A formal border crossing with Mexico opened a few weeks ago. It links a remote Mexican village with Big Bend National Park in West Texas. The U.S. government, along with Mexican and Canadian partners, is financing a sustainable tourism project in the area. But some locals are skeptical about the need for outside help. Lorne Matalon reports.
Thursday, 5 May, 2016
Today on KRTS
midnight-4 am | Undercurrents, public radio’s freewheeling eclectic music mix of triple A, rock, folk, blues, native, Americana, world, reggae, dub and electronica with host Gregg McVicar
4-5 am | Classical Morning
5-9 am | Morning Edition, weekly morning news program with stories from around the world
9-10 am | On Point, news analysis program that takes calls on different topics currently in the media
10-11 am | Texas Standard, up-to-the-moment coverage of politics, lifestyle and culture, the environment, technology and innovation, and business and the economy – from a Texas perspective
11 am-1 pm | American Routes, explores the shared musical and cultural threads in blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical and how they are distinguished
1-3 pm | Here & Now, reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation
3-6 pm | All Things Considered, each show consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound
6-6:30 pm | Marketplace, public radio’s daily magazine on business and economics news for the rest of us
6:30-7 pm | West Texas Talk, local interview program with a wide range of topics from artists in town to local government issues and more
7-8 pm | World Cafe, host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk, and alternative country with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists
8-10 pm | Honky-Tonk Happy Hour, hosted by David Branch, your weekly dose of old country honky-tonk
10-11 pm | Rock-a-Billy, Billy and Joni Marginot host an hour of rockabilly music, the genre most often considered the foundations for rock n’ roll
11 pm-midnight | Rock Pile, another locally-hosted throwback show with classic rock oldies – usually based on a theme
NPR Newscasts: Daily at the top of most hours.
Star Date: Daily at 11am and 7pm.
West Texas Talk: Weekdays at 6:30 PM
- Host Exchange Dispatch: Discovering “Town Meeting” Season, New England Politics and More
- Familiar Themes in an Artist Colony’s Evolution
- Veggies In Cattle Country: Texas Hospital Formally Promotes Plant-Based Diet
- First Week of a Desert-To-Coast Host Exchange Experiment
- Texas Photographer Traces Route of Georgia O’Keefe in New Mexico
- RT @currentpubmedia: A “sense of wonder” and more: Hosts share takeaways from swapping jobs 2000+ miles apart. https://t.co/5qhKAg5Xma http… about 3 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- What two hosts are learning from a Texas–Cape Cod job swap https://t.co/BuIa070xKh via @currentpubmedia about 5 hours ago from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
- Listen to what our @MorningEdition host has been up to on #CapeCod during our #RadioSwap https://t.co/ZN81qUROxZ 03:27:18 PM May 03, 2016 from Twitter Web Client ReplyRetweetFavorite
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