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12:00pm

Wed August 5, 2015
India Nights 2015

Red River Radio Spotlight: India Nights 2015

Aired Wednesday, August 5, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Sanjay Menon, Director of the Indian Studies Program and Dean of the Graduate Studies program at LSUS. They spoke about “India Night 2015,” featuring performances by the Nrutyashala School of Indian Classical and Folk Dance and a celebration of the Shakti: the inner strength of women. This will take place this Saturday Night, August 8, starting at 5:30 pm, at the University Center Theatre on the LSUS Campus. For more information call 318-797-5179.

6:00pm

Tue August 4, 2015
The Better Picture

The Better Picture with Ross Foote

Aired Tuesday, August 4, at 6 p.m.  Ross Foote hosted another live call-in show about photography, and your calls and photos were welcome. Ross offers tips and answers to your questions on how to get the most out of your smart phones, point-n-push, and SLR cameras. You can submit photo questions in advance at ross@thebetterpicture.org or you can call in during the next show at 800-552-8502.

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1:00pm

Mon August 3, 2015
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, August 3, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony, pianist Daniil Trifonov joins maestro Osmo Vänskä for Rachmaninoff's tribute to one of music most chrarismatic entities and a performance of the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Maestro Vänskä will open with a performance of Night Ride and Sunrise by Sibelius and you'll also hear the Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version) by Stravinsky, the Symphony No. 6 by Sibelius, and from the archive we'll hear a performance of Haydn's Symphony No. 60 in C major, Il distratto.

6:00pm

Sun August 2, 2015
Louisiana Public Square

Louisiana Public Square: Symbol or Statement - History in Public Spaces

Airs Sunday, August 2, at 6 p.m. The recent controversy in South Carolina over displaying the Confederate battle flag has sparked a dialog across the nation on the appropriateness and appropriate places for this icons of the Civil War Era. Is the display of Civil War statues and flags in public justified or do they belong only in museums? After the racially motivated violence in Charleston, South Carolina, state governments around the South are reevaluating the display of the Confederate battle flag on public grounds.

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12:00pm

Sat August 1, 2015
LA Opera

LA Opera: Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville

Scene from The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini
LA Opera

Airs Saturday, August 1, at 12 noon.  This week the LA Opera explore Figaro unbound in a new production of The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini. Rodion Pogossov stars as Figaro, with René Barbera as Count Almaviva, and Elizabeth DeShong as Rosina. This production also features Alessandro Corbelli as Doctor Bartolo, Kristinn Sigmundsson as Don Basilio, Lucy Schaufer as Berta, and Jonathan Michie as Fiorello. Trevore Ross directs this production and c leads the La Opera Orchestra and Chorus in The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini. Duff Murphy will host.

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