New Orleans Arts Calendar, July 2-8, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by the Library of Congress -- African American troops from World War II are featured in an exhibit at the National WWII Museum. 'Fight for the Right to Fight — African American Experiences in World War II,' on exhibit now through May 30, 2016.


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 North Columbia St., Covington.
  • YOGA FOR TEENS: 9 a.m., Tekrema Center for the Art and Culture, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans. Students under the age of 18 can learn about yoga in this free class. For more information, visit
  • LOWER NINTH WARD DOLLS CLASS: 10 a.m., Tekrema Center for the Art and Culture, 1616 Caffin Ave., New Orleans. This free class offers lessons in dance team performances that are age appropriate. Perfect for ages 7 to 14. Led by Greer Goff Mendy. For more information, visit


  • EXTRAORDINARY FORM: 12:30 p.m., St. Stephen Church, 1025 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans. The Good Shepherd Choir will be heard in this Missa Cantata, under the direction of Brian Morgan, Director of Music/Principal Organist, in the Gregorian “Missa de angelis.” Phyllis Treigle will be Soprano Soloist, with Bart Folse as Chanter. For further information, call (504) 899-1378.


  • NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION: 8:30 p.m., The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. The Mid-City New Year’s Eve extravaganza offers live music by The Benchwarmers, a gourmet buffet, a premium bar and secure parking. After enjoying live music and dancing, guests will second line to the Cannery’s fourth floor rooftop to watch the city’s firework celebrations and indulge in a champagne toast to ring in 2016. Tickets to New Year’s Eve at The Cannery are now available online at


  • ‘AT HOME AND AT WAR NEW ORLEANS, 1914–1919’ EXHIBITION: 9:30 a.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. This exhibition displays the various sentiments throughout the city with letters, newspapers, film reels and records. Admission is free. On view through May 7.

The Katrina Decade ‘Images of an Altered City’: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art, 400 Chartres St., New Orleans. The display presents 77 photographs of New Orleans’s ongoing recovery, taken by David G. Spielman, and runs through Jan. 9.

Holiday Home and Courtyard Tours: 9:30 a.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. The residence will feature a decorated tree with vintage ornaments and holiday party photos. Tours run through Dec. 30. Tuesday–Saturday tours begin at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., and Sunday tours are offered at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. No tours Dec. 24–25. $5 per person, free for THNOC members.

Josephine Sacabo — Juana and the Structures of Reverie: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., A Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres St., New Orleans. On view through Jan. 1.

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II,” will be shown through May 30, 2016.

NIKKI ROSATO ‘Merged’: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 A Julia St., New Orleans. Rosato will be exhibiting her life-sized, figurative works created in her unique style using maps. Runs through Dec. 26.

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. (504) 539-9650 or

PAUL VILLINSKI ‘Departure’: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 A Julia St., New Orleans. Using the butterfly as the subject and metaphor, Villinski’s works tackle subjects of addiction, metamorphosis and environmentalism. Runs through Saturday.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones