On Pointe Music Series - Moonshine and Music (Ebb & Flow kick off party) - feat. Barry Hebert
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series - Moonshine and Music (Ebb & Flow kick off party) - feat. Barry Hebert

Every Thursday, beginning March 7, Baton Rouge residents and guests can enjoy a free evening music series at Pointe-Marie, a new village on a bend of the Mississippi River, 15 minutes south of the downtown area, just west of  L’Auberge Casino and Hotel.

Pointe-Marie Square will be home, this spring season, to an eclectic array of musical entertainment, celebrating local and regional artists, on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The easy access green space, Pointe-Marie Square, allows for people to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a bit of great music.  Magpie Café will offer food and beverages on site.  

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Dyson House Listening Room Presents: Papa Mali and Bobby Vega
Mar
21
8:00 PM20:00

Dyson House Listening Room Presents: Papa Mali and Bobby Vega

With over four decades of touring and recording experience – and a combined resume that reads like a who's who of American roots, rock, folk, psychedelic, blues, funk, jazz, gospel and world music – acclaimed New Orleans guitarist and producer, Papa Mali and Bay Area bassist extraordinaire, Bobby Vega have teamed up, to explore the minimalist possibilities of acoustic string music, in a duo format."

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's Youth Ballet Open Auditions
Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's Youth Ballet Open Auditions

BRBT is holding its open auditions for young dancers to participate in its summer tour of the family friendly version of "Adventures in Neverland". The tour runs from June 3-11 and dancers must be available for the entire run and rehearsals beginning May 7. Dancers entering grades 5 - 9 in the fall of 2019 are welcome. Audition fee: $10.

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Spring Class: Marvel in Musical Theatre with Instructor Kay White
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Marvel in Musical Theatre with Instructor Kay White

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Jump head first into the enchanting and dynamic world of musical theatre with this 4 week course that focuses on the most significant, influential and genre-defining shows, composers, and lyricists that made this art form what it is today. And yes, there’ll be singing! (Ages 18 and up)

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On Pointe Music Series - Hot Club of Baton Rouge
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series - Hot Club of Baton Rouge

Every Thursday, beginning March 7, Baton Rouge residents and guests can enjoy a free evening music series at Pointe-Marie, a new village on a bend of the Mississippi River, 15 minutes south of the downtown area, just west of  L’Auberge Casino and Hotel.

Pointe-Marie Square will be home, this spring season, to an eclectic array of musical entertainment, celebrating local and regional artists, on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The easy access green space, Pointe-Marie Square, allows for people to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a bit of great music.  Magpie Café will offer food and beverages on site.  

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River City Jazz Masters Series Presents Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
Mar
28
7:30 PM19:30

River City Jazz Masters Series Presents Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

The MJF on Tour 60th Anniversary Edition features a top roster of diverse and international millennial talent and the leaders of jazz’s future, including Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals; Bria Skonberg, trumpet, vocals; Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone; Christian Sands, piano and musical director; Jamison Ross, drums, vocals; and Yasushi Nakamura, bass.

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New Venture Theatre Presents "FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN"
Mar
29
to Mar 31

New Venture Theatre Presents "FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN"

In the days leading up to one of the most anticipated fights for Cassius Clay—soon to become Muhammad Ali—the heavyweight boxing champion forms an unlikely friendship with controversial Hollywood star Stepin Fetchit. With a rhythmic script, the play explores the bond that forms between two drastically different and influential cultural icons trying to shape their legacies amidst the struggle of the Civil Rights Movement of the mid-1960s and examines the true meaning of strength, resilience and pride. 

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Spring Class: The Fun and Fundamentals of Drawing with Instructor Michelle Elder
Apr
1
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: The Fun and Fundamentals of Drawing with Instructor Michelle Elder

Never utter the words "I can't draw" again! Explore fundamental drawing and sketching techniques during this 4 week course. Each session will build upon the other and utilize a variety of materials. You will leave inspired and equipped to create your own work of art. (Ages 18 and up)

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Spring Class: Marvel in Musical Theatre with Instructor Kay White
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Marvel in Musical Theatre with Instructor Kay White

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Jump head first into the enchanting and dynamic world of musical theatre with this 4 week course that focuses on the most significant, influential and genre-defining shows, composers, and lyricists that made this art form what it is today. And yes, there’ll be singing! (Ages 18 and up)

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On Pointe Music Series - Chris Leblanc
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series - Chris Leblanc

Every Thursday, beginning March 7, Baton Rouge residents and guests can enjoy a free evening music series at Pointe-Marie, a new village on a bend of the Mississippi River, 15 minutes south of the downtown area, just west of  L’Auberge Casino and Hotel.

