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Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present its final performance of the school year Monday. The concert will include a popular xylophone rag titled “Triplets,” which features percussion major and Bossier City native Alek Gonzalez. Also on the program is Carlos Chávez’s seminal three-movement work, “Toccata for Percussion.” This sextet, written in 1942 for pitched and non-pitched percussion, has become a standard in the repertoire. Other works to be performed are “Postludes” by Elliot Cole, a quartet that explores the sonic capabilities of the vibraphone; “Head Talk” by Mark...

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Louisiana Tech University’s School of the Performing Arts and The Ruston Daily Leader will present the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants in concert at 3 p.m. April 10 in...
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Louisiana Tech University’s Division of Nursing was named the 2016 Nursing School of the Year-Undergraduate Degree Program by the Louisiana Nursing Foundation during its Nightingale Awards Gala held...
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The Saint Rest Baptist Church, Pastor Robert Bishop Simmons Pastor, far right, and wife Sis. Wanda Simmons recently presented its first Youth Round-Up. The theme was “Raising Giants: Intellectual —...
03/20/2016
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The local March of Dimes chapter and Louisiana Tech University Athletics have partnered for eight years to host the annual Diaper Derby at a basketball game. The event was recently held at half-...
03/17/2016
As part of the newly minted partnership with Cell Phones For Soldiers, Lease Advisors, a financial services firm based in Los Angeles, recently announced the latest in a series of donations...
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From 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy will host an Investor Panel Event at the Lincoln Parish Library Event Center. The panel is free and open to the public. “We are so proud of...