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.

Bill Beckett was joined by Teresa Edgerton and Tina Kendrick, both with the Highland Restoration Association, to talk about this year's Highlands Holiday Tour of Historic Homes, which takes place Saturday, December 7 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, December 8 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about this event and homes to be toured contact the Highland Restoration Association online or call 318-572-9037.

Airs Wednesday, December 4 at 2 p.m. A one hour special of contemplative music for the season, hosted by Lynne Warfel.

Bill Beckett talks with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance about Frederica von Stade and the Sonus Hand Bell Ensemble which will perform on Friday, December 6th at 7:30 pm at the Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin. For more information you can visit The Angelina Arts Alliance or call at 936–633–5454.

Airs Tuesday, December 3 at 2 p.m.  Hear favorite Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz. 

Bill Beckett speaks with Shane Rasmussen, Director of the  Louisiana Folklife Center along with Jennifer Karle, CEO at Cane River Children’s Services in Natchitoches and Angie Corville, the HR Manager for Cane River Children’s Services. They present a Multi-Cultural Christmas tonight, December 3rd at 7 p.m. in Treen Auditorium on the Campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Information available at Louisiana Folklife Center or at (318) 357-4332. To contact call 318-352-9349.