Pointe-Marie Square will be home, this spring season, to an eclectic array of musical entertainment, celebrating local and regional artists, on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The easy access green space, Pointe-Marie Square, allows for people to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a bit of great music.  Magpie Café will offer food and beverages on site.  

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Ebb & Flow Festival
Apr
6
to Apr 7

Ebb & Flow Festival

Every year. The Ebb & Flow Festival is an annual conglomerate of visual art, film, music festivals, interactive media, and conferences that take place from mid-March to mid-April. It began in 2017, as a re-imagining of Fest for All, and has continued to grow in both scope and size every year. Get all the details here.

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On Pointe Music Series - Ashley Toman
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series - Ashley Toman

Every Thursday, beginning March 7, Baton Rouge residents and guests can enjoy a free evening music series at Pointe-Marie, a new village on a bend of the Mississippi River, 15 minutes south of the downtown area, just west of  L’Auberge Casino and Hotel.

Pointe-Marie Square will be home, this spring season, to an eclectic array of musical entertainment, celebrating local and regional artists, on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The easy access green space, Pointe-Marie Square, allows for people to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a bit of great music.  Magpie Café will offer food and beverages on site.  

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Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) Deadline
Apr
15
5:00 PM17:00

Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) Deadline

The Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) supports arts programming that enhances the creative capacity and vibrancy of East Baton Rouge Parish. PAG is funded by the East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President and Metro Council and administered by Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. The 2019-2020 deadline for Project Assistance Grants will be April 15, 2019. Workshop date to be announced mid-January.

 

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Spring Class: The Fun and Fundamentals of Drawing with Instructor Michelle Elder
Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: The Fun and Fundamentals of Drawing with Instructor Michelle Elder

Never utter the words "I can't draw" again! Explore fundamental drawing and sketching techniques during this 4 week course. Each session will build upon the other and utilize a variety of materials. You will leave inspired and equipped to create your own work of art. (Ages 18 and up)

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Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 1
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 1

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LATCo. Comedy will host a series of classes introducing new improvisers to the basic tenets of improv comedy. Each 2-hour class will consist of group exercises focused on listening, support, and character development.  Themes covered throughout the series include  Agreement or “Yes And,” Emotional Life, Object and Environment Work, and ensemble building. The final 30 minutes of each class will include improvised scene work in order to practice and integrate the tools learned around each theme. The series will culminate in a recital for family and friends to show off these very cool new skills!

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On Pointe Music Series - Smithfield Fair
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

On Pointe Music Series - Smithfield Fair

Every Thursday, beginning March 7, Baton Rouge residents and guests can enjoy a free evening music series at Pointe-Marie, a new village on a bend of the Mississippi River, 15 minutes south of the downtown area, just west of  L’Auberge Casino and Hotel.

Pointe-Marie Square will be home, this spring season, to an eclectic array of musical entertainment, celebrating local and regional artists, on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The easy access green space, Pointe-Marie Square, allows for people to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a bit of great music.  Magpie Café will offer food and beverages on site.  

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Spring Class: The Fun and Fundamentals of Drawing with Instructor Michelle Elder
Mar
11
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: The Fun and Fundamentals of Drawing with Instructor Michelle Elder

Never utter the words "I can't draw" again! Explore fundamental drawing and sketching techniques during this 4 week course. Each session will build upon the other and utilize a variety of materials. You will leave inspired and equipped to create your own work of art. (Ages 18 and up)

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Poetry Out Loud Louisiana State Finals Competition
Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

Poetry Out Loud Louisiana State Finals Competition

Poetry Out Loud is a national, high school poetry recitation competition developed by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. The program is free and encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. Participation helps students master public speaking skills, build self- confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. The program increases student engagement in literature classes, provides non-academic scholarship opportunities, for students, and creates statewide cultural connections for schools.

