New Orleans, La. – While revelers are gearing up for Mardi Gras parades, a "second line" of Carnival themed art is dancing on the walls of a new Uptown gallery. Posters by Proclaimation artists of Rex - King of Carnival, are on view at Garden District Gallery through February 28th.
New Orleans, La. – Internationally acclaimed violinist Midori gives young musicians with the Greater New Orleans Youth Orcheatra, GNOYO, the opportunity of a lifetime in concert at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.
New Orleans,La. – Public television producer Peggy Scott Laborde and John Magill, curator with The Historic New Orleans Collection, celebrate New Orleans' holiday traditions in their new book, Christmas in New Orleans, just out from Pelican Publishing Company. The authors will sign copies of their book on Sunday, December 20, 2009 ... 1pm, at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia Street.
New Orleans, La. – Acclaimed artist, world traveler and now children's author, Alex Beard, takes youngsters on an African adventure in his new book, The Jungle Grapevine. He'll read and sign copies of the book, and engage youngsters in art activities at Borders Bookstore Uptown, 3338 St. Charles Avenue, Saturday December 12,2009 at 2PM.
New Orleans, La. – New Orleans veteran actor Bob Edes, Jr. takes on 35 roles in Doug Wright's Pulitzer Prize winner - I Am My Own Wife. The play is based on the true story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, Germany's most celebrated transvestite, who outsmarted both the Nazi's and communists.
New Orleans, La. – Dreams Come True: Art of the Classic Fairy Tales from Walt Disney Studios opens for an exclusive run at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The exhibit includes works from The Princess and the Frog, an animated comedy set in New Orleans.