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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8:00pm

Thu October 4, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Bill Frisell Trio

Airs Thursday October 4 at 8:00 p.m. In this episode we listen to a 2010 performance by an American guitarist who has been closely identified to jazz, although he has always taken elements of folk, blues, rock and other styles, and spun them into a wholly original sound. Guitarist Bill Frisell is joined in this closing weekend performance at the Savannah Music Festival by bassist Tony Scherr and drummer Kenny Wollesen.

11:00am

Thu October 4, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Carnegie Hall Live: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Airs Thursday, October 4 at 11:00 a.m.  An opening night with Orff's Carmina Burana is auspicious; performed by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, it's breathtaking. Kick off Carnegie Hall's 2012–2013 season with this outstanding group and its illustrious music director as they dive into Carmina Burana's exciting rhythms and powerful melodies.

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10:01am

Thu October 4, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: The BIG READ

Bill Beckett talks with Debra Kavanaugh, the Literacy Coordinator for Shreve Memorial Library, about the Big Read, a community wide literacy program centering on Tim O'Brien book "The Things They Carried." There will be public dialogues and workshops about the themes in the stry and copies of the book will be handed out while supplies last. These events are set to kick off on Saturday, October 6 at the Shreve Memorial Library Broadmoor Resource Center.  To learn more about all these events surrounding this program go to Shreve Memorial Library or call 318-226-5864.

10:01am

Wed October 3, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: LA Film Prize 2012

Bill Beckett talks with Gregory Kallenberg, Executive Director of the LA Film Prize 2012 Festival about the events this weekend at the Robinson Film Center, the Capri, and Artspace. 20 films will be shown in numerous viewings over the festival weekend.  Opening Ceremonies begin Friday at 5:00 p.m. with a welcome to the filmmakers and to festival-goers. At 7:00 p.m. there is a Street Party with Special Musical Guests Big Sam’s Funky Nation and Engine. For full details visit LA Film Prize 2012 here.

10:01am

Tue October 2, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: How Can I Keep From Singing?

Bill Beckett talks David Hobson, Director of Centenary Choir and Music Minister at First United Methodist Church about "How Can I Keep From Singing" a choral concert featuring Centenary College’s Choir and Camerata, the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, area church choir members and directors, the First United Methodist Brass, and organist Ray Peebles, all under the direction of Dr. Eric Nelson. How Can I Keep from Singing is a beautiful hymn text that lifts the spirit through song as an expression of the deeper soul. The experience will feature classic and new sacred anthems as well as favorite hymn arrangements of the congregation. You can find out more by visiting Centenary College  or  First United Methodist Church.

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