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 Sunday, October 23, 2017, at 6 p.m. Criticized by patients, providers, and politicians alike, the United States healthcare system is hardly a crowd-pleaser. Is the most expensive health care system in the world beyond repair? The debaters are Shannon Brownlee, Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Dr. Robert Pearl, and Dr. David T. Feinberg.

Airs Monday, October 23, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony concludes its season of broadcast concerts this week with Michael Tilson Thomas joined by soprano Karina Gauvin and mezzo-soprano Kelley O’Connor along with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus for the epic Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Mahler's Resurrection Symphony. This concert will also feature Haydn's Symphony No. 60.

Todd Rosenberg / Todd Rosenberg

Airs Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 12 noon. The American Opera Series from WFMT continues with a concert performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra of Giuseppe Verdi's Falstaff starring Ambrogio Maestri as Sir John Falstaff; Eleonora Buratto as Alice Ford; Luca Salsi as Ford; Rosa Feola as Nannetta and Daniela Barcellona as Mistress Quickly. Daniela Barcellona, Laura Polverelli, Anicio Zorzi Giustiniani, Luca Dall'Amico, and Saverio Fiore fill out the cast.

Caravan: Tom Petty

Oct 20, 2017
Press Image - Paul Ingles / Paul Ingles - producer

Airs Friday, October 20, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature a two part appreciation of Top Petty starting with Tom Petty - Live and Kickin' It. The legendary rocker's surprising death on October 2, 2017 set off a series of tributes and fond memories by Petty's millions of fans around the world.

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