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Winter Winner Announcements…. Art Talk Monday

Posted December 11th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Art Talk Monday, Artist/Member News, Exhibitions, Featured, Holiday Arts Tour, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

This week’s Art Talk Monday is from Jessica Slaughter, NCLAC’s Executive Director What fun we’re having with the arts activities going on throughout downtown Ruston! Last weekend was NCLAC’s Holiday Arts Tour and Ruston Community Theatre’s A Christmas Carol, the Musical. Earlier this week was Bank of Ruston’s Mapping out a Future for the Arts […]

 

Fall/Winter Billboard Winner: Deana Revels!

Posted December 6th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Artist/Member News, Exhibitions, Featured, Regional Arts News

NCLAC is pleased to announce the winner of the fall/winter billboard contest: Deana Revels’ entry titled Papaw Played Bluegrass. Of the selected artwork, Deana says “It was inspired from an old photo of my husband’s grandfather who was in a bluegrass band. The painting is on watercolor paper and mediums used are watercolor, charcoal, pencil and acetone […]

 

A Tuna Christmas – December 14th at the Norton!

Posted December 5th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Featured, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

The Ruston Cultural District (RCD) is proud to present A Tuna Christmas with B&B Theatre at the Norton Building on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7pm. $10 tickets are available at  the door. A Tuna Christmas, produced in association with Samuel French, is a hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna, by Ed Howard, Jaston Williams, and Joe Sears, […]

 

December Art Happenings in Downtown Ruston… Art Talk Monday

Posted December 4th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Art Talk Monday, Artist/Member News, Exhibitions, Featured, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

Today’s Art Talk Monday is from Cara Beth Buie, NCLAC’s Executive Assistant. UPDATE: 12/11/17– see the last section below for info about this Friday’s Russ-Town Band Christmas Concert. It’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Last week began the start of a busy holiday season here in Ruston. In addition to all of the usual festivities, […]

 

A Christmas Carol, the Musical – On Stage This Week!

Posted November 27th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Art Talk Monday, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

Today’s Art Talk Monday is from Amy Beasley with Ruston Community Theatre (RCT.) Get your tickets to A Christmas Carol, the Musical, here.  Learn more about RCT here.    Beginning November 30th and running through December 3rd, Ruston Community Theatre will present their second production of the 2017-18 season, A Christmas Carol, sponsored by Green Clinic, LLC […]

 

December Gallery Crawl in Monroe/West Monroe

Posted November 21st, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Artist/Member News, Exhibitions, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

From our friends over in Monroe/West Monroe. Check out what’s happening at the last crawl for 2017….   The Downtown Gallery Crawl’s 10th Anniversary celebration will continue Thursday, December 7th! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to see wonderful art while enjoying great, local food and listening to live music throughout nine galleries in […]

 

Mapping Out a Future for the Arts – on display through December

Posted November 20th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Artist/Member News, Exhibitions, Featured, In the News, Regional Arts News

  Bank of Ruston is a staunch supporter of the arts in our area, exemplified by their involvement in activities such as Ruston Cultural District’s Bulldog Project, and their own annual Holiday Art Exhibition, in which they give nod to NCLAC through recognition and donation. This year’s Holiday Art Exhibition is Mapping Out a Future […]

 

Holiday Arts Tour is Almost Here– Dec. 1 and 2!

Posted November 20th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Art Talk Monday, Artist/Member News, Education/Outreach, Exhibitions, Holiday Arts Tour, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

This weekend is NCLAC’s 20th year for Holiday Arts Tour! There will be 25 locations in downtown Ruston highlighting 38 artists, plus 2 private studios around town showcasing the artists who work there. We refer to Holiday Arts Tour as “HAT,” and let me tell you, HAT is a big deal for us! It’s our annual […]

 

Holiday Arts Tour Dec. 1 and 2!

Posted November 13th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Artist/Member News, Education/Outreach, Exhibitions, Holiday Arts Tour, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

Holiday Arts Tour, December 1st and 2nd, is NCLAC’s celebration of the arts, where merchants host visual, literary and performing artists for an art crawl throughout downtown Ruston. While walking from shop to shop, Tour-goers can hear musicians performing, watch art demonstrations, catch live street theatre, and chat with artists about their artwork. Variety and […]

 

Two Concerts this week at the Historic Dixie Center for the Arts

Posted November 13th, 2017 by NCLAC Admin
in Art Talk Monday, Performances/Readings, Regional Arts News

Two concerts at the Dixie Center this week! Today’s Art Talk Monday is from Libby English with the DCA.  Music from Bach and Brahms to Blues and More! As a patron of classical music and/or blues, pop, gospel and country, put 11/13 at 7:30 pm and 11/16 at 7:00 pm on your calendar for two […]

 

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