Louisiana Folklife Center http://redriverradio.org en Red River Radio Spotlight: 5th Annual NSU Multi-Cultural Christmas Concert http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-5th-annual-nsu-multi-cultural-christmas-concert <h2 style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><strong>Bill Beckett</strong> speaks with <strong>Shane Rasmussen</strong>, Director of the &nbsp;<strong>Louisiana Folklife Center </strong>along with <strong>Jennifer Karle</strong>, CEO at <strong>Cane River Children’s Services</strong> in Natchitoches and <strong>Angie Corville</strong>, the HR Manager for Cane River Children’s Services. They present a <strong>Multi-Cultural Christmas</strong> tonight, December 3<sup>rd</sup> at 7 p.m. in Treen Auditorium on the Campus of <strong>Northwestern State University in Natchitoches</strong>. Information available at <strong><a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/">Louisiana Folklife Center</a></strong> or at <strong>(318) 357-4332</strong>. To contact&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-weight: inherit; line-height: 1.5;">call&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: 1.5;">318-352-9349.</strong></h2><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 36923 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: 5th Annual NSU Multi-Cultural Christmas Concert Red River Radio Spotlight: NSU Louisiana Folk Festival 2013 http://redriverradio.org/post/red-river-radio-spotlight-nsu-louisiana-folk-festival-2013 <p><strong>Aired Thursday, July 18 at 12 noon.&nbsp;</strong> <strong>Bill Beckett </strong>talks with <strong>Shane Rasmussen</strong>, the Director for the Louisiana Folklife Center and an Assistant Professor of English at <strong>Northwestern State University</strong> about the <strong>34th annual Louisiana Folk Festival</strong> which takes place Friday &amp; Saturday, July 19 &amp; 20 in Praether Coliseum on the Campus of Northwestern State University. For information about the festival, artists, and exhibits visit their web site at <strong><a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu" target="_blank">NSU Louisiana Folk Festival</a> </strong>or call (318) 357-4332.</p><p><strong><a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/assets/2013-FF/Festival-schedule-for-website.pdf" target="_blank">See the Schedule here</a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/assets/2013-FF/2013-Fiddle-Championship-Entry-Form.pdf" target="_blank">Fiddle Championship Entry Forms</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett 30568 at http://redriverradio.org Red River Radio Spotlight: NSU Louisiana Folk Festival 2013 Four to be inducted into Louisiana's Hall of Master Folk Artists http://redriverradio.org/post/four-be-inducted-louisianas-hall-master-folk-artists <p>Two noted Louisiana craftspeople and two of the state’s leading musicians will be inducted into the Louisiana Folklife Center’s Hall of Master Folk Artists Saturday as part of the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival.</p><p></p><p>This year’s inductees include accordionist Geno Delafose,&nbsp;frontman for his band&nbsp;“French Rockin’ Boogie.” Delafose is a rancher near his hometown of Eunice. He is serving as honorary chairman of this year’s festival in its 34<sup>th</sup> year.</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:57:55 +0000 Courtney Heppe 30675 at http://redriverradio.org Four to be inducted into Louisiana's Hall of Master Folk Artists 10:01 Spotlight - 4th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference http://redriverradio.org/post/1001-spotlight-4th-annual-louisiana-studies-conference <p>Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches about the 4th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference which takes place Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22 in Magale Recital Hall on the NSU Campus. One of the topics this year includes the life and paintings of Clementine Hunter. Information available at the <strong><a href="http://louisianafolklife.nsula.edu/">Louisiana Folklife Center</a></strong>.</p><p><strong>Related Story: <a href="http://www.redriverradio.org/post/biography-gives-fresh-insight-artist-clementine-hunter">Biography gives fresh insight into artist Clementine Hunter</a></strong></p><p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 15:01:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Shane Rasmussen 17334 at http://redriverradio.org 10:01 Spotlight - 4th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference