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.

Red River Radio Local Newscast - Aug. 23, 2016 - 7 a.m.

Courtesy: State of Louisiana

TOURISM'S ECONOMIC IMPACT:   According to Louisiana's Lieutenant Governor - Billy Nungesser,  tourism numbers are up especially among international tourists and that is just one area of potential growth regarding the travel and hospitality industry.   Nungesser will be addressing the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association Summit on Wednesday,  August 24th as it officially kicks of with a breakfast at Shreveport's Convention Center.

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Airs Tuesday, August 23, at 7:45 p.m. In light of the recent flooding, commentary Dr. Gary Joiner is with us now to share a historic perspective.

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Airs Thursday, August 25, at 6 p.m. Tune in Thursday at 6 p.m. for Health Matters: Mental Health Edition, with host Shelley Visconte. Kids are returning to school and on this Health Matters, specialist in school psychology, Laura Harris; licensed professional counselor and former teacher, Mark Nettles; and school based mental health professional, Glenn Robinson will provide tips on helping your child have a successful school year. Questions will be taken at 1-800-552-8502.

Airs Monday, August 22, at 1 p.m. On this week's concert from the Cleveland Orchestra, a celebration of Brahms with violinist Julia Fischer joining music director Franz Welser-Möst for the Brahms Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77. The concrt opens with the Academic Festival” Overture, Op. 80 by Brahms and concludes with his Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98.

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