Arts Calendar for May 11, 2014


THE EXHIBIT, “FONVILLE RETURNS,”: Reception and author Cyril E. Vetter signing his book, “Fonville Winans’ Louisiana Politics, People and Places” at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. The show will run through July 12. Free. Call (225) 342-0500.

THE LSU MUSEUM OF ART “MUSE, ART FOR HOMESCHOOLERS”: 1 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the museum in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Free for museum members; $3 for nonmembers. Call (225) 578-7200 or visit

ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE, 12501 LA. 10, ST. FRANCISVILLE, “BEHIND THE SCENES” TOUR: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 17. Admission is $10, ages 18-61; $8, seniors age 62 and older; and $4, students ages 6-17. Free for children age 5 and younger. Call (888) 376-1867 or (225) 635-3110, or visit

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY’S DANCE PROGRAM AUDITIONS: 5 p.m. Thursday, May 15, in the dance studio in the Kinesiology and Health Studies Building on the Hammond campus. Email

A TEXTILE ART AND PERFORMANCE INSTALLATION BY ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE DAROLYN ROBERTSON: through June 28 in the Side Gallery at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. May 23, 24, 29 and 30, along with a matinee at 2 p.m. May 24. Call (337) 233-7060.

■ New Venture Theatre will conduct vocal and acting auditions at 6 p.m. Monday, May 19, for “Aida.” Dance auditions are set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. For more information, call (225) 216-0660 or visit