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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15TH

Bald Eagle PubNightly Specials, 140 Main St., 366-9782, Bald Eagle Pub Facebook logo

Boudreaux & Thibodeaux – Band Karaoke Night! 214 Third St., 636-2442 www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Brickyard South Bar + PatioRhett Guillott, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Happy's Irish Pub – 136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Hartley/Vey TheatreTrivia Night with The Simpsons!, 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center, 100 Lafayette St., 346-5001, hartleyveytheatres.org »

Huey's350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Manship TheatreThe Wrecking Crew, 7 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

Old Governor's MansionLt. Governor Candidates Forum on Louisiana Culture! 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., 90-minute candidates forum moderated by Donna Britt, will address how our next Lt. Governor will sustain & grow Louisiana's culture, focusing on Archeology, Arts, CODOFIL, Historic Preservation & Museums, candidates invited are Elbert Guillory, Kip Holden, Billy Nungesser & John Young, reception to follow the forum, 502 North Blvd., 387-2464, www.fhl.org »

Red Star BarTivia Night, 9 p.m. – 2 p.m., 222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

The Blues Room – Hall of Fame Blues Jam hosted by Cleveland Jefferson & Friends, 9 p.m., NO cover, 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux House – Live Band Karaoke, 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

THURSDAY, APRIL 16TH

Bald Eagle Pub – Trivia Night! Let's Get Quizzical, 9 p.m., 140 Main St., 366-9782, Bald Eagle Pub Facebook logo

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxRhett Guillot, 9:45 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Breakroom IPOKyle Labat, 9 p.m., Restaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Ste. B, 302-5541, www.restaurantipo.com »

Brickyard South Bar + PatioThe Anteeks, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., ALSO: Startisan/Nothing More Pre-Party, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m., Red Beans & Rice, 5 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Happy’s Irish PubThe Tricky Dickies, 9 p.m., 136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Huey'sKaroke Night, 9 p.m., 350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Jolie Pearl Oyster BarToby Tomplay, 6 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

LSU Museum of ArtMUSE: Art for Homeschoolers, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., designed specifically for homeschool children ages 6-12, explore the wonder of fresco painting, working with plaster & powdered tempera paint to create a tondo (circular work of art), and tour the museum's Venetian-themed exhibitions, limited spaces, Free/Museum Members, $5./non-members, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7207, www.lsumoa.com »

Old State CapitolAssociated Women in the Arts Reception and Sale, 5:30 p.m., Annual art exhibition of the Associated Women in the Arts, AWA was founded in 1980 is comprised of professional women artists in south Louisiana that excel in a variety of visual art forms, free, 100 North Blvd., 342-0500, www.louisianaoldstatecapitol.org »

Red Star BarHipster Bingo & Thursday Ladies Night, 9 p.m., 222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

River Center LibraryPreschool Storytime, 10 a.m., stories, fingerplays and songs, ages 3–5, restration required, 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

The Blues Room244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux House – Piano Bar Night with Mark Monistere, 9 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

XO NightClub150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxPrime Mates, 9:45 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Brickyard South Bar + PatioTrivia Night, 8 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

EnclaveElixir, The Elite Professional, 9 p.m., doors open @ 8 p.m., 600 Main St., 456-3908, www.enclavebatonrouge.com » or www.facebook.com/enclavebr Facebook logo

Happy’s Irish Pub136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Hartley/Vey TheatreTest, 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center, 100 Lafayette St., 346-5001, hartleyveytheatres.org »

Huey'sDJ 2EZ, 9 p.m., 350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Jolie Pearl Oyster BarPeyton McMahon, 8 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

Live after FiveGina Brown and Anutha Level, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., free, outdoor, DBA's Live after Five » Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard Town Square »

Old Governor's MansionGhosts of Governors Past, 7 p.m., 20's themed cocktail party with timeless stories and good company, 502 North Blvd., 387-2464, www.fhl.org »

