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 Sunday, October 9, at 6 p.m. Music and Liturgy for Yom Kipur, (The Day of Atonement) Sung by The Western Wind with Guest Cantors, Narrated by Leonard Nimoy. Leonard Nimoy and The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble explore the rich and profound musical and spiritual traditions of the Jewish High Holy Days. The Birthday of the World presents some of the most inspiring music of the Jewish Liturgy performed by The Western Wind, guest singers and four internationally renowned cantors.

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Airs Thursday, October 6, at 1 p.m. Rosh Hashanah - Highlighting the spiritual and cultural significance of the Jewish High Holy Days, this program celebrates Rosh Hashanah with traditional melodies and classical music selections by Bloch and Handel. Performers include harpist Rachel Van Voorhees, soprano Stacy Lowe, violinist Lisa Rautenberg, and the Western Wind.

Red River Radio Local Newscast - Sept. 30, 2016 - 6 a.m.

Courtesy: LSUS

TWO EVENTS FOCUS ON SALVINIA:  Salvinia is an invasive water plant that takes of lakes and bayous in the south.  Two events will be focusing on Salvinia,  one is the 2nd Annual Get Together and Rib Cook Off to be held Saturday, October 1st at Lake Bistineau in Doyline, LA.  The other is an informative seminar on Monday,  October 3rd at the Noel Memorial Library on the LSUS campus in Shreveport.    Dr Shiyou Li from Stephen F.

Gary Borders

Airs Friday, September 30, at 7:45 p.m. This week commentator Gary Borders shares high praise and his love of librarians