LAFAYETTE — Salvador Dalí became a devout Catholic when he converted in the 1950s.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
This summer, the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre is bringing three homegrown artists who have gone on to national and international acclaim to teach ballet, contemporary dance, jazz, yoga, pointe and variations classes during a weeklong summer intensiv…
The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2018-19 season, which will take place in venues throughout the city during the renovation of the Raising Cane's River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Baton Rouge Gallery is featuring the latest works by artist members Mary Lee Eggart, Michael w. Howes and Amy James through July 26.
Baton Rouge artist Danni Balitsaris Shobe’s acrylic painting "Goat #1" was selected for the HK Holbein Award for Excellence in Still Life by the International Society of Acrylic Painters for its 2018 "Masters and Signatures Exhibition."
Forum 35's Art Melt, the largest multimedia juried art exhibit in Louisiana, will open July 21 at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. The grand opening will be preceded by a preview party on July 20. For preview party tickets, visit forum35…
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Don't walk into the Louisiana Art & Science Museum's exhibit, "Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography" on an empty stomach.
Monday, July 09, 2018
Saturday, July 07, 2018
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Yes, grits (and butter) went with astronauts to outer space, as chronicled in the Louisiana Art & Science Museum's exhibit, "Food in Space: The Evolution of Dining in Orbit," running through Sept. 16 in the Universe Gallery.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana, the Louisiana Crafts Guild has organized Une Place à la Table, an exhibit of works by more than 50 Louisiana artists and craftsmen, at three location…
Saturday, June 30, 2018
The Baton Rouge Concert Band, conducted by Sheily Bell, will perform its annual Independence Day Concert, "Let Freedom Ring," at 7:30 p.m. July 4 at A.Z. Young Park on the State Capitol grounds in downtown Baton Rouge.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Saturday, June 23, 2018
A stellar season of entertainment is coming to the Manship Theatre this fall with a lineup that includes Kris Kristofferson, The Four Tops and Lee Ann Womack.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Theatre Baton Rouge and Swine Palace have extended their runs of "Mamma Mia" and "Always ... Patsy Cline," respectively. Theatre Baton Rouge has added shows on June 30 and July 1, and Swine Palace has tickets on sale for June 24-July 1. For ticket…
The Acadian Wind Symphony, under the direction of Gerald Guilbeaux, will present a “Raise The Roof” free concert at 7:30 p.m. June 29 in the Ducrest/Gilfry Auditorium at Angelle Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus.
The Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond, is launching a listening room series, "Playing the Staircase," featuring local and regional musicians, beginning June 29.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Get ready to ease on down the yellow brick road to 90 minutes of fun while learning life lessons in New Venture Theatre's youth production of "The Wiz Jr."
Saturday, June 16, 2018
The latest works of artists Brian Kelly, Craig McCullen, Steve Schmidt and Van Wade-Day are being featured through June 28 at BREC's Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive.
Season tickets are on sale for the River City Jazz Masters concert series sponsored by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and the River City Jazz Coalition. For more information, visit artsbr.org.
The Lauren-Reilly Eliot theater company will perform Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" Thursday through Sunday, June 21-24, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Saturday, June 09, 2018
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge’s #GIVE225 campaign benefiting arts education is underway. The council is asking for donations in any denomination of 2-2-5 —$22.50, $225, $2,250, $22,500. For more information, call (225) 344-8558 or visit …
Southeastern Louisiana University’s public radio station KSLU 90.9-FM in Hammond is holding a Cutest Pet Photo Contest fundraiser. Presented by Royal Pets Grooming Spa, the contest is open for entries through July 7.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Jana Haynes' journey to write "Selma the Musical: The Untold Stories" began in 2016 when she traveled to the Alabama city for events marking the civil rights march.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Monday, June 04, 2018
Saturday, June 02, 2018
The dancers' instructions are simple: approach the key, pick it up, then figure out that it opens the front door to the house behind them.
Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge's "Mamma Mia" opening June 8 on the Main Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $30; $19 for students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.Tickets are on sale for New Venture Theatre's production of "The Wiz …
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Rob Guillory is a mild-mannered guy. While his hometown of Lafayette rages in the background with Cajun and Creole culture in full swing, the soft-spoken 36-year-old largely keeps to himself in a studio in the heart of the city.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Saturday, May 26, 2018
The music will be a mix of patriotic numbers and favorites by American composers when the Baton Rouge and Lafayette concert bands stage their annual Memorial Day concerts.
The final Christian Youth Theater performance of Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka Jr." starts at 3 p.m. Sunday at LSU's Shaver Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. Tickets are $18; $15 for ages 12 and younger and groups of 15 or mo…
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Artist Jennifer Poe will open her new exhibit with a reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Manship Gallery at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Bill Grimes remembers that day 34 years ago when he was introduced as the "new dance band" teacher to the faculty at the LSU School of Music.
It was a war of words, and Union Army's Maj. Gen. Benjamin Butler's order on May 1, 1862, was considered an all-out attack on the women of New Orleans.
The works of artists Leslie Friedman, Kelli Scott Kelley, David Scott Smith and Michaelene Walsh are on exhibit through May 31 at the Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive.
Playmakers of Baton Rouge will perform live excerpts from its upcoming musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Flambée Cafe, 8210 Village Plaza Court, which will donate 20 percent of each meal sold at the event to the th…
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Antoine "Ghost" Mitchell thinks women are heroes. Make that "SuperHERoes," the name of his series of prints on display through May 31 at the East Baton Rouge Parish Greenwell Springs Road Regional Branch Library.
Tickets are on sale for Playmakers of Baton Rouge's "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" opening June 1 in the Claude L Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. Tickets are $21; $15.75, ages 2-11. (225) 578-6996, playma…
The LSU Libraries will host a viewing of the famed double elephant folio edition of John James Audubon’s "Birds of America" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in the McIlhenny Room of Hill Memorial Library on LSU's campus.