The Week in Arts for May 5-11

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

SUNDAY IN THE PARK: noon-3 p.m., Galvez Plaza Stage, North Boulevard. Outdoor concert featuring Captain Green. (225) 344-8558.

A PASTICHE OF GARDEN STYLES: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. Spring garden tour. $20. http://www.lsu.edu/hilltop or (225) 767-6916.

FREE FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Gallery Talk, Discover the Collection: France vs. Spain, 2 p.m., fifth floor. Free.

FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Free admission to the galleries and reduced admission to planetarium shows. http://www.lasm.org.

JITNEY: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., UpStage Theatre, 1713 Wooddale Blvd. The second production in UpStage Theatre’s 2013 “Shaping Images of Ourselves” season. $15. (225) 924-3774 or http://www.upstagetheatre.biz.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

ALL THE KING’S MEN: 2 p.m., Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $15-$28. (225) 578-3527 or http://www.swinepalace.org.

OUTWORKS — A FESTIVAL OF NEW LGBTQ PLAYS: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre in the LSU Music & Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Presented by the LSU Department of Theatre. Not appropriate for young viewers. $10, at the door only. (225) 578-4174 or http://www.theatre.lsu.edu.

SHOWBOAT: 2 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.

LOUISIANA YOUTH ORCHESTRAS CONCERT: 3 p.m., Magnolia Performing Arts Pavilion, Baton Rouge Community College. Free. http://www.brso.org.

CIRCLE OF LOVE: 3 p.m., Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9700 Scenic Highway. An original stage play about relationships. Recreation ministry fundraiser. $25. Tickets may be purchased at the Family Life Center and at the door. (225) 774-9100.

SOUNDS OF COMMUNITY CONCERT: 4 p.m., Broadmoor Baptist Church, 9755 Goodwood Ave. Featuring “Waging Peace” by composer Robert Kyr. Sponsored by the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge. Free. A free-will offering will be received. (225) 267-5600 or http://www.ifedgbr.com.

ARTICULATE ARTIST TALK: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Artists James Burke, David Horton and Lisa Qualls will share the stories and thoughts behind their works. Free. (225) 383-1470 or http://www.batonrougegallery.org

MONDAY, MAY 6

DANCE AUDITIONS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., dance studio, room 153, Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. Seeking high school seniors and Southeastern students for a fall dance concert. Southeastern students can earn a one-hour credit for rehearsals and performance. (985) 549-2133 or email mfellom@southeastern.edu.

TUESDAY, MAY 7

HIDDEN TREASURES - COMMEMORATIVE ARTS EDITION: 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Katie Burlison, curator of the Decorative Arts for the Louisiana State Museum, will guide guests through collections for Napoleonic awards given to war heroes and politicians, souvenirs from the 1984 World’s Fair and more. $20; $15, Friends of the Cabildo/Louisiana Museum Foundation members. Reservations required. (504) 523-3939.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Music, food, shopping from local vendors and artists. http://www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.

WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE: 5 p.m., Lafayette Square on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring Ivan Neville’s Dumpstapunk and Mahayla. (504) 585-1500. Free. http://www.wednesdayatthesquare.com.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: 5 p.m., seating begins; 7 p.m., show, Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Production by the NOLA project and NOMA. $18, general admission; $10, NOMA members, university students, children ages 7 to 17. http://noma.org.

HIDDEN TREASURES - COMMEMORATIVE ARTS EDITION: 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Katie Burlison, curator of the Decorative Arts for the Louisiana State Museum, will guide guests through collections for Napoleonic awards given to war heroes and politicians, souvenirs from the 1984 World’s Fair and more. $20; $15, Friends of the Cabildo/Louisiana Museum Foundation members. Reservations required. (504) 523-3939.

WICKED: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans. $50 and up. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (888) 982-2787.

THURSDAY, MAY 9

WICKED: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans. $50 and up. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (888) 982-2787.

THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Featuring Leah Chase and Cindy Scott. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark.com.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: 5 p.m., seating begins; 7 p.m., show, Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans. Production by the NOLA project and NOMA. $18, general admission; $10, NOMA members, university students, children ages 7 to 17. http://noma.org.

ART AFTER HOURS: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. A guided tour of the new exhibition Rhythm and Improvisation: John T. Scott and his Legacy by Mora J. Beauchamp-Byrd. Discussion, giveaways and buffet provided by Capital City Grill. $7, nonmembers; $5, students; free, members. http://www.lasm.org.

RHYTHMS ON THE RIVER: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. Free live music by Marcia Ball. No ice chests. (337) 216-6566.

OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Betty Winn and One A-Chord. (504) 539-9600.

ROCK N ROWE THURSDAYS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Perkins Rowe Courtyard, Bluebonnet at Perkins. With music by Carbon Copy. Free.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

LOUISIANA CROSSROADS: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and special guests. Cajun fare available before the show. $20-$30. (337) 233-7060.

FRIDAY, MAY 10

HOT ART, COOL NIGHTS: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Midcity area, from Claycut Road to Jefferson Highway. Spring art hop hosted by Mid City Merchants with open houses at galleries and businesses throughout the midcity area. http://www.midcitymerchants.org.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

ST. PHILIP NERI’S DRAMA PROGRAM’S THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., The Parishioner Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. Concessions will be available before the show and at intermission. $10, reserved seating; $7, adults; and $4, children. Call (504) 887-5600, ext. 82, or email dadufrechou@cox.net.

WICKED: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans. $50 and up. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (888) 982-2787.

SATURDAY, MAY 11

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Art, crafts and vintage items. Admission is free. (504) 269-3982 or email creemccree@gmail.com.

MOVE OVER MRS. MARKHAM: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. The final production in Theatre Baton Rouge’s 2012-13 Season of Story and Song. $24; $20, groups of 10 or more; $12, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.theatrebr.org.

WICKED: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans. $50 and up. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (88) 982-2787.

GREATER BATON ROUGE CHILDREN’S CHORUS CONCERT, CURTAIN UP!: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 11, LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive on campus. Free, but donations welcomed.

ST. PHILIP NERI’S DRAMA PROGRAM’S THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., The Parishioner Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. Concessions will be available before the show and at intermission. $10, reserved seating; $7, adults; and $4, children. Call (504) 887-5600, ext. 82, or email dadufrechou@cox.net.

News Features staff