Fri July 31, 2015

Gary Borders: Bidding adieu to Bo Pilgrim's bust on daily commute

Credit Gary Borders

For 13 months I have commuted from Longview to Mount Pleasant to publish the Daily Tribune. This small newspaper was on the verge of shutting down before it was purchased by the company that hired me to reverse its fortunes. I enjoyed the challenge, which was considerable: turning around the paper financially and editorially, hiring an entire staff, moving the office downtown. I get weary just thinking about all we did in a short time.

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Thu July 30, 2015
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain - Part One

Airs Thursday, July 30, at 8 p.m. Bassist Edgar Meyer and banjoist Bela Fleck had collaborated for nearly thirty years, but in 2008 when they formed a trio with tabla master Zakir Hussain, they created a small group in which each member offered up original compositions based upon their virtuosity and shared musical ideas. Tune in for part one of a Savannah Music Festival concert featuring Fleck, Meyer and Hussain live at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts. 


Thu July 30, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Violence and violent tendencies

Aired Thursday, July 30, at 6 p.m. What causes someone to have tendencies toward violent behavior? Dr. Todd Lobrano, psychologist, and Shelley Visconte, counselor and marriage and family therapist, hosted this Mental Health Matters program on violence. Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Scott Crichton was their guest along with Alan Golden, Director of the Public Defender’s Office in Caddo Parish. Your questions were taken at 1-800-552-8502.

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Thu July 30, 2015
Carnegie Hall Live

Carnegie Hall Live: Baroque Unlimited - Monteverdi’s Vespers

Airs Thursday, July 30, at 1 p.m. More than 400 years ago Claudio Montederdi composed one of the richest choral pieces in all of music. The majestic, muscular, and mysterious work still thrills audiences world wide. This week on Carnegie Hall Live Sir John Eliot Gardiner will lead the English Baroque Soloists in Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers. 


Thu July 30, 2015

Bossier City Farmer's Market owners: 'We want to keep this going, no interruptions'

Jacob Guerra and Scott Graham presented their farmer's market venture at Cohab's business lecture series in Shreveport Wednesday.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A pair of Bossier City entrepreneurs will launch an almost year-round farmer’s market at Pierre Bossier Mall Saturday. Jacob Guerra fondly recalls frequenting a farmer’s market growing up in Orlando, Florida.

Guerra says the Shreveport Farmers Market and many smaller ones in the area have a short season. Guerra wants to create a market for all seasons. Saturday’s market will feature 75 vendors with room for 200 in the future.

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