Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

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Airs Wednesday, October 26, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with John Daniel and Mary Beth Tucker, both from the Logjam Stage Company, about their Spooky Speakeasy which takes place this Saturday Night, October 29, at 6 pm, at Flying Heart Brewing located at 700 Barksdale Blvd in Bossier City. The night is a fund raiser for the new theater company. For detail call 318-617-9871. That’s 318-617-9871.

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Aired Friday, October 21, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman from the Shreveport Symphony along with guest artists Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe about the next concert with the Shreveport Symphony, Saturday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theater. They will perform Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. The concert also includes Rusty Air in Carolina by Mason Bates and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite.

Airs Thursday, October 20, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Shane Rasmussen, an Associate Professor of English and Director of the Louisiana Folk life Center at Northwestern University, joined by the guest of honor, Ed Huey to share with us some insights about “Talking the Blues: A Musical Informance with Ed Huey.”  This musical informance takes place Saturday, October 22, at 2pm in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum. This event is free and open to all.

Aired Tuesday, September 27, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with director Logan Sledge along with Aiden Polling and Tessa Anderson who will be featured in a new production of The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket, a play by Peter Parnell, which opens this Thursday night, September 29, at 7:30 p.m. There are also performances this Friday and Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., and this Sunday at 2 p.m.

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Aired Friday, September 23, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Music Director Michael Butterman of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, along with guest violinist Benny Tseng about the open concert for the 2016-17 season featuring the Symphony No. 3 by Brahms and Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61. For complete details visit the Shreveport Symphony online or call 318-227-8863.

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