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.

Cyber Day is Friday, September 22, 2017, kicking off our Fall campaign which begins Monday, September 25, 2017. For every $20,000 we raise before midnight, Friday, September 22 we will eliminate one day from our drive. Help continue more than 30 years of Public Broadcasting service to our region with your support. Everyone who makes a donation before midnight on Friday, September 22, 2017, will automatically be entered into the drawing for an ASUS ZenPad 10 Z300M Tablet with Android 6.0 OS. Help secure the future of Red River Radio.  DONATE NOW!

Courtesy: EldoMad.com

EL DORADO GOES MAD -  If you haven't heard already,   Something really big is happening in El Dorado, Arkansas, it's a thing called MAD,  which  stands  for  Murphy Arts District, aimed at revitalizing downtown El Dorado.  And here to explain more is Bob Tarren, MAD's Chief Marketing Officer."We are building ultimately a $100 million-dollar project in downtown El Dorado. It's going to consist in phase 1 an 8,000-plus person outdoor amphitheater complete with a farmers market kiosk, and a beautiful stage.

Airs Friday, September 22, 2017, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders is both charmed and confounded by Will Shorts, the NPR Puzzle Master on Weekend Edition Sunday.

Shreveport House Concert Series / Shreveport House Concert Series

Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Renowned Louisiana songwriter and musician David Egan, who passed away last year from cancer. David Egan was one of the state's most well-respected songwriters. he wrote music that has been performed by Joe Cocker, Percy Sledge, Tab Benoit, Irma Thomas, Etta James, Solomon Burke, Marcia Ball, Marc Broussard, and many others. David grew up in Shreveport and studied jazz and composition at the University of North Texas.