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Interviews with Malika Taylor from COMP Lafayette (Collegiate Outreach Mentoring Program) discussing their event Unity in the Community and with Shawn Roy and Michael Blaney discussing the UL Opera's production of Hansel and Gretel.

Funkify Your Life: April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

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: April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

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: April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

Susie Aycock drops by Thursday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard) in anticipation of this weekend's reunion of The Blue Marys over at The Grouse Room.

Bonjour Louisiane: April 19, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

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: April 18, 2018

Apr 19, 2018

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 Cathi Pavy to discuss the Icon Awards and Dayana Stetco discussing the English Department's panel honoring their retiring professors.

Louisiana Eats: April 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018

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.

Bayou to Beltway speaks with La Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon.

This week Bayou to Beltway talks with LA Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon about a number of pressing issues, including auto insurance, health insurance, disaster insurance and the mysterious and exotic issue of reinsurance. This episode of B to B focuses like a laser on a field that, by some estimates, captures as much as 20% of America's total GDP.

 

There’s a lot of talk these days about Artificial Intelligence. Economists and pundits are betting on who’s still going to have a job in 20 years and who’s going to be replaced by a robot or an algorithm. Some say the jobs most likely to disappear are taxi drivers, Uber, and truck drivers. Others say it’s tax preparers and loan officers.

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FLOOD RECOVERY

As Flooding Incidents Increase, So Does The Possibility Of Federal Buyouts

Around the country, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent to buy back individual homes from people who have flooded repeatedly. But buying out a whole neighborhood is uncommon. Louisiana's 2016 flood seems to be changing that for two communities. In Pointe Coupee and Ascension Parishes, a buyout program first used in neighborhoods after Superstorm Sandy may offer a new option to homeowners who have lived with escalating risk for decades.

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