New Orleans area calendar for Nov. 13-19, 2015 _lowres

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- Ras Wayne Vicks sings some blues at the Algiers Folk Art Festival in 2014. This year's event starts at 11 a.m. Saturday.

FRIDAY

  • MOONLIGHT MOVIE: 6:30 p.m., Clouet Gardens, 707 Clouet St., New Orleans. Come out and enjoy Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining.” Suggested donation is $5.

SATURDAY

  • COVINGTON FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Covington City Hall, 609 North Columbia St., Covington. Food demo byText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Chomper’s BBQ and music by Last Chance Bluegrass Band.

MID CITY ART STUDIOS OPEN HOUSE: 10 A.M.-4 P.M., MID CITY ART STUDIOS, 4436 TOULOUSE ST., NEW ORLEANS. DOZENS OF LOCAL ARTISTS OPEN THEIR STUDIOS TO THE PUBLIC. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT MIDCITYARTSTUDIOS.COM.

ALGIERS FOLK ART FESTIVAL: 11 A.M.-6 P.M., ALGIERS FOLK ART ZONE & BLUES MUSEUM, 207 LEBOEUF ST., NEW ORLEANS. A SHOWCASE OF REGIONAL FOLK ART, THE FREE EVENT WILL FEATURE ARTISTS’ TENTS, LIVE MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT, AND FOOD-TRUCK CONCESSIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORFOLKARTZONE.ORG TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR.

KOSTABI — CONTEMPORARY MASTER: 6 P.M.- 8 P.M., MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY, 433 ROYAL ST., NEW ORLEANS. DISCOVER THE BOLD ARTISTRY OF CONTEMPORARY MASTER MARK KOSTABI. ENJOY A RARE CHANCE TO MEET THE ARTIST, LEARN THE SYMBOLISM BEHIND HIS DISTINCTIVE STYLE AND ACQUIRE ORIGINAL WORKS.

SUPERHEROES AMONG US GALA: 6 P.M., HYNES CHARTER SCHOOL GYMNASIUM, 990 HARRISON AVE., NEW ORLEANS. THE GALA WILL BE OUT OF THIS WORLD WITH A LIVE BAND, SILENT AND LIVE AUCTIONS, DANCING, AND FABULOUS FOOD AND DRINKS FROM AROUND THE SUPER CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. TICKETS ARE $60 IN ADVANCE AND $75 AT THE DOOR. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR501AUCTIONS.COM/HYNES TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR OR CALL (504) 324-7160.

SUNDAY

  • NORTHSHORE CELEBRATES ‘DOWNTON ABBEY’: 6 p.m., The home of Kathy and Scott Gutterman, 85 Cardinal Lane, Mandeville. Patron guests will enjoy champagne, wine and speciality cocktails provided by Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket. Tickets to the Patron Reception from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. are $150. General admission is from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., and tickets are $100. Tickets are available at wyes.org or by calling (504) 486-5511.

WEDNESDAY

  • AUTHOR EVENT — SYBIL MORIAL: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Sybil Haydel Morial, will discuss her new book, “Witness to Change:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment.” The presentation is free and open to the public.

ONGOING

  • 5 PRESS GALLERY: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5 Press Gallery, 5 Press St., New Orleans.
  • 144TH THOROUGHBRED RACING SEASON: Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Runs from Nov. 19 through March 27. For more information visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorfairgroundsracecourse.com/ Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.
  • ‘THE ADDAMS FAMILY’ : 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. on Sundays, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Show will run through Nov. 22. Enjoy the Broadway hit musical, which features an unforgettable cast of characters who entertained us weekly on television during the mid 1960s.
  • THE KATRINA DECADE ‘IMAGES OF AN ALTERED CITY’: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art, 400 Chartres St., New Orleans. The display presents 77 photographs of New Orleans’s ongoing recovery, taken by David G. Spielman, and runs through Jan. 9, 2016. hnoc.org
  • EXHIBITION ‘IT’S ONLY NATURAL FLORA AND FAUNA IN LOUISIANA DECORATIVE ARTS’: THNOC’s Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, through Nov. 28. Admission is free. Curator-led tours will take place at noon each Tuesday during the run of the exhibition.
  • THE BOTANICAL GARDEN THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT: 5 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, City Park, New Orleans. Concert series. Gates open at 5 p.m.; music starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $10. Parking is free.
  • JOSEPHINE SACABO — JUANA AND THE STRUCTURES OF REVERIE: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., A Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres St., New Orleans. On view through Jan. 1.
  • 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, 2016, in the Joe W. and Dorothy D. Brown Foundation Special Exhibit Gallery. nationalww2museum.org

OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. (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,” focuses on artists Helen Clark Warren and John Scheffler, both of whom lived and worked in New York.

RHINO presents ‘UPcycle — Reuse, Reconstruct, Reconfigure’: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Rhino Contemporary Craft Company, 333 Canal St., New Orleans. The exhibit will be on view through Nov. 22. The show will feature pieces made by gallery artists in glass, metal, wood, fiber, clay and found objects.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones