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Important moments over 15 years of the Baton Rouge arts scene

Shaw Center brings cultural events and opportunities to downtown (2005) The turning point of modern attempts to revitalize downtown can be traced to the opening of the Shaw Center for the Arts in 2005. The shimmering futuristic facility seemed to usher in a new identity for Baton Rouge that was hip, cool and brimming with activity. Housing the Manship Theatre, Glassell Gallery and the new home of the LSU Museum…