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Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Performing Arts Series featuring Mosaic Dialect

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[ February 28, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Performing Arts Series featuring Mosaic Dialect
Friday, February 28  ~  6:30-8:30pm
“Salt of the Earth” is the theme for the evening’s spoken word performances, reflecting and elevating in poetic vibrations on the root of African American life. Featuring “Poetic X” from Shreveport. Mosaic Dialect is a collective of Alexandria “poets in motion,” [...]

Victory Belles to be in Alexandria

[ February 28, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The National WWII Museum’s Victory Belles will be in Alexandria this weekend.

The Victory Belles are a charming vocal trio who travel the globe delighting audiences with their spirited performances, which feature dazzling costumes, audience interaction, and musical hits such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, and God [...]

Mardi Gras Events in Central LA

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[ February 28, 2014 to March 2, 2014. ] When you think Mardi Gras, the first thing that pops in your head is probably a picture of the streets of New Orleans filled with rowdy, raucous parades. We have a different idea of Mardi Gras in Central Louisiana. Our parades are family-friendly, daytime parades. The Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade starts the [...]

Krewe of Kolbi Bow Wow Walking the Dog in Mardi Gras 2014

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[ February 19, 2014 to March 1, 2014. ] The Krewe of Kolbi Bow Wow, co-founded in 2000 by the late Zoo Director, Leslie Whitt, is celebrating its 15th Anniversary.  Bow Wow Krewe members are excited once again to march in this year’s Alexandria Children’s Parade on Mardi Gras Saturday, March 1, 2014.   It’s a wonderful opportunity for pampered pets to “strut their stuff”, [...]

KRRV To Raise Funds for St. Jude

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[ February 28, 2014; 7:00 am to 10:00 am. ] KRRV 100.3, a Cenla Broadcasting radio station, will be joining forces with the Alexandria Firefighters and Hixson Autoplex to raise awareness, raise spirits, and raise hope for the St. Jude Research Hospital.  Together, we will be asking you to “Fill Their Boots” and raise money for the fight against childhood cancer.

This is an event to [...]

LRA Cenla Chapter presents “Taste of Mardi Gras”

[ February 28, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) Cenla Chapter’s annual Carnival party, “Taste of Mardi Gras,” will be held Friday, February 28, 2014, at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, 707 Main Street, 7-9 p.m. (Special VIP entry is at 6 p.m.) Tickets are now available for purchase.

As Central Louisiana’s most well-known Mardi Gras event, it [...]

Rapides Parish Schools Open Enrollment

[ February 3, 2014 to February 28, 2014. ] Rapides Parish School District
School Year 2014-2015
High School Open Enrollment Campaign
February 3-28, 2014
Contact area high schools for applications and rules.  Or visit www.rpsb.us to download and application.  Application deadline: February 28, 2014 at 4pm.
Applicants and their parents MUST reside in Rapides Parish. 

Alexandria Mardi Gras Weekend Begins Feb. 28th

[ February 28, 2014 to March 2, 2014. ] Alexandria – Come catch the fun in the Heart of Louisiana for Mardi Gras!

Alexandria kicks off their Mardi Gras weekend Friday, February 28, 2014, with the Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade. The Hixson Autoplex CCCC Parade will roll at 4:30 p.m. The parade route will wind through downtown Alexandria, from Murray Street [...]

LRA Cenla Chapter Presents “Taste Of Mardi Gras”

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[ February 28, 2014 6:00 pm to March 1, 2014 12:00 am. ] METAIRIE, La.—The Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) Cenla Chapter’s annual Carnival party, “Taste of Mardi Gras,” will be held Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Alexandria Riverfront Center, 707 Main Street, 7-9 p.m. (Special VIP entry is at 6 p.m.)

As Central Louisiana’s most well-known Mardi Gras event, it will feature “tastes” of the most delicious restaurants [...]

Gallery Talk About suburbia Exhibition

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[ January 31, 2014 to March 8, 2014. ] Mr. Lynn Reynolds, Associate Professor of Art and Academic Chair of the Department of Visual Arts at McNeese State University, will conduct a gallery talk on Friday, January 31 from 6-7 p.m. at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center, 1001 Ryan Street. His talk entitled “Avocado Green and Harvest Gold” will provide an [...]

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