Special Programs: Upcoming Community and Cultural Programs

Red River Radio offers a wide variety of programming, from classical, jazz and blues to news, public affairs, entertainment and information programming. We will also present specials for various holidays, cultural events, and documentaries on important issues of the day. Bookmark this page for information about these various specials. This page will be updated weekly. If an item you heard was removed and you'd like more information contact Bill Beckett at wbeckett@lsus.edu


  Here is what is coming up on Red River Radio.

  The following is a list of past specials you may have heard.

Red River Radio would like to add your voices and memories to this project. If you or someone you know would like to record for posterity, memories of 9/11, please contact Red River Radio by calling 800-552-8502 or by emailing us at 9-11 Memories. We will record and preserve and select the best for use at the 9/11 symposium.

Airs Monday, August 29, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra, their celebration of Brahms continues with Franz Welser-Möst leading the orchestra in the Brahms' Tragic Overture, Op. 81, followed by the Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90, and the concert concludes with his Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73.

Airs Sunday, August 28, at 6 p.m. We know about the power of clothes to affect how others see us. But does clothing have the power to actually change us on the inside? To boost our intellectual skills or melt our fear? Co-hosts Hanna Rosin and Lulu Miller, along with new contributors, explore the invisible ways clothes can seep into our skin and change us in surprising ways.

Ron van der Kolk / Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license

Airs Friday, August 26, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we open with Part 2 of In Search of a Song, the story of Justin Townes Earl. Then we travel to the North Sea Jazz Stage for Toots Thielemans in concert along with Maria Markesini & Bert van den Brink and the CTI All Star Band. Then in our final hour we wander deep into the realm of Proud Flesh with music from Lambchop, Mile Davis, Weather Report, Matrix, and Charles Mingus.

Courtesy: ArkLaTex Music Heritage Festival, Inc.

ARKLATEX MUSIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL - The Ark-La-Tex Music Heritage Festival returns to the Red RIver District in downtown Shreveport for a second year in celebration regional musicians who have helped shape the local music scene and have made a mark nationwide and internationally.  There will be more than 60 bands performing during the three day event which kicks off at 5pm under the Texas Street Bridge and lasts all day Saturday and Sunday.