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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11:00am

Mon January 9, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Apollo's Fire - Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

Airs Monday, January 9 at 11:00 a.m.
Program No. 13.  Mozart: Light & Shadows
Jeannette Sorrell, conducting
Guest Artist: John Gibbons, fortepiano
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in d minor
Mozart: Requiem in d minor
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, K. 488

12:00pm

Sat January 7, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Metropolitan Opera: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel

Kate Lindsey as Hansel, Robert Brubaker (in the oven) as The Witch, and Alekandra Kurzak as Gretel.
Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera Metropolitan Opera

Airs Saturday, January 7 at 12:00 noon

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8:00pm

Thu January 5, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Savannah Music Festival: Piano Showdown Part Two

Dick Hyman at the Piano

8:00pm

Tue January 3, 2012
Cultural and Community

NPR News Special: The Iowa Caucuses

Airs Tuesday, January 3 at 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Hosted by Robert Siegel
Our special coverage will feature candidate speeches, newsmaker interviews, and updates from NPR correspondents at key candidate headquarters. We’ll also hear analysis from NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson and from NPR contributors E.J. Dionne (The Washington Post), Matthew Continetti (The Weekly Standard), and Andrew Kohut (The Pew Center).

Follow all the results on line with Red River Radio & NPR News:

 

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8:00pm

Mon January 2, 2012
Cultural and Community

The Moth Radio Hour - Program 1

Mike Birbigla
Photo by: Sarah Stacke

Airs Monday, January 2 at 8:00 p.m.  A hair stylist recalls accompanying his father on hunting expeditions in Alabama, a young journalist carefully sets the stage to make her first time memorable, and best-selling novelist Walter Mosley cares for his ailing mother. Hosted by noted comic and storyteller Mike Birbigla, and Jay Allison.

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