Thu January 26, 2012

'Bodies Revealed' exhibit opens in Shreveport

Premier Exhibitions / Bodies Revealed

Nearly 200 preserved body parts and full body specimens are on display in the Bodies Revealed exhibit opening at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center in Shreveport. It runs through May 21.


Wed January 25, 2012

Public art experts to give Shreveport a how-to

Shreveport Regional Arts Council executive director Pam Atchison hopes the art in transportation symposium leads to a public arts ordinance for Shreveport.

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council will host a symposium on public art in transportation, featuring urban design experts from New York, Seattle and elsewhere.


Wed January 25, 2012

Moonbot gets Oscar nod

A Shreveport digital animation studio gets an Academy Award nomination for its short film. Louisiana's film office head says it shows a film can be made in Louisiana "from soup to nuts."


Tue January 24, 2012

Wiley College debaters remake history

Wiley College debate captain Kary Chavis of Lake Charles, La., stands next to his coach, Chris Medina, and fellow debater Chad Mossman of Houston.
Wiley College

Wiley College will host University of Southern California in an exhibition debate, 77 years after the two teams sparred in a segregated America with Wiley pulling out a victory. 

The debate is Jan. 27, at 7 p.m., at Wiley's Julius S. Scott Sr. Chapel.


Wed January 18, 2012

City of Lufkin saves downtown landmark

This architectural rendering shows the Pines Theater after the restoration is complete.
Main Street Lufkin / City of Lufkin

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.