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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10:01am

Fri September 28, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: Matthew Davidson Steps Up

Bill Beckett talks with blues man Matthew Davidson and bassist Joe Osborn about the release of the New EP Step Up and the show Matthew presents tomorrow night at the Madison Park El Chico's at 6:00 p.m.  Details can be found at Matthews Web Site Here.

8:00pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Mark O'Connor's American Journey

Airs Thursday, September 27 at 8:00 p.m.  Mark O'Connor came to the Savannah Music Festival and spent ten days pursuing his American music journey. He taught master classes, played solos and duos, and performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. He played original compositions with the US Army String Band, his own Hot Swing Trio, and a string quartet, in which he and Daniel Hope were the fiddlers. Tune in to hear a variety of O'Connor's performances, all captured at the 2010 Savannah Music Festival.

11:00am

Thu September 27, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Best of Carnegie Hall Live: Bach's St. John Passion

Airs Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 a.m.  Our final program in the best of Carnegie Hall Live series features a stellar performance of Bach's St. John Passion by Les Violons du Roy and La Chapelle de Québec under the direction of Bernard Labadie with Tenor Ian Bostridge as the Evangelist, Bass-Baritone Neal Davies as Jesus, Soprano Karina Gauvin, Countertenor Damien Guillon, Tenor Nicholas Phan, and Bass-Baritone Hanno Müller-Brachmann.

10:01am

Thu September 27, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: Baby with the Bathwater

Bill Beckett talks with Emily Heugatter, Assistant Professor of Theatre and the Director of this production, and Jordan Fell and Josh Rabalais, who play the parents in the zany and touching dark comedy Baby with the Bathwater by Christopher Durang. This play kicks off the 2012-13 main stage season at Centenary’s Marjorie Lyons Playhouse. Opening night is Friday, September 28 at 8:00 p.m.  Show times and ticket information can be found at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse here.

8:00pm

Wed September 26, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Brady Blade: A Different Drum

Airs Wednesday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m.  Randy Brewer sat down with Brady Blade, renowned musician, entrepreneur, and co-owner of Blade Studio’s  in Shreveport, to talk about his life, his music career, and the current work he is doing with Blade Studios. During the hour we’ll travel across the globe with Brady as he works with artists ranging from the Killer Bees and the Brand New Heavies, to Emmylou Harris, Steve Earl, Daniel Lanois, and Dave Matthews. We’ll follow as he travels back to his home in Shreveport, after living in Sweden for many years, to open Blade Studio’s along with partner and Executive Producer Scott Crompton and award winning recording engineer Chris Bell. During the hour we’ll hear selections from some artists Brady has been working with including singer-songwriter Maggie Koerner and Citizen Cope. We'll also listen to some  artists he recommends such as Massive Attack, Hurricane Chris, and The Lackadaisies. In addition we will listen to tracks Brady played on from Steve Earl, Dave Matthews, and Emmylou Harris. Join us for an hour long profile of Brady Blade, Wednesday Night at 8:00 p.m., here on Red River Radio.

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