A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

  • GEM AND MINERAL SHOW: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Marriott Hotel, 5500 Hilton Ave. Demonstration, door prizes and silent auction. Sponsored by the Baton Rouge Gem and Mineral Society. $4, adults; $3, children 12 and older; $2, children ages 6-11; free, veterans; $1 off for Scouts in uniform.
  • HAIRSPRAY: 2 p.m., Opelousas Little Theatre, next to Donald Gardner Stadium, Opelousas. Performance of the Broadway musical. opelousaslittletheatre.com.
  • COMEDY SHOW: 6 p.m., Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 10230 Mollylea Drive. Featuring comedian Bob Smiley. Free. Bring canned goods for HOPE Ministries. bumcfamilycomedynight.eventbrite.com.
  • THE WOMEN: 6 p.m., Sunday, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A reading of the play set in the glamorous Manhattan apartments of high society and in Reno where they obtain their divorces. $15. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS BINGO! SHOW: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A musical game show cabaret. $20. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • STARS, LIKE PEOPLE: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Theatrical installation by Jarin Schexnider. $12; $10, students. (337) 233-7060.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • STARS, LIKE PEOPLE: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Theatrical installation by Jarin Schexnider. $12; $10, students. (337) 233-7060.
  • PAT BOURGEOIS’ DEBAUCHERY: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $20. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHORUS AUDITIONS: by appointment. For more information or to schedule an audition, call David Shaler at (225) 924-6269, ext. 233 or email dashaler@gmail.com.
  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Grayson Capps. (504) 539-9600.
  • HAIRSPRAY: 7 p.m., Opelousas Little Theatre, next to Donald Gardner Stadium, Opelousas. Performance of the Broadway musical. opelousaslittletheatre.com.
  • AVENUE Q: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. Pay-what-you-can night, but a $5 minimum donation is suggested. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.
  • STARS, LIKE PEOPLE: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Theatrical installation by Jarin Schexnider. $12; $10, students. (337) 233-7060.

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

  • BROKE-OLOGY: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. production by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576 or newventuretheatre.com.
  • AVENUE Q: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. $28, individuals; $24 group of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

  • AVENUE Q: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The first production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2013-14 City Series. $28, individuals; $24 group of 10 or more; $14, students. (225) 924-6496 or theatrebr.org.
  • BROKE-OLOGY: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. production by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576 or newventuretheatre.com.

Ne ws Features staff