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2022

THE VALUE OF QUALITY TIME
2 months ago

THE VALUE OF QUALITY TIME

THE VALUE OF QUALITY TIME BY URSULA BRANTLEY In a world full of careers, bills, extracurricular activities, home management, and a slew of other responsibilities, parents do their best to make sure they’re spending much needed quality time with their children. It’s not always easy balancing life and parenthood, but consistent one-on-one time with your [...]
MAX ON THE SAX
2 months ago

MAX ON THE SAX

By  •  2022, Arts, SB KIDS
Max on the Sax BY SCOTT ANDERSON Max Mayeaux is not a typical 15-year-old boy. You see, before “Max on the Sax” blows at shows, Max on the Sax rides a horse, of course. And he’s pretty boss when it comes to lacrosse. Max is a sophomore at Loyola College Prep, where he plays lacrosse [...]
MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life
2 months ago

MARILYN PETTIETTE: The Musical Life

MARILYN PETTIETE The Musical Life BY SCOTT ANDERSON Marilyn Pettiette is the 90-year-old matriarch of a modern-day von Trapp family, spreading a message of faith, hope and joy through song in cyberspace. Pettiette and her family have a YouTube channel called Three Generations Singing. The channel features family members — actually from four generations — [...]
MONRO BROWN: Marching On
3 months ago

MONRO BROWN: Marching On

MONRO BROWN Marching On BY SCOTT ANDERSON Monro Brown marches to the beat of her own drum. It’s a blues beat, but her outlook for Shreveport is not blue at all. “This has been a journey,” Brown said of her life that has taken a few unexpected diversions. “But I try to keep a good [...]
SANDY + RIZZO: The Queens of Glitter
3 months ago

SANDY + RIZZO: The Queens of Glitter

SANDY + RIZZO: The Queens of Glitter  JENNY GAUTHIER & ANNA DICKSON BY ELIZABETH BEARD DEAL Two local teachers—and now self-trained resin artists—have taken the jewelry scene by storm. Meet Jenny Gauthier, an art teacher at Southfield School with a background in architecture, art, and design, and Anna Dickson, a Professor of English at Bossier [...]
WEDDING: Skin Care Treatments
3 months ago

WEDDING: Skin Care Treatments

By  •  2022, Beauty, Style
Getting Ready for the BIG DAY: SKINCARE TREATMENTS BY DR. LINDSEY PENNINGTON As we emerge from winter and two years of quarantine—including this most recent Omicron wave—there is a lot to look forward to this spring in Louisiana, including the first real wedding season since 2019. Whether you are a guest, the Mother of the [...]
BRIDGE OF LIGHTS
3 months ago

BRIDGE OF LIGHTS

Light it UP!  The BAKOWSKI BRIDGE OF LIGHTS Isn't Just Any Bridge BY ADAM BAILEY Bridges come in all styles, shapes, and sizes. Whether it is what took place on that bridge, its innovative design, or its setting—bridges are memorable. And sometimes, they are worth seeking out even if you simply wish to gaze on [...]
TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
4 months ago

TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION “Those relationships are as much a part of the educational process as the classes,” Lessiter added. College campuses long have been regarded as breeding grounds for disruptions in technology and culture. Today, many colleges and universities are finding the coronavirus pandemic to be a disputer all its own. The pandemic forced [...]