• HERE’S WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE AREA ARTS AND CULTURAL SCENE:
  • Tickets are on sale for the LSU Museum of Art’s Masquerade on the Mississippi, set for 7-10 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the museum in the Shaw Center of the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The event celebrates the museum’s 10th anniversary at the Shaw Center. Tickets are $30 for museum members; $40 for nonmembers. (225) 389-7210.
  • Tickets are on sale for Opera Louisiane’s grand opera, “Madama Butterfly,” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, 275 St. Louis St. (800) 745-3000.
  • Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s production of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Company,” which opens Friday, March 6, on the theater’s Main Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $28, individual; $20, students. Tickets also are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actors Program production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical, “Oklahoma!,” which opens Friday, March 20, in the Studio Theatre. For tickets, call (225) 924-6496 or visit theatrebr.org.
  • THEATRE BATON ROUGE, 7155, WILL CONDUCT AUDITIONS FOR SEVERAL UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS: “Master Class,” 2-6 p.m. Saturday, March 7, auditions are by appointment only; “Boeing Boeing,” 5-9 p.m. Sunday, March 8; and “The Music Man,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, and 5-6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29. For detailed information or to schedule an audition, call (225) 924-6496 or visit theatrebr.org.
  • Tickets are on sale for Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s sixth annual Dancin’ in the Streets, featuring live music by Phat Hat, set for 7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Perkins Rowe Great Hall. Tickets are $35 until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20; $45 at the door. (225) 766-8379 or batonrougeballet.org.
  • Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive, is featuring exhibits by artists members Preston Gilchrist, Theresa Herrera, Marcus McAllister and Jessica Sharpe through Friday, March 26. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is free. A “First Wednesday” opening reception is set for 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, and an ARTiculate artist talk is set for 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8. (225) 383-1470 or batonrougegallery.org.
  • TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR THE TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER,” AT 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the LSU Student Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Drive on campus. Tickets are $20-$50. Call (225) 578-5128 or visit unionweb.lsu.edu/Theater/item35391.html.
  • The first performance in the 2015 Lafayette Science Museum’s Bach Lunch series will be at noon Friday, March 6, featuring Les Freres Michot, at Parc Sans Souci at the corner of Congress and Vermilion streets in Lafayette. (337) 291-5544.
  • “The Antiquarian Image,” an exhibit of 19th century photographic processes, runs through April 4 at the St. Tammany Art Association, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. Admission is free. Visit sttammanyartassociation.org.

— Compiled by Robin Miller romiller@theadvocate.com