The Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present CAPA on the Cane on Saturday, March 11 from 11:30 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. on the Downtown Riverbank Stage in Natchitoches. Admission is free.
Several student musical ensembles will present full performances. NSU art students and faculty will have work on display. CAPA on the Cane is in conjunction with the City of Natchitoches’ annual Bloomin’ on the Bricks program.
“CAPA on the Cane is one way we have of giving back to the community,” said Scott Burrell, director of the School of Creative and Performing Arts. “We receive so much support throughout the year. This is one way of saying thank you while promoting our programs to a new audience. We thank Jill Leo and the City of Natchitoches for this opportunity.”
CAPA on the Cane will begin with a presentation by NSU Dance at 11:30 a.m. The NSU Fine and Graphic Art Faire will also take place from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. The NSU Steel Band plays at 12:15 p.m. Vocal students will perform at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra Ensemble at 3 p.m. The award-winning NSU Jazz Orchestra closes out the event at 4:30 p.m.