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Timeless Classics - Red River Chorale
March 13, 2018 - March 13, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Emmanuel Baptist Church, Time: 7:30 PM

Purchase Tickets! On Tuesday evening, March 13, 2018, the Red River Chorale will present Timeless Classics. The concert will begin at 7:30 P.M. at Emmanuel Baptist Church. This concert will highlight numerous “greatest hits” from the field of sacred music over the last five hundred years. Faure’s Requiem with organ accompaniment will be the centerpiece of this outstanding program. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. A season package may be purchased for $50 a person. ... read more
 
Score: A Film Music Documentary - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
October 27, 2017 - October 27, 2017
Event Category: Movies
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:00 PM

  Purchase Tickets!   Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, October 27th at the Hearn Stage for a screening of Score: A Film Music Documentary. This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one of ... read more
 
Deej - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
February 23, 2018 - February 23, 2018
Event Category: Movies
Location : The Gem (1014 3rd Street), Time: 7:00 PM

Purchase Tickets! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, February 23rd at The Gem for a screening of Deej, a documentary about a nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights. This film, with its insider view of autism, challenges us all to live inclusion.  This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and ... read more
 
Purple Dreams - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
March 23, 2018 - March 23, 2018
Event Category: Movies
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:00 PM

Purchase Tickets! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, March 23rd at the Hearn Stage for a screening of Purple Dreams. This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one of only two screening partners in Louisiana. The ... read more
 
Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
April 20, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Event Category: Movies
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

Purchase Tickets! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, April 20th at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center for a screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry. This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one ... read more
 
Fall ArtWalk 2017
October 20, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Downtown Alexandria, Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Register Online! Download a Registration Form! Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for ArtWalk 2017 on Friday, October 20 from 4 to 9 PM. ArtWalk takes over the streets of the Alexandria Cultural District again, with music, dance, visual artists, and craft vendors as well as food and drink. Visitors can also enjoy Alexandria Museum of Art’s Illuminated Procession, River Oaks Square Arts Center’s Fall Art Market, free admission to T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum, and celebrate local writer Arna Bontemps’s birthday at the Arna Bontemps African American Museum! More than 80 vendors participated in our last ArtWalk, and we are certain October’s ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central Louisiana presents BODYTRAFFIC
November 03, 2017 - November 03, 2017
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

  Purchase Tickets!   Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, November 3rd for acclaimed Los Angeles dance company BODYTRAFFIC. BODYTRAFFIC has performed for sold-out audiences at prestigious theaters and festivals throughout North America, including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and New York City Center’s Fall for Dance. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC has surged to the forefront of the concert dance world. Named “the company of the future” by The Joyce Theater Foundation, Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch in 2013 and Best of Culture by the Los Angeles Times, the young company ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central Louisiana presents Cirque-tacular's Snowkus Pocus
November 30, 2017 - November 30, 2017
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

Purchase Tickets! After enjoying the opening ceremonies of Alex Winter Fête, prepare to be enchanted by Cirque-tacular’s Snowkus Pocus! Based in New York City, with artists nationwide, Cirque-tacular Entertainment is considered one of the premiere acrobatic production companies in the United States. In Snowkus Pocus, young Brianna is whisked away to an enchanted winter wonderland where she encounters the colorful characters that inhabit this magical world. This tale is told through dazzling cirque, breathtaking ballet, and incredible acrobatics that will amaze, inspire, and enchant your imagination. This snow show for all ages will melt your heart! This incredible event will ... read more
 
92Twenty Live at Spirits
October 04, 2017 - October 04, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils Live at Spirits
October 11, 2017 - October 11, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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