Baton Rouge calendar for April 5, 2013

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.



COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Spring Break: all adult cats half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway.

CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.

MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families. Free for LASM members and is included in the general price of admission for nonmembers.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Noon-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. All adult cats half off.

CELEBRITY CHEF CURTIS STONE: 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Tanger Outlet, Gonzales. Host of TV’s Top Chef Masters, Stone will give a cooking demonstration and meet and greet.

popcorn and poe: 2:30 p.m., Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Teens will watch a movie based on one of Edgar Allan Poe’s short stories. (225) 231-3770.

local cookbooks: 2:30 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. The Advocate food editor Cheramie Sonnier will discuss her top picks for local cookbooks. (225) 763-2270.

Timeless: 3 p.m., Walker Freshman High Auditorium, 12646 Burgess Ave., Walker. Presented by the Livingston Parish Talented Music Students. $6; $3, children ages 12 and younger. (225) 664-4825

SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Preregistration required. (225) 775-3877.

dallas black dance theatre performance: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center. $30, $40 and $50.




popcorn and a movie: 3 p.m., Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library, 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, Pride. Teens will watch a superhero movie. (225) 658-1551.

fly a kite challenge: 4 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. Teens will make a kite out of recycled materials. (225) 389-7440.

teen book chat: 4:30 p.m., Central Branch Library, 11260 Joor Road. Teens will discuss books about the Holocaust and World War II. (225) 262-2640.

anime dinner for teens: 5 p.m., Greenwell Springs Regional Branch Library, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road. Enjoy a noodle dinner and an anime movie. (225) 274-4440.

CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive.

koran by heart: 5:30 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. The Carver AV Club will present the documentary by Greg Barker. (225) 389-7450.

PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor near Dillards). All adult cats half off.

teen poetry cafe: 6:30 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St., Zachary. Teens will recite poetry of their choice with an emphasis on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Family-friendly costume contest. Refreshments will be served. (225) 658-1870.


PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor near Dillards). All adult cats half off.

pig in a poe-ke family nite bingo: 7 p.m., Jones Creek Regional Branch Library, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Family bingo night devoted to the works of Edgar Allan Poe. (225) 756-1150.

a doll’s house: 7 p.m., Frank Hayden Hall Theatre, Southern University. A Department of Theatre production. $5, general public; $3, students.




FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. The Ideas of Art, through April 15. (225) 769-0582. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: On the Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography, Gloriously Colorful Kodaks: Vintage Cameras from the Greg Milneck CollectionandAnimal Fair: Photographs from the LASM Collection. Planetarium shows:Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe and We Are Aliens!, through June 30; visual music shows:Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome. For times, visit

jones creek regional branch library: 6222 Jones Creek Road. Black Cat Drawings. After reading Edgar Allan Poe’s story “The Black Cat,” budding artists can submit a drawing or painting that depicts their ideas of the character of the black cat through April 30. Entries will be displayed in the library and judges will select the winning pictures. POE-Ster contest: patrons of any age can create an Edgar Allan Poe poster inspired by the author himself or any of his works through April 30. Ribbons will be awarded. All works will be displayed in the library. POE-hotos with Poe. Photos will be taken during library hours through April 30 for any patrons wishing to visit the Poe Corner Exhibit. Each patron will receive a copy of the POE-hoto and it will be added to the Poe wall display. (225) 756-1150.

LOUISIANA VETERANS HALL OF HONOR: permanent exhibit, USS Kidd, River Road downtown. Dedicated to service men and women who have had outstanding military careers. Each person is a Louisiana native. (225) 342-1942.

lsu foster gallery: 111 Foster Hall, LSU. (225) 578-5402. Works by Lauren Hegge and Sarah Shearer, April 8-19.

lsu museum of art: 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe, through Sunday, April 7. Practically Absurd: the Art and Design of Peter Shire, through April 14. Quilts Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron, through July 28. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.

lsu school of art glassell gallery: First floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. or (225) 389-7180. Tom LaPann MFA Thesis Exhibition, through April 14.

WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or Heroes, photographs by Steven Schapiro, through June 9. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free.


TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.