Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Aired Wednesday, March 26 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett sat down with Tracy Pinkerton, Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance, to talk about their upcoming show called “Dress Casual” featuring Mandy Patinkin in concert accompanied by pianist Paul Ford. This show takes place Friday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin, Texas. For more information contact the Angelina Arts Alliance online or call 936–633–5454.

Red River Radio Spotlight: Bohemian Cowboy at River City Repertoire Theatre

Mar 20, 2014

Aired Thursday, March 20 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with writer and star Raymond King Shurtz and director Kurt Brungardt about Shurtz’s one man play “Bohemian Cowboy” which is be presented by River City Repertoire Theatre this Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the East Bank Theatre in Bossier City. For more information contact River City Repertoire Theatre online or by phone at 318-868-5888.

Aired Tuesday, March 18 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Carolyn Huckabay, the event chair for Broadway Comes South featuring Shreveport Opera Express in a concert tribute to Josh Logan. Joining Carolyn and Bill is Rocky Maddox who will also perform during the fundraiser for the Clista Calhoun Center In Mansfield, Louisiana. For more information contact the Clista Calhoun Center 872-0016.

Kermit Poling spoke with flutist Katherine Kemler about the next Shreveport Symphony Orchestra concert which opens with Jon Lord's work "To Notice Such Things"  and will conclude with Mozart's Requiem Mass with soprano Jane Redding, mezzo-soprano Lauren McNeese, Tenor John Viscardi, baritone Grant Youngblood, along with the Centenary College Choir and the NSU chamber choir. For more information contact the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra at 318-227-8863.

Timber Framers Guild

Bill Beckett talks with Tim Chauvin, President of Red Suspenders Timber Frames and the coordinator for the Timber Framers' Guild Project, to talk about the Lake Naconiche Pavilion Project which will take place from March 20-28 on Lake Naconiche in East Texas. For information about this project and how you can get involved go to the Guild's Web Site at or call 855-598-1803.

Montana Repertory Theatre

Aired Friday, February 28 at 11 a.m.  Bill Beckett talks with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance, about The Miracle Worker, a true life story performed here by the Montana Repertory Theatre. The Miracle Worker will be presented on Tuesday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin.  For more information you can visit Angelina Arts Alliance or call at 936 – 633 – 5454.  

Aired Thursday, January 23 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with actress Stephanie Satie and Patric McWilliams, the artistic director for River City Repertoire Theatre, about Silent Witnesses, a one woman play encompassing the lives of four children who survived the holocaust and help each other move on from the pain. For more information contact River City Repertoire Theatre at 318-868-5888 or on line at River City Repertoire Theatre.

Bill Beckett is joined by Мartha Kostiuk-Hollier in our Noel Foundation studio's to talk about the Christmas Serenades which takes place on Sunday, December 8, at 3:00 pm at the Singing Pines Recreational Complex, 14905 Oak St. Hosston, LA 710043.  The Concert is free and open to all.

Bill Beckett talks with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance about Frederica von Stade and the Sonus Hand Bell Ensemble which will perform on Friday, December 6th at 7:30 pm at the Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin. For more information you can visit The Angelina Arts Alliance or call at 936–633–5454.

Bill Beckett speaks with Shane Rasmussen, Director of the  Louisiana Folklife Center along with Jennifer Karle, CEO at Cane River Children’s Services in Natchitoches and Angie Corville, the HR Manager for Cane River Children’s Services. They present a Multi-Cultural Christmas tonight, December 3rd at 7 p.m. in Treen Auditorium on the Campus of Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Information available at Louisiana Folklife Center or at (318) 357-4332. To contact call 318-352-9349.