Bill Beckett

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Airs Friday, August 7, at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature tracks by Smithfield Fair, Harvey Reid, Andrew Cronshaw, Tom Russell and Iris DeMent, Jack White, Buddy Flett, Craig Finn, and Harvey Reid. This week in our concert hour it's the Blind Boys of Alabama, and in our final hour, we wander through a Dime Store Mystery with tracks from Henry Real Bird, Bill Miller, Beth Orton, Lou Reed, Gjallarhorn and more.

Aired Thursday, August 6, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Tracy Pinkerton, Executive Director for the Angelina Arts Alliance, about the 2015-16 season of performances which begins on Wednesday, September 16, at 7:30 p.m. with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Ticket are on sale now at Angelina Arts Alliance or at 936-633-5454.

Red River Radio Spotlight: India Nights 2015

Aug 5, 2015

Aired Wednesday, August 5, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Sanjay Menon, Director of the Indian Studies Program and Dean of the Graduate Studies program at LSUS. They spoke about “India Night 2015,” featuring performances by the Nrutyashala School of Indian Classical and Folk Dance and a celebration of the Shakti: the inner strength of women. This will take place this Saturday Night, August 8, starting at 5:30 pm, at the University Center Theatre on the LSUS Campus. For more information call 318-797-5179.

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Airs Friday, July 17 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we'll have cuts by Credence Clearwater Revival, the Mansion Family, Buddy Flett, Luther Allison, King Curtis, and new tracks from John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson. In our concert hour, Sarah Jarosz takes the stage at the Newport Folk Festival, and in our final hour we're "Lost with the Lights On."

Aired Thursday, July 16, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Janice Gatlin, program director for the The Multicultural Center of the South Joining about this year’s “A Taste Of Culture” – and “A Passage To India,” which will take place this Saturday, July 18, at 6 pm at Diamond Jack’s Casino. Full details can be found online at The Multicultural Center of the South or call 318-424-1380.

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