Culturally Speaking for March 31

Photo provided by St.Tammany Art AsssociationEntries are being sought for the St. Tammany Art Association’s 48th National Juried Artists Exhibition. The 2012 Best of Show winning piece, 'By Your Sword You Shall Live, and Your Brother You Shall Serve,' is by Jaclyn Warren, Show caption
Photo provided by St.Tammany Art AsssociationEntries are being sought for the St. Tammany Art Association’s 48th National Juried Artists Exhibition. The 2012 Best of Show winning piece, 'By Your Sword You Shall Live, and Your Brother You Shall Serve,' is by Jaclyn Warren,

LSU Museum of Art has full slate of events set for April

The LSU Museum of Art in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., has scheduled several events in April:

  • Through Sunday, April 7, the installation, Cascade of Color: Gabriel Dawe.
  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, April 7, Free First Sunday. Admission is free.
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, April 7, the program, “Discover the Collection: Decorative Arts.” Admission is free.
  • 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, the program, “Saturday Arts for Families: Take a Seat.” Admission is free.
  • Through Sunday, April 14, the exhibit, Practically Absurd: Art and Design by Peter Shire.
  • Through Sunday, July 28, the exhibit, Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron.

For more information, call (225) 389-7200.

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http://www.lsumoa.org

Of Moving Colors tickets

Tickets are on sale for Of Moving Colors’ production, P.S. 425, the company’s collaboration with artist Peter Shire and LSU, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Tickets are $10-$35. For tickets, call (225) 344-0334 or visit the website.

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http://www.manshiptheatre.org

Colin and Brad tickets

Tickets are on sale for “Colin and Brad: Two Man Group,” set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the LSU Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Drive on campus. The show has been rescheduled from its original run date on Thursday, April 18. Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood were cast members on ABC television’s Whose Line Is It Anyway? Tickets are $36-$44 and $10 for LSU students with a valid ID. For tickets or more information, call (225) 578-5128 or visit the website.

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http://www.uniontheater.lsu.edu

Markham tickets

Tickets are on sale for Theatre Baton Rouge’s production of Move Over Mrs. Markham, which opens Friday, May 3, and runs Thursdays through Sundays through Sunday, May 19, on the main stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $24, individual; $19, subscribers; $20, groups of 10 or more; and $12, students. For tickets or more information, call (225) 924-6496 or visit the website.

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http://www.brlt.org

Theater classes set

Registration is open for upcoming classes at Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd.:

  • Saturdays, April 6-May 11, “Folksongs & Folktales,” for ages 5-8.
  • Saturdays, April 6-May 11, “Creating a Character,” for ages 9-12.
  • Saturdays, April 6-May 11, “Voice for Kids,” for ages 9-14.
  • Mondays, April 8-May 13, “Voice for Adults,” for ages 18 and older.
  • Wednesdays, April 10-May 15, “Intermediate Acting for Teens ... Make ’em Laugh,” for ages 13-18.
  • Wednesdays, April 10-May 15, “Acting for the Fun of it,” for ages 55 and older.
  • Thursdays, April 11-May 16, “Adult Acting,” for ages 18 and older.

To register or for more information, call (225) 924-6496 or visit the website.

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http://www.brlt.org

At the Manship

Several events are planned at the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. this month:

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, Riders in the Sky. Tickets are $60.
  • 8 p.m. Friday, April 5, The Hit Men. Tickets are $40-$55.
  • 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, Tiempo Libre. Tickets are $50-$65.
  • 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, “Garrison Keillor: A Brand New Retrospective.” Tickets are $150 for the show and $250 for the show and reception.

For tickets or more information, call (225) 344-0334 or visit the website.

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http://www.manshiptheatre.org

Dunham’s Les Miserables

Tickets are on sale for the Dunham School’s production of the musical, Les Miserables, School Edition, set for 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 11-13, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Brown-Holt Chapel Arts Center on the Dunham campus, 11111 Roy Emerson Drive. The production features an 82-member cast of students in pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade. Tickets are $15, adults; and $12, students. For tickets, visit the website.

