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11:31am

Wed May 22, 2013
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Shreveport author and illustrator prepares for 'Epic' weekend

Shreveport author and illustrator William Joyce will receive a prestigious media award Thursday that coincides with the premiere of his new animated feature film that will debut in Shreveport.

Joyce will receive a Christopher Award  in New York.  His book, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore," will be recognized alongside other books, films, and television/cable shows that live up to the highest values of the human spirit, according to the Christophers.

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9:00pm

Fri May 17, 2013
Caravan

Caravan

Airs Friday, May 17 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we have new music by the Secret Sisters and The Black Swans as well as tunes by Robert Deeble, John Trudell, and Alex De Grassi. On Blues at the Bottom, something old from Billy Holiday and something new from James Cotton, plus Joe Pug and Charles Brown. Then, in our concert hour, Dave Brubeck at the 2009 New Port Jazz Festival. On Be Quiet and Play the Music we'll wander into the Great Impossible. Tune in Friday at 9 for the Caravan here on Red River Radio.

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11:23am

Fri May 17, 2013
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Natchitoches French Table aims to keep Louisiana French alive

Dustin Fuqua, 31, is working to keep Louisiana French alive in Natchitoches Parish.

Louisianans who are interested in keeping Louisiana French alive will meet Saturday in Derry, La., for what’s called the Natchitoches French Table. Dustin Fuqua, cultural resource specialist for the Cane River Creole National Historical Park, launched the Natchitoches French Table in January.

Last year, he landed a coveted National Park Service professional development grant that enabled him to attend French Tables throughout southwest Louisiana to improve his retention and use of Louisiana French, a group of French dialects.

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8:39pm

Thu May 16, 2013
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KBSA - Power Outage from Storms

KBSA - Power Outage from Storms

Power is back up at KBSA as of 8:30 this morning.    However, we did have equipment damaged from lightening.    Our audio is currently set to our lower fidelity back-up audio and our HD is off.    We will restore full audio as quickly as possible.    We apologize for the inconvenience.

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6:00pm

Thu May 16, 2013
What's Bugging You

What's Bugging You

Aired Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m. Once again Beverly Burden, Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident Entomologist joined Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We spoke about what's new in the insect world and we took  your calls and questions about "What's Bugging You?"  Listen again on line now - just click on this post for the audio player.

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