The Church Performing Arts Summer Stage Classes
May
1
to Jun 30

The Church Performing Arts Summer Stage Classes

Summer Stage Classes are for ages 8‐100 years old. From no experience to a lot of experience; classes will refresh and challenge individuals to continue their growth in the performing arts and/or try something new for His glory.

At TCPA we create an uplifting, Christian and encouraging environment for you to learn and grow in the arts, all while bringing glory to God.

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Always ... Patsy Cline
Jun
15
to Jul 1

Always ... Patsy Cline

Always … Patsy Cline follows the true story of Patsy Cline’s unlikely friendship with a fan. Equally moving and hilarious, this musical features 27 of Patsy Cline’s greatest hits! A crowd-pleasing blockbuster, this show is perfect for all ages! 

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New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."

Theatre for Young Audiences! Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz are set to a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul music. Everybody knows the story, but this re-invented fantasy is dazzling, mysterious and opulent. Join Dorothy and her friends as they “Ease On Down the Road” to ... The Wiz! This fabulous cast will feature over 40 young actors, singers and dancers. The cast will range from ages 7 to 17 and will have a blast with such fun musical numbers and dances.

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New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."
Jun
23
7:30 PM19:30

New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."

Theatre for Young Audiences! Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz are set to a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul music. Everybody knows the story, but this re-invented fantasy is dazzling, mysterious and opulent. Join Dorothy and her friends as they “Ease On Down the Road” to ... The Wiz! This fabulous cast will feature over 40 young actors, singers and dancers. The cast will range from ages 7 to 17 and will have a blast with such fun musical numbers and dances.

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New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."
Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."

Theatre for Young Audiences! Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz are set to a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul music. Everybody knows the story, but this re-invented fantasy is dazzling, mysterious and opulent. Join Dorothy and her friends as they “Ease On Down the Road” to ... The Wiz! This fabulous cast will feature over 40 young actors, singers and dancers. The cast will range from ages 7 to 17 and will have a blast with such fun musical numbers and dances.

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

Baton Rouge Arts Market

  • 5th Street and Main Street Baton Rouge, LA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month (excluding January and April) in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market, located at 5th and Main Street from 8 AM- 12 PM.

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Cangelosi Dance Project presents Weekend Intensive Ballet Workshop
Jul
21
to Jul 22

Cangelosi Dance Project presents Weekend Intensive Ballet Workshop

Rachel White began her training at the New Haven Ballet in Connecticut. She graduated high school from the prestigious University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem as a ballet major. Rachel also trained with the School of American Ballet, the Pacific Northwest Ballet and the Hartford Ballet before joining Boston Ballet’s BBII at the age of sixteen. After retiring from the stage, Rachel served on the faculty of both the School of Dance Connecticut (formally the School of the Hartford Ballet) and the city of Hartford’s Dance Program for City Youth. Rachel is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre Primary through Level 7 and Partnering of the ABT® National Training Curriculum; The New York City Ballet certifies Rachel as a trainer for the NYCB Workout. She is certified member of Dance Masters of America in Ballet and is a member of Ohio Dance Masters Chapter #16 and the Chapter’s annual teacher and lecturer in Ballet Training and Health. Rachel is an active member of the International Association of Dance Medical Science (IADMS). Rachel is also the Creator and Director for the Drea’s Dream Dance Convention to benefit the Andrea Rizzo Foundation and also sits of the Advisory Board for the Foundation. Currently, Rachel is a Master Ballet teacher based in the greater Boston area and teaches for many schools, colleges, and conventions throughout the United States and Canada

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2018 Statewide Arts Sumit
Jul
24
to Jul 26

2018 Statewide Arts Sumit

On July 24 – 26, 2018, the Arts Summit will take place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As the Capital City, Baton Rouge serves as the host venue for this three-day, multi-platform conference. Sessions will be led by a diverse line-up of arts and humanities leaders, innovators, community activists, and professional consultants, with participant involvement at every level so that artists and arts organizations are given every opportunity to share knowledge, question, advocate, and inspire.

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INTENSIFY - Album Concert Circus Arts & Dance Showcase Spectacular
Jul
28
2:00 PM14:00

INTENSIFY - Album Concert Circus Arts & Dance Showcase Spectacular

INTENSIFY is a multi-dimensional, multi-media concert featuring a live orchestra, circus arts, multiple dance troupes, and a story arch portrayed as a live on-stage role playing game. The best performers in South Louisiana will perform two shows only on Saturday, July 28, at 2:00pm and 7:00pm at The Brown-Holt Chapel Arts Center at The Dunham School. This family friendly show has something for everyone, for all ages. Audiences will experience acrobatics, aerial silks, choreographed dancing, tumbling, juggling, fire spinning and more!

