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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:43am
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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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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...
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04/13/2016
The Shreveport Federal Credit Union honored the Ruston chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness for its service to the community at its annual meeting held recently in Ruston. NAMI Ruston...
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04/13/2016
The Louisiana Tech University Concert Association will present “Feu Follet,” a dance performance depicting struggle, adversity and raw Cajun culture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Howard Auditorium in the...
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04/13/2016
Lincoln Parish Retired Educators held a drive for charity and donated canned food and clothing to Christian Community Action. Pictured are, in the front row are Mozelle Anderson, President Annie...
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04/12/2016
Art publisher MetColors has added 22 additional equine works from Hooshang Khorasani to its lineup, and Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art is exhibiting two of his works in Great Falls, Montana....
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04/12/2016
Girl Scout Troop 240 and 632 presented cookies to the Ruston Police Department. They were provided by the local community during the booth sales “Back the Blue” donations. Before presenting the...
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04/12/2016
In celebration of JA week, the group celebrated Life Member Jeannie Tinker. She began her provisional year with JA in 2008. She has served as hours chair, public relations chair, vice president and...
04/11/2016
The interdenominational women’s Bible Study Fellowship class that has its base in Monroe and a satellite group in Ruston is making plans for next year’s study of John. Also in the works is a new...