The Power of Children Exhibit
This exhibit shares the extraordinary stories of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White—three children whose lives teach us about overcoming obstacles to make a positive difference in the world. It encourages children and families to explore issues of isolation, fear, and prejudice throughout the 20th-century and today.
Taste of Jag
Attendees will experience the essence and the soul of the Jaguar via culinary delights from notable Louisiana chefs and restaurants, along with live entertainment. Advance tickets are $20. For more information call 242-2600 or visit www.belleofbatonrouge.com
Shaun Ward Xperience
Genre: Jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, Experimental
Follow Shaun on his musical journey, as he fuzes Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Funk, Jazz, and Rock through the strings of his blue violin. Are you Ready?!
Genre: Funk, Rock, Psychedelic and Blues
Second line brass and Cuban-Caribbean rhythms meld with R&B, soul, rock, and hip-hop beats in high-energy performances that turn every Flow show into a celebration. For Flow Tribe, New Orleans is influence itself, the unparalleled free and easy city weaving its way into track after track of original scores that make up a single definition of sound, which they have dubbed “backbone-cracking music.” The Tribe can be found crisscrossing the US just about every week of the year, from Key West to California, including regular performances at the notable New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest and Voodoo Fest
Family Dinner Comedy Troupe Improv Comedy Night
This show is the equivalent of Rated R-ish. 17 and older please.
Shows last around 90 minutes.
From those jerks who brought you Spoof Night! with Films at Manship comes a brand new Improv Show.
Hang out with Baton Rouge's premier comedy troupe in our Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre for some live Improv Games. We have no idea what to expect, but there is only one way to find out.
Entrance into the Hartley/Vey Theatre is on North Blvd.
Head on out to hear Peyton McMahon LIVE at the Roux House!
Run for the Children
Run through scenic Downtown Baton Rouge on a fast out and back course. Starting in the heart of Downtown at the Galvez Plaza. The course will take you down North Blvd around United Methodist Church back up North to the Garden District and back. Come experience Downtown and help raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Race day registration starts at 7:30 AM and ends at 7:55. The course begins in Galvez Plaza at North Blvd. and 3rd St. The course takes you up North blvd around United Methodist Church back up North to the Garden district, then back. It is an out and back course this year.There should be plenty of parking spaces available along North Blvd, meter parking is free on the weekends. Family friendly event and a great way to start off a holiday weekend. For more information or to register visit www.active.com/baton-rouge-la/running/distance-running-races/run-for-the-children-5k-and-1-mile-2017
BASF Kids' Lab: Hold Everything
Don't cry over spilled anything!
Join us while we explore some interestingly absorbent materials. Experiment with common household products before discovering an amazing chemical with a noteworthy property. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside!
Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing email@example.com. Groups that schedule in advance may receive confirmed reservations and discounted admission rates.
Ages 6-12 with accompanying adults. Sponsored by BASF
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11:00am
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1:00pm
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 3:00pm
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:30pm
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 3:00pm
Charleston Bourgeois is playing LIVE at the Roux House!
USS KIDD Memorial Ceremony
SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK
Directed by Barney Clay, 2016
Starring Mick Rock
Not rated, 95 minutes
“[Mick Rock] proves a witty a rueful commentator whose observations are infused with self-deprecating humor.” – The Hollywood Reporter
“…a light, smart, and often funny dance through an era with the man whose images made icons out of many, and burned those icons into our visual memory.” – Movie Nation
A joyride that delves deep into the mind of rock and roll’s greatest living photographer: Mick Rock. Rock explores his past and present, from London’s glam rock to New York’s snarling punk scene.
Head over to Roux House for LIVE MUSIC from Eric Stelly!
Don't miss Christina Ocmand LIVE at Lava Cantina!
Catch Ryan Jenkins live at Lava Cantina Downtown!
Hai Karate is an 8-piece horn band that specializes in 70s groove-oriented music. Their dynamic set includes music by Tower of Power, Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire, Steely Dan, Ohio Players, Average White Band, Kool & The Gang, The Isley Brothers, and much more.
Grab dinner and a listen to Rhett Guillot LIVE at Lava Cantina Downtown!
