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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
 
Reverend Charley's Patent Medicine Show Live at Spirits
June 07, 2017 - June 07, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Jodi James and Clay Parker Live at Spirits
June 21, 2017 - June 21, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Jeff Tucker 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
 
David Randall Live at Spirits
July 12, 2017 - July 12, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

 Singer/Songwriter/guitarist David Randall draws upon a wide range of influences to craft an act that runs the gamut from irreverent satire to soulful introspection. Growing up listening to folk and rock, Randall later became enamored with jazz and the tin pan alley songbook, and is just as likely to cover "All the Things You Are" as "Heard It through the Grapevine." In his own songs, he likes to mine the ironies of modern life, be they on the dark side ("Waiting for the Axe to Fall," "Temple of Lies"), the light ("Sneaky," "Good News Bad News"), or somewhere in between ... read more
 
Clay Play Camp at Alexandria Museum of Art
July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up)

 Half-day Art Camps begin in July! Register Early • Space is Limited! Register online here. CLAY PLAY • July 10 - 14, 2017 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up) Using a wide variety of creative applications and techniques with clay, campers will create a collection of sculptural works inspired by imagination. Glenn Rechs: Educator, Ceramicist, Potter • $75 for members / $100 for non-members* GALLERY GROOVE • July 17 - 21, 2017 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up) Campers will participate in fanciful, imagination-stretching art activities inspired by art on the gallery walls of AMoA. Campers ... read more
 
Gallery Groove Camp at Alexandria Museum of Art
July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up)

 Half-day Art Camps begin in July! Register Early • Space is Limited! Register online here. CLAY PLAY • July 10 - 14, 2017 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up) Using a wide variety of creative applications and techniques with clay, campers will create a collection of sculptural works inspired by imagination. Glenn Rechs: Educator, Ceramicist, Potter • $75 for members / $100 for non-members* GALLERY GROOVE • July 17 - 21, 2017 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up) Campers will participate in fanciful, imagination-stretching art activities inspired by art on the gallery walls of ... read more
 
History in the Making Camp at Alexandria Museum of Art
July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up)

  Half-day Art Camps begin in July! Register Early • Space is Limited!Register online here. CLAY PLAY • July 10 - 14, 2017 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up) Using a wide variety of creative applications and techniques with clay, campers will create a collection of sculptural works inspired by imagination. Glenn Rechs: Educator, Ceramicist, Potter • $75 for members / $100 for non-members* GALLERY GROOVE • July 17 - 21, 2017 9am-12pm (Ages 6-9) / 1-4pm (Ages 10 and up) Campers will participate in fanciful, imagination-stretching art activities inspired by art on the gallery walls of AMoA. Campers ... read more
 
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