Shreveport Convention Center http://redriverradio.org en ArtBreak celebrates 30 years of promoting arts education http://redriverradio.org/post/artbreak-celebrates-30-years-promoting-arts-education <p>A student art festival that began 30 years ago at the Municipal Auditorium as a political statement to support art education in Louisiana public schools is bigger than ever today. Organizers of ArtBreak held a press conference Monday to herald the seven-day festival that is expected to attract 50,000 families over one weekend.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:01:52 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 42893 at http://redriverradio.org ArtBreak celebrates 30 years of promoting arts education Shreveport-Bossier courts meeting planners through trade show http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-bossier-courts-meeting-planners-through-trade-show <p>The convention business hit the skids during the Great Recession. Now, with gradual signs of economic recovery, Shreveport-Bossier convention and tourism officials want to attract larger meetings to the area.</p><p></p><p>The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau will be bringing in 35 meeting planners later this year to participate in a new trade show that is billed as a one-stop shop for booking a destination.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:41:13 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 31350 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport-Bossier courts meeting planners through trade show