New Orleans calendar for June 28, 2013

Photo by JOHN BARROIS -- From left, Ricky Graham, Brigette Bruno, Mike Harkins and Holly Stewart are among the cast of Spamalot, which continues its runs at the Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner, through Sunday, June.30. Show caption
Photo by JOHN BARROIS -- From left, Ricky Graham, Brigette Bruno, Mike Harkins and Holly Stewart are among the cast of Spamalot, which continues its runs at the Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner, through Sunday, June.30.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 28

  • SNOW WHITE: 11:30 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Lagniappe Stage, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. (504) 461-9475, (504) 468-7221 or http://www.RivertownTheaters.com.
  • FINE PRINT BOOK CLUB: noon-2 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Discussion of A Company Man with editor/historian Ern M. Greenwald. Registration required. Lunch included. $20. (504) 523-4662.
  • OPENING RECEPTION: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Opening reception for A Woman’s Work, on view through July 28. (504) 528-3800.
  • ON THE BACK PORCH: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Spud and Mo take you back to the time when radio was king. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • COLUMBIA STREET BLOCK PARTY: 6:30 p.m., Columbia Street, downtown Covington. Classic car show, live music. Free. http://www.covla.com.
  • EW ORLEANS BALLET THEATRE: 7 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. $20. (504) 528-3800.
  • SPAMALOT: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $30-$35. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • D’PROJECT PRESENTS SOUTHERN VOICES-DANCE OUT LOUD 6: 8 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $20, general admission; $16, students and CAC members. (504) 528-3800.
  • SANCTIFIED: 8 p.m., Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. $20, adults; $18, students and seniors. (504) 862-7529 or http://www.anthonybeantheater.com.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theater, New Orleans. Performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.
  • IGHT VISION-GETTING TO KNOW THE DARK: 7:30 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. Certified master naturalist Lori Barnes will lead activities designed to help understand how nocturnal animals are adapted to life at night. Reservations required. $5, nonmembers; free, members. (985) 626-1238.
  • OH, THOSE BABY DOLL LADIES ACT III-RESURRECTION AND RESURGENCE: 7:45 p.m., Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. The final of a three part progression cabaret chronicling the transformations of a century old endearing Mardi Gras tradition of doll masquerading music and dance. $20, general admission; $15, senior citizens and students with I.D. (504) 568-6993.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Soma Bistro, fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • FINE PRINT BOOK CLUB: noon-2 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Discussion of A Company Man with editor/historian Ern M. Greenwald. Registration required. Lunch included. $20. (504) 523-4662.
  • CITYWIDE AUDITIONS: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Open call for actors, dancers, and actor-musicians. Local theater companies and independent producers will be in attendance. No children under age 18. All auditioners must bring 20 copies of attached headshot and resume. AEA actors email ahayes@southernrep.com to schedule. Non-AEA actors must prepare two contrasting monologues of one minute each. Singers bring sheet music and prepare 16 bars of a musical theatre standard to sing a cappella. Schedule: 9 a.m.-10 a.m., AEA by appointment; 10 a.m.-noon, last names ending in A-M; 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m., last names ending in N-Z. http://www.southernrep.com.
  • RECORD RAID: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. More than 20 vendors of LPs, 45s, CDs cassettes and more. http://www.recordraid.com.
  • SNOW WHITE: 10 a.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Lagniappe Stage, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $8. (504) 461-9475, (504) 468-7221 or http://www.RivertownTheaters.com.
  • ON THE BACK PORCH: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Spud and Mo take you back to the time when radio was king. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • THE EVIL MISTRESS STAGE PLAY ONE NIGHT ONLY: 7 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. $20. http://neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • THE NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theater, New Orleans. Performance of The Merry Wives of Windsor. http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106.
  • CUTTING EDGE STAND-UP COMEDY: 8 p.m., Cutting Edge Theater, 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. Starring Mike Strecker and Wes Cannon. $20. (985) 649-3727.
  • SPAMALOT: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $30-$35. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • SANCTIFIED: 8 p.m., Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. $20, adults; $18, students and seniors. (504) 862-7529. http://www.anthonybeantheater.com.
  • BILLION DOLLAR BABY DOLLS BEYOND THUNDERDOME-THE 3RD ANNUAL STRIPPING AWAY THE YEARS: 10 p.m., La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St., New Orleans. $10.

SUNDAY, JUNE 30

  • 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.
  • ZUMBA JAMMER ERICA DIXON CARIBBEAN FLAVA MASTER CLASS NEW ORLEANS: 12:30 p.m., registration; 1 p.m., class, Elmwood Fitness Center, 1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Elmwood. $10-$15. http://www.elmwoodfitness.com.
  • ON THE BACK PORCH: 11 a.m. brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Spud and Mo take you back to the time when radio was king. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • SPAMALOT: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $30-$35. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • SANCTIFIED: 3 p.m., Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. $20, adults; $18, students and seniors. (504) 862-7529. http://www.anthonybeantheater.com.
  • HEART TO HEART WITH CINDY SCOTT: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. An intimate music series with singer Cindy Scott and other acclaimed artists. $10. http://neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • 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.

TUESDAY, JULY 2

  • OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Opening reception for ANTHOPOMORPHIZER !! and Who is Pulling the Strings? Free. (504) 528-3800.
  • 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) 865-5106c

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

  • 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.
  • 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. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.
  • WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT RIVERFRONT FESTIVAL: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., 200 Morgan Street riverside where the Algiers Ferry Terminal meets the levee, Algiers. Live music. Arts and crafts vendors and food. Free. (504) 362-6436.
  • 3RD OF JULY: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy patriotic music with The Marine Corps Band on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn and fireworks at the Peristyle. Concessions, wine and beer will be available or you can bring your own picnic. Do not stake tents or blankets into the lawn. Free. http://www.neworleanscitypark.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). http://NewOrleansShakespeare.tulane.edu or (504) 865-5106

THURSDAY, JULY 4

  • 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 Rocky’s Hot Fox Trot Orchestra. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

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, 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 June 29-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. 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; Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the Worlde_SSRqs Fairs, 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.