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.

Courtesy: WRKF Baton Rouge

LA SPECIAL SESSION AGAIN -   Perhaps the 7th Time will be a Charm   as  another  special  legislative session officially began  for Louisiana Lawmakers  yesterday afternoon as they gathered in Baton Rouge once again to resolve  a  budget  gap  left  over  from  the previous  special session that ended earlier this month.

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Airs Friday, June 22, 2018, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature tracks from Drive By Truckers, Don Conoscenti, Dennis Dunn, Tom Russel, Neil Young, Jimi Hendrix, and Steve Earle in our first hour. This week's concert features part 1 of Geoff Achison and Randall Bramblett at the Fur Peace Ranch, and then week in our final hour, we'll dine with The Clown Prince featuring music by Nina Simone, Erin McKeown, Myshkin's Ruby Warbler, Patty Griffin, Maggie Koerner, Jon Anderson, and more.

Airs Monday, June 18, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra, the season concludes with an archival concert featuring Pierre Boulez leading the orchestra in Haydn's Mass in d, “Lord Nelson,” and the complete ballet score from Daphnis and Chloe by Ravel.

Airs Saturday, June 22, 2018, at 12 noon. Our opera season continues this summer The Royal Opera  House of London's production of George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence. This production stars Stéphane Degout as King, Barbara Hannigan as Isabel, Gyula Orendt as Gaveston, and Peter Hoare as Mortimer. this performance also features Samuel Boden, Jennifer France, Krisztina Szabó, and Andri Björn Robertson. George Benjamin conducts this production by the The Royal Opera House of London.

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