The Week In Arts for April 21-27

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

SUNDAY IN THE PARK: noon-2 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Performance by the Mulligan Brothers. Free.

RUNNELS SPRING ART SHOW: 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Runnels Gym, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Music, refreshments and more than 1,000 original works of art created by students. Free. (225) 751-2192.

LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA: 2 p.m., School of Music Recital Hall, Darlymple Drive, LSU. $15. http://louisianasinfonietta.org.

ALL THE KING’S MEN: 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

LAB SHOW SIX: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 2 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Communication and Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 2 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

RAPUNZEL: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 2 p.m., Lupin Theatre, Dixon Annex, Tulane University, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.

IMPRESSIONS DE PELLEAS: 3 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, LSU. Performance by LSU Opera. $20, public admission; $15, faculty/staff/seniors (65+); $12, LSU students (with I.D.). http://music.lsu.edu.

A MUSICAL ZOO: 3 p.m., BREC’s Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by the Baton Rouge Concert Band. Free. (225) 216-0660.

AUDITIONS FOR AVENUE Q: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. By appointment only. (225) 924-6496 or http://.www.brlt.org.

LOYOLA JAZZ BAND CONCERT: 3 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. (504) 865-2167.

SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT LAKE LAWN METAIRIE — A CONCERT SERIES: 3 p.m., East Chapel, Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., Metairie. Reception to follow. Featuring John Rankin and Tom Fischer playing the music of Gershwin, Berlin, Porter and more. (504) 486-6331. http://lakelawnmetairie.com.

WOLFBOY: 6 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.

‘8’: 7 p.m., Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe St., New Orleans. Staged reading of the play by Dustin Lance Black. $15-$50. http://www.forumforequality.org.

A CONCERT OF SACRED LOVE SONGS AND WEDDING MUSIC: 7 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor National Shrine, 2635 State St., New Orleans. Attendees will have the opportunity to make contact with musicians, receive planning tips and resources and hear possible music selections for their ceremony. Free. Donation will be collected for the Our Lady of Prompt Succor National Shrine Restoration Fund. (504) 599-8637.

LOCKDOWN: 7:30 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. An original play that explores the impact of education reform in New Orleans post-Katrina. $15; $10, students. http://www.junebugproductions.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

PINTS & PLAYS: 7:30 p.m., The Rusty Nail, 1100 Constance St., New Orleans. A reading of Permanent Collection by Tom Gibbons. Free. http://www.southernrep.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Communication and Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

UL LAFAYETTE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Angelle Hall Auditorium, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus. Featuring student soloists and guest composer Stephen Dankner. Free.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

SWING IN THE OAKS WITH THE LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 6 p.m., City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Performance by the Marine Corps Band and the LPO. No flags, umbrellas or tents. Food will be available for purchase. Free. http://neworleanscitypark.com.

JAZZ @ THE SANDBAR: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sandbar at The Cove, Founders Road, New Orleans. Sponsored by the University of New Orleans. Featuring pianist Butch Thompson. $5. (504) 280-6039.

ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

6X6 NEW PLAY SLAM: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A Southern Rep production. A group of local playwrights write 10 minute plays with a new theme each month. April’s theme is “babies.” $10. http://www.southernrep.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Pre-Jazz Fest concert on the outdoor Robert B. Haspel Stage, featuring the New Birth Brass Band, Alex McMurry, Paul Sanchez & The Rolling Road Show, and the Creole String Beans. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark.com.

OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Betty Winn and One A-Chord. (504) 539-9600.

HERITAGE LECTURE: 6 p.m., refreshments; 6:30 p.m., lecture, Old Governor’s Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Mary Ann Sternberg will share insights on the River Road. (225) 387-2464

PIANIST HRISTO BIRBOCHUKOV IN CONCERT: 7 p.m., Nims Black Box Theatre, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Free. (504) 940-2900 or http://www.NOCCAInstitute.com

P.S. 425: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ collaborative work with the LSU School of Art and artist Peter Shire. Also the dance company’s finale performance for the 2012-13 season. $25; students with an ID, $15. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

FRIDAY FILM SERIES: 7 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Screening of The Horse Soldiers, presented by the Pointe Coupee Historical Society. Free. Popcorn and soft drinks will be available for purchase. (225) 240-3421 or (225) 718-6706.

ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

BEETHOVEN’S SYMPHONY NO. 9: 7:30 p..m., LSU Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Drive on campus. The sixth concert in the LSU Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-13 Beethoven Festival and featuring the LSU Choral Ensemble. $20, general admission; $17, seniors, faculty and staff; $12, LSU students with ID. (225) 578-5128 or http://www.music.lsu.edu.

LOYOLA BALLET PERFORMANCE: 8 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex, Loyola University, New Orleans. $12, general admission; and $8, all students, seniors, children and Loyola faculty and staff. (504) 865-2074 or http://www.montage.loyno.edu

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

LSU THEATRE DANCE CONCERT 2013: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. $18, adults; $15, seniors, faculty and staff; and $12, all students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

BEER TASTING/CRAWFISH BOIL: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Fire Museum in the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge building, 427 Laurel St. Fundraiser to restore and refurbish the Robert A. Bogan Fire Museum and assist Muscular Dystrophy patient Natalie Fontenot, the 5-year-old daughter of a Eunice fireman. Also, live music and silent auction. $35. (225) 892-6891 or atmk7456@yahoo.com.

ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

LOYOLA BALLET PERFORMANCE: 8 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex, Loyola University, New Orleans. $12, general admission; and $8, all students, seniors, children and Loyola faculty and staff. (504) 865-2074 or http://www.montage.loyno.edu.

News Features staff