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

The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Chorus is conducting auditions for the 2015-16 season. To schedule an audition, call (225) 924-6269 or email For more information, visit

Tickets are on sale for a local production of Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire,” opening Thursday, Aug. 13, at BREC’s Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. For tickets, call (225) 216-0660.

Registration is open for September art classes at the St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. For more information, call (985) 892-8650 or visit

The West Baton Rouge Museum is showing, “Holding Out and Hanging On: 10 Years Later,” featuring photographs by Thomas Neff commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The show runs through Sept. 13. For more information, call (225) 336-2422 or visit

Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Next to Normal,” which opens Friday, Aug. 7, on the theater’s Main Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. For tickets or more information, call (225) 924-6496 or visit

— Robin Miller