Theatre + Art

Join WYES For An Online Auction

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Now through Thursday, August 13, at 10:00 p.m. browse a wide variety of auction items, register and bid at wyes.org during the WYES ONLINE AUCTION. All proceeds from the online auction support your favorite…

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Names Interim Executive Director

NEW ORLEANS, La (press release) – The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) is pleased to announce that accomplished and innovative orchestra executive Scott Harrison has been named Interim Executive Director and Senior Strategic Facilitator. As Interim Executive Director, Harrison will lead…

Ogden Museum's Virtual Educator Open House

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ogden Museum is participating in a Virtual Educator Open House on Wednesday Aug. 5, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Organized by the Pontchartrain Conservancy, this free virtual event will feature 12 local organizations and we’ll cover…

LSU Museum of Art Hosts Two Part Zoom Series

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The LSU Museum of Art to host two-part zoom series. PART ONE: Navigating the Art Market Sunday, August 2 / 2:00-3:00 p.m. "Navigating the Art Market:" A discussion on buying, auctioning, and collecting with…

New Orleans Opera Releases Season Announcement

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – This month, the New Orleans Opera released important information regarding a new season. The announcement: As eager as we are to see you again and enjoy live opera together, we must proceed with everyone’s well-being…

Let’s Have A Picnic

  For months, the coronavirus has caused cancelations, postponements, massive changes and, in some cases, ruined wedding plans for couples. Venue, restaurant and bar closures and restrictions on attendees at gatherings are among some of the limitations mandated by state…

Ogden Museum Offers Online Art Camp for Adults

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Flex your creative and artistic muscles from the safety of your own home. This five-day adult program will provide an opportunity to develop your artistic skills and explore new areas of expression. Take a…

New Orleans Opera Names Clare Burovac As General Director - Designate

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Dwayne Littauer, President of New Orleans Opera, today announced the appointment of Clare Burovac as the Company’s next General Director, effective Sept. 15, 2020. Ms. Burovac will serve as General Director-Designate immediately. She succeeds Robert…

Rivertown Theater/Encore Studio Summer Theatre Camp Is On

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Rivertown Theater and Encore Studio are moving forward with our summer musical theatre camps, but in a different format this year! Tired of sitting around or learning thru zoom? Get back in the spotlight…

Ogden Museum Will Reopen With Limited Capacity June 15

NEW ORLEANS (press release) - Ogden Museum of Southern Art will reopen its doors on Monday, June 15. Per Federal, State and City public health directives, Ogden Museum will follow the phased plan that reduces attendance and incorporates strict protocols…

Ogden Museum Hosts Online Magnolia Ball Silent Auction

NEW ORLEANS (press release) –  With the health and safety of its supporters in mind, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art has announced that it will forgo this year’s Magnolia Ball fundraiser, originally scheduled for June 6, and transition to…

Prospect.5 Postponed to 2021

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – P.5: Yesterday we said tomorrow has been postponed: Oct. 23, 2021 - Jan. 23, 2022. In light of the COVID-19 Crisis, Prospect New Orleans has made the difficult decision to push back the opening of Prospect.5: Yesterday…

Louisiana Poets Gather Virtually for National Poetry Month Event

BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) – The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana will celebrate National Poetry Month with a virtual edition of “Just Listen to Yourself: Louisiana’s Poet Laureate Presents Louisiana Poets.” In its tenth…

New Virtual Tour at The Ogden Museum

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Explore "Entwined" virtually at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. “I follow my hands, and they often reveal the answers to the questions that I am asking myself while I explore the material I am…

Tubby & Coo’s Bookstream Hosts SASFest Reading Series

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Saints + Sinners LGBTQ Literary Festival invades Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop’s Bookstream with a reading series featuring SAS20 authors the weekend of April 17-19. The SASFestival believes that this is an important…

An Ogden Museum Online Art Break

  NEW ORLEANS – The Ogden Museum of Southern Art continues to add fun and interactive content to their website despite the coronavirus stopping any and all foot traffic to the museum. In a recent email to their subscribers, the…

Rivertown Debuts Quarantunes Performances

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Rivertown post two videos each day on the Rivertown Theaters Facebook page, where you can watch and vote for your favorite. Each vote is $1, and there is no limit to the number of times…

Southern Film Producers Convene Virtually Amidst Covid-19

New Orleans, La. (April 10, 2020) –– The New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) announced that its third annual Southern Producers Lab, initially planned to take place in-person, will be held via virtual gatherings between April 13-15, 2020. Ten emerging, independent…