The Northwest Louisiana Haiku Society will host an open mic for Haiku readings at the Shreve Memorial Library's Broadmoor Branch on Tuesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m.
Designers from the likes of Apple and Nike will be in Magnolia, Arkansas, April 3 to discuss this question: Are the arts necessary in a depressed economy? The forum is at Southern Arkansas University's Foundation Hall at 2 p.m.
The Barbershop Harmony Society's "Harmony on the Red" will draw choruses and quartets from four states with more than 300 singers participating in the district contest.
Shreveport-based photographer Neil Johnson will receive the 2012 Michael P. Smith Documentary Photography from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
The Gregg County Historical Museum is planning an old-time shotgun wedding at its Dalton Days event slated for April 14.