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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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09/20/2014
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...
09/19/2014
Rays of red light stretch from the floor to the ceiling, forming a hazy pattern of strings on the black backdrop. A single spotlight in the darkness bathes a circle on the stage floor below as a...
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09/19/2014
Rhapsody Quartet will sing at Chili’s in Ruston at 1 p.m. Saturday to support the “Tackle Childhood Cancer with St. Jude” campaign. Members of the quartet are (from left) Carol Ogle, Sheila Nugent,...
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09/17/2014
Hosts Linda and Dan Evans commissioned the Caney Lake Good Sammers to — “Go West, campers.” They all headed West to Texarkana, Texas, to the Shady Pines RV Park on Aug. 20-23. They all gathered with...
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09/16/2014
Top left: Crowned as Jr. Teen Miss Chicken Festival was Olivia Hogue, left, the 14-year-old daughter of Nichole Hogue, of El Dorado. She also won the Interview, Sportswear and Photogenic Awards....
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09/15/2014
Jack is a white rat terrier with a black face. Almost 2 years old, he is a happy fellow with lots a personality who loves to play. When he has his favorite soccer ball there is no catching him. He...
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09/12/2014
North Central Louisiana Art Council’s partner in the arts, Louisiana Tech University Enterprise Center Gallery, is excited to present a collection of ephemera, curated by Saul Zalesch, spanning the...
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09/12/2014
The Littera club began its 2014 year on Sept. 3 at the home of Mildred McGehee. Twenty-eight members attended and were served punch on the spacious front porch while they visited. The sign-in table...
09/11/2014
WEST MONROE — Willie’s Duck Diner is preparing to host the first ever Willie’s Duck Jam concert to benefit CASA of Northeast Louisiana. The concert will be held on at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in the...
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09/10/2014
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana is one of 10 selected Boys and Girls Clubs locations nationwide that will be offering the SMART Girls Program, which launched this summer and will...