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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12:00pm

Sat December 31, 2011
Cultural and Community

Metropolitan Opera - Johann Strauss Jr.’s Die Fledermaus

Airs Saturday, December 31 at 12:00 noon

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8:00pm

Thu December 29, 2011
Cultural and Community

Savannah Music Festival - Piano Showdown Part One

Airs Thursday, December 29 at 8:00 p.m.

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9:00pm

Tue December 27, 2011
Cultural and Community

Newport Jazz Festival 2011: New Black Eagle Jazz Band In Concert

New Black Eagle Jazz Band at Newport Jazz Festival 2011

Airs Tuesday, December 27 at 9:00 p.m.
The 40-year-old trad jazz band performed at the Newport Jazz Festival on August 6.

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9:00pm

Mon December 26, 2011
Cultural and Community

A Season's Griot 2011

Airs Monday, December 26 at 9:00 p.m.
One-hour Kwanzaa celebration, this year exploring the theme of peace through storytelling, music and voices from the streets, hosted by Madafo Lloyd Wilson. 

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8:00pm

Mon December 26, 2011
Cultural and Community

The Promised Land: Food for Thought

Airs Monday, December 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Episode 2: Think Like a Bee — Marla Spivak
From turkey and stuffing to figgy pudding, latkes to black-eyed peas, the holiday season seems to revolve around food. And this fall The Promised Land — public radio's Peabody Award-winning series about vision and leadership — takes an unexpected tack on the subject.

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