New Orleans, La. – Photographer Dave Anderson celebrates the power of community in his book, One Block: A New Orleans Neighborhood Rebuilds, essay by Chris Rose. There is an accompanying exhibition opening August 26th at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, with an artist reception from 6-8 pm. Also, on Saturday August 28th there will be a Block Party at the One Block location [bounded by Caffin Avenue, Flood, Douglas and Chartres Streets]from 5 to 7 pm.
New Orleans, La. – What began as an acting thesis for a UNO graduate student is now a feature length film. My Friend, Oscar explores an unlikely relationship that tests societal acceptance and tolerance. My Friend,Oscar just out from Reyo-San films screens Monday August 2nd at the Prytania Theater.
New Orleans, La,. – A collaboration between Southern Rep Theater and Le Chat Noir brings a mind bending adventure to the CBD with playwright Tim Bauer's Zombie Town: A Documentary Play where stories of an attack by the un-dead unfold.
New Orleans, La. – Tulane Summer Lyric Theater offers a spot of comic relief as it presents Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award winning musical - A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Performances run now thru Sunday July 11, 2010 at the Dixon Performing Arts Center at Tulane University.
New Orleans, La. – The 4th of July weekend kicks off with a family musical as the NORD/Crescent City Lights Youth Theater opens its 18th season with Golly Gee Whiz! The production is based on the classic Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland films of the 1930's. Performances run thru July 11th at the NORD Ty Tracy Theater at Gallier Hall.
New Orleans, La. – Artists from across the Gulf Coast and beyond team up to help communities impacted by BP oil spill with the exhibit, Our Gulf Coast, on view at LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia Street, through July 24th.
New Orleans – Jerry Herman's Mame opens the 43rd Season of Summer Lyric Theater at Tulane. Also, just across campus, an original work by local playwright Jim Fitzmorris, The Everlasting Bonfire, seta a unique stage at the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane. Both performances run June 17-20, 2010.
New Orleans, La. – 2010 New Orleans Vieux-To-Do combines 3 festivals in one weekend in the French Quarter. The Cajun-Zydeco Festival headlining Grammy winning Buckwheat Zydeco joins the Louisiana Seafood Festival and the French Market's Creole Tomato Festival for a 3 day celebration, June 11th through 13th.
New Orleans, La. – Over a century's worth of hidden art treasures tell the story of the Black experience in Beyond the Blues: Reflections on African America from the Fine Arts Collection of the Amistad Research Center. On view at the New Orleans Museum of Art through July 11th.