Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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
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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.

El Dorado Music Festival
El Dorado Music Festival / El Dorado Music Festival

Airs Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Beth Brumley, Executive Director of Mainstreet El Dorado, about the El Dorado Music Festival 2019 which will take place the weekend of September 27 & 28 in El Dorado. 

Airs Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Donnella about the Murphy Arts District's "An Evening With Jazz Masters," on Friday, September 20th, in the Griffin Restaurant. The show begins at 7:30 PM with the doors opening at 5:00 PM. The concert features Philedelphia master Lynn Riley, Rubin Edwards, Harry “Butch” Reed, and Adam Faulk. For details visit ELDOMAD or call 870-444-3007.

YouthCue Cover Image From YouCue Web Site
YouthCue / YouthCue

Airs Friday, September 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. Airs Friday, September 13, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Metropolitan Opera Tenor David Portillo about YouthCue's "LOOK AT THE WORLD II," a concert featuring this Sunday night, September 15, 2019, at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Shreveport. Join the Shreveport Symphony, Metropolitan Opera Tenor David Portillo, Actress Angelique Feaster Evans, 2019 American Idol finalist Walker Burroughs, a chorus of 300 regional singers, all under conductor Randy Edwards.

Red River Radio / Red River Radio

Red River Radio is calling all artists to submit a design to help kick-off our 35th Anniversary celebrations that begin this fall. The winner of our art contest will have their design featured on Red River Radio T-shirts and other promotional items and materials. The winner will also have their name mentioned on air, on our website and in eblasts.

Airs Friday, September 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Joroen Bloemen and Paula Gerdes about “Up With People,” which makes a return visit to Shreveport after 20 years the week of September 23. They bring with them 100 Volunteers representing 15 different countries. They will spend a week in Shreveport, working with schools and non-profit organizations on projects covering a wide range such as working with schools, the elderly, poverty, homelessness, the environment, and more. They are currently seeking Host Families to house these young people during their visit to Shreveport. If you would like to learn more about being a host family or about their organization, you can visit them online at Up With People Shreveport or call 720-512-4513. To Register as a host family click here for details. Host families provide a place to sleep, limited transportation, and most meals.

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