Baton Rouge Arts Market
Jun
1
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Louisiana Art & Science Museum presents Dino Day!
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Louisiana Art & Science Museum presents Dino Day!

Dig up dinosaurs and their prehistoric world through interactive experiences and a special lineup of planetarium shows! Hang out with Jason, an authentic 65-million-year-old Triceratopsskull, learn about fossils in our Solar System Gallery, and watch the new planetarium show Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagoniain the planetarium!

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Jul
6
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grant Deadline
Jul
12
9:00 AM09:00

Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grant Deadline

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Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) Grants are available to organizations in the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge’s 11-parish service region: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana. DAF grants are supported by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Sep
7
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK: ESCOSOULMUSIC
May
5
2:00 PM14:00

SUNDAY IN THE PARK: ESCOSOULMUSIC

Sunday in the Park is a series of free outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge at the Shaw Center for the Arts Plaza. This series provides an excellent opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy music from across Louisiana in a fun, family-friendly environment.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
May
4
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market. The Arts Market provides entrepreneurial opportunities to local artists, while fostering creative community relationships by allowing artists to sell directly to the public.

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Presents: "Homecoming Dances"
May
3
to May 4

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Presents: "Homecoming Dances"

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre wraps up its “Touring our Town” season with its final two performances that bring home some of their most successful alumni to share their talents on the stage of the Manship Theatre. Much of the choreography performed for this weekend of shows was created by former BRBT dancers who have gone on to have professional careers as dancers, choreographers, or educators, while alums from New York and Florida will perform other selections.

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"Artists in the Classroom" exhibition in the Firehouse Gallery
May
2
5:00 PM17:00

"Artists in the Classroom" exhibition in the Firehouse Gallery

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is partnering again with School Aids to put on our annual exhibition and celebration of arts educators: Artists in the Classroom! This show will be in our Firehouse Gallery from April 22 through May 2. The reception will be held on Thursday, May 2 from 5-8pm and will be free and open to the public.

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Jazz Listening Room: Larry Sieberth with Special Guest Fareed Haque
Apr
26
7:30 PM19:30

Jazz Listening Room: Larry Sieberth with Special Guest Fareed Haque

Pianist, composer and producer Lawrence Sieberth is at home in virtually any musical setting. While based in jazz, Lawrence’s musical vision is not limited by genre barriers — he prefers to integrate the many facets of music and performance into an engaging, inclusive experience. His own neo-bop improvisations and experimental inclinations combine with his classical and world music influences providing an extensive musical vocabulary for both performances and compositions for television, film and stage.

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Whats Left of Us, by Taylor Gonsoulin in the Firehouse Gallery
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Whats Left of Us, by Taylor Gonsoulin in the Firehouse Gallery

Artist Taylor Gonsoulin will host her BFA exhibition in our Firehouse Gallery from April 15th through the 19th, with a reception on Friday the 19th from 6-9pm. This exhibition will be free and open to the public.

"What’s Left of Us is a photographic series consisting of aerial photographs, self portraits, and observational studies. The work charts the transition in the landscape alongside the transition from childhood to adulthood." - Taylor Gonsoulin

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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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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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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 - 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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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