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Eclectic Assemblages with Instructor Penny Abraham
September 23, 2017 - September 23, 2017
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Eclectic Assemblages with Instructor Penny Abraham October 7, 2017 – 10:30 am – 4:30 pm $75 Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate – Limited Availability Enjoy an exclusive mixed media workshop with renowned local artist, Penny Holmes Abraham. Create a mixed media assemblage on an old door or found wooden board. The Instructor will use interesting lines within the found piece to embellish its character and charm. Works will be decorated with a variety of additional wooden shape, layered with paint and adorned with small odds n ends such as broken jewelry, beads, wire, glass etc. Perfect setting for shabby-chic lovers or to ... read more
 
18th Annual Men Who Cook And Men Who Mix
May 19, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Men Who Cook & Men Who Mix (#MWCAM) is one of RiverOaks’ largest annual fundriasers.This event invites local food enthusiasts, chefs and guys who simply love to cook to prepare their favorite food or drink recipes for taste testing. The event draws a crowd of well over 500 people each year. Dubbed as a ‘community favorite,’ MWCAM is a ton of fun for all involved..... from the chefs to its' organizers. If you want to showcase your culinary expertise or if you want a plethora of taste testing options, attend this annual event - always held on the third Saturday ... read more
 
Summer Art Camp Session One
June 11, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

 Save the date. Enrollment for members opens March 20 and for non-members April 3. Session description coming soon. Session Themes and bonus attractions to be revealed at a later date. Sessions can fill up two weeks after they open. Limited to the first 45 Campers who enroll. We cant wait for #SAS18. It is going to be an awesome ... read more
 
Summer Art Camp Session Two
June 18, 2018 - June 22, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

Save the date. Enrollment for members opens March 20 and for non-members April 3. Session description coming soon. Session Themes and bonus attractions to be revealed at a later date. Sessions can fill up two weeks after they open. Limited to the first 45 Campers who enroll. We cant wait for #SAS18. It is going to be an awesome ... read more
 
Summer Art Camp Session Three
July 09, 2018 - July 20, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

 Save the date. Enrollment for members opens March 20 and for non-members April 3. Session description coming soon. Session Themes and bonus attractions to be revealed at a later date. Sessions can fill up two weeks after they open. Limited to the first 45 Campers who enroll. We cant wait for #SAS18. It is going to be an awesome ... read more
 
Summer Art Camp Session Four
July 23, 2018 - August 03, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

Save the date. Enrollment for members opens March 20 and for non-members April 3. Session description coming soon. Session Themes and bonus attractions to be revealed at a later date. Sessions can fill up two weeks after they open. Limited to the first 45 Campers who enroll. We cant wait for #SAS18. It is going to be an awesome ... read more
 
Avant Chamber Ballet - Rapides Symphony Orchestra
January 28, 2018 - January 28, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 2:30 PM

 Purchase Tickets!   The Avant Chamber Ballet from Dallas joins the Rapides Symphony Orchestra to dance the American classic “Appalachian Spring” by Copland and selections from Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty”. This beautiful afternoon of music and dance begins at 2:30 PM on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), $10 for students, and $50 for a family (2 adults and up to 4 ... read more
 
Forging Fibers - Paper Making Workshop at AMoA
October 14, 2017 - October 14, 2017
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Learn traditional yet simple paper making techniques using a variety of organic material and paper ‘rags’ to create a colorful, textured and layered composition. Objectives will focus on proper preparation of materials, applications and drying techniques that will provide participants the knowledge to create more works on their own. All materials provided. The cost is $74.49. Register online here.   ... read more
 
Totemic Sculpture - Adult Art Workshop at AMoA
January 13, 2018 - January 13, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In Clyde Connell tradition, participants will create a sculpture of natural and found objects in the style of the totem and/or obelisk. Objectives will focus on how to use materials found in our own environment, construction and personal expression in a three dimensional form. All materials are provided. The cost is $70. Register online ... read more
 
Christian Business and Ministry Expo
October 07, 2017 - October 07, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center

  Purchase Tickets!   Join Positioning with Purpose and the Re//Defined Project for a Christian Business and Ministry Expo on Saturday, October 7 at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center. The morning seminar will be held from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Topics include: Single Christian Living Healthy Living Married Christian Living Building a Successful Business Dressing for Success The evening session will feature a concert, with performance by special guest gospel artist Rebekah Reid and hosted by Christian comedian Karlton Humes. Doors open at 5:00 PM and the concert begins at 6:00 PM. Tickets prices: Lower Level: $30 Upper Level: $25 ... read more
 
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