Category Archives: Events

AMoA Events July 2014

[ August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014. ] EXHIBITS:

Dorothea Lange’s America
Exhibition Dates: June 6–August 23, 2014
Intimate photographs of people and land by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) captured pride and resilience in the face of suffering during the Depression-era through the postwar period. Her work raised awareness and brought federal relief to struggling Americans, and influenced documentary photography by highlighting the camera as an instrument [...]

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ]

To you, it’s just an old coat. But to an underprivileged child, it’s a warmer winter. It’s time to clean out your closet and help keep a kid warm this winter.

Please help us in our mission collecting Coats for Kids. Donate a new or gently used coat, sweater or jacket at a drop-off location near [...]

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 [...]

Rapides Regional Events Jan. 2014

[ January 4, 2014 to January 27, 2014. ] January 4:  Breastfeeding Class, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Intended for women wanting to breastfeed their infants, this one-day class is taught by an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and focuses on advantages, preparation and troubleshooting techniques. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for your [...]

White Lake Fishing Lottery Applications Available for 2014

[ January 8, 2014 to February 20, 2014. ] The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now accepting applications for a lottery drawing for fishing permit access to the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) between March 15 and Aug. 15, 2014.

A total of 100 permits will be issued following the lottery drawing and winning applicants will be notified of their opportunity to [...]

LA Artist Exhibits Nostalgic Collections with Gallery Talk in Lake Charles

[ January 10, 2014 to March 4, 2014. ] Julia “Caroline” Youngblood will host an opening reception and gallery talk on Friday, January 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. Her exhibition will run through Saturday, March 1, 2014.

Youngblood grew up in her grandmother’s home surrounded by cotton fields on Breston Plantation, located [...]

Bill Owens: Suburbia On Exhibit in Lake Charles

[ January 10, 2014 to March 8, 2014. ] Bill Owens: Suburbiais part of a national tour, managed by Art2Art Circulating Exhibitions, New York, NY. It will open with a free reception Friday, January 10 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. The exhibition will run through March 8, 2014.

Bill Owens was born and raised [...]

Pianist Joel Hastings to perform at NSU

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[ January 16, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Joel Hastings will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free.

Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Information [...]

Harlem Globetrotters to play at LC

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[ January 16, 2014; ] The Harlem Globetrotters will perform at Louisiana College on Thursday, January 16th at 7pm in H.O. West Fieldhouse.  The Community is invited to attend.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by mail, phone, email, or fax.  All ticketing will be handled by Brian Hill with the Globetrotters.

Download this flyer for ticket information (pdf download).

KANSAS to Perform Benefit Concert for B.A.C.A.® at Paragon Casino Resort

[ January 16, 2014 to January 19, 2014. ] MARKSVILLE, LA – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are pleased to announce they will host the B.A.C.A.®, (BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE®.) Conference, January 16 – 19, 2014.  B.A.C.A.®, is an International nonprofit organization whose mission is to help create a safer environment for abused children. Over 800 bikers will gather in Marksville, Louisiana for workshops [...]