Here’s what’s happening in the area arts and cultural scene:
Citè des Arts’ final production of Michael Christopher’s “The Shadow Box” will be at 2 p.m. today, Sept. 20, in its theater, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Tickets are $15. Call (337) 291-1122 or visit citedesarts.org.
Auditions for New Venture Theatre’s production of Lanie Roberton’s “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” are set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. For requirements or more information, email email@example.com.
Tickets are on sale for Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s presentation of Phildelphia ballet company BalletX at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, 275 St. Louis St. Tickets are $30. Call (225) 766-8379 or visit Ticketmaster.com. A special rate of $10 is available for groups of 10 or more.
Tickets are on sale for the Runnels School’s Junior and Senior High Drama Department’s production of “The Adventure of the Speckled Band” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-26, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, in the school auditorium, 17255 South Harrells Ferry Road, Baton Rouge. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call (225) 751-2192 or visit runnelstheatre.org.
Registration is open for the Women in Dance Leadership Conference, set for Oct. 29-Nov. 1, in the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge. The conference is open to all dance professionals and students, ages 16 and up, who are interested in female leadership and performing arts. To register, visit WomenInDance.com/registration. For tickets to performances during the conference, visit ManshipTheatre.org/events.asp.
The LSU College of Art & Design’s has announced its Fall 2015 Lecture Series. All lectures take place at 5 p.m. in the Design Building Auditorium, room 103, on campus. Admission is free. On the schedule are: Sept. 30 — designer and filmmaker Eames Demetrios; Oct. 5 — architect and writer Keller Easterling; Oct. 9 — landscape architect Thomas Woltz; Oct. 19 — Claude Cormier; Oct. 21 — Professor Sean Caufield; Oct. 26 — consultant Owen Lang; Nov. 4 — Kathleen Bogaski, of Bogaski Design Studios; Nov. 11 — artist research fellow Dario Robleto; Nov. 18 — architect Toshiko Mori. For more information, visit design.lsu.edu/news-and-events/lecture-series.
— Robin Miller,