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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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9:00pm

Fri April 17, 2015
Caravan

Caravan: Youth Lagoon & Kelis live from Stubbs

Airs Friday, April 17 at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we feature new music from Arc Iris, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, Yarn, and the Boreal Sons plus tracks from Townes Van Zandt, Diana Krall, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Robert Deeble and Chris Thomas King. Then in our concert hour, we travel to SXSW in Austin for a double bill featuring Youth Lagoon live at Stubbs and the R & B sounds of Kelis will also be featured live from Stubbs. Then, in our final hour we'll wander to The Other side of Daybreak.

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11:00am

Fri April 17, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: The Wrecking Crew at the Robinson Film Center

Bill Beckett spoke with bassist Joe Osborn, member of the legendary Wrecking Crew, about the documentary with the same title, chronicling these legendary musicians and the music they made. This documentary opens today at the Robinson Film Center with multiple showing throughout the coming week. For complete details visit online the Robinson Film Center or call 318-459-4122.

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8:00pm

Thu April 16, 2015
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Piano Showdown 2014 Part Two

Airs Thursday, April 16, at 8 p.m. One of the annual highlights of the Savannah Music Festival is a concert we produce called "Piano Showdown". It brings together four jazz pianists and allows them to display their original interpretation of songs in both solo and duo settings, with the only requirement being that every pianist has to play at least two songs together. This episode features part two of Piano Showdown 2014, with pianists Aaron Diehl, Christian Sands, Cyrus Chestnut and Marcus Roberts.

6:00pm

Thu April 16, 2015
Health Matters

Health Matters: Parkinson’s Disease - Repeat Broadcast

Repeat Broadcast - Airs Thursday, April 16 p.m. In the United States as many as one million people are living with Parkinson’s Disease. This week on Red River Radio's Health Matters, Dr. Randall Brewer hosts a conversation on Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders. His guests will be Dr. Meghan Harris, neurologist with the Highland Clinic, and Dr. Jessica Wilden, Assistant Professor and Director of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. This is a repeat broadcast and phone calls will not be taken. 

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11:00am

Thu April 16, 2015
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: American Boys Choir

Kermit Poling talks with Christopher Lynch, organist for St. Mark's Cathedral in Shreveport, about this weekend's concert featuring the American Boys Choir , on Sunday, April 19, at the 10:30 a.m Eucharist service, and then they will also perform at 6 p.m. with St. Mark's Choir for a special evensong program. He also spoke with conductor Fernando Malvar-Ruiz and student Dante Sorriano about the choir program, education, and school life with the Choir. For more information contact St. Mark's Cathedral at 318-221-3360.

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