Morris Lessmore” is a book written by Joyce and transformed into a short film directed by Joyce that won 2012’s Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. It is a story about the transformative power of books, emphasizing connecting readers and books.
began in 2012 as a way to ensure that visiting National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman “saw” the art of Northwest Louisiana artists, grew into one of the most high-energy, vibrant reflections of the passion and talent of local visual, literary and performance artists.
Fight and keep on fighting! We are not defined by what happens to us, but by the decisions we make to go on living — and fighting, no matter what the “attacker” is. For more than 21 years, the Gingerbread House has been sharing this message with children who have been abused and betrayed by those they trust most.
Children’s advocacy centers like the Gingerbread House help children heal from abuse while holding offenders accountable. In the 20 years the Gingerbread House has been in existence, over 10,897 child abuse victims have been directly served by the organization.
Enjoy Jefferson Starship and “Spamalot” in the same historic theatre in the same month. Experience the dramatic staging of an orchestra’s Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” on Palm Sunday and view the art of private collectors on loan in a gallery setting.
nothing laid back about summer in the city at artspace. Julie Crews is kicking off possibly the most unique and personally revealing exhibition she has mounted to date, and six of Northwest Louisiana’s busiest artists are setting up shop to show you just how the canvas is covered, the photo is captured or the fabric is finished.
National Endowment for the ARTS (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced the award of a $150,000 “Our Town” program grant to the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC). The award is one of 60 such awards totaling $4.1 million supporting the celebration of arts in local communities across the nation.