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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST

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 + Patio – Open Mic Night! 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Enclave – Woman Crush Wednesdays! 600 Main St., 456-3908, www.enclavebatonrouge.com » or www.facebook.com/enclavebr Facebook logo

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

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

LSU Museum of ArtA Conversation with Art: Part of the Arts and Alzheimer's Spring Tour Series, 11 a.m., museum guides will facilitate an enjoyable gallery experience designed to promote conversation & engagement with works of art & each other, tours are free for caregivers & their loved ones, registration is required, space is limited, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com »

Old State CapitolLouisiana's Sacred Places: Churches, Cemeteries & Voodoo, 12 Noon, lunch lecture with Deborah Burst, free, 100 North Blvd., 342-0500, www.louisianaoldstatecapitol.org »

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

River Center LibraryBook Discussion: A Confederacy of Dunces, 5:30 p.m., light refreshments served, 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

The Blues Room – Blues Jam hosted by Cleveland Jefferson and Friends, 9 p.m., 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 2ND

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

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxJJ Cat, 9 p.m., enjoy jambalaya, live music & drinks specials, 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 + PatioMicah Lipsmeyer, 8 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 BarJustin McCoy, 9 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

LSU Museum of Art – Homeschool Class with ArtEscape Studio: Vincent Van Gogh's "Sunflower Painting," 1 p.m., ages 5-10, ages 11+, 2:30 p.m., students discuss Vincent Van Gogh & his works, learn step by step how to draw his famous Sunflowers painting, learn how to use colored chalks, crayons, & markers for detail, limited spaces, $45/Museum Members, $50/non-members, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com »

Red Star Bar – Juke Joint Jubilee! with Ryan Harris, Clay Parker & friends, 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, ALSO: Introduction to the Library Catalog, 11 a.m., 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

The Blues RoomHenry and Mitch, 6 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux House – Piano Bar Night with Chris Roberts, 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 3RD

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxBackLit Stereo, 9 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 TheatreFamily Dinner Comedy Troupe Improv Comedy Night, 7:30 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

Live after Five – Free, outdoor, Fridays concert presents Cowboy Mouth & Elvin Killerbee, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., sponsored by the DBA's Live after Five » Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard Town Square »

LSU Museum of Art – Stories in Art: Tea Time – Cupcake Wands, 10:30 a.m., explore the museum's collection of fancy cake plates, platters & tea sets, read Pinkalicious by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, a story about a little girl who turns pink after eating too many rosy hued cupcakes, participants/parents/caregivers create whimsical mixed media pink cupcake wands, designed for young children, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com &raqu

Pavilion BarThe Routh Brothers, 9 p.m., Hollywood Casino, 1717 River Rd N., 709-7777, www.hollywoodbr.com » or www.facebook.com/HollywoodBR Facebook logo

Red Star Bar9 p.m. – 1:30 a.m., 222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

St. James Episcopal ChurchGlory and Gumbo, 12:05 p.m. – 12:30 p.m., speaker series during the ECW Friday Lenten Gumbo, enjoy gumbo! Bishops Hall, 205 N. 4th St.(Florida & 4th Street), 387-5141, www.stjamesbr.org »

St. James Gumbo Lunch – Friday's during Lent! Shrimp or Chicken Sausage Gumbo, Gumbo St. James Style flyer {PDF}, Drive-In, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., or Dine-in, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bishop's Hall, 208 N. 4th St. (Florida & 4th Street), 387-5141, www.stjamesbr.org »

The Blues RoomThe Rock-Olaz, 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux HouseZach Hartman Duo, 5 p.m., ALSO: Orphan Annie Band, 10 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

XO NightClubSerayah, 9 p.m., 150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH

Baton Rouge Arts Market – 8 a.m. – 12 noon, over 60 artists featuring original works of art in a variety of mediums including, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, textiles, photographs, glass, paintings, pet adoptions, pottery, photography, artisan gifts, sculpture, hand-made soaps, special activities for kids at the Kids Booth @ 9 a.m., 5th & Main St., 344-8558, www.artsbr.org »

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

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

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

Color Run 5K – 9 a.m., race begins on 300 block of Lafayette Street, pre-race party with music, dancing, warmup stretching & giveaways... all begins at the start line, www.thecolorrun.com »

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

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

  • Viewing & Doing Art: Paper Making, 10 a.m., ready for Earth Day with your youngsters by up-cycling old, discarded paper products into original, creative gifts at this paper making workshop
  • 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.

LSU Museum of Art – Studio Art: Oil Pastel Workshop, 10:30 a.m., an oil pastel workshop with New Orleans artist Ellene Stampley-Whiley, founder of E Joi Studio, class size is limited, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com &raqu

Main Street Market8 a.m. – 12 Noon, fresh leafy greens, citrus, Ponchatoula strawberries, prepared foods, seafood, cheeses, locally made Louisiana culinary products & gift items, EBR Master Gardeners with planting tips, live music by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society, Fresh From the Market Cooking Demo with Eusebio Gongora of Lucy's Retired Surfer Bar with tips, tricks & samples, 10 a.m., 501 Main St., 267-5060, www.breada.org »

Manship TheatreBallet 422, 2 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

Pavilion BarThe Strangers, 9 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, 9 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 »

The Blues RoomOscar "Harpo" Davis, 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

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

XO NightClubEmpire Night, 9 p.m., 150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

SUNDAY, APRIL 5TH

Brickyard South Bar + Patio – Sunday Funday Crawfish Blowout! Amber Rae and the Strangers, til 6 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

First United Methodist ChurchSunrise Service Ceremony, 6:30 a.m., after Easter Breakfast served at the church gym, 930 North Blvd., 383-4777, www.firstmethodist.org »

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

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

  • Red Star BarJuke Joint Jubilee, 9 p.m., featuring Ryan Harris, Clay Parker, and friends, 222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo
  • 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 6TH

  • Hartley/Vey TheatreBlues Fest Lagniappe, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., a little somethin' extra with local blues artists & the impact these artists had on Louisiana's culture through their music, Forum 35, Dialogue on Race Louisiana & the Baton Rouge Blues Foundation, Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

TUESDAY, APRIL 7TH

  • River Center ArenaSTOMP, 7:30 p.m., explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique, 275 S. River Rd., 389-3030, www.brrivercenter.com »

 

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