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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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09/04/2014
Mary Caldorera-Moore, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected to attend the Sixth Annual National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering...
09/04/2014
Natchitoches — The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts and Vox Novus are collaborating on a special edition of 60x60 focused on Louisiana. Artists are invited to submit recorded works...
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09/04/2014
Former Lincoln Parish school system literacy coach Deborah Holliman has been selected 2013-14 Outstanding Academy Educator for the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs,...
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09/04/2014
Air Force Airman Austin D. May graduated from Basic Military Training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas on Aug. 15. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included...
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09/04/2014
Air Force Airman 1st Class Gregory L. Jones recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week...
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09/03/2014
Editor’s Note: This is the sixth and final article in a six-part series highlighting academic programs at Louisiana Tech University that are having significant impacts on the region and whose...
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08/29/2014
Louisiana Tech University’s exhibition marking the 100th anniversary of World War I opens at its Enterprise Center on Sept. 26. The show is sponsored by the Bank of Ruston. This article — the fourth...
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08/29/2014
When I ask a person if they are a member of NCLAC their response is usually, “No, I am not an artist.” I laugh because I am not an artist either, however I am and have been a member of NCLAC for the...
08/29/2014
Trinity United Methodist Church is offering free computer classes this fall. Classes begin the middle of September and continue through Dec. 11. To sign up go to www.trinityruston.org or call the...
08/29/2014
On Sept. 2, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council will hold a photojournalism workshop entitled “My Vision, My Voice” for youth involved with Seeds of Light in Homer. Seeds of Light is a...