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Summer Camps Registering Now!

Summer Camps Registering Now!

Artspace and the Shreveport Aquarium are registering children right NOW for Summer Camps. Starting June 2, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays artspace at 708 Texas St. will be hosting ArtBreak Summer Camp Days.  Parents will have a place to bring kids from 10:00am -...

Drive-In Downtown: Enjoy the New Normal!

Drive-In Downtown: Enjoy the New Normal!

It's nostalgia mixed with the new digital age at its best in downtown Shreveport Friday, May 29- Sunday, May 31. Join us at the New Normal Drive-In for one (or more) of six fan-favorite flicks plus interactive activities to play from inside your car - and it's safe...

Your COVID Memories in a Time Capsule

Your COVID Memories in a Time Capsule

In a popular 1970s ballad, Jim Croce sang about memories, of time kept in a bottle. The owners of downtown Shreveport’s iconic Logan Mansion want to encourage people to do the same thing- to save their COVID-19 history for a future generation. In 1999, right on the...

Welcome, DAH- Downtown Art House

Welcome, DAH- Downtown Art House

In the mid 2000’s, Cassie Stone was a high-flying sales rep for Eli Lilly and Company. Her background as a Registered Nurse working with cardiac care patients served her well as she zoomed to the top of pharmaceutical and medical device sales for the multi-national...

Red River Revel 2020 Artist Application

Red River Revel 2020 Artist Application

Don't know about you, but looking forward to a little reveling in October! The 45th annual Red River Revel is scheduled for Oct. 3-11; returning with all the fun, food, art, music and children's activities we've come to know and love. The Revel is currently taking...

Safe and Smart Retail Therapy!

Safe and Smart Retail Therapy!

Been itching to go shopping? Even folks who aren't into serious retail therapy have been looking longingly at the junk served up in ever increasing numbers in Facebook ads. (NOTE: Please don't give into those ads, local small businesses need your love and money!)...

Andress Ford’s New Life

Andress Ford’s New Life

April 16, 2020 Update: Construction crews at 717 Crockett are on the job, first tackling stabilizing the building which has been damaged by years of roof leaks and wet interiors. Owner Jim Malsch says that -thankfully- there are no surprises yet, and the construction...

From Montgomery Ward to Artspace: History in 5

From Montgomery Ward to Artspace: History in 5

Given as a History in 5 talk at the June 2019 Downtown Artwalk. Those of you who have heard my talks before know that downtown is an archeological dig. Nothing that is here now was the first thing here…sometimes there are several levels to dig down on and multiple...

Railroads Without Locomotives?

Railroads Without Locomotives?

By Dave Bland, Editor, Red River Valley Railroad Historical Society Newsletter & Board Member, Shreveport Railroad Museum When thinking about the earliest railroads in our area we usually think about the Texas Western / Southern Pacific Railroad from Swanson’s...

Lunch on the Lawn at Logan Mansion

Lunch on the Lawn at Logan Mansion

Bring your lawn chair and sunscreen and join friends at the historic Logan Mansion for a Porch Party featuring  The Jimmy Wooten Band.  The fun is planned for Saturday, May 23 from 11 am - 2 pm. Tickets are just $5, and for an extra $5, you can order a meal of burger,...

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