The Week In Arts for Feb. 17-23

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, FEB. 17

  • THE WAR OF 1812 LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville. See the Age of Napoleon come to life through volunteers in reproduction uniforms and clothing. Cannon firing drills, black powder musket drills and camp life talks. $4, adults; free, children and seniors. (225) 635-3739.
  • 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.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 3 p.m, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.
  • THE FULL MONTY: 3 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. A Jefferson Performing Arts Society musical production. $30, adults; $27, seniors and military; $20, students. (504) 885-2000.
  • DANCE RHYTHMS: 3:30 p.m., East Bayou Baptist Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. Performance by the Lafayette Concert Band of dance music from different parts of the globe. $10. (337) 989-1279.
  • 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.

TUESDAY, FEB. 19

  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SUNJATA KAMALENYA: 7 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St. Lafayette. Part of the Fugro Chance Family Performance Series. A new, completely interactive production. (337) 233-7060.
  • 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

  • THE ENSLAVED LIFE AT ROSEDOWN: 11 a.m, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. $10, adults; $8, seniors; $4, students; free, children ages 5 and younger. (888) 376-1867 or http://www.lastateparks.com.
  • 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.
  • SUNJATA KAMALENYA: 7 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St. Lafayette. Part of the Fugro Chance Family Performance Series. A new, completely interactive production. (337) 233-7060.
  • 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.
  • THE FULL MONTY: 7:30 p.m., SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. A Jefferson Performing Arts Society musical production. $32-$40. (985) 543-4366.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 8 p.m. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.

FRIDAY, FEB. 22

  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 7 p.m. Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.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.
  • RECITAL HALL SERIES: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. With trumpeters Tom Siders and Brian Shaw. $10, general public; $5, students. (225) 578-3941 or http://www.music.lsu.edu.
  • ST. MICHAEL’S HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE: 7:30 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. (225) 936-6509 or (225) 638-6049.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 8 p.m. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

  • SHAMROCKS AND CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mansurs on the Bouelvard, 5720 Corporate Blvd. Entertainment, awards. Presented by the Baton Rouge Irish Club. $30, general admission; $25, club members in good standing. (225) 924-6437 or (225) 978-0105.
  • LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Reilly Theatre, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or http://www.playmakersbr.org.
  • A RAISIN IN THE SUN: 2 p.m. and 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.
  • THE FULL MONTY: 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. A Jefferson Performing Arts Society musical production. $30, adults; $27, seniors and military; $20, students. (504) 885-2000.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 8 p.m. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.

News Features staff