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.

Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC / This file is in the public domain in the United States because it was solely created by NASA. NASA copyright policy states that "NASA material is not protected by copyright unless noted

Airs Tuesday, July 18, at 7:45 p.m. Dr. Gary Joiner looks at how hurricanes not only have a profound effect on the landscape, but have also altered the course of history.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

Airs Monday, July 17, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas is joined by soprano Susanna Phillips for Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24. The concert will open with Dispatches by Ted Herne and we'll also feature the Pathétique symphony by Tchaikovsky and the Symphony No. 7 by Sibelius.

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TEXAS SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE SESSION — Though "bathroom bills" targeting transgender people fizzled in deep-red states across the U.S., the issue is still white hot in Texas,  as it will be part of the special legislative session  that convenes this week in Austin.  Powerful business entities, from Apple to the NFL, oppose such a bill as discriminatory as it would require transgender people to use public restrooms according to their birth-certificate gender. But before any bills get attention,  the Legislature must first address expiration dates of certain state agencies.

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