Culturally Speaking for Sunday, July 21, 2013

Photo provided by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra -- The Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus will conduct auditions Monday through Sunday, Aug. 12-18. To schedule an audition, call (225) 924-6269, ext. 233, or email dshalter@gmail.com.
Photo provided by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra -- The Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus will conduct auditions Monday through Sunday, Aug. 12-18. To schedule an audition, call (225) 924-6269, ext. 233, or email dshalter@gmail.com.

Tickets are on sale for the Lenore/Kamere dance company’s production of Evolution of Dance (Dancing through the Decades), set for 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28, in the Claude L. Shaver Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. The production examines evolution of dance styles from the 1920s to the present. Tickets are $20, adults, and $10, children age 12 and younger. For tickets or more information, visit the website.

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Centuries of style

LSU Libraries Special Collections will open the exhibit, Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress, Monday, July 29, at Hill Memorial Library on campus. The exhibit will run through Oct. 19. The library describes the show as Mad Men meeting Project Runway, featuring photographs by advertising and fashion photographer Jane McCowan, a 1934 LSU graduate. The show also will feature costumes, illustrations and photographs of clothing selected from a variety of LSU Libraries collections. Library hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays with extended hours to 7 p.m. Thursdays, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. The library is closed for LSU home football games. Admission is free. For more information, call (225) 578-6544.

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Piping competition set

The Red Stick Regional Piping Competition is set for 8 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. For more information, email rhsjohns@ cox.net.

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Chorus auditions set

The Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus will hold auditions Monday through Sunday, Aug. 12-18. The chorus rehearses Monday nights Sept. 9-Dec. 2 and Jan. 6-May 5, 2014. To schedule an audition, call (225) 924-6269, ext. 233, or email dshalter@gmail.com.

Broadway Boys tickets

Tickets are on sale for a performance by The Broadway Boys at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, in the Zachary High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 4100 Bronco Lane, Zachary. The group performs a selection of pop, funk, gospel, jazz, and folk music, along with Broadway hits. The performance is presented by the Regional Arts Council of Zachary. Tickets are $40. For tickets or more information, visit the website.

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At Frameworks Gallery

Frameworks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road, will open an exhibit of work by Rosemary Goodell, Isoko Onodera and Janene Grodesky with a reception 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday. The show will run through Saturday, Sept. 7. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (225) 769-0582 or email frameworksgallerybr@gmail.com.

Avenue Q tickets

Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s production of the hit Broadway musical Avenue Q, set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16-18, and Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 22-25, on the theater’s main stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Thursday through Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee will begin at 2 p.m. An additional matinee is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24. Tickets are $28, individual; $24, subscribers; $25, groups of 10 or more; $18, student advance; $14, student rush. For tickets or more information, call (225) 924-6496 or visit the website.

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Wine and cheese

Louis DeAngelo Gallery, 16645 Highland Road, will host a wine and cheese party and silent auction at 7 p.m. Thursday to benefit the Cameron’s Shoes Foundation. For more information, call (225) 328-0403.

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In Pointe Coupee

The Pointe Coupee Parish Historical Society will show The Long Hot Summer at 7 p.m. Friday at the Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. The movie is being shown as part of the organization’s Last Friday Louisiana Film Series. Admission is free. For more information, call (225) 240-3421.

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SLU music reaccredited

Southeastern Louisiana University’s music program in Hammond has been re-accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Interim Head of the Department of Fine and Performing Arts Ken Boulton said accreditation is a process by which a program periodically evaluates its work and seeks an independent judgment by peers that it achieves substantially its own educational objectives and meets the established standards of the accrediting body. For additional information, call (985) 549-2184.

Gallery talk set

A gallery talk and tour of the exhibit, Contemporary Folk Art from the Permanent Collection with Warren Lowe is set for 10 a.m. Friday at the Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon Fridays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (337) 482-2278.

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Guidry’s work featured

Lafayette artist Amy Guidry’s work is featured in Art Melt, which runs through Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Louisiana State Museum’s Capitol Park Museum, 660 Fourth St. Her work also will be featured in the exhibit, Penetrating the American Psyche, set for Sept. 6-Oct. 20 at the Metrospace in East Landsing, Mich.

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Auditions set

Auditions for the Iberia Performing Arts League’s production of Michael Frayn’s Noises Off are set for 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The production will run Oct. 24-Nov. 3. The cast consists of five males and four females, ranging in ages from 20s-60s. The auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. For more information, call (337) 229-6919, (337) 256-0604 or (337) 364-6114 or visit the website.

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At M. Schon Gallery

M. Schon Gallery, 415 Main St., Natchez, Miss., is showing vintage sterling coral, turquoise and lapis jewelry. For more information, call (601) 304-9684 or (228) 424-7274.

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At NOMA

The New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, will turn into a 1920s speakeasy at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, which also is the last Friday of the exhibit, Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Art at the World’s Fairs: 1851-1939. The evening will feature live music and a screening of the 2002 film, Chicago. For more information, call (504) 658-4100.

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Shakespeare fest continues

The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane’s production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) has been extended to Wednesday. Also, the festival’s production of Romeo and Juliet runs through Saturday. Both productions will be performed in the Lupin Theatre, 214 McWilliams Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans. For more information, call (504) 865-5106 or visit the website.

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At the Ogden Museum

The next Ogden After Hours program is set for 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. The program will feature New Orleans musician Dave Malone with Family and Friends. Also, the museum will open four exhibits during Whitney White Linen Night, set for 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3: Louisiana Contemporary, Craig Damrauer: After The Forest, Joshua Dudley Greer, Seeing Beyond the Ordinary Laura Noel and Susan Worsham and Southern Imagists: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Art. For more information, call (504) 539-9650.

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Opera recital set

Tickets are on sale for “A Night of Music,” a solo voice recital by soprano and Covington native Elizabeth Futral at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall in the Communications Music Complex on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street on the Loyola University campus in New Orleans. The concert will feature a program of Futral’s favorite arias. General admission tickets are $25 and are available in advance or at the door. Patron tickets are $250 and include a seat at the post-performance patron dinner at the St. Charles Avenue home of Deborah Vinson. For tickets or more information, call (504) 717-6036.