• “TWO TRAINS RUNNING”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. $20, adults; $18, seniors and students. (504) 862-PLAY (7529) or


  • “SHREK THE MUSICAL”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Based on the movie “Shrek,” it’s the story of an ogre who rescues a princess and falls in love. $38.50, adults; $36.50, seniors; and $33.50, students and active military.
  • “VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE”: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. $30-$50. (504) 522-2081 or
  • “ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST”: 8 p.m, Friday- Saturday and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, NOCCA’s Nims Black Box Theatre, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. A NOLA Project production. (504) 302-9117 or


  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colora.m.-noon, Covington City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. (504) 269-3982
  • PLANT TALK: 10 a.m., book signing, 11 a.m., lecture, New Orleans Botanical Garden, City Park, 1 Palm Drive. Mark Plotkin will give a lecture titled “From the Amazonian Rainforest to New Orleans Voodoo: Plants of Power, Magic and Medicine.” (504) 483-9386 or


  • NEW ORLEANS RODEO: 4 p.m., UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave, New Orleans. Rodeo competitors will vie for more than $50,000 in prizes with bareback riding, saddle bronco riding, bulldogging, team roping and tie-down roping. Country music star Mickey Gilley will headline with his Urban Cowboy Reunion tour. $15.


  • BOOK LAUNCH PARTY: 6 p.m.- 8 p.m., Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. Jax Daniels will host for her first novel, “The Dead Man’s Deal.” Daniels will donate all author proceeds to the PRC for any books sold that day, both hard copy and e-book. (504) 407-5299 or


  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads the program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with general admission. (504) 528-1944 ext. 288
  • TRIBUTE TO THE ANDREWS SISTERS: 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m., The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The Victory Belles pay tribute to the famed WWII singing group. or (504) 528-1943


  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” through Nov. 26. (504) 523-4662

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery: 400 Julia St., New Orleans. “No Dead Artists,” the 18th annual international juried exhibition of contemporary art, through Sunday, Sept. 27. (504) 522-5471

  • NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. “From Barbed Wire to Battlefields, Japanese American Experiences in WWII” exhibit.
  • NEWCOMB ART GALLERY, WOLDENBERG ART CENTER, TULANE UNIVERSITY: “Chakaia Booker, Eradication: A Form of Obsession” and “Katherine Taylor, One and Together,” through October. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; closed Mondays. Free. (504) 865-5328 or
  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle. “Alexis Rockman: Drawings from Life of Pi,” through Sunday, Oct. 12. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Mondays.
  • OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp Place, New Orleans. “Rolland Golden, An Alternate Vision”; “One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia”; “Louisiana Contemporary”; “Historic Black Colleges & Universities Art Showcase.”
  • THE OLD U.S. MINT: 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. “Keeping Time: Extraordinary Images From Louisiana’s Musical Past.” 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose