Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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
Prize Fest Foundation / Prize Fest Foundation - Used By Permission

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

The Cake Logo
Shreveport Little Theatre / Shreveport Little Theatre

Airs Friday, September 27, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke director John Daniels along with actor Andra Nguyen, about a new series of staged readings at the Shreveport Little Theater called “New Voices.” The inaugural production will be "The Cake," written by Bekah Brunstetter, which premieres this Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m., at the Shreveport Little Theatre, located at located at 812 Margaret Place.  This production features Paula Sample, Andra Nguyen, Alan Mathison, and Tomiya Washington as the cast.

Logo for All Y'all Going Through It
All Y'all / All Y'all

Airs Thursday, September 26, 209, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Chris Jay and Sara Herbert about the next All Y’all Live story telling program on the subject of “Going Through It,” featuring a curated evening of six true stories about overcoming insurmountable challenges, beating the odds, and persevering despite setbacks. This event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the LSU Shreveport -  University Center Auditorium. For complete details and tickets go online to All Y'all Blog or call 318-272-7949.

Up With People Shreveport
Up With People Shreveport / Up With People Shreveport

Airs Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Isac, Pablo, Ty, and Clare, all cast members from Up With People about their programs, workshops, and concerts that take place this week in Shreveport, and their experience with Up With People and the mission of the tour. They will present a full concert as part of this tour as well and numerous other projects throughout the area. The concert takes place on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 7 p.m. at Centenary College Gold Dome. For details on their full visit online Up With People Shreveport.

Red River Quilters 2019 Quilt Show
Red River Quilters / Red River Quilters

Airs Tuesday, September 24, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Barbara Blake, the Publicity Chair for the for this year’s Red River Quilters 2019 Quilt Show, which takes place this Friday and Saturday, September 27 & 28, in the AG Building at the State Fair. For complete details you can visit the Quilters online at Red River Quilters.

Gone West
Gone West / Gone West - Used By Permission

Airs Monday, September 23, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Colbie Caillat, Justin Kawika Young, Jason Reeves, and Nelly Joy who make up the band Gone West about the appearance of Gone West at El Dorado music festival on Saturday, September 28th. Infomation about music fest can be found at Music Festival El Dorado.

Airs Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:00 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with maestro Michael Butterman and cellist John-Henry Crawford about the opening concert in teh 2019-2020 season of the Shreveport Symphony which takes place Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Shreveport. On the program, three work by Tchaikovsky. His Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, the Variations on a Rococo Theme featuring John-Henry Crawford as solosit, and the Symphony No. 5. Then on Sunday, September 22, at 3 p.m.

11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference Poster
NSU Natchitoches / NSU Natchitoches

Airs Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 11 a.m.