10 Things to Do in New Orleans This Weekend
Thursday, June 19
Paul McCartney cancelled his show in New Orleans tonight, but a bunch of New Orleans musicians had already taken off work. So they put together a concert tonight celebrating the Beatle’s music. Musicians include Andre Bohren, Chris Boyle and June Persona subject Michael Cerveris. Info here.
Want to get involved in New Orleans Fringe Fest as a volunteer or performer? The avant-garde performance festival hosts two informational meetings this weekend. Info here.
The ladies weekend for fun and empowerment Festigals kicks off today. Info here.
Friday, June 20
“Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492–1898”, an exhibition exploring the private lives and interiors of Spain’s New World elite from 1492 through the nineteenth century, opens at NOMA tonight. Info here.
At another New Orleans Museum, there’s the inaugural Magnolia ball at Ogden. Info here.
Festivities for New Orleans Pride, a weekend of events celebrating New Orleans’ LGBT community and its allies, begin today. Info here.
You Don’t Know the Half Of It, a comedy show that’s half scripted, half improvised, is tonight. Info here.
Australian electro-pop group Cut Copy performs at the Joy Theater with Clasixx. Info here.
Saturday, June 21
The Contemporary Arts Center hosts its annual Bourbon & Burlesque fundraiser, which includes ample amounts of both those things. Info here.
Sunday June 22
SoBou and the W French Quarter host Sunday Cinema, a screening series which this weekend features the comedy Bridesmaids. Info here.