Ten Southeastern Louisiana University vocal performance students and one alumnus were finalists at the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition held recently at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.
Roger Johns, the author of the Wallace Hartman Mysteries from St. Martin’s Press/Minotaur Books, discussed his new book series during an appearance at Cavalier House Books on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
The man behind some of the most iconic characters in comic book history has passed, and the Livingston Parish Library is doing its part to honor his memory.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts’ dance company, Dance Performance Project 2, will present “A Few of Her Favorite Things: A Dedication to Mary Lou Champagne” on Nov. 19.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Where else could you find a hippy camp counselor, a dancing drill sergeant, a neurotic British teen, a kid loaded with camp supplies in his trench coat, a smelly camper, and a constant snoozer?
The third lecture in the “Let’s Talk: Art” series, sponsored jointly by Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Visual Art + Design and the Friends of Sims Library, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14.
The Southeastern Louisiana University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band will present its final concert of the fall 2018 semester Monday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m., in Pottle Music Building Recital Hall.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- The creators of “Chicory & Roux,” a children’s book about a pair of Louisiana mice from different backgrounds, recently stopped by Cavalier House Books for a storytelling session and book signing.
“The Heart is an Organ,” a new documentary by filmmaker and Livingston Parish native David S. White, will be among the films screened during the 29th Annual New Orleans Film Festival.
BATON ROUGE -- Chorale singers have performed in Old North Church in Boston, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Disneyworld in Orlando, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., among several other in-country venues.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present “Tapestry: The Carole King Songbook” in a one-time-only performance scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Smoke machines, LED lights, sound effects, drop scares, zombie makeup, an electric chair, and, as one student put it, “lots of fake blood.”
The Louisiana Music Educators Association has announced its 2018-19 All-State Honor Band, which has more than a dozen students from Livingston Parish schools.
Local artists will have extra time to complete work for an upcoming book celebrating life in the parish.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present “Lonesome Traveler: The Concert with Peter Yarrow” in a one-time only performance.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Performing on stage in front of a crowd has never bothered Kaylie Wood.
The Southeastern Louisiana University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble will present its first concert of the fall 2018 semester at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 1, in Pottle Music Building Recital Hall.
Mary H. Manhein and Jessica H. Schexnayder, co-authors of the award-winning “Fragile Grounds: Louisiana’s Endangered Cemeteries,” will lead a discussion of their book at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Ricky Atkinson, a well-known singer, songwriter and producer in the southern gospel music scene, will lend his voice to the Grand Country Junction stage for an “American Heritage Show” on Saturday, Sept. 15.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Using old wood pallets, chalk paint, a stencil and a little bit of creativity, Shelly Frederick says anyone can make their own vintage signs to hang around their house — and for half the cost that retail stores charge.
Raffle tickets are still being sold for a group painting of a Louisiana swamp scene done by members of the Denham Springs Fine Arts Association (DSFAA), the group announced at its monthly meeting Tuesday.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Opera/Music Theatre Workshop will present the Broadway musical “Into the Woods” Sept. 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Hammond.
September will be a busy month for the Arts Council of Livingston Parish.
Sarah Colombo will be the featured author during a book launch and signing for her debut novel, “Subterranean,” on Saturday, Sept. 1.
Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts recently announced its 2018-19 season, which offers everything from live music to dance to theater.