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Bayou St. John (12:15 PM-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Alexis and the Samuri, Remedy Krewe, Fleur de Tease, Hot 8 Brass Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more
Bayou St. John (11:00AM-1:00PM)
Pocket Aces Brass Band and Bone Tone Brass lead this year's second line, which starts and ends at Bayou Boogaloo!
Central City (1 p.m)
Second lines! Won't bow down!
Mid-City (All day)
Church and a parade to celebrate the club's 104th year
House of Blues (9:00 PM)
The Comedy Central comedian is here for some standup!
Big Top (7 p.m.)
8-16 piece traveilling circus punk troupe. Need we say more? Is there anymore to say? with Sammy Kay and the East Los Three, Dead Legends
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Joe Krown feat. Russell Batiste and Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Maple Leaf (10:30PM)
Weekly gig on Oak with Krown on the organ, Washington firing up the guitar strings, and Batiste on the drums.
Hot 8 Brass Band
Howlin’ Wolf Den (10:00PM)
Weekly gig from some of the city’s best in brass
Sunday Youth Music Workshop
All ages workshop with Johnny Vidacovich. Bring your instruments!
Cajun Fais Do Do
Bruce Daigrepont is playing the washboard and getting you to bed early
Krewe du Guza
Le Bon Temps Roule (10:00PM)
Sunday Funday weekly gig from the husband and wife duo
Cafe Instanbul (7:00 PM)
A Japanese film about a teenager’s strange venture into a haunted house
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00 PM)
King James & the Special Men
Charmaine Neville Band
New Orleans Jazz Vipers
Papa Grows Funk
Art Openings and Shows in NOLAEach week, NoDef brings you a comprehensive directory of visual arts
in the Crescent City from Julia to St. Claude
State of the Art July 5-12
Independence Day has come and gone, and those who have seen enough red, white, and blue can indulge their eyes this weekend in July's Artwalk. Magazine Street's Salon Gallery is debuting the work of the new artist's collective, Ten, for the first Saturday of the month, and Jean Bragg is showcasing the chapels and cathedrals of David Dillard. Ariodante Gallery on Julia will feature new work from multiple artists in the gallery, and NOMA's Where Y'art is bringing fine film and Pfister sisters.
Ariodante Gallery, 535 Julia St.
Group showing with artists: Julie Breaux, Amy Archinal, Gustavo Duque, Myra Williamson-Wirtz, Louise Guidry, Bettina Miret, Gary Perez, Frannie Kronenburg, Jack Polalck, and Tim Johnson. Opening reception July 7 from 6-9 pm. On view through July 31.
Salon Gallery, 4432 Magazine St.
“Ready/Set,” July 7. The first show of Ten, a new artist's collective, opens this weekend for the first Saturday of the month. Artists include Rex Dingler, Jeff Rinehart, Jonathan Mayers, Kathy Rodriguez, Ken Kenan, Jessie Hornbrook, Ryan Lindburg and Jono Goodman, Matthew Duguid and Matthew Kirscht, Valerie Corradetti and Ariya Martin, and Amanda Turpen and Ida Floreak. On view through July 29, opening reception July 7 from 6-9pm.
NOMA's Where Y'art?!
This Friday, July 6, NOMA promises after-hours fun with the Pfister Sisters, pottery artist Rachael DePauw, and a screening of the Academy Award Winning film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. Film nerds can also check out the screening of My Louisiana Love by Sharon Linezo Hong and Monique Verdin. Festivities begin at 5:30 and end at 9pm.
Arthur Roger, 432 Julia St.
“Rings of Granite,” an exhibition from Jesus Morales. Opening June 2. Morales is recognized as one of the greatest sculptors working in granite today. The artist works with materials such as Texas Pink, Black, Dakota, and Fredericksburg to create his unique sculptures that will be on view through July 14.
Barrister’s Gallery,2331 St. Claude Ave
“Vision of the Unnatural World.” Painters Nikki Crook, Amy Guidry, and Monique Ligons.
The Big Top 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center, 1638 Clio St.
Heather Weathers Presents her new installation, Maxi Paid Dress, as well as her XL Fem Capsule, a collection of percolated feminist ideas in a time capsule. Meet the Artist Reception June 8, 6-9pm. Spoken word by Kaitlyn Buchbaum, Live Performance by Alexandra Scott. On view through July 7.
Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422A St. Claude Ave
Hallie Marie Kuhn presents her Ceramics Exhibition, on view through July 10.
Callan Contemporary 240 Chartres St.
