[ February 18, 2014; ] Filmmaker Douglas Dominque previews and discusses his forthcoming documentary, “Lights Out in Blackham”. The film tells the story of coach Beryl Shipley, who made history in 1966 as the first coach to integrate a major sports team at a large public university in the Deep South. Event held at the LA Sports Hall of Fame [...]
[ February 16, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] One of the stars of Real Housewives of Atlanta will be at Schnack’s Monday afternoon to sign copies of her book. She’s Phaedra Parks, and the book is called “Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to Be Nice, Work Hard, Look Pretty, Have Fun and Never Have an Off Moment”.
Parks will be signing from 3:30 [...]
[ February 24, 2014; ] Public Invited to Share Ideas on Ways to Increase Recycling in Community
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Monday, February 24 to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in city-wide recycling efforts. The meeting will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second [...]
[ March 4, 2014; 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]
[ February 19, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Professor of Music Dr. J. Mark Thompson will present a recital at Northwestern State Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. The public is invited to attend.
The program, “Bass Trombone Favorites,” will include works from composers Halsey Stevens, Robert Planel, Donald White, Ralph Vaughan-Williams and Jan Koetsier. Elena [...]
[ February 18, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Pianist Washington Garcia will perform at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The concert is part of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Tickets are $15. Students are admitted free.
Dr. Francis Yang and Dr. Christine Burczyk Allen are the organizers of the Louisiana Piano Series International. Information [...]
[ February 13, 2014 to February 27, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting an exhibition of work by ceramicist Gary Ratcliff, associate director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and head of the ULM Department of Art. Ratcliff teaches beginning and advanced level of pottery at ULM, exhibits [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ April 4, 2014 to April 5, 2014. ] Father/Son Retreat April 4-5
Friday night optional camp out – $10/family
Saturday – breakfast & lunch, staff-led and free-time activities
Devotion times led by Robert Friday
Saturday Cost: $15/person
Camp out supper at 7pm Friday
For more information, or to register, visit www.drycreek.net or call (337) 328-7531.
[ March 28, 2014 to March 29, 2014. ] Preteen Retreat March 28-29 For Grades 1-6
Led by David Holder and Cade Gibbs & Abbie George
Special Feature: Late Night Tribal Challenge
A great camp try-out for first time campers!
Cost: $45 for individuals includes 3 meals and lodging for 1 night; $35 each for multiple members of a household
Begins 5pm Friday and Ends after lunch Saturday.
For more [...]