Theatre + Art

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…

Get Creative with LSU Museum of Art Online

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – The LSU Museum of Art is temporarily closed due to COVID-19, but below are ways to get creative while at home. We appreciate your continued support and hope these virtual avenues will be…

Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane #MuseumFromHome

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – While the Newcomb Art Museum is temporarily closed, we will be joining in the worldwide #MuseumFromHome movement and providing digital content weekly via our e-newsletter and daily via our social media channels, including art activities,…

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Rescheduling Notice

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In an effort to ensure the safety and wellness of our patrons, artists, staff, and community, and in response to the executive proclamation by Governor John Bel Edwards, our remaining productions at the Jefferson Performing…

Business Update: Rivertown Theaters

NEW ORLEANS – All performances at Rivertown Theaters are cancelled until further notice and will be re-scheduled for later dates for the shows ”Peter & The Starcatcher,”  Ricky Graham’s “The Golden Girls,”  and Disney’s Moana, Jr. as well as The…

New Orleans Art Museums Jointly Announce Closure

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) have decided to temporarily close our doors starting Monday, March 16, to aid in the prevention…

The Saenger Issues Statement On Upcoming Performances

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Under the direction of Governor John Bel Edwards, large public gatherings in Louisiana with more than 250 people will be banned, effective immediately until Monday, April 13. We are therefore suspending all performances at the…

Tickets On Sale For The Premiere of Broadway's Anastasia

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Individual tickets for the tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA are on sale.  Named “one of the most gorgeous shows in years,” ANASTASIA will be coming to the Saenger Theatre from April 14-19.…

Oh, What A Night

It's not late December, or 1963, but this weekend is sure to have you say, "Oh, what a night," as Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons make their way to The Saenger Theatre, March 6-8, in "Jersey Boys" as part…

LDEI Culinary Book Club On March 21

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) - New Orleans Chapter continues its bi-monthly culinary book club, available free of charge to foodies who are interested in discussing food-related fiction and nonfiction. The next three meetings will…

Rivertown Theaters Announces Upcoming 9th Season of Shows

KENNER, La (press release) – Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts’ Artistic Directors, Kelly Fouchi and Gary Rucker promise a very entertaining schedule of productions for the 2020-2021 season, artfully produced and directed at the multi award winning theater in…