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Sundays@4 is Baton Rouge Gallery’s most diverse program, offering more than a dozen performances/readings from top-notch local authors, musicians, dance troupes, poets and more. Always free, always open to the public and always starting at 4pm, these intimate engagements give you an up close look at what local writers and performers are working on. Here’s what’s coming up next at Sundays@4: 

 

JANUARY 11 - A Discussion with P.3+BR's Curators, Raina Wirta and Rodneyna Hart

 

Baton Rouge Gallery's Sundays@4 series welcomes the curators for P.3+BR, Raina Wirta and Rodneyna Hart, for an in-depth discussion of the capital region's extension of the contemporary biennial Prospect.3 New Orleans. 

As always, Sundays@4 presentations are free and open to the public and begin at 4 p.m.

Wirta and Hart will shed light on the behind-the-scenes work that went into the entire P.3+BR experience and the selection of the works that are included in P.3+BR's marquee exhibition, which can be viewed on the fourth floor of the Chase building in downtown Baton Rouge through January 25. Other topics of discussion will be the current state of contemporary art in Baton Rouge and where they see it headed in the near future.

 

OTHER UPCOMING SUNDAYS@4 PRESENTATIONS:

 

February 22: Poets Vincent Cellucci & Christopher Shipman read from A Ship on the Line, a book of battleship verse-charges to determine the depth of technology’s effects on the personal and the poetic. The pair hold the line of the poem and dare updating naval warfare's final goal to syncing.

March 29: Author Barbara Sims discusses her book, The Next Elvis: Searching for Stardom at Sun Records, just two days removed from what would have been the iconic record label's 63rd birthday. Her presentation will focus on her own role with the company, the struggles she faced in the male-dominated workforce of the day, as well as the stories behind Sun's founder Sam Phillips and his work with icons such as B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Little Junior Parker and more. 

 

STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS ON OTHER SUNDAYS@4 PRESENTATIONS

Baton Rouge Gallery and its Sundays@4 program is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.