New Orleans calendar for April 26, 2013

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FRIDAY, APRIL 26

  • ZOO-TO-DO FOR KIDS: 5 p.m., sponsor and patron admittance; 5:30 p.m., early admittance; 6:30 p.m., general admittance, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Live music, games, inflatables, crafts, magicians, face painters, tween tent, food and beverages. $20, general admittance for members; $25, general admittance for non-members; $40, early admittance. http://www.auduboninstitute.org.
  • A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS —A MAGIC TREEHOUSE ADVENTURE WITH MUSIC BY ALLEN TOUSSAINT: 7 p.m., Freeport-McMoRan Theater, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3800 or email info@cacno.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.
  • ALWAYS FOR PLEASURE: 8 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Outdoor screening of the film by Les Blank presented by the New Orleans Film Society. Bring blanket or chair. No outside food and drink. Vendors will be on site. $3, NOFS, Louisiana Museum Foundation and Friends of the Cabildo members; $6, general admission. http://www.neworleansfilmsociety.org.
  • LOYOLA BALLET: 8 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. Featuring excerpts from “Ruslan and Lyudmila,” “La Vivandiere,” and contemporary works choreographed by Loyola business major Brandon Garza and forensic chemistry major Hilary Landry. $12. http://montage.loyno.edu or (504) 865-2074.
  • SHOWBOAT: 8 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.
  • THE BACHELOR IN NEW ORLEANS: 10 p.m., doors open for cocktails; 11 p.m., show, The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude, New Orleans. $10; guests in period costume and theater people, $5. (504) 298-8676.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by harpist Jessica Meltz at 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • VICTORY CORPS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS — A MAGIC TREEHOUSE ADVENTURE WITH MUSIC BY ALLEN TOUSSAINT: 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Freeport-McMoRan Theater, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3800 or email: info@cacno.org.
  • HISTORIC TREASURES OF COVINGTON: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church Reception Hall, 120 S. New Hamphire St., Covington. 11 a.m., historical presentation by Sally Reeves followed by lunch, homes tour from 1 p.m.-5 p.m., wine reception at the last home on the tour with live music by We3. $20. Tickets available at the Christ Episcopal Church from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. the day of the tour. http://www.covla.com.
  • ZOOMOBILE: 1 p.m., Fairview-Riverside State Park, 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. Endangered species program presented by the Audubon Institute. For children ages 3 and older. $1; free, children 3 and younger and seniors. (985) 792-4652.
  • MICHALOPOULOS GALLERY JAZZ FEST RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., 617 Bienville St., New Orleans. Artist James Michalopoulos will be present and new paintings and sculptures will be on exhibit. (504) 558-0505. http://www.michalopooulos.com.
  • LOYOLA BALLET: 8 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. Featuring excerpts from “Ruslan and Lyudmila,” “La Vivandiere,” and contemporary works choreographed by Loyola business major Brandon Garza and forensic chemistry major Hilary Landry. $12. http://montage.loyno.edu or (504) 865-2074.
  • SHOWBOAT: 8 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.
  • THE BACHELOR IN NEW ORLEANS: 10 p.m., doors open for cocktails; 11 p.m., show, The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude, New Orleans. $10; guests in period costume and theater people, $5. (504) 298-8676.

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

  • 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.
  • A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS — A MAGIC TREEHOUSE ADVENTURE WITH MUSIC BY ALLEN TOUSSAINT: 2 p.m., Freeport-McMoRan Theater, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 528-3800 or email: info@cacno.org.
  • SHOWBOAT: 2 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.

MONDAY, APRIL 29

  • 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 30

  • IS TREME THE MOST FASCINATING FAUBOURG?: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Branch Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Casey Stuart will discuss the history of the neighborhood. (504) 889-8143.
  • PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY: 7 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Screening of the film by Ross McElwee presented by the New Orleans Film Society. Free, NOFS and CAC members; $7, general admission. http://www.neworleansfilmsociety.org

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1

  • 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.
  • LUNCHBOX LECTURE: noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Charles Chamberlain presents “WWII Music: Mobilizing the Masses.” http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • WEDNESDAY AT THE SQUARE: 5 p.m., Lafayette Square on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring The Meters Experience with Leo Nocentelli and Chris Mule & the Perpetrators. (504) 585-1500. Free. http://www.wednesdayatthesquare.com.
  • INSTRUMENTHEAD GRAND OPENING: 7 p.m., InstrumentHead Art Gallery, 2121 Chartres St., New Orleans, Jackprints presents InstrumentHead — a surrealist portrait series by photographer Michael Weintrob that captures iconic musicians without showing their faces. Live music. Twenty percent of proceeds benefit the Tipitinas Foundation and New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation. Free. http://www.michaelweintrob.com/instrumenthead.
  • 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 organist Dr. Lonnie Smith. $5. (504) 280-6039.

THURSDAY, MAY 2

  • 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 the Patrice Fisher and Arpa with special artists from Mexico and Germany. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark.com.
  • 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. After You’ve Been Burned by Hot Soup You Blow in Your Yogurt by Margot Herster, through Aug. 18. (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.
  • INSTRUMENTHEAD ART GALLERY: 2121 Chartres St., New Orleans. Jackprints presents InstrumentHead — a fine art portrait series by photographer Michael Weintrob, capturing iconic musicians without showing their faces. Open daily 7 p.m.-close during Jazz Fest, through May 5. Twenty percent of the proceeds benefit the Tipitinas Foundation and New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation. http://www.michaelweintrob.com/instrumenthead.
  • 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.
  • LEMIEUX GALLERIES: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. (504) 522-5988. Emily Wilson’s Water Garden and recent works by Baton Rouge artist Kathyrn Hunter on view through May 25.
  • 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.
  • 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, through July 14. When You’re Lost, Everything’s A Sign: Self-Taught Art from The House of Blues, through July 21. 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.
  • SYNC UP CINEMA: New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Screening of films, conversations with filmmakers, panels presented by the New Orleans Film Society, Monday-Wednesday, April 29-May 1. Free. http://www.neworleansfilmsociety.org.