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Students hone their skills in ceramics club

Students hone their skills in ceramics club

Zachary Araki

May 8, 2018


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Students in the Ceramics Club put their wares on display at their pottery sale from April 30 to May 1 in front of the War Memorial Student Union. The Ceramics Club holds sales on and off campus to promote the members’ craftsmanship and raise funds. Zachary Araki/The Lion’s Roar Students...

The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project offers an enriching experience for teachers

Jacob Summerville

May 8, 2018


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The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project provides teachers of all grade levels the opportunity for personal growth through summer programs, allowing them to share classroom ideas with other teachers.  Founded in 1992, the SLWP is one of six writing projects in Louisiana, and the SLWP is accredite...

Southeastern Chamber Orchestra wraps up its season

Southeastern Chamber Orchestra wraps up its season

Nikisun Shrestha

May 8, 2018


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Associate Professor of Voice Dr. Alissa Mercurio Rowe joined the Southeastern Chamber Orchestra in its last performance of the season. Nikisun Shrestha/The Lion’s Roar The Southeastern Chamber Orchestra performed its “German Baroque Masters” concert to finish this season’s perfo...

Music program for all ages comes to campus this summer

Jennifer Dettwiller

May 8, 2018


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The university’s Community Music School is scheduled to host a summer music program as an outreach in the community for music education. Interim Director of the Community Music School Jivka Duke explained that the program is for students of any age, offering lessons on several instruments and v...

Sacabo art showcase in Hammond

Sacabo art showcase in Hammond

Jacob Summerville

May 1, 2018


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Sacabo’s work, “Woman Looking at the Moon,” is one of many works that uses her unique style called a wet-collodion process.  Courtesy of Tara Bennett In celebration of the works of artist and Texas native Josephine Sacabo, the Hammond Regional Arts Center will be hosting an...

Wind Symphony ends its concert season

Wind Symphony ends its concert season

Zachary Araki

May 1, 2018


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Winner of the 2018 “Kappa Kappa Psi Concerto Competition” Brandon Gordon, top, performs alongside the Southeastern Wind Symphony at the symphony’s last concert of the season. Zachary Araki/The Lion's Roar The Southeastern Wind Symphony played with a few guest conductors fo...

Seeking out witchcraft in Vonnie Borden

Seeking out witchcraft in Vonnie Borden

Jacob Summerville

May 1, 2018


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Students and alumni participated in “The Crucible,” which depicted the drama of witch trials in 17th century America. Alumnus Justin Davis, left, played Deputy Governor Danforth, and freshman English major Ally Holloway played Elizabeth Proctor. Larshell Green/The Lion’s Roar ...

High level of musicianship

Nikisun Shrestha

May 1, 2018


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The university’s Women’s Chorale, Concert Choir, University Chorus and North Shore Choral Society performed music in “A Day of Coronations” in St. Joseph’s Abbey this past week. On Sunday, April 29, Music Education Instructor Amy Prats and Director of Choral Activities...

Original music in Hammond

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 24, 2018


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The Hammond Regional Arts Center is bringing “Playing the Staircase” to the community featuring artists from Hammond and Baton Rouge. “Playing the Staircase” is a way to promote original music from local musicians as HRAC does with original art. Opening the doors to original...

Exploring history through a different perspective

Exploring history through a different perspective

Prakriti Adhikari

April 23, 2018


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Alpha Psi Omega presented the female centered play “You Go, Goddess!” in the Student Union Theatre. The organization also performed at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa and the Dance Center and School of Performing Arts in Baton Rouge. Prakriti Adhikari/The Lion’s Roar For the past five years, Alp...

Mummenschanz and abstract choreography

Mummenschanz and abstract choreography

Jacob Summerville

April 23, 2018


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Abstract Swedish theatre group Mummenschanz performed a variety of skits in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The group’s performance, called “You and Me,” was a combination of short skits that were aimed to entertain people of all ages. Jacob Summerville/The Lion’...

How senior art students are preparing for the future

How senior art students are preparing for the future

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 23, 2018


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Attendees at the “Spring 2018 Senior Exhibition” check out the artwork that senior artists put on display. Jennifer Dettwiller/The Lion’s Roar The Contemporary Art Gallery hosted the “Spring 2018 Senior Exhibition” for the department of visual art and design. Senio...