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Bobby Bridger Tells Tales of the American West

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Jay Curtis
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Bobby Bridger is known as a modern-day Renaissance man, and is known as an author, lecturer, artist, historian, and songwriter.

Acclaimed songwriter, artist, author, and lecturer Bobby Bridger visits the University of Louisiana Monroe during the week of September 6-9.

Bridger says he developed his love of the West "by accident," and has turned that love into a diverse career.

"If you want to find something that's gonna keep you occupied for a long time -- the American West can do that," says Bridger. He goes on to describes the West as "wherever the tall grass grows." 

Bridger comes to ULM to share his knowledge with his Alma Mater in the form of Master Classes in the both the Communication and History Departments. He also showcases his artwork at ULM's upcoming art Crawl in Walker Hall on Thursday September 8 from 5-7 p.m.

Later that evening he visits the School of Visual and Performing Arts for a concert in the Emy-Lou Beidenharn Recital Hall at 7:30.

Kirby Rambin is a natural entertainer, having played violin since the age of 9 and performing publicly since he was just 12. As a teen, he performed with the Monroe Youth Symphony and the Louisiana All-State Orchestra.
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