A look at upcoming art-related events in the area:
Contemporary dance theater company Of Moving Colors Productions launches its 30th anniversary season with a modern rendition of Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons at Manship Theatre this Friday, October 21, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online.
Starting today, Thursday, October 20, and running through October 31, Theatre Baton Rouge presents the much-anticipated Rocky Horror Picture Show, just in time for Halloween. The audience will follow sweethearts Brad and Janet as they stumble across the creepy mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $20 for students.
The LSU Wind Ensemble, Chamber Winds, will hold a concert of classical music conducted by graduate students tonight, Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the LSU School of Music Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is hosting a new exhibition, “Autonomous Collective,” at the Firehouse Gallery. The free exhibition, which includes works by John Alleyne and Eli Casiano, is on view through November 3. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tonight, Thursday, October 20, join the LSU Museum of Art for River Views and Vibes starting at 6 p.m. Peruse the permanent exhibition on the fifth-floor galleries while Magnolia Strings performs. Food will be provided by Capital City Grill, and a cash bar will be available until 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Tickets will be available at the door.
Live After Five continues this Friday, October 21, with a performance by country artist David St. Romain. The concert will take place in Repentance Park, behind the Old State Capitol, and is free and open to the public.
Sunday in the Park is also in full swing this Sunday, October 23, with a performance by Bonsoir, Catin, a local Cajun folk band. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public from 2 until 5 p.m. downtown at the Riverfront Plaza Levee Stage.
The North Gate Music & Arts Fest is taking over West Chimes Street from 4 to 11 p.m. this Friday, October 21. Visit more than 30 vendors selling art, listen to live music performances, take part in a Halloween costume contest, and enjoy a meal from one of several area restaurants. For more information, check out the article from inRegister‘s sister publication, 225.
Grammy-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis will perform with LSU music faculty members at the LSU Union Theatre this Sunday, October 23, at 3 p.m. Get tickets here. This is the second performance in a busy weekend for Marsalis, who will also be the featured musician in the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra’s gala concert tomorrow evening, Friday, October 21. Tickets are still available for that performance as well; get them here.
Tigerama, a musical extravaganza featuring LSU’s Golden Band from Tigerland, will take place next Tuesday, October 25, at 7:30 p.m. at LSU’s Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The event will also feature performances by the Golden Girls, the LSU Color Guard and the LSU Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Winds. A VIP pre-event reception starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for both the concert and the reception are available online.