Here’s what’s going on in the area arts and cultural scene:

Artist Michael Triegel will speak in the Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the auditorium of the LSU College of Art & Design Building on campus. An artist’s reception will follow at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Glassell Gallery in the Shaw Center of the Arts, where the exhibit “Freedom of a Different Kind: The Art of Michael Triegel,” runs through March 1. Admission to both events is free. For information, call (225) 389-7180 or visit

The Highland Road Artists will exhibit recent paintings in a 35th anniversary exhibit through Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. Featured artists are Barbara Bates, Sandra Crawford, Frances Hu, June Gonce, Becky Gottsegen, Jeannie Matheny, Margaret Meyer, Madeleine Norman, Carolyn Ricapito and Anita Sawyer. Admisison is free.

Auditions for Baton Rouge Community College’s production of “Dead Man Walking” will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 9-10, in the Blackbox Theatre on the Mid City Campus, 201 Community College Drive. For more information, email

The Jacome Flamenco dance company will perform at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion on the Baton Rouge Community College’s Mid City campus, 201 Community College Drive. For more information, email

The Louisiana Bass Fest concludes today with master classes and recitals at the LSU School of Music, Dalrymple Drive on campus. All events are free. For a detailed schedule, visit

Registration is open for the St. Tammany Art Association’s Spring Three-Day Art Camp for Kids, ages 6-12, set for Monday through Wednesday, April 6-8, at the association’s Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. The fee is $120 for members, $140 for nonmembers. To register, call (985) 892-8650 or visit

The registration deadline for the LSU Student Union Art Gallery’s 2015 Student Art Competition has been extended to Friday, Feb. 20. The competition is open to all LSU part-time and full-time undergraduate and graduate students. There is a $10 nonrefundable entry fee. The first place winner will receive $500; second place, $200; and third place, $100. To register, visit

The deadline is Sunday, Feb. 15, for applications for the inaugural Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition & Paint Out. Artists must submit three samples of their paintings with the application. Artists selected to participate in the competition will be required to complete two paintings between the April 11 registration and April 16. Visit

The LSU Museum of Art in the Shaw Center of the Arts will host an “Around the World at Lunch, American Artist-Travelers Abroad” program featuring artist Sandra Russell Clark, at noon Wednesday, Feb. 11, on the third floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts. 100 Lafayette St. Admission is $5 for museum members and $10 for nonmembers. Also, the museum will host Yoga in the Galleries: Valentine’s Date Night and Couples Yoga at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12. Couples yoga is $30 for members and $50 for nonmembers. For tickets or more information, all (225) 389-7200 or visit

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road, has scheduled weekend family programs for February: The BASF Kids’ Lab for ages 6-12 is at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 14 and 28, and 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays, Feb. 15 and March 1; and Miss Trudy’s Traveling Truck Show, 11 a.m. Saturdays in the Adelie Brent Auditorium. For more information, call (225) 344-5272 or visit

— Compiled by Robin Miller,