Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Airs Thursday, February 12, at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Meghan Hochstetler, the Education Director at the Robinson Film Center, about their “Community Conversations Series,” featuring a wide range of films and local discussions throughout February. More information is online at Robinson Film Center or by calling 318-459-4122.

Bill Beckett spoke with Blayne Weaver and Jason Guy who star in the new production of Boeing Boeing, a 2008 Tony Award winner revival and classic farce in the French style which also features Peggy Byers, Anna Maria SparkeKeele, Cara Johnston, and Susan Kirton. This production opens tonight, Wednesday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. with performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. All performances take place at the East Bank Theater in Bossier City. For more information visit River City Repertoire Theatre online or call 318-868-5888.

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.

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