Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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Airs Friday, November 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Steve Aiken, Artistic Director of the Shreveport Opera about their performance of West Side Story, which takes place tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Strand Theater. For information visit online the Shreveport Opera or call (318) 227-9503.

Airs Friday, November 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Chris Jay and Sara Herbert about the next All Y’all Live story telling program on the subject of “Let’s Eat,” a culinary feast for the ears and mind, which takes place this Sunday, November 4, at 1 p.m. at the Red River Brewing Company in Downtown Shreveport. For complete details and advanced go to “All Y’all” online or call 318-272-7949.

Airs Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Rachel Scott and Mary Ann Van Osdell about the 11th annual “Fair-Trade Mission Marketplace” will be held at the Broadmoor United Methodist Church. There is a Preview on Friday, November 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for a $10 admission. The Saturday Market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there is no admission charge.

Airs Friday, October 26, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Conductor Michael Buttermen about the next Shreveport Symphony featuring an Evening with Broadway Star Ashley Brown. The concert will take place this Saturday, October 27, 2018, in the First Baptist Shreveport.

Airs Thursday, october 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with playwright Kelley Kingston and director Mary Joris about Shreveport Little Theater’s new production of “Southern Exposure,” a play by Kelley Kingston, which opens up tonight with a reception for the playwright at 6 p.m. and performance at 7:30 p.m. Other show times include October 26, 27, and November 2, 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Airs Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett Spoke with Alvin Moore, Executive Director of Christian Service in Shreveport-Bossier, about this year’s annual “Poor Man’s Supper,” which will take place this Sunday, October 28th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. in their new Christian Service facility at 2346 Levy Street.

Airs Friday, September 21, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman about the 2018-19 season opener by the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra with violinist Karen Gomyo. The concert features Tan Dun's Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds; the Violin Concerto No. 2 by Shostakovich, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition. Complete details can be found on line at Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or by calling 318-227-8863.

Also, on Sunday, September 23, at 3 p.m. is the first Chamber concert of the season with Clara Schumann's Works for Solo Piano, Robert Schumann's Fantasy Pieces for Clarinet & Piano, and the Clarinet Trio by Brahms. This chamber concert is free and will take place in Anderson Auditorium on the Centenary College Campus.

Airs Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professors of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches along with Robert Bennet, an Independent Scholar and Author, about the 10th annual Louisiana Studies Conference, which will take place this Weekend, September 21 & 22, at Northwestern State University. If you’d like more information about the conference you can visit the Louisiana Folk Life Center on the web or call the center at (318)-357-4332.

Airs Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 11 a.m.