New Orleans-area calendar for Aug. 2, 2013

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ -- The New Orleans Saintsations entertain the crowd at a pep rally before Super Bowl XLVII at the Louisiana Superdome in January. The dance team's 2014 calendar will be released at a gala Wednesday night at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ -- The New Orleans Saintsations entertain the crowd at a pep rally before Super Bowl XLVII at the Louisiana Superdome in January. The dance team's 2014 calendar will be released at a gala Wednesday night at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2

  • STAMP FEST 2013: 10 a.m.-6 p.m,, La Quinta Inn, 2610 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Sponsored by the Crescent City Stamp Club. Hourly door prizes. Free. (504) 715-9538 or email ericwhtiegypsymoth@yahoo.com.
  • FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m.-midnight, New Orleans Museum of Art, One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art activities for children from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., curator-led gallery tours at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; a cooking demonstration at 6 p.m.; a film screening at 9:30 p.m.; two live bands; and a performance by an improvisational comedy troupe at 9 p.m. Drinks will be available from several cash bars and cocktail scholar Elizabeth Pearce will lecture on Prohibition and the Sazerac at 8:30 p.m. noma.org.
  • CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com.
  • KISS ME KATE: 8 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans. Cole Porter musical about on and offstage drama during a musical production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. (504) 865-5105.
  • SAVED BY THE BELL-THE STAGED READING: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $20. eventbrite.com.
  • THE MOTHER WITH THE HAT: 8 p.m., tText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorhe AllWays Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color, New Orleans. A former drug dealer fresh out of rehab reunites with his drug-addicted girlfriend. Josh Parham directs the *NU* Theatre production. $15. (504) 218-5778.

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Black Bottom Bog Stompers, fresh produce, plants and prepared foods. Cooking demonstration by Len Brannon of Seven Grains. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

STAMP FEST 2013: 10 A.M.-6 P.M., LA QUINTA INN, 2610 WILLIAMS BLVD., KENNER. SPONSORED BY THE CRESCENT CITY STAMP CLUB. HOURLY DOOR PRIZES. FREE. (504) 715-9538 OR EMAIL ERICWHTIEGYPSYMOTH@YAHOO.COM.

BNATURAL HAIR EXPO: 1:30 P.M., NOLA SPACES, 1719 TOLEDANO ST., NEW ORLEANS, NOLASPACES.COM.

ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6 P.M.-9 P.M., CALLAN CONTEMPORARY, 518 JULIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. RECEPTION FOR DREAM A DREAM BY KEY-SOOK GEUM, ON VIEW THROUGH SEPT. 28. (504) 525-0518 OR WWW.CALLANCONTEMPORARY.COM.

OPENING RECEPTION: 6 P.M.-9 P.M., JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY, 400A JULIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. RECEPTION FOR NATURE OF THE CITY BY HANNAH CHALEW ON VIEW THROUGH AUG. 27.(504) 522-5471 OR JONATHANFERRARAGALLERY.COM.

ARTIST’S RECEPTION: 6 P.M.-9 P.M., LEMIEUX GALLERIES, 332 JULIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. OPENING RECEPTION FOR BA-ROKE, NEW SCULPTURES BY SHANNON LANDIS HANSEN ON VIEW SATURDAY-SEPT. 28. (504) 522-5988.

WHITNEY WHITE LINEN NIGHT JULIA STREET BLOCK PARTY: 6 P.M.-9 P.M., 300-700 BLOCKS OF JULIA STREET, NEW ORLEANS. AFTER-PARTY AT CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER, 900 CAMP ST., NEW ORLEANS. “MEMOIRS OF THE SISTAHOOD-CHAPTER FOUR: SACRED TRAILS” INCLUDED WITH PARTY ADMISSION. $10, GENERAL ADMISSION; FREE, CAC MEMBERS. (504) 528-3800.

SAVED BY THE BELL-THE STAGED READING: 8 P.M., MID CITY THEATRE, 3540 TOULOUSE ST., NEW ORLEANS. $20. EVENTBRITE.COM.

BLUE BAYOU BLISS MID-POET’S COLLEGE BENEFIT: 8 P.M., NOLA’S FINEST BAR, 1355 ST. BERNARD AVE., NEW ORLEANS. FEATURING POETS TANK, ERIKA MURRAY, BOBBY TOOMER, DARRYL MANNING, FERTILE GROUND POETS. PROCEEDS FROM THE BENEFIT WILL ASSIST STUDENTS WITH BOOK STIPENDS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, AND COLLEGE CAMPUS ESSENTIALS. (504) 940-1212.

CHESAPEAKE: 8 P.M., BYRDIE’S GALLERY, 2422 ST. CLAUDE AVE., NEW ORLEANS. PERFORMANCE BY SECOND STAR PERFORMANCE COLLECTIVE. $15. EVENTBRITE.COM.

