Lufkin's deputy city manager says the Pines Theater renovation will be completed near the end of the year, at a cost of $1.7 million. The city purchased the 1920s-era building in 2007.
The R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport will reopen its research library Saturday after a five-year renovation project and the cataloging of 13,000 volumes.
The Central Louisiana Community Foundation will give its Community Impact award to the Alexandria Museum of Art at Dec. 14 ceremony.
The Southern Forest Heritage Museum in Longleaf, La., opens "Journey Stories," a traveling Smithsonian exhibit. The exhibit allows museum to tell its own story of central Louisiana sawmill workers.
An animated short film created in Shreveport is one of 10 advancing in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards.