New Orleans Events Calendar for June 20-26

FRIDAY

  • NEW ORLEANS PRIDE ALL WHITE AND FIFTY SHADES OF GREY: 10 p.m., Therapy Wine Lounge, 3001 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. Pride 2013 Lesbian All White Party. (504) 784-0054.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • PRYTANIA KIDS SERIES: 9:30 a.m., Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Cool activities for the kids, followed by the movie “E.T.” on the big screen at 10 a.m. $5.75. http://www.theprytania.com.

SATURDAY

  • SUMMER BOOK FESTIVAL: noon–3:30 p.m., 533 Royal St., New Orleans. The Historic New Orleans Collection’s book festival showcases its latest releases and those of four regional publishing companies, both fiction and nonfiction. Free and open to the public. (504) 523-4662.
  • BIG EASY ROLLERGIRLS HOME BOUT: 4:30 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Big Easy Rollergirls host Slaughterhouse Roller Derby. $5-$10. http://arena.uno.edu.
  • SAN ANTONIO TALONS AT NEW ORLEANS VOODOO: 7 p.m., New Orleans Arena, Howard Avenue, New Orleans. http://www.neworleansarena.com.
  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND SNOW AND ICE: 8 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 La. 190, Mandeville. A one mile stroll under the moonlight with ice treats. Bring a flashlight. $5, nonmembers; free, members. (985) 626-1238.
  • BOURBON & BURLESQUE: 8 p.m.-11 p.m., The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Fundraiser for the CAC. $60, general admission; $30, CAC members. (504) 528-3800.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • THE CIVIL WAR COMES TO BARATARIA: 1 p.m., Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Ranger talk. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or http://www.nps.gov/jela.

SATURDAY-MONDAY

  • STAGE DOOR IDOL-OPEN AUDITIONS: 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday; 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Sunday; 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Monday, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Prepare to sing a song a cappella that was written, recorded or is in the style of the 1940s. Open to ages 17 and older. (504) 528-1944, ext. 267 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

MONDAY

  • DCI 2013 TOUR PREMIERE: 6:30 p.m., AMC Elmwood Palace 20, 1200 Elmwood Park Blvd., Harahan, Competitive marching bands from Ohio, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Georgia kick off the season in Akron, Ohio. http://www.amctheatres.com.

TUESDAY

  • DINNER WITH A CURATOR: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Toni Kiser presents “War Time Weddings.” http://www.nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1944, ext. 213.
  • “PORTRAIT OF JASON”: 7 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street, New Orleans. Film Screening. $7, general admission; free, NOFS and CAC members. (504) 528-3800.

WEDNESDAY

  • WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT RIVERFRONT FESTIVAL: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., 200 Morgan St., riverside where the Algiers Ferry Terminal meets the levee. Live music by The New Orleans Suspects and The Mumbles. Arts and crafts vendors and food. Free. (504) 362-6436.

ONGOING

  • THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 533 Royal St., New Orleans. “Pipe Dreams: Louisiana under the French Company of the Indies, 1717–1731,” through Sept. 15. Hours: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m, Tuesday–Saturday and 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Sunday. Free.