11:59pm

Thu December 31, 2015
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Celebrate 30 Years with Red River Radio

Help Red River Radio as we begin our 30th year of broadcasting with your support during our anniversary year. Thanks to all who made pledge during our end Of The Year Campaign. Your support if greatly appreciated. Come celebrate with us all year and help us start the next 30 years right.

12:59am

Sun March 15, 2015
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Check out the thank-you gifts

Caddo, Visions of a Southern Cypress Lake Book - $240 - Writer, Thad Sitton and photographer, Carolyn Brown have captured the human, animal, and plant life of Caddo, as well as the history of the lake itself.

Red River Radio offers many suggested pledge levels. One of our newest gifts, the "Caddo, Visions of a Southern Cypress Lake Book" is listed first in this slide show. We also offer all new members a one year subscription to Louisiana Cultural Vista Magazine Courtesy of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. We have special thank-you gifts starting at the $35 pledge level. Click through the slide show and the caption will describe each gift and the pledge amount. Click here to go to our pledge page to make your pledge. Please help support your public radio station at nay level and keep all the shows you love on the air. Donate Now!

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12:00pm

Sat March 7, 2015
Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera: Bizet’s Carmen

A scene from Act I of Bizet’s Carmen
Ken Howard Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, March 7, at 12 noon. The 2014-15 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Bizet’s Carmen, starring Elīna Garanča as the gypsy seductress and Jonas Kaufmann as her jealous lover, Don José. American soprano Ailyn Pérez and Hungarian bass Gábor Bretz make their network broadcast debuts as the country girl Micaëla and the toreador Escamillo, and Louis Langrée conducts. Carmen will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 1:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 7.

8:00pm

Fri March 6, 2015
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Cookie Jar Live on Red River Radio

Airs Friday, March 6, at 8:00 p.m. Barbara Jarrell & Cookie Garner, AKA Cookie Jar, will join hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. They'll presents a blend of acoustic originals mixed with folk, classic pop and roots Americana covers for a delightful and fun evening of music. Support live, local music on the radio. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line here: DONATE NOW!

8:00pm

Thu March 5, 2015
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Chris McCaa - AKA Professor Pork Chop Live From Red River Radio

Chris McCaa

Airs Thursday, March 5 at 8 p.m. Chris McCaa, AKA Professor Pork Chop will be cooking up some musical gumbo LIVE this Thursday night at 8 pm on Red River Radio. His latest CD, U R My Everything as made a big splash on the roots and blues charts and he'll be here to share some of the music with you. All About Jazz says the "Professor ... has a voice that is the love child of Randy Newman and John Hiatt, seasoned with Tabasco and gin."  Tune in for his high proof and hot music live during our Spring Pledge Drive and give us a call at 800-552-8502 to make your pledge or go on line here.  Donate Now!

8:00pm

Wed March 4, 2015
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Pipp Gillette Live On Red River Radio

Pipp Gillette

Airs Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m. Pipp plays traditional cowboy music on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and bones. Pipp and his late brother, Guy Gillette, recorded eight albums of cowboy music and were recipients of the Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Best Traditional Album of 2010. They also received the 2012 Wrangler Award for Best Outstanding Original Western Composition for their performance of the song, Trade Off, penned by Waddie Mitchell.

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7:26am

Wed March 4, 2015
The Two-Way

For U.S. Children, Minorities Will Be The Majority By 2020, Census Says

The Census Bureau predicts shifts in the U.S. over the coming years, with a more diverse — and older — population.
U.S. Census Bureau

America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report. The agency also says the overall U.S. population will grow older — and grow more slowly — in coming years.

By around 2020, "more than half of the nation's children are expected to be part of a minority race or ethnic group," the Census Bureau says, putting Americans under the age of 18 at the front of a trend that will see the overall population follow suit some 20 years later.

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7:03am

Wed March 4, 2015
Goats and Soda

Watch A Film From Mali: The Day Before The Music Died

Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Touré.
Courtesy of Kiley Kraskouskas

Just its title has an ominous sense of finality: The Last Song Before the War.

The documentary by Kiley Kraskouskas presents the 2011 Festival in the Desert, a showcase for Mali's incredible musicians that had been held underneath the stars outside of Timbuktu for 12 years. Ten months after the joyous celebration depicted in the film, Islamic extremists took over that part of the country. Among the horrors inflicted by the occupiers was a total ban on music.

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6:52am

Wed March 4, 2015
World

Researchers Explain Why Indian Cuisine Is Exquisite

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6:52am

Wed March 4, 2015
World

2 Stories Of Law And Order

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