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Crumple Paper Art at Hineston Branch
January 02, 2019 - January 02, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Hinestone Branch, Rapides Parish Library, Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Using watercolor paints and crumpled paper to make colored pages, then using them to create art. Contact 318-793-8461 for more information. www.rpl.org ... read more
 
Teens Resolution Craft at Martin Library
January 05, 2019 - January 05, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Martin Branch, Rapides Parish Library, Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Teens resolving to get more organized can come make a handy container from a milk carton. Supplies furnished. Registration by phone required. Contact 318-442-7575 for more information. www.rpl.org ... read more
 
Painting Class at Westside Regional Library
January 11, 2019 - January 11, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Westside Regional Library (5416 Provine Place,), Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Be artistic! Come learn to paint with our instructor. Contact 318-442-2483 for more information. www.rpl.org ... read more
 
Zentangle Class at Westside Regional Library
January 10, 2019 - January 10, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Westside Regional Library (5416 Provine Place,), Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zentangle is an easy-to-learn, relaxing way to create beautiful images by drawing structured shapes. Contact 318-442-2483 for more information. www.rpl.org ... read more
 
Felt Owl Craft at Martin Library
January 09, 2019 - January 09, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Martin Branch, Rapides Parish Library, Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Children are invited to come create an owl using felt and a pinecone. Supplies furnished. Registration by phone required. Contact 318-442-7575 for more information. www.rpl.org ... read more
 
Dot-Art Paperweight Class at Martin Library
January 08, 2019 - January 08, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Martin Branch, Rapides Parish Library, Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Adults are invited to create a rock paperweight using dot art. Supplies furnished. Registration by phone required. Contact 318-442-7575 for more information. www.rpl.org ... read more
 
Jeff Dunham
March 30, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : The Rapides Parish Coliseum, 5600 Coliseum Blvd, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303, Time: 5:00pm

Jeff Dunham is a global entertainment phenomenon with more than 46 years on stage and countless performances, making him one the worlds most recognizable and inventive entertainers. Dunham along with his cast of hilarious characters is giving show in our city! rnrnGet Tickets: http:www.soundchronicle.comticketsJeff_Dunham_Alexandria_LA_20190330_1700rnrnTicket price from: ... read more
 
AMoA January Stitch In
January 12, 2019 - January 12, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alexandria Museum of Art is partnering with our favorite knitting group, The Red River Stitchers to host a series of monthly stich-ins During the stitch ins, partipants can learn to create scarves, hats and plastic matts for the homeless. Beginners are welcomed! This is  FREE event! We can provide yarn and a limited supply of knitting needles and crochet hooks, on a first come first serve basis. If you would like to purchase your own needles and hooks,and you are making a matt, please purchase a Size Q hook. If you are a beginning knitter purchase needles larger than ... read more
 
AMoA AfterHours: Renegade Tour with Tony McDonald
February 07, 2019 - February 07, 2019
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for our popular adult museum tour series featuring an unorthodox approach to visiting an art museum. Artist Tony McDonald, director of Gallery One Ellleven in Leesville,  will be your guide through the galleries!  Free and Open to the Public  Artist Tony McDonald, director of Gallery One Ellleven in Leesville,  will be your guide through the galleries! Tony McDonald received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in painting and drawing from LSU in 1976. McDonald’s paintings and sculptures have been exhibited at the Alexandria Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, and ... read more
 
Doug Peltzman Workshop at River Oaks
April 10, 2019 - April 11, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 Fee: $95 (Clay included/bring your own tools) Skill level: beginner to advanced to register call 318.473.2670 GAEDA Education Series Workshop Description: Inviting Form and Dynamic Surface: This is a workshop fit for beginner to experienced makers. The focus will be in the designing, making, and finishing of high fire porcelain tableware in an electric kiln. The relationship between form and surface decoration will be explored through practice, demonstration and discussion. Doug will share his techniques on incising and inlaying slip into leather hard clay and bisque fired clay. He will share his ideas and strategies about engineering pots specifically for ... read more
 
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