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Chocolate Science at T.R.E.E. House
February 16, 2019 - February 16, 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 16th at 1 PM to learn about the science of chocolate! 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 ... read more
 
Story Time and Craft at T.R.E.E. House -
February 23, 2019 - February 23, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 1:00 PM

Join the T.R.E.E. House Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 23rd at 1 PM as we read “Chicory and Roux” and do a fun craft!   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 adult. ... read more
 
Jeeves in Bloom - City Park Players
January 31, 2019 - February 10, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

  Click here to purchase tickets! The peaceful English countryside may never be the same after Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet, Jeeves, pay a visit. What starts as a plan to pair tongue-tied, amphibian-loving Augustus Fink-Nottle and fanciful, poetry-loving Madeline Basset quickly goes awry. Soon, Bertie is fending off Madeline’s amorous advances, reluctantly participating in an attempted burglary, and fleeing attacks from a homicidal French chef. With the stakes this high, the solution must lie with the one and only Jeeves! Jeeves in Bloom, adapted by Margaret Raether will be performed Thursdays through Sundays from January 31st to February 10th at ... read more
 
Forging Fibers: Paper Making Workshop for Adults at AMoA
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Learn traditional yet simple paper making techniques using a variety of textures and ‘rags’ to create a layered composition. Objectives will focus on proper preparation of materials, applications and drying techniques that will provide participants the knowledge to create more works on their own. $35 for Members; $50 for Non-members Members use code AMOAMember for Discount Click here to register ... read more
 
Drawing Your Own Path with John Simon, Jr. at AMoA.
April 13, 2019 - April 13, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this hands-on workshop, John Simon, Jr. will introduce the drawing and mindfulness techniques that form the basis of his meditation practice - described in his recent publication Drawing Your Own Path. Participants will be led through a variety of approaches to creativity using mindful mark making followed by a discussion about how to work with the results. Drawing materials will be provided. All levels of experience with drawing and meditation are welcome.  $35 for Members; $50 for Non-members Members use discount code AMOAMember. Click here to register ... read more
 
Rapides Parish Library Creative-Con 2019
February 09, 2019 - February 09, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Best Western Inn and Suites, Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Creative Con is for all creative interests, books, cosplay, gaming, art, steampunk, 3D printing and so much more. Come join us and meet others who share the same interests do you. You'll enjoy the day! It's free and all ages are welcome. Hosted by the Rapides Parish ... read more
 
Jeff Dunham
March 30, 2019 - March 30, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : The Rapides Parish Coliseum, 5600 Coliseum Blvd, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303, Time: 5:00pm

Jeff Dunham is a global entertainment phenomenon with more than 46 years on stage and countless performances, making him one the world's most recognizable and inventive entertainers. Dunham along with his cast of hilarious characters is giving show in our city!   Get Tickets: ... read more
 
AMoA AfterHours: Renegade Tour with Tony McDonald
February 07, 2019 - February 07, 2019
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for our popular adult museum tour series featuring an unorthodox approach to visiting an art museum. Artist Tony McDonald, director of Gallery One Ellleven in Leesville,  will be your guide through the galleries!  Free and Open to the Public  Artist Tony McDonald, director of Gallery One Ellleven in Leesville,  will be your guide through the galleries! Tony McDonald received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in painting and drawing from LSU in 1976. McDonald’s paintings and sculptures have been exhibited at the Alexandria Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, and ... read more
 
Doug Peltzman Workshop at River Oaks
April 10, 2019 - April 11, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

 Fee: $95 (Clay included/bring your own tools) Skill level: beginner to advanced to register call 318.473.2670 GAEDA Education Series Workshop Description: Inviting Form and Dynamic Surface: This is a workshop fit for beginner to experienced makers. The focus will be in the designing, making, and finishing of high fire porcelain tableware in an electric kiln. The relationship between form and surface decoration will be explored through practice, demonstration and discussion. Doug will share his techniques on incising and inlaying slip into leather hard clay and bisque fired clay. He will share his ideas and strategies about engineering pots specifically for ... read more
 
AEX Creatives - Black Excellence
February 22, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Event Category: Festivals
Location : The Hearn Stage, Time: 6:00 PM - 11:30 PM

AEX Creatives presents AEX Black Excellence, our live action black history play. We tell a riveting story about 7 individuals that were key components in the city of Alexandria's Black History. Click here to purchase tickets ... read more
 
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