Music and theater will combine as the departments within the Louisiana Tech University School of Performing Arts present “Opera Workshop: Love and Luck,” directed by Professor Lisa Maxedon.
“Both the theatre and music faculties have been working together on all aspects of the show,” Maxedon said. “The voice faculty has put together the musical aspects and the theater faculty has coordinated the stage design and management of the show.”
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held Sept. 27 for Smoky Hollow BBQ Joint, located at 2537 Louisiana Highway in Ruston. Smoky Hollow offers dine-in, take-out and catering. The ribbon cutting was sponsored by the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce.
Although gun control has always been a controversial topic in modern-day America, the issue has recently created several polarizing opinions amongst the general population, political parties and elected officials. The issue seemed to hit a fever pitch on Jan 16. when President Barack Obama outlined 23 executive orders regarding firearms. The fall-out of the address spread throughout the country, with some praising his efforts, while others denounced the actions, if legislated, as illegal in themselves.