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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH

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! DJ PK1 & DJ Untouchable, 10 p.m., 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

Red Star Bar222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

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

Red Star Bar – Hall of Fame Blues Jam hosted by Cleveland Jefferson & Friends, 9 p.m. – 2 p.m., 222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

The Blues Room – Blues Jam hosted by Cleveland Jefferson and Friends, 8 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, FEBRUARY 26TH

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., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Brickyard South Bar + Patio174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

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

Huey's – Ladies Night Karaoke with DJ PushPlay, Open at 6 p.m., 350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

LASMJust Treatment of the Mentally Ill, 5:30 p.m., A speaker series from the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Pete Earley knows that jails are no place for mentally ill people, Pete's national best seller tells two intertwined stories, one of his own mentally ill son, other is jails that have become our new mental asylums, 100 S. River Rd., 344-5272, www.lasm.org » or www.braf.org »

LSU Museum of ArtOpening Reception: An American in Venice, 6 p.m., James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy and Venice, Traces: The Art of Sandra Russell. $10, free for members, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com »

Manship TheatreAll Parish Honor Jazz Bands, 7 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

Old State CapitolNew Orleans Style by Andi Eaton, 5:30 p.m., reception, lecture & book signing, 100 North Blvd., 342-0500, www.louisianaoldstatecapitol.org »

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, 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 Chris Roberts, 9 p.m. – 12 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, FEBRUARY 27TH

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

Brickyard South Bar + Patio – Trivia hosted by Michael Hatfield, 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

Firehouse GalleryI On the Road Connecting Us, 10 a.m. – 12 Noon, an exhibit of new works by Sheryl Southwick in response to a walk in the neighborhood, 427 Laurel St., 344-8558, www.artsbr.org »

Happy’s Irish Pub136 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

Manship Theatre – Keogh, Cox & Wilson presents Billy Joe Shaver Band with Steve Judice Opening, 7:30 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

Old State Capitol – Lunchtime Lecture, Louisiana and the American Revolution, 12 Noon, bring a bag lunch & listen to local Librarian/Researcher, Christopher Achee on how American owes its existence, not just to France, but also Spain & Louisiana, 100 North Blvd., 342-0500, www.louisianaoldstatecapitol.org »

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

Red Star Bar222 Laurel St., Red Star Bar Facebook logo

River CenterThe Standing Ovation Tour, 8 p.m., Sommore with Bruce Bruce, Arnez J, Tony Rock & Huggy Lowdown, 275 S. River Rd., 389-3030, www.brrivercenter.com »

St. James Episcopal ChurchGlory and Gumbo, 12:05 p.m. – 12:30 p.m., speaker series during the ECW Friday Lenten Gumbo, six preachers from various religious traditions are scheduled to speak on successive Fridays, enjoy gumbo & the speaker, 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 RoomWil Jackson Blues Band, 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux House90 Degrees West, 9:30 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

XO NightClubPlies with Kool DJ Supamike, 9 p.m., 150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH

Belle AtriumLive MMA WFC 35, 8 p.m., doors open @ 7 p.m., $25., 103 France St., 242-2600, www.belleofbatonrouge.com »

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

Breakroom IPORestaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Ste. B, 302-5541, www.restaurantipo.com »

Brickyard South Bar + Patio174 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

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

  • Creating Fun with Chemistry, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 3 p.m., Oil and Water do mix in this experiment, understand the key role emulsifiers play in a popular body product & apply this knowledge while mixing up your very own hand lotion, explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on Kids' Lab workshops for children, ages 6-12 with parent or caregiver. One adult caregiver is required for every four children, and participants must sign in at least 20 minutes before the workshop, sponsored by BASF
  • Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show, 11 a.m.
  • Doctor Spark, the Roving Explainer, 12:30 p.m.

Main Street Market8 a.m. – 12 Noon, fresh winter produce, meats, artisan breads & ready to serve meals & treats, Fresh From the Market Cooking Demo with Chef Willie Davis of Fleming's Steakhouse, 10 a.m., 501 Main St., 267-5060, www.breada.org »

Manship TheatreThe Gibson Brothers, 8 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

Pavilion BarChris Bradford Duo, 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 »

River Center Arena2nd Annual Louisiana Wing-a-thon, 11 a.m., sample wings from many restaurants/bars in the area, restaurants compete for The Hottest Wing, Most Unique Wing, and Best Overall Wing, all-you-can-eat marathon of wings, $20., live music by the Prime Mates, 275 S. River Rd., 389-3030, www.brrivercenter.com »

River Center LibraryAfrican American Read-In Story & Craft, 10:30 a.m., February is Black History Month! Come to River Center Branch Library to learn about Garret Morgan, an African-American inventor, listen to a short biography & create a small paper model of a traffic light, ages 6-11, 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

The Blues RoomHenry Turner Jr. & Flavor, 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux HouseOn the Rise Tour, 7 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

USS KiddMini Field Day, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., is seeking volunteers to lend a hand, ALSO: Kidd Keynotes: National Heart Month, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., free lecture addressing the importance of heart health, USS KIDD Veterans Museum, 305 S. River Rd., 342-1942, www.usskidd.com »

XO NightClubPlies with Kool DJ Supamike, 9 p.m., 150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

Yoga Nidra Experiencing Grace – 12:30 p.m., a reclined meditation through which you are lead into deep relaxation & integration, through prescribed relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, affirmation & visualization, One Heart Yoga Center, 340 St. Joseph St., 383-1709, www.yogabatonrouge.com »

SUNDAY, MARCH 1ST

First Free Sunday – Visitors enjoy free admission to the downtown museums

  • LASM – 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., on every first Sunday of the month you can enjoy free admission to all galleries and reduced admission to planetarium shows, a great opportunity to discover a wide variety of unique treasures including the Ancient Egypt Gallery, rotating fine art exhibitions, hands-on children's galleries, a state-of-the-art planetarium, 100 River Rd. S., 344-5272, www.lasm.org
  • Louisiana Museum of Art –Family Fun ArtBox Sketching Venice, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., create your own drawing of the magical city of Venice, pick up your art box filled with materials to create your own sketch of Venice at the Admissions desk, free admission to the galleries, explore the museum, 5th floor, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com »
  • USS Kidd – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., March Music Madness, self-guided tours of both the ship & museum, with games, music, arts & crafts, coloring stations & movies, The MLK Kings Kid's Bell Choir, 1 p.m., free admission to museum exhibition galleries, standard admission applies for touring ship, 305 S. River Rd., 342-1942, www.usskidd.com »

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

LASM – Kids' Lab: Creating Fun with Chemistry, 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m., oil and water do mix in this experiment, understand the key role emulsifiers play in a popular body product & apply this knowledge while mixing up your very own hand lotion, explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on Kids' Lab workshops for children, ages 6-12 with parent or caregiver. One adult caregiver is required for every four children, and participants must sign in at least 20 minutes before the workshop, sponsored by BASF, 100 S. River Rd., 344-5272, www.lasm.org »

Manship TheatrePink-a-Boo Cupcake Party, 12 Noon, & 3 p.m., ALSO: Pinkalicious, 2 p.m. & 4:30 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

The Blues Room – Rebirth Film Shield Fundraiser featuring Henry Turner and Flavor, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

UPCOMING EVENTS

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, MARCH 2ND

  • Manship TheatreArts for Autism, 6 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

TUESDAY, MARCH 3RD

  • Manship Theatre – BRMHS Instrumental Music presents Fortier-Gerbrecht Jazz Invitational Concert, 7 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

 

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