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Event List

March 23, 2018 - March 23, 2018
Event Category: Movies
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:00 PM

Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, March 23rd at the Hearn Stage for a screening of Purple Dreams. This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one of only two screening partners in Louisiana. The Southern Circuit ... read more
 
Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry - Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
April 20, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Event Category: Movies
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:00 PM

Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, April 20th at the Hearn Stage for a screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry. This film is part of the 2017 – 2018 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Southern Circuit is the South’s only tour of filmmakers, providing communities with an interactive way of experiencing independent film. Southern Circuit provides organizations with the opportunity to screen work from emerging filmmakers and some of the medium’s most respected directors. The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is one of only two screening ... read more
 
AMoA AfterHours: Renegade Tour with Jerry Havens
July 20, 2017 - July 20, 2017
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:30 PM

Join us for our popular adult museum tour series featuring an unorthodox approach visiting an art museum! IT'S FREE!!! We have an all new, totally free Renegade Tour scheduled for Third Thursday, July 20th, at 6:30pm.  Guided by local former Radio DJ, and Improv Comedian/Actor Jerry Havens! Have a drink downtown (or not), and walk over to The Museum for this one-of-a-kind tour, and see how fun art museums can be! You might just like it! Interesting Fact: Jerry just visited ... read more
 
AMoA AfterHours: Craft Brews n Blues Sampler
August 17, 2017 - August 17, 2017
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:30 PM

Get a taste of Craft Brews, BBQ, & Blues: Year 5 with live entertainment  by local Blues act Jookey & The Real Deal, and sample craft beer too! Free for AMoA Members* • $5** Non-Member  Get tickets online here. * Members Use Discount Code AMoAMember ** +$1.24 online ticketing fee.  Tickets available at the door. Craft Beer Sampling sponosred by Southwest ... read more
 
Auditions for
July 14, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Alexandria Mall (former "The Limited" space), Time: Friday: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 LBM PRODUCTIONS AUDITIONS FOR LEGALLY BLONDE, THE MUSICAL JULY 14 & 15 ALEXANDRIA MALL (Former "The Limited" space) FRIDAY, 6:30 PM-9:00 PM SATURDAY, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM Open to Adults, College & High School students Info: www.LBMproductions.net Or call Laine Berry Miller at ... read more
 
Opening Reception -Resident Artists Summer Show, Lott, & Moore
July 21, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

  RESIDENT ARTIST ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW, DENISE LOTT, & JONATHAN MOORE 21 July 2017 To 18 August 2017     Opening Reception: July 21. 5-7pm Bolton-Davis Gallery: Resident Artist Summer Show Stokes-Harris Gallery: Jonathan Moore Galerie Des Amis: Denise ... read more
 
Cenla Duck Derby
September 02, 2017 - September 02, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Rubber Duck Racing, Food Vendors, Music & Kids Activities - September 2, 2017 from 10am to 2pm. The annual Cenla Duck Derby presented by T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum and CLECO is here. GET READY to watch over 5,000 rubber ducks race down a giant, firehose propelled water slide. You could be the one to adopt the Ricky Bobby of rubber ducks that could win the $1000 Grand Prize, $750, $500 or other great prizes. There will be multiple races with winners in every race. All proceeds benefit the mission of the T.R.E.E. House. Adopt your ducks ... read more
 
Autumn ArtWalk 2017
October 20, 2017 - October 20, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Downtown Alexandria, Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  Registration Coming Soon! Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for ArtWalk 2017 on Friday, October 20 from 4 to 9 PM. ArtWalk takes over the streets of the Alexandria Cultural District again, with music, dance, visual artists, and craft vendors as well as food and drink. More than 80 vendors participated in our last ArtWalk, and we are certain October’s event will be even bigger and better! ArtWalk is FREE and open to the public. With over 100 vendors participating in May’s ArtFête, ArtWalk vendors are encouraged to register now before spaces are filled! The Arts Council is also looking ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central Louisiana presents BODYTRAFFIC
November 03, 2017 - November 03, 2017
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: TBA

  Tickets Coming Soon! Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Friday, November 3rd for acclaimed Los Angeles dance company BODYTRAFFIC. BODYTRAFFIC has performed for sold-out audiences at prestigious theaters and festivals throughout North America, including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and New York City Center’s Fall for Dance. Founded in 2007 by Lillian Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett, BODYTRAFFIC has surged to the forefront of the concert dance world. Named “the company of the future” by The Joyce Theater Foundation, Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch in 2013 and Best of Culture by the Los Angeles Times, the young company ... read more
 
Arts Council of Central Louisiana presents Cirque-tacular: Snowkus Pocus
November 30, 2017 - November 30, 2017
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: TBA

After enjoying the opening ceremonies of Alex Winter Fête, prepare to be enchanted by Cirque-tacular’s Snowkus Pocus! Based in New York City, with artists nationwide, Cirque-tacular Entertainment is considered one of the premiere acrobatic production companies in the United States. In Snowkus Pocus, young Brianna is whisked away to an enchanted winter wonderland where she encounters the colorful characters that inhabit this magical world. This tale is told through dazzling cirque, breathtaking ballet, and incredible acrobatics that will amaze, inspire, and enchant your imagination. This snow show for all ages will melt your heart! This incredible event will take place ... read more
 
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