Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Kermit Poling sits down with violinist Philippe Quint and Music Director Michael Butterman to talk about the Four Seasons Concert this Saturday with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra. They also play a Tchaikovsky melody in our new studio. The concert Saturday features the Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi and Astor Piazzolla's Four Seasons of Buenos Aires .  Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 1 will open the performance.  Information about the concert can be found at Shreveport Symphony.

Red River Radio Spotlight: Mark Wood with the Marshall Symphony

Mar 14, 2013

Bill Beckett talks with Mark Wood and Leonard Kacenjar about the Electrify Your Strings program and concert with the Marshall Symphony Orchestra at Marshall High School, Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m.

Bill Beckett talks with Patric McWilliams from River City Repertoire Theatre about the staged reading of "8", a documentary play by Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black (MILK). This is a One Night Only presentation at the Karpeles Museum, on Friday night, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.   For more information go to River City Repertoire Theatre or call 318-868-5888.

11:01 Spotlight: Night of the Iguana

Jan 31, 2013

Bill Beckett talks with Patric McWilliams and Susan Kirton from River City Repertory Theater about their new production of Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana" which opens tonight at the East Bank Theater in Bossier City. For show times and information visit River City Repertory Theater or call 318-868-5888.


Bill Beckett talks with Alexandyr Kent, Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center about several theater experiences including a chance to Skype with Santa, partake of an Elf Buffet, and watch the film Elf with Will Ferrell.

11:01 Spotlight: Victoria Williams

Dec 14, 2012
Press Image / Victoria Williams

Bill Beckett talks with Victoria Williams who has returned to Shreveport for a concert at Fairfield Studio's this Sunday Night at 7 pm. They recommend you arrive no later than 6:45 with reservation and even earlier without a reservation. Information about the concert and the House Concert Series Available at 318-220-0400 or on line at Shreveport House Concerts Here

10:01 Spotlight: Christmas in the Park

Dec 4, 2012

Bill Beckett talks with Mark Massom, the interpretive ranger at Lake Bistineau State Park about thier Christmas in the Park festivities during the weekend of Dec. 7, for both day-use and overnight visitors. Events will kick off on Friday, when campers can decorate their campsites to welcome Santa to the area. Other activities will include hayrides and holiday outdoor cooking, sponsored by the Bayou Pots, the local chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society. The Bayou Pots will hold their monthly meeting on Saturday, Dec. 8, with Christmas Dinner cooked Dutch Oven-style.

10:01 Spotlight: Jazz Concert & Clinic

Nov 27, 2012

Bill Beckett talks with John Howe, President of the American Federation of Musicians Local 116 and Bill Causey, owner of Band House about their annual Jazz Concert and Clinic which takes place tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Parkway High School auditorium. The concert and clinic are free for any students who wish to attend and $5.00 for adults. The concert and clinic feature Mike Williams, a Shreveport native and lead trumpet player for the Count Basie Orchestra for over 20 years; Gary Meggs, former alto and tenor saxophone player with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and Director of Instrumental Music at the University of Arkansas and C. E. Askew, drummer with the renowned U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note Jazz Ensemble for 26 years.  More info at 868-0522.

10:01 Spotlight: Shreveport Symphony Concert

Nov 16, 2012

Kermit Poling talks with Mandolinist Jeff Midkiff who be the guest soloist for this Saturday's Shreveport Symphony Concert at Riverview Theatre in Shreveport.  More Information at the Shreveport Symphony.

Smetana: The Moldau
Midkiff: From the Blue Ridge
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale)

10:01 Spotlight: Le Boutique De Noel

Nov 14, 2012

Kermit Poling talks with Jeanette Mladenka from the Shreveport Opera Guild about Les Boutiques De Noel, taking place November 15, 16, & 17 at the Bossier Civic Center. Les Boutiques De Noel, the 38th Annual One Stop, Holiday Shopping Extravaganza is a showcase features a variety of items for holiday gifts and decorations.

Hours are Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Call 318- 227-9503 for more information.
 

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