Pavilion BarJustin McCain, 9 p.m.– 12 p.m., Hollywood Casino, 1717 River Rd N., 709-7777, www.hollywoodbr.com » or www.facebook.com/HollywoodBR Facebook logo

Red Star BarGal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, 9 p.m. – 1:30 a.m., 222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

River Center Theatre – Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre presents Beyond Ballet, 7:30 p.m., 275 S. River Rd., 389-3030, www.brrivercenter.com »

The Blues RoomChicago Al & The Backburners, 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux HouseWerewolf, 10 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

XO NightClub150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

SATURDAY, APRIL 19TH

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxAM/FM, 9:45 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Breakroom IPODJ 2EZ, 9 p.m., Restaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Ste. B, 302-5541, www.restaurantipo.com »

Brickyard South Bar + PatioDJ Brickyard, 9 p.m., bottomless PBR draft, 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Enclave600 Main St., 456-3908, www.enclavebatonrouge.com » or www.facebook.com/enclavebr Facebook logo

Happy's Irish Pub136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Huey's 350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Jolie Pearl Oyster BarMicah Lipsmeyer, 8 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

Lagniappe RecordsRecord Store Day 2015, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Limited Edition RSD Vinyl Releases, City Pork Deli & Charcuterie & Love At Phirst Bite will be here, The Radio Bar is sponsoring an ice cold keg of beer & 91.1 KLSU FM dj's McFly, Baby Kate & The Hellcat will be spinning all day, giving away Lagniappe totes, t-shirts & gift cards, plus some very special limited edition t-shirts & tanks courtesy of SilkyScreens, 705 St. Joseph St., 590-5615, www.lagniapperecords.com » or Lagniappe FB Facebook logo

LASM – 100 S. River Rd., 344-5272, www.lasm.org »

  • Monuments & Metaphors Walking Tour, 10 a.m., learn the story behind various public art works in/around Baton Rouge through a walking tour led by local cultural advocate & documentarian Bennet Rhodes, meet at museum's main entrance, Free
  • Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show, 11 a.m., stories, songs and games sprinkled with humor & fun
  • Doctor Spark, the Roving Explainer, 12:30 p.m.
  • Engineer It: Water Works, 1 p.m., make some dirty water clean again & learn about the water filtration process & the relevance of engineering in our daily lives

Main Street MarketAnnual Strawberry Jam, 8 a.m. – 12 Noon, serving hot breakfast, flats of sweet Louisiana berries, strawberry jam, wine, pastries, pies & even strawberry plants, EBR Master Gardeners with planting tips, kids 12 & under visit the Red Stick Sprouts tent, learn about the kids club & sign up to win a pint of strawberries, live music by the The Lagniappe Dulcimer Society, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., Fresh From the Market Cooking Demo with Chef Troy Deano of the Louisiana Culinary Institute featuring popular Louisiana berry recipes, 10 a.m., 501 Main St., 267-5060, www.breada.org »

Manship TheatreSidra Bell Dance Community Master Class, 10:30 a.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

Old State CapitolSwamp People, 2 p.m., meet Jeromy Pruitt of the History Channel's hit show Swamp People, Jeromy shares some of his most harrowing moments, some techniques used to lure reptiles, the Education Curator from the Baton Rouge Zoo will bring Spot & Phideaux, visit our exhibit, Alligators: Dragons in Paradise, free, 100 North Blvd., 342-0500, www.louisianaoldstatecapitol.org »

Pavilion BarDis and Dat Band, 9 p.m. – 12 p.m., Hollywood Casino, 1717 River Rd N., 709-7777, www.hollywoodbr.com » or www.facebook.com/HollywoodBR Facebook logo

Red Star Bar – Red Star Karaoke, Booty Werk, 10 p.m., 222 Laurel St., 387-0060, Red Star Bar Facebook logo

