A pair of New Orleans filmmakers originally from Shreveport will screen their new documentary Oct. 10 in Shreveport that is a commentary on youth gun violence in New Orleans.
"I would say a gun is way easier to get than a textbook down here," says one teenage boy in the documentary "Shell Shocked." The images show teenage boys in New Orleans neighborhoods flaunting their assault rifles and pointing them at the camera. A classroom erupts in a brawl at a New Orleans public school. Bodies lie on the streets captured by TV news reports.
International business expert Adam Davidson will give the Murphy Lecture at Southern Arkansas University.
NPR’s “Planet Money” co-founder Adam Davidson will deliver some mixed news to college students when he presents the Murphy Lecture on Oct. 10 at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia. Davidson writes the “It’s the Economy” column for The New York Times Magazine. He said he’ll present a hopeful yet down-to-earth message. The reality of today’s job market, according to Davidson, is that workers will have to continually figure out ways to reinvent themselves in their career and adapt their skills to fit into the global economy.
Father-son artists Carlton Herbert, and his father, Frank Herbert, collaborated on an exhibit at Centenary College's Magale Library.
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A father-son painting exhibit is on display at the Magale Library on the Centenary College campus. Frank Herbert has taught art at Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas, for almost 30 years. His son, Carlton, is pursuing his master of fine arts degree at Stephen F. Austin State University.
Carlton Herbert said they both draw from what they see around them to create their art – snapping pictures on their phone for reference – but the similarities end there.
Sometimes a person can become a part of history without playing a central role. Commentator Gary Joiner has this appreciation for the late Tom Clancy who penned best sellers of international intrigue and espionage and forever changed the military thriller genre.