New Orleans area for Feb. 22, 2013

Photo provided by The Ehrhardt Group Sean Duhon will drive the 'Fans Choice' Monster Jam truck, Zombie, in this weekend's Monster Jam at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Tickets start at $10. Show caption
Photo provided by The Ehrhardt Group Sean Duhon will drive the 'Fans Choice' Monster Jam truck, Zombie, in this weekend's Monster Jam at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Tickets start at $10.

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, 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.
  • DUTCH ALLEY ARTISTS’ CO-OP: 912 St. Peters St., New Orleans. Representing 25 local artists working in fabric, glass, clay, photography, collage, painting, jewelry, wood, mixed media and printmaking. Open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (504) 412-9220 or http://dutchalleyartistsco-op.com.
  • 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 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.
  • 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. 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.