University opera programs tend to shy away from Igor Stravinsky's "The Rake's Progress," which makes it all the more appealing to the LSU Opera.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Silent film star Buster Keaton meets Quentin Tarantino. That's how choreographer Jay Lehrer describes one of the dances his troupe will be performing here Sunday, Oct. 30.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Football and music fans can get their purple and gold spirit in high gear when the LSU Tiger Marching Band stages its annual Tigerama concert Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
“By Any Other’s Name: A Conference on Law, Authorship and Appropriation” is set for Oct. 28-29 in the Claude L. Shaver Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building.
The first performance in the Pelican Chamber Music Series Concerts will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. The next concert is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. A reception follows…
Sometimes Michael Blaney doesn't know if he's cueing his first-chair French horn player or a cast member of "The Walking Dead."
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Children’s theater, musical performances and lectures highlight the final week of Fanfare, Southeastern Louisiana University’s annual October-long arts festival in Hammond.
The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra opens its Lamar Chamber Series with the concert "Benjamin Britten: A Retrospective," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Quintessential Harp, the professional harp duo of Catherine Anderson and Rebecca Todaro, founder of the Harp Program at Runnels School, is offering a master class for harpists at 4 p.m. followed by a benefit concert at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, a…
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
A not-so-funny thing happened on the way to producing the show that would open Of Moving Colors' 30th season. The flood came.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
The LSU A Cappella Choir will perform "The Fruit of Silence," based on Mother Teresa's prayer, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at University United Methodist Church, 3350 Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge.
HAMMOND — Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Peter and Wendy” will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St.
Monday, October 10, 2016
The subjects may be completely different, but the accessibility within each bond Baton Rouge Gallery's four exhibits into one story in October.
Saturday, October 08, 2016
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St., is offering Creative Relief grants to professional artists and nonprofit arts and culture organizations that were adversely affected by the flood.
HAMMOND — The Southeastern Louisiana University Contemporary Art Gallery will host exhibits from Oct. 13 through Nov. 10 featuring paintings by Aaron Collier, sculpture installations by Samantha Burns and video by Silas Munro.
A benefit concert, "Broadway Sings for Baton Rouge," is set for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino, 103 France St.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s resident student dance company, Dance Performance Project, will present “Bayourella: A Story of Forgiveness” as part of Fanfare, the university’s annual October arts festival.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Billie Holiday sets the mood with "A Fine Romance," and the people in Russell Lee's 1930s photographs go about their hard lives in a world colored by beautiful glass.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
HAMMOND — Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts will present ventriloquist and comedienne Lynn Trefzger at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Paula Asai starts off with a story about her students, how they understood the messages in Iwasaki Tsuneo's paintings while knowing little, if anything, about the Heart Sutra.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The LSU Jazz Showcase is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Tiger Band Hall, Aster Street near Highland Road in Baton Rouge.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Saturday, September 24, 2016
HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., offers everything from live music to dance to theater in its 2016-17 season.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Theater reviews aren’t supposed to read like a Chamber of Commerce promotional brochure. But it’s hard to watch “Evangeline: The Musical,” which opened Sept. 16 at Theatre Baton Rouge and not be a little impressed with the city that made it happen.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Saturday, September 17, 2016
The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra will open its 2016-17 Masterworks season with the concert "From Spain to the Americas" at 7 p.m. Friday in the Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016
In response to flooding in south-central Louisiana in mid-August, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge has set up a fund to support artists, arts organizations, and teachers in affected areas.
In response to the recent devastating weather events, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre has established a Dancer Relief Fund to provide replacement dance supplies — including new leotards, tights, ballet shoes and pointe shoes — for dancers who have lost…
The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's open auditions for "The Nutcracker — A Tale from the Bayou" for children, ages 8 to 12, and adults will take place Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court.