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.
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.
A 1937 Greyhound Yellow Coach meets the Cincinnati skyline, as part of the company's Centennial Tour.
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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.
"All I've Got To Do," is one of 14 illustrations created by Enoch Doyle Jeter in 2013.
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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.