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Yoga in the Gallery
March 07, 2017 - May 30, 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
 
Men Who Cook and Men Who Mix
May 20, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

 #MWCAM What to know: Men Who Cook & Men Who Mix is one of River Oaks Arts Center's largest annual fundriasers.   The event invites men from the community to prepare their favorite food or drink recipes for taste testing.   The event draws a crowd of over 500 people each year. It is a ton of fun for all involved..... from the chefs to its' organizers.   If you love to cook, you will love Men Who Cook!!   o Event for 2016 is scheduled for -- Saturday, May 20 from 6:30 - 9:30 Tickets are $50 per person ... read more
 
City Park Players presents
June 01, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

Join City Park Players for Leading Ladies by Ken Ludwig. Leading Ladies will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from June 1st – 4th and 8th to 11th 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. Two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing “Scenes from Shakespeare” on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost ... read more
 
City Park Players Auditions - Tribes
June 03, 2017 - June 05, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Saturday: 10 AM, Monday: 6 PM

 Interested in acting? City Park Players is holding auditions for Tribes, written by Nina Raine.  Show dates are Thursdays – Sundays from August 10th to 20th. 2 young women, 2 young men, 1 older man, and 1 older woman are needed. 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 slowly going deaf ... 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
 
Louisiana Dragon Boat Races
May 06, 2017 - May 06, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : TBA

 The Alexandria Museum Art is proud to bring the Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ back to Rapides Parish. This exciting family event makes for a great day of good, spirited racing, and a great time on and off the water!  Want to watch? It's free! Just show up and have a seat in the amphitheatre, or walk over a stay a while during the Alex River Fête! Want to be on the water? Dragon Boat teams consist of 20 paddlers (a minimum of eight (8) must be female) and one drummer. The helmsman will be provided. There will be a practice session ... read more
 
ArtFête 2017
May 05, 2017 - May 06, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Downtown Alexandria

  Register Online Now! Download a Registration Form! Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for ArtFête 2017, part of the festivities of this year’s AlexRiverFête. ArtFête is a free, family-oriented arts festival with over 100 participating artists, vendors, and live entertainment acts, held in Downtown Alexandria’s Cultural Arts District.  Sidewalks, green spaces, and the alleys come alive as local artists demonstrate and sell their works of art. ArtFête is a two-day festival held this year on May 5 & 6.  The festivities begin Friday, May 5 from 4 to 9 PM, and continue all day Saturday, May 6 from 9 AM to 4 PM . Please note that times ... read more
 
Little Walter Music Festival
May 26, 2017 - May 27, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Alexandria Riverfront Ampitheatre

  Staying true to the purpose of the Little Walter Music Festival the entire weekend will include a variety of musical genres. From Delta Blues, Texas Hill Country Blues, Jazz, Boogie, Funk, Swamp Music, Southern Soul, Blues Rock, Zydeco, and all around feel good music! This is a weekend you don’t want to miss. On Friday, May 26, the music will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with the sounds of Central Louisiana’s very own Cenla Brass Brand parading through the Amphitheatre to get attendees on their feet and ready for a jam packed fantastic festival experience! Then performances by Peas & ... read more
 
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