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8:44am

Fri November 8, 2013
Arts

'Object' painting show is debut for Shreveport digital artists

Shreveport artists Joe Bluhm and Adam Volker stand in front of one of the paintings in their show "Object" at artspace.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Two Shreveport digital artists open their first fine art show tonight at artspace in downtown Shreveport. The exhibit, “Object,” features mostly acrylic paintings by Joe Bluhm and Adam Volker. By day, the two are co-workers at Moonbot Studios. But outside of work, they’re finding an outlet on the canvas. Bluhm finds painting moves him in a different creative direction – that’s tangible.

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7:42am

Fri November 8, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: DIY car repair is not for the faint of heart

Lucky for us, commentator Gary Borders does not work at the Jiffy Lube around the corner. He recounts his recent epic visit to the auto parts store, a do-it-yourself purgatory for car repair amateurs.

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9:18am

Thu November 7, 2013
Local

Dancing with Parkinson's bridges generations in Shreveport

Shreveport modern dancer Renee Smith Cheveallier leads the Dancing with Parkinson's class at Centenary College.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

People with Parkinson’s disease have a new outlet in Shreveport for coping with the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The Dancing with Parkinson’s class is a partnership between Centenary College and LSU Health Shreveport’s Parkinson’s Disease Resource.

Centenary students in the neurological disorders class take to the dance floor alongside a person with Parkinson’s. The students are able to put a face to the disorder, according to Greg Butcher, an associate professor of neuroscience.

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7:35am

Thu November 7, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for November 7, 2012

Brian O'Nuanain

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain shares his joy and disdain for online shopping, passwords, and the quest for the perfect App.

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8:41am

Wed November 6, 2013
Local

LSU Shreveport to begin offering online MBA

LSU Shreveport says it will take its MBA program entirely online beginning in January. Students pursuing the master of business administration degree may complete it in 12 months, depending on their undergraduate degree credentials. The school’s MBA program director Bill Bigler said courses will be offered in shorter formats and there will be six starting points during the year, instead of the traditional three.

“If you look at the Harvards, Stanfords and Whartons of the world, I don’t think you’ll see the seven-week sessions just yet. But I think it’s a new trend," Bigler said.

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