Stars of American
Sat. March 18 | American Ballet Theatre's Marcelo Gomes stars in a piece commissioned by the New Orleans Ballet Association and set to "House of the Rising Sun." The ensemble includes dancers from the New York City Ballet and other top companies. At 8 p.m. at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.
Mardi Gras Indian
Sun. March 19 | Indian groups parade from A.L. Davis Park to Simon Bolivar Avenue, turning left on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and left on Claiborne Avenue before returning to the park. There also are performances from brass bands, Big Al Carson, DJ Captain Charles, DJ Jubilee, and the Young Men Olympian and Lady Buckjumpers social aid and pleasure clubs, among others. At 11 a.m.