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

Thu August 2, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: Fences at Shreveport Little Theatre

Bill Beckett sits down with Director Robert Alford II and Actor Sy Richardson to discuss their production of August Wilson's play "Fences," which opens tonight at the Shreveport Little Theatre. More Information can be found at:  Shreveport Little Theatre

12:00am

Mon July 30, 2012
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Red River Radio thanks our Sponsors for A Prairie Home Companion

Red River Radio thanks our sponsors for their help in bringing
 A Prairie Home Companion to Shreveport.
The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourism Bureau
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SMG/Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

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12:00am

Sun July 29, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Radiolab: Colors

Airs Monday, July 30 at 8:00 p.m. Our world is saturated in color, from the softest hues to the most lurid, violent stains. But it’s hard to put your finger on how something so intangible can have such a visceral punch. This hour, we ask how the pigments around us color our thoughts, and wonder how much of what we see is on the outside...and how much is created in our heads. From Sir Isaac Newton sticking a needle in his eye, to a sea creature that sees a rainbow far beyond what humans can experience.

12:00am

Sun July 29, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

America's Music Festivals: Moab Music Festival

Moab: God's Carnegie Hall

Airs Monday, July 30 at 11:00 a.m. Moab, Utah borders two of the nation’s most spectacular national parks – Canyonlands and Arches. Naturally, the local Moab Music Festival takes advantage of the incredible landscape and moves performances directly into the gorgeous red-rock country. The signature event of this festival is a concert series that unites classical chamber music and the beauty of nature – the series actually takes place inside a grotto carved by the Colorado River. Concert goers climb into boats, tour the river and find themselves inside the magical space where chamber music fills what critics call God’s version of Carnegie Hall.

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9:00pm

Fri July 27, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Rodriguez: Searching For Sugar Man

Sixto Rodriguez (c. 1970)

Airs Friday, July 27 at 9:00 p.m.   When Sixto Rodriguez emerged from Detroit in the early 70's, he made two albums that didn't catch the ears of the public in the United States. But in South Africa, Rodriguez became a household name - up there with Bob Dylan and Elvis Presley. South Africans didn't know much about his life, but it was an accepted rumor that he had committed suicide. 25 years later, a couple of fans decided to search for information, and they discovered their hero alive and well- doing manual labor and completely unaware of his impact and success half a world away. In this one-hour radio special, you'll hear from the producers of his records, the people who found him and the director of a documentary about how it all happened, and from Rodriguez himself.

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