Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Airs Friday, March 23, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman about the Shreveport Symphony’s Tribute to Bernstein at 100 featuring the Chichester Psalms with the Centenary College Choir and Prísma Vocal Ensemble. Also on the concert program are the Psalm and Fugue for String Orchestra by Alan Hovanness, Copland's Suite from The Tender Land, and the Russian Easter Festival Overture by Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russian Easter Festival Overture.

Press Image / Erich Bergen

Airs Friday, February 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Erich Bergen from Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys The Hollywood Songbook with Erich Bergen from Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys about his appearance with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra this Saturday night, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theater. For ticket information visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863

Airs Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Edd Anderson, Public Relation director, and Mrs. Patricia Britton Hall, the Artistic and Choral Director of New Dimensions Choral Society about their 28 Annual Festival of Choirs, which will take place this Saturday, February 24, at 3 p.m. at Galilee Baptist Church, located at 1500 Pierre Ave in Shreveport. The festival is free and open to all. For more information you can call Edd Anderson at 318-762-0470

Airs Friday, January 19, 2018, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Butterman and John Henry Crawford about two upcoming concerts. This Sunday at 3 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium the SSO Chamber series with John Henry Crawford present Claude Boling's Suite for Cello and Jazz Piano Trio with Wideman winning pianist Tzu-Yin Huang. Then the chamber concert continues with Schubert's Trout Quintet.

Press Image / Mahogany Ensemble Theatre & Shreveport Little Theatre

Airs Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with directors Robert Alford II and Angelique Feaster Evans, who joined us in our Noel Foundation Studios to discuss the hit gospel musical “CROWNS,” a play with music by Regina Taylor. The Mahogany Ensemble Theatre in partnership with the Shreveport Little Theatre are presenting this production, which opens up tonight at 7:30 at the Shreveport Little Theater, located at 812 Margaret Place in Shreveport. Show times are January 11, 12, and 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 14 at 3 p.m.

Press Image by Laura Marie Duncan / Sutton Foster

Airs Friday, December 1, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling speaks with Michael Butterman and Michael Rafter about the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra concert featuring An Evening with Sutton Foster featuring Broadway and TV star Sutton Foster performing tunes from Broadway, the Great American Songbook, and Holiday Favorites. For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

Airs Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Dr. Lester Senter Wilson and Stanislav Ioudenitch about the 67th Wideman International Piano Competition which takes place this Weekend, December 1 thru December 3 in Anderson Auditorium at the Hurley School of Music on the Centenary College Campus. For complete detail visit online the Wideman International Piano Competition 

Airs Friday, November 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Michael Butterman about this weekend’s Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Tribute to the Music of John Williams which takes place in RiverView Theater this Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318- 227-8863.

Airs Friday, October 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with conductor Michael Butterman and clarinetist Ricardo Morales about this weekend's Shreveport Symphony Orchestra concert featuring Respighi's Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3; Mozart's Clarinet Concerto; and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5, “Reformation.” For complete details visit online the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-227-8863.

Airs Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett Spoke with Jane Snyder, Past President of the Board of Christian Service in Shreveport-Bossier, about this year’s annual “Poor Man’s Supper,” which will take place this Sunday, October 29 from 5 to 7 pm.  in their new Christian Service facility at 2346 Levy Street. For complete details visit Christian Service on Facebook or call 318-221-4857.

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