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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9:00pm

Fri March 27, 2015
Caravan

Caravan: India Nights Part 2

Scott Crain

Airs Friday, March 27, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll listen to new songs from Simone Dinnerstein with Tift Merritt and Sweet Honey in the Rock plus some classic cuts by John Trudell, Norah Jones and King Curtis. For Blues at the Bottom we'll flash back to Robert Johnson and we'll hear from Neil Young, and in our concert Hour we'll join Chitravina Ravikiran and Rajeev Taranath for a raga recorded live at the India Nights Concert 2013 and in our final hour join us as we visit with The Bricklayer's Beautiful Daughter.

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8:00pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Bela Fleck Abigail Washburn

Airs Thursday, March 26, at 8 p.m. Though they've played as a duo since they first met, trying impromptu duets at picking parties, doing a few tunes at benefits and playing occasional radio shows together, that was long before they got married and took the show on the road. With the birth of their little boy in the summer of summer of 2013, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn decided that the best way to stay together more would be to play together more. In this episode, we listen to a performance given by banjoists Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, recorded live at the Savannah Music Festival in the Lucas Theatre for the Arts.

6:00pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Gastrointestinal Health

Airs Thursday, March 26, at 8 p.m. Join Red River Radio for Health Matters, Thursday at 6 p.m. Dr. Randall Brewer will host a discussion on gastrointestinal health. Dr. James Hobley, gastroenterologist with GI Specialists in Shreveport, and Dr. Joann Warrick, colorectal surgeon with GI Specialists, will be our guests. Calls will be taken during the show at 800-552-8502.

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12:00pm

Thu March 26, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Sleep Out For Independence

Bill Beckett spoke with Simone Hennessee, Executive Director of Providence House, about Sleep Out For Independence a fundraiser and community awareness project about homelessness which takes place Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12th,  at Independence Stadium in Shreveport. For information or to register visit Sleep Out 4 Independence here. 

11:00am

Mon March 23, 2015
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014-15

Airs Monday, March 23, at 11 a.m. This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Nicolas McGegan conducts Vivaldi’s Four Seasons featuring Ye-Eun Choi on violin. We'll also hear Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 and the Chaconne from Idomeneo by Mozart. Jim Cunningham will host.

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