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SEP 2014

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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54 Potpourri Things to do Making Business of Your Band Four-part Workshop for Music Industry Professionals On Tuesday, September 9, Tipitina's Foundation' Music Office Co-Op will begin a month-long series of workshops for music industry professionals at East Baton Rouge Main Library, located at 7711 Goodwood Boulevard in Baton Rouge. Making Business of Your Band is a four-part workshop series presented with support from Louisiana Economic Development's Small and Emerging Business Development Program (SEBD) and the Recording Academy Memphis Chapter to give Louisiana residents who already use music (or media) as a form of income the tools to develop their music business to its full potential. This workshop series is free for all Tipitina's Music Office Co-Op members, and community mem- bers are invited to participate for a $10 per-session fee. Recording Academy members and SEBD- certified participants receive a 50% discount ($5). Each session will be run from 6:30-9 p.m. Session 1 - Getting Into Business: The "why" and "how" of entrepreneurship -September 9 with Johnny Palazzotto, Baton Rouge native and entertainment industry veteran Session 2 - Making It Legal: Producing and pro- tecting intellectual property and your business -September with ELLA (Ashlye Keaton), Entertainment Law and Legal Assistance Project Session 3 - Taking it to Another Level: Industry trends, strategy, discovering new in local, region- al, national, and international markets -September 23 with Scott Billington, Grammy Award-winning producer, executive, writer, and musician Session 4 - Managing Revenue Streams: Small business accounting, crowdfunding, and diversi- fication -September 30 with Mark Samuels, president/ owner of Basin Street Records and/or LeAnne Weill, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Louisiana Office of Tourism For more information or to pre-register, contact Jim O'Donnell at batonrouge@tipitinas.com or (225) 389-0133. Pre-registration is not required. All classes begin at 6:30 p.m. at East Baton Rouge Main Library, located at 7711 Goodwood Boulevard. For more information on the LED Small and Emerging Business Development (SEBD) Program, visit www.opportu- nityLouisiana.com/SEBD. Mary Poppins Presented by Theatre Baton Rouge Theatre Baton Rouge, or TBR, kicks off their 2014-2015 Capital Series with the Regional Premiere of Disney's "Mary Poppins," co-created by Walt Dis- ney and Cameron Mackintosh. Under the direction of Lin Holdridge, "Mary Poppins" opens on September 12 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through September 28 on the Main Stage at TBR. A musical based on the stories of P.I. Travers and the Walt Disney film, "Mary Poppins" is the story of the Banks family who live in a big house in London on Cherry Lane. The children, Jane and Michael, have their own ideas about what sort of caretaker they should have, while their parents–and in particular, Mr. Banks–are insistent on someone strict for the job. When a mysterious young woman named Mary Pop- pins appears at their doorstep, the family finds that she's the answer to their prayers, but in the most pe- culiar way. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Mi- chael aren't the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "anything can happen if you let it." Tickets are $28 individually, $25 for a group of 10 or more and $20 for Students. Student IDs are re- quired when you come to the theater. There is a $1 handling fee per ticket. Tickets are on sale now in the Box Office. For more information about "Mary Pop- pins" and how to get tickets, call the Box Office at (225) 924-6496, or visit www.theatrebr.org. Free Remodeling Seminars Information for Consumers The Remodelers Council of Greater Baton Rouge is hosting several seminars in various libraries for consumers who are considering any type or size addi- tion or remodel project. The public will learn where and how to start their remodeling project, what licenses and/or permits are required by their contrac- tor, why the lowest bid might actually end up being the most costly to them, and how to design and make the changes to their home so that they can remain in their home as they get older. All of the seminars are free to attend. These seminars will be held as follows: • Tuesday, September 16, 6-8 p.m. at Jones Creek • Tuesday October 14, 6-8 p.m. at Bluebonnet • Saturday, November 1, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Main Library From 12:15-1:30 p.m., on November 1, there will also be a special video presentation and discussion on aging in place and how seniors or those with some disabilities can remain in their home. Guys and Dolls Presented by Runnels School The award-winning musical comedy Guys and Dolls is coming to the stage of the Runnels The- ater for the Performing Arts for three performances in September. Featuring a cast and crew of Runnels faculty, staff, parents, alumni, students entering 9th- 12th grades, and local actors and musicians, Guys and Dolls is the seventh in a series of annual Runnels The- ater community productions. Set in the nightclubs, restaurants and drugstores of after-hours Broadway in the 1930s, the play is populated by a colorful crowd of genial hustlers, gamblers, showgirls and cops. The story follows the action of small-time grifter Nathan Detroit, who runs "the oldest established, permanent foating crap game in New York" as he hunts for a safe place to hold a high stakes dice game. Meanwhile, Sky Masterson, a big time gambler, tries to win a thousand dollar bet with Nathan that he can make the next girl he sees fall in love with him. When the girl turns out to be Miss Sarah Brown, head do-gooder at the Save-a-Soul Mission, things get complicated. 54 r e a d u s o n l i n e a t w w w . c i t y s o c i a l . c o m

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