Category Archives: Events

5 New Exhibitions Opening at AMoA

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[ December 6, 2013 to February 22, 2014. ] Opening December 6 at AMoA: 5 next exhibitions featuring over 50 artworks by African-American artists from the collection of renowned costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee of Mississippi, 40 watercolors by artists throughout the world, rare behind-the-scene photographs of Mother Teresa by Baton Rouge-photographer Marie Constantin, and photographs of film production in Central Louisiana by Pineville-photographer Eric [...]

The City of Lake Charles will Spread Joy with Handmade Christmas Cards

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host the fourth annual Handmade Christmas Card Workshop during the month of December at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center. All ages are welcome to apply their creative skills using several mediums from crayons to water colors to markers. All materials will be provided. Students throughout Calcasieu [...]

LA State Parks Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 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. [...]

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ] Helping kids stay warm this winter could be as easy as cleaning out your closet. So, whether you’re shopping at a store or your own closet, you can help us keep a kid warm this winter.

Drop off new or gently used coats, jackets or sweaters at a drop-off location near you. All coats are cleaned [...]

Holiday Trail of Lights 2013

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] Join the chorus and get in the holiday spirit – Holiday Trail of Lights is a seasonal delight! From east to west on I-20, and north to south on I-49, experience holiday lights and exciting events in eight of our most festive cities:
Shreveport-Bossier
Minden
Monroe-West Monroe
Natchitoches
Alexandria-Pineville
The trail spans across I-20 and down I-49 incorporating the cities of [...]

Children in Motion on Exhibition

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Children in Motion” at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. All ages are invited to join artist Nancy Melton for a meet and greet during the opening reception on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm. The exhibition will hang through January 4.

Melton’s inspiration for her “Children in [...]

“Some Thoughts About Perfection” Exhibit in Lake Charles

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.

Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]