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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Cake decorating class to begin Feb. 3

[ February 3, 2014 to March 24, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning cake decorating class will be offered by Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Monday, Feb. 3. The class will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts Building near the Friedman Student Union. The course runs through March 24. 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”, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Get Outdoors this March

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[ March 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] Alexandria, La – In celebration of the area’s outdoor adventures, a group of community event planners has formed the Central Louisiana Outdoor Adventure Festival. This month-long series of events during the month of March highlight the numerous outdoor activities and adventures throughout Rapides Parish.

The idea was formed as an effort to capitalize on Alexandria [...]

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