New Orleans area for May 3, 2013

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FRIDAY, MAY 3

  • DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS “ROCKIN’ EVER AFTER”: 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. $18-$65. (800) 745-3000 or http://www.Ticketmaster.com or http://arena.uno.edu.
  • 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.
  • WHITNEY ZOO-TO-DO: 7 p.m., sponsor party; 8 p.m., gala, Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans. Silent auction, vehicle raffle, cocktails, food, music. Attire: Black tie or white linen suit. http://www.auduboninstitute.org.
  • CARNIVALE-A NIGHT OF CHARITY AND MUSIC: 7:30 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex, Loyola University, New Orleans. Performance by the New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra to benefit the Youth Orchestra of the Lower Ninth Ward. Silent auction, raffle and post-performance reception. http://www.facebook.com/loyno.
  • SHOWBOAT: 8 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.

SATURDAY, MAY 4

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Pot Luck String Band, fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • WORK/PLAY DAY: 9 a.m., Louisiana Wildlife Refuges Headquarters, 61389 La. 434, Lacombe. Work until noon followed by a light lunch and a canoe outing on Bayou Lacombe. RSVP by Friday, May 3. (985) 882-2021 or email diane_barth@fws.gov.
  • VICTORY CORPS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS “ROCKIN’ EVER AFTER”: 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. $18-$65. (800) 745-3000 or http://www.Ticketmaster.com or http://arena.uno.edu.
  • 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.
  • SHOWBOAT: 8 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.

SUNDAY, MAY 5

  • DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS “ROCKIN’ EVER AFTER”: 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. $18-$65. (800) 745-3000 or http://www.Ticketmaster.com or http://arena.uno.edu.
  • 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.
  • SHOWBOAT: 2 p.m., Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. (985) 641-0324.

MONDAY, MAY 6

  • FICTION WRITERS’ GROUP: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Branch Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Guest speaker is Mary S. Palmer. (504) 889-8143.

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.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., East Bank Regional Branch Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. N.S. Patrick will discuss and sign copies of his novel The Mysteries of Jack the Ripper. (504) 889-8143.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

  • 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.
  • BOOK PRE-RELEASE EVENT: 5 p.m., US Freedom Pavilion, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Official book release event for Rick Atkinson’s The Guns at Last Light. Free. Registration required. (504) 528-1944, ext. 412. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • 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 (88) 982-2787.

THURSDAY, MAY 9

  • EW ORLEANS HISTORY & HERITAGE TOUR: National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Runs through Sunday. Itinerary includes touring the galleries of the museum and sites in New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1944, ext. 257.
  • WICKED: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, New Orleans. $50 and up. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (88) 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.
  • 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.
  • GARDEN DISTRICT GALLERY: 1332 Washington Ave., New Orleans. Louisiana Watercolor Society International Exhibition, May 3-25. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday. (504) 891-3032.
  • 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 Sunday, May 5. Twenty percent of the proceeds benefit the Tipitinas Foundation and New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation. http://www.michaelweintrob.com/instrumenthead.
  • 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 Sunday, 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.