Red Stick Farmer's Market – 8 a.m. – 12 noon, Market Fresh Produce, 501 Main St., 267-5060, www.breada.org »

River Center Library – 120 St. Louis St., 389-4959, River Center Library »

  • Ask A Lawyer, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., take advantage of free & individual counseling sessions offered by the Pro Bono Project of the Baton Rouge Bar Association, attorneys available for one-on-one 15-minute sessions for legal advice on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Calling All Junior Makers! 10:30 a.m., ages 4-6, listen to Eric Carle's A House for Hermit Crab & create a house for Hermit Crab from Legos®, parent must be present, registration is required, limited to 10 children

The Blues RoomJay Michael & The Delicate Psychle, 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux HouseTricky Dickies, 10 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

Walk MS & 5K – 9 a.m., join us at Walk MS, make a difference in the lives of all those affected by MS & fundraise through our secure online system, funds raised at Walk MS will fund research to change lives now and forever, registration, 8 a.m., 305 S. River Rd., 342-1942, walklam.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=25790&pg=entry »

XO NightClub150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

SUNDAY, APRIL 19TH

Brickyard South Bar + PatioThe Anteeks, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., ALSO: Startisan with Nothing More Pre-Party, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m., Red Beans & Rice, 5 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

2014 Earth Day"Celebrate & Educate!" 12 Noon – 6 p.m., free, environmental awareness, conservation, crafts, children's activities & entertainment at its finest, Earth Day flyer {PDF}, along North Boulevard from the Old State Capitol to the Old Governor's Mansion, North Boulevard Town Square » or visit www.laearthday.org »

Kingfish Fabulous Flapper Breakfast – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St., 344-5866, www.kingfishbatonrouge.com »

Manship Theatre – Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

  • The Great Invisible, 1 p.m.
  • Happy Birthday John Waters! With Hairspray! 4 p.m.
  • Alexander Nevsky with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra! 7 p.m.

River Center ArenaR. Kelly, 7:30 p.m., King of R&B performing with special guest, Chrisette Michele, hosted by the hilarious Michael Blackson & Baton Rouge's own comedian, Big Sexxy, 275 S. River Rd., 389-3030, www.brrivercenter.com »

Sunday in the Park – the return of Spring Concert Series opening with Colin Lake, 12 Noon p.m. – 1:30 p.m., free, outdoor Sunday afternoon concerts in the new Galvez Plaza Stage, Sunday in the Park Flyer {PDF}, North Boulevard Town Square » or 344-8558, or visit Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge »

The Blues Room6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

UPCOMING EVENTS

MONDAYS

  • Roux House – Beans and Rice Mondays! Jazz with The Michael Foster Project, 6 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com »

TUESDAYS

  • Art Lounge – Boudreaux & Thibodeaux, 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com »

THURSDAYS

  • Baton Rouge Food Tours – 11 a.m., downtown guided walking tour includes delicious tastings at area downtown restaurants infused with fascinating historical & cultural stories, 800-622-3241, www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours »

FRIDAYS

  • Baton Rouge Food Tours – 11 a.m. & 6 p.m., downtown guided walking tours include delicious tastings at area downtown restaurants infused with fascinating historical & cultural stories, 800-622-3241, www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours »

MONDAY, APRIL 20TH

  • River Center LibraryMonday Movie Series, 1 p.m., a film starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski about two individuals who join together to save a family of gray whales, rated PG, popcorn & lemonade served, 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »
  • LASMEgypt Lecture, 6 p.m., discover ancient Egypt through a special presentation by Salima Ikram, renowned archaeologist, author, and professor of Egyptology at The American University in Cairo, Ikram, founder of the Animal Mummy Project at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, a world-leading expert on animal mummies & Egyptian funerary archaeology, 100 S. River Rd. South, 344-5272, www.lasm.org »

TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST

  • Manship Theatre – Of Moving Colors Productions presents Romeo & Juliet, 7:30 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

 

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