The Lion's Roar

A concert brings a theater back to medieval times

A concert brings a theater back to medieval times

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Wind Symphony finished its season with a concert that recreated music from the medieval renaissances. The concert was held at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on April 17 at 7:30 p.m. The performance began with some members of the symphony playing among the audience in the balcony. Derek...

Performance unites arts and crowd

Performance unites arts and crowd

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Singing, dancing, painting and audience participation funneled onto the stage for an artistic and interactive experience. "Artrageous" took place on April 6 at 7:30 in the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts as a part of the group's 2019 tour. Acts throughout the show contained multiple components...

Get ready for an art and music spectacular

Get ready for an art and music spectacular

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts is hosting "Artrageous" for the community to enjoy a live art and musical experience. "Artrageous" will be held on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Roy Blackwood, executive director of the Columbia Theatre, discussed what viewers should expect to see from the art...

Symphony orchestra pairs up for ‘Beethoven Night’

Symphony orchestra pairs up for ‘Beethoven Night’

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Southeastern Symphony Orchestra collaborated with Bella Voce, Concert Choir, University Choir and Northshore Choral Society along with Friederike Kienle, a guest conductor, to bring the music of Ludwig van Beethoven to the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. The "Beethoven Night" performance...

A twist on a classic comes to the Columbia Theatre

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Aquila Theatre, a production company based in New York City, will make three stops to perform in Louisiana during their nationwide tour including one at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. "Frankenstein," based off the original book by Mary Shelley, is scheduled for a live performance at...

Fostering romance with art

Fostering romance with art

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

For an aura of romance and creativity, couples can find venues like the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Painting with a Twist and the Hammond Regional Arts Center, all located in downtown Hammond, as a way to express their feelings through art. Roy Blackwood, executive director of the Col...