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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."
frenchcreoles.com

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.

8:18am

Wed February 1, 2012
Local

Hundreds of Creoles to converge in Las Vegas

The "Creole in Vegas" event is May 11-12 at Suncoast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

The Creole Heritage Center at Northwestern State is hosting an event in Las Vegas for anyone connected to the Creole culture.

9:05am

Tue December 20, 2011
Local

Louisianans give away thousands of pairs of shoes

Soles4Souls gives away millions of recycled shoes each year.
Soles4Souls, Inc.

Keep Louisiana Beautiful affiliates around the state - including Natchitoches and DeRidder - gathered 28,000 pairs of shoes for Soles4Souls, a Tennessee shoe charity.

9:01am

Wed December 7, 2011
Business

Natchitoches launches coupon system for festivals

Festival-goers in Natchitoches must now pay for things by using a new coupon system instead of cash.

The city of Natchitoches is moving away from greenbacks when festival-goers pay for food, drinks and merchandise sold by riverfront vendors.

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