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Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Christmas Cheer!
December 13, 2018 - December 13, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

$10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. All ages welcome! We will be making Christmas ornaments, learning Christmas songs, learning how to spread Christmas cheer to others. Please bring a new pair of children's pajamas for the Foster Closet located on Jackson St in ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Cupcake Wars
January 17, 2019 - January 17, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will be decorating cupcakes! Secret judges and ... read more
 
Scout Night at T.R.E.E. House - Love Your Selfie
February 21, 2019 - February 21, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum, Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

 All ages welcome. $10 per scout. Parents are free admission. Includes fun patch! Pre-registration is required. Call 318-619-9394 to register. We will working on build our self esteem as well as kindness toward others, complete with a selfie station! Love your ... read more
 
River Oaks Annual Porch Sale
December 01, 2018 - December 01, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: TBA

CALLING ALL VISUAL ARTISTS AND FINE CRAFTSMEN The Annual Porch Sale is located in the historic Bolton Home which also houses the Center’s Gallery Gift Shop. The Annual Porch Sale is held on a major shopping weekend so guests have the opportunity to purchase unique, original works of art just in time for the gift giving season.  Works may range from pottery, paintings, sculpture, fiber arts, mobiles, jewelry, photographs, mixed media etc.  Every year the Sale expands to feature new artists from across the state.  River Oaks is also home to a sales gallery which features exclusive works by the ... read more
 
Hari & Deepti: Light by the Forest Opening & Member Preview at AMoA
November 02, 2018 - November 02, 2018
Event Category: Exhibitions
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This November AMoA will officially connect its galleries to its luminary endeavors through this exhibition of internationally renowned husband-and-wife artists Hari and Deepti, who create cut paper shadow boxes which tell stories.  Hari & Deepti will travel from India to Alexandria as artists in residence at AMoA. Their works delve into fantastic and imaginative subjects, exploring fairy tales and more with intricate designs and lights.  The exhibition will also include a special feature – an installation made out of cut paper which will invite visitors to explore the work even more deeply as they walk through the artists’ ... read more
 
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
 
The Return II: Rhythm & Rhymes Spoken Word Open Mic w/Sha'Condria
November 16, 2018 - November 16, 2018
Event Category: Lectures/Readings
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Rhythm & Rhymes is back for November 2018! Alexandria Museum of Art's Spoken Word Open Mic and Performing Arts series, with the one-and-only Slam Superstar Sha'Condria iCon Sibley, returns to the galleries for one night only. Enjoy live poetry and musical performances, and enjoy some refreshments too!  Guest perfomers will be announced soon.  FREE for AMoA Members.  Advance tickets can be purchased for Non-Members for $10 - Click here. Attendees with AMoA Member Tickets will need proof of membership at the door.  Read about Sha'Condria's performance "In My Skin" here:  http://www.teenvogue.com/story/in-my-skin-makeup-slam-poetry  And her famous Little Girl's With Big Names here: ... 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
 
Lightwire Theatre's
January 25, 2019 - January 25, 2019
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! Lightwire Theatre returns to Coughlin-Saunders performing Arts Center with the beloved tale of The Ugly Duckling. Lightwire Theater is an award-winning company that produces glow-in-the-dark shows meant to entertain audiences of all ages. On Friday, January 25th, 2019 the company will perform their rendition of The Ugly Duckling, a classic story given an original and illuminated twist. A dazzling and high-tech production, the performance includes sets, costumes, puppets and props that light up in the dark through the innovative use electroluminescent (EL) wires. As the lights go out and bright, colorful shapes come to life in the dark, ... read more
 
LSUA Empty Space Players presents
November 08, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Event Category: Theater
Location : Richard Gwartney Theatre - LSUA , Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

 Click here to Purchase Tickets! Join LSUA Empty Space Players for their production of The Bard’s Bounty, an evening of Shakespeare soliloquies, monologues, and scenes. The Bard’s Bounty will be staged  November 8 – 11 and 15 – 18. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday showings begin at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinees are at 2:30 PM.  All performances are at the Richard Gwartney Theatre on the LSUA campus. “All the world’s a stage…” – come enjoy a night of Shakespeare with LSUA Empty Space Players!     Tickets are $5 for students and seniors (65+) and $10 for general admission. ... read more
 
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