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As a rule, movies based on video games are always terrible. There isn’t a single one that could be considered a critical darling. “Wreck-it Ralph” doesn’t count; it technically made up its derivative main characters. “The Angry Birds Movie” tries to buck this trend by being based on game with a non-traditional format (a phone app as opposed to an arcade or console game) and by featuring some impressive animation and decent voice work. It succeeds — in a way. Red (Jason Sudeikis) is the only angry bird on the otherwise blissful Bird Island. But he’s only angry because everyone is a jerk to...

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04/18/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council invites area artists of all ages to participate in the 29th Annual Peach Festival Art Exhibit, June 20-July 11 at the Ruston Civic Center.
04/16/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
04/16/2016
Renata Minullina and Abhishek Panchal, biomedical engineering graduate students from Louisiana Tech University and the Institute for Micromanufacturing, have won the prestigious Poster Presentation...
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04/16/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council will display an exhibit that highlights two area artists, Cinthia Rincon and Lauren Dixon. This exhibit will be on display through June 1. Rincon, from...
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04/16/2016
The Innovation Enterprise at Louisiana Tech University announces its inaugural “Maker Month” — a celebration of all things made and to showcase through exhibitions, competitions and galleries what...
04/16/2016
Long Leaf Pine Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met at 1 p.m. April 5 at Trinity United Methodist Church with 11 members present. Regent Melissa Wiygul opened the meeting with the DAR...
04/15/2016
Each year on the first Saturday in May, Stagecoach Trail Day is held to raise funds that support the operation of the Mount Lebanon Stagecoach Museum located in Mount Lebanon. This year the event...
04/15/2016
A photography workshop and a discussion of Mayan ruins of El Salvador will be held on Saturday in the Union Museum of History and Art in Farmerville. The first event starts at 11 a.m. and the...
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04/14/2016
Darrian Mills, a freshman student in physics and computer science at Louisiana Tech University, has earned a prestigious Minority Research Scholars fellowship with the National Aeronautics and Space...
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04/14/2016
Two graduate students and four undergraduate English majors at Louisiana Tech University represented the Tech Rho Gamma Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta and presented their scholarship for the Sigma Tau...