Texas http://redriverradio.org en What Was I Thinking for March 27, 2014 http://redriverradio.org/post/what-was-i-thinking-march-27-2014 <p>Commentator Brian O'Nuanain reflect on his recent trip to San Antonio, Texas for a concert and gives the city two thumbs up.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:35:00 +0000 Brian O' Nuanain 41900 at http://redriverradio.org What Was I Thinking for March 27, 2014 Gary Borders: Americans are overrun with surveys, survey says http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-americans-are-overrun-surveys-survey-says <p>When was the last time you were solicited to take a survey? Chances are very recently, according to commentator Gary Borders, who now and again takes the bait and fills one out.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Borders is a journalism instructor at Kilgore College. Chances are his students will one day fill out a survey about him</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 08:35:10 +0000 Gary Borders 38928 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: Americans are overrun with surveys, survey says Gary Borders: Boxing great Jack Dempsey had oil wealth in East Texas http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-boxing-great-jack-dempsey-had-oil-wealth-east-texas <p>Walk into the study of commentator Gary Borders and you'll see framed sports memorabilia showcasing an American cultural icon of the 1920s. Newspaper clippings of Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey remind Borders of his dad and Dempsey's ties to East Texas.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:35:33 +0000 Gary Borders 37780 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: Boxing great Jack Dempsey had oil wealth in East Texas Texas Jazz & Blues Greats http://redriverradio.org/post/texas-jazz-blues-greats <div><strong>Airs Friday, November 29 at 9 p.m. &nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Texas Jazz &amp; Blues Greats is hosted by jazz pianist and composer Jason Moran, a Texas native himself. &nbsp;Moran was recently tapped to be the Creative Director at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts after the passing of Dr. Billy Taylor, and was the recipient of the 2010 MacArthur Fellowship. &nbsp;A student of the blues, Jason’s virtuoso performances marries classical, blues, and jazz with the musical influences of his generation including funk, hip-hop, and rock. &nbsp;The Texas Jazz &amp; Blues Greats project was right in his sweet spot!&nbsp;</span></div><p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 03:00:00 +0000 36723 at http://redriverradio.org Texas Jazz & Blues Greats The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom http://redriverradio.org/post/long-game-texas-ongoing-battle-direction-classroom <p><strong>Airs Sunday, October 27 at 6 p.m. </strong>From KUT,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Austin Public Radio,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the world premiere of a new radio documentary, The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom. Produced by Peabody award winner&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Trey Kay,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Long Game delves into the culture war battles over public school curriculum content, which have ebbed and flowed in the Lone Star State for the past fifty years.</span></p><div>For more than a half a century, citizens of the Lone Star State have had intense, emotional battles over what children should and should not be taught in public school classrooms. While there have been fights over just about every academic subject, debates over history, evolution, God and country generate the most heat.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><strong><a href="https://soundcloud.com/treykay-1/long-game-texas-ongoing" target="_blank">Listen again here</a></strong>.</div><p> Sun, 27 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 35078 at http://redriverradio.org The Long Game: Texas’ Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom