Shreveport http://wwno.org en ArtBreak celebrates 30 years of promoting arts education http://wwno.org/post/artbreak-celebrates-30-years-promoting-arts-education A student art festival that began 30 years ago at the Municipal Auditorium as a political statement to support art education in Louisiana public schools is bigger than ever today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:01:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 58543 at http://wwno.org Shreveport agency recruits nearly 1,200 volunteers for litter removal http://wwno.org/post/shreveport-agency-recruits-nearly-1200-volunteers-litter-removal Scores of volunteers will take to the streets and waterways Saturday to pick up litter as part of the Great American Cleanup.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Shreveport Green" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/201404/Water_litter.jpg" alt="" /><p>In Louisiana, 15 chapters of Keep Louisiana Beautiful have organized clean-up efforts. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:45:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 58282 at http://wwno.org Shreveport cellist to tour with National Youth Orchestra http://wwno.org/post/shreveport-cellist-tour-national-youth-orchestra Shreveport cellist Eliot Haas, 17, has been selected to play in the <a href="http://www.carnegiehall.org/Education/National-Youth-Orchestra-of-the-United-States-of-America/">National Youth Orchestra of the United States</a>. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:57:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 57469 at http://wwno.org Shreveport principal supports 'medical model' training for teachers http://wwno.org/post/shreveport-principal-supports-medical-model-training-teachers A Shreveport elementary school principal was invited to Capitol Hill earlier this month to attend a brainstorming Congressional forum and give closing remarks. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:34:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 57128 at http://wwno.org Death Row Inmate Released From Angola http://wwno.org/post/death-row-inmate-released-angola <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Louisiana man has been released from death row after serving almost 30 years behind bars. New information shows he was not involved in the murder of a Shreveport jeweler in 1983.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:05:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 55641 at http://wwno.org Voting begins to select new paint color for Jimmie Davis Bridge http://wwno.org/post/voting-begins-select-new-paint-color-jimmie-davis-bridge The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development seeks input on the new color for the Jimmie Davis Bridge that connects Shreveport-Bossier over the Red River.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="The Jimmie Davis Bridge, built in 1968, has about 21,000 vehicles moving across it each day." data-attribution="Credit Alpsroad.net" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/201403/eb3.jpg" alt="" /><p>The agency has a laundry list of repairs and upgrades it will make to the Jimmie Davis Bridge, including re-decki Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:23:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 55466 at http://wwno.org Cliburn memorial concert marks anniversary of pianist's death http://wwno.org/post/cliburn-memorial-concert-marks-anniversary-pianists-death Exactly one year ago, legendary pianist and Shreveport native Van Cliburn died. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:38:00 +0000 Bill Zeeble, KERA & Bill Zeeble, KERA 54867 at http://wwno.org Shreveport's Strand Theatre hosts Kennedy Center festival finalists http://wwno.org/post/shreveports-strand-theatre-hosts-kennedy-center-festival-finalists The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for Region VI gets underway Wednesday at the <a href="http://www.thestrandtheatre.com/">Strand Theatre</a> in Shreveport. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:36:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 54805 at http://wwno.org Sci-Port cultivates next generation of museum-goers http://wwno.org/post/sci-port-cultivates-next-generation-museum-goers A Cincinnati design firm is refining its plans for a children’s museum in Shreveport after a week-long visit with its client <a href="http://www.sciport.org">Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center</a>.&#160;<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/rrr/files/styles/card_280/public/201402/Sciport.png" alt="" /><p>Sci-Port announced an $8.9 &#160;million capital campaign last week that budgets $2 million for a renovated and expanded children’s gallery within its current building.&#160;<span sty Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:23:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 54750 at http://wwno.org Shreveport's Bucket List Chalkboard inspires profound thoughts http://wwno.org/post/shreveports-bucket-list-chalkboard-inspires-profound-thoughts <span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the close of 2013, it’s a good time to check in on the Bucket List Chalkboard in Shreveport. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:58:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 50511 at http://wwno.org