Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

10:01 Spotlight: Giovanni de Chiaro

Sep 14, 2012

Bill Beckett talks with Classical Guitarist Giovanni de Chiaro who will perform a recital as part of the new performance series at St. George's Episcopal Church in Bossier City this Sunday Afternoon at 2:00 p.m.  The Church is located at 1959 Airline Dr.  in Bossier City. The concert is free and open to all and Free Will Offerings will be accepted. 

10:01 Spotlight: Dodging The Bullets

Sep 13, 2012

Bill Beckett talks with David Barker, author of the one man play Dodging The Bullets and Patric McWilliams, Artistic Director on River City Repertory Theatre about this One Man Play and the life events that lead to it's creation.  For show times and information visit River City Repertory Theatre.

Kermit Poling speaks with Conductor Leonard Kacenjar and Tiffany Ammerman, from the Marshall Symphony Orchestra about their upcoming concert featuring Jeans 'n Classics which will take place Saturday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. on Washington Avenue in downtown Marshall.

10:01 Spotlight: Fences at Shreveport Little Theatre

Aug 2, 2012

Bill Beckett sits down with Director Robert Alford II and Actor Sy Richardson to discuss their production of August Wilson's play "Fences," which opens tonight at the Shreveport Little Theatre. More Information can be found at:  Shreveport Little Theatre

10:01 Spotlight: 33rd Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival

Jul 20, 2012

Bill Beckett talks with Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern State University about this weekend Folk Festival, Gumbo Contest and the Louisiana State Fiddle Championship. You can find out more about the festival by Clicking Here.

10:01 Spotlight - Mahalia

Jul 6, 2012

Bill Beckett talks with Vincent Williams, Director of Mahalia and Artistic Director of Extensions of Excellence Performing Arts Inc., about tonight performance of the dramatic Gospel Musical "Mahalia" by Tom Stolz. The show will be presented tonight, Friday July 6 in Shreveport's Riverview Theatre at 7:00 p.m.   Read More Here.

Bill Beckett talks with Emily Elbert about her recent CD and her appearance at the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival this weekend.

The wait is almost over for the picture book that originally inspired William Joyce’s Academy Award-winning short film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.  Bill Beckett talks with William Joyce about the release of the BOOK and a new iPhone and iPad AP for the book. A Book signing will take place tonight at 6:00 p.m.

Bill Beckett talks with Bill Allen and Julia Dunning from the Soulfish Blues Band about their upcoming performance at MUDBUG MADNESS on Saturday May 26. They also preview the weekend at MUDBUG MADNESS.

Bill Beckett talks with Alexandyr Kent, Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center about the film Bully, which opens today at the Robinson. Bully is an eye-opening documentary which follows five kids and families during a school year. Two families have lost children to suicide, and one mother grapples with the future of her 14-year-old daughter who has been incarcerated after bringing a gun on her school bus. 

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