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.



Mon January 16, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs a King Celebration

Airs Tuesday, Monday 16 at 11:00 a.m.   Lead by their conductor, Robert Spano, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs a King Celebration.  Hosted by Fred Child and Lois Reitzes, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be joined by Yo-Yo Ma, and the Spelman and Morehouse College Glee Choirs in works by Beethoven, Brahms, Schwantner and Dvorak.


Sat January 14, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

The Metropolitan Opera: Bellini's Norma (Archival Broadcast)

Airs Saturday, January 14 at 12:00 noon.   A tribute to Joan Sutherland  

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Fri January 13, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Regional Symphony Broadcasts

The 14th annual Community Concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., airs Friday, Jan. 13, at 12:00 p.m. 

 The concert features Dallas opera singer Keron Jackson, the El Dorado Gospel Workshop and El Dorado Community Choirs with the South Arkansas Symphony.


Thu January 12, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Americana

David Grisman Quintet

Airs Thursday, January 12 at 8:00 p.m.   Performers include Sam Bush, Mike Marshall, Don Stiernberg, the David Grisman Quintet, Jerry Douglas, Bob Seeley, the Bucky Pizzarelli Trio, Daniel Hope, Tony Williamson and Sebastian Knauer.

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Tue January 10, 2012

NPR News Special: The New Hampshire Primaries

Airs Tuesday, January 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Hosted by Melissa Block.
Our coverage will feature candidate speeches, newsmaker interviews, and expert analysis from NPR Contributors E.J. Dionne (The Washington Post) and Matthew Continetti (The Weekly Standard), along with polling insights from The Pew Center's Andrew Kohut. We'll also hear from NPR's Mara Liasson and Ron Elving in our Washington Studios.

Follow all the Results on Line with Red River Radio & NPR News  

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