[ February 24, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES — The Northwestern State University Tuesday Night Jazz Combo will present a musical celebration of Charles Mingus and his music from the Civil Rights era Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
The program will include “Better Git It In Your Soul,” “Fables of [...]
[ 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”, [...]
[ March 13, 2014 to April 19, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host a new art exhibition entitled Natural Exuberance beginning Thursday, March 13, at the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center at 1001 Ryan Street. The artist, Lilian Garcia-Roig will conduct a gallery talk during the opening reception. The doors will open at 5:30 and the talk begins [...]
[ March 8, 2014 to March 9, 2014. ] We thank the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria-Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for bringing to the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Alexandria, the only Louisiana stop for this nationally acclaimed show honoring the men and women of our military.
Learn more and [...]
[ February 20, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Flutist Dr. Emily Butterfield of the University of Central Oklahoma will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
The program will include works by Camille Saint Saens, Francis Poulenc, Ian Clarke and Albert Roussel.
Butterfield teaches applied [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ February 22, 2014; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Learn how to make a pine needle basket on Saturday, February 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte.
Participants will learn the basic techniques of making a pine needle basket. The Arboretum will provide the supplies for participants. Space in the class is limited so pre-registration [...]
[ March 1, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE — Join the park staff for the monthly Dutch oven cooking demonstration held on the first Saturday of each month at Chicot State Park. This month’s Dutch Oven Gathering (D.O.G.) will be held on Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Pavilion 1.
There are many ways to cook out of doors [...]
[ February 19, 2014 to February 24, 2014. ]