Guardians of Sunda Strait: The WWII Loss of HMAS PERTH and USS HOUSTON
Jul
6
to Sep 30

Guardians of Sunda Strait: The WWII Loss of HMAS PERTH and USS HOUSTON

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The Australian National Maritime Museum's banner display, Guardians of Sunda Strait- the WWII Loss of HMAS PERTH & USS HOUSTON, is now on exhibition at the USS KIDD Veterans Museum. Eight large banners set the stage for the night of February 28, 1942, in the narrow sea passage between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra. More than 700 died that dreadful night as the two ships and their heroic crews fought gallantly against a large Japanese cruiser and destroyer force and were ultimately sunk. The banners also tell the story of the survivors and their experiences in Japanese POW camps. Many were forced to work on the 'death railway' to Burma. This exhibition exemplifies the century-old alliance between the U.S. and Australia. It has been developed as part of ANMM's 'War and Peace in the Pacific 75' commemorative program supported by the USA Bicentennial Gift Fund.

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LSU Museum of Art Presents “Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection”
Jul
27
to Oct 1

LSU Museum of Art Presents “Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection”

Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

Exhibition on view at LSU Museum of Art from July 27 through October 1, 2017

For more information about this exhibition or any of the accompanying programs, contact Brandi Simmons at brandisimmons@lsu.edu or visit http://www.lsumoa.org/reflections/   

 

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Take me to the  River: Featuring Charlie Musslewhite, William Bell and Bobby Rush
Sep
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Take me to the River: Featuring Charlie Musslewhite, William Bell and Bobby Rush

Featuring Charlie Musselwhite, Bobby Rush, William Bell, Frayser Boy, Al Kapone, The Hi Rhythm Section and the Stax Alumni Band andproduced by the TMTTR Education Initiative group, a live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the TMTTR documentary film celebrating the inter-generational and inter-racial musical influence of Memphis in the face of pervasive discrimination and segregation.  Rolling Stone says "TMTTR was one of the best things we saw at Bonnaroo.  William Bell brought stunning theatricality and dynamics.  Bobby Rush was at once gorgeous, deep, moving, and hilarious."

 

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Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaries
Oct
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaries

Charles Bradley has made a name for himself as a riveting live performer and was named to the top spot on Paste Magazine’s Best Live Acts of 2015.  He has taken his show to venues and festivals across the globe including Coachella, Glastonbury Festival and Primavera Sound.  The Brooklyn-based 68-year old released his third album Changes on April 1, 2016 via Daptone Records, which Rolling Stone calls one of the “Most Anticipated Albums of 2016.” The remarkable against-all-odds rise of Charles Bradley since the release of his 2011 debut album No Time For Dreaming has been well documented.  He transcended a bleak life on the streets and struggled through a series of ill-fitting jobs before finally being discovered by Daptone's Gabriel Roth.  The year following the release of No Time For Dreaming was one triumph after another including a breakthrough performance at SXSW, several television performances and having the album named to many year end “best of” lists. The soul singer’s ascent continued with the 2013 release of his triumphant second album Victim of Love, which saw Bradley emerging from his past heartaches stronger and more confident, overflowing with love to share.

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Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre & Manship Theatre present: Body Traffic
Nov
4
2:00pm 2:00pm

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre & Manship Theatre present: Body Traffic

Named one of Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch in 2013 and Best of Culture by the Los Angeles Times, BODYTRAFFIC has been instrumental in establishing Los Angeles as a center for contemporary dance. With their versatile repertoire BODYTRAFFIC is internationally recognized as bridging both new audiences and experienced dance enthusiasts with works by today’s most distinctive choreographic voices such as Kyle Abraham, Hofesh Shechter, Barak Marshall, Richard Siegal, and Victor Quijada among many others. BODYTRAFFIC recently toured Israel and Jordan as part the DanceMotion USA tour which is produced by the Brooklyn Academy of Music in conjunction with the U.S. State Department.

