This week in BR: Black Business Expo at LSU, Crawfête 2022 and more | Entertainment


A new week means new things to do. We’re back with events in and around Baton Rouge, including the start of the beloved crawfish season.

Monday March 7

Fiddler on the roof | Raising Cane River Center

Broadway’s longest-running musical production gets its own take on Baton Rouge from Tony Award-winning Bartlett Sher. There are still a few tickets available for the 7:30 p.m. show.

tuesday march 8

Black Business Fair | Magnolia Chamber of the Students’ Union

LSU’s Black Student Union wraps up a successful series of Black History Month events with the Black Business Exposition in the Student Union from 5-9 p.m. Come expand your professional network and stay for the “Shark Tank” style contest.

Tacos, tights and bikes | Walk in Geaux

The downtown bike rental company runs three-hour playlist tours, a Drake, bounce, and Megan the Stallion tour, starting at 8 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m. The Taco Tuesday partner food truck will serve food from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday March 9

Open Mic Evening | The train station

Laughter is the best medicine and it’s free every Wednesday at 9pm at The Station Sports Bar & Grill. Enjoy the show and drink specials, or you can join the party yourself. New and seasoned comedians are welcome to register for sets at 8 p.m.

Jewish Film Festival | Manship Theater

The postponed date for the Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival has finally arrived. “A Crime on the Bayou” will begin at 7 p.m.

Thursday March 10

Tacos and quiz | Three-reel domain

This weekly event from 6-8 p.m. is the perfect opportunity to test your quiz skills while munching on tacos.

Friday March 11

Opening of the exhibition | Yes we cannibals

Attend the opening reception for Atlanta-based artist Steven L. Anderson’s “Entropy Plan for the Western Farm” art exhibit at 7 p.m. Complimentary drinks will be available along with live music from KLSU’s Tentative Power.

Movies at will | Tin Roof Beer

Join Tin Roof Brewery to kick off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with the screening of “Leprechaun 5: In The Hood” at 7 p.m. Southern’s Food Truck will also be on hand to serve chicken sandwiches to the public beginning at 5 p.m.

Saturday March 12

A night of monologues | Nice Bee Park

225 Theater Collective encourages you to perform your favorite monologue from a play, movie or original work at 5 p.m. Pre-approval of materials and submission of registration is required for all participants.

Children’s Designer Market | Downtown craftsmen

Come shop all kinds of creations made by children aged 6 to 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday March 13

Crawfest 2022 | Perkns Rowe

Over a dozen restaurants will be in attendance bringing a plethora of boiled and gourmet crawfish dishes to kick off crawfish season in the capital.


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