Cultural, Community, Information

Red River Radio presents cultural specials throughout the year. Holiday specials, programs on music, theatre, and the arts. We also air documentaries on a wide range of subjects from sciences and politics, to history and our changing communities  . Red River Radio is your source for Great Music, In Depth News, and much more.

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Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford for May 17, 2017 - Profile Bird is the Eastern Meadowlark


Airs Tuesday, December 27, at 8 p.m. The Kabbalah of Chanukah: An Inspirational Program for the Festival of Lights A jazz-virtuoso cantor and a kabbalistic psychotherapist bring their respective talents together, to provide new inspiration for Chanukah! Weaving a tapestry of tales and teachings from the Kabbalah together with sacred music from around the world, this dynamic duo reveals some of the hidden treasures of this ancient spiritual tradition.

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Airs Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. The special commemorates the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth and looks at the way in which classical music featured during his presidency and has since become a potent means of remembering and honoring an era in American life that was both hopeful tinged with tragedy.

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Airs Monday, May 29, 2017, at 10:00 p.m. Starting with the Civil War, which spurred the eventual creation of Memorial Day, we present an objective, nostalgic, entertaining, and respectful music/sound chronicle of America’s war history. This program is highlighted by music of the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf, touching also on Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

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Airs Monday, May 29, 2017, at 9:00 p.m. It was one of the greatest jazz orchestras ever assembled, led by a popular bandleader who took it overseas to raise the morale of the Allied soldiers fighting World War II in Europe—and who then vanished at the height of his popularity.

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