New Orleans Burlesque Festival
| Ms. Redd (pictured) and other retro burlesque performers from around the world dance, tease, strip and compete for the title Queen of Burlesque at the annual festival. There's also a showcase of male burlesque dancers, autograph signings, workshops and parties.
Fri.-Sun. Sept. 20-Oct. 20 | Butch Caire created and directed the musical in which people take joy and solace in classic New Orleans R&B tunes. The show features songs by Fats Domino, Irma Thomas and Ernie K-Doe. At Westwego Performing Arts Theatre.