New Orleans area for Feb. 22, 2013

By FUN staff

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIthe front: 4100 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Four solo exhibitions featuring the visual experiments of Carl Joe Williams, Kyle Hossli, Rajko Radovanovic and Mike Drake through Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (504) 920-3980 or http://www.nolafront.org.

martin lawrence galleries: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. “MModern Masters Touchdownodern Masters Touchdown” and 1999 Super Bowl trophy and ring on exhibit Jan. 25 through Friday, Feb. 15. The gallery will welcome visitors with complimentary wine and king cake during the exhibition. Hours are: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., every day. http://www.martinlawrence.com or (504) 299-9055.

vino on the bayou: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St.reet, New Orleans. Live music with The Courtyard Kings, wine and book signing with Phil Sandusky. $10, general admission; $5, Landmarks members. Tickets sold at gate only. (504) 482-0312 or http://louisianalandmarks.org.

ochsner goes pink: 5:45 p.m., doors open, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. Live auction with actor Alan Thicke and performance by singer Robin Thicke. Proceeds benefit The Gayle & Tom Benson Cancer Center. (504) 842-9143.

hi speed fashion show: 6 p.m., patron party; 8 p.m.-midnight, main event, Harrah’s Theatre, 228 Poydras St.reet, New Orleans. Fashion by Sak’s Fifth Avenue. Complimentary food and cocktails. Proceeds benefit the Al Copeland Foundation for local cancer research. Tickets start at $45. http://www.alcopelandfoundation.org.

legends of rock and roll gala: 6:30-8 p.m., patron party; 8-11 p.m., main party, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Entertainment by 1950s celebrity impersonators, live auction, and food by New Orleans’ finest restaurants. Proceeds benefit the Louisiana Museum Foundation. Tickets for the main party start at $75; tickets for the patron party start at $250 for Louisiana Museum Foundation members and $300 for nonmembers. Scholarships available. http://www.thelmf.org or (504) 558-0493.

Jump, Jive & Wail: THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m., dinner seating, 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. F“Jump, Jive & Wail” featuringe a cspectacular cast of 10ten who bring to life these legendary songs. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

???wolves: 8 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. (504) 523-9857. http://www.southernrep.com.

retro reprom: 8 p.m.-midnight, Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Guests can wear whatever reminds them of their high school proms. Celebrity and community leader King and Queen contest and music by ELS. Proceeds benefit Boys Town Louisiana. $75. http://www.boystown.org/reprom.

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???house of shock: 7 p.m., box office opens; 8 p.m., haunted house opens, 319 Butterworth St., New Orleans. With music by The Topcats and a performance by The Reverend B Dangerous Side Show. $25, general admission; VIP Fast Pass, $50 ($40 , online); $50, VIP Fast Pass. http://www.houseofshock.com.

ghostly galavant fundraiser: 8-11 p.m., Cabildo, Jackson Square, New Orleans. Gala Halloween costume party. Food and drink from restaurants in the French Quarter. Entertainment by Los Po-Boy Citos. Proceeds benefit Louisiana State Museum. $40, advance; $45, door.

spill: 8 p.m., Nims Black Box Theatre, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Workshop performance of the new play by Leigh Fondakowski about life in Louisiana during the 87 days of the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. Talkback with Fondakowski and the cast follows each performance. $20, adults; $15, students and seniors. http://www.noccainstitute.com or (504) 940-2900.

???extravetteganza pre-show party: 7 p.m., Hampton Inn, 56460 Frank Inchon Road, Slidell. Greater New Orleans Corvette Club. For reservations, call (985) 726-9777.

freckleface strawberry the musical: 7:30 p.m., The Lagniappe Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $15, adults; $12, children. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

???legally blonde- the musical: 8 p.m., Main Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $35. Discounts are available for seniors, students, groups and military. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 29sept. 29

???uncf walk for education: 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Audubon Park Riverview area behind Audubon Park & Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. 5K walk/run. (504) 581-3794.

walk to end alzheimer’s: 8 a.m., registration; 9:15 a.m., opening ceremony; 9:30 a.m., walk begins, Lakeshore Drive. (shelter #1 to Marconi Drive.), New Orleans. Entertainment and refreshments. Emceed by Margaret Orr. http://www.alz.org/louisiana or (504) 849-9081.

COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 600 Columbia St., Covington. Music by ???The Petty Bones.Jessica MeltzAmadee Frederick. Pot Luck Strong Band.Olga Wilhelmine.http://www.cityofcovingtonla.com.

DAY, FEB. 22

Health and Fitness Expo: Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Featuring more than 60 exhibitors and retailers with health and nutrition information, products for sale and sample as well as free fitness related clinics. http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/new-orleans.

jump, jive & wail — the music of louis prima: 6 p.m. dinner seating; 8 p.m. show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A cast of 10 brings to life these songs, musicians, vocals and dance with dining by chef John Besh and the American Sector Restaurant. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

venus in fur: 8 p.m, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.

guess who’s coming to dinner: 8 p.m., Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. Stage adaptation of the 1967 movie. $22.50-$35. http://www.thejoytheater.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

Health and Fitness Expo: Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Featuring more than 60 exhibitors and retailers with health and nutrition information, products for sale and sample as well as free fitness related clinics. http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/new-orleans.

COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by the Abita Stumps at 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

ING KiDS ROCK fun run: City Park, New Orleans. Registration online at http://ingkidsrock.com. Proceeds benefit ALS research. http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/new-orleans.

advance auto parts monster jam: 7 p.m., Mercedez-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. Party in the Pits at 5 p.m. (800) 745-3000 or http://www.ticketmaster.com.

The Full Monty: 7:30 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Adults, $30; military, $27; seniors (65+), $27; students, $20. http://jpas.org.

venus in fur: 8 p.m, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.

guess who’s coming to dinner: 8 p.m., Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. Stage adaptation of the 1967 movie. $22.50-$35. http://www.thejoytheater.com.

F.A.M.E. Spring Fashion Show: 10 p.m.-5 a.m., Metropolitan Nightclub, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, New Orleans. Fashion, arts, music, entertainment. $15 and up. (504) 568-1702

SUNDAY, FEB. 24

rock ’n’ roll new orleans marathon and 1/2: starting on Poydras Street and ending on Roosevelt Mall behind the New Orleans Museum of Art. Featuring former Saints football player Steve Gleason and Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready. Event concludes with a headliner concert and finish line festival in City Park. Proceeds benefit ALS research. http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/new-orleans.

jump, jive & wail — the music of louis prima: 11 a.m. brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A cast of 10 brings to life these songs, musicians, vocals and dance with dining by chef John Besh and the American Sector Restaurant. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

The Harlem Globetrotters: 2 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans. http://www.harlemglobetrotters.com.

venus in fur: 3 p.m, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Performance by the Southern Rep Theatre. $30. http://www.southernrep.com or (504) 522-6545.

guess who’s coming to dinner: 3 p.m., Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. Stage adaptation of the 1967 movie. $22.50-$35. http://www.thejoytheater.com.

The Full Monty: 3 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Adults, $30; military, $27; seniors (65+), $27; students, $20. http://jpas.org.

CONCERTO SHOWCASE VII: 3 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. Featuring winners of the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans’s 2012 International Piano Competition. $20-$73. (504) 523-6530.

FASHION NOIR: 4 p.m.-7 p.m., LACE, 6978 Martin Drive, New Orleans. Fashion show to benefit the Fashion Institute of New Orleans and One Vision One Voice. $30. (504) 244-0090.

NEW ORLEANS BLACK CHORALE BLACK HISTORY CONCERT: 5 p.m., Xavier University’s Administrative Auditorium, New Orleans. Free.

MONDAY, FEB. 25

moonlight hike and marshmallow melt: 5:45 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Take a quiet walk under the full moon. Space is limited. Reservations required. Free for members; $5, nonmembers. (985) 626-1238 or email rue@northlakenature.org.

film screening — the negro soldier (1944): 6 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Screening of the newly restored version of the Frank Capra unit’s pioneering film about race relations. David Culbert, professor of history at LSU, will introduce the film. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1944, ext. 229.