Directed by Ben Wheatley, 2017
Starring Brie Larson, Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy, and Jack Reynor
Rated R, 90 minutes
“A surefire cult classic in the making, its unhinged carnage proves a memorable delight.” – The Film Stage
“In a universe of shootout clichés, Free Fire manages to curve out its own niche.” - Indiewire
Set in Boston in 1978, Justine brokers a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen and a gang led by Vernon and Ord, who intend to sell them a stash of guns. But when shots fire during the handover, complete pandemonium ensues, with everyone at the scene suddenly thrust into a heart-stopping game of survival.
Free Fire is also being screened on May 21st at 2 PM and on May 24th at 7 PM.
Zach Hartman is playing LIVE at Lava Cantina Downtown!
Directed by Dash Shaw, 2016
Starring Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts
Rated PG-13, 75 minutes
“…more thoughtful than meets the eye, a cockeyed ode to what it feels like when nobody takes you seriously.” - Indiewire
“…a dazzling burst of pleasure…” – The Guardian
High school sophomores Dash and Assaf are best friends and the only writers for the school newspaper. One day, when Dash is doing research, he learns that the school is not up to code and tries to warn the students, but nobody believes him. Then, an earthquake hits and the school sinks in to the Pacific Ocean with all of the students trapped inside.
Opera Louisiane's 10th Anniversary Gala Concert
Friday, May 12, 2017
Baton Rouge River Center Theater
Ticket prices range from $38-$88. Children 18 and under attend free!
Celebrate our 10th season with favorite stars from past seasons on stage with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and chorus under the baton of Opera Louisiane’s Artistic Director Michael Borowitz. Soloists include Carl Tanner (new this season!), Daniela Mack (Chanson d’Amour 2011), Chauncey Packer (Madama Butterfly, Opera and Broadway, All That Jazz 2011), Hope Briggs (Madama Butterfly), Mark Walters (Baritones on the Bayou), Elizabeth Beers Kataria (The Ring), Dennis Jesse (Baritones on the Bayou, Madama Butterfly, The Ring, Elixir of Love, The Barber of Seville), and Leanne Clement (The Ring, Rosanna, Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Flute).
Lunch with Leanne - featuring Mark Walters
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
City Club of Baton Rouge
Enjoy an elegant performance and lunch. Hosted by Opéra Louisiane General Director Leanne Clement and accompanied by Artistic Director Michael Borowitz, this event features a concert arias and songs by baritone Mark Walters followed by a three-course lunch and an opportunity to meet the performer.
Live music at the Roux House for Cinco de Mayo!
Stop by Lava Cantina while you're downtown for Live After Five to celebrate cinco de mayo with delicious food and live music on the patio and inside!
Charleston Bourgeois playing live on the patio from 4pm-8pm
Justin McCain playing live in the restaurant from 8pm-midnight
Enjoy dinner and live music by Bo Burkes at Lava Cantina Downtown!
Enjoy dinner and live music by Mitch Stewart at Lava Cantina Downtown!
Burnhouse playing live at Roux House from 9pm-1am!
Rock out with the Joel Cooper Rockshow at the Roux House right after Live After Five!
Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble
Genre: Louisiana Zydeco, Soul and Blues
A Louisiana native, Curley Taylor's bluesy, soulful vocals and the band's hard driving Zydeco beat blend to create high-energy dance music for all audiences. Curley's music is true to its roots in Zydeco and Blues, but contemporary enough to appeal to a broad range of music lovers. Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble tour extensively throughout the US, playing festivals and clubs from New York to San Diego and from Florida to Seattle. Often playing to audiences who have never heard Zydeco music before, they make fans wherever they go. They've played major festivals including Rhythm and Roots in Ninigret RI, the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland OR and Jazz Fest in New Orleans. When at home in Louisiana, you can find Curley in the studio working on his latest CD, or playing in one of the local clubs around the Lafayette/Opelousas area to the delight of his hometown fans.
Genre: Cajun, Swamp Pop
From traditional Cajun and New Orleans artists, Country, Pop, Rock and everything in between, Travis's influences are endless. Travis wrote the famous song "Take My Hand," performed by Wayne Toups, when he was just a kid. When he's not playing solo, Travis is performing background vocals for the iconic rock band Journey.
Broadway's Next Hit Musical: A Night of Improvised Musical Theatre
Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A musical of, for, and by the people.” The hysterical Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. The audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full blown improvised musical - complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore. BNHM has been seen recently at The Triad, Tribeca Film Festival, and at the New York Musical Theater Festival, among many others.
Purchase a chance to win one of five Lexus vehicles downtown in North Boulevard Town Square, Thursday April 27th, from 11:00am – 1:00pm.
