Feb 28 | New Zealand's renowned contemporary dance company combines folk dances and the spiritualism of indigenous Pacific Islanders with contemporary dance techniques in a program of short works. At 8 p.m. at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.
One-Act Play Festival
Thu.-Sun. Feb. 26 –March 1 | The Elm Theatre's festival features Rajiv Joseph's one-act Gruesome Playground Injuries (performed every night) and four new one-act plays by local writers (two each night) focused on the theme of violence. At 8 p.m. at Old Marquer Theatre.
Sun.-Mon. March 1-2 | The stand-up comic popped up several times around New Orleans late last year, dropping into open mics, regular showcases and a surprise opening slot for Dave Chappelle at the Saenger Theatre. Buress returns to the Civic Theatre for an encore performance from his "Comedy Camisado" tour at 9 p.m. Sunday and performs at Tulane University at 8 p.m. Monday.