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Rapides Symphony Orchestra presents Hero/Anti-Hero
October 06, 2018 - October 06, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

 Tickets Available Soon! Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, October 6th for the second concert in their 2018 – 2019 Season, Hero/Anti-Hero. The program will include Daugherty’s Dreamachine, Strauss’s Don Juan, and Copland’s Billy the Kid Suite. The concert will feature guest percussionist Gregory Lyons. The concert begins at 7:30 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
 
Rapides Symphony Orchestra - A Holiday Spectacular
December 02, 2018 - December 02, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Guinn Auditorium at Louisiana College, Time: 2:30 PM

 Tickets Available Soon! Rapides Symphony Orchestra returns to its long-time home in Guinn Auditorium on the Louisiana College campus for a concert of holiday favorites with the Louisiana College Chorale. A Holiday Spectacular will be held on Sunday, December 2nd at 2:30 PM. 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
 
Rapides Symphony Orchestra - Rare but Well Done
January 27, 2019 - January 27, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 2:30 PM

 Tickets Available Soon! Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Sunday January 27th for Rare but Well Done. The program will include Mendelssohn’s Nocturne for Winds, Milhaud’s Aubade, Mozart’s Rondo in D Major, and Schoenberg’s Verklaerte Nacht. The concert will feature piano soloist Nanette Kaplan Solomon. 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 children). ... read more
 
The 2018 Muse Brainstorming Session
August 18, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 3:00 PM –5:00 PM

 The Muse is an arts club for teens that is created by teens. Each August Muse participants gather to share ideas and brainstorm to create Muse events and workshops for the coming year. Together we bring as many of those amazing ideas to life as humanly possible! Join us and make the Muse yours this year! Muse events are FREE to participants between the ages of 13 and ... read more
 
Brahms 2 - Rapides Symphony Orchestra
March 16, 2019 - March 16, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

Tickets Available Soon! Purchase Season Tickets! Join Rapides Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, March 16th for Brahms 2. The concert will feature guest conductor Franz Schottky and the winner of RSO’s Concerto Competition (TBA). The concert begins at 7:30 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
 
AMoA AfterHours: Craft Brews n Blues Sampler
August 16, 2018 - August 16, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Get a taste of Craft Brews, BBQ, & Blues VI with live entertainment by local Blues act Leo Cole and the Blues Rockets, and sample craft beer too! Free for AMoA Members* • $10** Non-Member * Members Use Discount Code AMoAMember ** +$1.24 online ticketing fee.  Tickets available at the door. Click here to purchase tickets online. Craft Beer Sampling sponsored by Southwest ... read more
 
AMoA Family Class: Secret Symbols
August 18, 2018 - August 18, 2018
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 AMoA Family Class: Secret Symbols August 18, 2018 from 1-3pm Families will create their own personal hieroglyphic type symbol paintings inspired by the work of Ida Kohlmeyer, from AMoA’s permanent collection. Non-Members $20* (for a group of up to 5 people) Members Free (for a group of up to 5 people).  Members use code AMoAMember for discount.  Class size limited to 20 participants. All Ages. *plus online registration fees Click here to register ... read more
 
14th Annual Fireworks over Buhlow
July 03, 2018 - July 03, 2018
Event Category: Holiday
Location : Buhlow Park, Pineville, Time: Gates open at 4:30 PM; Music starts at 6:00 PM

 Join the City of Pineville and Lagniappe Media for the 14th Annual Fireworks over Buhlow! Gates open at 4:30 PM. Music beings at 6:00 with the Side Men, followed by Josh Walker & the Tannehil Band at 7:15 PM. At 8:30 PM, Lafayette's Bayou Boys will lead up to an awesome fireworks show! There will also be jumpers for the kids, food & drink vendors, and other great fun! This event is free and open to the public.  We want everyone to have a great time: this means no boats on the lake and absolutely no ice chests or coolers. ... read more
 
City Park Players presents
August 02, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

Click here to purchase tickets! * 2018 Richard Gwartney Series Selection *  Catherine has inherited her late father’s mathematical brilliance, but she is haunted by the fear that she might also share his debilitating mental illness. She has spent years caring for her now-deceased father, and upon his death, she feels left alone to pick up the pieces of her life without him. Caught between a new-found connection with Hal, one of her father’s former students, and the reappearance of her sister, Claire, Catherine finds both her world and her mind growing increasingly unstable. Then Hal discovers a groundbreaking proof among the ... read more
 
City Park Players Auditions - I Hate Hamlet
August 04, 2018 - August 06, 2018
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 I Hate Hamlet, a comedy written by Paul Rudnick. Show dates are Thursdays – Sundays from October 11th to 21st. The play will be directed by Jim Weinzettle and Dave Strong. Rehearsals will begin August 7th. Auditions will be held in the Lobby of the Kress Theatre on Saturday, August 4th at 10:00 AM and Monday, August 6th at 6:00 PM. For more information, email City Park Players at cityparkplayers@gmail.com. Set in John Barrymore’s old apartment in New York City – the play follows successful television actor Andrew Rally as he struggles with taking on ... read more
 
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