SCRATCH the SURFACE, the first BA Benefit!
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SCRATCH the SURFACE, the first BA Benefit!

Basin Arts is thrilled to announce that we are now an official NONPROFIT 501c3 ORGANIZATION making all donations tax-deductible. Clare Cook, founder of Basin Arts, launched the entity as ‘a container for creativity’ in 2016. The art center is a place where artists of all types collaborate and classes for all levels encourage artistic expression in the...

SURFACE by Basin Dance Collective, Nov. 28-30th
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SURFACE by Basin Dance Collective, Nov. 28-30th

Basin Dance Collective presents SURFACE Acadiana Center for the Arts, James Devin Moncus Theater November 28th – 30th, 7:30pm SURFACE is the newest original dance work from Basin Dance Collective, choreographed by Clare Cook in collaboration with body painter, Brittney Pelloquin and abstract painter, Dirk Guidry. In a world where polarities scream the loudest, SURFACE...

AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The GreenRoom
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AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The GreenRoom

AMBUSH!! Reve Coffee and The Green Room Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’ve been flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. For our fourth AMBUSH!! we started at Reve Coffee and danced our way down the street to The...

Fall Dance Class Schedule!
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Fall Dance Class Schedule!

Goodbye Summer… Hello Autumn! Check out the new fall dance class schedule at Basin Arts! We offer a wide variety of weekly dance classes taught by some of the areas most qualified dance and movement artists. Our classes are drop-in style, open to adults and teens ages 16+. There are no performance commitments, just dancing!...

AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue
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AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue

AMBUSH!! General Mouton Statue Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’ve been flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. For our third AMBUSH!! we popped up at the General Mouton Statue Ambush #3 happened on Saturday July 14th during Artwalk on...

AMBUSH!! Holiday in Spain
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AMBUSH!! Holiday in Spain

On Friday, June 29th, three dancers, one painter, and a singer united to create a great spectacle reminiscent of a Holiday in Spain! Beginning at Pamplona and making their way to the atrium at the Gordon Hotel, audience members followed the performers for this interactive running of the bulls. The dancers, Gina Aswell, Nicole Curtis and...

AMBUSH!! Central Pizza & Bar
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AMBUSH!! Central Pizza & Bar

AMBUSH!! Central Pizza & Bar Introducing Basin Arts AMBUSH! We’re flowing out into the streets of Downtown Lafayette all summer long and popping up when you least expect it and in the most surprising ways. Our first ever AMBUSH!! Took place right outside of CENTRAL Pizza & Bar… some painting… a little Tap dancing… and...

Summer Class Schedule!
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Summer Class Schedule!

Summer is a great time to jump into dance classes at Basin Arts! We offer a wide variety of weekly dance classes taught by some of the areas most qualified dance and movement artists. Our classes are drop-in style, open to adults and teens ages 16+. There are no performance commitments, just dancing! You are...

Acadiana Dance Month Recap!
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Acadiana Dance Month Recap!

Acadiana Dance Month Recap! AAANNNDDDD THAT’S A WRAP! The first ever Acadiana Dance Month was a huge success! March, 2018 was aimed at creating awareness and advocacy for the art of dance in our Acadiana Region. With nearly 100 local dance schools, cultural groups, professional companies, student organizations, a university program and dance service providers,...

Field Trips to Basin Arts
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Field Trips to Basin Arts

Over the past few weeks Basin Arts has had the pleasure of hosting a few field trips, and they starting to become something of a high demand among the elementary grade schools! Ben Koch, one of our artists in residence, shares his experience of the first ever Basin Arts field trip and gives a brief...

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