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Weekend Events!
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Check out our Weekend Events list to keep tab on what's hot downtown each week! For more info, visit our site at the link below!

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Blue Star Museums
Films at Manship Launch
Manship Theatre is proud to officially launch Films at Manship with a weekend dedicated to film. Three days packed with film screenings, workshops with Hollywood professionals, a toga party with live music, drink specials and more. On Friday June 3, catch the 11:30AM screening of the Dutchess, starring Keira Knightly, Ralph Fiennes and Dominic Cooper. See the film and receive a $2 discount to CUT! Costume and the Cinema at LASM!

Visit the Manship's site for a complete film schedule

Country Music Karaoke
Manship presents John Waite
Three decades have passed since a restless, wild-eyed teenager from northwest England first packed his bags for London to pursue his passion for music, and though he has enjoyed formidably staying power, chart-topping records and sold-out concerts around the world, John Waite's hunger has never diminished - it has simply become something much more complex. Buy tickets

Manship Theatre
Thursday, June 2 @ 7:30PM

Baton Rouge Arts Market
The Baton Rouge Arts Market showcases original, hand-made works every first Saturday of the month from 8AM until 12 noon at 5th and Main Streets. Shop with over 70 artists from Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida who will present original works of art in a variety of mediums including, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, textiles, photographs, glass, paintings, sculpture, hand-made soaps and so much more. The Arts Market regularly features free children's art activities from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon at the Arts Market's Kids Booth. The Baton Rouge Arts Market is held in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmers Market and the Main Street Market.

Run For The Children
Thomas Johnson and the People
Catch Thomas Johnson and the People for their last Louisiana show for a couple of months. Promoting their new album Beneath the Trees featuring Will Mcmains, Myles Weeks, Brad Walker and Anna Johnson.

Red Star
Thursday, June 2, @ 9PM

Run For The Children
International Cooking Competition
Enjoy a rich evening of international entertainment, wine and delicious food from contestants and local international restaurants, highlighted by the 12th Annual International Cooking Competition. Local chefs and celebrities will judge the entries followed by an opportunity for guests to meet the contestants and sample their culinary presentations. Entertainment throughout the evening. Traditional international dance performances plus the lively Caribbean sound of the Anotherstar Band.

Louisiana State Museum
Sunday, June 5, 2011 @ 6:30 PM

Blue Star Museums
Indie 600 with DJ OttO
Vampire Weekend, Minus the Bear, Arcade Fire, Bloc Party... just a few of the bands that you'll hear "spin-out on the trax" at 600 Main. Come out to hear the best in Indie Rock with Baton Rouge's own DJ OttO on Friday nights at 10PM.

Run For The Children
Free First Sunday
Enjoy free admission to downtown museums including LSU Museum of Art, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, the Old State Capitol, the USS Kidd and the Louisiana State Museum. The LASM will also feature reduced admission to planetarium shows and exhibits. Sunday, June 5 from 1-5PM

LASM, 2:00 p.m. - Stroll through Costume History with Jenna Tedrick Kuttruff
LSU Museum of Art
Louisiana State Museum
Old State Capitol
USS Kidd

For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our website.

227 Florida St.  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70801  |  (225) 389-5520 Office (225) 389-5523 Fax  |  8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F

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