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Kate Archer Kent

The 64th Wideman Piano Competition begins Friday, Dec. 5, and runs through the weekend at Centenary College’s Hurley School of Music. The competition features 43 young pianists from around the world. The competition’s executive director Lester Senter Wilson says it’s events like this one that will help promote classical music.

Kate Archer Kent

A lecture Tuesday will explore how interfaith dialogue can help people better understand one another in an effort to find common ground. Centenary College’s Christian Leadership Center presents religion professor Peter Huff who is an expert on religious fundamentalism. Huff will pose this question in his final community lecture:

Kate Archer Kent

The Centenary College Choir ensemble performed “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the national anthem, as part of the Shreveport college’s third annual Veterans Day Tribute.

The keynote address was delivered by the head of the Air Force Global Strike Command Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson.

Centenary’s president David Rowe introduced the general, calling him a friend and giving a snapshot of Wilson’s job overseeing the country’s intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons cache.

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A flying dune buggy has Shreveport roots.

Startup flying car maker SkyRunner LLC is moving into the former Shreveport General Motors plant this week. An assembly line is being prepped for a pre-market, all-terrain vehicle with a powered parachute.

Airs Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. Centenary College hosted a U.S. Senate Debate at Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on Tuesday, October 14, at 7 p.m. Red River Radio will broadcast this debate this Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. The participants in this debate are U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, 6th District Congressman Bill Cassidy, and Rob Maness. The sponsors of the event include Centenary College, Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), the Council for A Better Louisiana (CABL), AARP, and the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. The debate is hosted by LPB's President and CEO Beth Courtney and Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) President and CEO Barry Erwin and questions will also be presented by LPB's Shauna Sanford and a panel of political analysts.

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