Read columnist and photographer Steven Forster’s coverage of New Orleans’ social events at The New Orleans Advocate.

Events featured in this edition:

It’s Show Time: It was a dual opening on Saturday at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, with a reception for “Stronger Than Dirt” by Gina Phillips and “Giant Metal Matchbooks” by Skylar Fein.

Argentine Style : Casa Argentina, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the culture of the South American nation, held its spring “asado,” a typical Argentine barbecue, at Brechtel Park in Algiers. Celebrants enjoyed ribs and sausage, and there was music and dancing.