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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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05/30/2014
Summer break is underway and parents everywhere are looking for ways to keep their kids occupied. If you have young ones ages first through sixth grade who love the arts, NCLAC’s Summer Art Camps are...
05/30/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s spring quarter commencement exercises were held May 24 with diplomas awarded to 957 graduates. Commencement marked the close of the spring quarter and 2013-14 academic...
05/29/2014
Area residents have an opportunity to Keep the Arts Afloat for the coming year, plus the chance to win $5,000. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) is pleased to announce this annual...
05/29/2014
Area residents have an opportunity to Keep the Arts Afloat for the coming year, plus the chance to win $5,000. The North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) is pleased to announce this annual...
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05/29/2014
New board members pictured from left, back row: Sandi Stephens, public relations chair; Kristy Lumpkin, hours chair; Christol Sterling, vice president. Pictured from left Front Row: Kristy Burton,...
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05/29/2014
A floral painting by Hooshang Khorasani, of Ruston, is part of an exhibit and auction at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California. The exhibit began May 22 and will run through June 7, when...
05/29/2014
This summer the library can be a laboratory as children, teens and adults explore a science themed reading program. As part of the events for the summer, Sci-Port, Louisiana’s Science Center, is...
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05/28/2014
“Crowning Moments Last a Lifetime” was the message to members of JA of Ruston at the 73rd Annual Education Conference held May 2-3 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, Florida. More than...
05/28/2014
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s annual Summer Arts Camps are filling up for June and July. The camps, for students who have just completed first through sixth grades, are held 9 a.m. until...
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05/28/2014
Scott Harkey,  Lion District 8-L Governor was in attendance at a recent noon meeting of the Ruston Lions Club. Harkey spoke about some of the ongoing projects in the district and he presented several...