Bill Beckett

Bill Beckett spoke with Kelly Rich, Director of the Highland Area Partnership, about this year’s 13th Annual Highland Jazz and Blues Festival in Shreveport, which takes place this Saturday, September 17th, at the Highland Historic Columbia Park. For complete details visit the festival on line at Highland Jazz & Blues Fest or call 318 – 548 – 3503. That’s 318 – 548 – 3503.

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Airs Friday, September 16, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we open with an hour about love and the troubles, trials, and joy it may bring. We'll hear tunes by John Anderson, Chris Smither, Destination Still Unknown, Marie Nofsinger, Sam Pacetti, and the Rolling Stones. In our concert hour we Join Neko Case live at Disney Concert Hall and in our final hour we wander In Between Dreams. Join Me Friday at 9 for the Caravan on Red River Radio.

Bill Beckett spoke with Steve Zihlavsky and Michael Futreal about their multimedia installation titled “The Court of King Skebal,” now on exhibit at the Meadows Museum of Art through October 5. This Saturday Night September 10, The Meadows will host a free artist reception for this exhibit with live music by Twang Darkly. For details contact online the Meadows Museum at or call 318–869.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Airs, Tuesday, September 13, at 6 p.m. Once again ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will be on hand to take your questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for the show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions. 

Airs Tuesday, September 6, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Brad Campbell, Director of the North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, about the 8th annual North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, which opens on Friday, Sept. 9th for a week-long run (Sept. 9-15) at the Robinson Film Center. For complete details visit them on line at North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival or visit the Robinson Film Center.

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