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Doktor Kaboom at Manship Theatre
Nov
12
2:00pm 2:00pm

Doktor Kaboom at Manship Theatre

The original Doktor Kaboom! show in which the good Doktor takes his audience on an educational tour of the modern scientific method, using humor and comedy while demonstrating spectacular applications of the physical sciences.  Aimed at grades 4-8.

Topics covered include: safety; pressure and force; simple machines; velocity; application of science to everyday life; the scientific method (hypothesis and experimentation); multiple experimentation; constant discovery of new information and data; definitions: chemical reactions, exothermic, external and chemical formula; mass; air pressure and demonstration vs. experimentation.

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Amos Lee at Manship Theatre
Nov
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

Amos Lee at Manship Theatre

American singer-songwriter whose musical style encompasses folk, rock and soul., a well-known artist manager and new artist development agent, submitted a demo recording to Blue Note Records which resulted in a recording contract and an association with singer Norah Jones.

Since that time Lee has recorded five albums on Blue Note Records and has toured as an opening act for Norah Jones, Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Paul Simon, Merle Haggard, Van Morrison, John Prine, Dave Matthews Band, Adele, the Zac Brown Band, Jack Johnson, The Avett Brothers, and David Gray. His music has appeared on the soundtracks of numerous TV shows and movies In 2011, his album Mission Bell debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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Jack Ingram at Manship Theatre
Nov
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

Jack Ingram at Manship Theatre

Throughout a recording career that has spanned more than 20 years, Jack Ingram has maintained a reputation for uncompromising songs and energetic performances that has earned him prominent stature in a prestigious tradition of iconoclastic singer-songwriters. After a seven year hiatus, his eighth studio album Midnight Motel, was released in August 2016 (Rounder Records).

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Mooseltoe the Moosical at Manship Theatre
Dec
3
2:00pm 2:00pm

Mooseltoe the Moosical at Manship Theatre

MOOSELTOE, the Moose with a Dream, and his friends come to life in this colorful, magical and whimsical musical tale. Follow our hero as he pursues his seemingly impossible dream while learning many valuable lessons along the way – lessons which are important for us all. Al Roker narrates the story while celebrities from Broadway, TV, and the movies provide the voices of MOOSELTOE and his friends in this charming production.

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Asleep at the Wheel- Merry Texas Christmas Y'all at Manship Theatre
Dec
9
8:00pm 8:00pm

Asleep at the Wheel- Merry Texas Christmas Y'all at Manship Theatre

If you don't believe they do things differently in the Lone Star State, just take a listen to this swinging slice of a honky-tonk holiday, presented by Texas's premier Western swing band. Asleep at the Wheel amp up a passel of traditional holiday faves, with slightly altered titles like "Swingin' Drummer Boy" and "Swingin' Silent Night" indicating the good-time feel that permeates the whole set (even the potentially downtrodden "Xmas in Jail")." Spice up any Christmas party with a Merry Texas Christmas, Y'all--and why not sneak a little tequila into the eggnog while you're at it.

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Tango Fire at Manship Theatre
Jan
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

Tango Fire at Manship Theatre

For one hundred fifty years, Tango has been the dance turned to when expressing love. It is the one universally recognized duet that has conveyed to millions in film and theatre the complexity of passion between a man and a woman. The passionate music and fiery dance of the Tango have undergone a renaissance in recent years, a testament to its ability to capture the imagination of lovers of music and dance around the world – erotic, seductive, and irresistible. The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires brings this smoldering art form to the stage with twelve spectacular dancers and a quartet of brilliant musicians, tracing the history of the art form from its origin on the streets of Buenos Aires through its evolution into contemporary ballroom styles

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Childsplay Theatre presents: Go Dog Go
Jan
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Childsplay Theatre presents: Go Dog Go

Go, Dog. Go!  brings the adventures of P.D. Eastman’s book to life in a frolicking musical dog party. The cast of this beloved preschool favorite has gone to the dogs—with cars, hats, audience participation, and even a wild game of ball as this hilarious visual spectacle manages to sneak in some important lessons about life between innings. Go, Dog. Go! is a musical romp full of surprises, color, clowning, vaudeville, singing/barking, and of course, six lovable dogs!

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Lightwire Theatre- Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey at Manship Theatre
Jan
21
2:00pm 2:00pm

Lightwire Theatre- Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey at Manship Theatre

Marvin the mouse wants to be popular. Constantly bullied and picked on by the “cool” mice, he is labeled as a loser and a geek. To get away from the continuous badgering,

he retreats into his science books and a world of fantasy. He longs to have adventures, to be the hero.

Join Marvin on the space adventure of a lifetime; a trip to the surface of the moon on his homemade rocket, where he meets a strange cast of misfit creatures, learns of

infinite peril and awesome beauty. Will Marvin make his dreams come true and bring him the glory and acceptance he craves?

Lightwire Theater is proud to present MOON MOUSE, a cosmic adventure about celebrating differences.

 

The escape route that Harriet followed soon became known as the Underground Railroad, and she quickly became one of its most celebrated 'conductors.' Up creek beds, through swamps, over hills in the dark of night, on 19 secret trips Harriet Tubman guided more than 300 slaves, including her aged parents, to freedom. "I never run my train off the track," she said, "and I never lost a passenger."

Freedom Train tells the thrilling story of Harriet Tubman, the Moses of her people, in a fascinating series of highly theatrical scenes that use dance, dialogue, and music of the period. 

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International Guitar Night at Manship Theatre
Jan
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

International Guitar Night at Manship Theatre

Each year, International Guitar Night's founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world for special concert tours highlighting the diversity of acoustic guitar music.

For IGN's 18th year of touring, in January/February 2018, Germany's Gypsy Jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt will return as the show's host and will be joined by Calum Graham, the young Canadian contemporary sensation; Marek Pasieczny, Poland's innovative classical composer/ performer, and award-winning American guitarist Michael Chapdelaine.

Lulo has built on grand-uncle Django Reinhardt's repertoire by introducing Latin rhythms. Calum has a two-handed style that has attracted millions of YouTube viewers. Marek has performed and written for a variety of orchestras around the world, and Michael has won both the Guitar Foundation of America Classical Guitar Competition and the National Fingerstyle Championship for steel string guitar.

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Manship Theatre presents: Tony Desare
Feb
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Manship Theatre presents: Tony Desare

Tony DeSare performs with infectious joy, wry playfulness and robust musicality.  Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSare has lived up to this distinction by winning critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout North America and abroad. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas headlining with Don Rickles and major symphony orchestras, DeSare has brought his fresh take on old school class around the globe. DeSare has three top ten Billboard jazz albums under his belt and has been featured on the CBS Early Show, NPR, A Prairie Home Companion, the Today Show and his music has been posted by social media celebrity juggernaut, George Takei.

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Aquila Theatre's Sense and Sensibility at Manship Theatre
Feb
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Aquila Theatre's Sense and Sensibility at Manship Theatre

Aquila expands the canon of classical works for the stage by adapating Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility in a bold and exciting new production. Directed by Aquila’s artistic director Desiree Sanchez, this production will incorporate her innovative use of space, movement, design, and sound. D.C. Metro said “Sanchez is wildly inventive, and the production choices made were carried out beautifully” and NY Theater Review says “her direction is polished and laser sharp. She gets the maximum amount of potential out of every stage moment, has exceptional attention to detail, and is a demiurge of direction.”

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GlobalFest: New Golden Era of Latin Music at Manship Theatre
Feb
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

GlobalFest: New Golden Era of Latin Music at Manship Theatre

The New Golden Age of Latin Music is being created right here in the United States. The Mexican-American communities of Arizona and California have emerged as hotbeds of musical creativity, merging styles that reflect the changing borders and shared cultural identities between Mexico and the United States. Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras are two of today’s most exciting bands, forging inspired new paths for the fabled Latin sound.

 

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Theatreworks presents: Click Clack Moo at Manship Theatre
Mar
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

Theatreworks presents: Click Clack Moo at Manship Theatre

"Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing!" Farmer Brown cries.

When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declared the farm a "tech-free zone." He confiscates her laptop in the cold barn along with the shivering cows who use her computer to type messages requesting blankets.

"No way," replies Farmer Brown. "No blankets!"

So the cows go on strike and the chickens join them in solidarity. No blankets: no milk, no eggs!

Will Farmer Brown give in to the animals' demands? Will Jenny get her computer back? Find out in a hilariously "mooooo-ving" musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin.

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Manship Theatre presents: The Hitmen
Mar
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Manship Theatre presents: The Hitmen

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Carly Simon, Elton John, Barry Manilow, Carole King, Tommy James & The Shondells, Sting, Paul McCartney, Three Dog Night, Christopher Cross and Alan Parsons were among the most beloved and influential pop music artists of the second half of the 20th century.  And all share another common denominator:  at some point during their careers, each had at least one of THE HIT MEN playing behind them on the road or in the studio.

THE HIT MEN – a supergroup consisting of Lee Shapiro, Jimmy Ryan, Jeff Ganz, Russ Velazquez and Steve Murphy – either played, sang or did both on some of the most memorable hits of the era, including “Who Loves You”, “Oh What a Night”, “The Loco-motion”, “Peace Train”, “Mony Mony”, “Joy to the World” and other songs in which they used their talents to spin wax into gold and platinum.

 

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Maintop Theatre presents: Chanticleer
Mar
24
8:00pm 8:00pm

Maintop Theatre presents: Chanticleer

Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine, the San Francisco based GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble Chanticleer celebrates its 38th season in 2015-16, performing in the United States, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macao, the Republic of China, the People's Republic of China. Chanticleer will also represent the United States at the biannual Festival de las Chiquitas in Bolivia, celebrating the rich musical heritage of the South American missions. Praised by the San Francisco Chronicle for their “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,” Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition.

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The Drifters at Manship Theatre
Sep
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

The Drifters at Manship Theatre

Up on the Roof.  Under the Boardwalk.  This Magic Moment. There Goes My Baby.  Dance with Me.  Spanish Harlem.  Stand by Me.  The list of hits goes on and on.

THE DRIFTERS…one of Rock & Roll’s founding vocal groups is once again touring the U.S. under the auspices of their original management team.

From their inception in the early 1950's and up until recently, THE DRIFTERS has a symbiotic relationship with Rock & Roll legend George Treadwell, who has discovered and managed such famous artists as Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn and Nina Simone.  The Treadwell Family was there when the original DRIFTERS formed and was responsible for guiding their career through 20 years of uninterrupted hits that has made them the second most successful recording artist of all time, according to Billboard Magazine.

 

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2017 Shiver Me Timbers Scavenger Hunt hosted by Lava Cantina
Sep
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

2017 Shiver Me Timbers Scavenger Hunt hosted by Lava Cantina

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate Day…

Ahoy, matey! Calling all pirates, wenches, swashbucklers and buccaneers! Step to and gather ye mates for a Red Stick treasure hunt!

Don’t be a scallywag, come dressed ready for life at sea or ye shall walk the plank. (Wear pirate stuff, there’s a contest – no ninjas.)

Must be 21 to participate because pirates like rum. Participation is FREE but you must pre register your crew of 4 or less at https://1031consortium.com/index.php/shiver-me-timbers-3/

No crew? No problem! We’ll put you on a team if you don’t have one. 

Check-in and pre party is from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at The Station Sports Bar and Grill (4608 Bennington). Clues and instructions will be handed out at 7:30 p.m.

This is a photo scavenger hunt. Pirates will be given a list of clues to specific destinations. Once you find the destination, you must take a picture there and upload that picture to social profiles using our hashtags. Some destinations also have actions that must be performed or booty to be found! Each destination, action and uploaded picture are worth points. The crew with the most points at the end of the night wins the booty! The hunt ends at Lava Cantina Downtown Baton Rouge at 10:30pm (151 Third Street) where captains will turn in points to determine the winner and we'll celebrate with a Booty Party!

Bring non-perishables for the GBR Food Bank and/or a child sized Halloween costume to The Station to be entered in the door prize drawing.

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BASF Kids' Lab: Playful Polymers
Aug
27
1:30pm 1:30pm

BASF Kids' Lab: Playful Polymers

Slippery, ooey, and gooey -- oh my!  Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside!

Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org; on-site registration is available the day of each program on a first come, first served basis. Groups that schedule in advance may receive confirmed reservations and discounted admission rates.

Ages 6-12 with accompanying adults

 

Session Times:

Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 1:30pm
Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 3:00pm

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Kansas at the Raising Cane's River Center Theatre
Aug
26
8:00pm 8:00pm

Kansas at the Raising Cane's River Center Theatre

Kansas at the Raising Cane's River Center Theatre

SEXTUPLE PLATINUM ALBUM TO BE PERFORMED IN ITS ENTIRETY

America’s preeminent progressive rock band KANSAS will be touring select cities this fall celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their breakthrough album ‘Leftoverture’. To celebrate, for the first time in history, the band will be performing the album in its entirety. The tour will showcase two hours of classic KANSAS music including hit songs, deep cuts, and new songs from their recent album release, ‘The Prelude Implicit.”

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WWE Live at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena
Aug
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

WWE Live at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena

WWE Championship Match
“The Phenomenal” AJ STYLES
vs
WWE Champion JINDER MAHAL with The SINGH BROTHERS

United States Championship Match
SAMI ZAYN vs United States Champion KEVIN OWENS
SHINSUKE NAKAMURA
vs
“Mr. Money in the Bank” BARON CORBIN
Smackdown Tag Team Championship Triple Threat Match
NEW DAY
vs
Tag Team Champions THE USOS
CHARLOTTE FLAIR & BECKY LYNCH
vs
TAMINA & CARMELLA with JAMES ELLSWORTH
Plus Many More!

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Taste of Tiger Tailgating at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena
Aug
26
5:00pm 5:00pm

Taste of Tiger Tailgating at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena

TASTE OF TIGER TAILGATING at the River Center Arena

Guaranty Entertainment and Rouses Markets are pleased to present the 15th Annual “Taste of Tiger Tailgating” on Saturday, August 26th at the Raising Cane’s River Center.  This limited admission event is designed to kick off the 2017 LSU tailgating season.  Taste is an event for all LSU fans, alumni and friends! Come on out and bring the family for food (samplings from all the best restaurants in town), fun (Kid’s Zone play area), music (LIVE music performances on stage from Trent Tomlinsom, Parish County Line and Chase Tyler), gear (see all the latest LSU tailgating gear from local vendors) and so much more!!!

Free admission for kids 5 and under!

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BASF Kids' Lab: Playful Polymers
Aug
26
10:00am10:00am

BASF Kids' Lab: Playful Polymers

Slippery, ooey, and gooey -- oh my!  Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside!

Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org; on-site registration is available the day of each program on a first come, first served basis. Groups that schedule in advance may receive confirmed reservations and discounted admission rates.

Ages 6-12 with accompanying adults

 

Session TImes:

Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 10:00am
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 1:00pm
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 3:00pm

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Trivial Objections
Aug
25
8:00pm 8:00pm

Trivial Objections

Trivial Objections

Trivial Objections is a new trivia and debate game show! Local comedians will try to out smart each other during a series of quizzes and debates from current events and more!

Trivial Objections pulls inspiration from classic radio quiz shows like “Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me”. This interactive event will showcase local talent in a light and fun atmosphere.

Located in our Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre on North Blvd. Seating is Cabaret style with tables and a full bar located in the space featuring great drink specials!

Doors open at 7:30pm

Runtime: 90 mins

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Outcry Tour 2017
Aug
24
10:00pm10:00pm

Outcry Tour 2017

Outcry Tour 2017

The local church is showing up at the OUTCRY Tour in a huge way. With a great response to the Spring 2017 Tour, which spanned 18 cities and attracted nearly 90,000 people, Premier Productions has announced OUTCRY Tour Summer 2017, which is coming to Raising Cane’s River Center on August 24.

Featuring:
Jesus Culture
Lauren Daigle
Bethel Music
Martin Smith
Chad Veach
Local Sound

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National Theatre London presents Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches
Aug
24
6:30pm 6:30pm

National Theatre London presents Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches

National Theatre presents Angels in America Part 1: Millennium Approaches (2017)
Film Length: 225 Minutes
This Film is Rated: R 

*This is a film screening of a pre-taped performance from the National Theatre production*

View an introduction to Angels in America from the cast here.

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A Ghost Story (Film)
Aug
20
2:00pm 2:00pm

A Ghost Story (Film)

A Ghost Story (2017)

Film Length: 92 min
This Film is Rated: R

Watch the film trailer here.

Directed by: David Lowery
Written: David Lowery
Starring: Casey Affleck
Rooney Mara

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife. 

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend performances. Please carefully consider whether a performance is appropriate for children before planning to attend.

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Stephen Richard Double Album Release Concert
Aug
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

Stephen Richard Double Album Release Concert

Join Stephen Richard as he releases his latest two projects "After Hours" and "Spectrum". This will be an evening filled with new music, special guest performances, and a passionate performance by Baton Rouge's native son. 

Approximate run time 2 hours 30 minutes

Show your student I.D. when purchasing in person for discount!

Find Stephen Richard's Facebook page here

Every patron, regardless of age, must have a ticket to attend performances. Please carefully consider whether a performance is appropriate for children before planning to attend.

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Spirit of '45 Fundraiser Gala at
Aug
19
5:00pm 5:00pm

Spirit of '45 Fundraiser Gala at

  • 151 South Wooddale Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA, 70806 United States (map)
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The USS KIDD Veterans Museum will be hosting its annual Spirit of ’45 fundraiser to honor the greatest generation of men and women who sacrificed much in WWII. The event will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the American Legion Hall at 151 S. Wooddale Blvd. in Baton Rouge. 

“Keep the Spirit of ‘45 Alive” attendees will enjoy a one-of-a-kind USO style performance by the nationally known On the Air - A Tribute to Bob Hope and Radio Stars of the 1940s. On the Air is made up of the duo Chuck Carlson and Lynn Roberts. 

There will be dance music of the period, heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer, and a cash bar for cocktails available. All guests are encouraged to wear 1940’s outfits and bring their dancing shoes. 

There will also be silent auctions, live auctions, raffles, and balloon pops as a fundraiser. These funds will help support daily Museum operations, the building maintenance fund, community programs, educational outreach initiatives, alternative therapy programs for veterans, and the preservation of the world-renowned Fletcher-class destroyer, the USS KIDD (DD-661). 

Spirit of ’45 tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased at spiritof452017.eventbrite.com or in the museum gift shop located at 305 S. River Rd. Tickets are limited to 350 and should be purchased by August 14. A limited number of tickets may be available at the door on the night of the event. Call for availability. 

For more information, please contact Executive Director David Beard, via phone at (225) 342-1942, Ext. 12, or via email at DBeard@usskidd.com. 

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Dream Big: Engineering our World (Film)
Aug
19
10:00am10:00am

Dream Big: Engineering our World (Film)

Dream Big: Engineering our World

Discover how today’s engineers are inspiring the world at our new monthly Engineer It workshop for all ages, featuring interactive activities with the American Society of Civil Engineers and special showings of Dream Big. Are you ready to build a better summer?

Narrated by Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges, Dream Big is a first of its kind film for giant screen theaters, setting out to transform how we think about engineering. From the Great Wall of China and the world’s tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

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Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge. For more information call 344-5272 or visit www.lasm.org

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