Sep
28
Tue
Abstractions on Steel by Byron May @ Artspace
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Due to the Pandemic, artspace and Shreveport Regional Arts Council have decided to put these rules into effect for these Exhibition Openings.
1. All attendees (Ages 13+) must provide proof of Covid 19 Vaccination or a Negative Covid Test that is no older than August 24.
2. All attendees must wear a face mask. This includes children.
3. Artspace will be encouraging safe spacing.
Byron May isn’t the “Man of Steel,” but his startling use of a unique red, blue, and yellow proprietary, soy-based paint, and the sheets of stainless steel upon which he creates bold three-dimensional images that literally lift from the surface, is art so powerful you’ll swear it was forged with super human strength—super human vision. And maybe you’re not far off the mark. May’s ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL opens FREE to the public in artspace at 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with a reception from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
May’s story and the path he followed to become an artist is otherworldly, also. Most people in his hometown of Shreveport know him as founder and owner of “SB Magazine” and a championship golfer, and some knew him as owner of Mid-South Press. That was May’s life until almost a decade ago when a back surgery gone very wrong, and pain that was literally driving him mad, brought him back to the print shop where he had spent over 30 years in the graphic arts field. To distract himself from the pain, May picked up one of the metal printing plates he’d seen his pressmen use on job after job; the cyan, magenta and yellow colors typical to the printing world, but now in the form of a proprietary soy-based paint; and a wooden-handled palette knife. He transferred an unassembled mixture of elements that he was seeing in his head onto the metal on the table in front of him in one, hours-long, non-stop session. The art excited and fascinated him and became his new passion. In a way, it saved May’s life.
May invented the proprietary soy based paint that he uses on stainless sheets to create vivid, three-dimensional, abstract art he hopes will stir your emotions. Light makes his art come alive, and as light changes throughout the day, so does his art. Many of his pieces are large—48” x 36”—but the artspace exhibition will have a wide range of sizes, some as small as 12” x 12”. The work has a 3-D quality and May will provide 3-D glasses for viewers at the artspace exhibition so they can experience the unique depth he paints into his images. The pieces bear the names, “A Complicated Idea,” “Heaven’s Gate,” and “Paradise Series,” and it is May’s life experiences that are the constant inspirations that imbed the images into his head.
“No one on earth has my recipe for paint,” says May. “It’s part of what makes the art unique. The colors are incredibly bold—sometimes smooth in texture and other times wrinkled, depending upon how I have mix the paint. I love exploring the possibilities of this one-of-a-kind paint. I can put red, yellow and purple on the steel, cover it all with blue, then use the palette knife to remove some of the blue and not remove or alter the colors beneath. I love to see people’s faces when I demonstrate that technique.”
May adds, “The stainless steel gives a unique quality to my art. It causes it to thrive for light. Because of the steel, light opens up the layers of the art. The sun does not change the vividness of the colors. You can look through 3-D glasses and the entire painting changes–comes to life in tumbling layers, and changes from every angle from which you explore it. I create so that each piece grabs your attention every time you walk by it in your home or in a gallery,” says May.
May opened his first solo exhibition at The Gallery of Fine Arts in Louisiana in 2008, and since that time has had successful shows at The Arlington Museum of Art, The Brunner Galleries of Louisiana in Covington, The Oh My Goddard Gallery in Las Vegas, The Rostad Edwards Gallery in Miami, and The International Art Gallery in San Francisco. He has also been featured artist at Ao5 Gallery in Austin since 2010. In 2015, May was commissioned by Tiet-Reit Asset Management Group to create 15 large pieces for the lobbies of One and Two Briar Lake Plaza office buildings in west Houston. He has also done many pieces for collectors’ homes.
The art of Byron May, “ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL” is a FREE exhibition that opens at artspace at 708 Texas St. in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with an opening reception from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Also opening that same evening in Coolspace at artspace is an exhibition that tells the story of the making of Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, writer, and illustrator William Joyce’s newest short film, “Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat” and on the mezzanine will be the Critical Mass 8 Solo Show of Best of Show Literary Artist Mawiyah Kai EL-Jamah Bomani entitled Thick Air: Rituals of Resistance. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com or www.shrevearts.org for more information.
Mawiyah Bomani Exhibition, Mezzanine @ Artspace
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) continues its long standing tradition of showcasing great local, regional and national art with events in 2021. Despite the difficulties of Covid-19 since last year, art continues to flourish and the exhibits at the Central ARTSTATION, Shreveport Common and at artspace downtown.

All exhibits will run for several weeks so there is plenty of time to visit and marvel at the art while maintaining social distancing and wear a mask for as long as the mask mandate and safety protocols are in place.

