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Maple Leaf (8:00PM)
Feel the Mardi Gras Indian beat with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
Christian Bradford and Jamison Ross
Gasa Gasa (9:00PM)
More live music on Freret, with Ross on the drums
Singer/Songwriter showcase also features Sneaky Pete, Nervous Dwayne, and Gardenia Moon, followed by open mic
Rebirth Brass Band
Crescent City Farmers Market
Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns
Trinity Episcopal Church (6:00PM)
Free organ every Tuesday night from one of the city’s premiere classical musicians
Little Gem Saloon (5:00PM)
Happy hour with a New Orleans trumpeter, no cover charge
Walter Wolfman Washington
d.b.a. (10:00 PM)
Fiery blues on Frenchmen - every week
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 27-September 3
Isaac is right around the corner, but the shows must go on! Once you drive back into town and remove the boards from your windows, art exhibitions all around the city await your arrival for the first of the month. Ogden After Hours is cancelling this week in honor of the Saints, (Who Dat!) but you can still catch NOMA’s Where Y’art?! for some after hours artsy fun on Friday.
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.
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.
Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St.
Opening September 1: Oscar Quesada, Q the Cloud, Personal Haunts and Delta Marvels. On view through October 6.
Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St.
Opening September 1: Work from Ann Schwab. On view through the month of September.
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St.
The 16th Annual No Dead Artists Juried Exhibition will be open tomorrow, August 28. A panel of professionals will select the year’s most impressive talents. The judges this year are Eric Shriner (Director of the Andy Warhol Museum), Amanda Coulson (Director of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas), and Tommy Coleman (Collector). Opening reception September 8, 6-9pm. Exhibition will be on view until September 28.
NOMA’s Where Y’Art?! This Friday night brings music from Jason Weaver, some art talk with Russell Lord, Curator of Photographs, Prints, and Drawings, discussing the exhibition Ralston Crawford and Jazz. Don’t miss 7pm screening of LS3 Studio’s: A Legend in the Classroom: The Life Story of Ms. Yvonne Busch.
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 Bedsolepresents her new body of work Dream Documents, inspired by the time she spent in Greece and Cuba. On view through September 28.
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.
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.
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.
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
Art by Meghan Methe, Coup d’oeil Gallery.
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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