Bill Beckett

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Airs Friday, January 6, 2017, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we wander with a Midnight Runaway, featuring tracks from Three Dog Night, Simon and Garfunkle, Steppenwolf, Santana, and a healthy dose of Van Morrison. This in our concert hour we travel to the rustic setting of Florida's Nature Coast for Magda Hiller in concert and in our final hour we seek out the Quiet Joys of Brotherhood with tracks by Sandy Denny, Patty Griffin, Sun Kil Moon, Erin Mckeown, Brian Eno, and Rose Polenzani.

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Airs Friday, December 29, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll feature music new music by Jason Isbell, Terra Naomi, Lisa Loeb, The Howling Brothers and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.... plus music from Townes Van Zandt, Allison Crowe, Roy Book Binder, Robert Earl Keen and a couple of classic tracks from the Bluebirds. This week in our Concert Hour, Iris DeMeent take the stage at the Newport Folk Festival, and in our final hour we'll seek answers to One Simple Question. Join us Friday at 9 for the Caravan on Red River Radio. 

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Airs Friday, December 2, at 9 p.m. This week we feature an Americana flavor with new tracks from 3 Penny Acre, the Honey Dewdrops, and Rick Adams; some classic tracks from the Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Neil Young; a concert set with John Wakefield & John Jordan; and a full blues concert with Buddy Flett and Josh Hyde. Then on Be Quiet and Play The Music we'll close the show with All The Pretty Little Horses.

Airs Thursday, November 17, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Jane Snyder, Past President of the Board of Christian Service in Shreveport, who joined me in our Noel Foundation Studios today to talk about this year’s annual “Poor Man’s Supper” which will take place this Sunday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m., in the Hunter Activities Building of the First United Methodist Church in downtown Shreveport.

Airs Friday, November 12, at 11 a.m. That was American artist Steve Kurtz along with Dr. Lisa J. Nicoletti, co-director of the Meadows Museum of Art who joined me in our Noel Foundation Studios to discuss "Acceptable Losses," and exhibit at the Meadows. This exhibition examines which forms of human sacrifice are acceptable within U.S. society and which are not and questions what informs public policy governing our country's responses to death. This exhibit is now on display until January 22, 2017 and this evening at 7 p.m.

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