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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Airs Tuesday, December 6, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Gary Joiner remembers the tragic attack on Pearl Harbor and the rising of the sleeping giant. History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

Airs Monday, December 5, at 1 p.m. Join us for a new season of broadcast concerts from the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra as music director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in Rossini's Overture to La gazza ladra and new music by Bates entitled "Alternative Energy." Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes will also be featured in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major and the concert concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor.

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Airs Sunday, December 11, at 6 p.m. When young adults set out to pick a college back in 2010 and 2011, they were making a decision of a lifetime amid big financial obstacles: soaring tuition and the great recession. And as they progressed through their college careers, a debate over the value of college grew louder. A long held mantra -- that the best investment is a good education -- is increasingly being called into question. Some politicians, high-profile entrepreneurs and even educators,...

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