Hours may vary, so check the Artspace Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/ArtspaceShreveport

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Heels & Reels: Downton Abbey @ Robinson Film Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A royal visit from the King and Queen of England unleashes a scandal, romance, and intrigue that leaves the future of Downton hanging in the balance.
You can get tickets at robinsonfil,center.org or by calling 318.459.4122.
Rooftop Yoga @ The Remington Suite Hotel and Spa
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday night from 6-7 PM.
$15 tickets get you admission to the class and one complimentary beer, wine, or smoothie!
Come for just the class or stay awhile and enjoy some more Happy Hour Specials!
Sep
29
Wed
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Abstractions on Steel by Byron May @ Artspace
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Due to the Pandemic, artspace and Shreveport Regional Arts Council have decided to put these rules into effect for these Exhibition Openings.
1. All attendees (Ages 13+) must provide proof of Covid 19 Vaccination or a Negative Covid Test that is no older than August 24.
2. All attendees must wear a face mask. This includes children.
3. Artspace will be encouraging safe spacing.
Byron May isn’t the “Man of Steel,” but his startling use of a unique red, blue, and yellow proprietary, soy-based paint, and the sheets of stainless steel upon which he creates bold three-dimensional images that literally lift from the surface, is art so powerful you’ll swear it was forged with super human strength—super human vision. And maybe you’re not far off the mark. May’s ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL opens FREE to the public in artspace at 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with a reception from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
May’s story and the path he followed to become an artist is otherworldly, also. Most people in his hometown of Shreveport know him as founder and owner of “SB Magazine” and a championship golfer, and some knew him as owner of Mid-South Press. That was May’s life until almost a decade ago when a back surgery gone very wrong, and pain that was literally driving him mad, brought him back to the print shop where he had spent over 30 years in the graphic arts field. To distract himself from the pain, May picked up one of the metal printing plates he’d seen his pressmen use on job after job; the cyan, magenta and yellow colors typical to the printing world, but now in the form of a proprietary soy-based paint; and a wooden-handled palette knife. He transferred an unassembled mixture of elements that he was seeing in his head onto the metal on the table in front of him in one, hours-long, non-stop session. The art excited and fascinated him and became his new passion. In a way, it saved May’s life.
May invented the proprietary soy based paint that he uses on stainless sheets to create vivid, three-dimensional, abstract art he hopes will stir your emotions. Light makes his art come alive, and as light changes throughout the day, so does his art. Many of his pieces are large—48” x 36”—but the artspace exhibition will have a wide range of sizes, some as small as 12” x 12”. The work has a 3-D quality and May will provide 3-D glasses for viewers at the artspace exhibition so they can experience the unique depth he paints into his images. The pieces bear the names, “A Complicated Idea,” “Heaven’s Gate,” and “Paradise Series,” and it is May’s life experiences that are the constant inspirations that imbed the images into his head.
“No one on earth has my recipe for paint,” says May. “It’s part of what makes the art unique. The colors are incredibly bold—sometimes smooth in texture and other times wrinkled, depending upon how I have mix the paint. I love exploring the possibilities of this one-of-a-kind paint. I can put red, yellow and purple on the steel, cover it all with blue, then use the palette knife to remove some of the blue and not remove or alter the colors beneath. I love to see people’s faces when I demonstrate that technique.”
May adds, “The stainless steel gives a unique quality to my art. It causes it to thrive for light. Because of the steel, light opens up the layers of the art. The sun does not change the vividness of the colors. You can look through 3-D glasses and the entire painting changes–comes to life in tumbling layers, and changes from every angle from which you explore it. I create so that each piece grabs your attention every time you walk by it in your home or in a gallery,” says May.
May opened his first solo exhibition at The Gallery of Fine Arts in Louisiana in 2008, and since that time has had successful shows at The Arlington Museum of Art, The Brunner Galleries of Louisiana in Covington, The Oh My Goddard Gallery in Las Vegas, The Rostad Edwards Gallery in Miami, and The International Art Gallery in San Francisco. He has also been featured artist at Ao5 Gallery in Austin since 2010. In 2015, May was commissioned by Tiet-Reit Asset Management Group to create 15 large pieces for the lobbies of One and Two Briar Lake Plaza office buildings in west Houston. He has also done many pieces for collectors’ homes.
The art of Byron May, “ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL” is a FREE exhibition that opens at artspace at 708 Texas St. in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with an opening reception from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Also opening that same evening in Coolspace at artspace is an exhibition that tells the story of the making of Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, writer, and illustrator William Joyce’s newest short film, “Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat” and on the mezzanine will be the Critical Mass 8 Solo Show of Best of Show Literary Artist Mawiyah Kai EL-Jamah Bomani entitled Thick Air: Rituals of Resistance. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com or www.shrevearts.org for more information.
Mawiyah Bomani Exhibition, Mezzanine @ Artspace
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) continues its long standing tradition of showcasing great local, regional and national art with events in 2021. Despite the difficulties of Covid-19 since last year, art continues to flourish and the exhibits at the Central ARTSTATION, Shreveport Common and at artspace downtown.

All exhibits will run for several weeks so there is plenty of time to visit and marvel at the art while maintaining social distancing and wear a mask for as long as the mask mandate and safety protocols are in place.

Hours may vary, so check the Artspace Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/ArtspaceShreveport

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Faces of Shreveport Common Exhibition @ Central ARTStation
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artists from the Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s entrepreneurial program ARTIST UP! are using their painting, mixed media, music, and photography to capture the “faces” of the “uncommon, creative, cultural community” of Shreveport Common.
They have spent time getting to know the owners and residents from Shreveport Common businesses and social service agencies and have turned their stories into art to celebrate the authentically vibrant neighborhood.
On Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Central ArtStation, the ARTIST UP! artists will exhibit works they have created to celebrate the history, hope, and people of Shreveport Common in the exhibition, “The Faces of Shreveport Common.”
Sep
30
Thu
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Abstractions on Steel by Byron May @ Artspace
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Due to the Pandemic, artspace and Shreveport Regional Arts Council have decided to put these rules into effect for these Exhibition Openings.
1. All attendees (Ages 13+) must provide proof of Covid 19 Vaccination or a Negative Covid Test that is no older than August 24.
2. All attendees must wear a face mask. This includes children.
3. Artspace will be encouraging safe spacing.
Byron May isn’t the “Man of Steel,” but his startling use of a unique red, blue, and yellow proprietary, soy-based paint, and the sheets of stainless steel upon which he creates bold three-dimensional images that literally lift from the surface, is art so powerful you’ll swear it was forged with super human strength—super human vision. And maybe you’re not far off the mark. May’s ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL opens FREE to the public in artspace at 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with a reception from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
May’s story and the path he followed to become an artist is otherworldly, also. Most people in his hometown of Shreveport know him as founder and owner of “SB Magazine” and a championship golfer, and some knew him as owner of Mid-South Press. That was May’s life until almost a decade ago when a back surgery gone very wrong, and pain that was literally driving him mad, brought him back to the print shop where he had spent over 30 years in the graphic arts field. To distract himself from the pain, May picked up one of the metal printing plates he’d seen his pressmen use on job after job; the cyan, magenta and yellow colors typical to the printing world, but now in the form of a proprietary soy-based paint; and a wooden-handled palette knife. He transferred an unassembled mixture of elements that he was seeing in his head onto the metal on the table in front of him in one, hours-long, non-stop session. The art excited and fascinated him and became his new passion. In a way, it saved May’s life.
May invented the proprietary soy based paint that he uses on stainless sheets to create vivid, three-dimensional, abstract art he hopes will stir your emotions. Light makes his art come alive, and as light changes throughout the day, so does his art. Many of his pieces are large—48” x 36”—but the artspace exhibition will have a wide range of sizes, some as small as 12” x 12”. The work has a 3-D quality and May will provide 3-D glasses for viewers at the artspace exhibition so they can experience the unique depth he paints into his images. The pieces bear the names, “A Complicated Idea,” “Heaven’s Gate,” and “Paradise Series,” and it is May’s life experiences that are the constant inspirations that imbed the images into his head.
“No one on earth has my recipe for paint,” says May. “It’s part of what makes the art unique. The colors are incredibly bold—sometimes smooth in texture and other times wrinkled, depending upon how I have mix the paint. I love exploring the possibilities of this one-of-a-kind paint. I can put red, yellow and purple on the steel, cover it all with blue, then use the palette knife to remove some of the blue and not remove or alter the colors beneath. I love to see people’s faces when I demonstrate that technique.”
May adds, “The stainless steel gives a unique quality to my art. It causes it to thrive for light. Because of the steel, light opens up the layers of the art. The sun does not change the vividness of the colors. You can look through 3-D glasses and the entire painting changes–comes to life in tumbling layers, and changes from every angle from which you explore it. I create so that each piece grabs your attention every time you walk by it in your home or in a gallery,” says May.
May opened his first solo exhibition at The Gallery of Fine Arts in Louisiana in 2008, and since that time has had successful shows at The Arlington Museum of Art, The Brunner Galleries of Louisiana in Covington, The Oh My Goddard Gallery in Las Vegas, The Rostad Edwards Gallery in Miami, and The International Art Gallery in San Francisco. He has also been featured artist at Ao5 Gallery in Austin since 2010. In 2015, May was commissioned by Tiet-Reit Asset Management Group to create 15 large pieces for the lobbies of One and Two Briar Lake Plaza office buildings in west Houston. He has also done many pieces for collectors’ homes.
The art of Byron May, “ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL” is a FREE exhibition that opens at artspace at 708 Texas St. in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with an opening reception from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Also opening that same evening in Coolspace at artspace is an exhibition that tells the story of the making of Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, writer, and illustrator William Joyce’s newest short film, “Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat” and on the mezzanine will be the Critical Mass 8 Solo Show of Best of Show Literary Artist Mawiyah Kai EL-Jamah Bomani entitled Thick Air: Rituals of Resistance. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com or www.shrevearts.org for more information.
Film Prize Screenings @ Online, Downtown Theaters & Prize Fest Big Top
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm

FILM PRIZE 202120 Short Films. $25,000 Cash. You’re the judge!

See all 20 films and vote for the winner.

Filmmakers from across the world create projects for Film Prize each year, but only twenty are selected to compete for the grand prize — $25,000 — the largest cash prize given by a film festival in the world!

Introducing New Options for Watching Film Prize Shorts!

This year, we are presenting the first-ever hybrid Film Prize experience. You may choose to watch the films in the theaters or online by choosing either an in-person or online ticket. We are also opening our first outdoor screening venue, the Prize Fest Big Top in downtown Shreveport that will be a covered, open-air venue in addition to our classic Film Prize venues.

Mawiyah Bomani Exhibition, Mezzanine @ Artspace
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) continues its long standing tradition of showcasing great local, regional and national art with events in 2021. Despite the difficulties of Covid-19 since last year, art continues to flourish and the exhibits at the Central ARTSTATION, Shreveport Common and at artspace downtown.

All exhibits will run for several weeks so there is plenty of time to visit and marvel at the art while maintaining social distancing and wear a mask for as long as the mask mandate and safety protocols are in place.

Hours may vary, so check the Artspace Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/ArtspaceShreveport

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Thursday’s Martini Social Smooth Jazz Meet & Greet @ Rydaz Bar
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Smooth Jazz, Martinis and Margaritas, Craft drinks, and conversations. Happy Hour 6 to 8. $5 martinis and margaritas. No cover.

