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Shadow Sculpting with Hari and Deepti at AMoA
November 03, 2018 - November 03, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Your opportunity to learn directly from resident artists  Hari and Deepti, who will lead this adult class on sculpting  with light and shadow, as seen in their exhibition Light by the Forest.  Hari and Deepti are a husband and wife art duo who experiment with paper and lights to create schultures with shadows. Their unique style of using light to create and tell stories has been featured by leading design magazine and have been published by Ginko Press and Dance of Paper. Join this art duo to create your own shadow sculpture. All materials are provided. Don’t miss this opportunity ... 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
 
Literature and Love - Red River Chorale
October 16, 2018 - October 16, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : First United Methodist Church, Alexandria (2727 Jackson Street), Time: 7:30 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! On Tuesday evening, October 16th, the Red River Chorale will present Literature and Love. The concert will begin at 7:30 P.M. at First United Methodist Church, Alexandria. The poetry of William Shakespeare set to music by Emma Lou Diemer and the poetry of Robert Frost set to music by Randall Thompson will be centerpieces of this ... read more
 
Lessons and Love - Red River Chorale
December 11, 2018 - December 11, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Time: 7:30 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! On Tuesday evening, December 11th, the Red River Chorale will present Lessons and Love. The concert will begin at 7:30 P.M. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in downtown Alexandria. This beautiful, candlelit concert will feature sacred settings that focus on love, Advent, and Christmas. This concert features choral selections accompanied by string ensemble and organ as well as unaccompanied pieces, all appropriate for the Christmas season. ... read more
 
Good Enough to Eat! Healthy Eating at T.R.E.E. House
October 06, 2018 - October 06, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

 Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, October 6th at 1 PM as we learn about healthy eating! This fun and educational program is included in $5 museum admission. Children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is free with admission to the T.R.E.E. House.  Museum admission is free for T.R.E.E. House members; non-members pay $5 at the ... read more
 
King Tut's Tomb at T.R.E.E. House
October 13, 2018 - October 13, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

 Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, October 13th at 1 PM as we learn about King Tut and ancient Egypt! This fun and educational program is included in $5 museum admission. Children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is free with admission to the T.R.E.E. House.  Museum admission is free for T.R.E.E. House members; non-members pay $5 at the ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - The Science of Wizardry
October 18, 2018 - October 18, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 Scouts of all ages are welcome to join T.R.E.E. House for Scout Night on Thursday, October 18th at 6:00 PM! The cost is $10 per Scout, which includes fun patch.  Admission is free for troop leaders and parents!   Preregistration is required to receive fun patches. Please call the museum at (318) 619-9394 to reserve your spot!     ... read more
 
Pablo Picasso Art at T.R.E.E. House
October 20, 2018 - October 20, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, October 20th at 1 PM as we make Picasso self-portraits! This fun and educational program is included in $5 museum admission. Children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is free with admission to the T.R.E.E. House.  Museum admission is free for T.R.E.E. House members; non-members pay $5 at the ... read more
 
¡Las Sandinistas! - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Films
October 24, 2018 - October 24, 2018
Event Category: Movies
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: 7:00 PM

  Click here to purchase tickets! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Wednesday, October 24th for a screening of ¡LasSandinistas! . This film is part of the 2018 – 2019 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with filmmaker Jenny Murray will follow the screening. Location & time TBA – Save the date!     About the film:   ¡Las Sandinistas! uncovers the untold stories of women who shattered barriers to lead combat and social reform during Nicaragua’s 1979 Sandinista Revolution, and the ensuing US-backed Contra War, as these same women continue to lead the struggle for justice today against ... read more
 
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