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Superdome (9:00 AM)
Keynote: The Dalai Lama
Cafe Instanbul (10:00 AM)
A three part conversation for the future of Faubourg St. Roch and all down river communities
Bayou St. John (12:15-9:15 PM)
A music fest on the water featuring Brass-a-holics, Bonerama, Blake Amos, the Coyotes, and more
Zeitgeist (1:00 PM- 4:00 PM)
Live streaming of the Dalai Lama speaking
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (2:00 and 8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
Zeitgeist (6:00 PM)
“A Fierce Light” screening
The First Presbyterian Church on South Claiborne Ave (7:00 PM)
Local and regional artists and photographers donate their work in support of children’s healthcare
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
The New Movement Theater (8:00 PM)
Storytelling, improv, sketch, funny videos and refreshments courtesy of New Orleans Ice Cream Company and Abita to kick off season 2 of our web series Least Favorite Love Songs
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock group with the motto “Prose before hoes” plays on St. Claude
Maple Leaf (10:40 PM)
Funky New Orleans natives introduce their new EP, Painkiller
Hi- Ho Lounge (11:00 PM)
Weekly dance party with the Queen of Rare Groove
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
September 26-October 3
As the city gears up for Art for Art's Sake, Julia St. Galleries are unveiling exhibitions a little bit ahead of schedule. It's the last weekend to catch September's exhibitions on view all over the city, and don't miss NOMA's literary party on Friday afternoon. Get illuminated at the CAC at their glow in the dark all age adventure, and check out the Ogden this Thursday for music from Billy Iuso and a chance to see the south's finest art after hours.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Painter Maximilian Toth presents Body Shop in the main gallery,
Middle Gallery: Justin Forbes presents his new paintings from his exhibition Blessings in Da’ Skies.
Exhibition open October 1, with a reception on October 6.
Soren Christensen, 400 Julia St.
Big Pretty Drawings/Pretty Big Drawings& other new work by William Dunlap, featuring works on paper & panel as well as bronze sculptures. Opening October 3, with a reception on October 6 from 6-9pm. On view through October 30.
NOMA’s Where Y’Art?!
This Friday, NOMA is getting a jump-start on the weekend with their “Red Gathering” in the library. Bring or wear something red and share a story with the group about your item’s significance! The event is in conjunction with Amy Butler Greenfield’s A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire.
Later on, celebrate the 8th annual “LOVE in the Garden,” from 8-11pm. Music from John Boutte, Sasha Masakowski, DJ Soul Sister, and the 610 Stompers with unlimited food and drink all night. Attire is dressy casual, more info on NOMA’s website.
Ogden After Hours this Thursday presents guitarist Billy Iuso, the self-taught guitarist whose music is funky, soulful, and bluesy. Don’t miss Miss Linda’s Soul Food Catering, the O Fun Art Making Activity for Kids, or the raffle to win an art-ful object for just $5 per ticket! Admission is $10, free for Ogden members.
Contemporary Arts Center presents one last weekend of The Ugly Duckling and the Tortoise and the Hare: A Glow in the Dark Adventure for All Ages. On September 29 & 30, come take a walk through the illuminated exhibition for $25. Admission is only $15 for CAC members, students, and children 10 and under.
Beginning on October 6, gallery admission to the CAC is free to Louisiana residents!
Ariodante Gallery, 535 Julia St.
Opening September 1: Paintings by Taft McWhorter, metal sculptures by Hernan Caro, and jewelry by Betsy Meyers Green. Lagniappe show: Bob Rue. On View through September 30.
Barrister’s Gallery,2331 St. Claude Ave
This is How We Roll, a survey of the UNO Graduate Students, curated by Dan Tague and Tony Campbell and featuring artists Corbin R. Wayne Covher, Vanessa Centeno, Ryn Wilson, Valerie Corradetti, Wendell Brunious, Kevin Baer, and David Hassell. Pop-Up exhibit by Sallie Ann Glassman. Opening September 8, on view through October 6.
The Big Top 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center, 1638 Clio St.
Circus. Circus. Circus. September at the Big Top will feature a number of events, so mark your calendars. Here’s a full roundup.
Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422A St. Claude
Pop Art by Sarah Amacker, opening September 8, reception from 6-10pm. Amacker’s pop art style gives simple photographs a pulse, bringing to life the beauty and complexity of the ordinary through bright and bold expression. On view through October 9.
Callan Contemporary, 240 Chartres St.
Raine Bedsolepresents her new body of work Dream Documents, inspired by the time she spent in Greece and Cuba. On view through September 28.
Coup d’ Oeil, 2033 Magazine St.
Opening September 1: Paintings by New Orleans-based artist Meghan Methe. Methe’s work will be on view through the end of the month.
d. o. c. s., a studio gallery of contemporary art, 709 Camp St.
The Mystique, The Brilliance, paintings by Chic Connell. On view through September 27.