One-hundred percent of the proceeds go to building a freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.
In addition to having the cars displayed, Another Broken Egg, City Gelato and more will offer food for sale. Everyone who purchases a ticket in Town Square will be entered to win a $200 Raising Cane’s gift basket! Tickets are only $50, and the live drawing will be on WAFB-TV channel 9 at 5pm Thursday May, 18, 2017. This is also an opportunity to play #Locate the Lexus by uploading a picture of the cars to the OLOL Children’s Hospital Facebook page to be entered to win a car care package! If you can’t make it to the square, you can purchase tickets here.
The Magic Word is playing live at the Roux House from 9pm-1am!
Chris LeBlanc is playing live at the Roux House! Walk on over after Live After Five!
Third Street Songwriters Festival
The Third Street Songwriters Festival, now in its 3rd year, will feature
local, regional, and Nashville hit songwriters. The festival will start
with a kickoff party immediately after LIVE AFTER FIVE at The Red Dragon
Listening Room followed by a "Tennessee Whiskey" Late Night jam back on
3rd Street. Saturday will include educational seminars for local
singer-songwriters, songwriter rounds on Saturday afternoon at multiple
venues along 3rd Street, a special “Moonshine & Music” Dinner in The
Manship Gallery and catered by Stroubes, featured Songwriter Showcase at
The Manship Theatre, after-party at Hotel Indigo, and a “Wine Down” at
The Blend. Sunday concludes with a Bloody Mary Brunch at Jolie Pearl and
concludes with Sunday in the Park & Songwriter Sunday at The Pearl.
For festival details and full weekend lineup, visit: www.thirdstreetsongwritersfestival.com
Genre: Americana Soul Rock-N-Roll
Kristin Diable has been exploring freedom and choice in her music ever since she picked up an open mic at a lounge in Baton Rouge and stunned the audience into silence. She rode that vibe, away to New York and then back to her native Louisiana like a storm front, one that shook New Orleans and cooled the air. And her newest album, Create Your Own Mythology, invokes her Louisiana and Americana roots, while firing a rock-and-roll shot across the bow of borrowed myths.
Chris Hochkeppel - Guitar/Vocals
Stephen Bohnstengel and Andrew Moss - Bass
Ben Herrington - Keys/Vocals
Anton Zholondz - Violin
Kevin McMann - Saxophone
Matt Murray - Aux. Percussion
Tyler Hanson - Drums
Burris, based out of Baton Rouge, has formed a unique rock sound with hints of jazz and funk, described as “a gumbo of music!”
Live After Five is produced by the Downtown Business Association.
Live Music at the Roux House!
Justin McCain Project is playing from 9pm-1am. Walk on over after Live After Five!
Chase Tyler Band
Genre: Country, Blues and Southern Rock
Tailgate Sunset marks Chase Tyler's third full length release by this south Louisiana artist who has made a career of making great music since before he was old enough to drive.
Live After Five is produced by the Downtown Business Association.
Stories in Art
Join us for a kid-sized program designed to support reading and art making for ages 0-6 with parent/caregivers. Enjoy a book and art project designed to make families comfortable exploring in a museum setting. This program continues the first Friday of each month. Free.
Brown Bag Lunch
Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 12-1 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Third floor
Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch to the third floor conference room to hear LSU MOA curator Courtney Taylor discuss Julie Heffernan and her work. Free.
Line 4 Line
Join us on the first Monday of every month at O'Neil's Barber & Beauty Salon (449 N. Acadian Thwy.) for Line 4 Line. Free haircuts to boys ages 2 to 13 in exchange for reading a book. Also includes healthy snacks, free books to bring home and art making, in addition to participation in our new Line 4 Line 449 Book Club.
Greater Baton Rouge Arts Council Presents: Ebb & Flow Festival
In true Louisiana fashion, the festival will include a flavorful music lineup, representing local, national, and international talent. Look for two days of performances on multiple stages: the Headliner Stage at Repentance Park, the Cox International Music Stage at Riverfront Plaza, and a Buskers Stage at the Baton Rouge Dock – also known as the Paperclips. The festival will also feature performances by flamenco dancers, singer songwriters, and slam poets, all set against the backdrop of the country’s grandest waterway – the Mississippi River. Full lineup to be announced in March 2016.
Want to be involved? Contact Mina Estrada at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 225.344.8558 Ext. 233.