[ September 14, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Alexandria — Teens will compete against each other in an XBOX 360 dance-off at McDonald Branch Library on Saturday, September 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eighteen teenagers have already signed up to participate. For information, contact the McDonald Branch Library at 748-4848.
Visit www.rpl.org to find out more about the Rapides Parish Library. You [...]
[ September 12, 2013 to September 28, 2013. ] Fort Polk’s Community Recreation Division announces a grand reopening of the Showboat Theatre Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. A ribbon cutting will be held in the parking lot followed by refreshments and a tour of the renovated facility. In conjunction with the opening, Showboat hosts its fall production, “Clue the Musical.”
The internationally popular game “Clue,” [...]
[ September 12, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a beginning ceramics class, Playing in the Mud, starting Thursday, Sept. 12. The class will be taught on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex until Nov. 14.
The fee for the class is $125 plus [...]
[ September 14, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Alexandria, LA – To open the 2013-14 season, the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again host “POPS ON THE RIVER” on Saturday, September, 14, 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria Riverfront Convention Center in downtown Alexandria. This will be the 33rd year that the RSO has hosted the “Pops Concerts” and [...]
[ September 5, 2013 to September 8, 2013. September 12, 2013 to September 15, 2013. September 19, 2013 to September 22, 2013. September 26, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of September.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham Law Office located at 550 Second Street in downtown [...]
[ September 14, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that The Fab Four Ultimate Tribute will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, September 14 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 and are on sale now. Their amazing performance will be hosted by an Ed Sullivan impersonator.
The Fab Four is a tribute band that performs [...]
[ September 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]
[ September 6, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Louisiana’s Culinary Heritage
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest
Exhibition Dates: September 6–October 19, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) 2013 Scholarship Art Contest exhibition features 15 finalists chosen from over 600 entries and over 120 cities from across Louisiana. High school juniors and seniors were [...]
[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Reception & Award Ceremony with juror Stewart Nachmias: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The 26th Annual September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, [...]
[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Stephen Knapp: New Light
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Member Preview Reception & Artist Talk with Stephen Knapp:
Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
“Glass allows me to manipulate and explore light and illusion, creating pure colors. I revel in their purity, their breathtaking richness – yet I am most drawn to the edges and the soft shadows that overlay [...]