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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11:00am

Fri May 10, 2013
India Nights 2013

Red River Radio Spotlight: India Nights 2013

Bill Beckett sits down with Sanjay Menon, Associate Professor of Managment and Marketing and Director of the Indian Studies Program at LSUS about the India Nights 2013 dinner and concert on Saturday, May 11 beginning at 5 p.m. in the University Center at LSUS. For more information you can go to the India Studies web site of call 318-797-5179.

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8:00pm

Thu May 9, 2013
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Bela Fleck Africa Project, Episode Two

Airs Thursday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m. Part Two of Two: Banjoist Bela Fleck performs alongside exceptional African musicians such as Toumani Diabate, Vusi Mahlasela, D'Gary, Anania Ngoliga and others. Recorded at the Trustees Theater during the Savannah Music Festival.  Bela Fleck is often considered the premier banjo player in the world. While he is probably best known for his group The Flecktones, his musical projects have included straight-ahead and progressive bluegrass, as well as collaborations with jazz pianist Chick Corea, bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer, and Indian tabla master Zakir Hussain, among others. 

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12:00pm

Thu May 9, 2013
ART

Red River Radio Spotlight: River City Repertory Theatre - ART

Bill Beckett talks with Blayne Weaver, Partick Kirton and Jason Guy, the three cast members featured in the new production by the River City Repertory Theatre of "ART,'  a play by Yasmina Reza, which opens tonight at 7:30 at the East Bank Theatre in Bossier City. For show times and ticket information visit the River City Repertory Theatre or call 318-868-5888.

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11:00am

Thu May 9, 2013
Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Mormon Tabernacle Choir: A Mother's Joy & Songs for Mother

Airs Thursday, May 9 at 11 a.m. Join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they Celebrate the Joys of Mother with glorious works such as Gently Raise the Sacred Strain, Morning Has Broken, the Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel, All Through the Night, Hush Little Baby, I Often Go Walking, You Raise Me Up, It's a Grand Night for Singing from State Fair, As the Dew from Heaven, and God Be with You 'Till We Meet.

12:00pm

Wed May 8, 2013
RENZI Center Jazz & Blues Brunch

Red River Radio Spotlight: RENZI Center Jazz & Blues Brunch

Bill Beckett speaks with Jennifer Hill Development Director for the The Renzi Education and Art Center about their Jazz & Blues Brunch Fundraiser featuring Buddy Flett and Brady Blade, this Saturday, May May 11, at 11 am at The Shop on Southern Avenue in Shreveport. More Information is available at the Renzi Center  or at 318 - 222 - 1414. 

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