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7:35am

Thu July 17, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for July 17, 2014

This week commentator Brian O'Nuanain ponders reality from one perspective...and wonders how others might view the same set of events.

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12:00pm

Wed July 16, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folk Festival

Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and an Associate Professor of English at Northwestern State University about the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folk Festival which takes place this Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, in the air-conditioned Prather Coliseum, on the campus of Northwestern State University in historic Natchitoches. You can find our more by visiting them online at Louisiana Folk Life Center  or by calling 318-357-4332.

Read this years newsletter here.

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6:00pm

Tue July 15, 2014
Bird Calls

Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford

Airs Tuesday,  July 15 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for this show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show.

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7:35am

Tue July 15, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: The Story of Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles a one the Old West's most legendary Law Men and the real history behind the legend.

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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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