Bill Beckett http://redriverradio.org en Caravan: Sarah Jaffe Live http://redriverradio.org/post/caravan-sarah-jaffe-live <div><strong>Airs Friday, April 18 at 9 p.m</strong>. This week on the Caravan we'll feature some classic tracks from Van Morrison, Victoria Williams, and Original Harmony Ridge Creek Dippers plus something new from Devendra Banhart and something exotic from Huun Huur Tu and on Blues at the Bottom, Buddy Flett, Henry Gray, and Carol Fran drive it on home. In our concert set this week we four tracks from an NPR Tiny Desk concert with Lord Huron and then we travel to Austin for a SXSW concert at Momo's with Sarah Jaffe. Our Final hour is a kick up your heels set guaranteed to get your feets-a-movin'.</div><p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 42908 at http://redriverradio.org Caravan: Sarah Jaffe Live Red River Radio Spotlight: Particle Fever at the Robinson Film Center http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-particle-fever-robinson-film-center <h2 style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><strong>Aired Wednesday, April 16 at 12 noon</strong>. Bill Beckett talks with Alexandre Kent, the Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center and Dr. Lee Sawyer, a professor of physics at Louisiana Tech University about the film “<strong>Particle Fever</strong>,” a documentary which captures the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. “Particle Fever,” will be screened at the Robinson Film Center beginning Friday with a special showing Saturday, April 19<sup> </sup>at 5 p.m. followed by a talk with Dr. Sawyer who will field questions to help audience members understand why this unprecedented experiment matters to scientists and non-­scientists alike. If you’d like more information contact the <strong><a href="http://robinsonfilmcenter.org" target="_blank">Robinson Film Center</a></strong> online at or call <strong>318-459-4122.</strong><o:p></o:p></span></h2><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Alexandre Kent & Dr. Lee Sawyer 42678 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: Particle Fever at the Robinson Film Center What's Bugging You http://redriverradio.org/post/whats-bugging-you-4 <p><strong>Airs Tuesday, April 15 at 6 p.m.</strong> 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 <strong>800-552-8502</strong>.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Dr. Beverly Burden 42907 at http://redriverradio.org What's Bugging You Metropolitan Opera: Giordano’s Andrea Chénier http://redriverradio.org/post/metropolitan-opera-giordano-s-andrea-ch-nier <p><strong>Airs Saturday, April 12 at 12 noon.</strong> The 2013-14 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Giordano’s Andrea Chénier. &nbsp;Gianandrea Noseda conducts the verismo tragedy, which stars tenor Marcelo Álvarez in the title role of the real-life poet executed during the Reign of Terror; soprano Patricia Racette as his love, the aristocrat Maddalena; and baritone Željko Lučić as Carlo Gérard, the former servant turned revolutionary. &nbsp;Andrea Chénier will be heard live over the Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network.</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 42480 at http://redriverradio.org Metropolitan Opera: Giordano’s Andrea Chénier Caravan: Dave Brubeck at the Newport Jazz Festival http://redriverradio.org/post/caravan-dave-brubeck-newport-jazz-festival <p><strong>Airs Friday, May 17 at 9 p.m.</strong> 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 Newport 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.</p><p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 42548 at http://redriverradio.org Caravan: Dave Brubeck at the Newport Jazz Festival