New Orleans, La. – The Arts Council of New Orleans honors individuals, organizations and corporations which have made outstanding contributions to the arts in New Orleans at the 35th Annual Community Arts Awards luncheon. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the Roosevelt New Orleans Ballroom from 11:30 am - 1:30pm. More info at artscouncilofneworleans.org
New Orleans, La. – A jazzy musical based on the tales of Uncle Remus makes its New Orleans premiere as Crescent City Lights Youth Theater presents Rabbit Sense. This production cleverly tackles the hot button issue of bullying. Performances run Sept. 9th - 18th at the NORD Ty Tracy Theater @ Gallier Hall...545 St. Charles Avenue.
New Orleans, La. – As the 6th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, award winning performance artist Jose Torres-Tama remounts his critically acclaimed multi-media show-The Cone of Uncertainty: New Orleans after Katrina. Shadowbox Theater-2400 St. Claude Avenue. Performances: Thurs-Sun: August 25-28, Sept. 1-4, & Sept. 8-11 2011
New Orleans, LA – WWNO, in collaboration with Nolavie.com, brings you "Notes from New Orleans," a weekly peekin inside the unique life and culture of our city and region. This week we're turning our attention to a pair of successful ballet stars who've returned home to New Orleans and brought their newest pet home with them...a most unusual dinosaur. Sharon Litwin spoke with dancers Ian and Elenor Carney for the story.
New Orleans, La. – New Orleans Down the Hatch: A Cabaret in Two Cocktails teaches the city's history to those old enough to imbibe! The cast includes culinary historian and actress Elizabeth Pearce, veteran actor Bob Edes and pianist Jim Walpole. Performances run July 22-23 at K-Joe's, 720 St. Louis Street, 2nd floor.
New Orleans, La. – It's a weekend for memories as the Lula Elzy New Orleans Dance Theater celebrates 20 years of innovative dance with a "Retrospective" concert. And...Summer Lyric Theater at Tulane University continues it's 44th season with an exploration of fairy tales and magic, as it presents the Tony Award winning musical Into The Woods. We go Inside the Arts for a sneak peek at both events. More info @ www.ledtneworleans.com and http://summerlyric.tulane.edu
New Orleans, La. – Andrea Marcovicci headlines a stellar group of cabaret performers kicking off 3 nights of blockbuster performances at Le Chat Noir. Shows running July 7th - 9th, 715 St. Charles Avenue, 8pm.
New Orleans, La. – Spain's role in the formation of this country and the development of Louisiana comes to life in an exhibit of rare works ...The Threads of Memory ... now in final days at The Historic New Orleans Collection.