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The Flip Side: July 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Medicine Ball Caravan: July 16, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Monday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM or krvs.org) kicks off with timely tunes from The Easybeats, The 'E' Types, The Chambers Brothers, The Beatles, The Steve Miller Band, MC5 and Slade.

Zydeco Est Pas Sale: July 14, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

MC calls it "Promoting the creole cultural music AND the culture." JB calls it "Promoting and supporting the Zydeco Music" They both meant to say all you listeners out there can expect to hear Zydeco music, live musicians, tidbits, community event updates, humor and short serious thoughts. Listeners can also hear conversation about the old times and various cultural activities.

Zydeco Stomp: July 14, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Great Louisiana music, including Zydeco, Cajun, Swamp Pop, and Blues.

Sound Club: July 14, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Late night fun with dance remixes, jazz, rock, alternative, sound collage and more.

Jah Mon: July 15, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

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.

La Lou Jukebox: July 15, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

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

Out on the Fringe: July 13, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Eclectic mix of interesting alternative, jazz, singer songwriter, Americana and much more.

Harpestry: July 16, 2017

Jul 16, 2018

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.

Freetown Radio: July 13, 2018

Jul 16, 2018

Freetown Radio is a free form, mixed bag of sounds showcasing music that is often neglected on commercial radio. Host Roger Kash exposes the intricate and subtle connections linking all genres of music from the dawn of recorded music early in the 20th Century to the so called "modern" sounds of today. Each week Roger deals with a specific theme and explores connections that transcend the boundaries of genre, exposing classifications as just marketing tools that record companies invent to sell records. Freetown Radio strives to be the epitome of non-commercial radio.

 

 

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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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