Film Prize Opening Party @ Prize Big Top
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Get to know the filmmakers, actors, crew members, and dance the night away.

 

Oct
1
Fri
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Crappie Expo 2021 @ Shreveport Convention Center
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Welcome to the third annual Crappie Expo!

This event will be held October 1st – October 3rd in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Shreveport Convention Center. The Crappie Expo will consist of over 100 crappie-related companies from all over the U.S.A. displaying their latest and greatest crappie fishing products – including boat manufacturers, tackle dealers, fishing guides, seminar speakers, music concerts,… plus the World’s Largest Crappie Fry!

The Mr.Crappie® $250,000.00 Invitational will be held September 30th thru October 2nd, 2021 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana. One hundred of the top crappie-fishing teams in America will be competing for a “big chunk” of $250,000 – the richest crappie tournament in the world! September 30th, day 1 weigh-in will be held at the Red River south marina parking lot starting at 3pm. Come on out and see for yourself, the world’s BEST crappie anglers weigh-in! October 1st and 2nd weigh-in will be held at the Shreveport Convention Center at 3pm.

World’s Largest Crappie Fry will be held October 2nd 2021 from 11am to 2pm The World’s Largest Crappie Fry will be at the Crappie Expo! Fried crappie fillets, Savannah Hushpuppies and Silver Star Taters! If you love crappie, bring the whole family to the Crappie Expo! Don’t Miss the World’s Largest Crappie Fry!Sponsored by RV Cajun Fryers, Riceland Rice Bran Oil, Savannah Hushpuppies and Silver Star Taters!

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Abstractions on Steel by Byron May @ Artspace
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Due to the Pandemic, artspace and Shreveport Regional Arts Council have decided to put these rules into effect for these Exhibition Openings.
1. All attendees (Ages 13+) must provide proof of Covid 19 Vaccination or a Negative Covid Test that is no older than August 24.
2. All attendees must wear a face mask. This includes children.
3. Artspace will be encouraging safe spacing.
Byron May isn’t the “Man of Steel,” but his startling use of a unique red, blue, and yellow proprietary, soy-based paint, and the sheets of stainless steel upon which he creates bold three-dimensional images that literally lift from the surface, is art so powerful you’ll swear it was forged with super human strength—super human vision. And maybe you’re not far off the mark. May’s ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL opens FREE to the public in artspace at 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with a reception from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
May’s story and the path he followed to become an artist is otherworldly, also. Most people in his hometown of Shreveport know him as founder and owner of “SB Magazine” and a championship golfer, and some knew him as owner of Mid-South Press. That was May’s life until almost a decade ago when a back surgery gone very wrong, and pain that was literally driving him mad, brought him back to the print shop where he had spent over 30 years in the graphic arts field. To distract himself from the pain, May picked up one of the metal printing plates he’d seen his pressmen use on job after job; the cyan, magenta and yellow colors typical to the printing world, but now in the form of a proprietary soy-based paint; and a wooden-handled palette knife. He transferred an unassembled mixture of elements that he was seeing in his head onto the metal on the table in front of him in one, hours-long, non-stop session. The art excited and fascinated him and became his new passion. In a way, it saved May’s life.
May invented the proprietary soy based paint that he uses on stainless sheets to create vivid, three-dimensional, abstract art he hopes will stir your emotions. Light makes his art come alive, and as light changes throughout the day, so does his art. Many of his pieces are large—48” x 36”—but the artspace exhibition will have a wide range of sizes, some as small as 12” x 12”. The work has a 3-D quality and May will provide 3-D glasses for viewers at the artspace exhibition so they can experience the unique depth he paints into his images. The pieces bear the names, “A Complicated Idea,” “Heaven’s Gate,” and “Paradise Series,” and it is May’s life experiences that are the constant inspirations that imbed the images into his head.
“No one on earth has my recipe for paint,” says May. “It’s part of what makes the art unique. The colors are incredibly bold—sometimes smooth in texture and other times wrinkled, depending upon how I have mix the paint. I love exploring the possibilities of this one-of-a-kind paint. I can put red, yellow and purple on the steel, cover it all with blue, then use the palette knife to remove some of the blue and not remove or alter the colors beneath. I love to see people’s faces when I demonstrate that technique.”
May adds, “The stainless steel gives a unique quality to my art. It causes it to thrive for light. Because of the steel, light opens up the layers of the art. The sun does not change the vividness of the colors. You can look through 3-D glasses and the entire painting changes–comes to life in tumbling layers, and changes from every angle from which you explore it. I create so that each piece grabs your attention every time you walk by it in your home or in a gallery,” says May.
May opened his first solo exhibition at The Gallery of Fine Arts in Louisiana in 2008, and since that time has had successful shows at The Arlington Museum of Art, The Brunner Galleries of Louisiana in Covington, The Oh My Goddard Gallery in Las Vegas, The Rostad Edwards Gallery in Miami, and The International Art Gallery in San Francisco. He has also been featured artist at Ao5 Gallery in Austin since 2010. In 2015, May was commissioned by Tiet-Reit Asset Management Group to create 15 large pieces for the lobbies of One and Two Briar Lake Plaza office buildings in west Houston. He has also done many pieces for collectors’ homes.
The art of Byron May, “ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL” is a FREE exhibition that opens at artspace at 708 Texas St. in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with an opening reception from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Also opening that same evening in Coolspace at artspace is an exhibition that tells the story of the making of Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, writer, and illustrator William Joyce’s newest short film, “Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat” and on the mezzanine will be the Critical Mass 8 Solo Show of Best of Show Literary Artist Mawiyah Kai EL-Jamah Bomani entitled Thick Air: Rituals of Resistance. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com or www.shrevearts.org for more information.
Film Prize Screenings @ Online, Downtown Theaters & Prize Fest Big Top
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm

FILM PRIZE 202120 Short Films. $25,000 Cash. You’re the judge!

