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Yoga in the Gallery
July 11, 2017 - July 25, 2017
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

 Please note that Yoga in the Gallery has moved to 5:45 PM!   Yoga is offered FREE of charge every Tuesday at Alexandria Museum of Art. Yoga instructor, b. Hedrick is an ascetic Taoist yogi with fourteen years of yoga practice. Yoga Tao is for all experience levels, incorporating spirit-mind-body ... read more
 
City Park Players presents
August 10, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

Join City Park Players for Tribes by Nina Raine. Tribes will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from August 10th – 13th and 17th to 20th at the Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 PM, and Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 PM. Tribes focuses on a comically dysfunctional Jewish British family, made up of the parents Beth and Christopher and three grown children living at home, Daniel, Ruth, and Billy, the last of whom is deaf, raised to read lips and speak but without knowledge of sign language. When Billy meets a hearing woman born to deaf parents who is now ... read more
 
City Park Players Auditions - Witness for the Prosecution
August 12, 2017 - August 14, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Lobby of the Kress Theatre, Time: Saturday: 10 AM, Monday: 6 PM

 Interested in acting? City Park Players is holding auditions for Witness for the Prosecution, a murder mystery written by Agatha Christie.  Show dates are Thursdays – Sundays from October 12th to 22nd. 1 young man, 5 older men, 2 young women, and other minor characters are needed. A middle-aged woman is murdered and a young man who had befriended her is a suspect. “The author has two ends in view, and she attains them both. She takes us now into the Old Bailey during an exciting trial for murder, now into chambers where the human reactions of the lawyers engaged in the case ... read more
 
City Park Players presents
October 12, 2017 - October 22, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

Join City Park Players for Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie. Witness for the Prosecution will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from October 12th to 15th and 19th to 22nd at the Hearn Stage at the Kress Theatre.  Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 PM, and Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 PM. A middle-aged woman is murdered and a young man who had befriended her is a suspect. “The author has two ends in view, and she attains them both. She takes us now into the Old Bailey during an exciting trial for murder, now into chambers where the human reactions of the ... read more
 
Cenla Meditation Group
May 30, 2017 - July 25, 2017
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, 2nd floor, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 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
 
July 10, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

As we journey through the Gateway Arch into America’s Heartland, campers will create mixed media pieces inspired by Thomas Hart Benton’s “Cradling Wheat” and portrait-like paintings motivated by Grant Wood’s “American Gothic”.  We will celebrate a region abound with sculptures of presidents and warriors carved into mountains and the birthplace of the Regionalist Art Movement.   Themed-Thursday Bonus Attraction: Don your festive attire for Christmas in July.   Art Camp ($245) + All Day ($400) 2017 CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS RIVER OAKS ART CENTER  MEMBERS ON MARCH 21ST & NON-MEMBERS ON APRIL 4TH   CALL THE ART CENTER, 318.473.2670 TO ENROLL ... read more
 
July 24, 2017 - August 04, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

Our trek back home leads us to the Southland, where campers will create landscapes motivated by Bob Ross and Clementine Hunter, paint birds inspired by John J. Audubon, and sculpt face-jugs in the style of potters from the Coastal Carolinas.  A focus on southern artists influenced by their native surroundings is sure to result in unique and thoughtful creations.   Themed-Thursday Bonus Attraction: Believe in the impossible at the Mad-Hatter Tea Party. Art Camp ($245) + All Day ($400)   2017 CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS RIVER OAKS ART CENTER  MEMBERS ON MARCH 21ST & NON-MEMBERS ON APRIL 4TH   CALL THE ... read more
 
Monty Russell Live at Spirits
August 23, 2017 - August 23, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Avoyelles Arts & Music Festival
July 04, 2017 - July 04, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : 240 S Main Street, Marksville, LA 71351, Time: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

 This is a popular Arts and Music Festival in Marksville, Louisiana. It is held every year on the 4th of July and is Louisiana's longest running Fourth of July celebration. It encompasses lot of live bands, contests, a BBQ cookoff, arts and food vendors. There is a parade in late evening and fireworks at ... read more
 
Craft Brews, BBQ, & Blues with Jimbo Mathus
August 19, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 Back for Year 5, AMoA's Craft Brews, BBQ, & Blues fundraiser for 2017 promises more Louisiana Craft Beer and bigger entertainment, featuring CENLA's original Craft Beer competition.   This year's Blues will be provided by the one-and-only Jimbo Mathus, solo performer, and front man of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, and Knockdown South.  Hear Jimbo Here: https://youtu.be/Pm54JhxiOK4   Louisiana Craft Beer brewers will meet up in Alexandria, Louisiana once again to sample their brews and go head-to-head in four categories (Ale, Dark, IPA, Specialty), and one will walk away with the People's Choice award too! You try the beer, you decide ... read more
 
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