The Week In Arts for Jan. 27

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, JAN. 27

  • 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.
  • OLA DESIGNER COSTUME BAZAAR: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. More than 20 New Orleans designers, hatters, costumers and mask-makers will showcase their creations.
  • EW ORLEANS WINTER GEM, JEWELRY AND BEAD SHOW: Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Featuring fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies, pearls, findings, silver and more. Beading classes by MeMe’s. $5 for the weekend. (504) 265-8830.
  • THE CLASS OF ’70 SOMETHING: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. The original hit musical. $30-$35. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com or (504) 461-9475.
  • JERSEY BOYS: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts, New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com or (800) 745-3000.
  • KICK IT OUT: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ annual post-holidays community performance. $12.50-$35. (225) 344-0334.
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individuals, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.
  • LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Music for the Young at Heart concert featuring works by Vivaldi, Wagner, Schubert. (225) 578-4010.
  • AUDITIONS FOR AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE SUMMER PROGRAM: 3 p.m. for dancers ages 11-14 and 5 p.m. for dancers ages 15 and older, Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre Dancer’s Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to their scheduled audition time for registration. For more information, call (225) 766-8379 or email nicole@batonrougeballet.org.
  • BAYOU STORM RISING: 3 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. Performance by Techeland Arts Conference. (337) 907-6412 or http://www.techelandarts.org.
  • AVENUE Q: 3 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. A laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. No one under 17 admitted without parent. Adults, $30; military, $27; seniors (65+), $27; students, $20. (504) 885-2000.
  • VIDEO GAMES LIVE: 6:30 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. A touring video multimedia concert presented by the Acadiana Symphony. $49-$162. (800) 745-3000 or http://www.ticketmaster.com.
  • TRAVIS TRITT WITH ROB BAIRD: 7:30 p.m., James Devin Moncus Theater, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. $85-$115. (337) 233-7060 or http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org.
  • RUNNIN’ DOWN THE MOUNTAIN: 8 p.m., Dryades Theater, 1232 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. “Runnin’ Down the Mountain” is the story of Everett and Margaret Riddle, a brother and sister, grown and living alone on their family’s orchard in the Great Smoky Mountains. This innovative new performance mixes original and traditional music, live looping and soundscapes with NEW NOISE’s own brand of visual storytelling. $15, general admission, $12, artists/students/seniors. http://www.newnoise.org.
  • BYZANTINE ICONS — A WINDOW TO HEAVEN: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Orangerie at the Burden Cener, 4560 Essen Lane. Premiere exhibition of Byzantine icons by local iconographers. Selected works offered for sale to benefit Burden Horticulture Society. Admission, $5. (225) 763-3990.

TUESDAY, JAN. 29

  • MARK NIZER: 3D — EXPECT THE IMPOSSIBLE: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater. One-man show of comedy, juggling, movement, music and technology. $36-$44; free for LSU students. (225) 578-5128
  • VENICE BAROQUE ORCHESTRA: 7 p.m., lecture by John Joyce of Tulane’s music department; 8 p.m., concert, Dixon Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans. Program will include works by Bach, Handel Telemann, Vivaldi, Geminiani and Veracini. $35, general admission; $15, students; free for Tulane students. http://www.friendsofmusic.org.
  • BAYOU STORM RISING: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. Performance by Techeland Arts Conference. (337) 907-6412 or http://www.techelandarts.org.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30

  • OPERA RETURNS TO BOURBON STREET: 7 p.m., The Puccini Bar, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Performance by the New Orleans Opera Association. Free. (504) 648-2331.
  • BAYOU STORM RISING: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. Performance by Techeland Arts Conference. (337) 907-6412 or http://www.techelandarts.org.
  • WEALTH BY ARISTOPHANES: 8 p.m., Lower Depths Theater, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Translated and adapted by Karen Rose. $12 general admission, $8 students, seniors, Loyola faculty and staff. http://cmfa.loyno.edu.

THURSDAY, JAN. 31

  • BATON ROUGE UNCORKED: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., L’Auberge Casino & Hotel. Seasonal wine tasting competition benefiting local charities and presented by Forum 35 and Inherit Baton Rouge. Minimum $20 per person. http://www.Forum35.org
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • THE BEST OF OPERA AND BROADWAY: 7:30 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Performance by OpĂ©ra Louisiane. $25-$85. Pre-performance party catered by Heirloom Cuisine. $35. http://www.operalouisiane.com or (225) 377-2029.
  • JOEL SAVOY’S HONKY TONK MERRY-GO-ROUND & SPECIAL GUESTS: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Part of the Louisiana Crossroads series. Casual Cajun fare available before the show. $15-$25. (337) 233-7060 or http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org.
  • TRUMPETER WENDELL BRUNIOUS: 7:30 p.m., Satchmo’s, basement of the Danna Student Center, Loyola University, New Orleans. $10, general admission; $5, Loyola faculty and staff; free, Loyola students.
  • PHILADANCO: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Performance by the Philadelphia Dance Company, popularly known as Philadanco. $40-$75. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
  • WEALTH BY ARISTOPHANES: 8 p.m., Lower Depths Theater, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Translated and adapted by Karen Rose. $12 general admission, $8 students, seniors, Loyola faculty and staff. http://cmfa.loyno.edu.

FRIDAY, FEB. 1

  • CONCERT SPECTACULAR: 7:30 p.m., LSU Union Theater, Raphael Semmes Drive. The LSU School of Music’s annual non-stop concert featuring performers from all of its areas, including vocal and instrumental. $30, general admission; $25, seniors age 65 and older and LSU faculty, staff and seniors; and $15, students; private gala preceding the concert from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Atchafalaya Ballroom on the second floor of the LSU Student Union, $125. (225) 578-5128.
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • WEALTH BY ARISTOPHANES: 8 p.m., Lower Depths Theater, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Translated and adapted by Karen Rose. $12 general admission, $8 students, seniors, Loyola faculty and staff. http://cmfa.loyno.edu.

SATURDAY, FEB. 2

  • BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. Artists from several states, kids’ booth. (225) 344-8558.
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • WEALTH BY ARISTOPHANES: 8 p.m., Lower Depths Theater, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Translated and adapted by Karen Rose. $12 general admission, $8 students, seniors, Loyola faculty and staff. http://cmfa.loyno.edu.

News Features staff