See all 20 films and vote for the winner.

Filmmakers from across the world create projects for Film Prize each year, but only twenty are selected to compete for the grand prize — $25,000 — the largest cash prize given by a film festival in the world!

Introducing New Options for Watching Film Prize Shorts!

This year, we are presenting the first-ever hybrid Film Prize experience. You may choose to watch the films in the theaters or online by choosing either an in-person or online ticket. We are also opening our first outdoor screening venue, the Prize Fest Big Top in downtown Shreveport that will be a covered, open-air venue in addition to our classic Film Prize venues.

Mawiyah Bomani Exhibition, Mezzanine @ Artspace
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) continues its long standing tradition of showcasing great local, regional and national art with events in 2021. Despite the difficulties of Covid-19 since last year, art continues to flourish and the exhibits at the Central ARTSTATION, Shreveport Common and at artspace downtown.

All exhibits will run for several weeks so there is plenty of time to visit and marvel at the art while maintaining social distancing and wear a mask for as long as the mask mandate and safety protocols are in place.

Hours may vary, so check the Artspace Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/ArtspaceShreveport

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Come and Get It! Dining Experience – Food Prize Event @ The Garage
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come and Get It! is the premiere Food Prize event at Prize Fest which features seven local chefs paired with seven celebrity chefs to create amazing one-of-a-kind dishes which you get to judge! All this plus amazing cocktails, wine selections, and valet parking and you’ve got a recipe for a night to remember.

Live Music: Rich Kelham @ The Lot Downtown - SHV
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Let’s kick off October right this Friday (10/1)!
🕦 Open from 7-10pm.
🍻 Happy Hour, 6-7pm.
🎶 We have live music by Rich Kelham, 7-9pm.
🌮 Taco Joe’s will be supplying those delicious birria tacos until 10pm.
Come down to the largest patio in Louisiana for live music, food, drinks, and an all around great atmosphere!
Friday Night Live featuring Love Therapy @ Rydaz Bar
Oct 1 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Friday night at Rydaz featuring music from Love Therapy.

Oct
2
Sat
Crappie Expo 2021 @ Shreveport Convention Center
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Welcome to the third annual Crappie Expo!

This event will be held October 1st – October 3rd in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Shreveport Convention Center. The Crappie Expo will consist of over 100 crappie-related companies from all over the U.S.A. displaying their latest and greatest crappie fishing products – including boat manufacturers, tackle dealers, fishing guides, seminar speakers, music concerts,… plus the World’s Largest Crappie Fry!

The Mr.Crappie® $250,000.00 Invitational will be held September 30th thru October 2nd, 2021 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana. One hundred of the top crappie-fishing teams in America will be competing for a “big chunk” of $250,000 – the richest crappie tournament in the world! September 30th, day 1 weigh-in will be held at the Red River south marina parking lot starting at 3pm. Come on out and see for yourself, the world’s BEST crappie anglers weigh-in! October 1st and 2nd weigh-in will be held at the Shreveport Convention Center at 3pm.

World’s Largest Crappie Fry will be held October 2nd 2021 from 11am to 2pm The World’s Largest Crappie Fry will be at the Crappie Expo! Fried crappie fillets, Savannah Hushpuppies and Silver Star Taters! If you love crappie, bring the whole family to the Crappie Expo! Don’t Miss the World’s Largest Crappie Fry!Sponsored by RV Cajun Fryers, Riceland Rice Bran Oil, Savannah Hushpuppies and Silver Star Taters!

Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Belvedere Trunk Show @ Lena's Shoes
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Belvedere is HERE! Lena’s has been known as the home of J.Renee for Women and Mezlan for Men. We have now added Belvedere Shoes. Belvedere began in 1986 in California, by Stefano Giovacchini. Belvedere is changing the shoe game. Our representative will be here on October 2, 2021 to display the current season selection, as well as, the upcoming season shoes. You don’t want to miss out on this great opportunity

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Demo Kitchen Live – Food Prize @ The Garage
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Three of our national celebrity chefs will cook live for you and teach you the kitchen tricks and tips that help them make their masterpieces. Best of all — you’ll be eating each of their creations!

