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Peter Gros smiles at the camera while feeding a tiger.

McNeese Banners cancels presentation tonight by Wildlife Expert Peter Gros

April 20, 2018

Special note: Tonight’s presentation by wildlife expert Peter Gros in F.G. Bulber Auditorium as part of Banners at McNeese State University has been canceled due to a family emergency for one of his animal handlers. Tickets which have already been purchased will be reimbursed or honored for one of the remaining 2018 Banners season performances.…

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Arturo Sandoval

McNeese Banners Hosts Grammy and Emmy Winning Trumpet Performer Arturo Sandoval

April 19, 2018

Winner of 10 Grammys, an Emmy and protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval will lead the Arturo Sandoval Sextet in a performance at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the Benjamin W. Mount Theatre in Central School’s Arts and Humanities Center of Lake Charles as part of the 2018 Banners at…

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McNeese Spring Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Concert Set

April 19, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony in a free spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. The concert will include a special guest performance by the Airline High School Symphonic…

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Movie poster featuring Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins

McNeese Banners Schedules Classic Disney Film Mary Poppins

April 19, 2018

A free public screening of the 1964 classic Walt Disney movie, “Mary Poppins,” will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in Stokes Auditorium of McNeese State University’s Hardtner Hall as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season. Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Actress (Julie Andrews), Best Song (“Chim Chim Cher-ee”)…

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McNeese LSBDC Offers Bookkeeping Workshop

April 17, 2018

A seminar titled “Basic Business Bookkeeping” will be offered from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, on the second floor of the SEED Center at McNeese State University. This seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Topics will include hiring family members, business housekeeping, documentation systems, unique business expenses, deducting travel…

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Amina Flore

McNeese hosts Amina Flore senior recital

April 17, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free senior clarinet recital by instrumental music education major Amina Flore, of Orange, Texas, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Her program will include: “Concerto in B Flat Major” by Johann…

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McNeese hosts Orost and Trahan in joint senior recital

April 17, 2018

The McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts will present a free joint junior/senior vocal recital featuring baritone Lucas Orsot and mezzo soprano Taylor Trahan at 5 p.m. Friday, April 20, in Tritico Theatre in the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Orsot, of Lake Charles, will sing works by Brahms, Schumann, Scarlatti,…

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Melissa Dunphy

McNeese Hosts Composer for Residency

April 17, 2018

Nationally acclaimed award-winning composer Melissa Dunphy will be in residence April 19-20 with the McNeese State University W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts. Her works will be featured in free public recitals on those dates at 7 p.m at First United Methodist Church in Lake Charles (corner of Kirkman and Broad streets). Dunphy,…

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Students enjoy crawfish during Spring Fling Week

2018 Spring Fling Set on McNeese Campus

April 16, 2018

Spring Fling 2018 hits the McNeese State University campus for students April 15-19 with several events planned throughout the week. This year’s Spring Fling will include a bowling night, bubble soccer, a variety show, community service and Rowdy’s Barbershop. Dave Kelly, a professional speaker, trainer, motivator and team builder, will be at McNeese on Wednesday,…

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Zeb Hogan stands in water holding a large fish

McNeese Banners to Present Monster Fish Host Zeb Hogan

April 12, 2018

Zeb Hogan, freshwater ecologist and host of National Geographic’s “Monster Fish” television show, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Parra Ballroom in McNeese State University’s Holbrook Student Union Annex as part of the 2018 Banners at McNeese season. This event is open free to the public. Hogan works to preserve the…

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