• NEW ORLEANS COMEDY AND ARTS FESTIVAL: La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St., New Orleans. Prices vary. or (504) 231-7011
  • FRIDAY NIGHT AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. Art on the Spot, music by New Orleans Sax Quartet at 5:30 p.m. (504) 658-4100 or
  • SO GOOD — A TRIBUTE TO ED BISHOP: 6 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1724 Oretha C. Haley Blvd. Program to celebrate the life of director, producer and poet Ed Bishop, artistic director of American Theatre Project of New Orleans. (504) 569-9070 or
  • SWEET SPOT NATION: 7 p.m., Eiffel Society, 2040 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Traveling pop erotica show with burlesque, dance, art, music, Top 40 DJs, fashion, poetry, comedy. Local sponsors for food and drink. 21 and up.
  • SLAM NEW ORLEANS GRAND SLAM FINALS: 9:30 p.m., Old Marquer Theatre (formerly The Shadowbox), 2400 St. Claude, New Orleans. A poetry slam to select the next Slam New Orleans National Poetry Slam team. $10.


  • “THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. A presentation of the Tony award-winning musical that focuses on the life and career of famed humorist and performer Will Rogers. $37, adults; $35, seniors; $32, students and active military. (504) 461-9475 or


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. (985) 892-1873 or
  • ARBOR DAY ACTIVITIES: 9 a.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A volunteer day of tree planting. (985) 626-1238 or
  • FAMILY DAY AT NOMA: 10 a.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park. Visual and performing arts, workshops and activities throughout the day. Included with museum admission. (504) 658-4100 or
  • VICTORY CORPS SATURDAY: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. War history through a hands-on program. (504) 528-194. or
  • KREWE DELUSION: 7:15 p.m., St. Ferdinand Street and Architect Alley, New Orleans. The walking club’s parade meanders through the Marigny and French Quarter then returns to the Den of Delusion for The Bedlam Ball around 9 p.m. $10.


  • TRINITY ARTIST SERIES: 5 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave., New Orleans. Ivan Griffin, bass/baritone, with pianist Michael Borowitz, sings American songs and spirituals. (504) 522-0276 or


  • CHORAL AUDITIONS FOR CRESCENT CITY SOUND CHORUS: 7 p.m., Music room, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. Auditions for new members.


  • “THE MARAUDERS” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Tom Cooper signs and reads his work about a one-armed treasure hunter in south Louisiana and his travails and encounters. (504) 895-2266?
  • “N.O. LIT — 200 YEARS OF NEW ORLEANS LITERATURE”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. Nancy Dixon discusses her collection that traces the city’s history through its authors. (504) 889-8143


  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m., National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. By museum admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288 or
  • “THE GIRL FROM STATION X” AUTHOR EVENT: 6 p.m., Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. Elisa Segrave signs and discusses her book about her mother’s adventures during World War II. (504) 895-2266
  • “RESCUED BY A KISS”: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Colleen Mooney signs and discusses the first in her “To Go Cup Chronicle” series about a mysterious kiss at a Carnival parade and how it gets the heroine in trouble. (504) 897-6110 or
  • THNOC-LPO CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, Jackson Square, New Orleans. “New Orleans and the Spanish World” is the ninth installment of Musical Louisiana: America’s Cultural Heritage. First-come, first-serve basis. (504) 523-4662 or


  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 519 Julia St., New Orleans. “Collective Memory: Works by Shawne Major,” through Saturday. (504) 525-0518 or
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans,” through March 29. “Recent Acquisitions in Louisiana Art, 2010-2014,” through May 2. (504) 523-4662
  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit. “Manufacturing Victory - The Arsenal of Democracy.” The exhibit examines how the unprecedented drive of great leaders and industry brought America out of the Great Depression and united citizens on the homefront. Through May 31.
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose