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

  • THE PERKINS ROWE ARTS FESTIVAL CONTINUES FROM NOON-6 P.M. SUNDAY AT PERKINS ROWE ON BLUEBONNET BOULEVARD. THE EVENT INCLUDES ARTS AND FINE CRAFTS, FOOD, CARNIVAL GAMES AND LIVE MUSIC. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 329-0283 OR VISIT perkinsrowe.com.
  • THE NATIONAL TOURING EXHIBIT, “HOUSE & HOME,” IS SHOWING THROUGH OCT. 18 AT THE WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM, 845 N. JEFFERSON AVE., PORT ALLEN. VISITORS WILL LEARN ABOUT ISSUES OF HOUSING INEQUALITY, LAND DISTRIBUTION, AND THE ROLE OF THE GOVERNMENT, FROM THE COLONIAL PERIOD THOUGH THE HOMESTEAD ACT AND THE CREATION OF THE FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION IN THE 1930S. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 336-2422 OR VISIT westbatonrougemuseum.com.
  • SEVERAL EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED THIS WEEK IN THE LSU SCHOOL OF MUSIC: An Evening of Chamber Music with Philip Myer, principal horn with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, violinist Yova Milanova and pianist Willis Delony, 7:30 p.m. Monday, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive; the LSU Symphony Orchestra in concert, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, First Baptist Church, 529 Convention St.; and violinist Lin He with guest pianist Lina Morita of Brazil, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Recital Hall. Tickets are $15 for each of these events. For more information, call (225) 578-3527 or visit cmda.lsu.edu.
  • FW GALLERY, 3501 HIGHLAND ROAD, IS SHOWING NEW WORK BY MARY MONK, CAROLYN BUSENLENER AND DONI CLARKE. THE EXHIBIT TRANSLATES THESE ARTISTS’ LOVE OF NATURE INTO CREATIONS OF THOUGHT-PROVOKING ARTWORK. ADMISSION IS FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (225) 769-0582 OR VISIT fwgallery.net.
  • THE WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM, 845 N. JEFFERSON AVE., PORT ALLEN, WILL HOST A LUNCHTIME LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING FOR LOCAL AUTHORS RACHEL L. EMANUEL, RUBY JEAN SIMMS AND CHARLES VINCENT AT NOON WEDNESDAY. THE TRIO PRODUCED THE BOOK, “IMAGES OF AMERICA: Scotlandville,” the latest in Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series. Admission is free. For more information, call (225) 336-2422 or visit westbatonrougemuseum.com.
  • TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR NEW VENTURE MOVEMENT’S DANCE CONCERT, “SOUL,” SET FOR OCT. 10-11 AT INDEPENDENCE PARK THEATRE, 7800 INDEPENDENCE BLVD. TICKETS ARE $20 AND CAN BE PURCHASED BY CALLING (225) 588-7576 OR VISITING nvtarts.org.
  • THE PAUL AND LULU HILLIARD UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART, 710 E. ST. MARY BLVD., LAFAYETTE, IS FEATURING THREE MAIN EXHIBITS THIS FALL: “Art Under the Big Sky” through Jan. 2; “Imprinting the West: Manifest Destiny, Real and Imagined,” through Jan. 2; and “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty,” through Dec. 12. For more information, call (337) 482-2278 or visit museum.louisiana.edu.
  • TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR OPERA LOUISIANE’S MACBETH-THEMED HALLOWEEN OPERA BALL FUNDRAISER SET FOR 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at the Baton Rouge City Club, 355 North Blvd. Tickets are $150-$275. Black tie is optional. For tickets, all (225) 377-2029 or visit operalouisiane.com.

Compiled by Robin Miller, romiller@theadvocate.com