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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Art Supplies & Special Visit for Students Impacted by Tornado In February, ReNEW Schaumburg Elementary in New Orleans East suffered significant structural damage from a tornado. Since then, students and teachers have been relocated to Gaudet Elementary while repairs begin...
  • Celebrating Louisiana A+ Schools Day at the Capitol Celebrating Louisiana A+ Schools Day at the CapitolYesterday, the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts joined the Louisiana A+ Schools (LAA+) team for a special day at the State Capitol...

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    The Story of the Blue Dog
    As a boy, Rodrigue knew of a legend of the "loup-garou" or werewolf that lurked in sugar cane fields, threatening to haunt bad children. The legend said nothing about the loup-garou's color, but Rodrigue thought the night sky would cast a blue-grey shade on its fur when he painted it in 1984 for Bayou (Inkwell), a book of forty ghost stories by Chris Segura.