New Orleans area calendar for Aug. 22-28, 2014

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

“CRIMES OF THE HEART”: 8 p.m., Cutting Edge Theater, 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. Beth Henley’s hallmark play about a trio of Southern sisters. $20-$25. cuttingedgetheater.com

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

“SEUSSICAL JR.:” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and other popular Dr. Seuss characters spring to life on stage in a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. rivertowntheaters.com

“SLEEPOVER”: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. A Crescent City Lights Youth Theater production. $15. (504) 598-3800

SATURDAY

COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Featuring Chubba’s Snowballs and classical guitar by Chris Talley starting at 9:30 a.m. covingtonfarmersmarket.org

BIG EASY ROLLERGIRLS DOUBLE HEADER: 5 p.m., UNO, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. The Big Easy Rollergirls AllStars take on the Texas Rollergirls Firing Squad, followed by the TXRG Texecutioners versus the Atlanta Rollergirls Dirty South Derby Girls. $10, advance; $15, at the door for adults, $5 for children, 7-12, and students with ID and free for children, 6 and younger.

NIGHT VISION: A JOURNEY INTO THE DARK: 7:30 PM., FAIRVIEW RIVERSIDE STATE PARK, LA. 22, NEAR MADISONVILLE. PROGRAM WITH THE INTERPRETIVE RANGER EXPLORING ONE’S NIGHT VISION, WEATHER PERMITTING. FOR AGES 8-ADULT. $2. (888) 677-3247

MONDAY

BICYCLING THE BACK TRAILS AND TIPS TO TRAIL RIDING: 6 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Session with David Moeller, owner of The Bike Path. Space limited; reservations required. (985) 626-1238

WEDNESDAY

CULTURE COLLISION: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The sixth annual Culture Collision, a citywide celebration to kick off the cultural season in New Orleans. (504) 539-9650 or rford@ogdenmuseum.org

NATURE WALK AND TITIVATION: 5:45 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Two-hour walk in the woods, sprucing up the trails along the way. (985) 626-1238

COMPLEAT WORKS PRESENTS ‘AN EVENING OF SHORT STORIES AND SOUNDS’: 8 p.m., The Frenchmen Theatre, 516 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Free, at the door. For $3, reservations can be made at compleatstage.org

WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, AUG. 29

‘NINE LIVES: A MUSICAL WITNESS OF NEW ORLEANS’: 8 p.m., Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. Based on the book “Nine Lives” by Dan Baum. $20-$50. (504) 522-2081 or lepetittheatre.com

ONGOING

NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle. “Alexis Rockman: Drawings from Life of Pi,” through Oct. 12. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Mondays.

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp Place, New Orleans. “Rolland Golden, An Alternate Vision”; “One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia”; “Louisiana Contemporary.” ogdenmuseum.org/index.html

THE OLD U.S. MINT: 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. “Keeping Time: Extraordinary Images From Louisiana’s Musical Past.” 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp Place, New Orleans. “Historic Black Colleges & Universities Art Showcase.”

Historic New Orleans Collection: 410 Chartres St. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” through Nov. 26. (504) 523-4662

Compiled by Red staff