Here’s what’s going on in the area arts and cultural scene:

Acadiana Repertory Theatre will present “Drown” by David Hilder at Theater 810, 810 Jefferson St., Lafayette, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, and at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10-12. Tickets, available at the door, are $15 general admission; $12 for seniors and students with valid ID. Tickets also can be purchased by calling (337) 484-0172 or visiting

Alzheimer’s Services will hold its “Arts and Alzheimer’s: Fall Into Music” from 11 a.m to noon Mondays, Sept. 14, Oct. 5 and Nov. 9, at the Hartley/Vey Workshop Theatre at the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge. Each concert will be preceded by a social at 10:30 a.m. The series creates meaningful art programs for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers while fostering involvement in the community. Registration is required by calling (225) 334-7494.

In preparation for its showing of the Smithsonian Traveling exhibit “Patios, Pools, and the Invention of the American Backyard,” opening Sept. 19, Louisiana’s Old State Capitol Museum, 100 North Blvd., Baton Rouge, is looking for images of Louisiana families enjoying their backyards, pools, gardens and patios from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. For more information, email or call (225) 219-6125.

Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s production of the hit Broadway musical, “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” For tickets, call (225) 924-6496 or visit

The Hammond Regional Arts Center’s exhibit, “The Constant Change,” featuring the sculpture work of Sarah House, runs through Friday, Sept. 25, at the center, 217 East Thomas St., Hammond. Gallery hours are noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For information, call (985) 542-7113.

The Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St., Baton Rouge, will host a Lunchtime Lagniappe program at noon Wednesday, Sept. 9, featuring Matthew Reonas speaking on Huey Long as September marks the 80th anniversary of Long’s assassination. Admission is free. For more information, call (225) 342-5428 or visit

The 2015-16 season of Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts is offering everything from live music to Broadway to moving screenings to Sherlock Holmes. Call (985) 543-4366 or visit

An array of sculptures representing scientific devices and fantastical landscapes by award-winning artist John Pellitteri will be on display through Oct. 1 at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Contemporary Art Gallery on campus. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. Admission is free. Call (985) 549-5080.

— Robin Miller