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Improv Night with the Family Dinner Comedy Troupe

Family Dinner Comedy Troupe does whatever it takes to make you laugh.

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Friday February 6, 2015

Improv Night with the Family Dinner Comedy Troupe

Family Dinner Comedy Troupe does whatever it takes to make you laugh.

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Family Dinner Comedy Troupe Improv Comedy Night

From those jerks who brought you Spoof Night! with Films at Manship comes a brand new Improv Show.

Hang out with Baton Rouge's premier comedy troupe in our Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre for some live comedy. We have no idea what to expect, but there is only one way to find out.

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Show Date

Friday February 6, 2015

Show Time

7:30pm

Ticket Price

a mere $5




Thursday February 12, 2015

The Jazz Listening Room with Stephanie Jordan

A new voice stands up with supreme depth and understated soul.

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Jazz at Lincoln Center notes, "every so often a new voice stands up and proclaims itself, but few do so with such supreme depth and understated soul..." as vocalist Stephanie Jordan.

After Hurricane Katrina, Stephanie convened with a host of highly regarded singers to perform a benefit relief concert for the victims of the catastrophic storm. On that memorable night; none sang with greater authority or emotional resonance than New Orleans native, Stephanie Jordan, who enthralled the packed house and a national PBS / NPR audience of millions with an ascendant reading of “Here’s To Life.”

Bill Milkowski of JazzTimes Magazine writes, “Stephanie Jordan, a standout here, was the real discovery of the evening. Her haunting rendition of this bittersweet ode associated with Shirley Horn was delivered with uncanny poise and a depth of understated soul that mesmerized the crowd and registered to the back rows.”

The voice of Lena Horne served as Stephanie’s first introduction to great jazz singers and she has had the privilege of working directly with Shirley Horn as her mentor. As the daughter of saxophonist Edward “Kidd” Jordan, Stephanie’s musical roots run deep. Stephanie Jordan is the fifth performer to emerge from this family of New Orleans musicians.


This event will be the Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre and is a part of the Arts Council's Jazz Listening Room series.

For tickets to the Arts Council’s River City Jazz Masters Series, click


Saturday March 7, 2015

The Little Things We Do Together

A Stephen Sondheim Tribute

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Stephen Sondheim is the country’s most prolific composer and lyricist of  musical theatre.  In "The Little Things We Do Together", performers will join together for an evening exploring Sondheim's greatest songs about love and relationships.  Featuring the cast of Theatre Baton Rouge's Company, this intimate cabaret will give audience members the chance to get up close and personal with the music of Stephen Sondheim. The show will begin at 8:00pm and there will be a short intermission. General Admission. $10

Show Date

Saturday March 7, 2015

Show Time

8:00pm

Ticket Price

$10




Thursday May 14, 2015

Arts Council of Baton Rouge Presents: Jazz Listening Room with Brad Walker

A pioneer that mixes R&B, Indie, Jazz, and modern rock for your listening pleasure.

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Modern jazz, incorporating elements of R&B, indie music, and rock characterizes the music of saxophonist Brad Walker. Originally from North Carolina, he came to study music at LSU, and after earning his degree, he spent three years in New York City, listening to and learning from the legendary virtuosos there. Inspired to make his mark on the music world, Brad left NYC and settled into the perfect place for a young saxophonist: New Orleans.

Upon arrival, Brad delved head first into the New Orleans music scene and created his own modern jazz quintet. He enlisted some of the city’s musical heavyweights to fulfill his vision: Simon Lott, Brian Seeger, James Singleton, and pianists Oscar Rossignoli and Doc Sharp. The mutual respect between these musicians has helped cultivate Brad’s musical vision into an exciting reality. Together they seamlessly blend the language of modern jazz with electric flavors of rock, funk, and soul, creating a distinct sound that stands out in today’s vibrant New Orleans music scene.


This event will be the Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre and is a part of the Arts Council's Jazz Listening Room series.

For tickets to the Arts Council’s River City Jazz Masters Series, click