Shreve Memorial Library will host amnesty days, “Food for Thought!” From Monday, Nov. 14, through Friday, Dec. 16, library customers can bring a nonperishable food item for each overdue fine, and fines will be forgiven. The food items will be donated to the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana.
“The SYO will undertake the mature French Romantic ballet suite, ‘Pelleas and Melisande’ by Faure’,” said Gabriel. “Aaron Copland demands a sweet, nostalgic American flavor for his ‘Saturday Night Waltz’ from the ballet ‘Rodeo,’ while ‘Roses from the South’ is a famous Viennese waltz by the Waltz King, Johann Strauss Jr.
The exhibition reveals that J.J. Audubon, known for crisp and accurate bird illustration, was influenced by centuries of naturalists before him, and then followed by artists who copied or competed with his monumental “Birds of America” (1827-1838; a rare set is at the R.
“’Chichester Psalms’ is a standard part of the choral repertoire, a piece with which music majors should be familiar. I think it is a standard because Bernstein was so successful in making it accessible to a wide audience and so dramatic,” said Dr. Cory Wikan, Camerata director.
In addition to live storytelling, the event will include musical interludes performed live by Highland-based electronic musician Nate Treme. A cash bar will be provided by the Remington Suite Hotel & Spa. The program is expected to run approximately two hours in length and will include an intermission.
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday, Oct. 22, at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Ave., in Shreveport and at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City.
“The Centenary College Republicans invited Dr. Baucum to speak at Centenary to give our campus community and the Shreveport community a chance to have dialogue with a congressional candidate,” said Chris Maples, vice president of the Centenary College Republicans.
At 6:45 p.m., Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler and Bossier City Mayor Lorenz Walker will officially switch on giant, lighted Christmas trees in downtown Shreveport and at the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City. The trees will be lighted in unison immediately prior to a 20-minute fireworks show set to music and presented by Pyromania Fireworks.
The bras, created by Horseshoe and Harrah’s employees, are on display at the Horseshoe Casino entrance across from the Million Dollar Wall. They will be on display through Oct. 16. Anyone who visits Horseshoe can cast a vote for their favorite bra creations by making a donation to the American Cancer Society.