Alex Woodward talks to the guitar slinger before his 70th birthday gig
Walter "Wolfman" Washington was the youngest in the crew. "I was the new kid on the block," he says.
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The annual fundraiser for NOCCA student scholarships features a fairly consistent local all-star lineup, including Irma Thomas performing at the early evening patron party. This year's roster features Trombone Shorty, Theresa Andersson, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, Rebirth Brass Band, John Boutte, Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs, the Eric Lindell Band, Herlin Riley, MyNameIsJohnMichael and others.
Fri., Dec 6 Chef Duke's 21st Annual Foundation for Kids gala7 p.m. to midnight FridayCafe Giovanni, 117 Decatur St., (504) 529-2154www.cafegiovanni.comChef Duke LoCicero's Italian extravaganza features Italian cuisine, Alexander Grappa, a martini bar, Champagne and wine.
The Amazing Acro-Cats
Dec 4-20 | Samantha Martin brings her troupe of performing cats to the AllWays Lounge and Theatre.
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What does the "L" in L. Ron Hubbard stand for? It's not the greatest mystery about the founder of the Church of Scientology and author of the best-selling metaphysical treatise Dianetics.
Tyler Gillespie on a downtown production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer-winning play.
A family plagued by consumption, suspicions and paranoia unravels in painstaking fashion throughout Long Day's Journey into Night, Eugene O'Neill's 1957 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama currently being presented by Promethean Theatre Company and Four Humours Theater. In the show's four-person family, there's a "dope fiend," an alcoholic and, worst of all (by their standards), two actors.
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Contemporary Arts Center director Neil Barclay hit the ground running when he arrived in May. A veteran executive and arts programmer at the massive Texas Performing Arts center at the University of Texas and Pittsburgh's August Wilson Center for African American Culture, he pulled together the CAC's 2013-2014 schedule of performing arts presentations in roughly two months. The CAC season includes music, dance, theater and multimedia presentations, as well as impressive visual arts shows.
AllWays Lounge & Theatre2240 St. Claude Ave., (504) 218-5778; www.theallwayslounge.com
Anthony Bean Community Theater
1333 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 862-7529; www.anthonybeantheater.com
The Civic Theatre510 O'Keefe Ave., (504) 272-0865; www.civicnola.com
Contemporary Arts Center900 Camp St., (504) 528-3800;
Jefferson Performing Arts Society400 Phlox Ave., Metairie,
(504) 885-2000; www.jpas.org
The Joy Theater1200 Canal St., (504) 528-9569;
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra(504) 523-6530; ww.lpomusic.com
Mahalia Jackson Theater
for the Performing Arts1419 Basin St., (504) 287-0351;
Marigny Opera House725 St. Ferdinand St., (504) 948-9998; www.marignyoperahouse.org
Mid-City Theatre3540 Toulouse St., (504) 488-1460; www.midcitytheatre.com
The National World War II Museum945 Magazine St., (504) 528-1944; www.nationalww2museum.orgNew Orleans Arena 1501 Girod St., (504) 587-3822;
New Orleans Center
for the Creative Arts (NOCCA)2800 Chartres St., (504) 940-2787; www.nocca.com
New Orleans Opera Association(504) 529-3000;
New Orleans Ballet Association(504) 522-0996; www.nobadance.com
Playmakers19106 Playmakers Road,
Covington, (985) 893-1671;
for the Performing Arts
325 Minor St., Kenner, (504) 461-9475; www.rivertowntheaters.com
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D. Eric Bookhardt visits two photo exhibitions at Octavia Art Gallery.
Artists' studios have long inspired a certain fascination among the general population, as well as other artists. Like historic house tours, they often are organized into a kind of pilgrimage, but unlike the work spaces of writers or musicians, art studios tell us much about a visual artist's creative process and can be very personal, even psychological.
D. Eric Bookhardt surveys the world's largest photograph at the Contemporary Arts Center
The Great Picture, on view at the Contemporary Arts Center, is billed as the biggest photograph ever made. At more than 107 feet wide and 31 feet tall, its total of 3,375 square feet is a number more associated with buildings than photographs.
D. Eric Bookhardt on Will Ryman's sculpture installation at the New Orleans Museum of Art
During President Abraham Lincoln's inaugural address, he emphatically stated he had "no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists. I have no inclination to do so."
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