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Upcoming Events
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
02/25/2017 to 02/26/2017
The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged.

Fashion Fusion 2017
This high energy, runway-style fashion show is infused with dance performed by the Debbie Bourg School of Dance and is a benefit event for the Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana. The show features local fashion boutiques from the Monroe area and promotes shopping local, while promoting the work of the Children's Coalition.

36th annual Black History Parade
Enjoy marching units, schools, churches, car clubs, motorcycle clubs and horse clubs! This year's theme is "Freedom is never given. It is won." The parade rolls down Washington Street to North 4th to DeSiard Street and will end at Eastgate Plaza.

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The Arts
Arender Studio + Gallery
131 Art Alley
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 791-5115
Creative Paintings, Incorporated
410 North 6th Street, Suite 2
West Monroe, LA 71291
Tel: 318-348-9241
DOWNSTAIRS Gallery & Studio
Open for crawls and Saturday-Sunday 2:30 pm-5:30 pm. Features different artists each crawl.
137 Art Alley
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 282-5763
Louisiana Delta Ballet
It is Louisiana Delta Ballet's goal to bring quality ballet to North Louisiana. The Company consists of pre-professional dancers from a sixteen parish area of North Louisiana. LDB has become a vessel for dancers to pursue a professional dance career and has also contributed to an increase in the appreciation for the arts in the community.
710 Highway 139
Monroe, LA 71203
Tel: (318) 345-1155
Luna Blue Yoga Studio and Gallery
Luna Blue Yoga Studio and Gallery is a beautiful and airy space located in historic downtown Monroe. Luna Blue holds yoga classes 7 days a week and is the newest member in the Downtown Arts Alliance, showcasing artists during the Downtown Gallery Crawl which is held on the first Thursday every other month. Come see the benefits your mind, body and soul will experience at Luna Blue Yoga Studio and Gallery!
Hours: Open 7 Days a Week
428 DeSiard Street
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 355-3207
MAD Gallery
130 Art Alley
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 380-1910
Monroe Symphony Orchestra
Providing live, symphonic music of high artistic quality for the education and enjoyment of the people of Northeast Louisiana and the region.
700 University Ave
Monroe, LA 71209
Tel: (318) 812-6761
Northeast Louisiana Arts Council
The Northeast Louisiana Arts Council serves as a resource for the arts and cultural information for the region. Their online calendar contains information about art shows, musicals, theatre performances, and more.
2305 North 7th Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
Tel: (318) 396-9520
Ouachita River Art Gallery
Here’s a great find where over 25 regional artists showcase their talents with an exciting variety of mediums in this quaint gallery located in Antique Alley. Traditional and contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics, woodwork, photography, jewelry, glass-fused items, even note cards and special novelty items. An annual art extravaganza is held each November. Workshops are offered at various times in the year. Ouachita River Art Gallery
Hours: Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Cost: Admission free
308 Trenton Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
Tel: (318) 322-2380
Palace Gallery
220 Desiard Street
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 376-3952
Strauss Theatre Center
Strauss Theatre is home to a variety of stage performances throughout the year. Providing dramas, comedies, and good times for the entire family. The staff and cast members contribute a strong artistic force in the Northeast Louisiana region.
1300 Lamy Ln.
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 323-6681
Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts
Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts offers the very first comprehensive programming in the arts for youth in Northeast Louisiana. SYAA enourages youth to get involved, be creative and to have fun while learning.
1300 Lamy Ln.
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 812-7922
The Big Room Gallery
Open for crawls and by appointment. Features different artists each crawl.
135 Art Alley
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 732-8747
The Sugar Gallery
135 Art Alley
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 243-3092
Twin City Ballet Company
Founded in 1970, the Twin City Ballet Company is a premiere regional dance company located in Monroe, LA committed to community enrichment through artistic and educational excellence throughout Northeast Louisiana. Twin City Ballet Company achieves and inspires excellence in dance by offering mastery of the discipline, outstanding performances, and community education/outreach.
2905 Desoto St.
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 388-3011
University of Louisiana at Monroe Visual and Performing Arts
VAPA programs are designed to develop your expertise, challenge your creativity, and fuel your passion for the arts!
700 University Ave. BiedenHarn Hall
Monroe , LA 71209
Tel: (318) 342-3811
Upstairs Gallery
135 Art Alley
Monroe, LA 71201
Tel: (318) 381-2110
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