Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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.

Airs Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Jonathan McVay, Kelley Dorney, and Austin Allie who will be featured in River City Repertoire Theaters' new production of “The Rocky Horror Show,” which open up Wednesday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. pm in the Engine Room Theater at Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s Art Station. For more information about tickets and show times you can visit them online at River City Repertoire Theater or call 318-868-5888.

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Airs Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Christie Rodriguez, Executive Director if the Renzi Education and Art Center, about their 12th annual Bunco Bash and Silent Auction Fundraiser on Friday, September 29 at 6 p.m.,  at the Eldorado Resort Casino in Shreveport. For more information visit The Renzi Education and Art Center or call 318-222-1414.

Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, the Director of the Louisiana Folk Life Center and an Associate Professors of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches about the 9th annual Louisiana Studies Conference which will take place this Weekend, September 22 & 23, at Northwestern State University.  If you’d like more information about the conference you can visit the Louisiana Folk Life Center or call the center at (318)-357-4332.

Airs Friday, September 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman and guest pianist Aristo Sham about the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra's opening night concert for the 2017-18 season. The concert takes place Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 7:30 pm in Riverview Theatre and features Schumann's Piano Concert in A minor, Beethoven's Symphony No. 4, and Beethoven's Choral Fantasy with Aristo Sham and the Centenary College Choir.

Airs Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Tiffany Ammermen and Kermit Poling from the Marshall Symphony Orchestra about week filled with events throughout the City of Marshall Texas, including a Costume Party, Dixieland on the Square at Telegraph Park, Coffee with the Conductor, a Wine Tasting, an Open Dress Rehearsal on Friday, September 15, and on Saturday, September 16, at 8 p.m. the Marshall Symphony Orchestra presents “Shaken, Not Stirred,” the Music of James Bond with Jeans 'n Classics.

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Airs Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Jennifer Allen, Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance, about a concert featuring Jazz Trumpeter Chris Botti, coming up next Thursday, September 21, at 7:30 pm in Temple Theater, Lufkin. For complete details visit online the Angelina Arts Alliance or call the box office at 936-633-5454.

Airs Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Sara Hebert and Chris Jay about the upcoming “All Y’all” live storytelling show on the theme of “The Skin I’m In.” This event will take place Saturday, August 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Woman’s Department Club of Shreveport. For more information go to “All Y’all” online or call 318-272-7949.

Airs Friday, August 18, 2017, at 11 am. Kermit Poling spoke with Pastor Brady Blade Sr., and Brian Blade about Zion Baptist Church's 80th Anniversary Celebration, this Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 6 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church. Musical guest featured are The Zion Choir with Pastor Brady Blade Sr., Brian Blade, Brady Blade Jr., Royce Mosley, and Johnny Shepherd. Information available at 318-636-1427.

Jason Bell

Airs Thursday, August 17, 2017, at 12 noon. Kermit Poling spoke with Richard Lee, Music Director of the East Texas Symphony, about their upcoming concert season and their concert with YO-YO MA, Sunday, September 17, 2017 7:00 pm, at the UT Tyler Cowan Center.   2017/2018 Series

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