UL’s College of the Arts will hold a week long arts festival April 1-5. The 2nd annual Festival of the Arts covers a wide range of media, including fashion, film, music, architecture, dance, print making, industrial design, and a Gala honoring former UL art professor and painter Elemore Morgan Jr. Some of the highlights are the Tuesday evening screening of award winning director Guy Maddin’s Brand Upon the Brain , a Wednesday morning lecture by Ed Mazria , founder of Architecture 2030 , an organization committed to develop innovative solutions to global warming, a Wednesday evening concert by the UL Percussion and Jazz Ensemble, a Thursday morning Architectural Trolly Tour of River Ranch led by architect Steve Oubre , and will close with a Saturday Gala honoring Morgan, which includes a silent art auction at the downtown Iberia Bank building. For a complete schedule, click here . All events are open to the public, and tickets are available by calling 482-6224 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Individual event tickets will be sold at the door, or get a festival pass for $50. Proceeds from the festival benefit SPARK, the College of the Arts’ Annual Campaign, which provides funding for scholarships, professorships and faculty and technology enhancement.

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