New Orleans area for April 19, 2013

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FRIDAY, APRIL 19

  • CONCERTS IN THE COURTYARD: Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; music, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Featuring Lars Edegran’s New Orleans Jazz Band. In the event of rain, concert will be canceled. $10; free for THNOC members. Includes three complimentary beverages. Guests must be 21 or older to enter. Memberships begin at $35 per year. (504) 523-4662.
  • VINO ON THE BAYOU: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. Live music by The Courtyard Kings. $10, general admission; $5, Landmarks members. Tickets sold at gate only. Email info@louisianalandmarks.org.
  • MY WAY — A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • THE ISLAND PRESIDENT: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Screening of the movie about President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives. Refreshments provided. (504) 569-9070.
  • RAPUNZEL: 7 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • THREE TOURS CHINESE MUSIC AND DANCING TEAM: 7 p.m., Mary & William McCaffrey Ballroom, University Center, Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans. A joint concert with the Xavier University Department of Music. Free. (504) 520-7568.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.
  • ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 8 p.m., Lupin Theatre, Dixon Annex, Tulane University, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.
  • WOLFBOY: 8 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Rose Anne Bivens at 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • LIVING HISTORY CORPS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • LOUISIANA HISTORY DAY COMPETITION: National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. State contest for students in grades 6-12. http://louisianahistoryday.org.
  • PADDLE 101: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1405 Moss St., New Orleans. The Baton Rouge Haystacker Paddling Club and Massey’s will provide canoes, kayaks and paddleboards for testing on Bayou St. John. Camping gear will also be displayed. Staff and members will be present to answer questions. (225) 937-3816.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 11 a.m., East Bank Regional Branch Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Stephen Rea will discuss his book, Finn McCool’s Football Club: The Birth, Death and Resurrection of a Pub Soccer Team in the City of the Dead. Free. (504) 889-8143.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Art, crafts, vintage and flea market items, food. Live music by Joe Cabral & Dave Rebeck. Free. (504) 269-3982.
  • RAPUNZEL: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.
  • DÎNER EN BLANC: time and location to be announced. Guests will meet in groups at pick-up points where organizers will escort them to the location. All attendees wear white and bring gourmet feasts, tables, chairs, glasses, silver and white linen. Live entertainment, tastings of craft beers and wines will be provided. Twenty percent of proceeds benefit local youth charities. $35. http://neworleans.dinerenblanc.info or (504) 304-8198.
  • LOYOLA CONCERT BAND AND LOYOLA WIND ENSEMBLE: 3 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. (504) 865-2167.
  • MY WAY — A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • SUNSET AT THE LANDING: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Columbia St., downtown Covington. Free concert featuring Double Date and Sonic Migration. Bring chairs and refreshments.
  • SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Communication and Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.
  • LOCKDOWN: 7:30 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. An original play that explores the impact of education reform in New Orleans post-Katrina. $15; $10, students. http://www.junebugproductions.com.
  • ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 8 p.m., Lupin Theatre, Dixon Annex, Tulane University, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.
  • WOLFBOY: 8 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

  • 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.
  • MY WAY — A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA: 11:30 a.m. brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 2 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Communication and Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 2 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.
  • RAPUNZEL: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • ALMOST, MAINE BY JOHN CARIANI: 2 p.m., Lupin Theatre, Dixon Annex, Tulane University, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.
  • LOYOLA JAZZ BAND CONCERT: 3 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. (504) 865-2167.
  • SUNDAY AFTERNOONS AT LAKE LAWN METAIRIE — A CONCERT SERIES: 3 p.m., East Chapel, Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., Metairie. Reception to follow. Featuring John Rankin and Tom Fischer playing the music of Gershwin, Berlin, Porter and more. (504) 486-6331. http://lakelawnmetairie.com.
  • WOLFBOY: 6 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.
  • ‘8’: 7 p.m., Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe St., New Orleans. Staged reading of the play by Dustin Lance Black. $15-$50. http://www.forumforequality.org.
  • A CONCERT OF SACRED LOVE SONGS AND WEDDING MUSIC: 7 p.m., Our Lady of Prompt Succor National Shrine, 2635 State St., New Orleans. Attendees will have the opportunity to make contact with musicians, receive planning tips and resources and hear possible music selections for their ceremony. Free. Donation will be collected for the Our Lady of Prompt Succor National Shrine Restoration Fund. (504) 599-8637.
  • LOCKDOWN: 7:30 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. An original play that explores the impact of education reform in New Orleans post-Katrina. $15; $10, students. http://www.junebugproductions.com.