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On Pointe Music Series - Michael Foster Project
Mar
7
8:00 PM20:00

On Pointe Music Series - Michael Foster Project

Every Thursday, beginning March 7, Baton Rouge residents and guests can enjoy a free evening music series at Pointe-Marie, a new village on a bend of the Mississippi River, 15 minutes south of the downtown area, just west of  L’Auberge Casino and Hotel. 

Pointe-Marie Square will be home, this spring season, to an eclectic array of musical entertainment, celebrating local and regional artists, on Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The easy access green space, Pointe-Marie Square, allows for people to bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a bit of great music.  Magpie Café will offer food and beverages on site.  

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Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 1
Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 1

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LATCo. Comedy will host a series of classes introducing new improvisers to the basic tenets of improv comedy. Each 2-hour class will consist of group exercises focused on listening, support, and character development.  Themes covered throughout the series include  Agreement or “Yes And,” Emotional Life, Object and Environment Work, and ensemble building. The final 30 minutes of each class will include improvised scene work in order to practice and integrate the tools learned around each theme. The series will culminate in a recital for family and friends to show off these very cool new skills!

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Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 2
Mar
4
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 2

LATCo. Comedy will host a series of classes introducing new improvisers to the basic tenets of improv comedy. Each 2-hour class will consist of group exercises focused on listening, support, and character development.  Themes covered throughout the series include  Agreement or “Yes And,” Emotional Life, Object and Environment Work, and ensemble building. The final 30 minutes of each class will include improvised scene work in order to practice and integrate the tools learned around each theme. The series will culminate in a recital for family and friends to show off these very cool new skills!

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Jazz Listening Room: Simon Lott Quartet
Mar
1
7:30 PM19:30

Jazz Listening Room: Simon Lott Quartet

Drummer & beyond, Simon Lott was born on January 6, 1982 and has been making music professionally for 21 years.  His career as a versatile drummer began in Louisiana at age 14 in Baton Rouge & New Orleans.  He completed an B.A. in English Literature in 2002.  At age 23, he moved to New York City after the destructive Hurricane Katrina & began touring internationally.  2 years later, he returned to the South and has been living in New Orleans since.  

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Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 1
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 1

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LATCo. Comedy will host a series of classes introducing new improvisers to the basic tenets of improv comedy. Each 2-hour class will consist of group exercises focused on listening, support, and character development.  Themes covered throughout the series include  Agreement or “Yes And,” Emotional Life, Object and Environment Work, and ensemble building. The final 30 minutes of each class will include improvised scene work in order to practice and integrate the tools learned around each theme. The series will culminate in a recital for family and friends to show off these very cool new skills!

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Debose Fine Arts Festival Series-Competition
Feb
28
9:30 AM09:30

Debose Fine Arts Festival Series-Competition

  • 201 Community College Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

EMBRACING THE ARTS through Outreach and Discovery, as a signature theme, of the DeBose programs encompasses components which provide qualitative enrichment to multiple Fine Arts Education areas. As an ancillary resource, the DeBose Fine Arts Series is characterized by open opportunities, partnerships and multi-discipline collaboration, designed to salute and showcase teacher and student achievement based on curriculum and studio criterion in Literary, Visual and Performing Arts. 

IMPACT: The project provides opportunities which meet enrichment needs, allowing for partnerships
and corporate initiatives. Immediate and long-range benefits to EBR residents: 
a. On-stage performances by student artists who emerging through arts engagement;
a. Open activities which celebrate Louisiana Music, available to students and families;
b. d. Accessibility spreads across racial and socio-economic lines;
c. Encourages contributions to the Arts; and stimulates volunteerism
ed by advocacy, supporting existing Louisiana Education standards and National Education initiatives.

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River City Jazz Masters Series Presents Etienne Charles Creole Soul
Feb
27
7:30 PM19:30

River City Jazz Masters Series Presents Etienne Charles Creole Soul

As befitting an artist who excels with such a diversity of musical styles, Charles has performed with a range of musicians, from Roberta Flack, Rene Marie and David Rudder to Wynton Marsalis, Johnny Mandel, the Count Basie Orchestra and Maria Schneider. He also worked with steel pan all-star Len "Boogsie" Sharpe as well as jazz masters Frank Foster and Benny Golson.

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Create U Webinar Series
Feb
27
12:00 PM12:00

Create U Webinar Series

Whether you are a visual or performing artist, you may be seeking a way to turn your passion into a solid business. This brief workshop is designed to allow the artist to consider an entrepreneurial approach to their work. Participants will be guided through defining their audience, accessing their environment, and positioning their “brand” as a product or service solution in their respective markets.

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Etienne Charles, Creole Soul School Performance
Feb
27
10:30 AM10:30

Etienne Charles, Creole Soul School Performance

Don’t miss the school performance by Etienne Charles, Creole Soul! "Jazz is Creole music," says Charles who was born in Trinidad, relocated first to Florida and then New York to further his jazz studies (graduating, respectively, from Florida State's and Juilliard's jazz programs) and today teaches jazz trumpet at Michigan State University. "As a person in the new world, I've been influenced by so much music. And my family has a mixed background, with French Caribbean, Spanish and African roots as well as Venezuelan influences. I come from a fusion of rhythms, a fusion of cultures. That's what this album is all about: focusing on soul music that is Creole at heart."

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Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 2
Feb
25
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 2

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LATCo. Comedy will host a series of classes introducing new improvisers to the basic tenets of improv comedy. Each 2-hour class will consist of group exercises focused on listening, support, and character development.  Themes covered throughout the series include  Agreement or “Yes And,” Emotional Life, Object and Environment Work, and ensemble building. The final 30 minutes of each class will include improvised scene work in order to practice and integrate the tools learned around each theme. The series will culminate in a recital for family and friends to show off these very cool new skills!

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Debose Fine Arts Festival Series-Competition
Feb
21
9:30 AM09:30

Debose Fine Arts Festival Series-Competition

  • 201 Community College Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70806 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

EMBRACING THE ARTS through Outreach and Discovery, as a signature theme, of the DeBose programs encompasses components which provide qualitative enrichment to multiple Fine Arts Education areas. As an ancillary resource, the DeBose Fine Arts Series is characterized by open opportunities, partnerships and multi-discipline collaboration, designed to salute and showcase teacher and student achievement based on curriculum and studio criterion in Literary, Visual and Performing Arts. 

IMPACT: The project provides opportunities which meet enrichment needs, allowing for partnerships
and corporate initiatives. Immediate and long-range benefits to EBR residents: 
a. On-stage performances by student artists who emerging through arts engagement;
a. Open activities which celebrate Louisiana Music, available to students and families;
b. d. Accessibility spreads across racial and socio-economic lines;
c. Encourages contributions to the Arts; and stimulates volunteerism
ed by advocacy, supporting existing Louisiana Education standards and National Education initiatives.

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Community of Note at Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless: Flamenco Rouge
Feb
20
10:30 AM10:30

Community of Note at Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless: Flamenco Rouge

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The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge proudly supports Community of Note—a new program created by classical musician and teaching artist Jena Vangjel. Community of Note organizes monthly musical performances, engaging the community at the Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless. This week Flamenco Rouge will perform.

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Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 2
Feb
18
6:00 PM18:00

Spring Class: Improvisational Comedy Level 2

  • Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

LATCo. Comedy will host a series of classes introducing new improvisers to the basic tenets of improv comedy. Each 2-hour class will consist of group exercises focused on listening, support, and character development.  Themes covered throughout the series include  Agreement or “Yes And,” Emotional Life, Object and Environment Work, and ensemble building. The final 30 minutes of each class will include improvised scene work in order to practice and integrate the tools learned around each theme. The series will culminate in a recital for family and friends to show off these very cool new skills!

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In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)
Feb
17
7:30 PM19:30

In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)

  • 7155 Florida Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA, 70806 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play is a comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity. Set in the 1880s at the dawn of the age of electricity and based on the bizarre historical fact that doctors used vibrators to treat ‘hysterical’ women (and some men), the play centers on a doctor and his wife and how his new therapy affects their entire household. In a seemingly perfect, well-to-do Victorian home, proper gentleman and scientist Dr. Givings has innocently invented an extraordinary new device for treating “hysteria” in women (and occasionally men): the vibrator. Adjacent to the doctor’s laboratory, his young and energetic wife tries to tend to their newborn daughter—and wonders exactly what is going on in the next room. When a new “hysterical” patient and her husband bring a wet nurse and their own complicated relationship into the doctor’s home, Dr. and Mrs. Givings must examine the nature of their own marriage, and what it truly means to love someone.

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