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Arts & Culture

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

AcA Summer Arts Camps

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission:

AcA Summer Arts Camps AcAs Creativity @ the Center summer art camps offer creative, challenging and meaningful hands-on experiences for children. The limited group size provides opportunities for up-close and personal attention for each camper. We believe in an approach to teaching and learning that employs stimulating ideas like selfinquiry and self-expression. Although the activities are learning-based, they are also designed for lots of summer fun!… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

IPAL Summer Theatre Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission:

With Mary Poppins as the theme, campers ages 6 - 9 will learn the basics of acting and theater as well as learn songs and dances from the show. The cost of the camp is $100. Price includes t-shirt and snacks. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, 9 a.m. - noon., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, IPALTheater.com,Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932… [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors''

by: Acadiana 365

Johnson's Boucaniere, 1111 St. John St.

7:30pm

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors'' Through the beloved farce of two sets of twins separated at birth, Wanderlust is bringing Shakespeare for the groundlings! A delightful outdoor summer event of slapstick comedy, live music, Johnson's Boucaniere's delicious menu and other local food trucks plus you and your lawn chairs, blankets and laughter will make this a production to remember! The seasoned ensemble includes Monique Arabie, Aren Chaisson III, Ione Eakins, Charlee Halphen, Megan Laque, Christy Leichty, M. Brady McKellar, Nancy Ramirez… [Event Website]

AcA Summer Arts Camps

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission:

AcA Summer Arts Camps AcAs Creativity @ the Center summer art camps offer creative, challenging and meaningful hands-on experiences for children. The limited group size provides opportunities for up-close and personal attention for each camper. We believe in an approach to teaching and learning that employs stimulating ideas like selfinquiry and self-expression. Although the activities are learning-based, they are also designed for lots of summer fun!… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

''Stars of Style'' Best Dressed Gala

by: Acadiana 365

Cade Community Center, 1688 Smede Hwy., St. Martinville

6:30pm

Admission:

The Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Association's premier fundraiser. Profits benefit the Children's Parade held at the festival. Cade Community Center, 1688 Smede Hwy., St. Martinville, 6:30 - 10 p.m., 337-367-7594, HiSugar.org [Event Website]

IPAL Summer Theatre Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission:

With Mary Poppins as the theme, campers ages 6 - 9 will learn the basics of acting and theater as well as learn songs and dances from the show. The cost of the camp is $100. Price includes t-shirt and snacks. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, 9 a.m. - noon., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, IPALTheater.com,Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932… [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors''

by: Acadiana 365

Johnson's Boucaniere, 1111 St. John St.

7:30pm

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors'' Through the beloved farce of two sets of twins separated at birth, Wanderlust is bringing Shakespeare for the groundlings! A delightful outdoor summer event of slapstick comedy, live music, Johnson's Boucaniere's delicious menu and other local food trucks plus you and your lawn chairs, blankets and laughter will make this a production to remember! The seasoned ensemble includes Monique Arabie, Aren Chaisson III, Ione Eakins, Charlee Halphen, Megan Laque, Christy Leichty, M. Brady McKellar, Nancy Ramirez… [Event Website]

AcA Summer Arts Camps

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission:

AcA Summer Arts Camps AcAs Creativity @ the Center summer art camps offer creative, challenging and meaningful hands-on experiences for children. The limited group size provides opportunities for up-close and personal attention for each camper. We believe in an approach to teaching and learning that employs stimulating ideas like selfinquiry and self-expression. Although the activities are learning-based, they are also designed for lots of summer fun!… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

IPAL Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Youth musical, concessions. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932 [Event Website]

Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission: $550

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts announces that registration for The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season begins March 5, 2014. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp runs July 6-20 and 24-26, 2014 with performances of Taming of the Shrew on July 18, 19, 20, 25 & 26, 2014; all activities take place at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Students ages 10-Senior in high school play all of the roles in this rollicki… [Event Website]

IPAL Summer Theatre Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission:

With Mary Poppins as the theme, campers ages 6 - 9 will learn the basics of acting and theater as well as learn songs and dances from the show. The cost of the camp is $100. Price includes t-shirt and snacks. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, 9 a.m. - noon., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, IPALTheater.com,Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932… [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Acting Unlimited presents '' Medea''

by: Acadiana 365

Burke Hall, Hebrard Avenue, UL Campus

7:30pm

Admission: $12

Acting Unlimited presents '' Medea'' Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season and its production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp culminates with performances on July 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM and July 20, 2014 at 2 PM at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. The Taming of the Shrew is really a play within a play, performed entirely for Christopher Sly, a drunkard who a… [Event Website]

Peter Pan: The Untold Story

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

7:00pm

Admission:

Peter Pan: The Untold Story The Historic Delta Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce its second summer youth theatre production, PETER PAN: THE UNTOLD STORY. Children and grownups alike have loved the magical tale of Peter Pan -- the boy who could fly -- and his heartwarming friendship with Wendy and the Darlings. But have you ever wondered how Peter Pan became Peter Pan? That story is an adventure, filled with pirates and stowaways, magic and adventure, all centered around one young boy who will become the magical Peter Pan and the g… [Event Website]

Red, White & Tuna

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Red, White & Tuna Shane Guilbeau and Kyle Bourque are bringing the much anticipated third installment in the Tuna trilogy to Cite Des Arts this summer. Red, White and Tuna takes the audience through another satirical ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. Along with Tuna's perennial favorites, some new Tuna denizens burst into the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. This sets the stage for a show full of fireworks and fun from the land where the Lion's Club is to… [Event Website]

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors''

by: Acadiana 365

Johnson's Boucaniere, 1111 St. John St.

