Event List

April 25, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

 Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, April 25th for Beethoven's Fifth. The Rapides Symphony Orchestra will be performing: Rossini - William Tell Overture Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 Guest Artist: Isaac Bustos - Guitarist The concert begins at 2:30 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
August 08, 2020 - August 08, 2020
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

 KRRV Presents Ronnie McDowell, T.G Sheppard, and Amber Hayes  Saturday, August 8th at 7:00 PM. Tickets: General Admission $32.00 (Rows F – W) VIP Seating $42.00 (Rows A – E) Purchase Tickets ... read more
Grand Finale: The Nachtmusik Flute Trio
September 01, 2020 - September 01, 2020
Event Category: Music
Location : Sylvan of Central Louisiana, Time: 6:45 PM

 What a way to bring the Fourth Nachtmusik Season to a close! Three of our finest veteran performers will combine their talents into a concert that will thrill! Jackson Harmeyer will give this concert the same outstanding scholarly treatment that all Nachtmusik performances receive. Sponsored by Drs. Annelle and Martin Tanner. Our monthly Nachtmusik concert series is held in the beautiful Sylvan Center. Nachtmusik programs are intimate and engaging concerts that always provide outstanding educational value as well, with professionally produced program notes, and insightful commentary from performers. The Sylvan Center: 1264 Canterbury Drive at Parliament, Alexandria, LA 71303 Doors ... read more
Becky Shaw - City Park Players
July 30, 2020 - August 09, 2020
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:30 PM

  "Becky Shaw" presented by City Park Players! A drama/comedy by Gina Gionfriddo: In this Pulitzer Prize finalist, Suzanna sets up Max, her best friend, on a blind date with her husband's co-worker, the mysterious Becky Shaw. What follows is a series of cataclysmic events that forever changes all their lives. Mixing sharp wit and humor with the taut suspense of a psychological thriller, the critically acclaimed Becky Shaw is a comedy of romantic errors that will keep audiences guessing. *Note: Play contains strong language* Becky Shaw will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from July 30th to August 9th on the ... read more
Dial 'M' For Murder - City Park Players
October 01, 2020 - October 11, 2020
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:30 PM

  "Dial 'M' for Murder" presented by City Park Players! A mystery/ thriller by Frederick Knott: Tony has married his wife, Margot, for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder; unfortunately, the murderer gets murdered and the victim survives. Dial 'M' for Murder is not so much a "whodunit" as a "will-he-get-away-with-it" thriller. Dial 'M' for Murder will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from October 1st to October 11th on the Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre.  Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 PM, and Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 ... read more
Van Gogh Gala 2020 - Folklore & Vintage Halloween
October 17, 2020 - October 17, 2020
Event Category: Visual Arts
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

 River Oaks' largest annual fundraiser returns with its signature live art auction and costume event. Join us for an evening of 'Folklore & Vintage Halloween'. Ticketed ... read more
LSUA Empty Space Players presents
November 12, 2020 - November 22, 2020
Event Category: Theater
Location : Richard Gwartney Theatre - LSUA , Time: 7:30 PM

 LSUA Empty Space Players invites you to Doubt: A Parable, by John Patrick Shanley Directed by Robert Harper  Doubt examines the human tendency to convict others with our own convictions and to doubt others with our own doubts.  Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, Doubt is set at St. Nicholas, a Catholic school in the Bronx in 1964.  Sister Aloysius, the strict and strong-minded principal, suspects that the young priest, Father Flynn, might be making improper advances toward the school’s first African-American student.  She enlists the aid of a young teacher, Sister James, in her efforts to ... read more
Postponed - Holi Fest 2020
April 25, 2020 - April 25, 2020
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Tamp & Grind Coffee, Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 Join us for the 8th annual Holi Fest Color Run! Holi Festival of Colors promotes Indian Culture, Diversity, Unity & Peace & raise awareness of the diversity in Cenla, while also supporting the vision of the Children's Advocacy Network (CAN) which is to eradicate the cycle of child abuse in our community. This event is free to the public. Enjoy playing in the colors, eating Indian Cuisine and other fun cultural experiences while taking part in the color Run/Walk/Jog to raise funds for Children's Advocacy Network. Family friendly and for all ages to enjoy! Tickets will be available ... read more
July 16, 2020 - July 19, 2020
Event Category: Theater
Location : Lagniappe Theatre Event Center, Time: 7:00 PM/ 2:30 PM

 DUCK HUNTER SHOOTS ANGEL is the uproarious story of two bumbling Alabama brothers who have never shot a duck but think they shot an angel. As they lament their fates in a murky swamp, they are chased by a cynical tabloid journalist and his reluctant photographer, who don't believe any of it—until feathers, wings and a tiara are discovered along the way. The play hysterically interweaves a love story, sibling rivalry, tawdry media, race relations and cultural stereotypes as the chase to find the angel builds to a crescendo in the swamp. Purchase Tickets ... read more
May 01, 2020 - May 02, 2020
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Downtown Alexandria, Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 ArtFete 2020 has been Cancelled. Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for ArtFête 2020 on Friday, May 1st from 4 to 9 PM and Saturday, May 2nd from 10 AM to 9 PM (Saturday time is subject to change).  ArtFête takes over the streets of the Alexandria Cultural District again, with  visual artists and craft vendors as part of the festivities of the AlexRiverFête. ArtWalk is FREE and open to the public.    ArtFête vendors are encouraged to register now before spaces are filled! Registration covers both days of ArtFête. Times are TBA. (**Please note that times are subject ... read more
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