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.


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


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


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.


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.