Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Press Image / Laura Bell Bundy

Airs Friday, February 16, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Laura Beeman Nugent, artistic director for Shreveport Little Theatre’s Academy along with Adam Philley, the academy’s Resident Music Director and Senior Academy Instructor, who joined us to share about Broadway Belters, a concert featuring Broadway Legend Laura Bell Bundy along with a cast of local favorites. The concert takes place Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Little Theater, located at 812 Margaret Place in Shreveport.

Robert Trudeau / Robert Trudeau

Airs Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Robert Trudeau, the author and illustrator of “How To Mardi Gras,” who stopped by to share some events coming up for the Carnival Season and some insights into The Carnival Season and Louisiana Culture. The events are a Second Line Brass Band heritage project, a downtown walking tour to lecture about African-American history, an art walk featuring illustrations by Robert Trudeau and many others, and a talk at the Women’s Department Club on February 21.

Airs Monday, February 4, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Thomas Hundemer and Paul Christopher about Babbit Fest, a musical tribute to composer Milton Babbitt, which takes place on Thursday, February 7, in Anderson Auditorium at Centenary’s Hurley School of Music. A brief pre-concert talk at 6:30 p.m. precedes the 7:00 p.m. concert. The concert is free and open to all.

Airs Friday, February 1, 2019, at 11 am. Kermit Poling spoke with pianist Simone Dinnerstein who will be the featured soloist on their next concert performing J.S. Bach's Concerto for piani in G minor and Philip Glass’ new transcendent and hypnotic concerto for piano. The concert takes place Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church in Shreveport. Simone Dinnerstein will also join violinist Jennifer Carsillo on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at 2 p.m.

Airs Monday, January 28, 2019, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Bob Savage and Jim Smilie from the CityPark Players in Alexandria about their new production of the British Comedy Jeeves In Bloom which opens Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. on the Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre, with additional performances on Friday and Saturday at 7:30, Sunday and 2 p.m. and also shows on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday February 7, 8, and 9, and 2 p.m., and on Sunday, February 10.

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