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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
 
Tiempo Libre - Arts Council of Central Louisiana
April 19, 2019 - April 19, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

  Click here to purchase tickets! Three-time Grammy-nominated Afro-Caribbean music group Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest Latin bands today.  Equally at home in concert halls, jazz clubs, festival stages, and dance venues, Tiempo Libre is celebrated for its sophisticated tropical music featuring an irresistible, exhilarating mix of jazz harmonies, contemporary sonorities and seductive Latin rhythms. Throughout the past 14 years, the band has appeared around the globe and has been featured on television shows including The Tonight Show, Live from Lincoln Center, and Dancing with the Stars as well as many entertainment programs on Univision and Telemundo. Since the group’s ... read more
 
Drop In Art Series at AMoA
January 01, 2019 - January 01, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

 Drop In Art Series at the Alexandria Museum of Art This is a drop in event - no need to register!*   Drop In Art classes are for any and all skill levels seeking a relaxed creative environment. This on-going series for adults offers instruction, experience with other dry mediums, constructive critique, and inspiration from exhibitions.    All materials are provided.   • Beginners - develop your right brain drawing skills. • Intermediates - great for constructive critique. • Advanced students - a perfect opportunity to draw in the gallery on your own. Some gallery chairs are available.   2018 ... read more
 
Singer-Songwriter Night at Huckleberry Brewing
February 06, 2019 - February 06, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Huckleberry Brewing Company (4724 Sterkx Rd), Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 On the first Wednesday of every month, Huckleberry Brewing Company will hold a Singers-Songwriters Night in the taproom! Hosted by CJ Ward, this event will showcase several local musicians in the area, and will also provide for an open jam! For more info, please contact CJ or swing by the taproom. Cheers! ... read more
 
Youth Art Month Festival
March 09, 2019 - March 09, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 FREE and open to the public! Annual Youth Art Month Festival at AMoA! Art Activities, Demonstrations, Food Vendors and ... read more
 
2019 Dirty South Cup Call Deadline
March 02, 2019 - March 02, 2019
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

 Give us your best mug, cup or tea bowl!  River Oaks Square Arts Center is looking for a few good cups to include in its' 5th Annual Dirty South Cup Call and Competition. We are looking for ceramic vessels (mugs, cups, tea bowls) that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with ceramics. Up to 125 artists will be chosen for this inspiring Southern event, because we all need a good mug for our tea and coffee and if not, we always need a good conversation piece! ... read more
 
19th Annual Men Who Cook & Mix
May 18, 2019 - May 18, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Men Who Cook & Men Who Mix (#MWCAM) is one of RiverOaks’ largest annual fundriasers.This event invites local food enthusiasts, chefs and guys who simply love to cook to prepare their favorite food or drink recipes for taste testing. The event draws a crowd of well over 500 people each year. Dubbed as a ‘community favorite,’ MWCAM is a ton of fun for all involved..... from the chefs to its' organizers. If you want to showcase your culinary expertise or if you want a plethora of taste testing options, attend this annual event - always held on the third Saturday ... read more
 
30th Annual Van Gogh Gala
November 02, 2019 - November 02, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

The date is set for the 30th Annual Van Gogh Gala. Prepare to evoke the spirit of van Gogh for this year's theme. Additional details 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 available. Reserved tables are $750. Sponsored by: Rapides Regional Medical Center & Red River ... read more
 
Chinese New Year at T.R.E.E. House
February 02, 2019 - February 02, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Visit the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 2nd at 1 PM as we learn about Chinese New Year celebrations! This fun and educational program is included in $5 museum admission. T.R.E.E. House Members and children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. ... read more
 
Presidents' Day Coin Rubbing at T.R.E.E. House
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Visit the T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum on Saturday, February 9th at 1 PM to make a coin rubbing to celebrate Presidents' Day! This fun program is included in $5 museum admission. T.R.E.E. House Members and children under the age of 2 get in free. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an ... read more
 
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