TUESDAY, FEB. 26

Flashdance: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 801 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

Yentl: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. In this retelling of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s classic story, Yentl, a brilliant young scholar, defies tradition by disguising herself as a man so she can continue her studies. $12. (504) 865-5106 or http://tulane.edu.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27

WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by the U.S. and Germany in World War II. Free with admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

The Victory Belles present A Salute to Our Heroes: 11:45 a.m. buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio’s musical journey salutes the military and homefront heroes in all eras. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

spring soiree: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Basin Street Station, 501 Basin St., New Orleans. A dazzling night of culture and community to help raise funds for Jazz in the Park and the range of cultural and economic development programs by People United for Armstrong Park. Hors d’oeuvres, open bar, silent auction. $50. (504) 233-8276 or email karen@armstrongpark.org.

opera returns to bourbon street: 7 p.m., Four Points by Sheraton, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Performance of songs from “Samson & Delilah” by the New Orleans Opera Association. Free. (504) 648-2331.

Flashdance: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 801 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

Yentl: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. In this retelling of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s classic story, Yentl, a brilliant young scholar, defies tradition by disguising herself as a man so she can continue her studies. $12. (504) 865-5106 or http://tulane.edu.

THURSDAY, FEB. 28

brotherhood and sacrifice at sea — the true story of the immortal four chaplains of wwII: 5 p.m., reception; 6 p.m., presentation, US Freedom Pavilion, Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A presentation by Judge Barry Sax followed by a conversation with veteran Richard “Dick” Swanson. Free. Reservations recommended. (504) 528-1944, ext. 412. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

april greiman: 6:30 p.m., Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. Lecture by the art and design luminary as part of the Department of Art and Design’s lecture series. (504) 861-5882.

Flashdance: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 801 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

Yentl: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. In this retelling of Isaac Bashevis Singer’s classic story, Yentl, a brilliant young scholar, defies tradition by disguising herself as a man so she can continue her studies. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu.

ONGOING

Ashé Cultural Arts Center: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. The New Orleans Chapter of the National Conference of Artists, in partnership with the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History, presents Loving Your Enemies, celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, the Civil Rights Movement, and those working to further peace and human understanding. The exhibition, which runs through March 30, will feature the work of local and national artists. (504) 715-8137.

CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.Mitchell Lonas’ Zelma on display through March 30. (504) 525-0518 or http://www.callancontemporary.com.

Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Color Fall Down, photographs by Priya Kambli in conjunction with PhotoNOLA; Where Do We Migrate To?, a group show; Rooted, a mixed-media installation by Ben Diller; Revolve, sculpture by Rontherin Ratliff. Swamp to Swamp: Works by MILAGROS until Sunday, April 6. (504) 528-3800.

Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art: 600 Julia St., New Orleans. Super Mardi Gras 2013 group show, through Thursday, Feb. 28. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

jonathan ferrara gallery: 400a Julia Street, New Orleans. Brian Borrello, Dark Matter, through March 30. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment (504) 522-5471 or http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.

LeMieux Galleries: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. A new exhibition of works by sculptor Sean O’Meallie, a former toy inventor who creates highly formed conceptual and pop-based sculptures in wood. The show will remain on view untM.S. Rau Antiques: 630 Royal St., New Orleans. Impressionism — Influences and Impact, paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. (504) 523-5660.

The McKenna Museum: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Faces of Treme, photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Gridiron Glory Exhibition, a new traveling exhibition detailing pro football’s history in America with special sections devoted to the game’s World War II history and the New Orleans Saints, through May 5. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

Octavia Art Gallery: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. The exhibition Urban Visions by Tulane University architect and artist Grover Mouton presents a compendium of drawings created as part of the design process in a series of projects throughout China and the United States. On display through Saturday, Feb. 23. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Michael J. Deas, through Thursday, Feb. 28. http://www.ogdenmuseum.org or (504) 539-9600.

second story gallery: New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Monthly art exhibitions continue with the work of two established artists, Gina Laguna, working in steel and Cynthia Ramirez, a multi-media artist. The exhibition will run through February. (504) 940-1130.

zeitgeist multi-disciplinary arts center: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. A Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey With Mumia Abu-Jama, 9 p.m. through Thursday, Feb. 28 (except closed Sunday, Feb. 24). $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, DEC. 28sept. 28

creole christmas: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 1850 House Museum Store, 523 St. Ann St., New Orleans. Self guided tour of five French Quarter historic houses decorated for Christmas. Spring Fiesta House presentations on the history of Creole Christmas and Reveillon. $20, FOC member; $25, general. http://www.friendsofthecabildo.org.

