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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Aired Friday, January 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Conductor is John Caputo, who is also director of the Austin TX Brass Band along with Craig Pratt, music minister at Kings Highway Christian Church, about a Brass Band concert that will take place this Sunday, January 15, at 3 pm, at Kings Highway Christian Church. For more information you can call 318-676-8958.


LA MEDICAID EXPANSION ANNIVERSARY - While the Republican -majority  Congress moves to repeal the Affordable Care Act in Washington D.C.,  Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards appeared at University Medical Center in New Orleans along with several people who shared their stories on how the Medicaid Expansion program affected their lives.   The event underscored the one-year anniversary of the program in Louisiana as it was the first thing Edwards acted upon after his inauguration as Louisiana governor this time last year.

Gary Borders / Gary Borders

Airs Friday, January 13, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders offers an appreciation for Fast Eddie Overhultz.

Press Image / Shreveport House Concerts

Airs Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 8 p.m.From the Shreveport House Concert series we present Tildon Krautz Live at Studio 1508 from August, 2015