Baton Rouge calendar for March 15, 2013

Photo provided by SANDRA ALLEMANThe band Phat Hat, which has released a song and video for Red Stick Revelry, will perform starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday downtown. Show caption
Photo provided by SANDRA ALLEMANThe band Phat Hat, which has released a song and video for Red Stick Revelry, will perform starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday downtown.

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, MARCH 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.
  • FISH FRY FUNDRAISER: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Harrel Building, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. Fried filet catfish, potato salad, green beans, roll and cake. Deliveries available for orders of six or more. Proceeds benefit Mirror of Grace Outreach and Seek His Holy Face. $7. (225) 573-2667 or (225) 300-4528.
  • LOUISIANA SPORTSMAN SHOW & FESTIVAL: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Outdoor and boat show and activities for the whole family. $10 per day; $15, three-day pass. http://www.louisianasportsmanshow.com.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. Pet adoptions and fostering. 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.
  • DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS: noon-9 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. http://www.discoverthedinosaurs.com.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.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.
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 6 p.m., Baptist Collegiate Ministry Center, 3800 Highland Road. Dinner show. Proceeds benefit students doing mission work around the globe. $20.
  • THE IDEAS OF ART: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Frameworks Gallery, 8501 Highland Road. Opening reception for the exhibit featuring Billie Bourgeois, Michael Secor and Carol Ordogne. The exhibit will remain on view through April 15. (225) 769-0582.
  • FROM BELIZAIRE TO BEASTS — LOUISIANA FOLKLIFE AND FILMMAKING: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Dalton J. Woods Auditorium, Room 1001, Energy, Coast and Environment Building, Nicholson Drive, LSU. A conversation with filmmakers Glen Pitre and Benh Zeitlin. http://www.english.lsu.edu.
  • PAINTING AND PINOT: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., 7248 Perkins Road, Suite B. Enjoy a night of painting, food and wine. Proceeds benefit Cat Haven of Greater Baton Rouge. $35. http://paintingnpinot.com.
  • DEREK’S SONG — HERE’S TO LIFE: 7 p.m., Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, 5310 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge Community College. A program by Debbie Allen celebrating the life of Derek Gordon, late executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. $20. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • USO/SWING DANCE: 7 p.m., Old South Jamboree, 9554 Florida Blvd., Walker. $10. Part of the William W. Perkins Memorial Weekend. http://www.ww2memorialweekend.com
  • AMADEUS: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • GODSPELL JR.: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater) Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performance by Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actor’s Program. $15. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Fresh seasonal vegetables and other homegrown and homemade food for sale. (225) 267-5060.
  • WILLIAM W. PERKINS MEMORIAL WEEKEND: 9 a.m., Sidney Hutchinson Memorial Park, 13730 Ball Park Road, Walker. Events honoring those who served in World War II. Free. http://www.ww2memorialweekend.com
  • LOUISIANA SPORTSMAN SHOW & FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Outdoor and boat show and activities for the whole family. $10 per day; $15, three-day pass. http://www.louisianasportsmanshow.com.
  • DOUBLE REED DAY: 9:30 a.m., LSU School of Music, LSU. All day event for college and high school double reed players with workshops, master classes and concert. $10. (225) 578-3925.
  • EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., BREC Airline Highway Park/Fairgrounds. Also, kids’ activities and games. Free. Presented by Project Ride, a non-profit organization assisting inner city children.
  • WEARIN’ OF THE GREEN ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: 10 a.m., beginning at the corner of Hundred Oaks and South Acadian Thruway (by Catholic Life Center), taking right on Eugene, left on Terrace, then left on Perkins Road and continuing to the Perkins Road overpass. http://paradegroup.prod.kfx2.com/
  • DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. http://www.discoverthedinosaurs.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.
  • FISH FRY FUNDRAISER: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Harrel Building, 921 N. Lobdell Blvd. Fried filet catfish, potato salad, green beans, roll and cake. Deliveries available for orders of six or more. Proceeds benefit Mirror of Grace Outreach and Seek His Holy Face. $7. (225) 573-2667 or (225) 300-4528.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: noon-3 p.m., Mall of Louisiana across from H.H. Gregg. http://lfldr.com.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. 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.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m., PetSmart, Siegen Lane; noon-4 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • LET’S TALK BOOKS!: 2 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St. Teens, read “Nory Ryan’s Song” by Patricia Reilly Giff and come to discuss Ireland and this moving story while listening to Irish music. (225) 658-1870.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • DEREK’S SONG — HERE’S TO LIFE: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Community College Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, 5310 Florida Blvd. A program by Debbie Allen celebrating the life of Derek Gordon, late executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. $20. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 6 p.m., Baptist Collegiate Ministry Center, 3800 Highland Road. Dinner show. Proceeds benefit students doing mission work around the globe. $20.
  • 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.
  • AMADEUS: 7 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • PUBLIC STAR PARTY: 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Landolt Astronomical Observatory, Nicholson Hall, LSU. Observe the waxing crescent moon along with Jupiter and its Galilean moons. If the night is cloudy, make up is the same time on Sunday. (225) 578-2261 or http://www.phys.lsu.edu.
  • GODSPELL JR.: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater) Second Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performance by Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actor’s Program. $15. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • RISING WATER: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

