New Orleans Area for Feb. 15-21, 2013

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FRIDAY, FEB. 15

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.

SATURDAY, FEB. 16

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.

BAYOU GARDENS CAMELLIA OPEN HOUSE: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex Headquarters, 61389 La. 434, Lacombe. Talks and demonstrations. Visitors may explore the grounds on their own or attend one of the free guided tours that will take place every hour. Live camellia plants will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Friends of Louisiana Wildlife Refuges. (985) 882-2025 or email david_stoughton@fws.gov.

ANNUAL GIRL SCOUT DAY: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. All levels of Girl Scouts and their families welcome for activities and special pricing for Scouts in uniform are available throughout the day at the museum. For more information, email lauren.handley@nationalww2museum.org or call (504) 528-1944, ext. 229.

SOUTHERN EXPERIENCE: A WOMAN’S POINT OF VIEW: 2 p.m., New Orleans Auction Galleries, 510 Julia St., New Orleans. Free gallery tour and talk discussing the significance of women artists in the American South. (504) 558-1790

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.

SUNDAY, FEB. 17

USA DANCE CHAPTER DANCE: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave., New Orleans. Dance lesson at 1:30 p.m. Mixer dances and an exhibition by the Jefferson Parish School Dance Program students. Music by Jim Steven. Bring snacks to share. $10, USAD members; $12, nonmembers; $5, students under age 21. (504) 258-2220 or (504) 607-1041.

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.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20

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.

LUNCHBOX LECTURE: noon-1 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Tom Gibbs presents “Iwo Jima: The First Five Days.” (504) 528-1944, ext 229.

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 trio’s musical journey salutes the military and homefront heroes in all eras. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

THURSDAY, FEB. 21

NEW ORLEANS HISTORY & HERITAGE TOUR: Itinerary includes touring 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 historic 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. http://www.ww2museumtours.org.

FILM SCREENING — “STALAG 17” (1953): 6:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. (504) 528-1944, ext. 229. http://www.nationalww2museum.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.

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.

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 until Saturday, Feb. 23. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. (504) 522-5988.

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.

MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERIES: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. Modern Masters Touchdown and 1999 Super Bowl trophy and ring on exhibit 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.

M.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.

EW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Make Yourself at Home, works by Jim Richard, through Sunday, Feb. 24; ‘FOREVER’ Mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org.

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. George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Scholarship Art Contest Exhibition, through Sunday, Feb. 17. An exhibition of works by high school juniors and seniors who participated in the Foundation’s visual arts contest. The theme was “Louisiana’s Bicentennial,” celebrating 200 years of statehood in 2012. (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.