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.

CDC / Public Domain

Airs Thursday, December 8, at 6 p.m. Cytomegalovirus infects 20,000 to 40,000 infants each year, far more than Zika, and can cause permanent disabilities, but it’s something we do not hear much about. This week Dr. Randall Brewer, host of Health Matters, will be joined by Dr. Andrew D. Yurochko, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology at LSU Health Shreveport, to talk about CMV research. He’ll also be joined by Dr. Chris Kevil, Vice-Chancellor for Research at LSU...

WXXI Press Image / Madrigalia-WXXI

Airs Tuesday, December 6 at 1 p.m. What sweeter music can we bring than a carol… 17th-century English poet and cleric Robert Herrick captured the beauty of a joy-filled Christmas Day filled with sunshine and flowers. In 1988 John Rutter clothed these words in his own beautiful carol setting. This year the Rochester, NY chamber choir Madrigalia, and their new Artistic Director Cary Ratcliff, return to public radio for Christmas with Madrigalia 2014, a holiday concert that...

Louisiana Folk Life Center / Louisiana Folk Life Center

Airs Tuesday, December 6, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, Director for the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professor of English at Northwest State University along with Jennifer Karle from the Cane River Children's Services about the 8th Annual Multicultural Christmas Concert, which will take place Tuesday, December 6, at 6:30 p.m., in Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches. The concert is free...

Courtesy: Bossier City Police Dept.

HOLIDAY CRIME DETERRENT - The Christmas shopping season is in full swing and so is the Bossier City Police Department's Armed Robbery Task Force as more police officers will be logging in overtime in an effort to prevent crime among retail businesses, especially late-night convenience and grocery stores.
The task force has been a tradition beginning in 1987 and has been considered a success in reducing armed-robberies in the city during the holiday season.

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