Red River Radio Spotlight

Arts & Events across our area

Aired Wednesday, May 7 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with  soprano Martha Hollier about a Mother's Day Celebration to honor our Mothers with flowers, songs, piano music, and desserts. The celebration will take place this Friday, may 9th, at 7 p.m. in the Singing Pines Recreational complex in Hosston, Louisiana. The concert is free to all.  The Singing Pines Recreational Complex is located at 14905 Oak St, in Hosston, Louisiana.

Aired Tuesday, May 6 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Sarah Scott, Co-chair of this year’s Highland BLOOMS Garden Tour about the highlighted Gardens open for viewing this year. For more information contact the Highland Experience on line or call 318-226-0267.

Red River Radio Spotlight: Simone Dinnerstein with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra

May 2, 2014

Aired Friday, May 2 at 11 a.m.  Kermit Poling spoke with pianist Simone Dinnersten, composer Philip Lasser, and music director/conductor Michael Betterman about the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra's season finale and chamber concerts this weekend. Works to be performed are Ravel's Le tombeau de Couperin, Philip Lasser's Piano Concerto subtitled The Circle and the Child, and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”). Sunday's chamber concert features J.S. Bach's Two Part Inventions; excerpts from J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations Arr. for string trio; and J.S.

Aired Thursday, april 24 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Brad Kozak and Joe Todaro about Shreveport Little Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s comic mystery, “The Games Afoot,” which opens tonight at 8 pm and runs through May 4, 2014.  For more information visit Shreveport Little Theatre on line or call (318) 424-4439.

Red River Radio Spotlight: Particle Fever at the Robinson Film Center

Apr 16, 2014

Aired Wednesday, April 16 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Alexandre Kent, the Executive Director of the Robinson Film Center and Dr. Lee Sawyer, a professor of physics at Louisiana Tech University about the film “Particle Fever,” a documentary which captures the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. “Particle Fever,” will be screened at the Robinson Film Center beginning Friday with a special showing Saturday, April 19 at 5 p.m. followed by a talk with Dr. Sawyer who will field questions to help audience members understand why this unprecedented experiment matters to scientists and non-­scientists alike. If you’d like more information contact the Robinson Film Center online at or call 318-459-4122.