FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Art on the Spot family activity, music by Mia Borders, artist perspective with ceramicist Kevin O'Keefe and talk with Prospect.4 artist Odili Donald Odita, "The Indivisible and the Invincible." (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
"THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW": Midnight, Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania St., New Orleans. Enjoy a screening of the cult classic musical.
JAZZ AND POP HARP FESTIVAL: 9 a.m., most events at East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Three-day conference with master classes, concerts, jam sessions, open mic performances and more. Faculty concert 3:30 p.m. Saturday, student showcase at 2 p.m. Sunday at Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St., New Orleans. neworleansjazzharp.com.
URBAN BUSH WOMEN — HAIR & OTHER STORIES: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Listen to the untold and under-told histories and stories of disenfranchised people to light through dance from a woman-centered perspective and as members of the African Diaspora community. cacno.org.
KING CAKE BINGO: 11 a.m., Marjory Barbier Ourso Athletic Center, Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., New Orleans. Inaugural bingo, a fundraiser for the middle school's athletics program, with guest callers, king cakes and face painting. $5 per pack. (504) 212-5112. uanola.org.
"WHO THE #$&% IS JACKSON POLLOCK": 2 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Documentary about semi-truck driver who bought a $5 painting that could be a Pollock, and the effort to prove it. (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
KREWE DU VIEUX PARTY: 4:30 p.m., 5 Press Gallery, 5 Press St., New Orleans. Pre-parade party before the unique street procession takes off. (504) 249-5624. 5pressgallery.com.
MONSTER JAM: 7 p.m., Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans. Live event featuring monster vehicles in competition. VIP Pit Party tickets available for early admission, with a same-day ticket. $15 and up. monsterjam.com.
BOOGIE'S COMEDY SLAM: 8 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Featuring comedy and music, hosted by New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins. saengernola.com
TANGO FIRE: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. Tango Fire ignites the stage with a blazing hot, Broadway-style show of tango at its sexiest and most stupendous.
TRYSINTENNIAL BEDLAM BALL: 10 p.m., Ace Hotel, 600 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Krewedelusion's after party following their parade. Music, performances and more. $20 and up. krewedelusion.org.
KING CAKE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m., Champions Square, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans. Annual benefit for Ochsner Hospital for Children, with music, king cakes and more. $10 and up. kingcakefestival.org.
KIDS IN THE KITCHEN CHOPPED — DESSERT!: 10 a.m., Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1830 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., New Orleans. Five teams of four will received a basket of mystery items to create a dessert, ages 7-11. $25, $20 members. Limited availability. (504) 569-0405. natfab.org.
CARNIVAL COSTUME BAZAAR: 11 a.m., New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Threadbead Cultural Foundation presents annual sales event with vendors offering creative ideas for Mardi Gras masquerading. (504) 504-4113. email@example.com.
ZULU GOVERNOR 2018 FLAG RAISING: 11 a.m., Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, 732 N. Broad St., New Orleans. Philip "Tuba" Frasier raises his flag as one of the unique characters in the Carnival organizations pantheon. kreweofzulu.com.
ZULU PROVINCE PRINCE FLAG RAISING: 3 p.m., Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, 732 N. Broad St., New Orleans. Patrick Smith raises his flag as one of the unique characters in the Carnival organizations pantheon. kreweofzulu.com.
MANHATTAN CHAMBER PLAYERS: 3 p.m., Rayne Memorial United Methodist Church, 3900 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Crescent City Chamber Musical Festival's ensemble-in-residence performs concert, with donations requested for Puerto Rico Relief Fund. Works include Bartok, Chausson and Bridge. (646) 241-0303. manhattanchamberplayers.com.
NEW ORLEANS GIFT AND JEWELRY SHOW: 10 a.m., New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Helen Brett show opens to the public for two days for the first time. $15. helenbrettexhibits.com.
HORSES, HOPS & COPS: 5 p.m., New Orleans Police Department Stables, City Park, 1021 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Louisiana Hospitality Foundation event features the Budweiser Clydesdales, tours of stables, music, arts and crafts vendors, kids' activities, food and beverages for sale. Limited VIP tickets available for sale. General admission free. horseshopsandcops.com.
HIDDEN TREASURES CARNIVAL EDITION: 6 p.m., Louisiana State Museum Collections Facility, 1000 Chartres St., New Orleans. Friends of the Cabildo and the museum offer behind-the-scenes viewing of historic costumes and artifacts, led by Wayne Phillips, curator of costumes and textiles. $25, $20 Friends and Museum Foundation members. Limited availability. (504) 523-3939. friendsofthecabilido.com.
"AN AMERICAN IN PARIS": 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. Enjoy the new hit musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. saengernola.com.
MUSIC IN TRANSITION: 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive., New Orleans. Musaica performs music for oboe, harp and strings by Mozart, Britten and Grandjany, featuring Arnold Schönberg's "Transfigured Night (Verklärte Nacht) for String Sextet." musaica.org.
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Compiled by Marchaund Jones.