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.

Marv Goldschmitt/Courtesy of the artist / Jazz Nights In America/NPR

Airs Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 8 p.m. Catherine Russell remembers her late mother, singer Carline Ray, in a performance honoring the vocal jazz trio tradition. Russell is known for her work with Steely Dan and David Bowie, but also as an interpreter of blues and early jazz music. For this episode of Jazz Night in America, she hones in on this style with arrangements originally reworked by Sy Oliver for Carline Ray. Also, Russell shares stories of her mother’s journey in jazz through coming up in the 1940s as a black woman.

Press Image / Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions.

Courtesy: pprllsu.com

WHAT LOUISIANIANS THINK - The 2017 Louisiana Survey is the sixteenth in an annual series sponsored by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication. The mission of the Louisiana Survey is to establish benchmarks as well as to capture change in residents’ assessments of state government services. The survey is further dedicated to tracking public opinion on the contemporary policy issues that face the state.  For more information: http://pprllsu.com/projects/

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