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BanditFest: Art + Music with The Stage Coach Bandits and Friends, Fri, Jul 27th, 8 PM

WHYR 96.9 is excited to present an in-town summertime local arts & music cultural festival, taking place Friday, July 27th, at North Gate Tavern. Doors open at 8pm, music starts at 9pm, and original music by the Stage Coach Bandits being performed for the first time starts at 10pm.

Check out the Facebook event page, let us know you’re coming, and invite your friends!

Call to artists: jewelers, printmakers, t-shirt designers, dancers, all creative members of the community are invited to participate in this event. Please contact

Proceeds from the event are being generously donated to BR Community Radio! We thank the Stage Coach Bandits for producing the event, and North Gate Tavern for hosting it.

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The Highest Pass, Wed, Aug 15th, 7 PM

Yoga Bliss and WHYR 96.9 FM present a screening of the award-winning documentary

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at the Manship Theatre on Wednesday, August 15th, at 7 PM. Part heartā€pounding adventure and part spiritual quest, this film documents the journey of seven seekers who follow a guru with a Vedic death prophecy on a motorcycle trip up to the highest pass of the Indian Himalayas.

The guru featured in the film, Anand Mehrotra, is traveling to Baton Rouge to introduce the film and participate in a Q&A session following the screening.

For ticket information, please see the Manship Theatre event page. We thank Leah Simon for producing this cultural event and the Manship Theatre for hosting it.