New Orleans area calendar for July 3-9, 2015 _lowres

Advocate photo by SHARON EDWARDS - Brandon Easley weighs poblano peppers on his scale at the Covington Farmers Market, 609 N. Columbia St., last year. This week's Saturday market will offer a cooking demonstration by Chompers BBQ and music by Farmers Market String Band.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • 2015 ESSENCE FESTIVAL: Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans. Music and cultural festival offering concerts, seminars, special offers and hand-crafted art/crafts. www.essence.com/festival

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demonstration by Chompers BBQ and music by Farmers Market String Band. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org

MONDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 12

  • “PINOCCHIO”: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, July 10; 11 a.m. Saturday, July 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 12, Lagniappe Stage, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. A Patchwork Players Production. $8.50. (504) 461-9475, (504) 468-7221 or RivertownTheaters.com

ONGOING

  • CAROL ROBINSON GALLERY: 840 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, (504) 895-6130. “Summer Group Exhibition,” work by Cathy Hegman, Bernard Mattox, Beverly Dennis and other gallery artists, through July 28. carolerobinsongallery.com
  • 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. Group exhibition, through July 25. (504) 522-5682 or lemieuxgalleries.com

Martin Lawrence Gallery: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., daily. (504) 299-9055 or martinlawrence.com

Martine Chaisson Gallery: 727 Camp St., New Orleans. “Pop Up Show 2015,” group exhibition, through July 18. martinechaissongallery.com

National World War II Museum: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “Fighting for the Right to Fight:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color African American Experiences in World War II,” Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorSaturday-May 30, 2016, in the Joe W. and Dorothy D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery. nationalww2museum.org

NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. “Ten Years Gone,” a Hurricane Katrina exhibit featuring work by six contemporary artists exploring the four themes of the show — the passage of time, memory, loss and transformation. Through Sept. 7. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color$10, adults; $8, seniors; $6, children (7-17); free, children under 6 (all times) and for Louisiana residents (with ID) on Wednesdays. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color(504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. “Self-Taught, Outsider & Visionary Art from the Permanent Collection,” through Nov. 7. “Tina Freeman:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Artist Spaces,” through Sept. 6. “Jim Roche:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Cultural Mechanic,” through Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorMonday. (504) 539-9650 or ogdenmuseum.org

  • 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