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.

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Airs, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. at 11 a.m. An hour-long program of music, exploring the life and continuing popular appeal of medieval Abbess, composer, and mystic Hildegard von Bingen. In the past 50 years, we've learned much more about the music of women composers in earlier ages. One of the most studied, discussed, and performed of these composers is the medieval Abbess and mystic Hildegard von Bingen. On this edition of Harmonia, we'll explore the continuing popularity of Hildegard, and some different approaches to her music. Hosted by Angela Mariani.

NPR / NPR

Airs Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Tank and the Bangas.

Dr. Beverly Burden
Red River Radio / Red River Radio

Airs Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 6 p.m. Once again Dr. Beverly Burden, an Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident entomologist, joined Bill Beckett to discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. We'll talk about what's new in the insect world and we'll took forward to your calls and questions about "What's Bugging You" at 800-552-8502.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, June 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week Red River Radio begins a new season of broadcast concerts by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. In our opening concert pianist Yuja Wang will be featured in the Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Opus 35. Then Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in two works by Stravinsky, his Le Chant du Rossignol and the 1919 version of his Firebird Suite.

Airs Sunday, June 24, 2018, at 6 p.m. The international community currently faces a global refugee crisis and mass atrocities in Iraq, Myanmar, Syria, Yemen, and beyond. How should the West respond? Proponents of humanitarian intervention – the use of force to halt human rights abuses – argue that the world’s most powerful militaries have a responsibility to protect innocent civilians around the world. But opponents argue that military intervention is a form of imperialism, and that it often worsens the conflicts it sets out to solve.

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