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INTENSIFY - Album Concert Circus Arts & Dance Showcase Spectacular
Jul
28
7:00 PM19:00

INTENSIFY - Album Concert Circus Arts & Dance Showcase Spectacular

INTENSIFY is a multi-dimensional, multi-media concert featuring a live orchestra, circus arts, multiple dance troupes, and a story arch portrayed as a live on-stage role playing game. The best performers in South Louisiana will perform two shows only on Saturday, July 28, at 2:00pm and 7:00pm at The Brown-Holt Chapel Arts Center at The Dunham School. This family friendly show has something for everyone, for all ages. Audiences will experience acrobatics, aerial silks, choreographed dancing, tumbling, juggling, fire spinning and more!

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New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."
Jun
22
7:30 PM19:30

New Venture Theatre Presents "The Wiz Jr."

Theatre for Young Audiences! Dorothy's adventures in the Land of Oz are set to a dazzling, lively mixture of rock, gospel and soul music. Everybody knows the story, but this re-invented fantasy is dazzling, mysterious and opulent. Join Dorothy and her friends as they “Ease On Down the Road” to ... The Wiz! This fabulous cast will feature over 40 young actors, singers and dancers. The cast will range from ages 7 to 17 and will have a blast with such fun musical numbers and dances.

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Reception for LEUR Magazine's "Go _____ Yourself"
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Reception for LEUR Magazine's "Go _____ Yourself"

Come with your own interpretations and leave your misconceptions at the door. 

LEUR magazine presents Go _____ Yourself, a community art exhibition in celebration of PRIDE. Join us in celebrating local queer artists, allies, and their expressions of self, at the Firehouse Gallery located on the second floor of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. 

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Don Andrews Watercolor Workshop
Jun
20
to Jun 22

Don Andrews Watercolor Workshop

ART GUILD OF LOUISIANA presents: A 3 day watercolor workshop with national award winning artist, author and instructor Don Andrews. Don has conducted workshops worldwide including United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Africa. He is an active member and past Director of the Board for the American Watercolor Society and has been featured in numerous watercolor magazines

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Kids' Orchestra at Bistro Byronz
Jun
19
5:00 PM17:00

Kids' Orchestra at Bistro Byronz

Kids' Orchestra is performing at Bistro Byronz on Government Street on June 19, 2018 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Join us for delicious food and beautiful music. Mention "Kids Orchestra" and complete a comment card indicating that Kid's Orchestra is the recipient for donations and 20% of your food purchase (excluding alcohol) will be donated to Kids' Orchestra. Make reservations at: http://www.bistrobyronz.com/reservations

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The Royal Standard Art Stroll and Sale
Jun
14
6:00 PM18:00

The Royal Standard Art Stroll and Sale

The Royal Standard's flagship location at 16012 Perkins Road in south Baton Rouge will be hosting an Art Stroll and Sale for one week in June where local artists - painters, potters, sculptors - will be featured throughout our store, bistro, event space, and patio showing their original works with the opportunity to sell to our customers. An opening reception on June 14th from 6-8pm will kick off the event.

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Dance of Peace
Jun
10
2:00 PM14:00

Dance of Peace

Dance of peace follows the age-old tradition of sacred dancing, the holy spirit in motion. Come and learn simple dances set to sacred scripture and poetry from many cultures and faiths. All abilities, all faiths, all ages are welcome.

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Charity Improv Night BR 2.0
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

Charity Improv Night BR 2.0

Laura Siu Planning & Events is proud to present... Charity Improv Night BR 2.0: a night full of laughter, wittiness and most importantly, great food and company! One of our company's key values is to always give back to our community and we are excited to bring it back for a second time!

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's Youth Ballet Tour
Jun
4
to Jun 12

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre's Youth Ballet Tour

BRBT announces its Youth Ballet summer tour. From June 4‐12, 36 promising young dancers will bring a condensed, family‐friendly version of the classic ballet, "Coppélia" to a library or community center near you. Filled with dancing dolls, a foolish toymaker, and antics galore, this is a great way to escape the early summer heat and soak up a little culture! See the link for complete dates and times of free public performances.

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Baton Rouge Arts Market
Jun
2
8:00 AM08:00

Baton Rouge Arts Market

  • 5th Street and Main Street Baton Rouge, LA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Baton Rouge Arts Market is an open air market held on the first Saturday of each month (excluding January and April) in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmer’s Market, located at 5th and Main Street from 8 AM- 12 PM.

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Decentralized Arts Funding Workshop
May
29
2:00 PM14:00

Decentralized Arts Funding Workshop

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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CYT Baton Rouge presents "Willy Wonka, Jr."
May
24
to May 27

CYT Baton Rouge presents "Willy Wonka, Jr."

Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure.

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder in addition to a host of fun new songs, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.

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Reflection of the Green Leaf Project
May
19
7:00 PM19:00

Reflection of the Green Leaf Project

"Reflection of the Green Lead Project & NAMI LA's Inaugural Art Exhibition benefit will be collaborating for mental health awareness month. The creation of the art exhibition is to cultivate the arts and creativity of those that are mentally ill. The project aims to exemplify the ability of those individuals that are mentally ill as productive members of society, unstigmatized. The project will raise interest within the community and funds to create enrichment programs and resources as such for those that are mentally ill. We are asking for Louisiana to come out an be a part of this event."

