Starr Homeplace is Looking for Volunteers

Jun 10, 2019 / Starr Homeplace

Starr Homeplace is in need of volunteers for its creative community. 

Starr Homeplace is a Heritage and Creative Center in Oak Ridge, Louisiana. According to the director, Joe Rolfe, the complex has 19 buildings that house wood lathes and milling machines, a printing press, metal shops, quilting and loom rooms, a sheet metal shop and much more.

Ann Bloxom Smith / The Schepis Museum

The Schepis Museum is hosting Water/Ways, an exhibit from the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street, September 30-November 10. The exhibit explores the relationship between people and water.

"Water/Ways" is an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) Museum on Main Street (MoMS) series. Kristopher Kelley, Assistant Manager of the Schepis Museum, says the exhibit is about the nature of water in people's daily lives. From agriculture to processing, water affects every aspect of human life. 

New Louisiana Film Trail website; state plans more

Sep 4, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's new film trail runs from New Orleans and Elvis Presley's "King Creole" to northwest Louisiana's "Bonnie and Clyde" museum, by way of the home for "Steel Magnolias."

"People love to take their pictures at a place where a movie was," said Doug Bourgeois, assistant secretary over tourism in the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. People attending the Essence Festival in July even asked where to find the nonexistent Bourbon Street zip line, shown in the comedy "Girls Trip," he said Friday.