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There was a movie that came out in 1998 called “The Truman Show,” which featured Jim Carrey portraying Truman, the star of a television show about his own life. It was a 24-hour broadcast, featuring live video that was captured from cameras in his home, job — anywhere, in fact, that Mr. Truman ventured. The catch was, he didn’t know that he was the center of a mock universe. The entire town was in on it; all of his friends, neighbors and even his wife were actors playing roles within Truman’s life. As he lived his life, he had a huge TV audience that watched him grow, marry and have a...

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01/21/2017
The 2016 Pierian Christmas Luncheon was hosted by, from left to right, Teri Fulton, Sharon Thomas and Emily Baugh.
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01/21/2017
I’m writing this a little over a week before the Oscar nominations are announced, and there are three movies that I can safely say are a lock for Best Picture: “Moonlight,” “Manchester by the Sea,”...
01/21/2017
The Pierian Club of Ruston met for its Christmas party at the festive home of President Teri Fulton during the regular meeting time. Formal meeting agenda was dispensed with and instead members...
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01/20/2017
The Louisiana Biennial is the School of Design’s fourth national juried exhibition. This is a multi-media show for two and three-dimensional works, as well as video and installation works exploring...
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01/17/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council held its Annual Meeting and Member’s Holiday Party Jan. 10 at Co:LAB in Ruston. Board President Peter Jones announced the annual President’s Awards,...
01/14/2017
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...
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01/14/2017
Ruston Community Theatre is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming mystery melodrama, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.” The play will be directed by Satish Bharadvaj and is sponsored by...
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01/14/2017
GSU senior Elizabeth Eddy’s dream of becoming a published author came true as she became a co-author of the book “Women of Faith: Their Untold Stories Revealed,” a book that she believes tells...
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01/14/2017
Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at...
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01/14/2017
A lot of people were unhappy with my review of “Sing” a few weeks ago. Many wondered how I could have so much disdain for a movie with positive messages about perseverance and following your dreams...