New Orleans area calendar for July 12, 2013

Photo provided by Gambel CommunicationsAmong the cast of  Crescent City Lights Youth Theater's A Pocketful of Rhymes are, back, Lindsey Reynolds; and front, from left, Michael Brown, Elise Bourg, Eli Zitler and Rachel Bonura. The show opens Friday, July 12, at the NORD Ty Tracy Theatre on the first floor of Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Tickets are $15. For more information, go to crescentcitylights.org. Show caption
Photo provided by Gambel CommunicationsAmong the cast of Crescent City Lights Youth Theater's A Pocketful of Rhymes are, back, Lindsey Reynolds; and front, from left, Michael Brown, Elise Bourg, Eli Zitler and Rachel Bonura. The show opens Friday, July 12, at the NORD Ty Tracy Theatre on the first floor of Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Tickets are $15. For more information, go to crescentcitylights.org.

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FRIDAY, JULY 12

  • AKS BEAD, JEWELRY & GEM SHOW: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, pearls, LSU jewelry for sale. Beading classes will also be offered. $5 admission for the whole weekend. Bring this listing for $1 off admission. Like AKS on Facebook and bring the coupon for a free gift at the show. (504) 265-8830.
  • RUMPLESTILTSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. rivertowntheaters.com
  • FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA : 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art activity 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Opera on Tap! 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Art You Can Eat French Culinary Trends and Their Impact on Nouvelle Orleans, 6 p.m.- 7 p.m. noma.org.
  • PRE-PARTY FOR SAN FERMIN IN NUEVA ORLEANS: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., The Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Event pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, but the bulls are select participants from roller derby leagues across the country. The event is open to the public, but registration is mandatory for access to the festival. nolabulls.com
  • SLOW GOAT: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., St. James Cheese Company, 5004 Prytania St., New Orleans. Beer, wine and sangria will be offered with small plates. All drinks and small plates are $5. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Slow Food NOLA. slowfoodnola.com
  • THE RAT PACK NOW: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A show recapturing the music, style and comedy of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • IRD TO BIRD: 6:30 p.m., Calliope Puppet Center, 623 Vallette St., New Orleans. Calliope Puppets presents a dinosaur themed show. Meet a young dinosaur whose family is destined for greatness. Come dressed as your favorite dinosaur. $5, ages 2 and older. (504) 913-8486.
  • FREEDOM: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Friday is Special Ancient Order of the Hibernians Night with a special talkback after the show. $5 of every ticket benefits the organization. $25. (504) 528-3800.
  • KILLER JOE: 8 p.m., The AllWays Lounge, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Jonathan Mares Productions presents the local premiere of the intense, dark comedy by Tony Award- and Pulitzer Award- winning playwright Tracy Letts. $22. (504) 758-5590.
  • AFRICA UMOJA: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.
  • A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES: 7:30 p.m., NORD Ty Tracy Theatre, First Floor, Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Performance by the Crescent City Lights Youth Theater. $15. crescentcitylights.org

SATURDAY, JULY 13

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by David and Mary Spicuzza, fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • AKS BEAD, JEWELRY & GEM SHOW: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, pearls, LSU jewelry for sale. Beading classes will also be offered. $5 admission for the whole weekend. Bring this listing for $1 off admission. Like AKS on Facebook and bring the coupon for a free gift at the show. (504) 265-8830.
  • SAN FERMIN IN NUEVA ORLEANS: EL ENCIERRO (RUNNING OF THE BULLS): 8 a.m., The Sugar Mill, 1021 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Event pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain, but the bulls are select participants from roller derby leagues across the country. The event is open to the public, but registration is mandatory for access to the festival. nolabulls.com
  • BIG EASY ROLLERGIRLS RUNNING OF THE BULLS AFTERPARTY: 10:30 a.m., Indulge Island Grill, 845 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Pool party. $10. brownpapertickets.com
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Arts, crafts, vintage, flea market, food, live music. Free. (504) 269-3982.
  • STORYQUEST CATS: 11:30 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Professional authors, actors and artists bring the world of children’s literature to NOMA in this family program. noma.org
  • A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES: 1 p.m., NORD Ty Tracy Theatre, First Floor, Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Performance by the Crescent City Lights Youth Theater. $15. http://www.crescentcitylights.org.
  • OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Antenna Gallery, 3718 St. Claude, New Orleans. Reception for Slow Light by AnnieLaurie Erickson on view July 14-Aug. 4. Free. (504) 298-3161.
  • THE RAT PACK NOW: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A show recapturing the music, style and comedy of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • FAMILY OVERNIGHT 2013: 7 p.m.-7:30 a.m., US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Families with children ages 7-12 will sleep under the B-17 and one adult per three children required. Registration required. $55 per person; $45, museum members. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • FREEDOM: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $30-$35. (504) 528-3800.
  • KILLER JOE: 8 p.m., The AllWays Lounge, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Jonathan Mares Productions presents the local premiere of the intense, dark comedy by Tony Award- and Pulitzer Award-winning playwright Tracy Letts. $22. (504) 758-5590.
  • AFRICA UMOJA: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. mahaliajacksontheater.com
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

