Join the LSU A. P. Tureaud, Sr., Black Alumni Chapter for a two-day event celebrating the legacy of A. P. Tureaud, Sr., including a musical production at the Manship Theatre, welcome party at the Shaw Center for the Arts, the first reunion of the LSU Gospel Choir, on-campus tail-gating party, and the first LSU Home Football Game.
REUNION CELEBRATION AGENDA
Friday, September 6
7 p.m. - Here’s To You, Mr. Tureaud Production
Through musical, dance, and oratorical performances, the Reunion Friday night event will walk the audience through LSU and Louisiana history, identifying those who had an impact on creating and enhancing African-American life on campus and forever shaping diversity at LSU. It will include an audience toast to the Tureaud legacy. Red Carpet attire.
9 p.m. -Welcome Party
Hartley/Vey Studio Theaters at Manship Theatre located at the Shaw Center, 100 Lafayette Street in downtown Baton Rouge.
Enjoy good food, beverages, and fellowship, while dancing to live music.
$60 for the Production and Welcome Party | $30 for the Welcome Party only
All Friday events will take place at the premier entertainment/theatrical venue in downtown Baton Rouge-The Shaw Center for the Arts.
Saturday, September 7
11 a.m. – Reunion Tail-gating Party
The tailgate party at Hodges Hall, a stone’s throw from Tiger Stadium, amidst the sight and sound of the Tiger marching band, will include fun and entertainment for alumni and their guests. It a tradition and will give fans and reunion participants an exciting way to enjoy the electric game day atmosphere.
$15 per person
TBA – Football Game | LSU v. University of Alabama (Birmingham) Tiger Stadium
Tickets are $40 each (plus service charges) and will be available to those who register for our reunion weekend. After you register, you will receive the link via email on how to purchase your tickets online through the LSU Athletic Ticket Office. We are limited to 100 tickets, therefore tickets are first come, first serve. The deadline to purchase these reserved ticket is July 15th. The seats are located in the 401 section of the South Endzone. The exact time has not been set, however we will update the website once the kick off time is announced.
All Saturday events will take place on the LSU Campus.
Accommodations information is available here.
Directions for Friday’s off-campus events:
Shaw Center for the Arts:
From I-10 North: Exit at Convention St. and drive down Convention to the Shaw Center
From I-10 South: Exit at Government St., merge right with traffic and drive for a half mile. Turn right on St. Louis St.
and drive to North Blvd. Theatre will be on your left.
A guide for parking in downtown Baton Rouge can be found at http://downtownbatonrouge.org/aroundparking.
Parking for Saturday’s on-campus events:
LSU Union Square Parking Garage located on Raphael Semmes Rd. between Highland Rd. and East Campus Dr. Paid meter parking is also available on the second, third, and fourth floors for $1.50 per hour from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
LSU Union Square includes:
- the new Barnes and Noble University Bookstore
- the club at LSU Union Square, formerly the LSU Faculty Club
- the LSU Student Union and Union Theatre
- all connecting outdoor spaces
- the new Women’s Center
- African American Cultural Center