NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine + Graphic Art will present the inaugural 45 Second Video Art Show, a competition open to individuals and collaborators 18 years or older. Only video works 45 seconds or less will be considered.
Entries are due Oct. 22 with a screening and reception planned for Nov. 19. There [...]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State Theatre and Dance will present the Stephen Sondheim musical “Sweeney Todd” Oct. 22-26 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22 – 25 with a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 26.
Ticket prices are $15 per show and $12 for children and seniors. Northwestern State, BPCC@NSU and [...]
ZOO BOO at ALEXANDRIA ZOO
October 23, 24 & 25 | 6 pm – 8:30 pm
$6 per person for ages 1 & up (CASH ONLY)
Zoo Boo is more than Candy… It’s a Halloween Happening! For over 30 years, Alexandria Zoo has provided a fun, safe Halloween experience for families. Zoo Boo offers 3 nights of SPOOKTACULAR, [...]
The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony honoring Junk In My Trunk.
Junk in the Trunk is Alexandria’s premiere store for all things antique, unique and fun. Featuring soaps, scarves, jewelry, clothing, watches, candles, skeleton keys, vintage household items, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for from this wide [...]
A luncheon honoring the 2014 Natchitoches Treasures will be held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Natchitoches Events Center.
Natchitoches Treasures have been selected each year since 2008. Natchitoches Treasures for the year 2013 included Dr. Archie Breazeale, Jr., Sadie Maggio Dark, Margaret Harling (posthumously), Dr. Colleen Lancaster, and Mary Lee Posey.
For more information about [...]
LSUA Cavanaugh Lecture Series with author Michael Martin
Thursday, October 23, 6-7:30pm
Free and open to the public
Dr. Michael Martin, history professor and director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is the author of Russell Long: A Life in Politics. Martin will discuss how the book examines Long’s public life and [...]
Oct. 23: Muscular Dystrophy Support Group, 6 p.m., Gallery Room in the Medical Terrace at Rapides Regional Medical Center. Meetings include guest speakers and access to staff from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Call (800) 644-9730 for more information.
NATCHITOCHES – Violinist Andrej Kurti will perform at Northwestern State University Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 pm. In Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
Kurti is an associate professor of violin and viola at Northwestern State. The recital is the first in Kurti’s “Road to Carnegie Hall Series.” Kurti has been [...]
NATCHITOCHES – Fifth grade students in Natchitoches Parish are learning the importance of recycling by participating in the Annual Phone Book Recycling Contest, sponsored by the City of Natchitoches, Keep Natchitoches Beautiful, Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and CP-Tel.
Parish fifth graders are asked to collect as many phone books as possible and return them to their [...]
(Alexandria, LA) – This free family-friendly event is sponsored by the Rapides Parish Library and held at Kent Plantation House on October 24, 2014 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm.
Get set for another thrilling and chilling year of Tales Along the Bayou! Beneath the canopy of stars, in an inky moonless sky, the evening gets underway at [...]