New Orleans Area for Jan. 4-9, 2013

The New Orleans Area calendar is a listing of events taking place in the Crescent City and surrounding areas from Jan. 4-10, 2013. It covers plays, shows, parties, family-oriented entertainment and everything in between.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 4

NORTH AMERICAN ANARCHIST STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE: 5 p.m., Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Live, local music, panel discussions, workshops. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.

SATURDAY, JAN. 5

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

NORTH AMERICAN ANARCHIST STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE: 8 a.m., Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Live, local music, panel discussions, workshops. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.

ART IN MOTION: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2362 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Indoor artist market with fine art, crafts and fashion along with live demonstrations. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION & LOUISIANA: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Lecture by a park ranger. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or http://www.nps.gov/jela.

SUNDAY, JAN. 6

NORTH AMERICAN ANARCHIST STUDIES NETWORK CONFERENCE: 8 a.m., Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Live, local music, panel discussions, workshops. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.

SALVAGE SUNDAY: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fatoush Restaurant, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Artists bring discarded materials back to life. See artists and craftspeople while enjoying an exotic belly dancing brunch. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION & LOUISIANA: 2 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Lecture by a park ranger. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or http://www.nps.gov/jela.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9

OPERA RETURNS TO BOURBON STREET: 7 p.m., The Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein songs by Bon Operatit! Free. (504) 648-2331.

AUDITIONS FOR LEND ME A TENOR: 7 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road., Covington. Show runs March 8-24. http://www.playmakersinc.com, email kmfiles64@hotmail.com or call (985) 789-4024. Volunteers also needed for props, lights and sound, costumes and stage management. Email ellenmail@bellsouth.net.

THURSDAY, JAN. 10

NEW ORLEANS HISTORY & HERITAGE TOUR: National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Tour the galleries of the Museum, the Kushner Restoration Pavilion, the 4-D film Beyond All Boundaries and the American Sector restaurant and Soda Shop. Outside the Museum, participants will tour the city and enjoy New Orleans cuisine. Highlights include a dinner cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Steamboat Natchez and shopping and exploring amidst the architectural treasures of the French Quarter. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

AUDITIONS FOR LEND ME A TENOR: 7 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road., Covington. Show runs Mar. 8-24. http://www.playmakersinc.com, email kmfiles64@hotmail.com or call (985) 789-4024. Volunteers also needed for props, lights and sound, costumes and stage management. Email ellenmail@bellsouth.net.

ONGOING

THE 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. (504) 920-3980 or http://www.nolafront.org.

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans, major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.

NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Guests Of The Third Reich: American POWs In Europe, through Feb. 3. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.

NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Make Yourself at Home, works by Jim Richard, through Feb. 24; ‘FOREVER’ Mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October; Ida Kohlmeyer: 100th Anniversary Highlights, through Feb. 10; Lifelike, through Jan. 27. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org.

ZEITGEIST MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTS CENTER: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Film schedule: The House I Live In, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 9 and 10. $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.