New Orleans, La. – A royal visit from the United Kingdom kicks off a celebration honoring the 200th Anniversary of classical pianist and composer Frederic Chopin at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Avenue. Pianist Lady Rose Cholmondeley performs Chopin in London, a piano concert of all Chopin music. She is joined by English multi-media actor Charles Grant who will read Chopin's letters. Tonight, 7pm.
New Orleans, La – The most toured American Dance Theater in the world, MOMIX, opens the New Orleans Ballet Association's 2010-2011 season with the New Orleans premiere of Botanica. A magical exploration of nature by artistic director Moses Pendleton, with performances October 22nd and 23rd at The Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts, 8pm.
New Orleans, La. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. And, the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans is joining the effort to end this disease with an inspiring production of Sing for the Cure: A Proclamation of Hope. This work has been performed all over the world and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. The performance is Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Loyola University's Roussel Hall, 7:30 PM.
New Orleans, LA – Banu Gibson is one of the few jazz singers of her generation to remain loyal to the songs of the 1920's, 30's and 40's. She and her band have appeared in New Orleans and around the world.
New Orleans, La. – Charles Ludlam's classic farce, The Mystery of Irma Vep opens at Le Chat Noir, Friday October 8, 2010. Starring Ricky Graham and Varla Jean Merman. Performances run thru October 24, 2010.
New Orleans, LA – Five years after the flooding of New Orleans, the city's tragedy still resonates with people around the world. Perhaps more than any news headline, the arts have played an important role in bringing the event home to worldwide audiences.