[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ December 20, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its Fall Commencement Exercises Friday, Dec. 20 in Prather Coliseum.
Undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Education and Human Development and undergraduate students from the Louisiana Scholars’ College will receive diplomas at 10 a.m. Undergraduate and graduate students from the [...]
[ December 20, 2013 to December 22, 2013. ] Alexandria, La – ‘Tis the season to visit with Santa Claus! Santa will be at the Arna Bontemps African American Museum, located at 1327 Third Street in Alexandria, Dec. 20-22. He will give a moment of his time to children visiting to discuss their Christmas wish list. Each child will have the opportunity to take [...]
[ January 9, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—Do you like to read and discuss new books? Now is your chance: The Main Library is starting a new book club on January 9, 2014. They will be reading and discussing The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls. The first meeting is Thursday, January 9, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Contact Monique at 318-445-2411, for information [...]
[ December 28, 2013; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Christmas time brings many first time firearms owners, especially youngsters who may be receiving their first hunting firearm as a gift.
Sheriff William Earl Hilton announces the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office will be sponsoring a “Christmas Firearms Familiarization” on Saturday, December 28th from 9 am until 3 pm at the RPSO Training Center at 150 Sheriff’s [...]
[ December 16, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The annual Christmas Bake and Toy Sale at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library is Monday through Saturday, December 16-21. Baked goods include cookies, cakes, candy, jellies and jams. Books cost $1 for hardbacks and $0.50 cents for paperbacks. Wednesday’s book sale special is buy two books, get one free.
The event will open during [...]
[ December 10, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Chamber Choir will present a candlelight service of “Lessons and Carols” Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at 145 Church St. in Natchitoches. Admission is free and open to the public. Dr. Burt Allen will direct the Northwestern choir.
Jordan DeRouen of DeRidder is [...]
[ December 10, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Author Ernest Gaines will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public. Gaines will be introduced by former Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque.
Gaines is among the most widely read and respected contemporary authors of [...]
[ December 8, 2013; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ] (Alexandria, LA) It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again celebrate this joyous season with the popular annual holiday concert on Sunday, December, 8, 2:30 p.m. at the Coughlin – Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Alexandria.
With this year’s theme being “Home [...]