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Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its final performance of the school year Monday. The concert will include a popular xylophone rag titled “Triplets,” which features percussion major and Bossier City native Alek Gonzalez. Also on the program is Carlos Chávez’s seminal three-movement work, “Toccata for Percussion.” This sextet, written in 1942 for pitched and non-pitched percussion, has become a standard in the repertoire. Other works to be performed are “Postludes” by Elliot Cole, a quartet that explores the sonic capabilities of the vibraphone; “Head Talk” by Mark...

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05/05/2016
Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its final performance of the school year Monday. The concert will include a popular xylophone rag titled “Triplets,” which features...
05/05/2016
Emily Baugh opened her home for the Pierian’s April meeting. Her co-hostesses were Sarah Williams and Mary Ayres. They served coconut cake with a side of strawberries, punch and coffee. The floral...
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Joseph Spatafora, professor of botany and plant pathology at Oregon State University and a 1986 Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will discuss his research during a presentation titled, “...
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Stephen Williams, representing the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office, stands with children from Alabama Presbyterian Church of Sibley. They presented stuffed animals that had been collected to be given...
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Note by June Chandler Grant, daughter of Lige Chandler: Daddy wrote this sometime in the late 1940s. He showed it to me once day when I was out there. It was written in pencil in a little spiral...
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Just a few short days until the Domestic Abuse Resistance Team’s 15th Annual Radiothon, and we are ready. I have written before of our radiothon goal, our needs and our community partners. In today...
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Meet Ned and Woody. They are two Dachshund mixes that are potty trained and would make perfect lap babies. They are up-to-date on shots, love people and other pets. Come see them at 4 Paws Rescue,...
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Auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next production, the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” will be at 10 a.m. May 14 and 6 p.m. May 16 at The Dixie Center for the Arts....
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When I see an unnecessary sequel, I’ll often wonder what the studio was thinking. I’m not talking about the huge franchises where any kind of new installment is basically a license to print money. I...