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Louisiana Folklife Past Events 2022-04-26T09:20:39+00:00

Past Events

42nd Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Fest Schedule

42nd Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival Schedule “Stronger Together!” Saturday July 23, 2022 West StageMain StageEast Stage10:15-10:45Ed Huey10:00-11:00The LaCour Trio10:15-11:30Winnsboro Easter Rock Ensemble11:00-11:30Beginning Harmonica Workshop11:15-11:45Welcome Ceremony! 11:45-12:45Goldman Thibodeaux and the Lawtell Playboys12:00-1:00Cajun Dance Lessons 11:45-12:00Rising Dragon Lion Dance Team1:00-2:00The Caddo Culture Club1:15-2:15Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys12:15-1:30The [...]

Elvin Shields To Be Recognized as a Louisiana Tradition Bearer

Twisted wire sculptor Elvin Shields will be named a Louisiana Tradition Bearer by the Louisiana Folklife Commission and honored at a ceremony October 16 at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum. Serving as a Folklife Ambassador for the Louisiana Folklife Commission, Dr. Shane [...]

Louisiana Studies Conference to be presented virtually Sept. 25

NATCHITOCHES - Northwestern State University will host the 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference September 25.  Due to the ongoing pandemic the conference will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams.  Scholars from throughout Louisiana as well as five other states will make presentations on aspects of Louisiana culture, folklore, [...]

13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference September 25, 2021 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference Program Access the conference program and live presentation sessions for free at www.nsula.edu/LSC13 Registration fee for Conference presenters: $50.00. Registration fees can be paid in one of the following ways: Online at https://commerce.cashnet.com/LSCWEB. Check (payable [...]