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Where to buy Local Products in Southwest Louisiana

7/23/2017 by Amanda Reeves
Two facts that you will learn in this blog post; Southwest Louisiana is home to some uber creative and talented individuals, and that I have a passion for shopping more than most humans (if you’ve spent any amount of time with me you’re aware of the second fact). Over the years, my shopping style has progressed and I am more aware of the importance
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2017 Arts & Crabs Fest in Lake Charles

7/15/2017 by Angie Manning
***UPDATED 8/4/2017*** Delicious crab dishes, Louisiana-made brews, local art and music – one of the “must-experience” events every August in Southwest Louisiana is Arts & Crabs Fest. People love to celebrate Louisiana’s authentic passion for music, art and of course, “secret recipes,” and those are reasons enough that Arts & Crabs Fest sells out
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Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities in Lake Charles

6/12/2017 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Arts, Festivals & Events
School’s out and I’m sure you already hearing “There’s nothing to do!” or “I’m soooooo bored!” Treat your family to a local art/performance excursion! We’ve rounded up a few local arts events that will keep your family active and culturally sophisticated throughout the area’s summer season. Summer Catch A Concert Series - June 12- Recurring weekly
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Candice Alexander - An Artist with a Gifted Vision

12/18/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Arts
When you visit Southwest Louisiana for the first time, you may be surprised by the vast array of artistic talent found in this creative corner of the state. Don’t limit your cultural search to galleries , museums , and coffee shops. Appreciate the artwork adorning outdoor walls in downtown Lake Charles, as well. Colorful murals are popping up on the
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Sue Zimmermann -- Following her Passion for Painting

11/20/2015 by Angie Kay Dilmore
Posted In:  Arts
Creative talent abounds in Southwest Louisiana, and local artists are often inspired by the beauty of the area’s varied flora and fauna, the vibrant colors in landscapes, and fascinating remnants of history. Sue Zimmermann, a well-known and beloved Lake Charles watercolorist, often takes her creative cue from nature, curious old buildings, and the
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Lake Charles’ Creative Studio: Arts’ Desire

9/21/2015 by Megan Hartman
Posted In:  Arts
When I first met Raejean Clark-German several years ago, I was introduced to her fish art. She and her husband, a close family friend of ours Norman German, enjoy fishing off of River Road in downtown Lake Charles for redfish. Then, she is able to make prints from the fish in her paintings or even pottery. What’s most special to me is that she uses
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