On the area arts and culture scene:
The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, in honor of Black History Month, will host readings by University of Louisiana at Lafayette Performing Arts students on how black identity is constructed and interpreted in the exhibition, “Depictions of Louisiana,” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24. The museum also will open, “Drill Baby, Drill? Oil in Louisiana,” at 3 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call (337) 482-2278 or visit museum.louisiana.edu.
Tickets are on sale for New Venture Theatre’s production of Bob Marley’s children’s musical, “Three Little Birds,” which will be staged March 4-5 at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge. Tickets are $20; $15 for children. Tickets purchased before Feb. 26 are $15; $10, children. Call (225) 588-7576 or visit nvtarts.org.
Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods,” opening March 4 at the theater, 7155, Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge. Tickets are $29; $20 for students. Call (225) 924-6496 or visit theatrebr.org.
— Robin Miller