The Week In Arts for April 14-April 20

Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDAriana Wehr, left, and Dennis Jesse rehearse a scene from the LSU Opera's production of  Impressions de Pelleas at the Claude L. Shaver Theatre in LSU's Music and Dramatic Arts Building April 10. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELDAriana Wehr, left, and Dennis Jesse rehearse a scene from the LSU Opera's production of Impressions de Pelleas at the Claude L. Shaver Theatre in LSU's Music and Dramatic Arts Building April 10.

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

  • SUNDAY IN THE PARK: noon-2 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Performance by Moreland & Arbuckle. Free.
  • LES MISERABLES, SCHOOL EDITION: 2 p.m., Brown-Holt Chapel Arts Center, the Dunham School, 11111 Roy Emerson Drive. Student cast. $15, adults; $12, students. http://www.dunhamschool.org.
  • RAPUNZEL: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: 2 p.m., St. Mary’s Dominican High School, Sister Ambrose Reggio O.P. Gymnasium, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. $15, adults; $10, children 12 and younger and Dominican students. (504) 865-9401, ext. 4158.
  • MOLD: 2 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $35; $30, seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theater professionals. (504) 522-6545.
  • MADAME BUTTERFLY: 2:30 p.m. Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Presented by the New Orleans Opera Association. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.
  • RUN FOR YOUR WIFE: 3 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Comedy show by Ray Cooney. $10. (225) 216-0660 or http://www.theparktheatre.com.
  • WOMEN’S HISTORY POETRY READING: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Original poems about women, history or both will be read by a wide range of Louisiana women. (225) 383-1470.
  • VILLAGE CONCERT: 5 p.m., Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. Performance by the Lafayette Concert Band and the Bayou Community Band from Houma. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic. $10. (337) 654-3642.
  • WOLFBOY: 6 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.
  • LSU GOSPEL CHOIR: 7:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theater, LSU. $18, general admission; $15, LSU faculty, staff and seniors; $10, students. (225) 578-5128.
  • EUNICE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Liberty Theater, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. $5; children age 6 and younger admitted free. (337) 457-8151 or (337) 580-2493. Tickets also available at the door.

MONDAY, APRIL 15

  • AN EVENING OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE OF BRITTANY: 5 p.m., Angelle Hall, Ducrest-Gilfry Auditorium, 601 E. St. Mary Blvd., University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Presented by the students and faculty of Université Rennes 2. Free. (337) 482-6012.
  • SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Loyola University, New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.
  • GARRISON KEILLOR: A BRAND NEW RETROSPECTIVE: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. $150, show only; $250, show and post reception with meet and greet and book signing in the theater gallery. (225) 344-0334

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

  • BATON ROUGE BALLET THEATRE’S BALLET FOR CHILDREN: 11 a.m., Mall of Louisiana. Performance will include an audience participation portion with instruction on ballet exercises, terms and fun facts. Free.
  • SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Loyola University, New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.
  • LAB SHOW SIX: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • LSU SYMPHONIC WINDS: 7:30 p.m., LSU Student Union Theater, LSU. (225) 578-5128.
  • LSU SCHOLA CANTORUM: 7:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, Darlymple Drive. $10; $5, students. http://music.lsu.edu or (225) 578-6941.
  • ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

  • LOVE IS A LOSE GAME: 6 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Student-created/ produced/developed stageplay featuring America’s Billboard’s Top 40 charts. $12. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • ALL THE KINGS MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. Pay what you can night. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • LAB SHOW SIX: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • THE LISTENING ROOM: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring jazz bassist Ben Williams. $10. (225) 344-8558 or http://artsbr.org.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.
  • ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

  • THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. With John Boutté. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.
  • ROCKIN’ THE RAILS: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., 419 N. New Hampshire, Covington. Free outdoor concert featuring the Iguanas. (985) 892-1873 or http://www.covla.com.
  • ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by Carbon Copy. Free.
  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Tate Moore and Dave Woolworth. (504) 539-9600.
  • LAB SHOW SIX: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.
  • ALL THE KINGS MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. Preview performance. $15. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

FRIDAY, APRIL 19

  • ART IN APRIL WITH CHAMPAGNE: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., downtown Hammond. Featuring more than two dozen regional artists’ exhibits throughout the downtown strolling area, live music and a creative, champagne cocktail challenge. Free.
  • RAPUNZEL: 7 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • IMPRESSIONS DE PELLEAS: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. LSU Opera’s spring 2013 chamber opera. $20, general public; $15, seniors age 65 and older, LSU faculty and staff; $12, LSU students with ID. (225) 578-5128 or http://www.wp.music.lsu.edu.
  • ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. Swine Palace’s final production in its 2012-13 season celebrating Louisiana’s bicentennial. $15-$28. (225) 578-­3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • LAB SHOW SIX: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

  • INTERNATIONAL JAZZ BRUNCH AND SILENT AUCTION: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Cotillion Ballroom, Student Union, Southern University. Presented by the university’s Center for International Affairs and University Outreach. Entertainment by the Herman Jackson Jazz Ensemble. $35; $300 for a table. Proceeds will provide scholarships and funds for students seeking to study abroad. (225) 771-2613 or email: kristan_gordon@subr.edu.
  • AUDITIONS FOR AVENUE Q: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Theater Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. All auditions are by appointment only. Scripts are available for check-out for a $20 refundable deposit. For audition requirements or to make an appointment, call (225) 924-6496. http://www.brlt.org.
  • SPRING FOR ART: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., downtown Covington. Art, music, theatrical and dance performances, boutique shopping and dining. Presented by the St. Tammany Art Association, Corks n’ Canvas, City of Covington, Jim Carey Distributing and more than 35 participating local galleries and merchants. Free.
  • RAPUNZEL: 7 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • THE FUNNIES: 7:30 p.m., BREC’s Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. The second production in New Venture Theatre’s 2013 season. $20. (225) 588-7576 or http://www.newventuretheatre.com.
  • ALL THE KING’S MEN: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU campus. Swine Palace’s final production in its 2012-13 season celebrating Louisiana’s bicentennial. $15-$28. (225) 578-­3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.
  • LAB SHOW SIX: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.