THURSDAY

  • KARATEFIGHT FILM: 8 p.m., Indywood Movie Theater, 628 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans

RUBY & THE ROGUES AT OGDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 P.M. TO 8 P.M., OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART, 925 CAMP PLACE. LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY SOUTHERN MUSICIANS AND INTERVIEWS BY SOUTHERN MUSIC HISTORIANS. KIDS ACTIVITIES, CASH BAR AND FOOD AVAILABLE. $10 GENERAL ADMISSION. (504) 539-9650.

FRIDAY, AUG. 1

  • SATCHMO SEMINARS: Cinematic Satch: Satchmo the Great: 4:30 p.m., The Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave. Louis Armstrong House Museum archivist Ricky Riccardi screens the rare Edward R. Murrow theatrical documentary. Free. (504) 522-5730.

FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 P.M. TO 8 P.M., NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART, COLLINS DIBOLL CIRCLE, NEW ORLEANS. A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES INSPIRED BY THE CURRENT EXHIBITIONS. FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION. MUSIC BY CRISTINA PEREZ AT 5:30 P.M.

SATURDAY, AUG. 2

WHITE LINEN NIGHT: 6 P.M. TO 9 P.M., NEW ORLEANS ARTS DISTRICT, 500 JULIA ST. FREE ART WALK AND BLOCK PARTY FEATURING 20 MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES, 25 LOCAL RESTAURANTS, LIVE MUSIC ON THREE STAGES, CASH BARS AND CUISINE.

  • “GLIMMER STEADY INSIDE THE STONE” OPENING NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St. New exhibition of recent paintings and drawings by Nathan Durfee.
  • UNTAMED EMPIRE EXHIBIT AT SOREN CHRISTENSEN OPENING NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St. A new body of collaborative paintings by KOLLABS (Anke Schofield and Luis Garcia-Nerey).

CAC WHITE LINEN NIGHT AFTER-PARTY: 9 P.M. TO 11 P.M., CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER, NEW ORLEANS, 900 CAMP ST., NEW ORLEANS, DJ DANCE PARTY FEATURING DJ SETS FROM BOUFFANT AND DVRA, AND PERFORMANCES BY ARTISTS FROM “MARK OF THE FEMININE.” $10. WWW.CACNO.ORG.

SUNDAY, AUG. 3

  • GALLERY TALK WITH TOM RANKIN: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Place. A discussion of Georgia photographer Paul Kwilecki led by longtime friend Tom Rankin. $10 general admission.

MONDAY, AUG. 4

  • DOCUMENTARY FILM-URBAN KRYPTONITE: African Roots, Foreign Diseases: 7 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Documentary exploring disease within the African diaspora, followed by Q&A with cast members. $15-$20.

ONGOING

  • STEINBECK, THE ART OF FICTION: Irish Cultural Museum, 933 Conti St. Sculptor Lew Aytes and photographer Robert Nease collaborative exhibit honoring the author.
  • BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: Power and Privilege in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle. The first major exhibition in the United States to explore the private lives and interiors, focusing on the house as a principal repository of fine and decorative art.
  • RISING UP: Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle. A collaboration between the High Museum of Art and Talladega College, conserving Woodruff’s murals commissioned by Talladega College in 1938 and presents them to a national audience for the first time.
  • KEEPING TIME: Extraordinary Images from Louisiana’s Musical Past: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., The Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave. Photographs from the museum’s music collection.
  • LOUISIANA CONTEMPORARY: 7 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Place. A statewide, juried exhibition of work from around Louisiana.
  • HISTORIC BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES ART SHOWCASE: Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp Place. A curated show of works from students attending historically black colleges and universities in Louisiana.