Baton Rouge calendar for Feb. 15, 2013

Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWERDirector David Torns leads the Louisiana Youth Orchestra in a rehearsal. The orchestra, as well as the Louisiana Junior Youth Orchestra, Louisiana Junior String Ensemble and the Louisiana Youth Orchestra Percussion Ensemble, will present a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion at Baton Rouge Community College. The concert is free. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by LIBBY ISENHOWERDirector David Torns leads the Louisiana Youth Orchestra in a rehearsal. The orchestra, as well as the Louisiana Junior Youth Orchestra, Louisiana Junior String Ensemble and the Louisiana Youth Orchestra Percussion Ensemble, will present a concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion at Baton Rouge Community College. The concert is free.

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, FEB. 15

  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Pet adoptions and fostering. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LENTEN GUMBO LUNCHES: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, Bishops Hall, corner of Florida and North Fourth streets. Shrimp or chicken and sausage gumbo with sensation salad, bread and dessert. Dine-in customers can enjoy water, tea or coffee with their meal. Drive-thru pickup of boxed lunches is also available. A la carte items for heat-and-eat meals can be ordered by calling on Friday mornings between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. for car delivery in the Fourth Street pick-up lane. Proceeds benefit Episcopal Church Women’s outreach projects. (225) 387-5141.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillard’s). Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877.
  • THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. An LSU Lab Theatre production. $10, only at the door. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • THE TRAVELIN’ MCCOURY’S: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SATURDAY, FEB. 16

  • SUMMER PRODUCTION DANCE AUDITIONS: 9 a.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Dancers needed for Lenore’Kamere Dance Company’s “Evolution of Dance: Dancing through the Decades.” Dancers must make up a 60 second solo routine (bring music on a CD or iPod). If chosen to continue, dancers must learn and perform three audition pieces taught by two of the company’s choreographers. http://lenorekamere.webs.com.
  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.
  • MY LIFE AND TIMES AS A RESIDENT OF THE OLD STATE CAPITOL: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Talk by Betty Toepfler. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Genealogical and Historical Society. Free. http://batonrougegenealogy.org or (225) 924-8921.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Airline Petsmart, 8660 Airline Highway. http://www.caaws.org.
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. http://www.caaws.org.
  • MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Adalié Brent Auditorium, Louisiana Art & Science Museum. Entertaining, interactive program for young children and families. Free for LASM members and is included in the general price of admission for nonmembers. http://www.lasm.org.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: noon-3 p.m., Mall of Louisiana across from Bravo restaurant. Dogs, T-shirts and World’s Finest chocolate. http://lfldr.com.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. Pitties & Kitties adoption event, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the Pit Stop Rescue & Cat Haven, Neighborhood Pet Market, 12871 Perkins Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: noon-6 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). Noon-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • UNCOVERING AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY: 2 p.m., River Center Branch Library, 120 St. Louis St. Check out the tools the library has to offer to help you in your research for Black History Month. (225) 389-4959.
  • LOUISIANA YOUTH ORCHESTRAS CONCERT: 3 p.m., Magnolia Arts Pavilion, 201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge Community College. Free.
  • PUBLIC STAR PARTY: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Landolt Astronomical Observatory, roof of Nicholson Hall, LSU. Partipants will view the first quarter moon along with Jupiter and its four Galilean moons. Make-up date at the same time the next night. http://ww.phys.lsu.edu or (225) 578-2261.
  • SAFARI NIGHT: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 a.m. the next morning, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Walking tours, hands-on activities, animal encounters. Designed for groups; 15-person minimum. Pre-registration required. (225) 775-3877.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. An LSU Lab Theatre production. $10, only at the door. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SUNDAY, FEB. 17

  • FUN AT THE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 5905 Florida Blvd. Kajun Corner, NFL sports and gifts, plant shop, Nita’s Pralines, Deep South furniture, and café.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Pet adoptions and fostering. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). 1-4 p.m., Petsmart, Millerville Road. Have a Heart, Save a Life! Adoption fees on all cats half price. http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 2 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • THE OLD SETTLER: 3 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.
  • PIANO CONCERT: 5 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Performance by Chao-I Chou of Taiwan. Free. http://music.lsu.edu.
  • SOUL’D OUT SUNDAY: 7 p.m., Gallery Bohemia, 3774 Government St. Featuring Marcel P. Black. $5. http://gallerybohemia.com.

MONDAY, FEB. 18

  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.

TUESDAY, FEB. 19

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • TEEN GAME DAY: 3:30 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker. Teens will play their favorite Xbox games. Light refreshments will be served. (225) 778-5960.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20

  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LOOKING AT LATE BLOOMERS: 5 p.m., Hill Memorial Library, LSU campus. Gallery talk and reception to close out the exhibit Late Bloomers, featuring work by Margaret Stones. Free. (225) 578-6522.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor by Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • BLACK CONFEDERATES: 6 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. A presentation about black Southerners in Confederate armies by Charles Kelly Barrow. Free. http://www.atchafalaya.org or (225) 342-5428.
  • BIG BUDDY BURGER BASH: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Catholic High School, 855 Hearthstone St. Burger with all the fixin’s, chips, ice cream and soft drink. $10. Entertainment will be provided by local schools. To go orders will be ready for pick-up beginning at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Big Buddy Scholarship program. Burgers may be ordered in advance at http://www.bigbuddyprogram.org or (225) 388-9737.
  • PIANO CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance by Uriel Tshachor. $10, general admission; $5, students. http://music.lsu.edu or (225) 578-3941.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