MONDAY, APRIL 22

  • 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.
  • PINTS & PLAYS: 7:30 p.m., The Rusty Nail, 1100 Constance St., New Orleans. A reading of Permanent Collection by Tom Gibbons. Free. http://www.southernrep.com.
  • FILM SCREENING: HOGAN’S HEROES (1965): 7:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

  • SENIOR ONE-ACT FESTIVAL: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Communication and Music Complex, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.
  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

  • 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.
  • CREATIVE FLEA MARKET: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., CAC Warehouse, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3805. Email info@cacno.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.
  • LECTURE: “OVER THESE PRISON WALLS I WOULD FLY — COUNTRY MUSIC POWS DURING WORLD WAR II”: noon, H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Lecture by Kevin Fontenot. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE: 5 p.m., Lafayette Square on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring Eric McFadden with Bernie Worrell, Luther Dickenson, Eric Bolivar, Robert Mercurio and Dave Jordan Band. (504) 585-1500. Free. http://www.wednesdayatthesquare.com.
  • PUB QUIZ: 6 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II. Play one round, or all six. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • SWING IN THE OAKS WITH THE LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA: 6 p.m., City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Performance by the Marine Corps Band and the LPO. No flags, umbrellas or tents. Food will be available for purchase. Free. http://neworleanscitypark.com.
  • JAZZ @ THE SANDBAR: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Sandbar at The Cove, Founders Road, New Orleans. Sponsored by the University of New Orleans. Featuring pianist Butch Thompson. $5. (504) 280-6039.
  • 6X6 NEW PLAY SLAM: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A Southern Rep production. A group of local playwrights write 10 minute plays with a new theme each month. April’s theme is “babies.” $10. http://www.southernrep.com.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

  • 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. Pre-Jazz Fest concert on the outdoor Robert B. Haspel Stage, featuring the New Birth Brass Band, Alex McMurry, Paul Sanchez & The Rolling Road Show, and the Creole String Beans. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark.com.
  • ROCKIN’ THE RAILS: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., 419 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. Free outdoor concert featuring the Iguanas. (985) 892-1873 or http://www.covla.com.
  • 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.

ONGOING

  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Systems by James Kennedy, through May 25. For more information, contact gallery owner Borislava Callan at (504) 525-0518 or visit the website at http://www.callancontemporary.com.
  • CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. A thousand threads by Luba Zygarewicz, through June 2. Beyond Beasts: The Art of Court 13, through June 16. Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other Transformations, through June 16. (504) 528-3800.
  • DUTCH ALLEY ARTISTS’ CO-OP: 912 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Representing 25 local artists working in fabric, glass, clay, photography, collage, painting, jewelry, wood, mixed media and printmaking. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (504) 412-9220 or http://dutchalleyartistsco-op.com.
  • THE FOUNDATION: 608 Julia St., New Orleans. The Offing, an exhibition of new paper collages by New York-based artist Casey Ruble, through Saturday, April 20. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, visit http://www.foundationgallerynola.com or phone (504) 568-0955.
  • JEAN BRAGG GALLERY OF SOUTHERN ART: 600 Julia St., New Orleans. Painting on Site by Steve Bourgeois, through Tuesday, April 30. (504) 895-7375 or http://www.jeanbragg.com. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.
  • JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY: 400a Julia St., New Orleans. Goddesses and Monsters, new work by Monica Zeringue, through Tuesday, April 23. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment (504) 522-5471 or http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.
  • 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 or http://www.rauantiques.com.
  • THE MCKENNA MUSEUM: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Faces of Treme, photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.
  • MID CITY THEATRE : 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. The 5th Annual Femme Fest Exhibition is “Celebrating The Art of Women” by showcasing Louisiana women artists at Mid City Theater during Cabaret Month. Organized by the Women’s Caucus for Art of Louisiana (WCA/LA), more than 45 women artists are showing their original art through Saturday, April 20, as part of Women’s History Month Celebrations. Art can be viewed 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Gridiron Glory Exhibition, a 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.
  • EW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Reinventing Nature: Art from the School of Fontainebleau, through May 19. FOREVER mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October. Portrait of Faith: John Paul II in Life and Art, through June 16. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org.
  • OCTAVIA ART GALLERY: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. Recent oil paintings by Edward Bear Miller. Cuba Connection, an exhibition featuring painting, photography, prints, and mixed media works by Cuban and Cuban-American artists. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com.
  • OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. The Art and Life of William R. Hollingsworth, Jr. and Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s and ’40s. Ongoing: Walter Inglis Anderson: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Southern Regionalists from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. http://www.ogdenmuseum.org or (504) 539-9600.
  • A STUDIO IN THE WOODS: Isabelle Hayeur’s underwater photography exhibition Underworlds will feature four photographs exhibited on billboards throughout the city of New Orleans until Sunday, April 28. http://www.astudiointhewoods.org.
  • ZEITGEIST MULTI-DISCIPLINARY ARTS CENTER: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. The We and the I, 8 p.m. Friday through Thursday, April 19-25. Leonie, 8 p.m. Friday through Thursday, April 19-25. $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150.