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7:35am

Tue April 1, 2014
Commentary

History Matters: A Civil War veteran scrutinized every turn in the Battle of Mansfield

Commentator Gary Joiner remembers Civil War veteran James A. Jarratt who wanted to ensure his firsthand account of the Battle of Mansfield helped lend clarity to  history.

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8:00pm

Mon March 31, 2014
Brady Blade: A Different Beat

Brady Blade: A Different Beat

Airs Monday, March 31 at 8:00 p.m.  Randy Brewer checks in with Brady Blade, renowned musician, entrepreneur, and co-owner of Blade Studios in Shreveport.  They discuss  Brady's move back to Shreveport, Blade Studios, and the current projects they're involved with. Brady share his thoughts on the current state of the recording industry, some emerging artists and the flow of talent from around the world to Shreveport to record, write, and engage in various creative projects. We'll listen to some familiar artists such as Dave Matthews, The Wall Flowers with Jakob Dylan, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd as well as bands that are stretching boundaries and paving new paths.

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12:11pm

Mon March 31, 2014
Local

Nacogdoches rallies private donors to build water park

The city of Nacogdoches erects a fundraising thermometer on the site of the future Splash Kingdom Waterpark, as private donors support the public-private venture.

A $2 million fundraising effort in Nacogdoches will secure a Splash Kingdom Waterpark for the city. Nacogdoches formed a public-private partnership with Splash Kingdom to build an $8 million water park. 

Private donors have stepped up to pay for a quarter of the cost through a charitable fund for this entertainment venue that will be built on city property. Nacogdoches doesn't have economic development tax dollars to make this project happen, according to Judy McDonald, president of Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation and chair of the fundraising committee.

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11:00am

Mon March 31, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Airs Monday, March 31 at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony baritone Thomas Hampson will join maestro Manfred Honeck for the Orchestral Songs for Baritone and Orchestra by Richard Strauss. Also joining maetsro Honeck will be french horn soloist William Cabellero who will be featured in the Horn Concerto No. 1 also by Richard Strauss. The concert will open with  John Stafford Smith’s arrangement of the “The Star Spangled Banner" and the concert will conclude with Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, “From the New World."

6:00pm

Sun March 30, 2014
Rethinking Religion

Rethinking Religion: New Directions in Prayer

Airs Sunday, March 30 at 6 p.m. Rethinking Religion – New Directions in Prayer: Trauma and Prayer weaves together insights and experiences on how people working through emotional and mental trauma have used prayer, psychological therapy and meditation to effect healing and recovery. Practitioners explore ideas about what these different strategies have in common – and that the future of healing is in understanding the connection between body, mind and spirit. 

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