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9:15am

Fri September 26, 2014
Arts

Bossier Arts Council poetry reading probes Communist Vietnam by Ruston author

Louisiana Tech University creative writing instructor Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith is out with a debut book of poetry published by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press. The 34 poems are based on the life experiences of Lý Loc. He’s the son of an affluent Vietnamese landowner who lost everything the day Saigon fell, April 30, 1975.

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9:28am

Tue September 16, 2014
Arts

Film festivals in El Dorado and Kilgore bring arthouse releases to rural areas

Credit El Dorado Film Festival

El Dorado’s first film festival opens Sept. 18 at the South Arkansas Arts Center. More than 30 films from 10 countries will be screened during the three-day festival. Audiences will decide on what film gets a $1,000 prize.

Festival coordinator Alexander Jeffery says this new event recognizes the art center’s 50th anniversary, and it is part of a movement to develop new cultural programs.

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9:02am

Tue September 16, 2014

10:55am

Fri September 12, 2014
Arts

Vintage Greyhound buses roll into Shreveport

A 1937 Greyhound Yellow Coach meets the Cincinnati skyline, as part of the company's Centennial Tour.
Credit Greyhound Twitter

Classic Greyhound motor coaches will be on display Saturday in Shreveport as part of a nationwide tour Greyhound is doing to mark its century-old existence.

Greyhound gutted one of its buses and created a mobile museum to showcase its history. Greyhound’s senior marketing manager Nicole Recker says the vintage fleet – like a 1937 Yellow Coach – is usually only seen in the movies.

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10:32am

Fri September 12, 2014
Arts

Monroe artist creates quirky illustrations depicting Beatles' tunes

"All I've Got To Do," is one of 14 illustrations created by Enoch Doyle Jeter in 2013.
Credit Enoch Doyle Jeter

Centenary College’s Meadows Museum of Art will open a Beatles exhibition Saturday featuring illustrations by Enoch Doyle Jeter.

Jeter is artist-in-residence at the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s School of Visual and Performing Arts.

The 14 prints interpret every song on the “With the Beatles” album. They’re featured in the new John Lennon biography “She Loves You.” Jeter says he was given a lot of latitude by the author, Jude Southerland Kessler.

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