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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 - 020216 - Spotlight bird was the House Finch - recorded by Paul Jaszczak.


Airs Monday, July 25, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra, maestro Giancarlo Guerrero will lead the orchestra in a program from Knight Concert Hall in Miami which opens with the World Premiere of "Siklon,' music by Dorman. The concert then features Sir Edward Elgar's “Enigma” Variations and Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D Major, the Titan.

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Airs Sunday, July 24, at 6 p.m. You probably don’t even notice them, but social norms determine so much of your behavior - how you dress, talk, eat, and even what you allow yourself to feel. These emotional norms are so entrenched we never imagine they can shift. But hosts Alix Spiegel, Hanna Rosin and Lulu Miller examine two social experiments that attempted to do just that: teach McDonald’s employees in Russia to smile, and workers on an oil rig how to cry.

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Airs Friday, July 22, at 9 p.m. This week on the caravan we start on a trail of Cold Blooded Love and end up on the whipping post with tracks from The Trishas, Townes Van Zandt, Birds of Chicago, Steve Earl, Masayoshi Fujita, HEM, the Banditos, and the Allman Brothers. In our second our we join Darrell Scott Live on stage at Merlfest and in our final hour we find a respite, "Up Above the Clouds," with cuts by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Andrew Vasquez, Danny Schmidt, William Ackerman, Natalie Merchant, L. Subramanian, and Turin Brakes.

Airs Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m. This year NPR News and PBS NewsHour are teaming up to offer Special Coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention CoveragePBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will anchor the special coverage each evening, along with NPR host Rachel Martin. NPR’s National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson, Senior Editor Ron Elving and Political Editor Domenico Montanaro will be featured analysts.

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