[ 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 [...]
[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]
[ August 1, 2013 to August 4, 2013. August 8, 2013 to August 11, 2013. August 15, 2013 to August 18, 2013. August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. August 29, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of August.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham law office located at 550 Second Street in downtown Natchitoches.
[ August 2, 2013 to October 12, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Abraham Lincoln: The Image” at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The opening reception will take place on Friday, August 2 from 5:30-8 p.m.; all ages are welcome at no charge. The exhibition will hang through October 12, 2013.
[caption id="attachment_31013" align="alignright" width="300"] J.L. Magee, publisher: “Satan Tempting [...]
[ August 3, 2013; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_31064" align="alignleft" width="250"] Spring Creek Memories by Margie Tate is an example of Plein Air painting.[/caption]
Learn how to paint landscapes en plein air (“in the open air”) at this outdoor workshop. Participants should bring their own painting surface and materials. For a list of materials and to register, call Anne at (318) 443-3458.
Cost: $20 [...]
[ August 3, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, August 3, at 9:00 a.m. to noon, to learn about Dutch oven cooking at Pavilion 2.
We invite you to bring your Dutch oven and cook with our staff. These gatherings provide a good opportunity to learn how to cook in [...]
[ August 3, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Individual and team entries are accepted for the Saturday, Aug. 3, Don’t Die Wondering Classic XXV scramble golf tournament, which generates support for the Northwestern State Lady Demon basketball program.
The event, staged each summer since 1989, will be played at the 18-hole Northwestern Hills golf course on the La. 1 bypass. Co-head coaches [...]
[ August 3, 2013; ] The Louisiana Office of Tourism and Oxford American continue celebrating Louisiana’s year of music by taking the Louisiana Soundtrack Experience Series to Ferriday Aug. 3 with Great Balls of Fire: Delta Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll in Jerry Lee’s Hometown. The event will feature a concert, panel discussion and movie screening.
“Ferriday’s strikingly rich musical heritage [...]