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Former Gent Joins “The Original Harlem Globetrotters”

Travion Kirkendoll has found the opportunity of a lifetime … his lifetime. Kirkendoll, a native of Campti, La. and one of the greatest players in Centenary men’s basketball history, is one of the newest members of “The Original Harlem Globetrotters”. Kirkendoll, who played for the Gents from 2014-18, was named to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s 30th…
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Film Prize University teaches filmmaking

Louisiana Film Prize is launching a new initiative this year called Film Prize University. Film Prize University is an 8-class program that will teach how to make a short film, from script to screen. Film Prize veterans, professors, and working professionals have all…
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2021 Young Professional of the Year announced by YPI

The Young Professionals Initiative of Northwest Louisiana, a program of the Greater Shreveport Chamber, is pleased to honor Brittany Bass Arvie Esq. as the recipient of the 2021 Young Professional of the Year Award. The award was presented at the 15th Annual 40 Under Forty…
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Centenary hosts annual Veterans Day Tribute November 11

Centenary invites local veterans and community members to the College’s annual Veterans Day Tribute on Thursday, November 11. Veterans Day has been observed on this date in the United States for more than 100 years, with the first celebration occurring on November 11…
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StageCenter announces Moana Jr production

StageCenter has announced performances of Disney’s Moana Jr at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse located on the campus of Centenary College of Louisiana. The performances will be Thursday, December 2 at 6pm, Friday, December 3 at 6pm, Saturday, December 4 at 2pm, and Sunday…
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Local men, TV star team up to fight to end breast cancer

October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The American Cancer Society (ACS), the nation’s largest nonprofit source of cancer research funding, has teamed up with Ryan Serhant, CEO of real estate brokerage SERHANT, and Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing…
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Shreveport learning center ranked #1 in the nation

Donesa Walker, owner of Learning Rx Shreveport-Bossier, swept the 2021 convention with top awards from the company, coming home with both the 2021 Community Impact Award and Top Center in Customer Service Award. The Community Impact Award is presented to centers that…
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YPI announces 2021 Class of Young Professionals under 40

The Young Professionals Initiative (YPI), a program of the Greater Shreveport Chamber, debuted its 2021 40 Under Forty class Friday. YPI enlisted a special committee to select 40 young professionals under the age of forty from Northwest Louisiana based on values such as…
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Louisiana Film Prize announces top 20 filmmakers

The 2021 Louisiana Film Prize announced the 20 finalists who will compete for a $25,000 grand prize (the world’s largest cash prize for a narrative short film) during a masked rooftop outdoor celebration at the Remington Suite Hotel. Year 10 of the award-winning Louisiana…
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Live theatre returns to Shreveport-Bossier

Live theatre is returning to our area for the first time since the pandemic shutdown many live productions. After pivoting to pre-recorded, online performances, local theatre companies are preparing to showcase shows in front of a live audience for the first time in over a…
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ReForm Shreveport Creates Crowdsourced Water Outage Map

This past week, a severe Winter Storm ripped through communities and wreaked havoc on infrastructure across the South. People in Shreveport were seeking a way to communicate the status of their situation with their neighbors and city government. ReForm Shreveport, a group…