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Arts Council of Central Louisiana

Art Changes Everything!Art outlives each of us, and is the purest history of the human spirit-not only what we are, but what we dream of becoming.

Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare

Welcome to Central Louisiana Arts & HealthcareThe mission of Central Louisiana Arts & Healthcare is to provide innovative arts programming in healthcare settings..... to promote healing for patients, respite for family members and stress relief for medical personnel.Our major goals are to increase overall patient and staff satisfaction through arts-based stress relief, provide patients with arts experiences that assist with the healing process, and create a warmer, uplifting and welcoming hospital environment.

City Park Players

The historic Central Louisiana Community Theatre traces its roots to the Alexandria Little Theatre group that was organized in the 1930s. That group eventually led the way to the construction of the Little Theatre in Bringhurst Park, which was decimated by a fire during the storms of hurricane Gustav. In 2010 City Park Players completed the 62nd consecutive season, with performances at the Hearn Stage, a space rented from the Arts Council of Central Louisiana and located in the Rapides Foundation Building. Join us in 2011 - Keep the drama on the stage with your community theatre!

LSUA Empty Space Players

 LSUA Empty Space Players Announce 2013-2014 Season by Daniel Williams | Jul 31, 2013 Robert Harper, LSUA’s new Director of Theatre and Empty Space Players, has announced ESP’s 2013-2014 season, dedicated to the memory of longtime theatre director and community leader, Richard Gwartney. Robert Harper, LSUA’s new Director of Theatre and Empty Space Players, has announced ESP’s 2013-2014 season, dedicated to the memory of longtime theatre director and community leader, Richard Gwartney.This musical season will include a production of The Fantasticks, the longest running musical in history, an

Rapides Symphony Orchestra

The roots of the Rapides Symphony Orchestra and a community-wide love of music go back for many generations in Alexandria, to the Opera House (later the Paramount Theater) built on Third Street prior to World War I, and to the Community Concert Association which came into existence immediately following World War II.   The Rapides Symphony Orchestra, as it exists today, was formed in 1967.  The orchestra performs an annual series of classical, pops, and family concerts at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Alexandria.

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