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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Shreveport Aioli Dinner Announced

The Aioli Dinner Supper Club is returning to the beautiful Frierson Plantation this fall in Shreveport! In 2016, this Shreveport Aioli Dinner was one of our largest with over 130 guests.

Join us for a wine-paired, four-course meal inspired by George Rodrigue's iconic "Aioli Dinner" painting. This unique culinary experience supports the arts in education initiatives of the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts.

October 7, 2017
Shreveport, LA
Frierson Plantation


Special "Aioli Dinner Brew" courtesy of 

Afterparty with whiskey tasting and cigars

Purchase tickets before September 7 and get a special discounted rate!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Student Exhibit Opens Today in Shreveport

If you are in the Shreveport area, don't miss the opportunity to see the original artwork from the 2017 Art Contest at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery. The exhibition, New Orleans Tricentennial, features all 16 scholarship winners from across the state.

June 7 - July 10, 2017
R.W. Norton Art Gallery
4747 Creswell Avenue
Shreveport, LA 

On Tuesday, KTBS-TV sat down with Justin Kimes, a Shreveport local who won 1st place senior in the 2017 Art Contest. Click here to watch his interview about his original piece and his plans for beyond high school.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Lake Charles Celebrates Louisiana A+ Schools

Congratulations to Lake Charles Charter Academy for completing their first year in the Louisiana A+ Schools (LAA+) program! To celebrate their success, staff and community supporters gathered last week at the Blue Dog Cafe in Lake Charles to toast to the past academic year. Thank you to the following individuals and organizations who have supported Lake Charles Charter Academy during their first year in the LAA+ Network:

Baggett McCall
Broussard & Hart
Dr. John Condos
Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson
Hoffoss Devall
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
The Roach Law Firm
Stutes & Laverne Attorneys at Law
The Townsley Law Firm
Veron, Bice, Palermo, & Wilson

(Top right) Executive Director Jacques Rodrigue with Becky Hunter & Mayor Nic Hunter. (Bottom, left to right) Halie David, Kim Lewis, Dr. Pamela Quebodeaux, Kathie Istre, and Denise Jones of Lake Charles Charter Academy.