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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8:00pm

Thu November 7, 2013
Savannah Music Festival

Savannah Music Festival: Tony Trischka & Bruce Molsky Live

Bruce Molsky & Tony Trishka

Airs Thursday, November 7 at 8 p.m. Using fearless musical curiosity as a guiding force for more than 35 years, Tony Trischka has become one of the world's foremost banjo players, inspiring an entire generation of bluegrass and acoustic musicians. Besides being one of the instrument's top pickers, he has also long been one of it's best teachers, working with young musicians to continue tapping into the creative potential of America's signature musical instrument. In this episode, we listen to a performance given by Mr. Trischka with his friend Bruce Molsky, a multi-instrumentalist who drives similar levels of influence in American old-time music.

6:00pm

Thu November 7, 2013
What's Bugging You

What's Bugging You

Aired Thursday, November 7 at 6 p.m. Fall is here and winter's just around the corner so once again we invited Dr. Beverly Burden, Associate Professor of Biology at LSUS and our resident Entomologist to join Bill Beckett and discuss our insect world, both friendly and fiendish. They discussed what's new in the insect world and took your calls and questions at 800-552-8502. Listen to the show again here.

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1:00pm

Wed November 6, 2013
Cultural, Community, Information

Out of Many, One

Airs Wednesday, November 6 at 1 p.m. The man known as the Pope’s Maestro, Sir Gilbert Levine, leads the combined forces of the Lyric Opera Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Chorus in a special concert celebrating the uniquely unifying, multi-cultural message of Pope John Paul II, which brought a great American city together in music and spirit. Taped at Orchestra Hall in Chicago, this special program includes performances of Bach’s Magnificat, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”), two composers beloved by the Pontiff, among others.

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12:00pm

Wed November 6, 2013
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: Shreveport Opera presents Donizetti's Elixir of Love

Kermit Poling talks with Steve Aiken, General and Artistic Director of the Shreveport Opera about their upcoming production of Donizetti's Elixir of Love which will take place this Saturday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. For information visit Shreveport Opera or call (318) 227-9503.

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1:00pm

Tue November 5, 2013
Mozart Festival

Mozart Festival

Airs Tuesday, November 5 at 1 p.m. This is the authentic Mozart, presented like nowhere else. For The Mozart Festival, artists and thousands of visitors have come to Salzburg, city of Mozart’s birth, to celebrate Mozart: from the United States, Venezuela, Germany, Russia, Brazil, Portugal, France, Great Britain, Greece, Austria, Spain, and from around the world. It is one of the world’s most spectacular music events. Program features pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard with the Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Teodor Currentzis in Mozart's Allegro from the Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in c minor, KV 491 and the Camerata Salzburg under Louis Langrée in Mozart's Symphony in D, KV 385 “Haffner.”

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