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Abstractions on Steel by Byron May @ Artspace
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Due to the Pandemic, artspace and Shreveport Regional Arts Council have decided to put these rules into effect for these Exhibition Openings.
1. All attendees (Ages 13+) must provide proof of Covid 19 Vaccination or a Negative Covid Test that is no older than August 24.
2. All attendees must wear a face mask. This includes children.
3. Artspace will be encouraging safe spacing.
Byron May isn’t the “Man of Steel,” but his startling use of a unique red, blue, and yellow proprietary, soy-based paint, and the sheets of stainless steel upon which he creates bold three-dimensional images that literally lift from the surface, is art so powerful you’ll swear it was forged with super human strength—super human vision. And maybe you’re not far off the mark. May’s ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL opens FREE to the public in artspace at 708 Texas Street in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with a reception from 5:30 to 9:00 PM.
May’s story and the path he followed to become an artist is otherworldly, also. Most people in his hometown of Shreveport know him as founder and owner of “SB Magazine” and a championship golfer, and some knew him as owner of Mid-South Press. That was May’s life until almost a decade ago when a back surgery gone very wrong, and pain that was literally driving him mad, brought him back to the print shop where he had spent over 30 years in the graphic arts field. To distract himself from the pain, May picked up one of the metal printing plates he’d seen his pressmen use on job after job; the cyan, magenta and yellow colors typical to the printing world, but now in the form of a proprietary soy-based paint; and a wooden-handled palette knife. He transferred an unassembled mixture of elements that he was seeing in his head onto the metal on the table in front of him in one, hours-long, non-stop session. The art excited and fascinated him and became his new passion. In a way, it saved May’s life.
May invented the proprietary soy based paint that he uses on stainless sheets to create vivid, three-dimensional, abstract art he hopes will stir your emotions. Light makes his art come alive, and as light changes throughout the day, so does his art. Many of his pieces are large—48” x 36”—but the artspace exhibition will have a wide range of sizes, some as small as 12” x 12”. The work has a 3-D quality and May will provide 3-D glasses for viewers at the artspace exhibition so they can experience the unique depth he paints into his images. The pieces bear the names, “A Complicated Idea,” “Heaven’s Gate,” and “Paradise Series,” and it is May’s life experiences that are the constant inspirations that imbed the images into his head.
“No one on earth has my recipe for paint,” says May. “It’s part of what makes the art unique. The colors are incredibly bold—sometimes smooth in texture and other times wrinkled, depending upon how I have mix the paint. I love exploring the possibilities of this one-of-a-kind paint. I can put red, yellow and purple on the steel, cover it all with blue, then use the palette knife to remove some of the blue and not remove or alter the colors beneath. I love to see people’s faces when I demonstrate that technique.”
May adds, “The stainless steel gives a unique quality to my art. It causes it to thrive for light. Because of the steel, light opens up the layers of the art. The sun does not change the vividness of the colors. You can look through 3-D glasses and the entire painting changes–comes to life in tumbling layers, and changes from every angle from which you explore it. I create so that each piece grabs your attention every time you walk by it in your home or in a gallery,” says May.
May opened his first solo exhibition at The Gallery of Fine Arts in Louisiana in 2008, and since that time has had successful shows at The Arlington Museum of Art, The Brunner Galleries of Louisiana in Covington, The Oh My Goddard Gallery in Las Vegas, The Rostad Edwards Gallery in Miami, and The International Art Gallery in San Francisco. He has also been featured artist at Ao5 Gallery in Austin since 2010. In 2015, May was commissioned by Tiet-Reit Asset Management Group to create 15 large pieces for the lobbies of One and Two Briar Lake Plaza office buildings in west Houston. He has also done many pieces for collectors’ homes.
The art of Byron May, “ABSTRACTIONS ON STEEL” is a FREE exhibition that opens at artspace at 708 Texas St. in downtown Shreveport on Friday, August 27, with an opening reception from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Also opening that same evening in Coolspace at artspace is an exhibition that tells the story of the making of Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, writer, and illustrator William Joyce’s newest short film, “Mr. Spam Gets a New Hat” and on the mezzanine will be the Critical Mass 8 Solo Show of Best of Show Literary Artist Mawiyah Kai EL-Jamah Bomani entitled Thick Air: Rituals of Resistance. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com or www.shrevearts.org for more information.
Film Prize Screenings @ Online, Downtown Theaters & Prize Fest Big Top
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm

FILM PRIZE 202120 Short Films. $25,000 Cash. You’re the judge!

See all 20 films and vote for the winner.

Filmmakers from across the world create projects for Film Prize each year, but only twenty are selected to compete for the grand prize — $25,000 — the largest cash prize given by a film festival in the world!

Introducing New Options for Watching Film Prize Shorts!

This year, we are presenting the first-ever hybrid Film Prize experience. You may choose to watch the films in the theaters or online by choosing either an in-person or online ticket. We are also opening our first outdoor screening venue, the Prize Fest Big Top in downtown Shreveport that will be a covered, open-air venue in addition to our classic Film Prize venues.

Mawiyah Bomani Exhibition, Mezzanine @ Artspace
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) continues its long standing tradition of showcasing great local, regional and national art with events in 2021. Despite the difficulties of Covid-19 since last year, art continues to flourish and the exhibits at the Central ARTSTATION, Shreveport Common and at artspace downtown.

All exhibits will run for several weeks so there is plenty of time to visit and marvel at the art while maintaining social distancing and wear a mask for as long as the mask mandate and safety protocols are in place.

Hours may vary, so check the Artspace Facebook page for details: https://www.facebook.com/ArtspaceShreveport

Film Prize Red Carpet Experience @ Prize Big Top
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A series of film industry panels led by Film Prize Judges and film professionals.

Flow Tribe in the Red River District @ Red River District
Oct 2 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am
Come see New Orleans funk band, Flow Tribe, live in the Red River District, hosted by Fatty Arbuckles
Tickets are $15 at the gate
Oct
3
Sun
Crappie Expo 2021 @ Shreveport Convention Center
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Welcome to the third annual Crappie Expo!

