6 fun things to do this weekend: Jan 21-23

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) -

Cultural events take center stage this weekend. Plus we have a few Mardi Gras bals going on. Find out who’s throwing the Mardi Gras party here.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21

Carrying on the Dream Opening

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This free reception opens a new exhibition relating to Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. One of the highlights with be a rare display of the hearse that carried Dr. King’s body after his assassination. For more info, click here.

Location - Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, 800 Front St., Natchitoches

The Kingsmen Quartet

7:00pm

The Gospel group that’s been around since the 1950s from North Carolina is touring this part of the country and they make a stop in Ringgold tonight. For more info, click here.

Location - Social Springs Baptist Church, 5455 US-371, Ringgold, La

The Lady With All The Answers

7:30 pm (Also on Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm)

She was one of the most influential writers in her day. Now you see the one-woman show about Ann Landers and one of her toughest columns to write. For tickets and info, click here.

Location - Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Pl., Shreveport

SATURDAY, JANUARY 22

All About the Caddo

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join a park ranger for an in-depth look at the Caddo people. For more info, follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Atlanta State Park, 927 Park Rd., Atlanta, Tex.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 23

Noel Masterworks Concert

Award winner Janani Sridhar joins Simon Holt for a memorable classical concert. For more info, follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Noel United Methodist Church, 520 Herndon St., Shreveport

Aaron Lewis: Frayed at Both Ends

7:00 pm

Country music star Aaron Lewis comes to town on his acoustic tour. For tickets, click here.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.