Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 30, 2014


NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP will have tents with art supplies for the community to create art for free. (225) 389-7207 or

“THE SMURFS:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color” 10 a.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The children’s film series continues with “The Smurfs” and a live animal show from BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. Tickets are $6 and include popcorn, juice or water and a sweet snack. For group rates, call (225) 389-7264 or email

HAND QUILTING FOR BEGINNERS: 6 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Central Branch, 11260 Joor Road. (225) 262-2640.

MUSIC THROUGH THE YEARS: 7 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Jones Creek Regional Branch, 6222 Jones Creek Road. Mason LeMieux, of LeMieux Music Studio, will discuss the history of music movements in America. (225) 756-1150.

MATTHEW SCHWARTZ: 7:30 p.m., Chelsea’s, 148 W. State St. Suggested donation is $5 per person. Schwartz will play acoustic as part of Royal Cyclops Presents Songwriters in the Round.

SEVENDUST WITH GEMINI SYNDROME AND SILENT SEASON: 8 p.m., Varsity Theatre, 3353 Highland Road. The metal band, Sevendust, will perform with Gemini Syndrome and Silent Season. Tickets are $25-$27. (225) 383-7018 or

MOVIE NIGHT: 8 p.m., Town Square, 200 North Blvd. 225 Magazine’s #MovieNightBR series is free and open to everyone. Bring a picnic and watch “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” on the big screen downtown.

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