The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge has announced its fall Sunday in the Park season.

The free outdoor concert series is held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Boulevard Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge, two blocks from the Mississippi River. The lineup is as follows:

Oct. 4: Delta Drifters

Oct. 11: Brass-A-Holics

Oct. 18: Sean Ardoin

Oct. 25: Lindsey Cardinale Band

Nov. 1: Rusty Yates Band

Nov. 8: After8.

“This great, free music program allows people from all over the city to enjoy a diverse array of quality music while enjoying an outdoor setting,” said Renee Chatelain, president and CEO of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.

For information, call Phillip Albert at the Arts Council, (225) 344-8558, ext. 228, or email

Movies & Music on the Lawn

Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive, will show the 2012 film “Blancanieves” (PG-13) with a score from Lafayette- and Baton Rouge-based band Burris at 8 p.m. Sept. 25.

Spanish director Pablo Berger’s film re imagines Snow White as the daughter of a bullfighter who follows in her father’s footsteps and meets a band of bullfighters who make up for their lack of height in spirited ways.

Admission is free for gallery members and $7 for nonmembers and includes free, unlimited popcorn.

For information, call (225) 383-1470 or email jandreasen@batonrouge

Film at Carver library

“Paris Blues,” an Oscar-nominated classic film starring Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier, with music by Duke Ellington, will be shown to adults at 4 p.m. Friday at the Carver Branch Library in meeting room 1.

Newman and Poitier star as jazz musicians who travel to Europe in hopes of furthering their music careers. There, the musicians fall for two American women vacationing in Paris and must choose between their careers and a chance at love.

The supporting cast includes Louis Armstrong, Diahann Carroll and Joanne Woodward.

Pirate story and craft

The River Center Branch Library is celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Saturday.

Children ages 5 to 10 can listen to a reading of “Pirate Treasure Hunt” by Jan Peck at 10:30 a.m., then create their own treasure chests out of clean strawberry containers.

Shakespeare Sunday

The Main Library, in conjunction with the National Library of Medicine’s “And there’s the humor of it” exhibit showcasing William Shakespeare’s works with the four humors, will honor the bard with a special program from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Joss Whedon’s “Much Ado About Nothing,” starring Nathan Fillion and Amy Acker, will be shown. Shakespearean-themed trivia will follow the film, with the winner receiving a prize.

Author talk

Author P.M. LaRose will discuss and read from his debut novel, “First Case of Beers,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Large Conference Room 102 at the Main Library.

LaRose lived most of his life in Louisiana and now resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Contact Mid City Advocate Editor Darlene Denstorff by phone, (225) 388-0215 or (225) 603-1998, or email,