ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Usually Booked will entertain dwell in Bogue Falaya Park on April Eight on the subsequent Chillin’ on the River live performance scheduled by the Metropolis of Covington to supply outside music in public venues for residents denied dwell music by the Coronavirus pandemic and for musicians denied the possibility to carry out.
The free live shows, packaged by the Workplace of Cultural Arts & Leisure, are scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to eight:30 p.m. These attending are permitted to carry ice chests, meals, grownup drinks, blankets and garden chairs. COVID protections in place on the time of every live performance shall be enforced, together with face masks and social distancing. Different reveals deliberate this month embrace:
- April 15 — Dat Band at Rev. Peter S. Atkins Park
- April 22 — Fermin Ceballos at Covington Trailhead
- April 29 — Christian Serpas & Ghost City at Bogue Falaya Park
Verify the Covington web site or Fb web page earlier than every live performance to be taught of any adjustments, together with changes to start out instances. All live shows are weather-dependent.
NO SWEET PRINCE: The hilarious hit musical “Disenchanted” involves life with a six-woman forged April 9-24 on the Reducing Edge Theater stage at 757 Robert Blvd., in Slidell. It is musical comedy for grown-ups! Tickets are on sale for Eight p.m. performances on a number of Fridays and Saturdays; $27.50 at Eventbrite.com.
A half-dozen storybook heroines toss their tiaras and set the file straight about the way in which they’re portrayed in popular culture. Poisoned apples, glass slippers … who wants ’em?! Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Magnificence and different posse members have their very own methods spelling out what’s what, and the story just isn’t Grimm.
NEW OLDIE: Pleasure & Prejudice, a contemporary take by Kate Hamill on the Jane Austen traditional, will present April 10-25 on the 30 By Ninety Theatre, 880 Lafayette St., in Mandeville. This isn’t your grandmother’s Jane Austen; this can be a daring, boisterous Pleasure & Prejudice for a brand new age — full with a good-looking, and nonetheless aggravating, Mr. Darcy. Rated PG. Exhibits at Eight p.m. and a pair of:30 p.m. matinees. Tickets on sale now. See 30ByNINETY.com.
MEET TOM: The “Glass Menagerie” shall be introduced by the Marian Gamers of St. Paul’s Theater on April 14-24. This deeply private and transferring drama launched the profession of the southern-born Tennessee Williams, marking his first hit on Broadway. Meet Tom, primarily based on Williams, residing in a small St. Louis residence with mom Amanda and sister Laura. He’s chargeable for them each however goals of a lifetime of journey. Marian Gamers director Gordon Carmadelle, saying the play sends the message that we’re all chargeable for one another indirectly, means that that is “an ideal message for our college students and for everybody” as of late. Due to COVID-19, two rotating casts will take the stage, every on particular present dates. Tickets can be found at www.ticketpeak.co/stpauls.
FEEL THE BREEZE: “As soon as On This Island” will play April 16-Could 2 at Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nelson Drive. Jennifer Baptiste directs this musical set on a Caribbean island; guide and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Friday and Saturday reveals at Eight p.m.; Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. However common admission tickets $28 (seniors & college students, $22) at www.slidelllittletheatre.org.
OUI OUI! Playmakers Theatre in Covington will characteristic the hilarious French farce “In One Mattress and Out the Different” on weekends between April 17 and Could 2. The manufacturing, a madcap mix-up of bored spouses, scheming novelists-disguised-as-nobles, harmless maidens and a crusty outdated aunt, takes place in a Paris residence and is written by Mawby Inexperienced and Ed Feilbert. The present is directed by Arden Allen Dufilho with help from Ed Dufilho. Saturday performances at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 and accessible on-line at www.playmakersinc.com or on the Playmakers’ door, 19106 Playmakers Street.
THE ARTS: Registration is open for the next at Abbey Artwork Works at St. Joseph Abbey:
- Superior Drawing Methods with Jaclyn Warren; Wednesdays by June 2; 9 a.m. to midday.
- It is All Greek To Me; “The Statuary of Historical Greece and The Renaissance,” a lecture by Br. Christopher Schaefer; April 17 at 1 p.m.
- Portray Impressionistic Landscapes in Pastels and Oils; 4 days of plein-air and studio portray with Alan Flattmann; Could 17-21
- An Artist Retreat; summer time 2021 with Billie Bourgeois; Aug. 23-27.
- The Artwork of Illumination Workshop with Lyn Hill Taylor; Oct. 4-8.
- Leonardo’s Legacy: Portray, Science, and the Lifetime of the Soul with Lyn Hill Taylor; required for newcomers & really helpful for all; Mondays, 9 a.m. to midday; year-round.
- Oil & Water: Traditional Instruction in Oil and Watercolor Portray with Lyn Hill Taylor; Thursdays; year-round.
Extra info at www.saintjosephabbey.com/abbeyartworks, (985) 327-1021 or email@example.com. Reductions accessible for many Guild of St. Luke members, a membership program open to all, together with arts organizations, skilled artists, academics, working artists, patrons, collectors, students, historians and philosophers. Go to saintjosephabbey.com/guild-of-st-luke for extra info.
OH LOOK! The Covington Heritage Basis will host the sixth annual Covington Antiques and Uniques Competition April 17-18 on the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire St. The free, juried occasion will embrace greater than 50 distributors displaying a mixture of vintage furnishings, interval collectibles, architectural salvage, and vintage-inspired positive arts and crafts, in addition to meals and dwell music. An added characteristic to the pageant would be the St. Tammany Artwork Affiliation’s Artwork Market with positive artwork, jewellery, pictures, work, woodworking, fiber artwork, pottery and extra on show.
Competition hours are 10 a.m. to five p.m. every day. For extra info, name (985) 892-1873 or at www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com. The pageant will observe the bodily distancing rule and face masks mandate as required.
BEEP BEEP! The Second Annual Cruisin’ the Castine Automotive Present takes place April 10 within the Pelican Park/Castine Middle car parking zone at 63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville. The present is open to all automobiles: antiques, classics, muscle vehicles, vans, bikes, jeeps, aide-by-aides, fashionable and extra.
There shall be outside paved parking spots, distributors, meals vans and awards. The night time will finish with an Eight p.m. fireworks present. Viewing is free to the general public from 2 p.m. to eight:30 p.m. Preregister a present automotive earlier than April 9 at pelicanpark.com to pay solely $25 a automobile; $35 day of the present. For more information, go to pelicanpark.com.
WAGONS HO: The Folsom Spring Backyard Competition is April 10 from 9 a.m. to three p.m. at Halfway Church Park, 82424 La. 25 (subsequent door to the submit workplace). Free to attend, however no pets, please. Purchase for spring planting from Louisiana growers who will reply questions on-site. Loads of parking, however clients are reminded to carry plant wagons to assist with procuring and transport to their automobiles.
REPTILE AND EXOTIC PET SHOW returns to The Harbor Middle in Slidell on April 17-18. Purchase or browse hundreds of reptiles, amphibians, inverts, feeders, provides and extra. Try the academic part for a hands-on expertise with a number of the most unique reptiles and animals on the planet. One-day move is $10 for adults, $5 for youngsters 5-12; two-day move is $15 for adults, $Eight for youngsters 5-12. Youthful children go free. Purchase on-line and decide up tickets on the will-call desk. Tickets are nonrefundable and will be purchased the day of the present.
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OLD MANDEVILLE HISTORIC ASSOCIATION’S digital tour of 4 historic properties begins Could 9, a compromise to returning to the standard Mom’s Day tour that has been twice canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The tour of personal residences within the metropolis’s historic district shall be accessible for on-line viewing for 3 weeks. Every 20- to 30-minute tour focuses on the house by the eyes of the proprietor and addresses the structure, renovation course of, art work and collections, panorama and the home’s historical past. Every tour shall be prerecorded by a videography group allowed into every residence.
The tour is sponsored by the nonprofit Previous Mandeville Historic Affiliation and is tour is a significant fundraiser. Proceeds from the sale of digital tour tickets shall be used for varied tasks, together with outreach to high school youngsters, the publication of strolling tour guides, and the continued rehabilitation of the Jean Baptiste Lang Home. The $25 tickets give entry to view all 4 excursions, in addition to a bonus Lang Home Museum tour. Verify the web site at www.oldmandevillehistoricassociation.org/home-tour and Fb web page, www.facebook.com/OldMandevilleHistoricAsso/.
RAISING THE ROOF for charity, an annual undertaking of Northshore Dwelling Builders Affiliation, is promoting $100 raffle tickets for an opportunity to win a brand new three-bed residence in Covington or a number of the $5,00zero value of mini prizes being given away throughout 4 separate drawings on April 15, June 15, July 13 and Sept. 13. The grand prize drawing for the house is about for Sept. 26. Proceeds this yr to learn NAMI St. Tammany, CAC Hope Home and Habitat for Humanity St. Tammany West. Purchase tickets on-line at http://ow.ly/zeG050DG2xg.
A TASTE OF COVINGTON is scheduled for June 1-30, however wine tasting tickets are already being bought. Sponsorships are additionally accessible for this 10th anniversary, monthlong celebration of meals, wine, music and artwork, a undertaking of the Covington Enterprise Affiliation. Go to ATasteofCovington.com.
PICNIC WITH A PURPOSE is scheduled for Could 8, and Secure Haven Basis is hoping that its third annual fundraising occasion of the yr is a appeal. It is a family-friendly, drive-thru occasion to assist help the Secure Haven mission of offering a high-quality, coordinated, sustainable and humane community of behavioral well being care anchored in St. Tammany Parish. Patton’s Caterers will put together recent Louisiana seafood for pickup in two places: Patton’s Caterers, Salmen-Fritchie Home, 127 Cleveland Ave., in Slidell, and First Baptist Church, 16333 La. 1085 in Covington. Picnic sponsorships can be found. Go to www.picnicwithapurpose.org or observe on Fb to be taught extra about sponsorships, presale tickets and extra occasion particulars as they unfold. Study extra about Secure Haven at www.safehavenstp.org.
NORTHLAKE PERFORMING ARTS SOCIETY will carry out in live performance Could 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Could 23 at three p.m. in Mandeville at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 2480 U.S. 190. Tickets are $15-plus for ages 10 and up. Purchase at www.NPASsingers.org or www.NPAS.ticketleap.com/singing. COVID-19 pointers shall be adopted.
FOSTER TEEN CARE: An April 20 discussion board is deliberate to give attention to the rising challenges dealing with space foster youngsters, notably teenagers who’re transitioning out of the system. Louisiana State Chaplain Michael Sprague (Capitol Fee) and Decide Scott Gardner (22nd Judicial District Courtroom) are main an initiative with James Samaritan and two dozen native pastors to teach the faith-based neighborhood concerning the hurdles these youth face and to beef up an area mentoring program to assist.
The gathering of pastors and leaders shall be held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Covington, and it’s open to all pastors, church members and anybody else locally who wish to be taught extra. Registration is required. For extra info or to register, e mail pastor Sprague at firstname.lastname@example.org. If registering multiple individual, embrace the names and e mail addresses of all within the celebration. For extra info on James Samaritan and Open Desk, go to jamessamaritan.org.
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