  • KAYAKING THE BAYOU: 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 La. 190 Mandeville. With Massey’s Professional Outfitter David Woodard. Participants must be 50 pounds or heavier and those under age 13 must reserve a tandum with an adult. Trip is two hours long. Reservations required. $5; free for members. (985) 626-1238.
  • AKS BEAD, JEWELRY & GEM SHOW: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, pearls, LSU jewelry for sale. Beading classes will also be offered. $5 admission for the whole weekend. Bring this listing for $1 off admission. Like AKS on Facebook and bring the coupon for a free gift at the show. (504) 265-8830.
  • THE RAT PACK NOW: 11 a.m., brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A show recapturing the music, style and comedy of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • 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.
  • EL POBRÉ DE MI AND ERNEST HEMINGWAY CELEBRATION: Noon, doors open for brunch/drinks/music; 12:30 p.m., performers and contest participants arrive; 1 p.m., Hemingway events begin, Maison, 508 Frenchmen St., New Orleans. Event pays homage to the world famous Encierro of Pamplona, Spain. nolabulls.com
  • SUNDAY SWING FEATURING THE NEW ORLEANS MOONSHINERS: 1 p.m.-2 p.m., free dance lessons; 2 p.m.-4 p.m., live music, Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Professional swing dancers will provide coaching for dancers of all levels while local musicians play World War II era hits. Free. nationalww2museum.org
  • AFRICA UMOJA: 2 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. mahaliajacksontheater.com
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 2 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.
  • FREEDOM: 2 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $30-$35. (504) 528-3800.
  • A POCKETFUL OF RHYMES: 3 p.m., NORD Ty Tracy Theatre, First Floor, Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Performance by the Crescent City Lights Youth Theater. $15. http://www.crescentcitylights.org.
  • SLOW GOAT: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., St. James Cheese Company, 5004 Prytania St., New Orleans. Beer, wine and sangria will be offered with small plates. All drinks and small plates are $5. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Slow Food NOLA. slowfoodnola.com.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Tulane University’s Lab Theater, New Orleans. Performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.

MONDAY, JULY 15

  • RUMPLESTILTSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. rivertowntheaters.com
  • AUDITIONS FOR PLAYMAKERS THEATER: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. Seven adults are needed to play children and two adults to play adults in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Prepare 16 bars of a musical theater song to sing a cappella and prepare for a cold read. Email ellenmail@bellsouth.net or (985) 893-1671.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

  • RUMPLESTILTSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. rivertowntheaters.com
  • STAGE DOOR IDOL- PRELIMINARY ROUND TWO: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Fifty singers were selected at the open auditions in June and the first group will compete in round one. Cheer on the singers and vote for your favorite. $5 at the door. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Emily Clark will discuss and sign copies for her book, The Strange History of the American Quadroon. Free. (504) 889-8143.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Tulane University’s Lab Theater, New Orleans. Performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

