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.

Airs Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 6 p.m. Silicon Valley once promised to solve many of the world’s problems with a technological revolution. But today the tech hub is the center of much scrutiny -- from privacy violations to flawed business models to a lack of diversity -- Silicon Valley has seemingly betrayed its idealism. But the valley's proponents believe that big tech’s detractors simply expect too much from lucrative corporations, and that its original "do good" attitude remains intact. Has Silicon Valley lost its soul?

Airs Monday, September 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. The Cleveland Orchestra 2019 season continues on Red River Radio with Guest Conductor Alan Gilbert joined by pianist Garrick Ohlsson and the Men of The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus for the Piano Concerto by Ferruccio Busoni. The concert also features Haydn's Symphony No. 100, “Military.”

1875 lithographic poster for the première of Georges Bizet's Carmen, Published by Choudens Pére et Fils and Imp. Lemercier et Cie.
Prudent-Louis Leray (1820-1879); Restored by Adam Cuerden / This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1924.

Airs Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 12 noon. During September, the LA Opera Broadcasts return with a presentation from their 2016-17 season. This week we present Carmen by George Bizet.

Regina Lin, 16, from Allen, TX;  Erin Fitzgerald, 15, from Austin, TX;  Ella Sunyoung Kim, 11, from Herndon, VA Antonio Ajero, 14, from Nacogdoches, TX;
From The Top / From The Top

Airs Saturday at 11 a.m. on main channel.
Repeats Sunday at 2 p.m. on HD2.

The Laws
Press Image / Shreveport House Concert Series

Airs Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 8 p.m. From the Shreveport House Concert series we present The Laws. in concert from the archives.