This event will be held October 1st – October 3rd in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Shreveport Convention Center. The Crappie Expo will consist of over 100 crappie-related companies from all over the U.S.A. displaying their latest and greatest crappie fishing products – including boat manufacturers, tackle dealers, fishing guides, seminar speakers, music concerts,… plus the World’s Largest Crappie Fry!

The Mr.Crappie® $250,000.00 Invitational will be held September 30th thru October 2nd, 2021 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana. One hundred of the top crappie-fishing teams in America will be competing for a “big chunk” of $250,000 – the richest crappie tournament in the world! September 30th, day 1 weigh-in will be held at the Red River south marina parking lot starting at 3pm. Come on out and see for yourself, the world’s BEST crappie anglers weigh-in! October 1st and 2nd weigh-in will be held at the Shreveport Convention Center at 3pm.

World’s Largest Crappie Fry will be held October 2nd 2021 from 11am to 2pm The World’s Largest Crappie Fry will be at the Crappie Expo! Fried crappie fillets, Savannah Hushpuppies and Silver Star Taters! If you love crappie, bring the whole family to the Crappie Expo! Don’t Miss the World’s Largest Crappie Fry! Sponsored by RV Cajun Fryers, Riceland Rice Bran Oil, Savannah Hushpuppies and Silver Star Taters!

Outdoor church Sunday at 9:30 am.

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Shreveport Water Works Museum @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SWWM

Come see our 130-year-old Victorian treasure! The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

Ask for Kevin to be your tour guide and show you the wonders that engineers working with pencil, paper and slide rule 100 years ago were able to accomplish. This is a go-not-miss while in Shreveport!

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK AND A NATIONAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LANDMARK

The Shreveport Water Works Museum is free and open to the public, but DONATIONS are happily accepted. Though the Museum belongs to the City of Shreveport, the Museum Friends, the McNeill Street Pumping Station Preservation Society (We know. Long name.) is responsible for paying employees and other costs of keeping it open. Every little bit helps us. Thank you!

Bike Rides Downtown- Sunday Slow Roll @ JOSH Lounge
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Meet up at 1:45 pm Unwind Sunday afternoon with a bicycle ride in historic downtown Shreveport and environs. ( Route will be about 10 miles slow rolling ) All bicycle groups are welcome. Ride starts at 2:15 pm. (This is a pay event, and all skill levels are encouraged). Check out the SB_Rides Facebook page for information on nighttime ‘lighted’ rides and other special biking events.

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Prize Fest Closing Party @ Prize Big Top
Oct 3 @ 9:00 pm – 12:00 am

Join us as we toast to the end of the tenth year of Prize Fest!

Oct
4
Mon
Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Oct
5
Tue
Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Rooftop Yoga @ The Remington Suite Hotel and Spa
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us every Tuesday night from 6-7 PM.
$15 tickets get you admission to the class and one complimentary beer, wine, or smoothie!
Come for just the class or stay awhile and enjoy some more Happy Hour Specials!
Oct
6
Wed
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Wellness Wednesdays in Caddo Common Park @ Caddo Common Park
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Enjoy Fitness Fun in Caddo Common Park! Instruction and warm ups to help you walk a mile through and around Caddo Common Park and a Wellness Education program presented by Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport along with Cattina Williams, Recreation Coordinator and Mary Murphy, Athletics and Fitness Coordinator for Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation. Free and open to all ages!

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 6 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Oct
7
Thu
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Fit & Strong Thursdays in Caddo Common Park @ Caddo Common Park
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Starting on Thursday, May 6th and every 1st Thursday of the month, Caddo Parish Parks & Recreation presents “FIT AND STRONG THURSDAYS” from 10:00 am – 11:30 am, with creative “core” building and strengthening games and exercises designed with older adult fitness in mind, but open to all. 

 

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Celebration of Folk Life Month in Louisiana Art Show @ JR Performance Gallery
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Charmel Lester and Bertha Harris are hosting and art show at JR Performance Gallery, 624 Commerce St., Shreveport to commemorate Folk Life Month in Louisiana. On October 7th the art show will also be part of the Downtown Artwalk.

October Downtown Artwalk at Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
What BIG art event is happening in downtown Shreveport the first week of October? The RED RIVER REVEL, and we are thrilled to be working with them on a Revel-based October Downtown Artwalk!
All artwalkers will get into the Revel free that evening – and – you will have the chance to take part in a fun Artwalk SCAVENGER HUNT featuring all the local artists who are at the 2021 Revel. Walk, look, listen, eat, shop, and WIN- if you complete the Scavenger Hunt correctly!
We are also partnering with Caddo Parish Schools on a Caddo School System Employee Appreciation Night! The Caddo School System will be set up giving out information, a swag bag to employees and information on becoming a Caddo teacher to those interested in a career in education.
Artwalk is all-ages friendly, is FREE to attend, and all on-street parking is also free after 5 pm. We hope to see you downtown!

Thursday’s Martini Social Smooth Jazz Meet & Greet @ Rydaz Bar
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Smooth Jazz, Martinis and Margaritas, Craft drinks, and conversations. Happy Hour 6 to 8. $5 martinis and margaritas. No cover.

Oct
8
Fri
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Oct
9
Sat
Museum of Science, Technology & Engineering @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology.

