Category Archives: Events

17th Annual Alexandria Invitational Benefitting the National Kidney Foundation of LA

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[ October 25, 2013; ] Alexandria, Louisiana – On Friday, October 25, 2013 over 150 golfers and supporters will take to the golf course for the 17th Annual Alexandria Invitational benefitting the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana and help raise awareness and funds to support the fight against kidney disease in Alexandria.  The tournament is in a four-man scramble format [...]

Oboe recital to be held at Northwestern State Friday

[ October 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University faculty member Leah Forsyth will present a recital Friday, Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited. Those attending the concert should enter campus at the Caspari St. entrance and park on the west side of the A.A. Fredericks Center for Creative [...]

Montessori Educational Center to host 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser

[ October 19, 2013; ] Alexandria, LA – The Montessori Educational Center (MEC) today announced it will host its 6th Annual Barry Gala Fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Red Cross Building on Bolton Avenue in Alexandria.

There will be a silent auction with a variety of items to bid on, live music by the Red River Jazz [...]

Running Inglewood 5k Fun Run/Mile Walk

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[ November 9, 2013; ] Inglewood Farm is proud to announce that we have joined the American Heart Association’s lifesaving mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.  To that end, we are celebrating National Eat Healthy Day by hosting Running Inglewood, a 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday November 9th, 2013.  Check-in will begin at 9 am [...]

Groundbreaking Ceremony for MLKJ Branch Library

[ October 29, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—The official Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library will be Tuesday, October 29 at 10 a.m. Several local officials will participate in the ceremony which is open to the public.

The ceremony is planned on the site of the new location, the 1100 block of Broadway Avenue between Peabody Magnet [...]

NSU Dance Company to perform at local museum

[ October 16, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES –The Northwestern State University Dance Company will perform at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 at the door.

The program, “Modern in Motion,” will incorporate tap, contemporary modern and contemporary tap into a site specific work, according to NSU Associate Professor [...]

NSU Jazz Orchestra to perform Wednesday

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[ October 16, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES –The Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra will present a concert Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend. Galindo Rodriguez will conduct the orchestra.

Members of the Jazz Orchestra are Justin Lindsay of Shreveport, Emmet Chamberlain of Wills Point, Texas, Tajh Derosier of White [...]

NSU Hosts “When Inspiration Strikes” Exhibit

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[ October 14, 2013 to October 18, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – “When Inspiration Strikes,” an art exhibit by Kendra Northover, will be up in Northwestern State University’s Gallery 2 Oct. 14-18 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15.

“Ideas come in all shapes and sizes.  Some are jumbled.  Some are clear.  Some are inspired by other people.  This art exhibit is inspired by [...]

2nd Annual Louisiana Native American Art Fest

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[ November 2, 2013; ] Toledo Bend Lake Country – The Second Annual Louisiana Native American Art Fest will be sponsored by the Choctaw-Apache Tribe of Ebarb Saturday, November 2, 2013 at North Toledo Bend State Park in Zwolle beginning at 9:00 a.m.

The culture and talent of many Native American artists from several tribes and locations will be showcased in [...]

Pianists from Ecuador to perform at NSU

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[ October 15, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianists Carlos Vinueza, Henry Alvarez and Dario Bueno will perform at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.

Vinueza, Alvarez and Bueno are from Ecuador. They will perform works by Franz Liszt, Robert Schumann, Andre Messager and Ecuadorian composers [...]