The Week in Arts for Sunday, July 21, 2013

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

  • LES MISERABLES: 2 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $29, adults; $25, groups of 10 or more; $16, students. (225) 924-6496 or brlt.org.
  • DAMN YANKEES: 2 p.m., Pasqua Theatre, 823 Felicity St., Gonzales. An Ascension Community Theatre production. $15-$30. (225) 647-1230 or ascensioncommunitytheatre.org.
  • 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.
  • THE WIZ: 3 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 3 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.
  • 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. crescentcitylights.org.
  • ELIZABETH FUTRAL: 4 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex, St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street, Loyola University, New Orleans. The opera soprano will perform “A Night of Music,” a recital of her favorite arias. $25, general admission; $250, patron tickets, including a seat to the post-performance dinner at the St. Charles Avenue home of Deborah Vinson. (504) 717-6036.
  • GALLERY TALK: 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Women in Film and Television Louisiana presents brief talks by several of the women with works featured in the A Woman’s Work exhibit, on view through Sunday, July 28. WIFT will hold its monthly networking social, an Alice Evening, at CAC’s Spun Cafe following the talk. All WIFT members and WIFT eligible women are invited to attend. (504) 528-3800 or email wiftlouisiana@gmail.com.

MONDAY, JULY 22

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., 5131 Greenwell Springs Road. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • AUDITIONS FOR THE GONG SHOW: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Historic Rice Theater, 323 N. Parkerson Ave, Crowley. An Acadia Players variety show to be held Saturday, Aug. 3. Audition fee, $25. theacadiaplayers.com.
  • AUDITIONS FOR NOISES OFF: 6 p.m., Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League’s production. (337) 229-6919, (337) 256-0604, (337) 364-6114 or iberiaperformingartsleague.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Livingston Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston and 2 p.m., Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • PUPPETS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Children explore different styles of puppetry from around the world and then build puppets inspired by works of art in NOMA’s collection. Contact Elise Solomon at (504) 658-4128 or email education@noma.org with questions or to register a child.
  • AUDITIONS FOR NOISES OFF: 6 p.m., Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League’s production. (337) 229-6919, (337) 256-0604, (337) 364-6114 or iberiaperformingartsleague.com.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10 www.swinepalace.org.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., Denham Springs/Walker Library, 8101 U.S. 190, Denham Springs, and 2 p.m.,Watson Branch Library, 36581 Outback Road, Denham Springs. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • PUPPETS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Children explore different styles of puppetry from around the world and then build puppets inspired by works of art in NOMA’s collection. Contact Elise Solomon at (504) 658-4128 or email education@noma.org with questions or to register a child.
  • SUMMER SOUNDS AT ST. JAMES CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Convention and North Fourth streets. Performance by baritone Stephen Rushing. Reception follows the concert. $10; free, students. stjamesbr.org.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

  • SWAN LAKE: 10 a.m., South Branch Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston. Performance by the Tri-Parish Ballet. Free. (225) 665-3414.
  • THE FAITH, THE FURY AND THE FESTIVITIES: 5 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. Opening reception for The Faith & The Fury: Noel Rockmore and His Patron exhibition. Complimentary wine and hors d’ouevres. Free. lasm.org.
  • 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 Tom Hook. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. neworleanscitypark/garden
  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring New Orleans musician Dave Malone with Family and Friends. (504) 539-9650 or ogdenmuseum.org.
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • WINE AND CHEESE PARTY AND SILENT AUCTION: 7 p.m., Louis DeAngelo Gallery, 16645 Highland Road. Benefit for the Cameron’s Shoes Foundation. (225) 328-0403 or louisdeangelogallery.com.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.
  • FREEDOM: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $30-$35. (504) 528-3800.
  • CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.

FRIDAY, JULY 26

  • GALLERY TALK AND EXHIBIT TOUR: 10 a.m., Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. With Warren Lowe. (337) 482-2278 or hilliardmuseum.org
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.

SATURDAY, JULY 27

  • RED STICK REGIONAL PIPING COMPETITION: 8 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. Eemail rhsjohns@ cox.net.
  • EVOLUTION OF DANCE (DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES): 7 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre in the LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. A Lenore/Kamere dance company production. $20, adults; $10, children age 12 and younger. lenorekamere.webs.com
  • THE WIZ: 7:30 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.

Judy Bergeron