New Orleans area calendar for Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2016 _lowres

Advocate Photo by VERONICA DOMINACH-- Champions Square packs out during second annual King Cake Festival in New Orleans in 2015. The event returns Sunday at 8 a.m.

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demo by Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorJ & K Grilling and music by Farmers Market String Band.

RUN ON THE BAYOU: 8 A.M., BAYOU SEGNETTE STATE PARK, 7777 W. BANK EXPRESSWAY, WESTWEGO. THIS EVENT IS A 10K QUALIFIER FOR THE CRESCENT CITY CLASSIC. FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT NOLARUNNING.COM.

MASK WORKSHOP WITH JACOB REPTILE: NOON, PRESS STREET GARDENS, 7 PRESS ST., NEW ORLEANS. PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO USE CONTACT CEMENT TO START AND FINISH A PAPIER-MÂCHÉ MASK. CLASS IS $30. FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR5PRESSGALLERY.COM TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR.

NADJA SALERNO-SONNENBERG, MARK O’CONNOR, AND LOYOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7:30 P.M., LOUIS J. ROUSSEL PERFORMANCE HALL AT LOYOLA, 6363 ST. CHARLES AVE., NEW ORLEANS. SENSATIONAL VIOLINIST NADJA SALERNO-SONNENBERG AND ACCLAIMED FIDDLER MARK O’CONNOR TEAM UP WITH THE LOYOLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FOR A CONCERT DESCRIBED AS “A MUSICAL GUMBO.” TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORCMFA.LOYNO.EDU/MONTAGE TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR OR BY CALLING (504) 865-2074.

WEDNESDAY

  • MAKING A JAZZ GUMBO: 3 p.m., French Market, 1008 N. Peters St., New Orleans. Presented by New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park featuring pianist Richard Scott, percussionist Jon Beebe, and Bud Holmes on tuba with a live cooking demonstration of Louisiana gumbo by Dianne “Gumbo Marie” Honore.

ONGOING

  • ‘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. Free. Through May 7.

Galerie Jochen Hempel: 10 a.m., Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400A Julia St., New Orleans. Features the work of German artists Hartwig Ebersbach, Uwe Frauendorf, Gerhard Gäbler, Matthias Hoch, Harald Kirschner, Peter Krauskopf, Sven Kroner and Ulf Puder. Through Feb. 13.

‘Key-Sook Geum — Living Energy’: 10 a.m., Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Geum weaves delicately shaped webs of gold and black wire with pearl, coral, amber and crystal beads, transforming simple but luxuriant materials into a network of intersecting lines, planes and curves. Through Feb. 27.

‘Jacqueline Humphries’: 6:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Composed of entirely new works, the exhibition is the most extensive presentation to date of her silver and blacklight paintings. Through Feb. 28.

‘James Hoff — BRICKING’: 6:30 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Hoff’s recent “virus paintings” and sound works exhibit an inevitable development of his engagement with technology, popular and political culture, and the intentional and unintentional disruptions therein. Through Feb. 28.

‘THE MESSENGER’: 9 p.m., Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. An artful story about the mass depletion of songbirds on multiple continents, and about those who are working to turn the tide. Runs through Tuesday. Tickets are available for purchase through Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloreventbrite.com Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.

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. nationalww2museum.org

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

Compiled by Marchaund Jones