  • KUNDALINI YOGA: 8:30 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 La. 190 Mandeville. With Sally Dunn. Bring your own yoga mat and dress for the outdoor weather. Reservations required. $5; free for members. (985) 626-1238.
  • 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. nationalww2museum.org
  • RUMPLESTILTSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • NOONTIME TALK: noon, New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Lisa Rotondo-McCord, NOMA’s deputy director for curatorial affairs/curator of Asian art, will give a talk on “Innovations and Illusions.” Learn how new technologies led to the creation of objects that are not as they first appear. Free. noma.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. nationalww2museum.org
  • LUNCHBOX LECTURE: noon, H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Kevin Fontenot presents “Country Music’s World War II Songwriter: Carson Robison and the War Song.” nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT RIVERFRONT FESTIVAL: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., 200 Morgan St., Algiers (riverside where the Algiers Ferry Terminal meets the levee). Live music by Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys and Mike Paille & The New Orleans Rhythm Devils. Arts and crafts vendors and food. Free. (504) 362-6436.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Tulane University’s Lab Theater, New Orleans. Performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged). http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

  • RUMPLESTILTSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. rivertowntheaters.com
  • 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. With Cottonmouth Kings. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. neworleanscitypark/garden
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Dave Thomas will discuss New Orleans music. Free. (504) 889-8143.
  • KILLER JOE: 8 p.m., The AllWays Lounge, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Jonathan Mares Productions presents the local premiere of the intense, dark comedy by Tony Award- and Pulitzer Award-winning playwright Tracy Letts. $15. (504) 758-5590.
  • FREEDOM: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Thursday is pay-what-you-can night. (504) 528-3800.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.

ONGOING

  • ANTENNA GALLERY: 3718 St. Claude, New Orleans. Slow Light by AnnieLaurie Erickson, on view Sunday-Aug. 4. Gallery hours: Noon-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. (504) 298-3161.
  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Creeper Lagoon by John Folsom, through Saturday, July 27. (504) 525-0518 or http://www.callancontemporary.com.
  • CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. A Woman’s Work, on view through Sunday, July 28. After You’ve Been Burned by Hot Soup You Blow in Your Yogurt by Margot Herster, through Aug. 18. Chalmatia-A Fictional Place Down the Road, through Sept. 8. ANTHROPOMORPHIZER !! by Miss Pussycat, This Sweaty City, Tank Drama: Deliberations from The Wet Grave and Who’s Pulling the Strings? on view through Sept. 22. (504) 528-3800. (504) 528-3800.
  • D.O.C.S. A STUDIO GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART: 709 Camp St., New Orleans, (504) 524-3936. http://www.docsgallery.com. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Annual group exhibition, So Much Art, So Little Time IV, through Aug. 1.
  • 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 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.
  • JEAN BRAGG GALLERY OF SOUTHERN ART: 600 Julia St., New Orleans. Painted Cocktails, paintings celebrating New Orleans beloved and spirited bar culture to complement the event Tales of the Cocktail, through Wednesday, July 31. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (504) 895-7375 or jeanbragg.com. Free.
  • JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY: 400a Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment. Philadelphia, an exhibition of artwork by Kim Alsbrooks, Drew Leshko, Alex Lukas, Erin Murray and Brian Richmond, curated by Jonathan Ferrara, through Saturday, July 27. (504) 522-5471 or http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.
  • KELLER LIBRARY AND COMMUNITY CENTER: 4300 S. Broad St., New Orleans, (504) 596-2660. My Neighborhood is Changing, a photo exhibit by children in the Lower 9th Ward, chronicling the unique character and beauty of this neighborhood in transition, through Monday, July 15.
  • LEMIEUX GALLERIES: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. 30th Anniversary Celebration: Wisdom, a Book Art Exhibition, through Saturday, July 27. (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.
  • MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERIES: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. Hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., every day. Works by Ali Golkar on display through Monday, July 15. http://www.martinlawrence.com or (504) 299-9055.
  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Rashaad Newsome: King of Arms, through Sept. 15; Shadow and Light and Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the Worlde_SSRqs Fairs, through Aug. 4. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org
  • OCTAVIA ART GALLERY: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. Exhibition of Julie Robinson’s new paintings. 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 Saturday, July 13. When You’re Lost, Everything’s a Sign: Self-Taught Art From The House of Blues, through Sunday, 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. ogdenmuseum.org or (504) 539-9600.