New Orleans area calendar for June 5-11, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by The Historic New Orleans Collection -- Huey P. Long visits LSU's Greek Theater in 1934. The photo is part of 'From Winnfield to Washington: The Life and Career of Huey P. Long,' an exhibit of more than 140 documents, maps, objects and photographs, at The Historic New Orleans Collection through Oct. 11.

FRIDAY

  • JUNE UNDER THE MOON: 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, New Orleans City Park, New Orleans. A social, carnival-style event for adults, ages 21 and older. $30. NewOrleansCityPark.com

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • “MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG”: 7:30 p.m., Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. Traveling backwards through time, the production traces the friendship of composer Franklin Shepad and his two best friends through each defining moment of their lives. (504) 522-2081 or info@lepetittheatre.com

FRIDAY-JUNE 23

  • “DETROIT”: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Ashe Power House Theatre, 1731 Baronne St., New Orleans. In the first-ring suburb just outside a city that might be Detroit, Ben and Mary see sudden signs of life at the deserted house next door. $40. southernrep.com

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St., Covington. Cooking demonstration by Norma Jean Marcon of Norma Jean’s Cuisine and music by The Lucky Dogs. (985) 892-1873 or covingtonfarmersmarket.org
  • D-DAY CELEBRATION: 9 a.m., The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. A day of events to honor the museum’s 15th anniversary and commemorate Normandy D-Day. nationalww2museum.org
  • NATURE HIKE: 1 p.m., Fairview-Riverside State Park, 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. In honor of National Trails Day, a hike through the park, weather permitting, to identify flora and fauna. The hike will start in the day area and end at the boardwalk in the campground, approximately one mile. Patrons should dress accordingly. The program is free with $2 park admission. (985) 792-4652.
  • “SOUL SEARCH”: 6 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Passion Dance Center’s fifth anniversary musical. Special guests will be the Golden Hearts Dance Krewe, Purple Diamonds from Lifetime and other surprises. $15. passiondancecenter.com

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • FALL SEASON AUDITIONS:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Auditions 9:30 a.m. Saturday; callbacks: 11 a.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Directors Ricky Graham and Gary Rucker are seeking mature/seasoned actors as well as trained actors, singers and dancers, ages 16 and older. Productions are “The Producers” (Sept. 11-27), “The Addams Family” (Nov. 6-22) and “Sweet Charity” (Jan. 15-31, 2016). All auditioners should bring headshot and resume. (504) 461-9475 or RivertownTheaters.com

SUNDAY

  • WYES CHOCOLATE SUNDAY: 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Messina’s New Orleans Lakefront Airport. A celebration of chocolate confections. Attendees must be 21 or older. $50 for VIP; $35 general admission. (504) 486-5511 or wyes.org

MONDAY AND TUESDAY

  • “BODY PLAY”: 8 p.m., Old Marquer Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A solo performance piece based on interviews, BODY Play explores the ever-evolving relationship humans have to their bodies in the face of social stigma, sexualization, racism, body policing, sexism, trauma and personal growth. It is comprised of 18 monologues, representing a handful of more than 40 interviews writer and director Kaycee Filson conducted over the last four years with people about their bodies. $10; $5 for students. liveoakcollective.ticketleap.com/body-play-nola/

TUESDAY

  • KUNDALINI YOGA WITH SALLY DUNN: 6 p.m., Northlake Nature Center, 23135 U.S. 190, Mandeville. An active form of meditation using postures, breath and mantras. Free for members; $5 general. Reservations required. (985) 626-1238 or Rue@northlakenature.org

WEDNESDAY

  • “PUCCINI IN THE PUCCINI BAR”: 7 p.m., Cafe Opera, Four Points by Sheraton French Quarter, 541 Bourbon St., New Orleans. A Bon Operatit! performance. (504) 524-7611

ONGOING

  • 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 Sunday. “Here’s To,” a teen arts exhibit, also through Sunday. Admission: $8-$10. (504) 528-3805 or cacno.org/en-mas
  • 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. (504) 522-5682 or lemieuxgalleries.com

Martin Lawrence Gallery: 433 Royal St., New Orleans. “Modern Masters,” an exhibit of original works by Picasso, Chagall, Miró, Dalí and others. Through Monday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., daily. (504) 299-9055 or martinlawrence.com

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 July 6. (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