7:30pm

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors'' Through the beloved farce of two sets of twins separated at birth, Wanderlust is bringing Shakespeare for the groundlings! A delightful outdoor summer event of slapstick comedy, live music, Johnson's Boucaniere's delicious menu and other local food trucks plus you and your lawn chairs, blankets and laughter will make this a production to remember! The seasoned ensemble includes Monique Arabie, Aren Chaisson III, Ione Eakins, Charlee Halphen, Megan Laque, Christy Leichty, M. Brady McKellar, Nancy Ramirez… [Event Website]

AcA Summer Arts Camps

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission:

AcA Summer Arts Camps AcAs Creativity @ the Center summer art camps offer creative, challenging and meaningful hands-on experiences for children. The limited group size provides opportunities for up-close and personal attention for each camper. We believe in an approach to teaching and learning that employs stimulating ideas like selfinquiry and self-expression. Although the activities are learning-based, they are also designed for lots of summer fun!… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble presents ''The Taming of the Shrew''

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

7:30pm

Admission: $12

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season and its production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp culminates with performances on July 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM and July 20, 2014 at 2 PM at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. The Taming of the Shrew is really a play within a play, performed entirely for Christopher Sly, a drunkard who a… [Event Website]

IPAL Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Youth musical, concessions. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932 [Event Website]

Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission: $550

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts announces that registration for The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season begins March 5, 2014. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp runs July 6-20 and 24-26, 2014 with performances of Taming of the Shrew on July 18, 19, 20, 25 & 26, 2014; all activities take place at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Students ages 10-Senior in high school play all of the roles in this rollicki… [Event Website]

IPAL Summer Theatre Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission:

With Mary Poppins as the theme, campers ages 6 - 9 will learn the basics of acting and theater as well as learn songs and dances from the show. The cost of the camp is $100. Price includes t-shirt and snacks. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, 9 a.m. - noon., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, IPALTheater.com,Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932… [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Saturday, Jul 26, 2014

Acting Unlimited presents '' Medea''

by: Acadiana 365

Burke Hall, Hebrard Avenue, UL Campus

7:30pm

Admission: $12

Acting Unlimited presents '' Medea'' Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season and its production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp culminates with performances on July 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM and July 20, 2014 at 2 PM at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. The Taming of the Shrew is really a play within a play, performed entirely for Christopher Sly, a drunkard who a… [Event Website]

Peter Pan: The Untold Story

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

7:00pm

Admission:

Peter Pan: The Untold Story The Historic Delta Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce its second summer youth theatre production, PETER PAN: THE UNTOLD STORY. Children and grownups alike have loved the magical tale of Peter Pan -- the boy who could fly -- and his heartwarming friendship with Wendy and the Darlings. But have you ever wondered how Peter Pan became Peter Pan? That story is an adventure, filled with pirates and stowaways, magic and adventure, all centered around one young boy who will become the magical Peter Pan and the g… [Event Website]

Red, White & Tuna

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Red, White & Tuna Shane Guilbeau and Kyle Bourque are bringing the much anticipated third installment in the Tuna trilogy to Cite Des Arts this summer. Red, White and Tuna takes the audience through another satirical ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. Along with Tuna's perennial favorites, some new Tuna denizens burst into the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. This sets the stage for a show full of fireworks and fun from the land where the Lion's Club is to… [Event Website]

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors''

by: Acadiana 365

Johnson's Boucaniere, 1111 St. John St.

7:30pm

Wanderlust Theatre presents ''Comedy of Errors'' Through the beloved farce of two sets of twins separated at birth, Wanderlust is bringing Shakespeare for the groundlings! A delightful outdoor summer event of slapstick comedy, live music, Johnson's Boucaniere's delicious menu and other local food trucks plus you and your lawn chairs, blankets and laughter will make this a production to remember! The seasoned ensemble includes Monique Arabie, Aren Chaisson III, Ione Eakins, Charlee Halphen, Megan Laque, Christy Leichty, M. Brady McKellar, Nancy Ramirez… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Auditions for 'The Diary of Anne Frank'

by: Acadiana 365

Eunice Players Theatre, 121 S. Second St., Eunice

11:00am-12:30pm

Admission:

The Eunice Players Theatre will hold auditions for the second play of the 45th season, The Diary of Anne Frank on Saturday, July 26 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm; and Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm each evening. Director Jody L. Powell needs several adult men and women, ages 30 to 60, and three teenage boys and girls to fill the cast. More people are needed to assist with set decoration, backstage duties, costuming, etc. Auditions for the historic two-act play, written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, and newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman, are open to everyone who wants to get involved with their local community theatre, regardless of prior acting experience. Auditions will be at the theatre at 121 S. Second St. (between Rubys Restaurant and Bertrands Office Supplies). Production for this play will be in mid September. FMI call 337-580-1787.

