With Groans that Thunder Love: Swine Palace Concludes SummerFest with Twelfth Night

Twelfth NightAs its final production for this year’s SummerFest, LSU’s Swine Palace is set to stage one of the Bard’s gender-bending works, as adapted and directed by Swine Palace Artistic Director George Judy.

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The Brink of Obscurity: LASM pays tribute to Noel Rockmore and the family that kept him alive

Noel Rockmore’s piece “Figaro Café” is on display at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum as part of the exhibit “The Faith & The Fury.” The exhibit runs through Oct. 6. Photo courtesy of LASM.
Noel Rockmore’s piece “Figaro Café” is on display at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum as part of the exhibit “The Faith & The Fury.” The exhibit runs through Oct. 6. Photo courtesy of LASM.

Richard Marvin and his wife, Tee, had no idea the treasure trove they were about to uncover. In 2006, the couple agreed to assist Richard’s mother, Shirley, in helping her catalog her art collection. Shirley Marvin, then 85, was in need of help with what Richard expected to be a lot of twenty to seventy paintings by a relatively forgotten artist named Noel Rockmore. Instead, they discovered over 1,400 paintings, spread out across three storage units.

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Ghost Folk: Sanders Bohlke and Erin Miley to Play Haven Gallery

Sanders Bohlke. Courtesy of Sanders Bohlke.
Sanders Bohlke. Courtesy of Sanders Bohlke.

“I’ve never played Baton Rouge before,” Sanders Bohlke admitted Saturday. “I don’t know why.”

The musician, who hails from Sardis, a small north Mississippi town, has previously performed in New Orleans and, oddly enough, Ruston (in a small show Bohlke described as “awesome”), but will make his capital city debut tonight at the Haven Gallery with Baton Rouge native Erin Miley.

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