Wed December 14, 2011

Copeland's Shreveport gets $1 million makeover

Copeland's of New Orleans put a new facade on its Shreveport location, among other upgrades.
Kate Archer Kent

The restaurant chain Copeland's of New Orleans is completing a renovation of its Shreveport location that will be the prototype for future restaurants in six states.


The restaurant chain Copeland’s of New Orleans is completing a one million dollar renovation at its Shreveport location that will be the prototype for future restaurants in six states. Al Copeland Junior was in Shreveport yesterday to discuss the renovations. He says he chose to overhaul the Shreveport restaurant in order to stay competitive with the many restaurant chains that have moved into the city.

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Tue December 13, 2011
Cultural, Community, Information

Newport Jazz Festival 2011: Grace Kelly with Phil Woods In Concert

Grace Kelly with Phil Woods at Newport Jazz Festival 2011

Airs Tuesday, December 13th at 9:00 p.m.
The Boston-area alto saxophonist Grace Kelly is 19. The NEA Jazz Master and alto saxophonist Phil
Woods is 79. But the ambitious Kelly has already won over many with impressive command of her
instrument — including the fleet-fingered Woods, who entered the studio with her (and pianist Monty
Alexander) in 2010 to make a recording. Man With The Hat salutes Woods' sartorial trademark; he'll
be Kelly's guest at the Harbor Stage in Newport. Recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival on Saturday, August 6, 2011.

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Tue December 13, 2011

Alexandria Museum of Art receives $100,000 gift

The Alexandria Museum of Art is a cultural draw to downtown Alexandria.

The Central Louisiana Community Foundation will give its Community Impact award to the Alexandria Museum of Art at Dec. 14 ceremony.


Tue December 13, 2011

History Matters: The Great Emancipator's Son

Commentator Gary Joiner  profiles Robert Todd Lincoln, the Great Emancipator's Son .


Mon December 12, 2011

Community input solicited for I-49 inner city connector

Shreveport residents are urged to attend one of several community planning meetings this week on a proposed Interstate 49 inner city connector.