A new show at Arthur Roger Gallery provides an unprecedented opportunity to compare work by George Dureau and Robert Mapplethorpe, two of the most important figurative photographers of the 20th century.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Monday, January 15, 2018
You won’t find Zarouhie Abdalian’s new art installation in the French Quarter by looking for it. Instead, you’ll have to listen carefully.
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and the Contemporary Arts Center have a special affinity for each other that dates back nearly 30 years.
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts announced its 2019-19 lineup at its annual season reveal and fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 6: seven productions that include Broadway hits, a local satire and musical revue, and a comedy.
Sunday, January 07, 2018
On a sweltering day in September 1987, Pope John Paul II made history as the only sitting pope to walk the streets of New Orleans, inspiring what many would later describe as a spiritual reawakening and a renewed sense of volunteerism among many o…
Sunday, January 07, 2018
Get wigged out Friday — in a good way! The BIG WIG BALL, benefit for the New Orleans Opera Association, offers sweets, Champagne, music, a raffle and a wig contest to crown New Orleans' official "Big Wig 2018." Wig required. $50 and up. 7 p.m., Op…
At first blush, it seems to be a pink-a-palooza of a party, but Friday's BLUSH BALL — A PARTY WITH A PURPOSE is the Pussyfooters marching group's signature event to raise funds for Metro Center for Women and Children, with costumes, music, perform…
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Three weeks before the first rider steps aboard a Mardi Gras parade float, a different kind of ride happens — the ultimate streetcar ride.
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
In the paranormal realm of TV’s “Supernatural,” being murdered in Season 12 doesn’t mean the witch Rowena MacLeod can’t reappear in Season 13. In some form or another, she’ll be back.
On New Year’s Day, when many New Orleanians were nursing hangovers, Holly “Tamale” Hawthorne and Angela O’Neill Harbold were grocery shopping at Ideal Market, rinsing cornhusks, making mole sauce and otherwise prepping for the New Orleans Tamale F…
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Professional musicians often speak of a “connection” between themselves and their instruments. Classical violinist Ray Chen has a deeper link than most.
Monday, January 01, 2018
The year 2017 will live in memory for unprecedented natural disasters in combination with severe political divisiveness, social disgrace and terrible violence.
Friday, December 22, 2017
Crews will begin expanding the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at City Park next month — an initiative that will add an amphitheater and other elements as it doubles the size of the popular outdoor attraction at the New Orleans Museum of Art .
Monday, December 18, 2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017
Friday, December 15, 2017
Imagine fitting your entire house into a hallway. That was the goal of Dominique Moody, an assemblage artist, who built a 140-square-foot house and then took it on the road.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Think of the exhibitions you’ll see advertised around town as “PS Satellite” projects over the next couple of months as just that, satellites: entities affected by the gravitational pull of the main Prospect.4 exhibition in different ways while st…
Sean Montgomery has been dreaming of “White Christmas” for over a decade, ever since the screen-to-stage musical adaptation first premiered in St. Louis.
Monday, December 11, 2017
Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Jane Austen’s beloved “Pride and Prejudice” sisters are back in Southern Rep’s snappy production of “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” robustly directed by Aimee Hayes and Jeffrey Gunshol.
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
This month, visitors and locals can hear special holiday sets from world-class performers in one of the country’s oldest cathedrals. Ellis Marsalis kicked off a free holiday concert series hosted by the St. Louis Cathedral on Dec. 2. Nine concerts…
Saturday, December 02, 2017
Shopping locally helps employ neighbors and keeps dollars close to home. But many local businesses take it a step further by dedicating a portion of proceeds from some sales to good causes, from music to education to animal welfare.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Have you ever seen a dancing snowman? How about living Christmas ornaments, balancing penguins or a team of reindeer who’ve traded their harnesses for jump ropes?
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Weary of the same old holiday theater fare? Then “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon’s charmingly imagined sequel to Jane Austen’s masterpiece, “Pride and Prejudice,” may be for you.
Friday, November 24, 2017
On a clear mid-November morning, a buoyant yet focused Mary Ellen Miller strode through a section of City Park’s Botanical Garden, deftly answering questions from her decorating crew along the way. The group was setting up the entertainment tent f…
Thursday, November 23, 2017
When you think of the beloved holiday classic "The Nutcracker," you probably don’t think electric violin, back flips, pink hair and sneakers.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The expansion of the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at City Park appears to be moving forward.
Monday, November 20, 2017
When “Home for the Holidays With the Victory Belles” premieres at the Stage Door Canteen in the World War II Museum, a month of arduous rehearsals will have gone into it. And no one will have been more instrumental in molding this production than …
Saturday, November 18, 2017
They are increasingly common, but still one of a kind. Sacred spaces aren’t quite as prevalent as in-house offices and workout rooms, but a designated place for quiet reflection at home is a priority for many people.
Friday, November 17, 2017
When Prospect.1 opened in two dozen locations across New Orleans in October 2008, it’s safe to say that the city had never seen anything like it.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Chris James, 28-year-old poet and playwright from Little Rock, admits there are moments in his new social comedy “Dear Black People” (Nov. 17-18 at Ashé Cultural Arts Center) that might touch a nerve.
Ben Passmore began drawing at 8 years old, remaking some of his favorite superheroes like Spawn, Wolverine and the X-Men. In middle school, he spent his time drawing during class. His teachers were not amused.
The title might be misleading as Sidra Bell’s namesake dance company stages two performances of “Mönster Outside” at the Contemporary Arts Center this weekend.
There’s going to be a lot to see when Prospect.4 opens citywide on Saturday. But you can get a head start now with a visit to Crescent Park.
It appeared in 2008 on the side of an old, unused warehouse at 501 Elysian Fields Ave. in the Marigny, depicting what looks like a pair of National Guardsmen lifting a television through a window.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
The all-Equity touring production of Lincoln Center’s impressive, Tony Award-winning revival of “The King and I” sailed into the Saenger theatre with a majestic rendition of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s opulent musical.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The documentary filmmaker Les Blank, who died in 2013, left behind a body of work celebrating American roots culture, food and music.
Monday, November 13, 2017
A long-lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci will go up for auction in New York City on Wednesday, when it is expected to fetch well over $100 million.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
What does an avid collector do when he learns he must vacate the apartment he has called home for 20 years and find new digs? If the collector is Carnival historian and author Henri Schindler, he gets to work.
Seth Rodewald-Bates would dispute the idea that the shipping-container house he and Elisabeth Davies share on Green Street in New Orleans' Carrollton neighborhood is “weird.”
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Later this month, the Prospect.4 triennial will bring New Orleans the work of 73 international artists, many new to the city.