Alexandria http://wwno.org en Alexandria to host big dog show http://wwno.org/post/alexandria-host-big-dog-show Thousands of show dogs are headed to Alexandria later this month for a week-long competition.&#160; The fourth annual Mardi Gras Cluster Dog Show is set for Jan. 23-29 at the Alexandria Riverfront Center. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:24:00 +0000 editor 51597 at http://wwno.org 'Instruments a Comin'' benefits Alexandria's Bolton High School http://wwno.org/post/instruments-comin-benefits-alexandrias-bolton-high-school The New Orleans-based Tipitina’s Foundation is donating band instruments to Bolton High School in Alexandria Thursday as part of its “Instruments a&#160;Comin’” music advocacy program. To date, Tipitina’s has donated instruments to 79 schools worth about $2.7 million to band programs, mostly in New Orleans. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:56:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 49921 at http://wwno.org Alexandria Youth Orchestra Prepares for Carnegie Hall Date http://wwno.org/post/alexandria-youth-orchestra-prepares-carnegie-hall-date Rapides Youth Orchestra is on a roll. The students are preparing to play concerts at Carnegie Hall and the White House in December. But before then, they’ll compete in the Crescent City Classic National Orchestra Competition on March 23. Later this month, they’ll perform the National Anthem at a New Orleans Hornets game. Classical guitarist John De Chiaro teaches string instruments at three public schools in Alexandria. He says it’s easy to spot the kids who will stick with music. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:43:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 31457 at http://wwno.org Judge overturns Alexandria's fortunetelling ban http://wwno.org/post/judge-overturns-alexandrias-fortunetelling-ban <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A federal judge has struck down a central Louisiana ordinance banning fortunetelling, palm reading, astrology and similar activities in the city of Alexandria.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">U.S. District Judge Dee Drell&#39;s ruling Wednesday concurs with a magistrate&#39;s conclusion that the ordinance is unconstitutional.</p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 18:02:32 +0000 The Associated Press 15700 at http://wwno.org