Category Archives: Events

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 [...]

NSU sets Oct. 7 Houston-area golf event

[ October 7, 2013; ] HOUSTON – Entries are being accepted for the first-ever Houston-area Northwestern State University Demons Golf Scramble on Monday, Oct. 7 at the popular Tour 18 Golf Course in Humble.

Presented by the Northwestern State Alumni Association’s Houston Chapter, the outing will benefit the Demons Unlimited Foundation, created to support NSU student-athletes’ pursuit of athletic and academic [...]

Beef cattle field day set for Oct. 3 in Opelousas

[ October 3, 2013; ] OPELOUSAS, La. – The Acadiana Beef Cattle Producers field day has been set for Oct. 3 at Dominique’s Stockyard.

“Chances are good that everyone can learn something at this event, regardless of whether they are an experienced cattle owner or someone just getting into the business,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter county agent in St. Landry [...]

The ALS Association To Host Walk To Defeat ALS In Shreveport

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[ October 5, 2013; ] SHREVEPORT, La. ­ The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter will host its annual Walk to Defeat ALS in Shreveport on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Betty Virginia Park.

All funds raised at the Walk to Defeat ALS benefit The ALS Association and its mission to find a cure for ALS and improve life for those with the [...]

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest

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[ September 6, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Louisiana’s Culinary Heritage
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest
Exhibition Dates: September 6–October 19, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) 2013 Scholarship Art Contest exhibition features 15 finalists chosen from over 600 entries and over 120 cities from across Louisiana. High school juniors and seniors were [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Final Community Meeting for THINKAlex Initiative

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[ October 14, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] New Date for Final Community Meeting!

Citizens Invited to Review DRAFT Plan and Share Ideas

The City of Alexandria invites all citizens to attend the final community meeting for Alexandria’s THINKAlex Initiative.

The date of the Final Citywide meeting has changed to October 14th allowing more time for additional development of the Unified Development Strategy (UDS) and Land [...]

CF Foundation Continues Great Strides Walks in Alexandria

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[ October 5, 2013; ] Alexandria, LA – The Baton Rouge Regional Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has announced the continuation of Great Strides in Alexandria, one of over 600 national walks that generate critical funds to support lifesaving cystic fibrosis research, education and care.  The 2013 goal of Great Strides, the largest CF fundraiser, is to raise nearly [...]