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Musicians bring blues to downtown Natchitoches
A free concert entitled “An Evening of Blues with Mike Snowden and Ed Huey” will be held at the Natchitoches Arts Center at 716 Second St. on Saturday, July 26, from 7-9 p.m. Snowden, a Natchitoche...
Jul 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relaxing spaces help gardener connect with nature
By Corey Poole Cindy Allen fills her relaxing garden with hardy Southern “Passalong” plants. These plants are named for their favor among gardeners, as plants with history. The story behind the pla...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Folk Art keeps Louisiana heritage alive at Folklife Festival
By Corey Poole Eclectic artist Gar Pickering will showcase his work at the Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival Saturday, July 19 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Growing up in a creative household, Pickering’s moth...
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Hambone Workshop to be held at Folk Festival
By Mary Beth Maggio Blues master Ed Huey will present a workshop on a fun musical technique that all ages can participate in, and requires a musical instrument everyone owns… their own body! The wo...
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Healthy living helps the body
By Corey Poole “Know what you want out of fitness before you commit to it,” said personal trainer Brian Hicks. “You may want to look like that ‘magazine girl,” but you don’t know the level of dedic...
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History tells the story of the Gallant General
By Rickey Robertson Located just off of La. Hwy. 1 near Lake End, on the road to Lock and Dam No. 4 is an almost forgotten site where some of the fiercest skirmishes of the Civil War and Red River ...
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer sewing camp teaches history and techniques
By Corey Poole After three years of robotics, the NCPTT wanted to offer a different kind of summer camp. “A Stitch in Time: Heritage Sewing for the 21st Century” engages children with the idea of t...
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What's Your Line?
In the 1960s life in Zwolle was different than today. Women always wore dresses and nice handmade aprons. My mom was a lovely woman. Even after a hard day of work around the house, she took time to...
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Re-enactors prepare for the Battle of Natchitoches
Let the battle begin! Eddie Harrington met with first sergeant Rick Ray with the 12th Louisiana Volunteer Infantry Civil War re-enactment Group, and Main Street manager Samantha Bonnette to walk th...
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On the Rocks and Around the Bottle
Bonjour' Natchitoches! Bonjour' HOT Louisiana! Bonjour' Mimosas! ...GO AWAY MOSQUITOS! Summer has fully enveloped us here in this quaint little City of Lights. Every afternoon, while I walk across ...
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