Cody Daigle's Playbridge Sessions

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

2:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: Free

Please join us at the Acadiana Center for the Arts for three successive sessions of Acadiana Wordlab (2-4 pm on the next three SATURDAYS: July 12th, 19th and 26th ) for a unique and exciting opportunity to work with playwright, Cody Daigle! Cody Daigle has generously offered his time and expertise to Acadiana Wordlab for three sessions to work intensively with writers and those who may have a curiosity about writing to focus on the specialized aspect of the craft of writing for the stage. Cody will be… [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-3:30pm

Admission:

Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the areas finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams! … [Event Website]

Denise P. Breaux Memorial Red Fish Derby

by: Acadiana 365

Quintana Boat Landing, LA 329 & Beach Lane, Cypremort Point

6:00am-6:00pm

Admission:

Red fish rodeo with cash prizes. 3 Fish Stringer 16"-27" slot. Kids division. Live entertainment by Wayne & Same Ol' 2 Step Zydeco Band from 2 - 6 p.m. Food and refreshments available. Registration Friday, July 25 from 6 - 9 p.m. with dinner, refreshments and DJ. Quintana Boat Landing, LA 329 & Beach Lane, Cypremort Point, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-519-3611, DPBRedFishDerby.com, Facebook.com/DPBMemorial

Louisiana Stock Horse Association Show

by: Acadiana 365

SugArena, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia

9:00am-6:00pm

Admission:

State stock horse show and competition. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com, Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena [Event Website]

Showtunes Sing-Along

by: Acadiana 365

Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia

7:00pm-11:00pm

Admission:

Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission. Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia, 7 - 11 p.m., Daberry.org, Facebook.com/pages/Envision-da-Berry [Event Website]

Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble presents ''The Taming of the Shrew''

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

7:30pm

Admission: $12

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season and its production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp culminates with performances on July 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2014 at 7:30 PM and July 20, 2014 at 2 PM at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. The Taming of the Shrew is really a play within a play, performed entirely for Christopher Sly, a drunkard who a… [Event Website]

IPAL Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Youth musical, concessions. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932 [Event Website]

Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Admission: $550

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts announces that registration for The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's twelfth season begins March 5, 2014. The 15-day intensive performing arts camp runs July 6-20 and 24-26, 2014 with performances of Taming of the Shrew on July 18, 19, 20, 25 & 26, 2014; all activities take place at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Students ages 10-Senior in high school play all of the roles in this rollicki… [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Peter Pan: The Untold Story

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

2:00pm

Admission:

Peter Pan: The Untold Story The Historic Delta Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce its second summer youth theatre production, PETER PAN: THE UNTOLD STORY. Children and grownups alike have loved the magical tale of Peter Pan -- the boy who could fly -- and his heartwarming friendship with Wendy and the Darlings. But have you ever wondered how Peter Pan became Peter Pan? That story is an adventure, filled with pirates and stowaways, magic and adventure, all centered around one young boy who will become the magical Peter Pan and the g… [Event Website]

Bal du Dimanche with Lil' Pookie & the Zydeco Sensations

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $10

Dance the afternoon away with Lil Pookie & the Zydeco Sensations at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance. Refreshments will be available for this smoke-free all ages show at Vermilionville's Performance Center. Visit the calendar of events at vermilionville.org for more information. Bal du Dimanche is held every Sunday. $10 admission is for dance only and does not include entry to the park. … [Event Website]

IPAL Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

3:00pm

Admission:

Youth musical, concessions. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-256-0604, IPALTheater.com, Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League/154935504620932 [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Arts & Culture

Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Les Vues Film Series presents 'The Soloist'

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

6:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

Les Vues Film Series presents 'The Soloist' The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion Districts Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month (except for holidays) at 6:30 p.m. in their Performance Center. The free film series is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will center around the curators interest and can range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. Following the screenings will be an open discussion… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

3eme Lundi

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Memorial, 121 S. New Market St., St. Martinville

3:00pm

Admission:

In 2003, the Canadian Premier, the Queen of Englands representative, signed a proclamation acknowledging the wrongs committed in the name of the English crown to the Acadians beginning in 1755. July 28 was also named a Day of Commemoration in Canada. Join the Acadian Memorial in paying tribute and honor to those Acadian ancestors. No Admission. 3:00pm. Call 337-394-2258 for more information.… [Event Website]

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Clare Cook Dance Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $150

Clare Cook Dance Theater will also host a dance workshop for advanced dancers (Age 13 through Adults) on Monday, July 28 Friday, August 1, from 1:00-4:00pm, for $150. Classes will be offered in modern, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, improvisation and hip hop. CCDT repertory from The Firebird and other notable musical theatre repertory will be taught. Those dancers interested in auditioning for The Firebird are encouraged to attend the workshop if possible. Email ccdt@clar… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

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The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

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The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

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The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

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The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]