Funkify Your Life: August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017

A rich collection of R&B, Soul, Funk and Jazz from New Orleans and the greater Gulf Coast region, going back as far as the late 1940’s, hosted by Dan Phillips.

Old Gold: August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017

Original rock and roll lives on KRVS. While searching for records to play on "Big Band Swings", I've also picked up some interesting 1950s tunes---and just as BBS has become BBS and other things, Old Gold starts out as a big mix of musical genres, with an emphasis on rock, roll, rhythm, and my favorite, novelty!

Medicine Ball Caravan: August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017

Things heat up on Thursday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard) with the sounds of Flow Tribe, Brass Mimosa and Galactic. Also: some King Khan & the Shrines, Gu-Ru and Sarcotics along with vintage spins from the likes of Paul Revere & the Raiders, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, The Rolling Stones, The Satans, The Sonics, 'Tull and the Jefferson Airplane.

Bonjour Louisiane: August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017

Every morning, thousands of Cajun French music lovers tune in to KRVS to start their day with Pete Bergeron and "Bonjour Louisiane." Like morning coffee, "Bonjour Louisiane" gets you up and going with traditional Cajun French favorites and the latest releases from talented newcomers. Brush up on your French, find out about the fairs and festivals, and share the "joie de vivre" of French Louisiana.

Beat Current: August 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017

With a passion for combining new beats, sounds and auditory movements with timeless ambient and electronic classics dating back from the 1920s-30s to today, I take a loose theme (normally inspired by new experiences or topical events every week) and run with it when creating a new episode of Beat Current.


Interview with Jake Spinella and Sasha Massey discussing Upstage.

Louisiana Eats: August 16, 2017

Aug 16, 2017

Each episode takes listeners to the fields and farms, restaurant and home kitchens where the food action is really happening meeting the people who perpetuate the renowned food culture of this delicious place. During the hour long program Poppy also travels outside of her home turf to hear what’s new in the national and international food world. 

Join me on Bayou to Beltway today as we welcome Josh Capps and Toby Daspit of the Acadiana Writers Project. We explore the ways that Capps and Daspit are reaching out to teachers and students to make writing an integral part of the learning experience. We discuss ways of unlocking potential in students that was there all the time and the transformative effect of writing on achievement. 

Last year Americans spent $6b on grooming their dogs. How much did we spend on grooming men?

Medicine Ball Caravan: August 16, 2017

Aug 16, 2017

Wednesday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard) has the latest releases by Ali Handal, Sonny Landreth, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Bonsoir Catin, Sarcotics and Lost Bayou Ramblers. Also: some Roddie Romero & the Hub City All Stars, John Cale, King Crimson, ELO and Neil Young joining Crosby, Stills & Nash in concert at Woodstock (for their second gig).


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Flood Mitigation: The Role Of The Amite Basin And Comite Diversion

Since rainfall blanketed southeast Louisiana in August 2016, residents have wondered how the state can protect its people from future floods. Answering that question begins with understanding the geography we live in.

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