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Percussion Festival returns with marimba artist Kevin Bobo

The fifth North Louisiana Youth Percussion Ensemble (NLYPE) Festival will return to Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Auditorium March 24-25. The event was created in part to provide a performance platform for high school percussionists. “Much like school bands and orchestras attend festivals to gain exposure to classic works in the repertoire, this event was designed [more]

Stone Theatre announces cast for Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre and the Stone Theatre are pleased to announce the cast for its fourth and final production of their 2016-2017 season, in Neil Simon’s “Rumors”, directed by Paul B. Crook. The cast for Simon’s classic show will take to the stage at Stone Theatre at 7:30 p.m., May 2-6, and [more]

Award-winning writer to read his work at Louisiana Tech

Mark Halliday, an internationally known poet who has had a major influence on the poetry of the 21st Century, will visit Louisiana Tech University March 16 for multiple events. Currently serving as Distinguished Professor of English at Ohio University, Halliday will read from his recent collection of poems at 7 p.m. in the G. T. [more]

Louisiana Tech Concert Association set to raise curtain on ‘Romeo and Juliet’

The Louisiana Tech Concert Association welcomes the American Shakespeare Center’s 2016-2017 Hungry Hearts Tour for their production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” at 7:30 p.m. February 21 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. With its ravishing language and uproarious comedy, “Romeo and Juliet” celebrates love’s triumph and trivialities. Verona’s walls embrace the [more]

Percussion Ensemble promises event that ‘pops’

Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present a post-Valentine’s Day treat titled “…percussion that pops!” Slated to begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, the 15-member percussion ensemble will perform works by Paul Creston, John Cage, Nigel Westlake, Camille Saint-Saëns, Russell Peck, Lane Harder, Nathan Daughtrey, Ruud Wiener and Edwin London. The concert will take [more]

Alumnus, playwright to premiere ‘She Kills Monsters’ at Stone Theatre

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to host the world premiere of “She Kills Monsters” – an action-packed production written by Louisiana Tech alumnus Qui Nguyen and directed by Mark Guinn, professor and director of the School of Performing Arts. “She Kills Monsters,” the Department of Theatre’s third production of the season, will [more]

French professor leads roundtable on topic of dual enrollment

Dr. Dolliann Hurtig, a French professor at Louisiana Tech University, participated in the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers‘ Convention in Lafayette earlier this month. Hurtig led a panel/roundtable discussion on the benefits of dual enrollment for high school students. Such benefits include receiving credit for university courses, paying less tuition for taking a dual enrollment course [more]

Science Café series to showcase interdisciplinary program

Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at Louisiana Tech” at 5:30 p.m. January 24 as part of their Science Café series. The event will take place in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at [more]

Geography professor earns prestigious national honor

Louisiana Tech University associate professor of geography Dr. Taylor E. Mack is the latest recipient of a rarely awarded distinction conferred by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG). The CLAG Outstanding Service Award, a highly-prestigious honor which has only been awarded five times since 1970, is given to a member of the association who [more]

‘Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder’ set for Stone Theatre

Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is ready to raise the curtain on its second production of the 2016-2017 season, “Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder,” directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon, associate professor of music and director of the Opera Workshop at Louisiana Tech. The 15-member cast will take to the stage of Stone Theatre at 7:30 [more]