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Red River Radio presents cultural specials throughout the year. Holiday specials, programs on music, theatre, and the arts. We also air documentaries on a wide range of subjects from sciences and politics, to history and our changing communities  . Red River Radio is your source for Great Music, In Depth News, and much more.

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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for March 20, 2018 - Profile species is the Downy Woodpecker


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Airs, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. at 11 a.m. An hour-long program of music, exploring the life and continuing popular appeal of medieval Abbess, composer, and mystic Hildegard von Bingen. In the past 50 years, we've learned much more about the music of women composers in earlier ages. One of the most studied, discussed, and performed of these composers is the medieval Abbess and mystic Hildegard von Bingen. On this edition of Harmonia, we'll explore the continuing popularity of Hildegard, and some different approaches to her music. Hosted by Angela Mariani.

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Red River Radio announces our 2018 Annual Young Artists Competition, open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 18 and under in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Winners will be chosen from entries for participation in a radio broadcast to be recorded on June 9, 2018, in the Marion and Donald Weiss Performance Studio at Red River Radio. Each winner will receive a copy of their professionally recorded performance. Winners will be selected based on ability, musicality, and appropriateness of the selection for a radio program.

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Airs Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 6 p.m This special edition brings together the Forces of Entomology and Ornithology in this special edition of Bird Calls & What’s Bugging You, with Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at LSU Shreveport. They will take your calls about the Avian and Insect worlds on Tuesday, April 10, at 6 p.m.

Airs Monday, April 2, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, pianist Mitsuko Uchida will lead the Cleveland Orchestra from the piano in three works by Mozart, his Piano Concerto No. 23 in a; the Divertimento in F; and Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 in c.

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