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KINDER — The 24th annual Coushatta Pow Wow will bring a taste of Native American culture to Allen Parish this weekend.

The Art Associates Gallery at Central School will host an opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 24, for the new exhibit “Stefan Borssen: Automatic.” Borssen, a local abstract artist, will be presenting 10 works in the exhibit.All 10 canvases are acrylic based mixed media pieces ranging from…

The Calcasieu Parish Short Film Festival will feature 30 independent films from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Brimstone Museum Complex in Sulphur, 900 South Huntington St.Patrick Bennett, festival director, said the films include a variety of genres, such as comedy, drama and action. All…

The Arts Council of Southwest Louisiana will celebrate the Lake Area’s vibrant art community during its annual downtown Spring Art Walk from 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 26, The bazaar atmosphere will be a showcase of local artistic talent including visual, theatrical, literary and musical talents…

Glad Tidings Church will host is fifth annual Car and Truck Show on Saturday, April 20. A free, family-friendly event, over 100 awards will be given for entries in the contest.Entrants will compete for plaques and bragging rights in categories including best paint, best interior, best motor,…

CyPhaCon, the Lake Area’s pop culture-themed media event, is returning for its ninth year April 12-14 at the Civic Center.Featuring panels and visits from science fiction/fantasy and anime celebrities, guests will have access to 120 hours of fan-based programming.“Some of these shows and gen…

Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center will open a new exhibit, “Hitnes, The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John James Audubon,” at 5:30-8 p.m. Friday on the third floor gallery, 1001 Ryan St.Hitnes, an Italian artist, spent three months retracing Audubon’s original journey, taken 200 ye…

More than 40 wines can be sampled at the third annual Wine and Words tasting event, set for 6 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Central School Arts and Humanities Center, 809 Kirby St.Hosted by the Literacy Council of Southwest Louisiana, the event raises money for initiatives to help people improve their …