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Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Christmas Cheer!
December 13, 2018 - December 13, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

$10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. All ages welcome! We will be making Christmas ornaments, learning Christmas songs, learning how to spread Christmas cheer to others. Please bring a new pair of children's pajamas for the Foster Closet located on Jackson St in ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Cupcake Wars
January 17, 2019 - January 17, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will be decorating cupcakes! Secret judges and ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Love Your Selfie
February 21, 2019 - February 21, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will working on build our self esteem as well as kindness toward others, complete with a selfie station! Love your ... read more
 
Van Gogh Gala 2018
October 27, 2018 - October 27, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The date is set for the 29th Annual Van Gogh Gala. This year's theme will be announced closer to the date of the event. If you love to don festive costumes, attend live art auctions, and immerse yourself in the culture of a community -- this event is for you! Tickets are $65 and $75 at the door if any remain. Reserved tabels are $750. Contact River Oaks for more ... read more
 
Oyster Study in Oil Demonstration at River Oaks
October 12, 2018 - October 12, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oils -- Demonstration - by Artist, Becky Fos  Cost - $25 per person -- Open to all/ Limited Seating/Call to Register.  As a precursor to the evening's opening reception, NOLA based gallery owner and artist Becky Fos, will provide a demonstration for guests of the art center. A study of the Oyster will set the stage for this rare opportunity to see the artist in action! Fos' popularity has been growing, not only in the Big Easy, but worldwide. Her impasto technique, applying wet, undiluted oil paint with her palette knife, is unapologetically bold and energetic. She uses color as ... read more
 
River Oaks Annual Porch Sale
December 01, 2018 - December 01, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: TBA

CALLING ALL VISUAL ARTISTS AND FINE CRAFTSMEN The Annual Porch Sale is located in the historic Bolton Home which also houses the Center’s Gallery Gift Shop. The Annual Porch Sale is held on a major shopping weekend so guests have the opportunity to purchase unique, original works of art just in time for the gift giving season.  Works may range from pottery, paintings, sculpture, fiber arts, mobiles, jewelry, photographs, mixed media etc.  Every year the Sale expands to feature new artists from across the state.  River Oaks is also home to a sales gallery which features exclusive works by the ... read more
 
Hari & Deepti: Light by the Forest Opening & Member Preview at AMoA
November 02, 2018 - November 02, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This November AMoA will officially connect its galleries to its luminary endeavors through this exhibition of internationally renowned husband-and-wife artists Hari and Deepti, who create cut paper shadow boxes which tell stories.  Hari & Deepti will travel from India to Alexandria as artists in residence at AMoA. Their works delve into fantastic and imaginative subjects, exploring fairy tales and more with intricate designs and lights.  The exhibition will also include a special feature – an installation made out of cut paper which will invite visitors to explore the work even more deeply as they walk through the artists’ ... read more
 
City Park Players presents
October 11, 2018 - October 21, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

  Click here to purchase tickets! Set in John Barrymore’s old apartment in New York City – at the time, the author’s real-life home – I Hate Hamlet follows successful television actor Andrew Rally as he struggles with taking on the dream role of Hamlet, dealing with a girlfriend who is keeping a firm grip on her chastity, and playing host to the ghost of John Barrymore, who, clothed as Hamlet, has come back to earth for the sole purpose of convincing Rally to play the part.[1] Real estate agent Felicia Dantine convinces Rally to stay in the apartment and ... read more
 
Aquila Theatre’s Frankenstein - Arts Council of Central Louisiana
February 22, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

Click here to purchase tickets!   Aquila Theatre, based in New York City, is the foremost producer of touring classical theatre in the United States, visiting 50-60 American cities per year.   The Arts Council is proud to present Aquila Theatre performing the classic Frankenstein at Coughlin-Saunders PAC on Friday, February 22nd. Time TBA. Written two centuries ago in 1818 by Mary Shelley, Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus, is the first true science fiction novel. Years ahead of its time, the story has since become the inspiration for countless film and stage adaptations. Frankenstein is a living, breathing, gruesome outcome of scientific discovery. The piece raises an important ... read more
 
St. James Concert Series: Impressionism in Music
October 02, 2018 - October 02, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : St. James Episcopal Church, Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Program: Rameau Le rappel des oiseaux Les Cyclopes Les Sauvages Liszt Sonetto 104 del Petrarca Au bord d'un source Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata Intermission Debussy La Cathédrale engloutie Estampes: I. Pagodes, II. La soirée dans Grenade III. Jardins sous la pluie Clair de Lune  L'isle ... read more
 
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