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Medicine Ball Caravan: February 20, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

THE MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or www.krvs.org) slides into a new week with the latest by Rodney Crowell, Nikki Lane and Valerie June. Also: a load of classic tunes from the likes of C.W. Stoneking, Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm, Ernie K-Doe, Earl King, The Animals, Spencer Davis Group and The Litter. We ease out of the hour with mellower numbers by Julie London, Thelonius Monk and Emerson, Lake & Palmer.

Bonjour Louisiane: February 20, 2017

Feb 20, 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.

Harpestry: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

An eclectic mix of harp music from around the world. You'll hear music throughout the ages, from the very beginnings of written music to pieces by contemporary composers. Harps have been incorporated into the musics of surprisingly diverse countries. While the music of Ireland is closely associated with the harp, it can also be found in countries such as Spain, Mexico, Paraguay, Italy and even the Far East countries such as Burma, China and Japan. Hosted by Valerie Green.

Jah Mon: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

Southwest Louisiana's longest-running reggae tradition...Rasta Reggae Radio! You will hear 2 hours of True WordSoundPower including classic to 21st Century Roots-Rockers, ska, rocksteady, dee-jay, nyabinghi, dancehall and dub. A typical program will open with earlier vintage classics before moving to newer releases, followed by a live-in-concert set and a dancehall set before concluding with more classics from the Golden Age of Reggae. KRVS was the first Southwest Louisiana radio station to establish a steady weekly Reggae showcase beginning back around 1980.

Earthbeat: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

Music from around the map. For over a decade now, KRVS has devoted it's Sunday evenings to World Music with this program as one of that evening's cornerstones. You can hear field recordings to contemporary hits from around the world.

Guidry's program is basically a request type show from call-ins and write-ins. He also does live interviews of musicians and on other French related topics. The main concept is to bring his audience the Cajun Music that would normally he heard if one was at a Sunday Afternoon Dance. Listeners can expect to hear recorded Cajun music from the very traditional roots musicians to the current popular progressive Cajun Music. Occasionally, you can hear live musical performances. You may also hear live phone interviews. You may also hear from musicians talking about their music.

Dimanche Matin: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

Lots of traditional and contemporary Cajun French favorites. Includes a weekly segment with A.J. LeBlanc on Acadian genealogy. 

Le Reveil: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

Adam Doucet welcomes the Sunday morning with selections from the old masters of Cajun French music as well as some newer musicians driven by their influences.

Espacio Latino: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

Hosted in Spanish. Traditional music from all around the Latin world. Information on cultural events and social services of interest to the local Latin community.

Diamond Sea: February 19, 2017

Feb 20, 2017

A weekly mix tape of all musical influences, including rock, punk and retro.

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It’s been nearly six months since the historic flooding in southeast Louisiana. Since then, Congress has authorized $1.6 billion for the state to help people repair homes and businesses. But that’s well short of the estimated $8 billion in damage done. Wallis Watkins spoke with some flood survivors trying to navigate the recovery process.

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