A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.


jackson assembly antiques show and sale: 10 a.m., downtown Jackson. Antique show, art show, self-guided tours of the Historic District, three historic churches and the original 1820 Courthouse of the Felicianas. Homemade soups, gumbo, sandwiches and desserts available in the 1835 McKowen Store. Tours of the Centenary State Historic Site. $10. http://www.felicianatourism.org.

jazz brunch and silent auction: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lod Cook Conference Center, 3838 W. Lakeshore Drive, LSU. Proceeds provide scholarships for students at Xavier University. Guest speaker Xavier University president Norman Francis. $50. (225) 205-1544 or email vbg225@yahoo.com.

godspell, jr.: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater) Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performance by Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actor’s Program. $15. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

city of angels: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. Sign language interpretation performance. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

music in the park: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jambalaya Park, 1015 E. Cornerview, Gonzales. Featuring Marcia Ball. Free. http://www.gonzalesla.com.

STAGED READING OF RELATIVITY: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. Free. (225) 578-9277.

gallery walk-through with photographer Deborah Luster: 2 p.m., The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 539-9650 or (504) 539-9616.

turn of the screw: 3 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance by LSU Opera. $30, general; $20, LSU faculty, staff and seniors; $15, students. http://music.lsu.edu or (225) 578-5128.

man of la mancha: 3 p.m., 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Performance by the Iberia Performing Arts League. $15, advance; $20, door. http://iberiaperformingartsleague-com.doodlekit.com or (337) 364-6114.

river city jazz masters: 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter and Ambrose Akinmusire. $25-$45. (225) 344-0334 or http://manshiptheatre.org.

mold: 2 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $20; $5 discount for seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theater professionals. (504) 522-6545.

Noises off: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com or (504) 461-9475.

LEND ME A TENOR: 2 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. (985) 893-1671.

River Region Ballet Spring Concert: 3 p.m., Destrehan High School, Wildcat Lane, Destrehan. $15. (504) 322-5363.

GREGORY SIOLES FACULTY PIANO RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall. $10, general public; $5, seniors/students.


LSU Jazz Lab Band and Jazz chamber groups: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. Groups are directed by Brian Shaw, Bill Grimes and graduate student Shelby Lewis. $20. (225) 578-5128


lunchtime lagniappe: noon, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Helana Brigman will give a lecture titled “The Fresh Table: Cooking in Louisiana All Year Long.” Bring your own lunch. Free. (225) 219-0726.

Southern University’s Visual Arts Student Exhibition reception: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Visual Arts Gallery, Frank Hayden Hall, Southern campus. Free. (225) 771-4103

dreamgirls: 7 p.m., Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

Opera returns to bourbon street: 7 p.m., Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Songs from Madame Butterfly performed by the New Orleans Opera Association. Free.

LSU PHILHARMONIA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., new Tiger Band Hall, Aster Street, LSU. Performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in B flat major; featuring finalists in the LSU School of Music’s Concerto Competition. Part of the symphony’s Beethoven Festival. Pre-performance presentation by LSU music professor Jeffrey Perry. $10, general public; $5, seniors/students.


luncheon commemorating the 1960 sit-in at the Kress lunch counter: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Kress Gallery, 447 Third St., Suite 200. In conjunction with the exhibit History and Innovation. $35. (225) 931-0134 or email lslade@kressgallerybr.com.

thursdays at twilight series: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. With Tom McDermott and Aurora Nealand. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

JOHANNA COX FACULTY OBOE RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall. With guest performers Lenora Cox Leggatt, Willis Delony, Rachel Harris, Daniel Heagney and Pedro Huff.

Southeastern Louisiana University Chamber Orchestra featuring the Kaleidos Duo: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Yakov Voldman is the conductor. $10, adults; $5, seniors, Southeastern alumni, faculty and staff. (985) 543-4371.

mold: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep Theatre. Pay what you can. (504) 522-6545.

News Features staff