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Outdoor Play Day at T.R.E.E. House
March 18, 2017 - March 18, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 Join the T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum for a day of Outdoor Play! There will be outdoor play on the new playground equipment, outdoor games, museum play and more! Saturday, March 18, 2016 9am-2pm   T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum 1403 Third Street Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 $4 per person (ages 2 and up) For more information, call ... read more
 
Spectral Sisters Director's Workshop with Scott Burrell
March 25, 2017 - March 25, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Classroom D, 2nd Floor of Rapides Foundation Building, Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 A hands on workshop presented by NSU Theatre/Dance Professor, Scott Burrell. Open to EVERYONE interested in Theatre and ... read more
 
June 12, 2017 - June 16, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

Hitch-up the covered wagons as we head out west.  Create and taste food from the chuck wagon cookbook, while creating 2-dimensional pieces inspired by American Modernism masters such as Georgia O’Keefe and Desert Landscape artists like Maynard Dixon. Themed-Thursday Bonus Attraction: Cowboy Up for a Wild-Wild West Day. Art Camp Only ($150) + All Day ($230) 2017 CAMP REGISTRATION OPENS RIVER OAKS ART CENTER  MEMBERS ON MARCH 21ST & NON-MEMBERS ON APRIL 4TH   CALL THE ART CENTER, 318.473.2670 TO ENROLL OR FOR MORE INFORMATION. ALL DAY OPTIONS AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY. Click here to download an ... read more
 
June 19, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

We are traveling to the home of Neo-Expressionism, Pop Art, and the Big Apple. Campers will create pieces using spray-paint as did artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, drips like Jackson Pollock, and clay in the style of William de Kooning. Themed-Thursday Bonus Attraction: Celebrate Independence Day by wearing red, white and blue.   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 ART CENTER, 318.473.2670 TO ENROLL OR FOR MORE INFORMATION. ALL DAY OPTIONS AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY. Click here to download an ... read more
 
July 10, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

As we journey through the Gateway Arch into America’s Heartland, campers will create mixed media pieces inspired by Thomas Hart Benton’s “Cradling Wheat” and portrait-like paintings motivated by Grant Wood’s “American Gothic”.  We will celebrate a region abound with sculptures of presidents and warriors carved into mountains and the birthplace of the Regionalist Art Movement.   Themed-Thursday Bonus Attraction: Don your festive attire for Christmas in July.   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 ART CENTER, 318.473.2670 TO ENROLL ... read more
 
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
 
Pat
May 18, 2017 - May 18, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Alexandria Museum of Art presents an AMoAAfterhours musical performance on May 18th, from 6:30-8:30pm, featuring Music Maker Partner Artist Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen. Admission is Free for AMoA Members, and $5* for non-members. Tickets available here. Pat made her living entertaining in New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina took her home in the 9th Ward. She returned to her birthplace in North Carolina and resurrected her career by joining the Music Makers. Since the age of six, Pat was surrounded by music. Her blues classroom was on the porch of her uncle’s house where one played the guitar and the other played the harmonica.  Music ... read more
 
United States Army Field Band at Tioga High School
April 07, 2017 - April 07, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Tioga High School Auditorium, Time: 7:00 PM

 The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Tioga High School on Friday, April 7 at 7:00 P.M.  The Army Field Band’s concert in Tioga is sponsored by the Tioga High School Band.     To obtain FREE TICKETS, visit B & A Music World (Military Hwy., Pineville), Nugent Music (Hwy. 28 East, Pineville), or Red River Music (Jackson St. Ext., Alexandria).  Tickets are also available online at www.ArmyFieldBand.com.  For additional information about the Army Field Band’s performance in Tioga, please contact Ty ... read more
 
Jazz on the River
April 15, 2017 - April 15, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Alexandria Riverfront Ampitheatre , Time: 6:00 PM

 The 23rd annual Jazz on the River, presented by Arna Bontemps African American Museum, will be held Saturday, April 15 beginning at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Alexandria Amphitheatre and feature Michael Ward, Bobby Rhodes and the Ministry of Jazz, Snazz, and the Bontempian Big Band.Tables of 10 are available for purchase. General admission is free. No hard ice chests allowed. Food and drink vendors will be on site. Sponsored by the Arna Bontemps African American Museum, Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, JWBP Broadcasting, Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria, and the Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. ... read more
 
April 04, 2017 - April 04, 2017
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM

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