Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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Airs Thursday, April 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett speaks with Chris Allen, a double bass artists with the Shreveport Summer Music Festival, about their fifth annual Louisiana Jazz Camp which will take place the weeks of June 19 through June 24. Early Bird registration ends Wednesday, May 10. You can learn more by going to Shreveport Summer Music Festival or call 318-626-7996.

Airs Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with director Aiden Poling along with Caroline Dopson who plays Marianne and Christian Roberson who plays Roland in this production of  “Constellations” by Nick Payne, which opens up at Central Art Station in Downtown Shreveport Friday, April 21, at 7:30 pm with additional performances on Saturday the 22, at 7:30 p.m. and a Matinee on Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m.

Aired Monday, April 17, 2017, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Gene Moon, conductor of the Longview Symphony Orchestra concerning their final concert of the season, titled "Dreams, Passions and Visions," featuring Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice, and the Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz’s. This concert takes place Friday, December 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Belcher Center on the campus of LeTourneau University. For detail contact the Belcher Center Box Office at 903-233-3080.

Airs Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Isaac Haas, who is featured as Andrej in the Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical “Once” which opens tonight, April 13, at 8 p.m. at the Strand Theater in downtown Shreveport. For complete detail visit the Strand Theater on line at or call 318-226-8555.

Press Image / The Rides

Airs Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Blues master Kenny Wayne Shepherd about “The Rides,” a Blues Super Group for our age that is coming to the Strand this Saturday Night, April 1, at 8pm.  The Rides brings together the talents of Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg along with a superb backing band. For complete details you can visit the Strand Theater at www.thestrandtheatre.com or call the box office at 318-226-8555.

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