THURSDAY, FEB. 21

  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. Have a Heart, Save a Life! All cats and kittens half price. http://www.caabr.org.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • PROJECT PURR CAT ADOPTIONS: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Mall of Louisiana (second floor near Dillards). http://www.projectpurrbr.org.
  • HERITAGE LECTURE — CLEMENTINE HUNTER — HER LIFE AND ART: 6 p.m., refreshments; 6:30 p.m., presentation, Old Governor’s Mansion, North Boulevard. Lecture and book signing by Tom Whitehead and Art Shiver. (225) 387-2464.
  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 7 p.m. Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. Pay-what-you-can night. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.org.
  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. $18, adults; $15, senior citizens and LSU faculty and staff; $12, students. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts. Pre-concert conversation with Maestro Timothy Muffitt before the performance at 6:30 p.m. $25-$55. (225) 383-0500, ext. 100 or http://www.brso.org.
  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN: 7:30 p.m., Magnolia Arts Pavilion, 201 Community College Drive, Baton Rouge Community College. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576 or http://www.newventuretheatre.org.

OUTDOORS

  • BRAMBA (BATON ROUGE AREA MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION): http://www.bramba.org.
  • BATON ROUGE TRIKKE CLUB: http://www.brtrikke.com, email brtrikke@cox.net.
  • BATON ROUGE AUDUBON SOCIETY: Robert McLaughlin, (225) 926-2223 (call between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.).
  • BAYOU HAYSTACKERS PADDLING CLUB: (225) 387-3717 or http://www.bayouhaystackers.com.
  • BATON ROUGE BIKE CLUB: (225) 963-8616 or http://www.batonrougebikeclub.com. Call for details or go to the website for weekend ride information.
  • BATON ROUGE HASH HOUSE HARRIERS: (225) 603-8467. Call for details of special events.
  • BURDEN CENTER: (225) 763-3990, 5460 Essen Lane. Urban hiking. Two miles of hiking, walking trails.

ONGOING

  • ART GUMBO CENTER: 1835 N. Magnolia St., Gonzales, (225) 644-6131. Open noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Gumbo Center is a program of the River Region Art Association.
  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Works by Judi Betts, Rosemary Goodell and Steve Schmidt, through Thursday, Feb. 28. (225) 383-1470.
  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Spirit of Mardi Gras show with particular emphasis on the Spanish Town Parade mascot, the pink flamingo, through Thursday, Feb. 28. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. (225) 924-6437 or http://www.elizabethangallery.com.
  • THE ENCHANTED MANSION, A DOLL MUSEUM: 190 Lee Drive, (225) 769-0005. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Black History Month exhibit through March. 9. Adults, $4.50; seniors, $3.50; children, $2; children under 2, free. http://www.enchantedmansion.org.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Louisiana: Through the Years, a display of vintage festival posters and Louisiana prints, through Wednesday, Feb. 20. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
  • INDEPENDENCE PARK THEATRE: 7800 Independence Blvd. Interpret this Photo, Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild members show, until March 14. (225) 216-0660.
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM & IRENE PENNINGTON PLANETARIUM: Exhibits: On the Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photography, Gloriously Colorful Kodaks: Vintage Cameras from the Greg Milneck Collection and Animal Fair: Photographs from the LASM Collection. Planetarium shows: Life of Trees, The Little Prince, Digital Universe and We are Aliens!, through June 30; v isual music shows: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome . For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.
  • LOUISIANA VETERANS HALL OF HONOR: permanent exhibit, USS Kidd, River Road downtown. Dedicated to service men and women who have had outstanding military careers. Each person is a Louisiana native. (225) 342-1942.
  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Louisiana’s Artist: Clementine Hunter, through March 31. Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe, through April 7. Practically Absurd: the Art and Design of Peter Shire, through April 14. $5; free, students and children 12 and younger. Free admission, fifth floor, on first Sunday of month.
  • LSU SCHOOL OF ART GLASSELL GALLERY: First floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Peter Shire: Serious Fun, through March 24. http://www.glassellgallery.org or (225) 389-7180.
  • LSU UNION ART GALLERY: Second floor, LSU Student Union. Peter Shire: A World of Geometrics, through Sunday, Feb. 24. http://www.lsu.edu/union or (225) 578-5162.
  • LOUIS DEANGELO GALLERY: 16645 Highland Road, Suite F., (225) 250-7750. Featuring work by local abstract artist Lou Deangelo and showcasing work by more than a dozen regional artists in various media. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays.
  • MANSHIP THEATRE GALLERY: 100 Lafayette St. Ann Connelly Fine Art presents Louisiana Landscapes, work by Lisa Di Stefano, Jill Hackney and George Marks.
  • ­WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Color in Freedom: Journey along the Underground Railroad, etchings and drawings by Joseph Holston, through March 24. Adults, $4; students and seniors, $2; West Baton Rouge Parish residents and West Baton Rouge Historical Association members, free.

SINGLES EVENTS

  • BATON ROUGE SINGLES: Visit http://www.meetup.com/Singles-Group-of-Baton-Rouge/ for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 8 p.m. Friday Feb. 15, dancing at the American Legion Hall, 151 S. Wooddale; 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, supper at Monjuni’s, 711 Jefferson Highway; 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, dinner in the gym followed by volleyball at 7:30 p.m.
  • LOCK AND KEY: http://www.lockandkeyevents.com.
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: 8 p.m.-midnight, open dance at St. Luke’s Family Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Music by Jake & the Nifty 50’s. Dressy casual. Smoke free. Setups, snack and door prizes. $15. (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174.
  • TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.