Give For Good:

Bill Beckett

9:00pm

Fri August 8, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: Ray Wylie Hubbard live at the Divide

Ray Wylie Hubbard
Official Press Photo

Airs Friday, August 8 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we hear new music from Ben Folds Five, The Pastels, Terra Naomi, and Cloud Control plus tunes from Allison Crowe, John Melloncamp, Nick Brumley and Buddy Flett. For our concert hour we feature Ray Wylie Hubbard live at the divide and this week on Be Quiet and Play the Music we'll march with Hobos on Parade, with tracks from Neil Young, Nick Drake, Holopaw, The Gourds, Bonnie Prince Billy, Natalie Merchant and more.

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12:00pm

Wed August 6, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: SRAC Conversations on Criticism

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. 

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9:00pm

Fri July 25, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: The Brazil Connection

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.

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9:00pm

Fri July 18, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: Pierce Pettis

Piece Pettis

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."

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12:00pm

Wed July 16, 2014
Red River Radio Spotlight

Red River Radio Spotlight: 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Louisiana Folk Festival

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.

Read this years newsletter here.

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