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center made up of Louisiana’s Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (POP) Children’s Museum and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre. LSSC includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. POP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology. Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466, toll free at (877) 724-7678 or visit sciport.org.

Ticket reservations may be made at reservations@sci-port.org.
For more information, check Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Facebook page for current movies and updates.

 

Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Shreveport Water Works Museum- Our Victorian Treasure @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

SWWMwheel

SHREVEPORT WATER WORKS MUSEUM

The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK  & National Engineering Landmark, this 1887 building was the first water treatment plant in Shreveport and only the second in the state. 

Open  10a – 4p  Thu-Fri-Sat  &  12p – 4p Sunday

 

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Oct
10
Sun
Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Red River Revel @ Festival Plaza
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Our eight-day festival attracts more than 80,000 people annually to honor the history and culture of visual and performing arts. Our goal is to provide the general populace a ‘Celebration of the Arts’ that brings the finest in visual and performing arts experiences to our area. The Revel is designed to be primarily educational in nature, entirely non-commercial, non-political, non-partisan and non-sectarian. We strive to deliver an amazing week of art and music education and entertainment for kids, teens and adults to enjoy

Visual Artists •  Performing Artists • Food • Kid’s Center

Tickets:
$5 General Admission: Saturdays: 11 am – 10 pm; Sundays: 11 am – 7 pm, Tuesday – Friday: after 5:30 pm
Free Admission: Monday: All Day; Tuesday – Friday: Until 5:30 pm; Everyday to Children 12 and Under Accompanied by an Adult, Everyday to Military and First Responders with Valid ID
9-Day Reveler Pass: $10

Shreveport Water Works Museum @ Shreveport Water Works Museum
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

SWWM

Come see our 130-year-old Victorian treasure! The McNeill pumping station is a turn-of-the-century (the LAST century, that is) water works that was THE LAST KNOWN STEAM-POWERED MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES when its steam engines were finally retired in 1980.

Ask for Kevin to be your tour guide and show you the wonders that engineers working with pencil, paper and slide rule 100 years ago were able to accomplish. This is a go-not-miss while in Shreveport!

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK AND A NATIONAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LANDMARK

The Shreveport Water Works Museum is free and open to the public, but DONATIONS are happily accepted. Though the Museum belongs to the City of Shreveport, the Museum Friends, the McNeill Street Pumping Station Preservation Society (We know. Long name.) is responsible for paying employees and other costs of keeping it open. Every little bit helps us. Thank you!

Bike Rides Downtown- Sunday Slow Roll @ JOSH Lounge
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Meet up at 1:45 pm Unwind Sunday afternoon with a bicycle ride in historic downtown Shreveport and environs. ( Route will be about 10 miles slow rolling ) All bicycle groups are welcome. Ride starts at 2:15 pm. (This is a pay event, and all skill levels are encouraged). Check out the SB_Rides Facebook page for information on nighttime ‘lighted’ rides and other special biking events.

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.

Oct
11
Mon
Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Oct
12
Tue
Mutiny at Shreveport A-Scare-ium! @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s a Haunted Pirate Adventure with chills, thrills and of course, gills! Join the Mutiny Oct. 1 – 31.

All ages welcome!  Lads and lassies will be recruited to our pirate crew. Take yer Pirate oath and make yer way through the aquarium learning pirate skills. Along the way discover bat stars, wolf eels and all kinds of cool and creepy sea animals. Hunt for sunken gems and gold in our Treasure Mine. Wander down Sea Monster Alley and learn about the Legends of the Deep, what’s true and what’s false and the animals that inspired these stories. Hear mermaids tell stories, sing-a-long with pirates and enjoy other spooky surprises. Once you’ve completed yer tasks, meet the Pirate Captain and get a bag of loot from the treasure chest.

Visit an Underwater World @ Shreveport Aquarium
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Explore an underwater world of wonder with over 300 species and 1,000 animals! Get up close and personal with sharks, seahorses, turtles, eels and so many other amazing sea creatures and reptiles. Hand-feed the rays, touch the moon jellies and learn how these animals adapt and survive in their environment. We aim to spark compassion, curiosity and conservation for the aquatic animal world.

Camps • Special events • birthday parties • field trips • hunt for gems and fossils at the Red River Treasure Mine and more!

Movies @ Robinson Film Center
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Click here for the latest movies and showtimes.

617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 // (318) 459-4122
Box office hours: 2pm to 9pm Tues-Sun
Movie theater is closed on Mondays.
Abby Singer’s Bistro // (318) 459-4125
Bistro Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 8pm. Friday: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday: 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
Happy Hour: 3:30-6pm Tues-Fri
Bistro is closed on Sundays & Mondays.

Our theaters are open Tuesday-Sunday. Weekday screenings begin around 5:00 p.m., and around noon on weekends.  If you’d like to speak to a staff member about showtimes, film content, or any other questions that you may have, call (318) 459-4122.

Administrative Office Hours of Operation:
Open 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday. Closed holidays.

RFC’s Mission

The Robinson Film Center, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization based in Shreveport, educates, enriches and entertains through the power of film.

RFC exhibits independent, international and classic cinema daily in two movie theaters, with a full-service bistro and special events space upstair. RFC provides film history and media literacy classes for all ages, focusing strongly on K-12 students and senior citizens. RFC also supports outreach programs that promote and strengthen the state’s film industry.