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Watercolors for Adults at Main Library
September 04, 2019 - September 04, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Main Library (411 Washington Street), Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 Local artist Laura O'Quinn leads a hands-on painting class, introducing basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting. Contact 318-445-2411 x 1036 for more information. ... read more
The City That Sold America – Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers
October 23, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Event Category: Movies
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:00 PM

Click here to purchase tickets! Join The Arts Council of Central Louisiana on Wednesday, October 23rd for a screening of THE CITY THAT SOLD AMERICA. This film is part of the 2019 – 2020 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Q & A with the Director Ky Dickens will follow the screening. The screening will be held at 7 PM at the Hearn Stage. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ... read more
October 15, 2019 - October 15, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : First United Methodist Church, Alexandria, Time: 7:30 PM

 The Red River Chorale opens their fifteenth season with a celebration of America and American music. This concert will include music by American composers, arrangements of American folk songs, and American hymns and ... read more
December 10, 2019 - December 10, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Time: 7:30 PM

 Set in the beautiful sanctuary of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, our annual Christmas concert will feature a joyful procession and a variety of Christmas and holiday music, both sacred and secular. In addition to unaccompanied selections, the chorus will sing music accompanied by piano, organ, and string ... read more
October 19, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:30 PM

 Khachaturian - Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 Guest Conductor - Alfredo Ibarra Piano soloist - Marco ... read more
October 24, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Event Category: Dance
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

 RIOULT Dance NY is committed to supporting the creation of new works by founder and choreographer Pascal Rioult; to communicating the essence and intensity of his artistic vision; to sustaining its company of dancers; and to educating & expanding audiences for modern dance at home and through touring, nationally and ... read more
December 05, 2019 - December 05, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, Time: 7:00 PM

 Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theatre's A Very Electric Christmas! Audiences of all ages will treasurethis magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits. This delightful holiday production will make children wide-eyed with delight and warm even the smallest of ... read more
August 24, 2019 - August 24, 2019
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: 7:00 PM

 What is a poetry slam? A poetry slam is a performance poetry competition featuring poets battling it out for the title of, The Best Poet! The purpose of this event is to promote the creation and performance of poetry that engages communities and provides a platform for poetic voices to be heard uncensored. Bring a date! Bring a friend! Join us for a night of amazing performances as award winning poets from all over the globe compete in Central Louisiana's, "Ignite The Mic" Poetry Slam. You don't want to miss this event! Let's bring The Arts to Downtown Alexandria. Must ... read more
August 31, 2019 - August 31, 2019
Event Category: Music
Location : Huckleberry Brewing Company (4724 Sterkx Rd), Time: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 That's right! It has already been a year since our inaugural Ben Jammin' Fest! Last year, we were able to raise $5000 for a scholarship fund in performing arts at LSU Alexandria, and this year we look to surpass that number! This year we will have another Gumbo Cook-off, silent auction, our seasonal release of the BenJammin' Ale, and of course live music from the Trail Dog Backyard Stage! You won't want to miss this! Also, official event t-shirts are on sale via pre-order at As always, all proceeds from the cook-off, silent auction, t-shirts, and the Ben Jammin' ... read more
September 19, 2019 - September 19, 2019
Event Category: Classes
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Everyone is welcomed to join AMoA educators Nancy Noles and Cindy Blair to create their own luminary creations at this free community workshop, and to come back and carry them in the Art Walk Illuminated Procession (October 18 at 7:30 pm). Materials ... read more
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Art is more than entertainment. Art is the most precious brain trust we have among the many treasures within our families, our cultures, our nation, and our world. Art outlives each of us, and is the purest history of the human spirit - not only what we are, but what we dream of becoming.    read more...

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