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.

Airs Tuesday, December 27, at 8 p.m. The Kabbalah of Chanukah: An Inspirational Program for the Festival of Lights A jazz-virtuoso cantor and a kabbalistic psychotherapist bring their respective talents together, to provide new inspiration for Chanukah! Weaving a tapestry of tales and teachings from the Kabbalah together with sacred music from around the world, this dynamic duo reveals some of the hidden treasures of this ancient spiritual tradition.

Airs Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week at the BBC Proms, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen will be lead by Paavo Jarvi, with guest soloists Vilde Frang, violin and Lawrence Power, viola, in the Sinfonia concertante by Mozart's along with Erkki-Sven Tuur's Flamma and the Symphony No. 2 by Johannes Brahms.

Airs Monday, August 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as pianist Nikolai Lugansky joins maestro Charles Dutoit for a concert featureing Ravel's Ma Mère l’Oye, the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Rachmaninoff, the Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande by Fauré, Stravinsky's suite from the Firebird, and the Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila by Glinka.

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Airs Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 6 p.m. Sarah Darwin follows in the footsteps of her great, great grandfather to see how the Galápagos Islands themselves have evolved and changed since he visited in 1835.
     When Charles Darwin first saw the Galápagos Islands he wasn’t impressed - he said that, “nothing could be less inviting than the first appearance”. But later he recognised the unique nature of these islands, which he called, “a little world within itself”. They set him thinking about how animals change …and ultimately inspired his theory of evolution.

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