Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Airs Tuesday, February 10, at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling spoke with Tom Hundemer, principle horn with the South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Shreveport Symphony Orchestra about the next concert with the South Arkansas Symphony and the Seasons of Love featuring music by Holst, Britten, and Copland which takes place Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium. More info can be found online at South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra or call 870-862-0521.

Bill Beckett spoke with Abigail Dillard, a junior theatre major at Centenary College, about “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),” which she will be directing. This production will take place at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on the Centenary College Campus. The show opens tonight, February 5, at 8 p.m., with performance on Friday, February 6 and Saturday February 7 at 8 p.m. There will also be a matinee performance on Sunday, February 8, at 2 p.m. For more info visit the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse or call 318–869–5074. 

Aired Friday, January 23 at 11 a.m. Kermit Poling talks with Shreveport Symphony Orchestra Music Director Michael Butterman and guest Cellist John-Henry Crawford about their next concert, which takes place Saturday, January 24, with a pre-concert conversation starting at 6:40 p.m. and the concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Riverview Theater. The program features Liadov's The Enchanted Lake, Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, and Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra.  

After completing his studies at the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, cellist John-Henry Crawford returns to Shreveport to perform one of the best-loved masterpieces in the repertoire. For more information visit them online at Shreveport Symphony Orchestra or call 318-222-7496.

Aired Thursday, January 15 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. David Havird, Ashley Mace Havird and photographer Stan Carpenter about the Exhibit “Poet of the Ordinary: Photographs by Keith Carter.” There will be a reception and poetry reading taking place on Thursday, January 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Meadows Museum of Art on the Campus of Centenary College. The event is free and open to all and will feature readings and an open mic session for those who’d like to share their poems as well. For full details go to the Meadows Museum on line or call 318 – 869 – 5040. 

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Aired Thursday, January 8 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett was joined by Alan Dyson & Karl Hasten to talk about the Shreveport House Concert featuring Shreveport Native Victoria Williams, which takes place Sunday, January 11 at 7 p.m. at Studio 1508, located at 1508 Fairfield Avenue in Shreveport. More information is available online at Shreveport House Concerts at 318-670-3567. 

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