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2019 Hurricane Forecast

2019 Hurricane Forecast

Brad Goins June 20, 2019 Comments Off on 2019 Hurricane Forecast

Slightly Below Normal Activity Is Likely By Brad Goins When people in the United States start thinking about the chances of bad storms making landfall during hurricane season, they begin with the spring hurricane predictions of Colorado State University. The university

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New Book From Reeser

New Book From Reeser

Brad Goins June 20, 2019 Comments Off on New Book From Reeser

Local poet Jennifer Reeser, who is a graduate of McNeese’s renowned MFA poetry program, has just published a new collection of her verse that’s titled Indigenous.    The title is likely a reference to

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Modern Art That Won’t Freak You Out

Modern Art That Won’t Freak You Out

Brad Goins June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Modern Art That Won’t Freak You Out

Much of the general public is hesitant to go to installations of contemporary art. They may be afraid they’ll see what looks to them like a massive collection of junk and random materials. Or

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Yoga In The Lake Area

Yoga In The Lake Area

Brad Goins June 6, 2019 Comments Off on Yoga In The Lake Area

By Brad Goins When Linda Kleinschmidt started teaching yoga in Lake Charles in 1982, the city wasn’t ready for it, and she didn’t dare use the word “yoga.” She called her first yoga class

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Swiss Army Knife Recording Camp

Swiss Army Knife Recording Camp

Brad Goins May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Swiss Army Knife Recording Camp

The SWLA Music School’s distinctively named Swiss Army Knife Recording Camp will give youths 11 to 17 a rare opportunity to be taught how to make and record their own music with simple computerized

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Nice Ectomobile!

Nice Ectomobile!

Brad Goins May 16, 2019 Comments Off on Nice Ectomobile!

Louisiana Ghostbusters Say Their Latest Replica Vehicle — Recreated By Stephen Hebert — Is The Best Yet  By Brad Goins Louisiana Ghostbusters, a group based in Lake Charles, are all about paying homage to

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I Think I Found The Problem

I Think I Found The Problem

Brad Goins May 2, 2019 Comments Off on I Think I Found The Problem

  There were a few comments around town back in January when I published a story in Lagniappe about how local government deals with trash. In mid-March, I noticed that a large crew of

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Zhen Returns To Lake Charles

Zhen Returns To Lake Charles

Brad Goins April 19, 2019 Comments Off on Zhen Returns To Lake Charles

The group of local artists known as Nancy Melton and Friends are planning a watercolor workshop that will be led by Lian Quan Zhen, who’ll be teaching in Lake Charles April 9 to 12.

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Ultimate Crime Getaway

Ultimate Crime Getaway

Brad Goins April 4, 2019 Comments Off on Ultimate Crime Getaway

New Orleans is always throwing out something good and new and surprising for us. Are you ready for CrimeCon 2019, which is being held in the Crescent City?    If you’re thinking it’s a

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Beer And Wine Delivery, Please

Beer And Wine Delivery, Please

Brad Goins March 21, 2019 Comments Off on Beer And Wine Delivery, Please

After many years of wandering in the wilderness, we’ve all come to a situation we thought we’d never be in: Louisiana going through a year without a budget crisis.  Some thought there’d never be

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