7:30 p.m. Thursday
NOCCA|Riverfront, 2800 Chartres St.; www.noccainstitute.com
Best known for the film and TV series Sordid Lives, writer/director Del Shores performs his one-man show featuring stories that inspired the franchise. Shores' seamy and satirical view from below the Bible Belt also spawned Southern Baptist Sissies, and he has contributed to several TV sitcoms including Dharma and Greg and Queer as Folk. Tickets $25 general admission, $50 VIP (includes meet-and-greet with Shores).