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AMoA Events July 2014

[ August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014. ] EXHIBITS:

Dorothea Lange’s America
Exhibition Dates: June 6–August 23, 2014
Intimate photographs of people and land by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) captured pride and resilience in the face of suffering during the Depression-era through the postwar period. Her work raised awareness and brought federal relief to struggling Americans, and influenced documentary photography by highlighting the camera as an instrument [...]

2013 Louisiana Dragon Boat Races Juried Photography Contest Exhibition

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[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] An exhibition of 20 photographs juried by Lafayette-based photographer Philip Gould!
A cooperative effort funded by the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority (GAEDA)
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
Award Ceremony with juror Philip Gould: Thursday, September 19, 6:00-6:30pm
Join us for Acoustic Concert Series featuring Will Payne Harrison after the Award Ceremony!  Relive [...]

Stephen Knapp: New Light Exhibit at AMoA

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[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Stephen Knapp: New Light
Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Member Preview Reception & Artist Talk with Stephen Knapp:
Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
“Glass allows me to manipulate and explore light and illusion, creating pure colors. I revel in their purity, their breathtaking richness – yet I am most drawn to the edges and the soft shadows that overlay [...]

26th Annual September Competition at AMoA

[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Reception & Award Ceremony with juror Stewart Nachmias: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The 26th Annual September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, [...]

Ceramics Class at NSU

[ September 12, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a beginning ceramics class, Playing in the Mud, starting Thursday, Sept. 12. The class will be taught on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex until Nov. 14.

The fee for the class is $125 plus [...]

CM Farms Giveaway!

[ October 5, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] REGISTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS
CM Farms in Dry Creek, Louisiana
Family fun attractions include farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkin blasting, pig races, giant jumping pillow, barrel train rides, homemade fudge, paintball target range drive, 12 acre corn maze, haunted house attractions, and much more.
The farm is open Fridays 6-11PM and Saturdays 10AM-11PM.  The farm is [...]

Suddenlink Kicks Off 7th Annual Program for Food Bank of CenLA

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off Suddenlink’s 7th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive Oct. 7.

Last year the “Connecting to Those in Need” campaign collected more than 68,000 pounds of food and monetary equivalent. The program goal this year is to collect 80,000 pounds [...]

Alexandria Lion’s Club Upcoming Meetings

[ October 9, 2013 to December 14, 2013. ] Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Mike Marcotte, City of Alexandria Utilities Director
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 12:00pm
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1400 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Speaker Tony Authement, Rapides Parish School Board Superintendent
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:00pm
Piccadilly Cafeteria, 1400 Macarthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana

Alexandria Lions Club Meeting- Club Forum with Discussion of Proposed Club [...]

Cane River Green Market Fall Season Starts October 12

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall 2013 market season on Saturday, October 12 in conjunction with the Crows on Cane Scarecrow Festival and Pumpkin Glow.  Open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank, opening day of the fall market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, [...]

NSU Artists Featured in Leesville Exhibit

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16.  “Painted Desert:  What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Students and faculty who participated in [...]

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