The Week In Arts for Feb. 3

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A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, FEB. 3

  • SALVAGE SUNDAY: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fatoush Restaurant, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Artists bring discarded materials back to life. See artists and craftspeople while enjoying an exotic belly dancing brunch. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.
  • FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. 2 p.m., Gallery Talk. LSU MOA curatorial assistant Lauren Barnett will talk about how artists reveal intimate and personal moments in their works. Includes walk-through of the Peter Shire exhibition. Free admission.
  • FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Free admission to the galleries and reduced admission for planetarium shows.
  • PETER SHIRE RECEPTION: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., LSU Union Art Gallery, Second Floor, LSU Student Union. Peter Shire: A World of Geometrics. http://www.lsu.edu/union.
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Sign language-interpreted performance. Individuals, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.
  • GREASE, SCHOOL EDITION: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Edited version suitable for younger audiences. $15. (504) 461-9475.
  • CHEMOROCKET: 3 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance by the faculty and student ensemble. $10, general admission; $5, students. (225) 578-3261.

MONDAY, FEB. 4

  • SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by the vocal group. (225) 344-0334 or http://manshiptheatre.org.

TUESDAY, FEB. 5

  • DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. A viewing of Taking a Seat for Justice: The 1960 Baton Rouge Sit-ins. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. (225) 673-8699. Free.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6

  • AUDITIONS FOR GYPSY AND SPAMALOT: 6:30 p.m., Rivertown Theaters, 325 Minor St., Kenner. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.RivertownTheaters.com. Opening reception: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Opening of Betts, Goodell, Schmidt exhibition. (225) 383-1470.

THURSDAY, FEB. 7

  • LSU CHAMBER SINGERS: 5:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. $10, general admission; $5, students. (225) 578-3261.
  • LITTLE RHODY AND THE OTHER 49: 6 p.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. Presentation about the states, especially Rhode Island, by Roberta Humble. (225) 922-2015.
  • ALVIN BATISTE PAINTING DEMONSTRATION: 6:30 p.m., Galvez Branch Library, 40300 La. 41, Prairieville. (985) 622-3339
  • RIVER CITY JAZZ MASTERS SERIES: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by the James Carter Organ Trio. $25-$45. (225) 344-0334 or http://manshiptheatre.org.
  • LORAINE SIMS FACULTY VOCAL RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance of English and American art songs of the 20th and 21st centuries. $10, general admission; $5, students. (225) 578-3261.
  • FAIRY TALES: 7:30 p.m., SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. An SLU Opera/Music Theatre Workshop production. $21, adults; $16, seniors, SLU faculty, staff and non-SLU students; $4, children 12 and younger; free, SLU students. (985) 543-4366 or http://www.columbiatheatre.org

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

  • FAIRY TALES: 7:30 p.m., SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. An SLU Opera/Music Theatre Workshop production. $21, adults; $16, seniors, SLU faculty, staff and non-SLU students; $4, children 12 and younger; free, SLU students. (985) 543-4366 or http://www.columbiatheatre.org

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

  • THE OLD SETTLER: 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. The first production in UpStage Theatre Company’s 2013 season. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz