New Orleans calendar for Aug. 9, 2013

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD --   Participants head out to collect bugs in May during BioBlitz at the Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve. Free, ranger-guided walks at the Marrero site are planned this week. For more information, call (504) 689-3690, ext. 10, or go to nps.gov/jela. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Participants head out to collect bugs in May during BioBlitz at the Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte Historical Park and Preserve. Free, ranger-guided walks at the Marrero site are planned this week. For more information, call (504) 689-3690, ext. 10, or go to nps.gov/jela.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 9

  • HEAT OF BATTLE VII WARGAMING CONVENTION: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., US Freedom Pavilion, Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • WALK THE WETLANDS: 10 a.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Expore Louisiana swamp and marsh on a ranger-guided walk. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or nps.gov/jela.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:45 p.m., Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. Free. (504) 281-0510 or nps.gov/jela.
  • FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., 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., music by Rex Gregory 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; docent-led gallery tour at 6 p.m.; a film screening of “Beauty is Embarrassing” at 7 p.m. noma.org.
  • GARDEN PARTY: 6:30 p.m., City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Live outdoor concert featuring Big Sam’s Funky Nation plus Brass-A-Holics. No outside food and drink. www.neworleanscitypark.com.
  • THE WOMEN: 8 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A reading of the play set in the glamorous Manhattan apartments of high society and in Reno where they obtain their divorces. $15. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.
  • JAMIE KILSTEIN: 8 p.m., TNM Nola, 1919 Burgundy St., New Orleans. Comedy show. wearecitizenradio.com.
  • THE QUARTER RAT PACK BACK FOR ONE NIGHT: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A show about three New Orleans buddies who have performed as a trio in the past but have since become preoccupied with “real life” which has taken them down different paths and away from the glitz and glamour of stage life. $20. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.
  • 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., the AllWays Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., 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.
  • LA FAMILIA VARIETY SHOW: 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., John Paul’s, 940 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. Johnny Passion presents La Familia Variety show, with local vocal artists, drag kings and queens and a little comedy. (504) 948-1888.

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

  • COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Black Sweet Jones at 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, plants and prepared foods. Cooking demonstration by Covington Frostop. covingtonfarmersmarket.org.
  • HEAT OF BATTLE VII WARGAMING CONVENTION: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., US Freedom Pavilion, Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • BROAD SAINT BBQ BLOCK FEST: 10 a.m., Broad Street, New Orleans, Family fun back to school festival. Free back to school giveaway items for kids.
  • WALK THE WETLANDS: 10 a.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Expore Louisiana swamp and marsh on a ranger-guided walk. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or nps.gov/jela.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St. Arts, crafts, vintage, flea market, food, live music. Free. (504) 269-3982.
  • LIVING HISTORY CORPS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Volunters share knowledge about the day-to-day lives of military men and women. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:45 p.m., Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510 or nps.gov/jela.
  • BIG BAND HITS DINE AND DANCE: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Dance to big band hits with the 17-piece Victory Big Band. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • MOMS NIGHT OUT WITH NEW ORLEANS MOMS BLOG: 7 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Museum, 420 Julia St., New Orleans. Shopping, giveaways, food and drink. lcm.org.
  • BE IN THAT NUMBER CELEBRATION-YOUTH MENTORING CONNECTION LAUNCH PARTY: 7 p.m., Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Food, drinks, music. nolamentor.org.
  • BATTLE FOR THE CRESCENT CITY: 8 p.m., Crescent City Boxing Gym, 3101 Erato St., New Orleans, A night of Heavyweight title fighting now known as the Heavyweight Crescent City Classic — 10 rounds of real hard knockout boxing from two fearless fighters for the championship title. crescentcityboxing.com.
  • GARDEN PARTY: 6:30 p.m., City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. Live outdoor concert featuring Bonerama plus Jumpin’ Johnny’s Blues Party. No outside food and drink. neworleanscitypark.com.
  • CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com.
  • THE WOMEN: 8 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A reading of the play set in the glamorous Manhattan apartments of high society and in Reno where they obtain their divorces. $15. (504) 488-1460 or midcitytheatre.com.
  • THE MOTHER WITH THE HAT: 8 p.m., the AllWays Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., 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.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

  • HEAT OF BATTLE VII WARGAMING CONVENTION: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., US Freedom Pavilion, Boeing Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • WALK THE WETLANDS: 10 a.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Expore Louisiana swamp and marsh on a ranger-guided walk. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or nps.gov/jela.
  • 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.
  • THE WOMEN: 6 p.m., Sunday, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A reading of the play set in the glamorous Manhattan apartments of high society and in Reno where they obtain their divorces. $15. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

  • THE NEW ORLEANS BINGO! SHOW: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A musical game show cabaret. $20. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:45 p.m., Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 West Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510 or nps.gov/jela.
  • STAGE DOOR IDOL- FINALS: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Contestants will vie for the title of the next Stage Door Idol. $5 at the door. nationalww2museum.org.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

  • 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, or nationalww2museum.org.
  • WALK THE WETLANDS: 10 a.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Expore Louisiana swamp and marsh on a ranger-guided walk. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or nps.gov/jela.
  • 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. nationalww2museum.org.
  • LANGNIAPPE LECTURE: noon-1 p.m., H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Seth Paridon will present “The 70th Anniversary of Schweinfurt/Regensburg Double Raid.” nationalww2museum.org.
  • ROUND TABLE LUNCHEON: noon, Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St., New Orleans. A Saints-inspired luncheon with guest speakers and entertainment. $45, advance; $50, door. (504) 553-2220 or nscallan@sonesta.com.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:45 p.m., Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510 or nps.gov/jela.
  • PAT BOURGEOIS DEBAUCHERY: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $20. (504) 488-1460 or MidCityTheatre.com.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

  • WALK THE WETLANDS: 10 a.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Expore Louisiana swamp and marsh on a ranger-guided walk. Free. (504) 689-3690, ext. 10 or nps.gov/jela.
  • BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS TALK: 2:45 p.m., Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510 or nps.gov/jela.
  • FILM SCREENING-ROAD TO MOROCCO: 6 p.m., Solomon Victory Theater, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. nationalww2museum.org or (504) 528-1943.
  • OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Grayson Capps. (504) 539-9600.

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. 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.
  • 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. 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. 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 through Sept. 28. (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.
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Bob Hope: An American Treasure, through June 2, 2014. nationalww2museum.org.
  • 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 World’s Fairs, 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 through 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, 2014. 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.