  • LOUISIANA SPORTSMAN SHOW & FESTIVAL: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. Outdoor and boat show and activities for the whole family. $10 per day; $15, three-day pass. http://www.louisianasportsmanshow.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.
  • DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. http://www.discoverthedinosaurs.com.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter.http://www.caabr.org.
  • DELI FOR LUNCH: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9111 Jefferson Highway. A quarter-pound of corned beef on rye bread (tuna or egg salad sandwiches available by request), potato chips, dill pickle and homemade brownie. $9. Drive through or pick up. (225) 924-6773.
  • FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS: Noon-3 p.m., Orvis, Perkins Rowe. http://www.friendsoftheanimalsbr.org.
  • YOUTH BALLET AUDITIONS: 12:30 p.m., registration; 1 p.m., auditions, Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Intermediate level dancers ages 10-14 may audition for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” $5. (225) 766-8379.
  • LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. $15. http://louisianasinfonietta.org.
  • GODSPELL JR.: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater) Studio Theatre, 7155 Florida Blvd. Performance by Theatre Baton Rouge’s Young Actor’s Program. $15. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 2 p.m., Baptist Collegiate Ministry Center, 3800 Highland Road. Dessert show. Proceeds benefit students doing mission work around the globe. $15.
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. Sign language interpretation performance. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • RISING WATER: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. A Swine Palace production. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • AMADEUS: 2 p.m., Pasqua Theater, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. Performance by Ascension Community Theatre. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or http://www.ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • MUSIC IN THE PARK: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jambalaya Park, 1015 E. Cornerview, Gonzales. Featuring Phat Hat. Free. http://www.gonzalesla.com.
  • DEREK’S SONG-HERE’S TO LIFE: 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Community College Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, 5310 Florida Blvd. A program by Debbie Allen celebrating the life of Derek Gordon, late executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. $20. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • SOUL’D OUT SUNDAY: 7 p.m., Gallery Bohemia, 3774 Government St. Featuring Quiana Lynell. $5. http://gallerybohemia.com.
  • AUDITIONS FOR MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM: 7 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. Please be familiar with the script as the audition will consist of scene work. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

MONDAY, MARCH 18

  • MAD HATTER’S LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW: 9 a.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4728 Constitution Ave. Silent auction, door prizes, hat contest. Proceeds benefit the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. (225) 383-0500, ext. 105 or email br.symphony.league@gmail.com.
  • DELI FOR LUNCH: 10 a.m.-noon, Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9111 Jefferson Highway. A quarter-pound of corned beef on rye bread (tuna or egg salad sandwiches available by request), potato chips, dill pickle and homemade brownie. Delivery only. Free delivery to businesses for five orders or more. $9. (225) 924-6773.
  • CAT HAVEN ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m., Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. http://www.cathaven.org.
  • FIDDLER ON THE ROOF: 7 p.m., Baptist Collegiate Ministry Center, 3800 Highland Road. Proceeds benefit students doing mission work around the globe. $10; $5, students.
  • AUDITIONS FOR MOVE OVER, MRS. MARKHAM: 7 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. Please be familiar with the script as the audition will consist of scene work. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • CHRISTOPHER O’RILEY RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. $28, general admission; $19, faculty, staff and seniors; $10, students. (225) 578-6941.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

  • DELI FOR LUNCH: 10 a.m.-noon, Beth Shalom Synagogue, 9111 Jefferson Highway. A quarter-pound of corned beef on rye bread (tuna or egg salad sandwiches available by request), potato chips, dill pickle and homemade brownie. Delivery only. Free delivery to businesses for five orders or more. $9. (225) 924-6773.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. 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.
  • THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES: 6 p.m., silent auction; 7 p.m., performance, Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. All proceeds will benefit the Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response Center (STAR) services. $25, general public; $20, seniors and students. http://www.manshiptheatre.org or (225) 344-0334.
  • LSU WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater. $20, general public; $17, faculty/staff/seniors 65-plus; $12, LSU students (with ID). (225) 578-5128
  • BATON ROUGE CHORUS OF SWEET ADELINES INTERNATIONAL: 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 10925 Florida Blvd. Free preview of the regional competition show to be presented in Houston. Refreshments will be served after the show.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

