Arts calendar

Here’s what’s happening this week in area arts:

■ TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR THE BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S CONCERTS, “LOUISIANA GOSPEL TRADITION” AT 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, and its Masterworks I concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, featuring pianist Colton Peltier. Both concerts will be in the Baton Rouge River Center Theater for the Performing Arts, 275 St. Louis St. For tickets, call (225) 383-0500 or visit

■ 5 p.m. Wednesday, artist Lesley Dill will present the lecture, “We Are Animals of Lagniappe” in the LSU College of Design auditorium, room 103. A reception will follow at 7 p.m. in the LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., where Dill’s exhibit, “I Gave My Whole Life to Words,” runs through Jan. 19. Admission is free. For more information, email Kitty Pheney,

■ 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 13, UpStage Theatre will present encore performances of Harold Ellis Clark’s “Fishers of Men,” at the theater, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. Tickets are $15. For tickets or information, call (225) 924-3774 or

■ The Centenary College Choir will perform at 11 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church. For information, call (318) 869-5715 or visit

■ Tickets are on sale for the Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s 28th annual gala, “A Bold Expression,” set for 7 p.m. Oct. 18, at the museum, 100 S. River Road. Tickets are $100 for museum members and $150 for nonmembers. For tickets, call (225) 344-5272, ext. 151, or visit

■ TICKETS ARE ON SALE FOR THE LSU SYMPHONIC WINDS CONCERT AT 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the LSU Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Drive on campus, and the LSU Opera’s performances of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2 in the Claude L. Shaver Theatre, Dalrymple Drive on campus. For tickets, call (225) 578-5128 or visit

■ The St. Tammany Art Association’s Fall for Art is set for 6-9 p.m. Saturday in downtown Covington.

For more information, call (985) 892-8650 or visit