New Orleans calendar for July 19, 2013

Photo by CHRISTIAN STEINER -- Opera soprano Elizabeth Futral will perform 'A Night of Music,' a recital of her favorite arias, at 4 p.m. Sunday at Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street, Loyola University, New Orleans. Tickets are $25. Call (504) 717-6036. Show caption
Photo by CHRISTIAN STEINER -- Opera soprano Elizabeth Futral will perform 'A Night of Music,' a recital of her favorite arias, at 4 p.m. Sunday at Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street, Loyola University, New Orleans. Tickets are $25. Call (504) 717-6036.

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FRIDAY, JULY 19

  • THE MINDFUL CHILD AND HULA HOOP: 8:30 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. With Sally Dunn and Lisa Guillot. For ages 7-17. Reservations required. $5; free for members. (985) 626-1238.
  • 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, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art activity, 5-8 p.m. Music by Delia Tomino Nakayama & Peter Nu, 5:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Art You Can Eat East Meets West: Mochi Ice Cream Dessert Trio, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Lecture by Lisa Rotondo-McCord, deputy director for curatorial affairs/curator of Asian art, 6 p.m., “Japan Goes to the Fair: Japanese Art at the World’s Fairs.” Music by Shinobu Yamamoto, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. noma.org.
  • EVENING COMMUNITY ARTS FESTIVAL: 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Metairie Park Country Day School, 300 Park Road, Metairie. Unique art, including a large geodesic dome; giant puppets; a giant crashed spaceship; costumed stilt walkers; Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art form; all types of live music; and theater performances ranging from Shakespeare to avant-garde music. Food created as art will be available for sale. All proceeds go to the CDCA scholarship fund. CountryDayCreativeArts.com or (504) 849-3188.
  • SUNSET AT THE LANDING: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Columbia St., downtown Covington. Music by Jerry Hess, Freeman, Garcia & Casteel and Liquid Bridge. Bring chairs and refreshments. Free. covla.com.
  • JUMP, JIVE AND WAIL- THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A cast of 10 brings to life Louis Prima’s legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • FREEDOM: 7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $30-$35. (504) 528-3800.
  • 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. http://www.summerstages.org.
  • CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com.
  • 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.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 8 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by the Low Amps, fresh produce, plants and prepared foods Cooking demonstration by Chef Austin Smith. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • YOGA IN THE SCULPTURE GARDEN: 8 a.m.–9 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. $5; free for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. (504) 456-5000.
  • CHRISTMAS IN NEW ORLEANS ARTS & CRAFT SHOW: 10 a.m., Pontchartrain Convention Center, 2424 Williams Blvd., Kenner. $5; free for ages 12 and younger. (504) 465-9985.
  • RUMPLESTILSKIN: 11 a.m. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. rivertowntheaters.com.
  • 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. summerstages.org.
  • THE POP-UP ART SHOW OPENING: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Barrister’s Gallery, 2331 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Opening reception for exhibition Latino Immigrants & the Reconstruction of New Orleans on view through July 31. Free. (504) 710-4506.
  • JUMP, JIVE AND WAIL- THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A cast of 10 brings to life Louis Prima’s legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • 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.
  • THE SOUNDS OF NEW ORLEANS: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. Featuring The Brass-A-Holics, Paul Sanchez, Charmaine Neville and more. Proceeds benefit the St. Jude Community Center’s efforts to feed the homeless and hungry. $35; $150, premium seating includes patron party at the World War II Museum on Friday, July 19. soundsofneworleans.org or ticketmaster.com.
  • 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.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

  • TEMPLE SINAI COMMUNITY ATTIC SALE: 8 a.m., 6227 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Gently used furniture, clothing, accessories, children’s items, books, CDs, electronics and kitchen items. Also a boutique featuring some designer and name brands. Proceeds go to temple renovations.
  • CHRISTMAS IN NEW ORLEANS ARTS & CRAFT SHOW: 10 a.m., Pontchartrain Convention Center, 2424 Williams Blvd., Kenner. $5; free for ages 12 and younger. (504) 465-9985.
  • JUMP, JIVE AND WAIL- THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 11 a.m., brunch seating,Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A cast of 10 brings to life Louis Prima’s legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. 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.
  • SUNDAY SWING FEATURING SWINGAROUX: 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.
  • BALLROOM DANCE: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jefferson Orleans North, 2600 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. Sponsored by USA Dance Chapter 5031. Dance lesson with Margaret Lancaster at 1:30 p.m. No dance partner needed. Mixer dances. Donation of snacks appreciated. $10, USAD members; $12, nonmembers; $5, youth under ages 21. (504) 258-2220 or (504) 607-1041.
  • 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. 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.
  • MOONLIGHT HIKE AND SNOW AND ICE: 8 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 La. 190 Mandeville. A one-mile stroll through the site under the moonlight with snowball treats. Bring flashlights. Families welcome. Reservations required. $5; free for members. (985) 626-1238.

MONDAY, JULY 22

  • TEMPLE SINAI COMMUNITY ATTIC SALE: 8 a.m., 6227 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Gently used furniture, clothing, accessories, children’s items, books, CDs, electronics and kitchen items. Also a boutique featuring some designer and name brands. Proceeds go to temple renovations.
  • TAI CHI/CHI KUNG: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. $5; free for NOMA members and East Jefferson Wellness Center members. (504) 456-5000.
  • FICTION WRITERS GROUP: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Book promoter Anita Paul will be the guest speaker. Free. (504) 889-8143.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

  • 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.
  • STAGE DOOR IDOL- PRELIMINARY ROUND THREE: 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Cheer on the singers and vote for your favorite. $5 at the door. nationalww2museum.org.
  • ATURE WALK AND TITIVATION: 6 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 La. 190 Mandeville. A two-hour walk in the woods. Reservations required. $5; free for members. (985) 626-1238.
  • GENEALOGY EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Michael Henderson discusses how he uncovered the battles, slave ships and forbidden love of his ancestors. Free. (504) 889-8143.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Michael Marshall discusses his book Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers. Copies of the book will be available for purchase. Free. (504) 889-8143.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

  • 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 .
  • SOUTHEASTERN COACHES CARAVAN: 6 p.m., The Lakehouse, 2025 Lakeshore Drive, Mandeville. Complimentary refreshments and a cash bar. Door prizes and promotional items. $5; free, Alumni Asssociation members. (985) 549-2150.
  • 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.

ONGOING

  • ANTENNA GALLERY: 3718 St. Claude, New Orleans. Slow Light by AnnieLaurie Erickson, through Aug. 4. Gallery hours: Noon-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. (504) 298-3161.
  • BARRISTER’S GALLERY: 2331 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Exhibition Latino Immigrants & the Reconstruction of New Orleans, through July 31. (504) 710-4506.
  • 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, 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?, through Sept. 22. (504) 528-3800.
  • D.O.C.S. A STUDIO GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART: 709 Camp St., New Orleans, (504) 524-3936. 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 jonathanferraragallery.com.
  • 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 crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.
  • 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. octaviaartgallery.com.
  • OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. 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.