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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:48pm
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NCLAC’s next film screening with the Southern Circuit Tour is at 7 p. m. Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. We’ll be showing “DEEJ,” a documentary film about autism, directed by Robert Rooy. The film is a first-of-its kind collaboration between veteran filmmaker Rooy and a nonspeaking autistic, DJ. The two share editorial control as they navigate the challenges of representing autism. “DEEJ” is the result of this often-difficult partnership, and is a story told largely from the inside by DJ — not by his parents or autism experts or even the camera. At its core, “DEEJ” reflects the...

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02/16/2018
NCLAC’s next film screening with the Southern Circuit Tour is at 7 p. m. Thursday at the Dixie Center for the Arts. We’ll be showing “DEEJ,” a documentary film about autism, directed by Robert Rooy...
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02/15/2018
Marsha Cole, lecturer of chemistry at Louisiana Tech University, has received the International Frank M. Chapman Memorial Poster Award for her research in the sugar industry. Cole received the award...
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02/13/2018
Have you ever invited people over for a meeting at your home? How about a little get together? Or a huge party? What about a group over to watch the Super Bowl? Did you send out a cute little...
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02/12/2018
Ahhh, February. A month that dedicates a whole day (if not a week) to celebrate romance. Valentine’s Day is celebrated this month and couples all over the globe will celebrate their romantic partner...
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02/10/2018
“Winchester” “Winchester” opened on a bad weekend, and I mean that on two fronts. The first is that it’s the weekend of the Super Bowl, so the movie can kiss its Sunday evening audience goodbye....
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02/09/2018
The AE Phillips Cheerleaders competed in the 2018 NCA/NDA Sr. High/ Jr. High Nationals in Dallas, Texas. The squad got a bid to Nationals at NCA Summer Camp in Dallas. Pictured in the front row are...
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02/09/2018
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston Community Theatre, and Dixie Center for the Arts say a big thank you to everyone who made last weekend’s Krewe of Allegro Mardi Gras Ball such a...
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02/08/2018
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council presents “Deej” with Director Robert Rooy as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Dixie Center for...
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02/08/2018
For the first time, with its “Spring Romance” show, Ruston Artisans is opening its private exhibitors’ event to the public with a catered reception from 6-8 p.m. today. Tickets can be purchased at...
02/07/2018
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announces participating artists in #50@$50, a juried exhibition of small art. A panel selected 50 small artworks from submitted entries, and each will be...