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Clementine Hunter

9:16am

Fri September 20, 2013
Arts

'Cane River Murals' music suite picked up by London label

Northwestern State University director of bands will conduct the Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra for a studio recording of "Cane River Murals."

Northwestern State University's director of bands Jeff Mathews will go to Manchester, England, Monday to conduct the Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra in a studio recording of "Cane River Murals."

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10:35am

Fri September 14, 2012
Arts

Biography gives fresh insight into artist Clementine Hunter

A new biography of the late folk artist Clementine Hunter offers a fuller portrait of her life, from domestic servant at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Parish to artistic fame as a widely-collected painter and muralist. Coauthor Tom Whitehead says he draws from the many visits he had with Hunter that went on for nearly two decades. Whitehead will sign copies of "Clementine Hunter: Her Life and Art" at Barnes and Noble, Sept. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

11:33am

Thu February 9, 2012
Arts

Folk art conservators convene in Natchitoches

The preservation of Clementine Hunter's works, like "A Funeral at Isle Brevelle," will be discussed at the "Divine Disorder, Conserving the Chaos: Conference on the Conservation of Folk and Outsider Art."
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The first ever conference devoted to the preservation of folk art will be held in Natchitoches Feb. 15-16. It's put on by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training.