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AMoA's
December 31, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Event Category: Holiday
Location : Holiday Inn Alexandria - Downtown, Time: 7:30 PM - 1:00 AM

With its premier at the beginning of this year, Illume: A New Year’s Celebration was established as Alexandria Museum of Art’s vogue signature event.  In addition to its established annual fundraisers, AMoA wanted to bring Alexandria a reason to stay in town on New Year’s Eve. Our Board of Managers took up the challenge, and Illume was born. After months of planning, it all came together, and was a success.  Now it returns for its second year, and we invite you to attend. – Cocktails & Jazz –  7:30pm – 8:15pm  – Dinner –  8:15pm Dance in the New Year ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central Louisiana presents Lightwire
January 20, 2018 - January 20, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

  Purchase Tickets! Lightwire Theater has been featured as semi-finalists on NBC’s America’s Got Talent and winners of Tru TV’s Fake Off.  The group combines theater and technology to bring stories to life in complete darkness and are internationally recognized for their signature brand of electroluminescent artistry. Lightwire co-creators Ian Carney and Corbin Popp met in New York City while dancing in Twyla Tharp’s ‘Movin’ Out’ on Broadway. An immediate connection was made between the kindred spirits as they discovered their mutual love of art, theater and technology. After coming across a product called, “el wire,” the lights turned on and the possibilities ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central Louisiana presents Shana Tucker
February 08, 2018 - February 08, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

  Purchase Tickets! Shana Tucker is a singer-songwriter and cellist who credits her genre-bending ChamberSoul™ journey to the influences of her jazz and classical roots interwoven with 80’s & 90’s pop music, movie soundtracks, and world music. Touted by JazzTimes Magazine as “a jazz talent…whose imprint and vitality has already been quite visible in North Carolina,” Shana’s style and sound as been described as a mash-up of Dianne Reeves, Joni Mitchell, and Tracy Chapman, with an efficient complexity that is reminiscent of Bill Withers. ChamberSoul™ best describes what the listener should expect when experiencing Shana’s music. “I’m intrinsically drawn to ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central LA presents Johnny Peers & the Muttville Comix
March 10, 2018 - March 10, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

  Purchase Tickets!   Sit! Stay! Get ready to howl! Meet Johnny Peers and his clown partners, the Muttville Comix! Johnny Peers and the Muttville Comix is a slapstick comedy act like no other. Johnny leads over a dozen dogs through challenging and hilarious tricks as Johnny plays the straight man role in this wonderful show.  Johnny Peers and his personality-plus canines are coming to tickle your funny bone! A Ringling Brothers Clown College graduate, Johnny Peers has been working with dogs since he got his first puppy, Freckles, a Beagle mix, from the Humane Society. Since their debut, the ... read more
 
A-Town Evenings: Smithfield Fair
May 11, 2018 - May 11, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

  Purchase Tickets!   Smithfield Fair returns to the A-Town Evenings stage on Friday, May 11, 2018. Tickets are $15. For over four decades, the focus of Smithfield Fair has been harmony, vocals, and original songs deftly placed over acoustic instrumentation. Smithfield Fair has presented its heartfelt original music and arrangements of traditional songs across the United States on concert and festival stages; in historic venues and theatres; at large events such as the World’s Fair, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Kerrville Folk Festival; as well as in the most intimate coffeehouses, cafes and house concerts. Flowers In ... read more
 
Variety is the Spice of Life - Red River Chorale
April 27, 2018 - April 27, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : St. James Episcopal Church, Time: 7:30 PM

  Purchase Tickets! On Friday evening, April 27, 2018, the Red River Chorale will present Variety is the Spice. The concert will begin at 7:30 P.M. at St. James Episcopal Church. Great examples of classic choral gems will be presented by the entire Chorale in the sanctuary of St. James. Following the mostly sacred portion performing in the sanctuary, we will move to the Parish Hall where various members of the Chorale will present in solo, duet, or small ensemble performance, music for your entertainment in the festive setting of a Cabaret. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. ... read more
 
Rod Baronet and Trigger Live at Spirits
December 27, 2017 - December 27, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Buddy Flett Live at Spirits
March 21, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Jim Pharis Live at Spirits
April 04, 2018 - April 04, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Mike Tam Live at Spirits
April 11, 2018 - April 11, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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