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Family Fit Day 4K
May
19
8:30 AM08:30

Family Fit Day 4K

The Family Fit Day 4k is part of HealthyBR's Family Fit Day at BREC's City Park on May 19, 2018. Race start is at 8:30 a.m. and kicks off a great day of family friendly activities. 

Local non-profits benefit from the Family Fit Day 4k! Each registrant chooses a non-profit beneficiary of your registration; $15 of your registration goes to your non-profit, $5 goes to HealthyBR. Registration includes a personal pedometer compliments of HealthyBR and Humana. T-shirts are given to all participants who complete the 4k course.

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Sunday in the Park presents Bonerama
May
13
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park presents Bonerama

Bonerama has always been hailed as “unlike anything you’ve ever heard before”. It’s the best way to describe this 20 year old powerhouse touring band from New Orleans, LA. In addition to changing the way people think about the trombone, the sound of Bonerama has become an influence and contribution to the sound of New Orleans music today.

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Reception for "Morphosis" by Jacob Lagasse
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Reception for "Morphosis" by Jacob Lagasse

Artist Jacob Lagasse will be celebrating his latest body of work "Morphosis" in our Firehouse Gallery from May 7th through May 18th. We will be hosting his reception on Friday, May 11th from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

"Witness the rate of Morphosis as my ceramic creatures and still-life paintings articulate modern life through the combination of classical materials and techniques. Partake in the interaction by viewing the evolution of the animals’ mutation in their caged environment, while they also observe you. 
My works entirety is a proposition into embracing the human vulnerability to fully express of our weaknesses, to give into our primal being, and to join ourselves in acceptance for the mystery of our metamorphosis." Lagasse

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Christopher Janney - "Sound is an Invisible Color" Artist Reception
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Christopher Janney - "Sound is an Invisible Color" Artist Reception

Trained as an architect and jazz musician, Christopher Janney has created interactive light/sound public installations throughout the world, what he calls "Urban Musical Instruments." In 2012, Janney began an exploration of how sound influences visual perception. The finished works each have a separate sound-score composed by Janney. 

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Sunday in the Park presents Funkin' with Friends
May
6
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park presents Funkin' with Friends

On May 6th, come and enjoy a variety of Pop, R&B, Soul, and Funk as Funkin’ W/ Friends takes the stage. A collaboration with some of the best musicians Baton Rouge has to offer, Funkin’ W/ Friends takes you on a journey through the ages and adds their own twist on all of your favorite tunes.  Funkin’ W/ Friends features a three piece horn section, a funky rhythm section, and a DJ, adding some southern flavor to the Funkin’ W/ Friends experience.
 

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Reception for "You Can Touch. A Ceramics Show."
Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Reception for "You Can Touch. A Ceramics Show."

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

Ceramic artists Christina Kieffer, Osa Atoe, Katie Smith and Taylor Myers come together to showcase their recent bodies of work in our Firehouse Gallery. Join them for a special brunch reception on Sunday, April 29th from 10am - 1pm. The Show will be on view from the 29th until May 4th. 

NOTE: Some artwork may not be suitable for very young audiences. Parental discretion is advised.

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Visual Arts Boot Camp
Apr
28
to Apr 29

Visual Arts Boot Camp

  • West Feliciana Parish Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This program focuses on business management, grass roots marketing, and developing a plan for artists to advance their art careers. Artists should leave with a greater understanding of how to think of their art as a business, how to confidently promote themselves and their artwork, and how to further develop a strategy for getting their work into the public. 

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Red Stick International Digital Festival
Apr
24
to Apr 28

Red Stick International Digital Festival

Red Stick International Festival ’18 promises to be bigger and better than the 2017 event. This year's festival will focus on Digital Media ﴾including, but not limited to animation﴿, maker‐fairs, experimental music concerts, digital art exhibits, game jams and other technology derived events. Come see what the cutting edge of digital looks like and take a glimpse into the future.

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Sunday in the Park presents Band of Bros
Apr
22
2:00 PM14:00

Sunday in the Park presents Band of Bros

Closing out the Singer Songwriter festival weekend, Band of Bros will feature David Borne and other Nashville Singer-Songwriters. Come hear all of your favorite Nashville tunes performed by the very people that wrote them. The Third Street Songwriter’s Festival is an annual event in downtown Baton Rouge featuring local, regional, and national songwriters. The day begins with an industry panel of Nashville professionals representing publishing companies, PROs, and songwriter organizations such as NSAI and is followed by a listening panel. The participating songwriters will be able to perform and have their songs critiqued by the professional panel.

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Tunica Hills Music Festival
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Tunica Hills Music Festival

All day event with Louisiana musicians playing music and leading jams for participation in multiple genres.

The event will feature a host of performing bands but the real focus will be on JAMMING in the park. All of the performing bands will be dispersed throughout the park all day to lead music jam sessions, provide instruction and encourage all to join in and play along with the music. All genre;s will be present - Acoustic and Americana, Bluegrass and Country, Rock and Blues, Songwriters' circle and a Lagniappe area where any/all genres are welcome. We will also feature some of the best local songwriters conducting songwriting instructional sessions.

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