Here’s what’s happening in the area arts and cultural scene:
The Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge, will show George Lucas’ classic, “American Grafitti,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, in commemoration of the Gallery at the Manship Theatre’s exhibit, “Gary Noel: Vintage.” Several vintage cars from the Cajun Classic Chevy Club will be on display on North Boulevard and in the Shaw Center plaza in honor of the exhibit and film. Call (225) 344-334 or visit manshiptheatre.org.
Registration is open for the Copperplate Calligraphy Workshop, set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at the St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N Columbia St., Covington. The workshop is a full day lettering class for beginners. The fee is $85, supplies included. Call (985) 892-8650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The “Neal Family Blues” exhibit runs through July 12 at the West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Call (225) 336-2422 or visit westbatonrougemuseum.com.
Registration is open for Of Moving Colors Productions’ Summer Arts Camp, set for July 13-17. The camp, created for girls ages 5-12, will offer a complete arts immersion including classes in dance, theatre, music and visual art, creating an on-stage production inspired by John Mese’s children’s book “Flippy Goes on a Road Trippy.” Call (225) 338-0804 or visit ofmoving.colors.org.
Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s summer musical, “The Music Man,” set for weekends, June 5-21, on the theater’s Main Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Call (225) 924-6496 or visit theatrebr.org.
Tickets are on sale for Playmakers of Baton Rouge’s summer musical, “Shrek the Musical,” set for June 5-14 at the Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. Visit playmakersbr.org.
— Robin Miller,