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

FrameWorks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road, is showing the works of brother-sister duo Janene Grodesky and Scott Grodesky through April 21. Scott Grodesky has shown in the MoMA/P.S.1 and the Queens Museum of Art, both in New York. Janene Grodesky was the 2013 recipient of the Art Melt People’s Choice award. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (225) 769-0582 or visit

“The Endangered Cemeteries Exhibit” is showing through March 31 at the Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane, showcasing cemetery research documented by Jessica H. Schexnayder with the Louisiana Sea Grant College Program at LSU and Mary Manhein with the LSU FACES Lab. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For information, call (225) 922-1000.

New Venture Theatre’s auditions for its upcoming production “SHOUT! A Good News Musical” will be March 30 in the Hartley/Vey Workshop Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Singing auditions begin at 6 p.m., and movement and dance auditions begin at 8 p.m. Performances will be May 7-10 at Gloryland Baptist Church, 6745 Greenwell Springs Road. For information or to schedule an audition, email

The art exhibit “Special Places” will run through April 15 at River Community Church, 36367 Old Perkins Road, in Prairieville. The artworks were submitted by members and friends of the church, both adults and children. Some artworks are available for purchase. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to noon Sundays and weekdays when the church office is open. For information, call (225) 744-4367.

The exhibit, Succeeding Surface: Works by Liz Coffey & M. Robin Wall” will show through April 10 in the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge’s Firehouse Gallery, 427 Laurel St.

For information, call (225) 344-8558 or visit

Tickets are on sale for the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s spring concert “Beyond Ballet” at 7:30 p.m. April 17 in the Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, 275 St. Louis St. For tickets, call (225) 766-8379 or visit

Tickets are on sale for the LSU Museum of Art’s Masquerade on the Mississippi, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 26. Tickets are $30 for museum members and $40 for nonmembers. For tickets, call (225) 389-7200 or visit

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is calling for FestForAll Volunteers to work at the festival on Saturday and Sunday, March 28-29. For information, visit

Registration is open for New Venture Theatre’s acting and theater classes for all ages. For information, visit

The Baton Rouge chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is calling for entries to its “The Mind’s Eye” art exhibition, featuring work by artists in the community living with mental illness. The deadline for submissions is April 18. Also tickets are on sale for the reception and gala May 30 at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Individual tickets are $40 in advance, $70 for two and $50 at the door. Admission for students with ID are $20 in advance and $40 at the door. For information, call (225) 769-0361 or email

— Compiled by Robin Miller