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Algiers Ferry Landing (6:00PM)
Today, Vivaz Latin Band and Paky Saavadra
Curren$y's Jet Lounge
Blue Nile (10:00 PM)
The NOLA rapper's weekly party
Banks Street Bar (10:00 PM)
Blues rock and BLTs!
Country Club (All Day)
Weekly Wed Gig- $3 martinis and free admission for the service industry folks.
Tom McDermott and Meschiya Lake
Chickie Wah Wah (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Piano man meets a golden voice.
Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses
Weekly Wed Gig- Gypsy jazz upstairs in the Marigny
Hi-Ho Lounge (8:00PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- from the street to the stage. Midnight Snax throwdown follows at 10pm.
dba (7:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- The world's premiere washboard-sousaphone-guitar trio.
Treme Brass Band
Candlelight Lounge (9:00 PM)
Weekly Wed Gig- Pass on by and see the 6th Ward’s home band.
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Traditional Blues, Gospel, and R&B in the CBD
Snug Harbor (8:00PM)
Delfeayo Marsalis’ award-winning orchestra
Come see the in-demand bassist perform with his own band tonight
Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers
Les Bon Temps Roule (10:00 PM)
Candlelight Lounge (8:00PM)
Shake your brass in the Treme with a blend of hip hop, R&B, and pop
Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
One of New Orleans’ best percussionist invites his friends to the stage
PubliQ House (9:30PM)
Brass with electric guitar and keyboard
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 August 21-28
It's the Ogden's ninth birthday this week, so come out and celebrate with them on Thursday for their Ogden After Hours. NOMA is bringing its usual food, film, and fun for their Where Y'Art?! this Friday, and the CAC is showing The Queen of Versailles on Friday night as well. It's the end of the month, your last chance to catch August's exhibitions from Magazine, to Julia, to St. Claude.
Ogden After Hours this Thursday brings A Celebration of Southern Music: The 15 Southern States in Song with Matt Lemmler’s New Orleans Jazz Revival Band. It’s a special occasion for the Ogden Museum, as they are celebrating their ninth anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 23. Miss Linda will be back with her soul food catering, and they’ll have their usual raffle and art activities for the kids. Free to members of the Ogden, $10 for everyone else.
NOMA’s Where Y’Art?!This week brings music from Phil DeGruy and a book signing with Carol Allen, author of Leah Chase’s biography. At 5pm, there’s an art making activity with YAYA. Art You Can Eat this week is with Steven Marsella, Evecutive Chef at Heritage Grill. Leah Chase will be joining the chef for Take a Walk on the Lite Side: Creole Classics Undergo an Extreme Makeover. Friday, Aug. 24, 5-9pm.
Contemporary Arts Center: This Friday, come see The Queen of Versailles, presented by the CAC and the New Orleans Film Society.
Alexis Walter Art, 835 Julia St.
Lagoon, mixed media painting by Alexis Walter
Ariodante Gallery, 535 Julia St.
Paintings by Elsie Semmes, mosaics by Christine LeDoux and jewelry by Belle Bijoux. Opening reception at White Linen Night, lagniappe show by Joshua Windham. On view through August 31.
Arthur Roger Gallery, 432-434 Julia St.
Paintings by Holton Rower from his exhibition, Love Heals. Video Installation by John Pilson—Altogether Elsewhere, and Quiver, objects from Rob Wynne. On view through September 15.
Barrister’s Gallery,2331 St. Claude Ave
“Stripped (On Flame with Rock n Roll),” an exhibition of paintings from John Davis. On view through the month of August.
The Big Top 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center, 1638 Clio St.
Christopher Scott Brumfield's Game for Thinkers
Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422A St. Claude
Mixed-Media/Jewelry Work by Anna Laura Quinn, opens August with a reception from 6-10pm. On view through September 4.
Callan Contemporary, 240 Chartres St.
Raine Bedsole presents 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.
Paintings by Scott Hebert, on view through the month of August.
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
Room 1: Brooke Pickett, Storage Facilities. Room 2: Ingrid Ludt. Room 3: Jennifer Moynihan, New Works. Room 4: Lee Deigaard, a tree falls… Opening reception August 11, 6-10pm. On view through September 2.
George Schmidt Gallery, 626 Julia St.
Paintings and etchings by George Schmidt.
Good Children Gallery, 4037 St. Claude Ave.
Post-Fordlandia: An exhibition of new collaborative work by Tom Flanagan and Megs Morley. This series of films and photographs explores Henry Ford’s failed attempt at creating an American town in the Amazonian Rainforest. Opening reception August 11, 6-10pm. On view through September 2.
Guthrie Contemporary Gallery, 3815 Magazine St.
Identity, an exhibition featuring the work of Carlos Villasante, Sharon Jacques, and Carlos Betancourt.
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, 440 Julia St.
Aaron McNamee presents his collection of original artwork Between the Pages. On view through September 24.
HomeSpace Gallery, 1128 St. Roch Ave
Nonprofit Big Class presents artwork from 59 elementary school students and 72 artists in New Orleans. Opening August 11, 5:30-9:30pm. Showings on August 12, 12-4pm as well as August 18 from 12-4, author reading at 2pm.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Stephen Hoskins presents “Omissions,” a collection of paintings that explore the ways that humans identify each other in the absence of clearly defined facial features. Opening July 30, in conjunction with White Linen Night. On view through August 25.
St. Claude by Stephen Kwok, Bob Snead, James Goedert, Kiernan Dunn, Hannah Chalew, Michael Pajon, Angela Berry, Brian Guidry, Dan Tague, Christopher Saucedo, Malcolm McClay, and Generic Art Solutions (G.A.S.) group exhibition.
Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St.
David Dillard, Architecture of the Spirit, Paintings of Historic New Orleans Churches and Cathedrals. Opened July 7, on view through the month of July.
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.
Salon Gallery, 4432 Magazine St.
The Franklin Collection. Alumni from Ben Franklin High School (1961-2012) share their work. On view through August 27.
Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Transcendence, Luc Leestemaker, mixed media on canvas. On view through the month of August.
Staple Goods, 1340 St. Roch Ave.
Otherness and American Values, Printmaking exhibition from artist Katrina Andry. On view through September 3.
Stella Jones Gallery, 201 St. Charles Ave.
Mr. “I” The Bottle Cap Man—Mr. Imagination—bottle caps, found objects, mixed media.
Enduring Legacies, 7 Black Artists. On view through August 30.
Steve Martin Fine Art, 624 Julia St.
Face Off, paintings and sculptures by Steve Martin.
New Orleans Museum of Art
NOMA's Where Y'art this week brings music from Sasha and Steve Masakowski, some gallery talk with NOMA's Assistant Director of Art Lisa Rotondo-McCord, and Art You Can Eat with The Brennan Group's Haley Bitterman and Leah Chase.
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.
Dario Robleto’s The Prelives of the Blues, will be on view until September 16, 2012. Robleto’s exhibitionis centered on the time he spent in New Orleans and his observations on the nature of the city’s musical culture.
Self Taught Artists from NOMA’s Permanent Collectionwill be on view through June 10, 2012. The exhibition features the works of eleven auto didactic southern artists.
What is a photograph? Opens April 20. On view through August 19 in the Templemen Galleries. Works dating back to the 1840’s from NOMA’s permanent collection explore the question in the exhibition’s title.
Leah Chase: Paintings by Gustave Blache III. The exhibition of Blache’s 20 paintings of the New Orleans icon will be on view April 24-September 9.Drawn to the Edge. Katie Holten debuts her site-specific, large-scale installations in NOMA's Great Hall Space. Holten's work explores Louisiana's relationship with her natural environment. On view through September 9.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art 925 Camp St.
Contemporary Arts Center:
Elijah Burgher presents Notes on the Application of Magic to Visual Art on June 7 in conjunction with Press Street’s Antenna Gallery. Burgher’s art deals with queer identity and mean
Photography by Ralston Crawford, NOMA exhibition Ralston Crawford and Jazz
Dead Huey Long, Emma Boyce, Ian Hoch, Sarah Esenwein, 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
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