Shreveport Regional Arts Council

Upstart contemporary theater troupe Shrapnel Stage Company will perform the first play in the 80-seat black box theater in the Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s Central Artstation Engine Room in downtown Shreveport.

Kate Archer Kent

A public-private redevelopment project targeting nine blocks of downtown Shreveport moved ahead Thursday with a new grant to support a theatrical production and a feasibility study for artist housing in Shreveport Common.

Kate Archer Kent

Nick Cave is blanketed head to toe in thick, hot pink raffia garb. He moves his body in sweeping gestures. It’s all in a day’s work for this Chicago artist.

Shreveport Regional Arts Council

No bother the summer-like heat, artspace in downtown Shreveport is preparing for Halloween and bone-chilling artscare events with a new exhibition featuring the return home of Dr. Blood.

The handiwork of Shreveport native Drew Hunter, Dr. Blood debuted at the Louisiana State Fair in 1975 as the host of a haunted house that had a 10-year run at the fair.

Aired Wednesday, August 6 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett talks with Meg Fournier, Artspace Exhibition Director and Casey Jones, Marketing Director for the Shreveport Regional Arts Council about “Conversations on Criticism,” a symposium and art show presented by the Shreveport Regional Arts Council. The Opening reception is tonight at 5:30 p.m. at Art Space in Downtown Shreveport, with multiple events through the rest of this week. For more information call the Shreveport Regional Arts Council at 318.673.6535 or visit Art Space on line. 

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