To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

OPENING RECEPTION FOR Eclectic Expressions: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., OFFstage Gallery, Slidell Little Theater, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. A one-man show of works by Nolan Lefort. The exhibit will be on view through May and throughout the Slidell Little Theater’s run of Showboat April 19-May 12, as well as during the SLT Gala Saturday, April 13, and Ginny Awards Saturday, May 25. (985) 326-6822.

george lesage memorial fish fry: 6 p.m., Deutsches Haus, 1923 Ridgewood Drive, Metairie. With a performance by the Ira Milan Polka band at 8 p.m. $20. http://www.deutscheshaus.org.

rapunzel: 7 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Dominican High School, Sister Ambrose Reggio O.P. Gymnasium, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. $15, adults; $10, children 12 and younger and Dominican students. (504) 865-9401, ext. 4158.

mold: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $35; $30, seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theater professionals. (504) 522-6545.

wolfboy: 8 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.

Dreamgirls: 8 p.m., Cook Theatre, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Directed by Troy R. Poplous. (504) 816-4857.

Madame Butterfly: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Presented by the New Orleans Opera Association. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

This Sweaty City pilot episode live performance: 8 p.m., Shawdowbox Theatre, St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans. The debut of Goat in the Road Production’s radio performance serial This Sweaty City in a live performance. $5. http://theshadowboxtheatre.com.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

COVINGTON FARMER’S MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Music by Vintage Jazz at 9:30 a.m., fresh produce, seafood, meat and dairy products, herbs, baked goods, tamales, plants, crafts and more. http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.

victory corps saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. Art, crafts, vintage, flea, great food. Live music by Joe Cabral & Dave Rebeck. Free. (504) 269-3982.

rapunzel: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

jesuit tampa schola and chamber orchestra: 4 p.m., St. Stephen Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. Performance during the vigil Mass. (504) 899-1378.

my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 6 p.m., dinner seating; 8 p.m., show, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Opening Reception: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Michalopoulos Gallery, 617 Bienville St., New Orleans. New paintings and sculpture and a special side showing of the “Cocktails in Space” series. (504) 558-0505. http://www.michalopoulos.com.

Cochon Cotillion benefiting Bridge House/Grace House: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World, East Bank, New Orleans. Food, drinks, raffle, live music by Mike Morris and ELS, and the ever-popular Krewe of Pork and Beads’ indoor parade. $100. (504) 821-7135 or http://www.bridgehouse.org.

slidell little theatre-golden gala: 7 p.m., Chateau Bleu, 106 W. Hall Ave., Slidell. Food, drinks, music, prizes. $20; free, Patron members. http://www.slidelllittletheatre.org.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: 7 p.m., St. Mary’s Dominican High School, Sister Ambrose Reggio O.P. Gymnasium, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. $15, adults; $10, children 12 and younger and Dominican students. (504) 865-9401, ext. 4158.

mold: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $35; $30, seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theater professionals. (504) 522-6545.

loyola symphony orchestra: 7:30 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans. Program of great composers and a premiere of a new work by student Max Welch. (504) 865-2167.

wolfboy: 8 p.m., Mid City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $25. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Open-call auditions for Season Three of THE X FACTOR: 7 a.m., Lakefront Arena , 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans. Wristbands will be distributed to auditioners from approximately 8 a.m. Friday, April 12, to 11 a.m. Sunday, April 14. http:// www.fox.com/theXfactor.

run for health: 11 a.m., LaSalle Park Walking Track, 6600 Airline Drive, Metairie. Proceeds benefit Healthy Lifestyle Choices. $25, includes entry, T-shirt and ticket to New Orleans Zephyrs game. http://www.hlconline.org or (504) 299-1966.

salvage sunday: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fatoush Restaurant, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Artists bring discarded materials back to life. See artists and craftspeople while enjoying an exotic belly dancing brunch. For more information, email info@spuncrossroads.com.

my way — a musical tribute to frank sinatra: 11:30 a.m. brunch seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Four singers will bring Sinatra’s repertoire to life. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

usa dance chapter 5031 spring dance: 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m., Jefferson Orleans, 2600 Edenborne Ave., Metairie. With a free Bolero lesson at 1 p.m. No dance partner required. Mixer dances, light refreshments, door prizes, cash bar. $10, USAD members; $12, nonmembers; $5, students ages 21 and younger. (504) 258-2220 or (504) 607-1041.

rapunzel: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $12-$15. (504) 461-9475 or http://www.rivertowntheaters.com.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast: 2 p.m., St. Mary’s Dominican High School, Sister Ambrose Reggio O.P. Gymnasium, 7701 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans. $15, adults; $10, children 12 and younger and Dominican students. (504) 865-9401, ext. 4158.

mold: 2 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater, The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep Theatre. $35; $30, seniors, students, teachers, military personnel and theater professionals. (504) 522-6545.

Madame Butterfly: 2:30 p.m, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Presented by the New Orleans Opera Association. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

GARDEN PARTY: 4 p.m., City Park, New Orleans. Outdoor concert featuring The Iguanas and Los Po-Boy-Citos. No outside food and drink. (504) 301-4600.MONDAY, APRIL 15

senior one-act festival: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Loyola University, New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.

Film Screening:HOGAN’S HEROES (1965): 7:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

USED BOOK SALE: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans, New Orleans. Sponsored by the Friends of the UNO Library. Thousands of books of every description at low prices. Bake sale and raffle. $5 for the first two hours on Tuesday (10 a.m.-noon) and free admission after that. (504) 280-6556 or (504) 250-6028.

Dinner with a Curator — WWII in the Movies: 6:30 p.m., Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

clutterbusting for busy women: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Virginia Barkley will discuss her new book. Free. (504) 889-8143.

senior one-act festival: 7 p.m., Lower Depths Theatre, Loyola University, New Orleans. Plays produced and directed by theater arts majors. Free. (504) 865-3840.

Almost, Maine by John Cariani: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by the U.S. and Germany in World War II. Free with admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

USED BOOK SALE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans, New Orleans. Sponsored by the Friends of the UNO Library. Thousands of books of every description at low prices. Bake sale and raffle. Free. (504) 280-6556 or (504) 250-6028.

The Victory Belles present A Salute to Our Heroes: 11:45 a.m. buffet seating, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The vocal trio’s musical journey salutes the military and homefront heroes in all eras. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Lunchbox Lecture: noon, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. John Marchetti presents “Aerial Reconnaissance and Photo Interpretation in WWII.” Pre-order your lunch and pick it in The Soda Shop. Call (504) 528-1944, ext. 210. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

Wednesday at the Square: 5 p.m., Lafayette Square on St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans. Outdoor concert series featuring The Revivalists and Disco Demolition Knights. (504) 585-1500. Free. http://www.wednesdayatthesquare.com.

rock n roll for passaro: 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins, New Orleans. Restaurant tastings, music, auctions, raffle. Proceeds benefit police officer John Passaro, who was wounded in the line of duty. $25, advance; $30, door. http://www.nopjf.org.

BOOK SIGNING: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Celebration and book signing for the release of A Company Man: The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a Clerk for the Company of the Indies. (504) 523-4662.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

Almost, Maine by John Cariani: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

thursdays at twilight series: 5 p.m., gates open; 6 p.m., performance begins, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans. With John Boutté. $10, adults; $3, children ages 5-12. http://www.neworleanscitypark/garden.

rockin’ the rails: 5 p.m.-7 p.m., 419 N. New Hampshire, Covington. Free outdoor concert featuring the Iguanas. (985) 892-1873 or http://www.covla.com.

OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Tate Moore and Dave Woolworth. (504) 539-9600.

dining internationally-family night at ancora: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., 4508 Freret St., New Orleans. World Affairs Council of New Orleans program. http://www.wacno.org or email director@wacno.org.

Almost, Maine by John Cariani: 8 p.m., Tulane University’s Lupin Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, New Orleans. Set in the small, mythic town of Almost, Maine, this romantic play is a series of nine short vignettes exploring love and loss. $12. (504) 865-5106. http://tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 Rampart St., New Orleans. Performance of the Broadway musical. Tickets start at $32. http://mahaliajacksontheater.com or (504) 287-0351.

ONGOING

Adele Sypesteyn’s studio space: 117 Focis St., Suite 210, Metairie. Open for visitors 11 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, April 12. http://www.adelesypesteyn.com.Systems by James Kennedy, on view through May 25. For more information, contact gallery owner Borislava Callan at (504) 525-0518 or visit the website at http://www.callancontemporary.com.

Contemporary Arts Center: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. A thousand threads by Luba Zygarewicz, through June 2. And Their Voices Cry Freedom Again by Hannibal Lokumbe, through Friday, April 12. Beyond Beasts: The Art of Court 13, through June 16. Brilliant Disguise: Masks and Other Transformations, through June 16. (504) 528-3800.

dutch alley artists’ co-op: 912 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Representing 25 local artists working in fabric, glass, clay, photography, collage, painting, jewelry, wood, mixed media and printmaking. Extended gallery hours on Friday and Saturday, April 12 and 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Artists will also host a mini-artmarket outside the gallery on Dumaine Plaza at Dutch Alley in the French Market for all four days of the French Quarter Festival. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. (504) 412-9220 or http://dutchalleyartistsco-op.com.

The Foundation: 608 Julia St., New Orleans. The Offing, an exhibition of new paper collages by New York-based artist Casey Ruble, through Saturday, April 20. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. For more information, visit http://www.foundationgallerynola.com or phone (504) 568-0955.

Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art: 600 Julia St., New Orleans. Painting on Site by Steve Bourgeois, through Tuesday, April 30. (504) 895-7375 or http://www.jeanbragg.com. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

jonathan ferrara gallery: 400a Julia St., New Orleans. Goddesses and Monsters, new work by Monica Zeringue, through Tuesday, April 23. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and by appointment (504) 522-5471 or http://www.jonathanferraragallery.com.

LeMieux Galleries: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Recent works by Billy Solitario will remain on view until Friday, April 12. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Free. (504) 522-5988.

LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans, major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.

M.S. Rau Antiques: 630 Royal St., New Orleans. Impressionism — Influences and Impact, paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. (504) 523-5660 or http://www.rauantiques.com.

The McKenna Museum: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Faces of Treme, photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.

Mid City Theatre : 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. The 5th Annual Femme Fest Exhibition is “Celebrating The Art of Women” by showcasing Louisiana women artists at Mid City Theater during Cabaret Month. Organized by the Women’s Caucus for Art of Louisiana (WCA/LA), more than 45 women artists are showing their original art through Saturday, April 20, as part of Women’s History Month Celebrations. Art can be viewed daily, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. http://midcitytheatre.wordpress.com.

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Gridiron Glory Exhibition, a new traveling exhibition detailing pro football’s history in America with special sections devoted to the game’s World War II history and the New Orleans Saints, through May 5. (504) 528-1943 or http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

  • ew orleans museum of art: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Reinventing Nature: Art from the School of Fontainebleau, through May 19. FOREVER mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October. Portrait of Faith: John Paul II in Life and Art, through June 16. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org.

Octavia Art Gallery: 4532 Magazine St., New Orleans. Recent oil paintings by Edward Bear Miller. Cuba Connection, an exhibition featuring painting, photography, prints, and mixed media works by Cuban and Cuban-American artists. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. SouthernAbstraction, from the Permanent Collection of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. http://www.ogdenmuseum.org or (504) 539-9600.

A STUDIO IN THE WOODS: Isabelle Hayeur’s underwater photography exhibitionUnderworlds will feature four photographs exhibited on billboards throughout the city of New Orleans until Sunday, April 28. http://www.astudiointhewoods.org.

zeitgeist multi-disciplinary arts center: 1618 Oretha Castle Hailey Blvd., New Orleans. Girl Rising by Richard Robbins, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, and 7:30 p.m., Tuesday April 16. The Wedding Party, 7:30 p.m., Monday April 15. Burn, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 17 and 18. $8, adults; $7, students and seniors; $6, Zietgeist members and children 16 and younger. http://www.zeitgeistinc.net or (504) 352-1150