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NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden (5:00 PM)
The NOLA Project presents this festive comedy that pits two of Shakespeare's most beloved characters in a war of words and wits
1200 Robert E. Lee Blvd (5:00PM- 11:00 PM)
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is inviting Grecophiles of all ages out to Bayou St. John for goat burgers, traditional music and dancing, and regional libations
The Convention Center (6:00PM-9:00 PM)
An experience for both foodies and wine connoisseurs with live music by Flow Tribe
Zephyr Field (7:00 PM)
New Orleans baseball against the Omaha Storm Chasers
One Eyed Jacks (7:30)
Sketchy Characters Productions brings you a comedy sketch and web series that plays off the madness of the French Quarter
Shadowbox Theatre (8:00 PM)
Straightforward conversational drama explores one area's gentrification through 50 years
Art Klub, 513 Elysian Fields Ave (8:00 PM)
An interactive and sparkling performance presented by Nari Tomassetti
The Little Gem Saloon (8:00 PM)
The fourth evening of a chamber music festival that has something for classical aficionados and dilettantes alike
Howlin’ Wolf (9:00 PM)
A funky two night celebration of the band’s 30th anniversary
Circle Bar (10:00 PM)
Rock around Lee Circle tonight
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
November 1-November 7
The Julia Street Art Walk is coming up on November 3, and there’s openings all over the Big Easy, from St. Claude, to Magazine, down Julia, and more. Don’t forget to celebrate our Latin American cultural ties along with New Orleans’ beloved Uncle Lionel with some Dia de los Muertos art at the Ogden tonight!
Contemporary Arts Center:
November 1-18: Skin Horse Theater presents The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People.
Ogden After Hours
Come see Cynthia Ramirez’ Day of the Dead Altar in honor of Uncle Lionel. Tonight, catch a special edition of their weekly after hours event. El Mariachi Jalisco, from Baton Rouge, will show off their skills as the first mariachi band in Louisiana. Ogden After Hours runs from 6-8 p.m., and includes drinks and soul food from Miss Linda's Catering.
NOMA's Where Y'Art?!
This afternoon, November 1, at 12pm:
Curatorial Program for November’s Book Club Book, River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild by Rebecca Solnit. Visit NOMA’s site for info about how to join.
Tomorrow Night, November 2, NOMA’s Where Y’Art?! will include music from Kristen Diable, visiting artist Denise Mehurin, and a talk and book signing with Hugh Howard, author of Mr. and Mrs. Madison’s War. Hear some gallery talk with curator Anne C.B. Roberts, and don’t miss the 7:30pm lecture with curator Rachel Stevens of The Bayou School: 19th Century Louisiana Landscapes
Ariodante Gallery, 535 Julia St.
Paintings by Lynn Wessel, jewelry by Chester Allen and Abe Geasland’s found object lighting and furniture. Catch the lagniappe show from Kathy Schorr. Opening reception November 3, 6-9pm. On view through the month of November.
Arthur Roger Gallery, 432 Julia St.
Send it on Down, by Deborah Luster. A collection of photographs that documents life in the south.
Against the Tideby Jacqueline Bishop explores our eco system by objectifying the earth for her viewers, raising questions about climate change, species extinction, and more.
Exhibitions opening November 3, on view through December 22.
The Big Top 3 Ring Circus, 1638 Clio St.
Candy Full of Razorblades, an exhibition from artist Ryan Ballard. Opening reception October 6 at the “Zombie Lurch,” with bands, art, and mayhem until the party stops.
d. o. c. s., a studio gallery of contemporary art, 709 Camp St.
Art from Derek Cracco, opening October 6. On view through November 1.
Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St.
Calling out the Wards, work from Terry Kenney. Opening November 3, on view through December 1.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Opening today! Neutral Ground by Dan Rule. Opening reception November 3, 6-9pm. Come see new video, prints, and animation. On view through November 28.
Never Records New Orleans: a multimedia project by New York artist and musician Ted Riederer. Closing reception November 3 from 6-11pm. Come see recording performances curated by Dan Cameron.
Soren Christensen, 400 Julia St.
Opening today, Saliha Staib. In the rear gallery, seeBelle Terre by Ed Smith. On view through the month of November.
M. Francis Gallery, 604 Julia St.
Reanimate, new work from Jerome Ford. Opening November 3, reception from 6-9pm.
Ongoing: Evolution: The Spirit of an Artist, by Myesha Francis.
Ten Gallery, 4432 Magazine St.
Falling Down, by Jeff Rinehart. Opening reception November 3, 6-9pm. On view through December 1.
Barrister’s Gallery, 2331 St. Claude Ave.
Spirit Realm, curated by Pat Jolly. Featuring mixed media art from Spencer Bohren, Sydney Byrd, Debbie Fleming Caffery, Dawn DeDeaux, Mark Derby, Eric Ehlenberger, and more. Opening October 13, on view through November 3.
Byrdie’s Gallery,2422A St. Claude
A New Hankering, an exhibition of works from artists from the w.a.s.h. collective. Opens October 13, with a reception from 6-10pm. On view through November 6.
Callan Contemporary, 240 Chartres St.
Rouville, an exhibition by George Dunbar. Dunbar draws inspiration from his natural environment, which has been the Northshore for much of his adult life. The artist’s clay sculptures and rare metal leaf depict the marsh grass and his natural environment. Opening October 5, reception October 6 from 6-9pm.
Coup d’ Oeil, 2033 Magazine St.
Paintings by James Taylor Bonds. Opening reception October 6, on view through the month of November.
The Front, 4100 St. Claude Ave.
New Lease, an exhibition featuring work from new members of the gallery. Angela Barry, Kyle Bravo, Lee Deigaard, Andrea Ferguson, Dave Greber, Kyle Hossili, Rachel Jones, Morgana Kig, Stephanie Patton, Brooke Pickett, Alex Podesta, Claire Rau, Megan Roniger, and Jonathan Traviesa. Opening October 13, with a reception from 6-10p. On view through November 4.
Upcoming Exhibition November 10.
The Foundation Fine Art Gallery, 608 Julia St.
All Alive and Close Enough to Touch—Rob Stephens—printmaking. On view through November 3.
May Gallery and Residency, 2839 N. Robertson
Multimedia Installation from Derek Larson including large scale sculptural forms and Yantra themed screen prints. Larson’s installation explores concepts of financial economy, emotional happiness, and consumer psychology. Opening October 12, with a reception at 7:30pm. Roundtable with Larson October 13, 3pm. On view through November 23.
THNOC Perrilliat House, 400 Chartres St.
A new exhibition opens tonight, October 11, in the recently completed Perilliat House of the HistorIC New Orleans Collection. Newcomb graduate Laura Simon Nelson has donated dozens of paintings from artists such as Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans, Josephine Marien Crawford, Ellsworth Woodward, and William Woodward for the exhibition that represents some of Louisiana’s finest artists.
Mallory Page Studio Works, 641 Julia St.
Recent work by Mallory Page, mixed media on canvas and wood panel.
Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave.
Justified: Silent Harmony by Moe Brooker. On view throughout the month of November.
Mr. “I” The Bottle Cap Man—Mr. Imagination—bottle caps, found objects, mixed media.
UNO St. Claude Art Gallery, 2429 St. Claude
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.
Marshall Smith Jr., William Buck, and Richard Clague’s The Bayou School: 19th Century Louisiana Landscapes will be on view in the museum’s mezzanine gallery through January 6, 2013.
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.
Paintings from Michael J. Deas
From Terra to Verde: The Work of Sharon Kopriva
Louviere + Vanessa: Something Whispered, Something Hung
Shelby Lee Adams: Salt & Truth
Tav Falco: 50 Photographs: An Iconography of Chance
Health, Wealth, and Progeny: A new multimedia installation by Dave Greber + Matthew Holdren
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.
Art by Libby Johnson, “Unfolding,” in Soren Christensen Gallery
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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