Jose-Maria Cundin presents Opus Concava on June 1. Cundin has referred to his oil paintings on wood-panel as “portraits, pseudo-portraits, echograms, and ectoplasm imagery.” The artist’s work will be on view through July 25.
Carol Robinson Gallery 840 Napoleon Ave.
Group exhibition featuring gallery artists, on view through the month of July.
Cole Pratt Gallery, 3800 Magazine St.
Artist Katie Rafferty presents, About a Line, on June 2. The opening reception will last from 5:30-8pm. Rafferty’s mixed media monotypes and canvas works explore the many manifestations of “the line.” The exhibition will be on view through the month of June.
Coup d’ Oeil, 2033 Magazine St.
Blaine Capone presents Ghosts of the Quarry, on view through July 21.
Guthrie Contemporary Gallery, 3815 Magazine St.
DeeDee Morrison’s “Charmed” uses heavy industrial metals, laser get cutting methods and botanical inspired designs to create solar-powered, sustainable sculptures.
The Front, 4100 St. Claude
Jan Gilbert presents 30 Years/30 Blocks, an installation-book retrospective installation that explores three decades of place and public artwork. Gilbert and artist Babette Billbeau will also be introducing their Cajun Prayer Flags, a project that blends Tibetan, Japanese, and Cajun cultural traditions. Passersby will be able to write their own special intentions on the flags. Opening reception June 9, 6-10pm. On view through July 8.
Good Children Gallery, 4037 St. Claude Ave.
Heat Wave: Stephen Collier, T.J. Donovan, Aaron McNamee and Stephen G. Rhodes. Opening reception June 9, 6-10 p.m. On view through July 8.
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, 440 Julia St.
Fresh! New work and ongoing work from artists represented in the gallery. For information about artists displaying their work, visit http://www.heriardcimino.com/artsrepre.html. The new art will be on view through July 30.
Identity, an exhibition featuring the work of Carlos Villasante, Sharon Jacques, and Carlos Betancourt.
HomeSpace Gallery,1128 St. Roch Ave
Beheld, a photographic exhibition with work by Andy Cook, Muffin Bernstein, Gayle Stevens, Judy Sherrod, Meg Turner, and Louviere+Vanessa. Opening Reception June 9, 6pm.
Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St.
David Dillard, Architecture of the Spirit, Paintings of Historic New Orleans Churches and Cathedrals. Opening July 7, on view through the month of July.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Painter Sandy Chism presents her collection, In the Trying, on June 1. The artist’s oil on canvas paintings will be on view through July 21.
Thornton Dial’s Works on Paper will also be on view until July 21.
LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St.
Group show entitled Man, Myth, Monster opens on June 2. Opening reception from 6-8pm. The show is curated by gallery co-director Christy Wood and will be on view through July 28.
Martine Chaisson Gallery, 727 Camp St
In “Parallel,” JT Blatty’s photographs explore the symmetry between the fossil and the human form, by combining portions of the human figure juxtaposed with fossils she has collected over the years. The exhibition will also include a separate display of fossils from the images. Opening reception is on Saturday, May 5 from 6-9pm.
May Gallery, 2839 N. Robertson
The Bywater’s newest art space is launching June 8, at 7:30pm. Exhibition by Katie Lerin, sound by Kim Hebert, and video by Wesley Stokes.
Octavia Art Gallery, 4532 Magazine Street
Inside/Outside: Contemporary Cuban Art. Opening reception June 2, 6-8pm. On view through June 30.
Soren Christensen, 400 Julia St.
Watershed by Gretchen Weller Howard. The popular New Orleans artist brings her new mixed media on canvas and panel. Rear Gallery: Traveling by Michael Marlowe. Smoky, atmospheric landscapes on panel. Opening reception June 2, 6-8pm.
Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave.
Abstract Expressionist Ed Clark presents Louisiana Roots: Ed Clark.
UNO St. Claude Gallery, 2429 St. Claude Ave.
2-D 3-D, a group show of current and incoming MFA grad students. Opening reception June 9, 6-10 p.m.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Contemporary Arts Center 900 Camp St.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art 925 Camp St.
Artwork by Thornton Dial
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, Ryan Sparks, Will Dilella, Chris Rinaldi, Lianna Patch, Phil Yiannopoulos, Cate Czarnecki, Jonas Griffin, Jennifer Abbot, Mary Kilpatrick, Elaina Patton, Mike Horst, Devin Bambrick, Katherine McGuire, Norris Ortolano, Joe Shriner
Ryan Sparks, Kerem Ozkan
Michael Weber, B.A.
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