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Spring Sing tickets

The Spring Sing is set for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the LSU AgCenter’s Windrush Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Gates open at 4 p.m., and the show features the Dunham School Jazz Band, Ben Bell and the Stardust Boys, Richard Williams and Dana Lux and LSU’s Musical Theater students under the direction of Terry Patrick Harris. Food also will be available. All proceeds will benefit the Burden Horticulture Society. Tickets are $15, adults; and $5, children ages 4-12. Children age 3 and younger are admitted free. For tickets or more information, call (225) 763-3990.

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Photography workshop

Registration is open for “The Art of Seeing Creatively,” an interactive photography workshop presented by The Tripod, Dede Lusk, Beverly Coates and Toni Goss, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Burden Botanical Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. The $55 fee includes lunch. To register, call (225) 763-8990 or visit the website.

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http://www.burdenhorticulturesociety.com

Concert postponed

The River City Jazz Masters performances of the Monterey Jazz Festival tour have been postponed. The performances originally were set for March 5 at the Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. A new performance date will be announced later. Ticketholders should retain their tickets. Tickets are still available for $25-$45. For tickets, call (225) 344-0334 or visit the website.

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http://www.manshiptheatre.org

At LASM

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S., has scheduled several events in April:

  • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, LASM NanoDay, a nationwide festival celebrating the science of ultra-small matter.
  • 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, LASM First Sunday & First Sunday ARTalk with Greg Milneck. Admission is free.
  • 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday, April 19, opening reception for the exhibit, Rhythm & Improvisation: John T. Scott & His Legacy. The show runs through Sunday, July 14.
  • 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 20, National Astronomy Day.
  • 10:15 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Saturdays, April 13 and 27; 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sundays, April 14 and 28, Kids’ Lab: Creating Fun with Chemistry.

For more information, call (225) 344-5272.

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http://www.lasm.org

In West Baton Rouge

Registration is open for the West Baton Rouge Museum’s 18th annual Blast from the Past History Camp, set for Mondays through Fridays, June 17-21 and June 24-28, at the museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Children ages 6-12 will explore science, technology, history and treasure hunting in celebration of the museum’s showing of the national traveling exhibit, The Hunt for Treasure. Space is limited, and paid registration is required. The registration fee is $65 for West Baton Rouge Parish residents and members of the West Baton Rouge Historical Association, and $75 for all others. To register or for more information, call (225) 335-2422, ext. 15, or visit the website.

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http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com

Call for volunteers

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is looking for volunteers for FestForAll, set for Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7. Volunteers are needed for artist hospitality, Coke booth, Budweiser booth (must be 21 or older), souvenir booth and information booth. To sign up or for more information, call (225) 344-8558.

At Rosedown

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville, will continue its series of “Garden Tour Fridays” at 10 a.m. Friday, April 5. Also, Rosedown will celebrate National Tartan Day on Saturday, April 6. Site hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10, adults ages 18-61; $8, seniors age 62 and older; and $4 for students ages 6-17. Children age 5 and younger are admitted free. Admission for only the garden is $5 for age 18 and older. For more information, call (888) 376-1867 or (225) 635-3110.

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http://www.LaStateParks.com

Call for entries

The deadline is Tuesday, April 30, for entries to the St. Tammany Art Association’s 48th National Juried Artists Exhibition, which opens Saturday, July 13, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 10, at the association’s Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. For requirements, a prospectus and entry form or more information, email summershowentry@gmail.com or visit the website.

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http://www.sttammanyartassociation.org

Call for student artists

The deadline is Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, for submissions of artwork to the St. Tammany Art Association’s Real-Life Juried Art Exhibition for junior high and high school students, ages 13-19. The show will open Saturday, May 18, and run through Friday, May 31, in the association’s Art House, 320 N. Columbia St., Covington. For requirements, entry forms or more information, call (985) 892-8650, email info@sttammanyartassociation.org or visit the website.