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at The National WWII Museum: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Sacred Heart Kindergarten Chorus pPatriotic cConcert, Navy Band New Orleans pPerformance and Pearl Harbor rRemembrance Cceremony. Lagniappe Lecture — “71 Years Ago: The Pearl Harbor Attack.” http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Holiday on the Boulevard: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, Family festival and& holiday marketplace with music. Indoors. Free. (504) 813-9008.

santa’s secret workshop: Noon-8 p.m., 4800 Canal St., New Orleans. An adventure through Santa’s wWorld with the enchanting self workshop, Santa’s jet powered sleigh, magical entertainment, food and beverages. Photos with Santa. $14, children 12 and younger; $20, adults. Family discounts for three3 or more people. http://santassecretworkshop.net.

CHRISTMAS IN TREME’: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Treme Villa, New Orleans African American Museum, 1418 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans. A neighborhood holiday celebration featuring live music by Treme’s own Glen David Andrews and The Congo Square Preservation Society. An evening of holiday music, refreshments and a tree lighting ceremony in the beautiful gardens. (504) 566-1136 or visit http://www.noaam.org.

celebration IN THE OAKS: 6 p.m.-11 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Park decorated for the holidays, nightly musical entertainment. $7; free, children under 3. http://celebrationintheoaks.com.

???The Victory Belles present magical musical christmas: 6 p.m., dinner seating, 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio journey to the North Pole in search of Santa, singing favorite songs of the season along the way. Advance ticket purchase required. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

The Abandoned Heart Circus: 7 p.m., Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Avatar Movement Dance Co.’s original production follows a young girl whose dark past forces her to choose a new life. $15 and $20. http://www.avatarmovementdanceco.com.

fresh friday: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Theme: dogs. Art, food demonstrations, special cocktails. Proceeds benefit Dag’s House. Email info@spuncrossroads.com.

the pecan cracker: 7:30 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. New Orleans Christmas musical based on the NutThe Nutcrackercracker. $17-$20. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

A Christmas Carol: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Southern Rep production of Charles Dickens’ classicA Christmas Carol featuringes John “Spud” McConnell as Ebenezer Scrooge. Call (504) 522-6545 or visit http://www.southernrep.com for reservations.

home for the holidays: 7:30 p.m., House of Blues, New Orleans. An evening of music and art benefiting the Daniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists. $35. http://www.houseofblues.com or (504) 310-4999.

Mary Poppins: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 801 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

“Titanic” and “The Actor’s Nightmare”: 8 p.m., Lupin Theatre, Tulane University, New Orleans. Promethean Theatre Co. presents a double feature of the Christopher Durang short pieces. $20, general admission; $15, students and seniors. (504) 865-5106.

Scrooge in Rouge: 8 p.m., Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulous St., New Orleans. Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman, Yvette Hargis and Jefferson Turner reprise their British Music Hall romp in which a cast of three attempts to stage Dickens’ A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol. (504) 488-1460.

cirque du noel: 8 p.m., Paragon Casino Resort, 711 Paragon Place, Marksville. $15. (800) 946-1946.dirt, dust and trees: 7:30 p.m., The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., New Orleans. A jazz tribute to Ernest Gaines, written by Irvin Mayfield and performed by the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra. $15, students; $25, general admission; $40, premium seating. http://www.thejoytheater.com or (504) 301-9006.

book signing: 1 p.m.-2 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., Alex Kershaw will sign copies of his latest book, The Liberator: One World War II Soldier’s 500-Day Odyssey from the Beaches of Sicily to the Gates of Dachau, in the mMuseum’s retail store. (504) 528-1944???magnolia dancesport challenge: Westin Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans. Ballroom competition. Spectator tickets, $15. http://www.magnoliadancesport.com.

vino on the bayou: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Live music, wine and authors. (504) 482-0312 or http://www.louisianalandmarks.org.