Gambit's fall 2017 arts and entertainment guide

Your guide to concerts, festivals, film and more coming to New Orleans this fall
New Orleans’ fall calendar is packed with big events, including tour stops by Jay Z and Bruno Mars and performances by Kendrick Lamar and...

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Classical arts in New Orleans in fall 2017

Concerts, symphonies and more
For more information about Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) events, visit www.lpo- music.com. Sept. 22 Old American Songs and Spirituals The LPO program includes music from...

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Opera and dance events in New Orleans this fall

Ballet, new works and other performances
Opera Oct. 6 & 8 Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci The New Orleans Opera Association (NOOA) presents the double bill of short operas about love, jealousy...

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Your New Orleans sports schedule for fall 2017

Saints, Pelicans, bowl games and more
New Orleans Saints All games at the Superdome; 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive; www.neworleans- saints.com Tickets (504) 731-1700 Oct. 15 (Noon) Detroit Lions Oct. 29 (Noon) Chicago Bears...

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2017 Venue and box office information

30 by Ninety Theater 880 Lafayette St., Mandeville, (844) 843-3090 www.30byninety.com   Art Klub 1941 Arts St.; www.artklub.org   Cafe Istanbul New Orleans Healing Center,...

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Your guide to fall 2017 concerts in New Orleans

From Arcade Fire to ZZ Top
  Sept. 19 P.O.D. House of Blues   Sept. 22 !!! with Algiers Hi-Ho Lounge   Sept. 23 Alex Cameron Circle Bar   Sept. 24...

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Theater and stage events in New Orleans this fall

Musicals, cabaret, magic and more
Thru Sept. 23Oleanna David Mamet's drama about a professor and a student explores sexual politics and political correctness on a college campus. Valiant Theatre & Lounge...

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Seven music festivals in New Orleans for fall 2017

'Tis the season
Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival Sept. 29-30 A bona fide home to blues music, Bogalusa opens Cassidy Park for two days of music on two...

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Stand-up comedy on tour coming to New Orleans

Headliners and festivals this fall
Oct. 1 Cameron Esposito & Rhea Butcher Joy Theater Oct. 6 Comedy Get Down: Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley & George Lopez Smoothie...

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Family entertainment and theater events in New Orleans

Halloween, Disney and more
Oct. 15Halloween Spooktacular The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performs spooky music. Costumes encouraged.Loyola University, Roussel Hall   Nov. 1 PJ Masks Time to be a Hero Live!...

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Fall 2017 galas and fundraisers in New Orleans

Raise a glass (and some money)
Sept. 22 Belles and Beaus Ball The fundraiser for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society features food from 40 area restaurants, open bar,...

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Your guide to fall 2017 festivals in New Orleans

Film fests, fried chicken, blues, beer and more
Sept. 21-24NOLA Horror Film Fest The festival features short and feature length horror films, many of them made in Louisiana. Features include Welcome to Willits,...

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New Orleans film release guide for fall 2017

Sequels, superheroes and indie flicks
Sept. 22Battle of the Sexes Steve Carell and Emma Stone hit the court as Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King in their famous tennis match/media...

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Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Sept. 19-25, 2017)

Wine tastings and NOLA on Tap
September 19 Sparkling & Rhone Wines5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Tuesday Ralph's on the Park, 900 City Park Ave., (504) 488-1000 www.ralphsonthepark.com The tasting features eight sparkling...

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Prospect.4: A Lotus in Spite of the Swamp opens Nov. 18

A look at the international art triennial
Prospect.4, the latest iteration of Prospect New Orleans' international art triennial, opens Nov. 18 on the cusp of an auspicious event: the 300th anniversary of...

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Review: the power of objects in Ephemera Obscura

Mixed-media works by local artists at the CAC
The newly renovated Contemporary Arts Center looks more polished than ever, so it may come as a surprise that the lobby gallery currently resembles a...

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Fried Chicken Festival returns Sept. 23-24

Big Freedia, Motel Radio and Kristin Diable headline the festival in Woldenberg Park
The National Fried Chicken Festival brings a kickoff parade with Casa Samba, a chicken-eating contest, live music and fried chicken to Woldenberg Park.   There is...

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Review: Rivertown stages Guys and Dolls

The classic musical runs Sept. 21-24
Guys and Dolls is a caricature of New York City circa 1931, overrun with shady gamblers, cutesy chorus girls and Irish cops. Despite scenes set...

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Lost and found: Mondo Bizarro explores uncharted territory at CAC show

Identity, geography and punk rock in The Way at Midnight
In The Way at Midnight, vocalist Just Noise and drummer Tree Face form the alternately preaching or raging punk band Gentry Vacation. They're spastic as...

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Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Sept. 12-18, 2017)

Harvest Our Wines, Mexican Independence Day, Martini Madness
Sept 12Harvest Our Wines5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. TuesdayRalph's on the Park, 900 City Park Ave., (504) 488-1000www.ralphsonthepark.comGuests can sample 15 chardonnays and pinot noirs from California...

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Review: Campfire Stories at LeMieux Galleries

Hell in Middle American from John Donovan and Mark Hosford
We have all heard chilling accounts of the diabolical harm that "coastal elites" — such as Wall Street tycoons and entertainers — have inflicted on...

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Review: The Underpants at Playmakers

The theater stages Steve Martin’s farce
The Underpants, a play by comedian Steve Martin and produced by Playmakers in Covington, makes me nostalgic for wardrobe malfunctions that don't violate public decency...

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New Orleans Burlesque Festival returns Sept. 14-17

Dancers from around the world perform classic and new burlesque
The New Orleans Burlesque Festival draws dancers from across North America, England, France and New Zealand. Shows highlight different styles of performance, and the festival...

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New Orleans Opera Association opens 75th season with a tango opera

Maria de Buenos Aires opens Sept. 9
The allure of tango dancing at Buenos Aires clubs draws Maria to the city. But things do not turn out well for the young peasant,...

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Food and drink events in New Orleans this week (Sept. 5-11, 2017)

Wine dinner, Burger Fest, Down River Festival
Sept 8Marques de Caceres wine dinner6 p.m.-8 p.m. FridayMartin Wine Cellar, 714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie, (504) 896-7300www.martinwinecellar.comWines from Spanish vintner Marques de Caceres, including several...

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    • Guys & Dolls @ Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts

      • Fridays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 24
    • Once on This Island @ Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

      • Fridays-Sundays and Mon., Sept. 25. Continues through Sept. 29
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    • Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play @ Art Klub

      • Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Thu., Sept. 28, 8 p.m. and Thu., Oct. 5, 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7
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    • Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play @ Art Klub

      • Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m., Thu., Sept. 28, 8 p.m. and Thu., Oct. 5, 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7
    • Louisiana Seafood Festival @ Woldenberg Riverfront Park

      • Fri., Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat., Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 29, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
    • Once on This Island @ Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

      • Fridays-Sundays and Mon., Sept. 25. Continues through Sept. 29
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    • Beignet Fest @ New Orleans City Park

      • Sat., Oct. 7
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    • Arts & Craft Show & Hot Air Balloon Festival @ Lamar-Dixon Center

      • Through Sept. 23

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