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Summer music registration

Registration is under way for the Southeastern Louisiana University Community Music School’s “Summer Music Celebration 2013,” a series of summer programs for young musicians. Musicians in the fifth through eighth grades have until May 1 to register for the middle school band camp, set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 8-12, at the Pottle Music Building on SLU’s main campus in Hammond. Tuition is $225 and includes lunch daily. Also, registration is open for piano duet, chamber music and guitar workshops, set for 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday, July 15-19. Wednesday, May 15, is the deadline for the piano duet workshop, while Saturday, June 15, is the final day to sign up for the guitar and chamber music workshops. Tuition is $170 per workshop. The school also will offer private instrumental and vocal lessons from Monday, June 10, through Thursday, July 25. Call (985) 549-5502 or visit the website.

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Exhibition at SLU

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Visual Arts Juried Student Exhibition runs through Thursday, April 11, at the university’s Contemporary Art Gallery in East Stadium on campus in Hammond. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays. Admission is free. For more information, call (985) 549-5080.

Theater festival set

Registration is open for theater groups who want to participate in the Region VI AACTFest 13, set for Thursday through Sunday, April 18-21, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. The festival will feature community theater productions from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. For requirements, to register or for more information, call (337) 233-7060 or email Kate@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org.

At Walter Anderson

Tickets are on sale for the Walter Anderson Museum of Art’s annual gala set for 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the museum, 510 Washington Ave., Ocean Springs, Miss. Also, registration is open for the museum’s summer camp. For tickets or to register, call (228) 872-3164 or visit the website.

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http://www.walterandersonmuseum.org

At NOMA

The exhibit, Inventing the Modern World, will open with a reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Drive, City Park, New Orleans.

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http://www.noma.org

Pailet to speak

Photographer Joshua Mann Pailet will give an artist’s perspective at 6 p.m. Friday, April 5, at A Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres St., New Orleans. For more information, call (504) 568-1313 or email joshuamann@att.net.

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http://www.agallery.com

At Jonathan Ferrara

The exhibit, Goddesses and Monsters, featuring new work by Monica Zeringue, opens Monday, April 1, at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400a Julia St., New Orleans. A reception is set for 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, April 6, and the show will run through Tuesday, April 23. For more information, call (504) 522-5471 or email info@jonathanferraragallery.com.

At the WWII Museum

The National World War II museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, has scheduled several events this week:

  • 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 3, White Glove Wednesdays.
  • Noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, Lunchbox Lecture. Collin Makamson presents “Conscientious Objectors and Draft Resistance in the United States.”
  • 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, symposium. Guenter Bischof presents “The Lynching of Allied POWs in World War II,” Stage Door Canteen.
  • Noon-1 p.m. Friday, April 5, Lagniappe Lecture. Jerry Hofwolt presents “Searching for Submarines Lost during World War II.”
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, Victory Corps Saturday.

For more information, call (504) 528-1944 or email info@nationalww2museum.org.

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http://www.nationalww2museum.org

At Southern Rep

Southern Repertory Theatre will host its third annual fundraiser, “Work Hard Play Hard” from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Il Posto Cafe, 4607 Dryades St., New Orleans. Proceeds will help fund the theater’s 3X3: The One Acts. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door.

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http://www.southernrep.com

At the Ogden Museum

Sunday, March 31, is the final day to see the exhibit Well-Suited: The Costumes of Alonzo Wilson for HBO’s Treme at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Also, Delfeayo Marsalis will be the featured musician at Ogden After Hours, set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4. Interior designer Miles Redd will give a talk and book signing from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, and tickets are on sale for “Sippin’ in Seersucker,” set for 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, May 10. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays; and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays. Call (504) 539-9600.

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http://www.ogdenmuseum.org