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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12:00pm

Thu November 28, 2013
Thanksgiving with Cantus

Thanksgiving with Cantus

Airs Thursday, November 28 at 12 noon. Cantus is one of the premiere men's vocal ensembles, and with Alison Young, talk about the holiday, music, and food. This year's program will focus on the importance of heritage, including works from the Sacred Harp, Lakota Wiyanki by Herrington/Woodside, and features the premiere of Psalm of the Soil by Sarah Kirkland Snider. 

10:00am

Thu November 28, 2013
Turkey Confidential

The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential

Airs Thursday, November 28 at 10 a.m. On Thanksgiving morning help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year. Lynne Rossetto Kasper, award-winning host of public radio's national food show The Splendid Table®, will be available to answer listener questions throughout the live, two-hour program. Quickly becoming a Thanksgiving morning tradition, past shows have included everything from a cross-country trucker cooking his Thanksgiving dinner on the manifold to a panicked first-time cook who didn't realize a turkey needs to be thawed. Lynne handles all questions with wit, expertise and laughter.

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1:00pm

Wed November 27, 2013
Harvest Season

Harmonia - Harvest Season

Airs Wednesday, November 27 at 1 p.m. Harmonia rings in the harvest season with a cornucopia of early music delights!  We'll hear merchant cries from long-ago London, witness the marriage of music and ritual, and dine at Johann Hermann Schein's musical Banquet.  For dessert: our featured release Amor Vincit Omnia or "Love Conquers All."

1:00pm

Tue November 26, 2013
Mozart Festival

Mozart Festival

Airs Tuesday, November 26 at 1 p.m.  On our final program from the Mozart Festival, the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of  Teodor Currentzis will present the Adagio–Allegro spiritoso from Mozart’s Linz Symphony and Jérémie Rhorer will lead Le Cercle de L’Harmonie in Mozart’s Symphony in A, KV 201. Also on the program you’ll hear a sinfonia by JC Bach.

8:00pm

Mon November 25, 2013
A Different Beat

Brady Blade: A Different Beat

Airs Monday, November 25 at 8:00 p.m.  Randy Brewer checks in with Brady Blade, renowned musician, entrepreneur, and co-owner of Blade Studios in Shreveport.  They discuss  Brady's move back to Shreveport, Blade Studios, and the current projects they're involved with. Brady share his thoughts on the current state of the recording industry, some emerging artists and the flow of talent from around the world to Shreveport to record, write, and engage in various creative projects. We'll listen to some familiar artists such as Dave Matthews, The Wall Flowers with Jakob Dylan, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd as well as bands that are stretching boundaries and paving new paths.

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