New Orleans calendar for July 5, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 5

AN EVENING WITH MARK TWAIN: 6 p.m. dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Kurt Sutton tells the stories for which Twain was famous while accompanying himself with the traditional music that was beloved by Clemons. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art activity with young audiences, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.; music by The Pfister Sisters, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; Art You Can Eat: Classic NYC Apps Influence Big Easy Restaurant Menus, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.; Film WYES: A World’s Fair to Remember, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. (504) 658-4106.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by The Porch Rockers, fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

AN EVENING WITH MARK TWAIN: 6 p.m. dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Kurt Sutton tells the stories for which Twain was famous while accompanying himself with the traditional music that was beloved by Clemons. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

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.

AN EVENING WITH MARK TWAIN: 11 a.m. brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Kurt Sutton tells the stories for which Twain was famous while accompanying himself with the traditional music that was beloved by Clemons. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

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. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

THE NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Tulane University’s Lab Theater, New Orleans. Performance of The Complete Works of Williams Shakespeare (abridged). http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.

PAUL MOONEY’S COMEDY CRAWL: 8 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. $25-$150. (504) 300-9924.

TUESDAY, JULY 9

ATURE WALK: 8 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 La. 190, Mandeville. A two-hour walk in the woods. Free for members. (985) 626-1238.

RUMPLESTILSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

MEET THE AUTHOR: 5 p.m., Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Cate Lineberry presents “The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines.” http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

STAGE DOOR IDOL- PRELIMINARY ROUND ONE: 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.

ROSE DISCUSSION: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie. Local rose expert Peggy Rose Martin will discuss the care and growth of roses. (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 Williams Shakespeare (abridged). http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.

AFRICA UMOJA: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

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.

RUMPLESTILSKIN: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT RIVERFRONT FESTIVAL: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., 200 Morgan Street riverside where the Algiers Ferry Terminal meets the levee. Live music by The Yat Pack and DaRockits. Arts and crafts vendors and food. Free. (504) 362-6436.

SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT: 6 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie. Tournament participants are encouraged to bring their own games. 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 Williams Shakespeare (abridged). http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.

AFRICA UMOJA: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 11

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 Phil Melancon. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie. Peter M. Wolf will discuss his book, My New Orleans, Gone Away. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Free. (504) 889-8143.

FREEDOM: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Thursday is JEF Theatre night, featuring a cocktail reception with the playwrights and actors after the show. Proceeds benefit the Jewish Endowment Foundation. $50. (504) 528-3800.

ONGOING

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 July 28. After You’ve Been Burned by Hot Soup You Blow in Your Yogurt by Margot Herster, through Aug. 18. Chalmatia (shall-MAY-shuh)-A Fictional Place Down the Road, through Sept. 8. ANTHROPOMORPHIZER!! by Miss Pussycat, on view through Sept. 22. (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 FOUNDATION: 608 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. Works by Zhang Chongguang, through Saturday, July 6. http://www.foundationgallerynola.com or (504) 568-0955.

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.

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.

NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the Worlde_SSRqs Fairs, through Aug. 4. Portrait of Faith: John Paul II in Life and Art, through Sunday, July 7; Rashaad Newsome: King of Arms, through Sept. 15; Shadow and Light, through Aug. 4; (504) 658-4100 or http://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. To Paint and Pray: The Art and Life of William R. Hollingsworth, Jr. and Eudora Welty: Photographs From the 1930s and ’40s, through Sunday, July 14. 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. http://www.ogdenmuseum.org or (504) 539-9600.