[ July 20, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] The Annual Louisiana State Fiddle Championship will be held at Northwestern State University Saturday, July 20 at 1 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. The Fiddle Championship is part of the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival.
There will be a non-championship class for those 12 and under, 13-18 and 60 above and a championship class for those 21 and [...]
Northwestern State University will be closed Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 for Independence Day. Classes will resume and administrative offices will reopen Monday, July 8.
[ July 16, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Northwestern State University will offer a Junior Lifeguard course at the NSU Recreation Complex pool. The class is designed to guide youth toward the American Red Cross Lifeguard course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills. They will learn techniques [...]
One of Louisiana’s favorite musicians will be the honorary chair for the 34th Natchitoches NSU Folk Festival later this month.
Geno Delafose is known for his band French Rockin’ Boogie. He combines traditional dance music with a lot of energy to create a style all his own.
The festival is July 19th and 20th in Prather Coliseum [...]
[ July 9, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 16, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 23, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. July 30, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a course on basic scrapbooking beginning Tuesday, July 9.
The course will be taught on July 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The cost is $39.
This class will orient all levels of paper crafters to the tools of the trade, [...]
Three faculty members in the Mrs. H. D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University have been awarded endowed professorships for the 2013-14 academic year, according to Greg Handel, acting director of the School of Creative and Performing Arts.
Associate Director of Choirs and Assistant Professor of [...]
[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer Painting with a Twist on Saturday, July 13. The course will be taught on from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in South Hall on NSU’s Natchitoches campus. The cost is $65.
This class will provide step-by-step instruction to help create a work of art you [...]
[ July 19, 2013; 4:30 pm to 11:15 pm. July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. ] The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until 11:15 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.
Tickets are $11 for a two-day pass, available in advance only, $8 [...]
The national president of the American Legion Auxiliary visited Northwestern State University to speak to 408 delegates participating in Louisiana Girls State, a weeklong program designed to educate young women about good citizenship and how city, parish and state government work.
Peggy Thomas noted that Louisiana is unique in hosting Boys and Girls State on the [...]
A CD by composer/pianist Dale Trumbore and soprano Gillian Hollis recorded live in Magale Recital Hall at Northwestern State University has been released.
The 10-track CD titled “Hollis & Trumbore: Live in Louisiana” was recorded on March 13, 2012. Three of the 10 tracks are poem readings by Northwestern State Professor of English and outgoing Louisiana [...]