Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett speaks with Chris Allen, a double bass artists with the Shreveport Summer Music Festival, about their fifth annual Louisiana Jazz Camp which will take place the weeks of June 19 through June 24. Early Bird registration ends Wednesday, May 10. You can learn more by going to Shreveport Summer Music Festival or call 318-626-7996.

Airs Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Aiden Poling along with Caroline Dopson who plays Marianne and Christian Roberson who plays Roland in this production of  “Constellations” by Nick Payne, which opens up at Central Art Station in Downtown Shreveport Friday, April 21, at 7:30 pm with additional performances on Saturday the 22, at 7:30 p.m. and a Matinee on Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m.

Aired Monday, April 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Gene Moon, conductor of the Longview Symphony Orchestra concerning their final concert of the season, titled "Dreams, Passions and Visions," featuring Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and the Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz’s. This concert takes place Friday, December 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Belcher Center on the campus of LeTourneau University. For detail contact the Belcher Center Box Office at 903-233-3080.

Airs Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Isaac Haas, who is featured as Andrej in the Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical “Once” which opens tonight, April 13, at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theater in downtown Shreveport. For complete detail visit the Strand Theater on line at or call 318-226-8555.

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Airs Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Blues master Kenny Wayne Shepherd about “The Rides,” a Blues Super Group for our age that is coming to the Strand this Saturday Night, April 1, at 8pm.  The Rides brings together the talents of Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg along with a superb backing band. For complete details you can visit the Strand Theater at www.thestrandtheatre.com or call the box office at 318-226-8555.

Airs Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett, director Twyla Robinson, along with Sierra Worman and Aiden Poling, who will appear in Centenary Colleges upcoming production of the musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” by William Finn. This production opens Thursday, May 30 at 7:30 pm at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, with performance Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. For complete detail visit online www.centenary.edu/playhouse or call 318-869-5242.

Airs Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with John Howe, President/Secretary of the AFM Local 116, about Sing It: The David Egan Songbook, a Tribute Concert touring Louisiana and coming to the Paradise Theater at Margaritaville this Sunday Night, March 26, at 7 p.m. This is an all-star salute and celebration of the the David Egan Songbook. For complete details visit www.davidegansongbook.com or call 318-208-6375.

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Airs Monday, March 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Cynthia Hellen, Senior Director of the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University about From The Top, the award winning National Public Radio program about your artists. The show will be recorded at the Belcher Center this Saturday night, March 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. For complete details visit online the Belcher Center or call 903-233-3073.

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Airs Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Gale Odom, Dean of the Hurley School of Music at Centenary College, and Brad Wells, founder of the vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth who will perform this Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium on the Centenary College Campus. For complete details visit Centenary College or call 318-869-5011.

 

  Airs Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Meghan Hochstetler, executive director of the Robinson Film Center, along with co-Producer Ewan McNicol, and Wayne Smith who is a central figure in the documentary “Uncertain,” filmed in Uncertain, Texas on Caddo Lake. Uncertain Opens on Wednesday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Q&A with guest speaker Wayne Smith. Additional screenings begin March 10. For Ticket information visit The Robinson Film Center online or call 318-459-4122.

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