On the area arts and cultural scene:
The Baton Rouge Concert Band will perform its annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at First Baptist Church of Baton Rouge, 529 Convention St. Admission is free. For more information, visit brcb.org.
The Lafayette Concert Band will perform “Spring, And Music Is In the Air” at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door. For more information, visit lcband.org.
The Pelican State Chamber Music Series continues with a 3 p.m. concert Sunday, April 17, at the Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. The free concert will feature the Slovakian pianist Ivan Koska, violist Christiano Rodrigues, cellist Tomaz Rodrigues and violinist James Alexander. Lily Martinez, a young violist from New Roads, will open the program. A reception will follow. For more information, call (225) 638-6575 or email email@example.com.
Lorna Culmone Bourgeois and Dustin Delaune have opened the Arts Studio, 16149 State Bank St., Prairieville. Along with their current company, Drama Kids, LA ARTS will offer music lessons, art lessons, film production and summer camps. For more information, call (225) 210-7407 or visit laarts.net.
The Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, will host “A Conversation with Wendy Rodrigue” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 15. Rodrigue will read from her book, “The Other Side of the Painting,” and discuss George Rodrigue’s life and work. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org by April 12.
— Robin Miller