Roundup: Ebb & Flow fest plans / Netflix movie premier / Wells Fargo CEO

    Next week: As part of the Ebb & Flow Festival, taking place downtown on April 6-7, the North Boulevard Town Square will be transformed into the I.D.E.A. (Inspiration. Design. Entrepreneurship. Art) Stage, highlighting local entrepreneurs. Attendees can take part in film workshops, learn about nutrition with The Maxine Firm, make their own ocean critter with LSU’s Coast and Environment Graduate Organization, rent a bike from Front Yard Bikes, join in a dance workout led by For the Love of Dance Studios. See Ebb & Flow’s website for more information.    

    Online premier: Louisiana played a prominent role in the Netflix Original film “The Highwaymen” that begins streaming Friday. Filming began in New Orleans in February 2018 and continued in the state for a few months, The Daily Advertiser reports. The movie tells the tale of Texas Ranger Frank Hamer (played by Kevin Costner) and former Ranger Maney Gault (Woody Harrelson), called in to track down notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde. Read the full story.  

    Stepping down: Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan gave in to critics and abruptly stepped down Thursday, after the 31-year company veteran struggled to tame a range of scandals, launching the fourth-largest U.S. bank into a hasty search for a successor, Bloomberg reports. Sloan, 58, will be replaced on an interim basis by the firm’s general counsel, C. Allen Parker. Read the full story.

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