  • CAJUN CLASSIC WHEELCHAIR TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Paula G. Manship YMCA, Lamar Tennis Center, 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr. (225) 939-4086.
  • 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. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. http://www.caabr.org.
  • LUNCHTIME LAGNIAPPE: noon, Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Hilda Krousel will give a lecture titled “Landmarks and Monuments of Baton Rouge.” Bring your own lunch. Free. (225) 219-0726.
  • WOMEN AND WINE ON WEDNESDAYS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Kona Grill, Perkins Rowe, Bluebonnet at Perkins. Free. http://womenwinewednesday.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

  • CAJUN CLASSIC WHEELCHAIR TOURNAMENT: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Paula G. Manship YMCA, Lamar Tennis Center, 8100 YMCA Plaza Drive. (225) 939-4086.
  • COMPANION ANIMAL ALLIANCE ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., EBR Shelter, 2680 Progress Road near the Baton Rouge Airport. March Madness! Dogs over 40 pounds half price. Includes vaccinations, microchipping, spay/neuter. 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.
  • FUN WITH FOIL EMBOSSING: 4 p.m., Zachary Branch Library, 1900 Church St. Teens and tweens will make a unique work of art by embossing and painting in foil. Supplies provided. (225) 658-1870.
  • LOOKING FUR LOVE DOG RESCUE: 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Zoe’s Kitchen, 7415 Corporate Blvd. A portion of all sales will benefit LFLDR. http://lfldr.com.
  • LEADERSHIP IN THE NEW NORMAL: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., 1882 House Chamber, Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Lecture, reception and book signing with Lt. General Russel L. Honoré. Free (225) 342-0500.
  • SHOWCASE THE SPACE SOIRÉE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Food, fun, music and door prizes. Nineteen local vendors. Tickets required. http://www.lsu.edu/lsumoa or (225) 389-7200.
  • ZFEST: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Zachary Youth Park and Zachary Community Park, 1650 Mt. Pleasant Road, Zachary. Live music, food, crafts, rides. (225) 654-6777 or http://www.zfest.us.
  • ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet Boulevard. With music by Chase Tyler. Free.
  • REVEAL THE PATH: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Screening of adventure cycling documentary. Advance tickets, $9; day of show, $13. Proceeds benefit the Baton Rouge Area Mountain Bike Association. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org or http://www.bramba.org
  • CITY OF ANGELS: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge (formerly Baton Rouge Little Theater), 7155 Florida Blvd. A jazzy Hollywood musical. $27, adults; $23, groups of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • TURN OF THE SCREW: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Darlymple Drive, LSU. Performance by LSU Opera. $30, general; $20, LSU faculty, staff and seniors; $15, students. http://music.lsu.edu or (225) 578-5128.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., River Center Theatre. Christopher O’Riley performing with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. Concert Conversation with Conductor Timothy Muffit at 6:30 p.m. $25-$55. http://www.brso.org or (225) 383-0500, ext. 100.

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.
  • ARTS COUNCIL COMMUNITY GALLERY: Second floor, 427 Laurel St. Wanderings: Recent work by the Tripod — Beverly Coates, Toni Goss and Dede Lusk, through April 19. http://www.artsbr.org or (225) 344-8558.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. The Ideas of Art , through April 15. (225) 769-0582. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.
  • 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; visual music shows: Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon and Rock the Dome . For times, visit http://www.lasm.org.
  • LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. Louisiana Watercolor Society’s Spring Member Show, through March 28. http://www.louisianawatercolorsociety.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.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1 p.m.-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. “Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron,” March 16-July 28. $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.
  • 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.
  • ­ 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/baton_rouge_singles for a full list of events.
  • BROADMOOR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH SINGLES: 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, dancing at the American Legion Hall, 151 S. Wooddale; 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, dinner in the gym followed by volleyball at 7:30 p.m.; 6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, music in the courtyard at Perkins Rowe.
  • SLIDELL CHRISTIAN SINGLES: (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174. (985) 649-4219 or (985) 285-8174. Open dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, March 16, St. Luke’s Family Center, 910 Cross Gates Blvd., Slidell. Music by Nightfall. Dressy casual. Smoke free. Setups, snacks, door prizes. $15.
  • TANGI CHRISTIAN RE-SINGLES: Meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Wesley Foundation, 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond. (225) 567-9567.