The Foundation Fine Art Gallery, 608 Julia St.
All Alive and Close Enough to Touch—Rob Stephens—printmaking. On view through November 3.
The Front, 4100 St. Claude
Andrew Miller’s exhibit explores branding, Rachel Amanda Jones exhibits new painting and installation work, Phillip Berezney blends sculpture and performance, and Ryan Watkins-Hughes curates Fair and Used. Open from 12pm-5pm on Saturday and Sunday, exhibition opening September 8. On view through October 7.
Guthrie Contemporary Gallery, 3815 Magazine St.
Identity, an exhibition featuring the work of Carlos Villasante, Sharon Jacques, and Carlos Betancourt.
Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St.
Opening September 1: Oscar Quesada, Q the Cloud, Personal Haunts and Delta Marvels. On view through October 6.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Sidonie Villere and Jonathan Ferrara will present their exhibitions, Villere’s Adjust, and Ferrara’s, Correlation, at Isidore Newman’s Reynolds Ryan Art Gallery (5333 Danneel Street). Reception September 5, on view through September 28.
The 16th Annual No Dead Artists Juried Exhibition opened August 28. Exhibition will be on view until September 28.
Le Mieux Galleries, 332 Julia St.
They Were Hopelessly Outnumbered, ceramic sculptures and drawings by John Donovan. Opened August 4, on view through September 29.
M. Francis Gallery, 604 Julia St.
Evolution: The Spirit of an Artist, by Myesha Francis.
Mallory Page Studio Works, 641 Julia St.
Recent work by Mallory Page, mixed media on canvas and wood panel.
Martine Chaisson Gallery,727 Camp St.
Infinite Flux, oil on canvas by Batya Kuncman. On view through September 29.
Octavia Art Gallery, 4532 Magazine Street
Living with Pop, Emerging Artists and Modern Masters. This overview of pop culture and pop art from the 1960’s to the present will include works by Haring, Lichtenstein, Wesselman, Warhol, and more. On view through September 29.
Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave.
Mr. “I” The Bottle Cap Man—Mr. Imagination—bottle caps, found objects, mixed media.
Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Wind by Ann Schwab. New mixed media, sculpture, installation, and works on paper. Opening reception September 8, on view through September 29.
Staple Goods, 1340 St. Roch Ave.
Carried, New Works from Robyn Denny. Denny’s work uses figures to illustrate tension by illustrating their movements from catastrophic events. The exhibition will continue on Saturday’s and Sundays through October 7.
Ten Gallery at the Salon Studios 4432 Magazine St.
Jeff Rinehart’s exhibition Falling Down, opened September 1, and will be on view until September 30.
Thomas Mann Gallery, 1812 Magazine St.
This month, the walls include work from local artists Thomas Mann, John Greco, Cathy Cooper, and Mark Garcie.
UNO St. Claude Art Gallery, 2429 St. Claude
Flourish, a solo exhibition from UNO M.F.A. alumna Kathryn Lorraine Rodriguez will be on view through the month of September. Rodriguez’ show blends her love for nature and the cosmos into painting, textiles, and sculpture. Join the artist for her walk-thru on Sunday September 30, from 1-3pm followed by a dessert reception.
New Orleans Museum of Art
Photography, Sequence, & Time, a photographic exhibition exploring the relationships that exist between meaning, narrative, and time. On view through December 2, in the Templeman Galleries.
Forever, a kaleidoscopic mural by Odili Donald Odita. First floor elevator lobby on view through October 7, 2013.
Ralston Crawford and Jazz. Crawford’s collection of over 150 photographs, paintings, prints, drawings, and films explore the intersections of various art forms in New Orleans. On view through October 14.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art 925 Camp St.
Andrews-Humphrey Gallery: George “The Dot Man.”Andrews (1911-1996) was a self-taught artist from Plainview, Georgia. The exhibit also includes his son, the late Benny, who was a civil rights activist and proponent for change in the art world, where he faced discrimination as a multiracial artist. Nene Humphrey is a sculpture, drawer, and printmaker whose work draws from her Roman Catholic background.
Walter Anderson Gallery. Anderson was born in New Orleans on 1903. He was a painter, potter, writer and naturalist. He spent the majority of his life working at his family’s pottery business and eventually moved to Horn Island, which became the main influence of his later works.
Contemporary Arts Center:
EXPOSE: Parse Gallery, Staple Goods Collective, T-LOT. On view until October 7, 2012 in the St. Joseph St. Windows.
Cinema Reset: New Media Works
Curators Blake Bertuccelli and Trevor Alan Taylor in conjunction with the New Orleans Film Society. On view through December 2.
Artist Ben Diller presents his mixed media installation, on view through January 20, 2013.
Sculptor Rontherin Ratliff’s exhibition will be on view through January 20, 2013.
The Traveling Tales
Various artists, mixed media, on view through November 25.
Art from Maximilian Toth's exhibition Body Shop
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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