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.

Courtesy: LSU AgCenter

CRAWFISH PURGE STUDY -The Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the summer season as people will be gathering for picnics, BBQ’s and other social gatherings.  And in Louisiana, this is the time of year for Crawfish Boils.    Now if you’ve ever spent any time around those who boil crawfish, you’ve probably heard some debate people about the practice of purging the crustaceans,  the icky part of preparing the mudbugs for cooking.  Some say it’s necessary, others say it doesn’t matter.

Gary Borders / Gary Borders

Airs Friday, May 26, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Gary Borders waits patiently for the blooms in his garden to create delicious vegetables.

Airs Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Darrell Scott - Part 1, in concert from the archives.

Jonathan Knowles / Getty Enbeds - Used by kind permission

Airs Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 6 p.m. Music enriches our lives. It can calm us, inspire us, and even affect brain development. On the this Mental Health Edition of Health Matters, host Dr. Mark Vigen, psychologist, and special cohost Dr. Todd Lobrano, psychologist, will discuss music and how it can enhance our lives and development. Guests will be Dr. Anil Nanda, Neurosurgeon and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at University Neurosurgery–LSU Health, and Krista Fanning, music teacher at Caddo Middle Magnet and Grammy Foundation Music Educator award finalist. Questions will be taken during the show at 1-800-552-8502 or via Twitter @rrrpublicradio.

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