• ACT 2 OF SWAN LAKE: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jefferson Perfomring Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. Presented by Jefferson Ballet Theatre. $15-$25.


  • “BOUDIN - THE NEW ORLEANS MUSIC PROJECT”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Ashe Power House Theatre, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. A collaborative theater, music and visual element project curated by Sean Daniels and Aimee Hayes. $40. (504) 522-6545 or


  • “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. A production based on the 1988 film.


  • “ON THE AIR, THE LIVE BROADCAST MUSICAL”: 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. brunch, 1 p.m. show Sundays, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. (504) 528-1943 or


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demo by chefs Keith Frentz and Nealy Crawford-Frentz . Music by Keenan Knight. (985) 892-1873 or
  • JUMPIN’ INTO SUMMER: 10 a.m.-noon, Covington Trailhead, 418 N. New Hampshire St., Covington. A children’s event featuring magician Billy Ferguson of Ferguson’s Magic. There will also be a pony rodeo storywalk. A snack will be provided.
  • OPENING RECEPTION: 6 p.m., Martin Lawrence Gallery New Orleans, 433 Royal St. An exhibit of original works by Modern Masters Picasso, Chagall, Miró, Dalí and others. Refreshments and entertainment. Reservations required. (504) 299-9055 or


  • NATURE WALK AND TIVITATION: 5:30 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. A two-hour walk. (985) 626-1238
  • NEW ORLEANS OPERA ASSOCIATION: 7 p.m., Cafe Opera, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St. $5 valet parking available.


  • CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. “‘EN MAS’ - Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean,” exhibit exploring the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America and Europe; and “Radcliffe Bailey: Recent Works,” both through June 7. “Here’s To,” a teen arts exhibit, through May 31. Admission: $8-$10. (504) 528-3805 or
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. “From Winnfield to Washington: The Life and Career of Huey P. Long,” an exhibit of more than 140 documents, maps, objects and photographs from THNOC’s holdings, including several new, never-before-exhibited items. Through Oct. 11. (504) 523-4662
  • LEMIEUX GALLERIES: 332 Julia St., New Orleans. “Mystery of Memory,” Carolyn McAdams’ oil on panel miniature paintings of surrealist landscapes, through May 30. (504) 522-5682 or
  • MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY NEW ORLEANS: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. “Modern Masters”, an exhibit of original works by Picasso, Chagall, Miró, Dalí and others. Through June 8. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., daily. (504) 299-9055 or
  • MARTINE CHAISSON GALLERY: 727 Camp St., New Orleans. “Happy Dogs” by JT Blatty, an exhibition of 20 metal prints of night landscapes illuminated by the moving lights of happy, playing dogs. 10 percent of sales to benefit Animal Rescue New Orleans. Through May 30.
  • 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.
  • NEWCOMB ART GALLERY: Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, New Orleans. “Degas: The Private Impressionist,” through May 24, closed Mondays. (504) 865-5328 or Free admission.
  • OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 539-9650 or
  • THE PRESBYTERE: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. Hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. “From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: Two Carnival Artists,” an exhibition focusing on artists Helen Clark Warren and John Scheffler, both of whom lived and worked in New York, but were a generation apart. Through Dec. 4, 2016.
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose