New Orleans calendar for June 13-20, 2014 _lowres

THNOC photo by KEELY MERRITT -- Green-winged teal and drake decoys are part of the duck decoy display at The Historic New Orleans Collection's Orientation Center, 533 Royal St., New Orleans.

FRIDAY

  • VINO ON THE BAYOU: 5:30 p.m., Pitot House, 1440 Moss St., New Orleans. The admission price includes two wine tickets and food. $10, LLS members; $15, non-members.
  • CONCERTS ON THE COURTYARD: 6 p.m., The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Music by Africa Brass. $10, general admission; free, THNOC members. hnoc.org
  • LADIES IN RED FUNDRAISING GALA: 8 p.m., The Cannery, 3803 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Jazz musicians and the institutions that support them will be honored by the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans. Honorees are Dave Bartholomew, Wendell Brunious, Ronnie Kole, the New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, the Prime Example and Don Vappie. Sharon Martin & Company will perform at the patron party, which begins at 7 p.m., and Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs will perform at the gala. Tickets for the gala are $75. (504) 581-7032 or prcno.org
  • ‘CAN’T WAIT ‘TIL SUNDAY’: 5 p.m., University of New Orleans Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center, 2045 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. A poor family’s faith is tested in this gospel music set in the 1970s. $15. (504) 280-6000

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • DISNEY’S ‘PETER PAN JR.’: 10 a.m., Covington High School, 73030 Lions Drive, Covington. Performance by the Covington Louisiana Actors Playhouse System (CLAPS). $5, students; $8, adults.

‘FAT PIG’: 8 P.M., CUTTING EDGE THEATER, 747 ROBERT BLVD., SLIDELL. AN ATTRACTIVE, CAREER-MINDED MAN CONFRONTS HIS VIEWS ABOUT BEAUTY AND SUCCESS WHEN HE FALLS IN LOVE WITH A HEAVYSET LIBRARIAN. CONTINUES THROUGH JUNE 21. TICKETS START AT $20. (985) 640-0333.

‘STABAT MATER (1736)’: 8 P.M., THE MARIGNY OPERA HOUSE, 725 ST. FERDINAND ST., NEW ORLEANS. VOCAL DIRECTOR AND MEZZO-SOPRANO MATTEA MUSSO AND NEW RESONANCE ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR FRANCIS SCULLY HAVE JOINED FORCES ONCE AGAIN TO DIRECT SINGERS AND A CHAMBER ENSEMBLE IN PERFORMANCES OF PERGOLESI’S “STABAT MATER” AS WELL AS EXCERPTS FROM THE “LAMENTATIONS” BY ALESSANDRO SCARLATTI. $10-$20. (504) 948-9998 OR MARIGNYOPERAHOUSE.ORG

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • NOLA URBAN THEATRE FESTIVAL: University of New Orleans Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center, 2045 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Plays, workshops, spoken word competitions and vendors. (504) 280-6000
  • ‘THE RAT PACK NOW’ TRIBUTE SHOW: 6 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Back by popular demand, this world-class tribute show recaptures the music, style, comedy and camaraderie of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. (504) 528-1943 or stagedoorcanteen.org
  • ‘SAY AMEN’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. An act of violence forces a young Christian couple to depend on their faith in God. Continues through June 29. $20, general admission; $18, students and seniors. (504) 862-7529.

SATURDAY

  • HOOK A KID ON FISHING RODEO: 10 a.m., Campo’s Marina, 1301 Yscloskey Highway, St. Bernard. Competitors can launch anywhere. Scales open at noon and close at 3 p.m. (504) 322-5526 or (504) 279-3229
  • DRENCHED 5K: 10 a.m., Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive, Metairie. 5K run/walk followed by water slides balloon fights and music. Proceeds benefit the Mission to Hear Foundation. $20. (504) 734-5155
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Old Ironworks, 612 Piety St., New Orleans. The market features more than 40 vendors offering an array of creative art, handmade jewelry and crafts, homemade food, vintage clothes and collectibles, used books and flea market finds in a neighborhood setting. (504) 269-3982
  • WORLD NAKED BIKE RIDE: 5 p.m., Markey Park, 700 block of Piety Street, between Royal and Dauphine streets, New Orleans. The bike ride is in support of cyclists, body image and energy independence. (504) 944-7900
  • THE EDGAR ‘DOOKY’ JR. AND LEAH CHASE FAMILY FOUNDATION GALA: 6 p.m., Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. (504) 561-1234

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • ‘THE BFG (BIG FRIENDLY GIANT)’: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Slidell Little Theater, 2024 Nellie Dr., Slidell. Performance of the play based on the book by Roald Dahl. (985) 641-0324

‘A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM’: 7:30 P.M. SATURDAY, AND 1:30 P.M. SUNDAY, NEW ORLEANS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL AT TULANE UNIVERSITY, LUPIN THEATER, NEW ORLEANS. WITH THE HELP OF NEW TECHNOLOGY, VIEWERS WILL BE LED FROM AN ELEGANT BUT EARTHBOUND PALACE INTO A MAGICAL FOREST WHERE SOME OF THE INHABITANTS MAY NOT BE BOUND BY ANYTHING AT ALL. $15, STUDENTS; $20, SENIORS; $25, GENERAL ADMISSION. (504) 865-5106

SUNDAY

  • 12TH ANNUAL FATHER’S DAY RACE (GP): 8 a.m., Audubon Park Shelter #10 Newman Bandstand, 6500 Magazine St., New Orleans. Featuring team awards for father/son, father/daughter, grandfather/grandson, and grandfather/granddaughter teams. The race benefits Each One Save One. runnotc.org
  • USA DANCE CHAPTER 5031 MONTHLY BALLROOM DANCE: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Jefferson Orleans, 2600 Edenborn Ave., Metairie. Carrie Delorge will teach Night Club Two Step lesson at 1:30 p.m.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color, general dancing begins at 2 p.m. No dance partner required; several mixer dances planned. Donation of snack food welcome. $12; $5, students ages 20 and younger; $10, USAD members. (504) 258-2225 or (504) 607-1041
  • HONOR THY FATHER-FASHION SHOW BY KENO KOUTURE: 3 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. The debut show will include everything from bowties and lingerie to evening gowns and costumes. There will also be live entertainment including music and comedy as well as vendors with items for sale. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Back to School Bundles. neworleanshealingcenter.org

MONDAY AND TUESDAY

  • 3X3 THE ONE ACTS: 7:30 p.m, Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Produced by Southern Rep. $10, cash. (504) 488-1460

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY

  • ‘ALADDIN’: 10 a.m. Tuesday; 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Lagniappe Stage, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Performance by Patchworks Players. $8, general admission. (504) 461-9475 or RivertownTheaters.com

WEDNESDAY

  • WHITE GLOVE WEDNESDAYS: 9 a.m.-noon, The National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Curator Eric Rivet leads a program on the uniforms and equipment used by American and German soldiers during World War II. Free with admission. (504) 528-1944, ext. 288 or ddaymuseum.org
  • VICTORY BELLES’ ‘SPIRIT OF AMERICA’: 11:45 a.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Red, white and blue celebration featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American Song Book. Includes dining by Chef John Besh and the American Sector restaurant. $40. (504) 528-1943 or stagedoorcanteen.org
  • LUNA SERIES PART ONE: 7:30 p.m., New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, Lupin Theater, New Orleans. An evening of live music, visual artistry and Shakespeare’s words. This event is pay-what-you-will at the door, but seating is very limited. Seats can be reserved online for $3. (504) 865-5106. tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm
  • ‘TIGER TALES! A FOOTBALL JOURNEY’: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. New Orleans native Ed Champagne, member of the Allstate BCS Sugar Bowl Hall of Fame, tells the story of one family’s travels from Louisiana to California following that football dream. $15. (504) 488-1460

ONGOING

  • OTIS HOUSE TOUR AND W.T. JAY SAWMILL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, Fairview-Riverside State Park, 119 Fairview Drive, Madisonville. Continues through June 28. Attendees learn about the Jay sawmill community on the Tchefuncte River and the way of life in St. Tammany from 1885-1930. Recently discovered photographs of the era are on display. (985) 792-4652
  • DUCK DECOY DISPLAY: THNOC’s Orientation Center, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. The Anne and Dick Stephens Collection of Louisiana Decoys and Wildfowl Artifacts celebrates the talent and dedication of the men who devoted themselves to this region’s distinct carving traditions. Admission to see the display is free, and gallery hours are 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. (504) 523-4662
  • FREE TOURS OF THNOC’S WILLIAMS RESIDENCE AND ARCHITECTURE AND COURTYARDS FOR ACTIVE-DUTY MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday through Labor Day weekend, The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. Present either a Geneva Conventions CAC ID or a DD Form 1173 ID card. (504) 523-4662