For the second summer in a row the Marigny Opera House is offering itself as a performance venue to a homegrown small opera company.
The 9th Ward Opera Company is the brainchild of Kathleen Westfall, a self-described “little Cajun girl” who’s equally comfortable singing on stage in New York or going crabbing in Thibodaux. Sharon Litwin talks to her about the two unusual one-act operas she’s presenting this month.
It’s not jazzfest... yet. But there’s still plenty to do this weekend in New Orleans, even in The Fest’s (newly-paved) nearby Esplanade Ridge area.
So, whether you’re down on St Claude, from the Lower 9th, or attached to Mid-City, we've got your weekend: