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Cenla Meditation Group
January 01, 2019 - February 26, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, 2nd floor, Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 Tuesday 6:30 PM We will meet on the 2nd floor of the Annex Building. Enter from the 2nd St. side of the building. If you arrive after 6:30pm and the doors are locked, press the doorbell to get in. Beginners are welcome. Free to attend. Donations welcome. Free of charge Beginners ... read more
 
Healthy Living at AMoA - Saturday Morning Qi Gong
January 02, 2018 - January 29, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 10:30 AM

 As part of our all new Healthy Living @AMoA programing, we are proud to offer free Qi Gong every Saturday morning in the museum's 3rd Floor Gallery.  Donations are gladly accepeted to help keep it free.  WHAT IS QI GONG? Originating in ancient China roughly four thousand years ago, Qi Gong or Qigong (pronounced Chee Gong, literally “Life Energy Cultivation”) is an ancient system of coordinated body postures and movements combined with deep breathing and meditation. It is a powerful tool used to stimulate good health, spirituality, and a state of calm mindfulness. Qi Gong draws from Chinese medicine, philosophy, ... read more
 
Yoga in the Gallery
January 08, 2019 - February 26, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Yoga in the Gallery • Every Tuesday • ... read more
 
Rapides Symphony Orchestra - Rare but Well Done
January 27, 2019 - January 27, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Time: 2:30 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Sunday January 27th for Rare but Well Done. The program will include Mendelssohn’s Nocturne for Winds, Milhaud’s Aubade, Mozart’s Rondo in D Major, and Schoenberg’s Verklaerte Nacht. The concert will feature piano soloist Nanette Kaplan Solomon. The concert begins at 2:30 PM at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), $10 for students, and $50 for a family (2 adults and up to 4 children). ... read more
 
Brahms 2 - Rapides Symphony Orchestra
March 16, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

Tickets Available Soon! Purchase Season Tickets! Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 16th for Brahms 2. The concert will feature guest conductor Franz Schottky and the winner of RSO’s Concerto Competition (TBA). The concert begins at 7:30 PM at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+), $10 for students, and $50 for a family (2 adults and up to 4 ... read more
 
Love and Laughter - Red River Chorale
May 07, 2019 - May 07, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : St. James Episcopal Church, Time: 7:30 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! On Tuesday evening, May 7th, the Red River Chorale will present Love and Laughter, their end of the season concert and cabaret. This event will be held at St. James Episcopal Church at 7:30 PM. The romantic and lighter side of love will be the focus of their final concert of the season. Following the more formal portion in the sanctuary, everyone will adjourn to the Parish Hall for an entertaining and relaxing “Cabaret” featuring light refreshments and selections performed by various members of the ... read more
 
Inspired by Liturgy - Red River Chorale
March 12, 2019 - March 12, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Emmanuel Baptist Church, Time: 7:30 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! On Tuesday evening, March 12th, the Red River Chorale will present Inspired by Liturgy. The concert will begin at 7:30 P.M. at St. Emmanuel Baptist Church in downtown Alexandria. Mozart, Hassler, Schubert, Fauré, Rutter, and others were all inspired to compose significant liturgical works. The initial portion of the program will present the standard movements of the Mass with each movement taken from the great works by one of these composers. Selections from various Requiems and other liturgical texts will complete the ... read more
 
Bathtubs Over Broadway - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
March 06, 2019 - March 06, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: 7:00 PM

  Click here to purchase tickets online! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Wednesday, March 6th for a screening of Bathtubs Over Broadway. This film is part of the 2018 – 2019 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. About the film: Comedy writer Steve Young’s assignment to scour bargain-bin vinyl for a Late Night segment becomes an unexpected, decade-spanning obsession when he stumbles upon the strange and hilarious world of corporate musicals in this comedic music documentary. BATHTUBS OVER BROADWAY follows Steve Young on his quest to uncover all he ... read more
 
Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
February 13, 2019 - February 13, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: 7:00 PM

Click here to purchase tickets online! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Wednesday, February 13th for a screening of Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story. This film is part of the 2018 – 2019 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with director John Whitehead will follow the screening. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.    About the film:     Don’t Get Trouble in Your Mind: The Carolina Chocolate Drops’ Story is a documentary portrait of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, an African-American string band from Raleigh, North Carolina, and their ... read more
 
This is Home - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
April 10, 2019 - April 10, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: 7:00 PM

  Click to purchase tickets online!  Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Wednesday, April 10th for a screening of This is Home. This film is part of the 2018 – 2019 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with director Alexandra Shiva will follow the screening. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.     About the film:     Only twenty-one thousand Syrian refugees out of five million have been accepted into the United States since 2011. This Is Home follows four families sent to resettle in Baltimore in 2016. They have just eight months to find jobs, ... read more
 
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