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6:00pm

Thu July 23, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Tumors of the Brain and Spinal Column

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Aired Thursday, July 23, at 6 p.m. This week on Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer hosted and his guests were Dr. Symeon Missios, Assistant Professor Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health in Shreveport; radiation oncologist Dr. Ben Wilkinson with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center; and oncologist Dr. Chip McDonald , with Willis-Knighton Cancer Center. They discussed the latest information on tumors of the brain and spinal column. Your calls and questions were taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502. 

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1:00pm

Thu July 23, 2015
Carnegie Hall Live

Carnegie Hall Live: Baroque Unlimited II: Before Bach with Jordi Savall

Airs Thursday, July 23, at 1 p.m. This Week on Carnegie Hall Live, very old music sounds very new when conductor and viola de gamba soloist Jordi Savall leads the Le Concert des Nations in a feast of French Baroque music with Lully's Suite from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme; Marche pour la Cérémonie des Turque; Premiere Air des Espagnols; Second Air des Espagnols; L'entrée des Scaramouches; and Chaconne des Scaramouches; as well as Couperin's Prelude from Deuxième concert royal; Musette from Troisième concert royal; and the Chaconne légère from Troisième concert royal.

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6:00pm

Tue July 21, 2015
Bird Calls

Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford

Cliff Shackelford

Aired Tuesday, July 21, at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, took questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show.

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1:00pm

Mon July 20, 2015
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, July 20, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas will be joined on stage by violinist Alexander Barantschik for the beautiful Romances for Violin and Orchestra by Beethoven. Then composer Mason Bates performs electronica on his work The B-Side. Maestro Tison Thomas will finish the concert with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and the Adagio from Symphony No. 10 by Mahler. Rik Malone will host this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony.

6:00pm

Sun July 19, 2015
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Is Smart Technology Making us Dumb?

Airs Sunday, July 19, at 6 p.m. Smart technology grants us unprecedented, immediate access to knowledge and to each other -- a ubiquitous and seamless presence in everyday life. But is there a downside to all of this connectivity? It’s been said that smart technology creates dependency on devices, narrows our world to echo chambers, and impairs cognitive skills through shortcuts and distraction. Are these concerns an overstatement of the negative effects of high-tech consumption? The debaters are Nicholas Carr, Genevieve Bell, Andrew Keen, and David Weinberger. 

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