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Shreveport opera  eXpress ballet under the stars
Shreveport Opera eXpress singers bring Broadway
to the parishes at St. Joseph Arts, Inc. Pops on the Lake.
Twin City Ballet Company performs “The Ouachita Rhapsody” at “Ballet Under the Stars” at the lakeside Kiroli Park Amphitheatre.
King and I production
Winnsboro’s Princess Theatre production
of “The King & I.”

life size puppets
This unique Arts funding program, known across the country as "The Louisiana Miracle," has brought to our state national prestige, which has made us a leader in cultural programming that is targeted to individual community needs.
The Arts Council, as Region 8's Development Agency, administers the program and provides technical assistance in grants writing and programming to over 45 organizations in our 11 parish Northeast Louisiana service area. diviusion of arts logo

Since 1994, the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council administered the Decentralized Arts Funding Program support for the programs of the following organizations:

The life size puppets of the internationally renown
"Wood & Strings Puppet Theatre" charmed young and old during a 2004 tour of our 11 parishes.

Cathy Amman Dent Cathy Amman Dent created the backdrop for the Twin City Ballet's production of Flowers.





Bernice Historical Society
Biedenharn Museum & Gardens
Caldwell Parish Library
Caldwell Parish Schools
Clarklea Garden Club
D'Arbonne Regional
    Art Association
Doorway to Louisiana
East Carroll Council on Aging
East Carroll Parish Library
Franklin Parish Schools
Friends of Civic Center Theatre
Good Shepherd Head Start
Jackson Parish Museum
Jackson Parish Library
Jackson Parish Schools
KEDM Public Radio
Keep Monroe Beautiful
Keep West Monroe Beautiful
Louisiana Delta Ballet
Louisiana Art & Folk Festival
Madison Historical Society
Madison Parish Schools
Masur Museum of Art
Monroe (City of Monroe)
Monroe City Schools
Monroe Chamber of Commerce