Project allows area artists to get their kicks

Advocate photo by Robin Miller -- This soccer ball was painted by Baton Rouge artist Sandy Parfait. It is on display at the Raising Canes on Perkins Road.
Advocate photo by Robin Miller -- This soccer ball was painted by Baton Rouge artist Sandy Parfait. It is on display at the Raising Canes on Perkins Road.

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge has partnered with the Louisiana Office of Tourism, Visit Baton Rouge! and the Baton Rouge Soccer Association to present “Get a Kick Out of Art.”

The Arts Council enlisted area artists to paint Louisiana- and soccer-inspired themes on 23 soccer balls, which are on display at participating area restaurants. Register to win a ball at the restaurants.

This project is in support of the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships held at BREC’s Burbank Soccer Complex. Winners will be drawn on Monday, June 30.

Only one entry per person, per visit.

Participating locations are BJ’s Brewhouse, Mall of Louisiana; Brewbachers, 8415 Bluebonnet Blvd.; Buffalo Wild Wings, 7524 Bluebonnet Blvd.; Capital City Grill, 100 Lafayette St.; City Pork Deli, 2363 Hollydale; Dunkin Donuts, 9837 Bluebonnet Blvd.; George’s, 8905 Highland Road; Jason’s Deli, 6725 Siegen Lane; Leroy’s, 4001 Nicholson Drive; McAlister’s, 6808 Siegen Lane and 7242 Perkins Road; Mestizo’s, 2323 S. Acadian Thruway; NY Bagels, 257 Lee Drive; Raising Cane’s, 10020 Perkins Road, 5211 Corporate Blvd., and 2525 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Sammy’s Grill, 8635 Highland Road; Schlittz & Giggles Pizza, 2355 Ferndale Ave.; TJ Ribs, 2324 S. Acadian Thruway and 6330 Siegen Lane; and VooDoo BBQ, 10000 Perkins Rowe and 3347 Nicholson Drive.

For more information, call (225) 344-8558 or visit artsbr.org.