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King Cake Festival
New Orleanians can argue for days about who has the best King Cake. If you want to sample dozens of options from local vendors and find out for yourself, head to Champions Square on Jan. 29 for the King Cake Festival. Admission into Champions Square is free. Proceeds from King Cake purchases benefit the Ochsner Hospital for Children. Information, KingCakeFestival.org


E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: Film with Live Orchestra
It may be hard to think of new ways to experience a timeless classic. But the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra lets viewers fall in love with their favorite films all over again, accompanied by a live orchestra. This month, they’ll be performing with Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming 1982 film E.T. the Extra Terrestrial Jan. 20-22 at the Orpheum Theater.

Ticketing and information, OrpheumNOLA.com


“Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans 1825-1925”
From the 19th through the early 20th century, New Orleans was the center of global trade routes. The Historic New Orleans Collection’s exhibit “Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans 1825-1925” invites visitors to take a trip back in time to that era. It is open through Apr. 9 and admission is free. Information, HNOC.org


CALENDAR

Jan. 2. AllState Sugar Bowl, Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Information, AllStateSugarBowl.org

Jan. 7. Bal Masque (a celebration of New Orleans’ Creole carnival roots), Orpheum Theater. Information, BalMasque.LinkStryjewski.org

Jan. 4-29. The Lion King, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNola.com

Jan. 5. Anne-Marie McDermott Plays Mozart, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

Jan. 6. Phunny Phorty Phellows, St. Charles Ave. Information, PhunnyPhortyPhellows.com

Jan. 6. Krewe de Jeanne d’Arc, French Quarter. Information, JoanofArcParade.org

Jan. 9. WWE Raw, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com

Jan. 10. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com

Jan. 13-14. Edgar Meyer and An American in Paris, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

Jan. 15. Ladies Choice Concert Series: Joe, Dru Hill & Jagged Edge, Lakefront Arena. Information, Arena.UNO.edu

Jan. 20. Tom Segura  No Teeth No Entry Tour, Civic Theater. Information, CivicNola.com

Jan. 20-21. Shen Yun, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

Jan. 27. Miranda Sings Live … You’re Welcome, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

Jan. 27-Feb. 12. Jelly’s Last Jam, Le Petit Theatre. Information, LePetitTheatre.com

Jan. 28. “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” Live, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

Jan. 29. LPO Moves, Loyola University New Orleans. Information, LPOMusic.org

Feb. 1-5. Cirque du Soleil: Toruk – the First Flight, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com

 

 

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