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Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, February 18, at 12 noon. The 2016-17 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Bellini’s I Puritani, starring soprano Diana Damrau and tenor Javier Camarena, who add new roles to their Met repertories as Elvira, the heroine driven to madness, and her beloved Lord Arturo Talbot. Maurizio Benini conducts the bel canto masterpiece, which also stars baritone Alexey Markov as Riccardo Forth, the Puritan leader in love with Elvira, and bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni as Elvira’s uncle, Giorgio Walton.

Gary Borders / Gary Borders

Airs Friday, February 10, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes a real life look behind the phrase Boston Wicked Strong.

  

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Airs Thursday, February 9, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White goes back into our tawdry history and a look at the legendary Marquis de Sade.

River City Repertoire Theater / River City Repertoire Theater

Airs Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Libby Villari who stars in this show and Patric McWilliams who directs ANN, a One Woman play about the life of Ann Richards, the legendary late Governor of Texas.

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Airs Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner celebrates a discovery from WW II that brings memories of that war home to Barksdale. 

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