‘Voices & Votes’ at the Old Capitol, Addams Family Tickets and Under the Balconies in New Iberia | Entertainment/Life

Voices and votes

The Old Louisiana State Capitol, 100 North Blvd., will open the “Voices & Votes: Democracy in America” ​​exhibit on Saturday, October 29. The exhibition will run until Saturday, December 10. Additionally, the museum will host its “Who Can Vote?” book club series, beginning with Gary May’s “Leaning Towards Justice: Voting Rights Laws and the Transformation of American Democracy” at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 29. For more information, visit louisianaoldstatecapitol.org.

At the LSU Museum

The LSU Museum of Art at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., will open “Pearlware, Polish, and Privilege: Art by Paul Scott,” Thursday, October 27. The show will continue until Sunday, February 26. There will also be a free gallery with artist Paul Scott at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15.


The Constantinides New Music Ensemble from the LSU School of Music will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 23 in the galleries of the LSU Museum of Art at the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. The performance is free. For more information, call (225) 389-7200 or visit lsumoa.org.

Addams Family Tickets

Tickets are on sale for the Baton Rouge Theater production of the hit Broadway musical, “The Addams Family,” which opens Friday, Nov. 11 on the Main Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Tickets are $25 to $35 by calling (225) 924-6496 or visiting theatrebr.org.

At Ann Connelly’s

Ann Connelly Fine Art, 1670 Lobdell Ave., will host an artist meet and greet with featured gallery artist Megan Singleton from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, October 27. Free entry. For more information, call (225) 927-7676 or visit annconnelly.com.

Grant Deadline

The deadline to apply for the Everett G. Powers Fund for Creativity Award has been extended to Friday, November 18. Created by the former CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Arts Council to celebrate the council’s 50th anniversary, the grant will be offered annually to support new projects that focus on creativity and artistic excellence. For more information, visit artsbr.org.

Hair Band Ball

Tickets go on sale for the Hair Band Ball, featuring the rock band Mullett, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Manship Theater at the Shaw Center for the Arts. Tickets will benefit educational programming at the Manship Theatre. Tickets are $75 by calling (225) 344-0334 or visiting manshiptheatre.org.

Under the balconies

The Iberia Preservation Alliance and the New Iberia Main Street Program will host vocal, musical and dance performances along the street during the 12th annual New Iberia Beneath the Balconies, starting at noon on Sunday, October 23. Free entry. Call (337) 298-7964.

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