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COUNT TO TEN

COUNT TO TEN

Brad Goins October 15, 2015 Comments Off on COUNT TO TEN

I know many of you have been following the ongoing battle Lake Charles has been fighting with the V.A. health care system in Alexandria in order to get some good, solid health care for

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VOLUNTEER FOR THE AWAKENING

VOLUNTEER FOR THE AWAKENING

Brad Goins October 1, 2015 Comments Off on VOLUNTEER FOR THE AWAKENING

You’ve probably heard that the Great Acadian Awakening Music Fest is coming to town Oct. 2-4. The big event will celebrate the 250th anniversary of the arrival of Acadians (later called “Cajuns”) in Louisiana.

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ABOUT TOWN

ABOUT TOWN

Brad Goins September 17, 2015 Comments Off on ABOUT TOWN

About Town — The Literacy Council of Southwest Louisiana will offer “Beginning Word” literacy classes for adults at the Calcasieu Business and Career Solutions Center. Classes, which are three weeks long, will be offered Tuesdays

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DEAD ZONE PRETTY BIG THIS YEAR

DEAD ZONE PRETTY BIG THIS YEAR

Brad Goins September 3, 2015 0

This year’s “dead zone” in the Gulf starts due south of Lake Charles and extends east until it’s due south of New Orleans. This time around, the summer dead zone is the size of

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WORTH MAKING NOTE OF

WORTH MAKING NOTE OF

Brad Goins August 20, 2015 0

Starting on Sept. 20, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston will show a retrospective of the works of Mark Rothko that are housed in the National Gallery of Art. It’s the first time

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UP FRONT

UP FRONT

Brad Goins August 6, 2015 0

Lake Area Ballet Theatre A new non-profit group called the Lake Area Ballet Theatre (LABT) aims to emphasize performances of classical ballets. The full-scale performances planned by the new group will feature guest artists,

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UP FRONT

UP FRONT

Brad Goins July 16, 2015 0

Oceana The RAD Art Gallery in DeRidder (RAD stands for “real art.”) will host “Oceana” — an exhibit of tactile art  for the blind that was created by Louisiana artist Ginger Rush. The show

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UP FRONT

UP FRONT

Brad Goins July 2, 2015 0

Filmmakers Take Note There’s a new enterprise in the state; its first project will be the 2016 Create Louisiana Filmmakers Grant. If you’ve been hoping to get the start-up money for a film, be

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OYSTERS THREE WAYS

OYSTERS THREE WAYS

Brad Goins June 18, 2015 0

Every Monday, the Pelican Publishing Co. of Gretna sends its followers an email about new books. On one recent Monday morning, all four selections related to oysters. The recipes for some of New Orleans

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CVB ON THE UPSWING

CVB ON THE UPSWING

Brad Goins June 4, 2015 0

I don’t know how excited local editors get about such events as National Tourism Week. After all, we’re bombarded with press releases for the dozens of other “weeks” and “months” that take place during

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