LSU student to showcase eco-friendly fashion
The West Baton Rouge Museum and LSU’s Division of Textiles, Apparel Design and Merchandising will showcase the works of select graduate students as part of a fashion showcase titled “Turning Eco-Friendly Fashion Inside Out.”
The first student’s work to be shown in this series is that of Kate Daniel.
Daniel has designed an eco-friendly reversible cocktail dress collection made from “green” textiles derived from locally grown materials.
The showcase, on display Friday through May 24, will include a gallery talk and reception at 1 p.m. Saturday.
The West Baton Rouge Parish Library will offer computer classes to parish residents for the remaining three Wednesdays in May.
Attendees will be instructed in the basics of computer operations and navigation such as performing searches, using email and learning about Microsoft Word.
The classes will take place from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Space is limited, so reserve a spot today. To register, and for more information, call Luis at the West Baton Rouge Parish Library, (225) 342-7920.
Iberville Museum will host author Anne Butler at noon Saturday.
Butler and photographer Henry Cancienne will provide a presentation on their recently released book, “Main Streets of Louisiana,” followed by a book signing.
The museum is at 57735 Main St., Plaquemine. For more information, call (225) 687-7197.
Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site will host its annual “Music on the River” concert from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.
The father-and-son duet of The Hardeman Tradition will perform swamp pop, soul and R&B favorites in front of the Lock House.
For more information on the concert, call (877) 987-7158 or (225) 687-7158.
The Kiwanis of Pointe Coupee will host its annual “Winner, Winner, Bar-B-Q Chicken Dinner” on July 15 at St. Mary Kiwanis Park.
Tickets are on sale now for the dinners that will consist of barbecue chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and a roll.
Tickets are $8 per plate and can be purchased from any Kiwanis member. For more information, call (225) 718-1319 or (225) 638-3998.
Brusly invites the public to attend a ceremony Sunday at Brusly Town Hall where town officials will present landmark plaques to three structures on St. John the Baptist Catholic Church property.
The ceremony also will recognize Tim and Shawn Tassin and John and Sandra Watson, and their families, who received plaques during a town meeting last year.
Treasures of Pointe Coupee organizers have begun their recruitment of artists to participate in this year’s exhibit, scheduled for June 1-3, which will include both two- and three-dimensional artwork.
Artists interested in donating work are asked to contact Blanche Jewell at (225) 638-6430.
To submit news about Iberville, Pointe Coupee and West Baton Rouge parishes, contact Westside Bureau Chief Terry Jones by phone, (225) 326-6627; fax, (225) 344-0099; or email, email@example.com. Deadline: noon Tuesday.