Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Airs Friday, November 15, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman and guest soloist Francisco Fullana about the next concert by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra featuring violinist Francisco Fullana in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5, the “Turkish.” Also on the concert is the Suite from “There Will Be Blood” by Greenwood and Schubert's Symphony No. 5. For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318 - 227 - 8863.

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse - Shakespeare’s “The Tempest"
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Airs Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Jim Warren, along with Heather Peak Hooper who plays Prospero, and Kennedy Wilcher who plays Caliban, about a new production at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” which opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. Additions show times are this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., next Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm; and there is a matinee performance this Sunday at 2 p.m. For complete details visit online the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse or call the box office at 318-869-5242.  

Shreveport Little Theatre - Casserole Girls
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Airs Friday, November 1, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with John Daniels, artistic manager of the new voices series, and play writer Tracy Carnes. They shared with us about a new staged reading series at the Shreveport Little Theater called “New Voices,” with a new reading of The Casserole Girls by Shreveport Playwright Tracy Carnes, which takes place this Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. This production is free and open to all. Shreveport Little Theatre is located at located at 812 Margaret Place.

Airs Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Al Moore, Executive Director of Christian Service in Shreveport-Bossier and Rachel Scott from the Mission Marketplace, who joined him in our Noel Foundation Studios to share with us about this year’s Mission Marketplace and Poor Man’s Supper. The Mission Market Place opens with a shopper’s preview Friday evening, November 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and then the full market will be open on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Broadmoor Methodist Church located at Youree Drive and Albany in Shreveport. Then on Sunday, November 3, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The annual Poor Man’s Supper takes place at the Christian Service facility at 2346 Levy Street. For more information about the Mission Market Place, you can call 318-469-9646. For complete details on the Poor Man’s Supper visit Christian Service online, on Facebook, or call 318-221-4857.

Airs Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Pat Young & Allison Ray who joined him in our Noel Foundation Studio to discuss the Woman’s Department Club’s upcoming Antique & Collectibles Faire, to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, at the Woman’s Department Club, located at 802 Margaret Place in Shreveport, just off Line Avenue. The event is free and open to all and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. For details call 318-222-4186.

Bill Beckett spoke with Robert Cruz, the director of music for a brand new production of “Into The Woods” by Stephen Sondheim, which open this Friday, October 11, and runs through October 20th.

Gary's Critter Crew
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Airs Friday, September 20, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week commentator Gary Borders takes to the night shift, and his cats and dogs take note.

Marjorie Lyons Playhouse
Marjorie Lyons Playhouse / Marjorie Lyons Playhouse

Airs Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Logan Sledge, Charlie Roppolo, and PJ Souther, all from the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, who joined him in the Noel Foundation Studios to discuss a new production of Henrik Ibsen’s play “An Enemy of The People." The play, directed by Sledge, opens tomorrow, October 3 at 7:30 p.m., in the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the campus of Centenary College. Other performance dates include Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 6 at 2 p.m.

Greg Kallenberg celebrates at Prize Fest
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Airs Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke Greg Kallenberg about PRIZE FEST 2019, which begins tomorrow in Downtown Shreveport and runs through Sunday, October 6. The Festival includes film completion and screenings, Music prize performances, the Golden Fork Food Prize, and the newly inaugurated Fashion Prize along with tons of activities that will light up down town Shreveport. For complete details, you can go on line to Prize Fest.

Hark Festival Image - Dr. Elisabeth Liebert's son Solomon
Dr. Elisabeth Liebert / Dr. Elisabeth Liebert

Airs Monday, September 30, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke Dr. Elisabeth Liebert and Mary Dumars, who joined him in our NOEL Foundation Studio’s to discuss the HARK Festival – History Of The Ark-La-Tex which takes place the weekend of October 11 & 12 on the LSUS Campus. For details about the competition and festival, on online to HARK FESTIVAL, and prepared to become part of history! That’s HARK FESTIVAL