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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7:00pm

Thu April 17, 2014
A Time To Cross Over

Passover: A Time To Cross Over

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. This Passover holiday special magazine celebrates the journey from slavery to freedom with segments featuring Emmy Award Winner Jeremy Piven; Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brookds; 'Kosher Gospel' singer Joshua Nelson;Iranian-born novelist Gina Nahai; "The Giant Leap", an original family radio play by the acclaimed Storahtelling; a moving piece about "Freedom Song", an original musical about a Passover meal written by recovering addicts; and more...Hosted by Arye Gross.

2:00pm

Thu April 17, 2014
Mormon Tabernacle Choir

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir: Hope & Light and Easter Reflections

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 2 p.m. Join us for the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir as they present Hope & Light and Easter Reflections with songs including Christ the Lord Is Risen Today, In the Garden, Be Thou My Vision, Look to the Day, There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today, Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise, Gently Raise the Sacred Strain and God Be with You Till We Meet Again.

1:00pm

Thu April 17, 2014
Harmonia

Harmonia: Easter

Airs Thursday, April 17 at 1 p.m. An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the Christian holidays around Easter. Choral music from the times and lands of the Pre-Baroque era is all about endless layers upon layers of the richest of human and vocal harmonies. From the Renaissance through the baroque, music for Holy Week and Easter Sunday will be explored, in addition to a new release by Rinaldo Alessandrini's Concerto Italiano.  Hosted by Angela Mariani.

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10:00am

Thu April 17, 2014
Eastertide

Eastertide with Christ Church Cathedral Choir

Airs Sunday, April 20 at 10 a.m. The English chorale tradition comes alive during this Easter special featuring the Cathedral Choir of Christ's Church Oxford with a rich selection of chorale works from across the centuries.

12:00pm

Wed April 16, 2014
Particle Fever

Red River Radio Spotlight: Particle Fever at the Robinson Film Center

Aired Wednesday, April 16 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Alexandre Kent, the Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center and Dr. Lee Sawyer, a professor of physics at Louisiana Tech University about the film “Particle Fever,” a documentary which captures the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. “Particle Fever,” will be screened at the Robinson Film Center beginning Friday with a special showing Saturday, April 19 at 5 p.m. followed by a talk with Dr. Sawyer who will field questions to help audience members understand why this unprecedented experiment matters to scientists and non-­scientists alike. If you’d like more information contact the Robinson Film Center online at or call 318-459-4122.

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