To mark just-ended October as national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Caddo parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Jr. and his staff collected items to help the local Project Celebration shelter for domestic violence victims..
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.
For those that read blogs, evaluating the perspective of the author can be helpful in determining the credibility and merit of a column. I suggest readers match up Elliott Stonecipher with this writer..
Here’s an interesting thought. Why is it that Louisiana and neighboring state Mississippi are always on the bottom of every national ranking involving virtually every aspect of a state’s quality of life? Yet casino gambling is widespread throughout both states at a level not found any place else in America outside of Las Vegas.
On April 28, citizens of Shreveport face a choice: Fund basic city services or plunge the city into fiscal chaos. It would have been inconceivable 20 years ago that routine tax renewals to fund the fire and police departments and other basic city services would not have the collective support of the city’s business, civic and political leadership.