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The Hammond Regional Arts Center hosts the 7th annual Brews Arts Festival in downtown Hammond on Sept. 30.

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To prepare for a Catapult Art program at the library, local children built their own mini-catapults and practiced shooting light-weight pom-poms, then they created a piece of artwork by using their new catapults to fire paint at a large piece of paper spread out on the grass outside. The com…

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The Free science Saturday program at the LIGO - Livingston Science Education Center is back this weekend with the theme “Good Vibrations.”

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Hammond Ballet Company (HBC), a non-profit dance organization, will hold auditions for this season’s Nutcracker performance on Saturday, September 17, at A Touch of Class Performing Arts studio, 135 S. 6th Street, Ponchatoula.

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  • By Tommy Comeaux The Livingston Parish News
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Chase Tyler Band to celebrate release of new album at The Texas Club Aug. 20.

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The Livingston Parish Library’s band, the Dewey Decibels, performed free concerts at all five branches to wrap up the library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program.

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  • By Lisa Dowty The Livingston Parish News
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George Perkins is being honored for the many lives he touched through his music and love for his community with a concert at the North Park Recreation Center on Saturday, August 13, beginning at 6 p.m.

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The Acorn Theatre production of "Romeo and Juliet" was held at Wholly Ground Coffee House in Walker on August 4 - 6. The unique production of the classic Shakespeare play was set in post-Civil War era Appalachian Mountains.

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  • By Jamie Webb The Livingston Parish News
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The troupe is back with another Shakespearean play, putting the two famous star-crossed lovers in a post-Civil War Appalachian Mountain setting.

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Livingston Parish got a chance to “Experience the 80s” Friday night at North Park when popular 80s cover band The Molly Ringwalds made a special fundraising stop. Proceeds from the concert went towards expenses for the Denham Springs High School Jackettes to attend nationals this year at Dis…

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The Arts Council of Livingston Parish (ACLP) hosts a new exhibit every month, and in August, they will host members of the Denham Springs Fine Art Association (DSFAA).

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  • By Lisa Dowty Livingston Parish News
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The Molly Ringwalds will be in concert on Friday, July 29, at North Park to help the Denham Springs High School Jackettes raise funds to compete in this year’s nationals at Walt Disney World.

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  • By McHugh David The Livingston Parish News
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The men and women of the Grand Country Junction are bringing a long list of country hits - courtesy of the genre’s top artists - to a hot Louisiana Saturday night.

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“We believe in raising money FOR the arts, WITH the arts.” This is the philosophy behind the Livingston Parish Children’s Choirs annual theatre fundraisers.

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Mock movie posters made by photographer Lorri Chapman and digital artists Ben Ingalls and Maddie Kornman will be displayed at the Comic Con and dinner preceding the Livingston Parish Children's Choirs benefit production of the Dinah Toups play, "3001: A Space Odyssey" the weekend of July 14-16.

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James Linden Hogg, 15, is a musician, singer, songwriter and historical actor who plays primarily American heritage music on banjo, bagpipes, piano, fife and pennywhistle. His primary instrument is the fiddle on which he won the 2015 state fiddle championship. He will be performing in concer…

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LPCC PRESENTS “3001: A SPACE ODYSSEY,” a comedy set on a spaceship traveling to a Cosmic Con on the moon with a motley collection of crew, actors, cosplayers, stowaways, tourists and spies.

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“It’s something we’ve been talking about for the past couple of years, especially  since the Mardi Gras gowns were such a hit,” Lynn Deville said of the new exhibit at Old City Hall Museum titled “Weddings: Happily Ever After Starts Here.” (Photos on Page B6.)

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This year’s Livingston Parish Children’s Choirs’ annual dinner theatre fundraiser will look forward instead of back in time. Past original scripts by Dinah Toups visited medieval, Western and WWII eras, but this one, the final Toups show, takes place far in the future.

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THE ARTS COUNCIL OF LIVINGSTON PARISH GALLERY  at 133 Hummell St. in Denham Springs is currently exhibiting the work of six local male artists under the title "Gentlemen's Art."

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In the review last week of the Gentlemen’s Art show hanging this month at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish gallery, we discussed the work of three of the artists who have previously exhibited there: Kerry Curtin, Kevin Polanski  and Michael Verrett.

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DENHAM SPRINGS – A recent event at the North Park Recreation Center took spectators on a journey back to Kornfield County. Members of South Walker Baptist Church prepared more than two months for the fundraiser that paid homage to the long-running TV classic “Hee Haw.”

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LOUISIANA ART AND SCIENCE MUSEUM exhibit pays homage to classic Warner Brothers cartoon series.

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Denham Springs Main Street launched a new fundraising event last week that was an unqualified success. Those who attended the Brew Block Party on Mattie Street had no complaints and plenty of compliments about the location, the beverage choices, the food and the music.

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The Old South Jamboree will pay tribute to the late, great Merle Haggard with a Saturday show that is all The Hag's music, all night long.

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As we announced last week, the kick-off day for the library’s Summer Reading Program “Get In The Game...Read!” was Tuesday, May 24. If you missed it, you missed out on some bonus prizes, but you haven’t missed anything else. It is never too late to register, and the first performances and ot…

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Students of Denham Springs piano teacher Melanie Rushing regularly achieve Superior ratings in piano competition and a group photo of a few who did so at the recent Baton Rouge Music Teachers Association’s (BRMTA) Romantic/Contemporary Piano Tournament is included here.

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The Denham Springs High School Band Room was transformed into an art gallery during the school’s second annual Art Show at which works in many genres and media were displayed.

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SOUTH LOUISIANA BAYOU GOSPEL FEST hosted by Chronicle and Grand Country Junction will bring individual and group acts from across the South to the Suma Center in Satsuma Friday and Saturday.

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The J&N Albany Community Park at 29670 Reeves Street, named for the two high school students who conceived, promoted and executed the building of the park, will hold a grand opening Saturday, May 14, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. with vendor booths, food, games and live music by Doug Owens &…

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It was a wonderful experience, but no surprise to those who have attended previous concerts by the Livingston Parish Children's Choirs to find a Friday concert with varied music, some of it very difficult, sung beautifully in time, on key and often in three parts.

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SOUTH LIVE OAK ELEMENTARY HOSTS the 30th annual Cajun Arts & Crafts Festival starting tonight with rides, games, festival foods, chicken dinners, auction, door prizes and student generated entertainment.

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THE DENHAM SPRINGS ANTIQUES AND ARTS VILLAGE SPRING FESTIVAL will be here Saturday with 150 vendors of antiques, collectibles, arts, crafts and other one-of-a-kind items along with specialty foods, live music, and rides, games and fun for the kids.

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