Announcing T.E.A.M
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Announcing T.E.A.M

Basin Arts is pleased to announce a new addition to our yearly programming, The Emerging Artist Mentorship Program aka T.E.A.M. In January 2018, Basin Arts will present the first T.E.A.M. exhibition featuring a select group of emerging artists who have recently graduated or will soon graduate from a university arts degree program. We are seeking...

Improv Inspiration
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Improv Inspiration

Over the weekend, Basin Arts played host to an exciting September Artwalk… Sideways Hot Tub: Super Motivation Galore Saturday September 9, 2017 At Basin Arts, we typically change the work in our art gallery monthly, but every now and again we have a show that will stay for two months. Because we are focused on...

Meet Gina Hanchey
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Meet Gina Hanchey

Meet Choreographer, Gina Hanchey. Gina’s dance is inspired by the choreography of a restaurant…from kitchen to dining room. From kitchen prep to meal presentation, any given night in a restaurant is intricately choreographed with every detail carefully planned out; culminating in a sensory event that still only lasts but a moment. The same can be said about...

Meet Paige Krause
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Meet Paige Krause

Meet Choreographer, Paige Krause. Paige’s dance looks at how the five senses inspire both food and movement. Choreographer, Paige Krause will premiere her new dance work, sea of senses, this week at STIR. Her cast includes dancers, Jasmine Bertrand, Whitney Willis Hebert, and Leah Twilley, featuring music by Kind Cousin, illustrations by Kelli Foret Richard,...

Meet Clare Cook
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Meet Clare Cook

Meet Choreographer, Clare Cook Clare will premiere her latest dance theater piece, Ripe Figs Won’t Keep, at STIR.  Clare Cook watches the fig tree in her backyard like some people watch storms. She imagines the leaves as citizens of a community, the branches; living roads leading to family groups, the roots; ancestors who mine the...

Meet Sharon Leahy
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Meet Sharon Leahy

Meet Choreographer, Sharon Leahy Sharon has created an original dance film for STIR titled Ground Fine. Ground Fine is all about our rocky relationships with food. Human nature leads us to crave the foods that we know we shouldn’t have. Ground Fine zooms in on those weaker moments in life with playfulness and physicality asking “why...

Meet Frances Barker
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Meet Frances Barker

Meet Choreographer, Frances Barker. Frances is developing a new work for STIR all about dining alone. Frances says… “Growing up in Southern Louisiana my whole life; food is communal. A Sunday dinner is never your average Sunday dinner, food is always in abundance. It’s where we gather to share, laugh, argue and socialize with friends...

STIR Tickets On Sale!
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STIR Tickets On Sale!

Basin Arts and Runaway Dish present STIR TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Basin Arts and Runaway Dish are teaming up for a unique dance and food performance event, STIR, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. STIR mixes the senses together for an evening of dance performance taking inspiration from some of life’s basic necessities; food and movement. Expect to taste and see...

STIR Opening Night Celebration!
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STIR Opening Night Celebration!

Basin Arts and Runaway Dish present STIR: the OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION Thursday, August 3, 7:30pm Tickets: $125/person GET TICKETS Basin Arts and Runaway Dish are teaming up for a unique dance and food performance event, STIR, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. STIR mixes the senses together for an evening of dance performance taking...

Teacher Feature: Alex McBride
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Teacher Feature: Alex McBride

Get to know a bit more about Teaching Artist, Alex McBride How long have you been dancing? This question is always the hardest to answer because I sort of have two different answers. I attended my first formal dance class when I was around 11 years old. However, I always watched my sister and her...