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5:00pm

Sat August 30, 2014
Young Artists Competition

Fifth Annual Young Artists Competition

Red River Radio Seeks Entrants for
The Fifth Annual Young Artists Competition

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8:00pm

Mon July 14, 2014
Newport Jazz Festival

Newport Jazz Festival: Dave Brubeck Live

Dave Brubeck

Airs Monday, July 14 at 8 p.m. It's been 50 years since 's Dave Brubeck's Time Out, and its crossover hits "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk," first appeared in record shops. Brubeck was plenty famous before then — he had already been invited to the Newport Jazz Festival a handful of times — and his musical output continued to evolve afterward. But that album is a large reason why he was invited to George Wein's Newport productions, as much as ever in this 50th anniversary year.      What's more, Brubeck says he still loves playing that material.

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11:00am

Mon July 14, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014

Airs Monday, July 14 at 11 a.m. On this week's broadcast concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony, music director Manfred Honeck returns to lead the orchestra in Modest Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. In between, pianist Denis Matsuev will take the stage for Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and he'll also perform Improvisation of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train.”

6:00pm

Sun July 13, 2014
Louisiana Public Square

Louisiana Public Square: Pot or Not? - The Decriminalization Debate

Airs Sunday, July 13 at 6 p.m. Would a reduction in penalties encourage more usage and lead the state down a path to legalization? Mandatory drug sentences cost Louisiana taxpayers millions of dollars to incarcerate people charged with simple possession of marijuana. Would a reduction in penalties encourage more usage and lead the state down a path to legalization? Or does Louisiana - which ranks among the top ten states for drug use - need further reinforcements in its battle against this “gateway drug”? Louisiana Public Square explores the pros and cons of legalization on “Pot or Not? The Decriminalization Debate.”

12:00pm

Sat July 12, 2014
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera's National Council Winners Concert 2014

The winners of the 2014 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. From L-R: tenor Yi Li, soprano Julie Adams, bass Patrick Guetti, soprano Amanda Woodbury, and bass-baritone Ao Li.
Rebecca Fay Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, July 12 at 12 noon. After a months-long series of competitions at the district, regional, and national levels, a panel of judges has named five young singers the winners of the 2014 National Council Auditions, the nation’s most prestigious vocal competition.

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