Red River Radio announces our Sixth 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 live radio broadcast on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. Each winner will also 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.
Airs Tuesday, April 21 at 6 p.m. As spring struggles to actually arrive and as we hope for summer is just around the corner, we thought it time for another edition of What's Bugging You with Dr. Beverly Burden, Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident Entomologist. She'll join Bill Beckett for a conversation about our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. Tune if for what's new in the insect world and call in with your questions at 800-552-8502.
Airs Monday, April 20, at 9 p.m. Joins us for the third of four programs celebrating Jazz from the New Orleans Jazz fest 2014 with a program titled "Swing is in the House." Some of the featured artists and works are:
Airs Monday, April 20, at 11 a.m. A new season of concerts from the San Francisco Symphony begins this week when Semyon Bychkov takes the podium and is joined by violinist Pinchas Zukerman for Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26. The concert will open with Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser (the Dresden version), and we'll hear Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64 plus as an encore Kissine's Post-scriptum (with Michael Tilson Thomas conducting. Join us for a new season of concert by the San Francisco Symphony each Monday at 11 a.m. on Red River Radio.
Airs Sunday, April 19, at 6 p.m. Confronting Hatred: 70 Years After the Holocaust examines the ways in which the Holocaust continues to inform contemporary discussions about hate speech, propaganda, and human rights. We hear stories from people confronting hatred in their lives, their communities, and sometimes in their own hearts.