Aired Wednesday, August 6 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Meg Fournier, Artspace Exhibition Director and Casey Jones, Marketing Director for the Shreveport Regional Arts Council about “Conversations on Criticism,” a symposium and art show presented by the Shreveport Regional Arts Council. The Opening reception is tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Art Space in Downtown Shreveport, with multiple events through the rest of this week. For more information call the Shreveport Regional Arts Council at 318.673.6535 or visit Art Space on line.
Airs Friday, July 25 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature new tracks from David Gray, Yellow Red Sparks, Doug Gillard, Dot Hacker, and Sweet Honey in the Rock plus some guitar driven blues from Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters, and Tito and the Tarantula. In our second hour we travel South of the Border for a look at the Brazil Connection and this week in our final hour you'll find us at The Meeting Pool.
Airs Friday, July 18 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature a couple of cool film songs from the movie "A Love song For Bobby Long" and we'll catch some Angels Falling with Neil Young. Twang Darkly will take us delving and we'll follow The Neville Brothers down a long dark road and Warren Wilken will bring us on home. In our second hour we'll have a concert by Pierce Pettis recording at the Second Street Bakery and tonight in our final hour we'll visit with "A Natural Man."
Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Director of the Louisiana Folklife Center and an Associate Professor of English at Northwestern State University about the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folk Festival which takes place this Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, in the air-conditioned Prather Coliseum, on the campus of Northwestern State University in historic Natchitoches. You can find our more by visiting them online at Louisiana Folk Life Center or by calling 318-357-4332.
Airs Tuesday, July 15 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take 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 this show please send them to email@example.com and we'll ask Cliff to help identify the bird. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show.