February 21, 2010

Que'in On The Red

“Everything’s goin’ up in Smoke”, city of Alexandria hosts its 5th annual barbecue festival, Que’in on the Red, March 19 – 20, 2010.

This Memphis Barbecue Network sanctioned festival offers friendly competition in six categories including pork, beef, poultry and sauce.

Teams from across the United States, including Central Louisiana will gather to prove their secret sauces, rubs and grilling techniques have what it takes to be the Grand Champion of the “Red".

North Levee Park, 550 North 3rd Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
March 19th-20th 2010

Admission: $10 Adults; $5 Children 12 and under; General Admission, No reserved seating

Que'in On The Red

February 11, 2010



Thursday(s), February 4, 11, 18, 25, 2010 4:30pm- 6:30pm
R&B Jam Session with Dynamic Jake
Mature teens and adults, bring your voice or an instrument to plug in and join the fun. Audience members welcome; please call ahead for large groups. Alcohol and drug free event. Admission is free. Please call the co-op for more information.

Saturday, February 27, 2010 3:30pm- 5:30pm

Songwriting Workshop with DC Sills and NSAI
If you are a songwriter, lyricist, composer, and you would like to meet with like-minded people on a regular basis, please come join others for this awesome monthly group. The sessions are sure to include constructive criticism, idea exchange, and “playing in the round”. Alcohol and drug free event. Admission is free. Please call the co-op for more information.

Tuesday, February, 2010
Adobe Photoshop with Jesse K. Butler
Whatever your specific question is regarding photoshop, chances are Mr. Butler can help you. He holds an M.A. in graphic arts design, and has years of experience working with the adobe suite products. You are welcome to sit in and observe, bring your laptop, or use a co-op PC, but don’t miss out, because these classes are sure to help you on your way to designing that super duper website or basic poster you want. Alcohol and drug free event. Admission is free. Please call the co-op for more information. Date and time TBA.

Saturday February 20, 2010 12:00pm- 2:00pm
Pro-Tools with Adrian Chandler
It is essential in today’s audio recording world to be familiar with software interfacing. If you’ve been curious to learn about ProTools audio recording software/digidesign mixer and how to get started, then don’t miss this session. Adrian will help you on your way to basic set up, tracking, editing, etc. Alcohol and drug free event. Admission is free. Please RSVP to the co-op; call for more information.

Tipitina’s Music Office Co-Op, 321 DeSoto Street, Alexandria, LA 71301


The Gardens of the American Rose Center announces the Spring Green Thumb Seminar Schedule. Green Thumb Seminars are held on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in the Klima Rose Hall, the American Rose Society Education & Visitor Center. Each month features a new speaker and a new gardening topic. Each seminar is $5.00 per person. The seminar is free for members of the American Rose Society and/or the American Rose Center. For more information, please contact Ellen Trice at 318-938-8051.


March 13, Dr. Joe White, Topic: Lawns
April 10, Marilyn Wellan, Topic: David Austin and His English Roses
May 15, Dr. Peter Gallagher, Topic: Irrigation Alternatives for Landscaping
June 12, Carolyn Hayward, Topic: Landscaping with Roses
July 17, Claude Graves, Topic: Earth-Kind Roses

Dr. White is a retired Extension Horticulturist with the Louisiana Agricultural Center and a columnist for the Shreveport Times. Marilyn Wellan is a former President of the American Rose Society. Dr. Peter Gallagher is a Professor of Plant and Environmental Science at Louisiana Tech University. Carolyn Hayward and Claude Graves are Consulting Rosarians for the American Rose Society.

The Gardens of the American Rose Center is the home of the American Rose Society, created in 1974 through the contributions of rose lovers around the world. The 118-acre park contains more than 65 individual gardens with each bed and planting specially designed to demonstrate ways roses can be grown in the average home garden. It is conveniently located just off of I-20, Exit 5, in Shreveport, LA.

Released By: Maria Scott, Director of Communications