KISS ME KATE: 8 P.M., DIXON HALL, TULANE UNIVERSITY; COLE PORTER MUSICAL ABOUT ON AND OFFSTAGE DRAMA DURING A MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF SHAKESPEARE’S THE TAMING OF THE SHREW. (504) 865-5105.

THE MOTHER WITH THE HAT: 8 P.M., TTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORHE ALLWAYS THEATRE, 2240 ST. CLAUDE AVE. A FORMER DRUG DEALER FRESH OUT OF REHAB REUNITES WITH HIS DRUG-ADDICTED GIRLFRIEND. JOSH PARHAM DIRECTS THE *NU* THEATRE PRODUCTION. TICKETS, $15. (504) 218-5778.

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

  • STAMP FEST 2013: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., La Quinta Inn, 2610 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Sponsored by the Crescent City Stamp Club. Hourly door prizes. Free. (504) 715-9538 or email ericwhtiegypsymoth@yahoo.com.
  • 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 THE PFISTER SISTERS: 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.
  • GABE A PALOOZA: 1 p.m., Rock’n Bowl, 3000 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Proceeds benefit cancer victim Gabriel Smira. $50. Free, children and students, with purchase of an adult ticket. rocknbowl.com.
  • SUMMER REIGN ALL WHITE AFFAIR & CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY WITH NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST DAWN RICHARD: 3 p.m., Taravella Manor, 5240 Taravella Road, Marrero. Celebrate music, fashion, beauty and other aspects of arts and entertainment including an exclusive fashion show displaying clothing and accessories from designers and companies such as Authentic Lady Collection, Madison Avenue Fashions and Baggage Boutique. (504) 331-0131 or email loud365media@gmail.com.
  • SAVED BY THE BELL-THE STAGED READING: Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color6 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $20. eventbrite.com.
  • KISS ME KATE: 8Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University; Cole Porter musical about on and offstage drama during a musical production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. (504) 865-5105.

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

  • ATURE WALK AND TITIVATION: 6 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A two-hour walk in the woods. Reservations required. $5; free for members. (985) 626-1238.
  • BASQUE CULTURE AND HISTORY: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Talk by Michel-Antoine Goitia-Nicolas, founder of the Louisiana Basque-American Society and Cultural Organization. Free.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7

  • 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.
  • LUNCHBOX LECTURE: noon-1 p.m., H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. John McGuckin will present “The Battle of Vella Gulf.” nationalww2museum.org.

2014 SWIMSUIT CALENDAR RELEASE GALA: 6 P.M.-8 P.M., ROYAL SONESTA HOTEL, 300 BOURBON ST., NEW ORLEANS. FOOD AND DRINKS AND MINGLING WITH THE SAINTSATIONS CHEERLEADING TEAM. $40. SAINTSATIONS.NET.

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Little Freddie King. (504) 539-9600.
  • AUTHOR EVENT: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napolean Ave., Metairie. Toni Kiser and Lindsey Barnes will discuss their book, Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II. Free. Books will be available for purchase. (504) 838-1100.
  • CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com.
  • THE MOTHER WITH THE HAT: 8 p.m., Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText ColortText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colorhe AllWays Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText ColorA former drug dealer fresh out of rehab reunites with his drug-addicted girlfriend. Josh Parham directs the *NU* Theatre production. $15. (504) 218-5778.

ONGOING

  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Dream a Dream by Key-Sook Geum, through Sept. 28. (504) 525-0518 or callancontemporary.com.
  • CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorAfter You’ve Been Burned by Hot Soup You Blow in Your Yogurt by Margot Herster, through Aug. 18. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorChalmatia-A Fictional Place Down the Road, through Sept. 8. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorANTHROPOMORPHIZER !! by Miss Pussycat, This Sweaty City, Tank Drama: DeliberationText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colors Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorfrom The Wet Grave and Who’s Pulling the Strings?Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color, through Sept. 22. (504) 528-3800.
  • 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 dutchalleyartistsco-op.com.
  • THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorPipe Dreams: Louisiana under the French Company of the Indies, 1717-1731,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color 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. Nature of the City by Hannah Chalew on view through Aug. 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. BA-ROKE, new sculptures by Shannon Landis Hansen on view Saturday-Sept. 28. (504) 522-5988.
  • LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM — CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorThe Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September. (504) 568-6968 or crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Bob Hope: An American Treasure, Saturday-June 2, 2014. nationalww2museum.org.
  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorRashaad Newsome:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color King of ArmsText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color,Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color through Sept. 15; Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorShadow and LightText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorandText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorInventing the Modern World:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Decorative Arts at the WorldText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color’Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colors FairsText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color, through Sunday. (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. Louisiana Contemporary and Southern Imagists: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art on view Saturday-Sept. 22. Into the Light: Photographs from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Will Henry Stevens: Selections from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, through Jan. 5. 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.