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12th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Jan
25
to Feb 1

12th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival

  • Acadiana Center for the Arts (map)
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An annual eight-day film festival held during the last week in January at various venues in and around Lafayette, Louisiana, the 12th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival will be held on January 25-February 1, 2017.

 

The Festival will screen nearly 200 films from around the world -- including U.S., Louisiana and World premieres -- with over 200 filmmakers, producers, actors, musicians, distributors, grant source representatives and other industry professionals in attendance from across the United States and Canada, as well as from Japan, Australia, India, the U.K. and France. In addition to the film screenings, the Festival will present expert panel discussions, workshops, filmmaker Q&A's, nightly parties and live music.

 

The Festival will open on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 6:30 pm at the Acadiana Center for the Arts with the U.S. Premiere of Zachary Richard, Cajun Heart. The film will be followed by a gala reception with French Canadian filmmaker Phil Comeau and Zachary Richard in attendance.

 

The Festival will continue through Wednesday, February 1, 2017, with films screening at Cite des Arts beginning on Thursday, January 26 through Wednesday, February 1. Films will also screen at Vermilionville Performance Center on Thursday, January 26 and Friday, January 27, and at Acadiana Center for the Arts on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29. Films will screen for free at the Lafayette Parish Library South Regional Branch on Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29.

 

The Festival will close on Wednesday evening, February 1, 2017, at Acadiana Center for the Arts with the U.S. Premiere of the narrative feature film Tatara Samurai. The evening will end with a closing gala reception with honored guests, Japanese director Yoshinari Nishikori, executive producer Eugene Nomura and actors in the film, as well as a Japanese TV and press crew.

 

A complete description of the films and schedule of the events will be posted on the Festival website: www.cinemaonthebayou.com.

To register for this event, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/12th-cinema-on-the-bayou-film-festival-tickets-30189962992?aff=es2

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Classic Hits 103.3 New Year's Eve Celebration!
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Classic Hits 103.3 New Year's Eve Celebration!

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RING IN 2017 WITH CLASSIC HITS 103.3 AT THE ULTIMATE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION! COME ENJOY AN EVENING ON THE SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS RIVER TERRACE AS JEFF AND COMPANY’S JEFF & MYA SPIN ALL YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC WHILE YOU ENJOY A GOURMET BUFFET FROM CAPITAL CITY GRILL, CHAMPAGNE TOAST AT MIDNIGHT, PARTY FAVORS, PHOTO BOTH, AND OF COURSE, THE BEST VIEW OF THE FIREWORKS ANYWHERE IN THE CITY!

THE CLASSIC HITS 103.3 ULITMATE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION! TICKETS ARE JUST $20.00 FOR GENERAL ADMISSION, OR $60 FOR VIP TICKETS WHICH INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY BEER, WINE, AND CHAMPAGNE. IT’S GOING TO BE A NIGHT TO REMEMBER, THE ULITMATE NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION FROM BATON ROUGE’S GREATEST HITS STATION CLASSIC HITS 103.3!

To purchase tickets, visit the link here! 

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Creole Christmas & Holiday Fair
Dec
11
1:00 PM13:00

Creole Christmas & Holiday Fair

Travel back in time and celebrate the season with us. Magnolia Mound's annual Creole Christmas celebration is back and even bigger -- featuring seasonal decorations in the historic house, traditional songs in French and Spanish sung by local school children, period demonstrations, folk crafts and the annual bonfire to welcome Papa Noel, as well as new artisan and craft demonstrations and wares for sale, even more musical performances and additional food vendors. 

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Christmas Open House & Caroling
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Christmas Open House & Caroling

Music in the Village! Stores will be open from 10am to 5pm offering tremendous specials on merchandise. Come check out the brand new inventory that has arrived in the Denham Springs Antique District.  Carolers will be singing throughout the village from 11AM to 3PM. Carousel rides will be available at Old City Hall from 12pm to 5pm. 

Additional dates:

Saturday, November 26, 201610:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, December 17, 201610:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Bocage State Cultural District Art Walk
Nov
26
6:00 PM18:00

The Bocage State Cultural District Art Walk

The Bocage State Cultural District will host its Art Walk on November 26, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The evening's festivities include open studio tours of Baton Rouge's largest working artist studio complex, N the Art Space, as well as Biletnikoff Gallery exhibit, local music, food and many other guest artists from around the region.

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2016 Sorrento Boucherie Festival
Oct
21
10:00 AM10:00

2016 Sorrento Boucherie Festival

For the first time in six years, the Sorrento Lions Club is celebrating the festival upon which the town once staked its reputation as the "Boucherie Capital of the World. On the festival's schedule is the Miss Sorrento Boucherie Festival Pageant; live music by Hai Karate, Sofa Kings and Foret Tradition; jambalaya and cracklin' cooking competitions; plus a separate "Champ of Champs" cooking competition where past Boucherie Festival jambalaya and cracklin' champions will compete for the grand title, Templet said." -The Advocate Read the full article here! For information or to volunteer at the Boucherie Festival, contact the Lions Club at sorrentolalionsclub@gmail.com or visit the club's Facebook page at sorrentolionsclub-louisiana. For information about the Miss Sorrento Boucherie Festival Pageant, contact pageant volunteers at (225) 622-5455.

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