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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:34am
In honor of 40 years of productions, Ruston Community Theatre will present an additional musical this holiday season, “A Christmas Carol,” the musical directed by Dee Alexander and sponsored by the Green Clinic, LLC. The performances will take the stage at the Dixie Center for the Arts Nov. 30 through Dec. 3. Music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens breathe new life into the classic story by Charles Dickens. The show is sure to draw a crowd with toe-tapping musical numbers like “Fezziwig’s Annual Christmas Ball” and “Christmas Together.” The story begins on Christmas Eve in Victorian...

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09/22/2017
On Tuesday, NCLAC will hang an exhibit of paintings by local artist Emily Pullin at Parish Press Coffee House. Pullin is an art educator, teaching elementary art at Cedar Creek School in Ruston....
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09/20/2017
Olivia Cuthbert, a 16-year old sophomore at Cedar Creek School, is the #EverydayExcellence Award recipient for the month of August. Olivia created and manages a 501c3 non-profit organization called A...
09/20/2017
Annually, the Louisiana Board of Regents hosts a statewide grant competition to provide professional development dollars to serve educators in classrooms throughout Louisiana. Funding is provided for...
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09/19/2017
Meet Chief. He is a Catahoula Cur looking for his forever home. Chief is up-to-date on shots, neutered and good with children. Come see him today at 4 Paws Rescue located at 290 Rodeo Road in Ruston...
09/19/2017
Tickets are now available for the North Central Louisiana Arts Council’s 8th Annual ARToberfest, which will take place Oct. 13 at the Norton Building in Downtown Ruston. ARToberfest, sponsored by...
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09/19/2017
When was the last time you sent a handwritten note? Today some people think that it’s a long forgotten art. It’s so much easier to send off a quickly written email. However, handwritten notes are...
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09/15/2017
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council has announced an exhibit of paintings by local artist Emily Pullin. Pullin is an art educator, teaching elementary art at Rusotn’s Cedar Creek School. She...
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09/15/2017
NCLAC is excited to announce “Pushing Dead” as the first film in our 2017-18 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. The film will be shown at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at the Dixie Center for the...
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09/13/2017
Miss Louisiana Laryssa Bonacquisti was awarded the Preliminary Swimsuit and Talent Awards during Sunday’s Miss America pageant. Bonacquisti is former Miss Spirit of Ruston. Her double preliminary...
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09/13/2017
Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS is playing at Cedar Creek School Multipurpose Building at 6:30 p.m Thursday and 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5 at the door. The high-energy hour-long...