Our top picks for this month’s events
Vaude d’Gras – Baroquen Circus: A Mardi Gras Spectacular
For the 6th year, Vaude d’Gras celebrates Carnival with a Baccanalian display by a troupe of acrobatic, theatrical and dazzling artists set to a live score based on Mozart and Beethovan classics. A true feast for the eyes, the Baroquen Circus features international performance artist LadyBEAST among others for a unique and decadent Mardi Gras celebration. Costumes are encouraged. Performances, February 21, 23, 24 at the Marigny Opera House. Information, LadyBeastProductions.com.
Jay and Silent Bob with Kevin Smith
Writer-director Kevin Smith of the movie “Clerks” fame brings his new, shot-in-NOLA film “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” to the Joy Theater on February 26. Smith and his co-star Jason Mewes will participate in a Q&A with the audience after the screening. Information, TheJoyTheater.com.
Celine Dion: Courage World Tour
Pop superstar Celine Dion has embarked on her first U.S. tour in over 10 years. She will be stopping at the Smoothie King Center on February 7 for what’s sure to be a memorable night of music. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Zulu Lundi Gras Festival
The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club continues its annual tradition of hosting a free, fun-filled day on Woldenberg Park on the Mississippi River to celebrate Lundi Gras. There will be food, music, arts, crafts, and more on February 24. Information, LundiGrasFestival.com.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1
Louis C.K., Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Jan. 31-Feb. 1
The Trey Anastasio Band, Civic Theater. Information, CivicNOLA.com.
Jan. 17-Feb. 2
Something Rotten, Le Petit Theater. Information, LePetitTheatre.com.
Jan. 17-Feb. 9
Viagara Falls, Westwego Performing Arts Theater. Information, jpas.org.
Jan. 22-Feb. 2
Mother Courage and Her Children, Southern Rep. Information, SouthernRep.com.
Jan. 31-Feb. 9:
The Mousetrap, Jefferson Performing Arts Center. Information, jpas.org.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Tim and Eric: 2020 Mandatory Attendance World Tour, The Joy Theater. Information, TheJoyTheater.com.
Highly Suspect, The Civic Theatre. Information, CivicNOLA.com.
Ladies Night Out, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Hayley Kiyoko: I’m Too Sensitive For This X, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Robert Earl Keen, House of Blues. Information, HouseOfBlues.com.
Krewe du Vieux, French Quarter. Information, KreweDuVieux.org.
Tyler Perry’s Madea Farewell Play Tour, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Feb. 8-Mar. 1
Fat Tuesday Salon: A Group Photography Exhibit, Staple Goods Gallery, StapleGoods.org.
Humana Rock ’n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon, Poydras St. Information, RunRockNRoll.com.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
And the Ball And All, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Information, RivertownTheaters.com.
Family Gras, Clearview Mall. Information, VisitJeffersonParish.com.
Dermot Kennedy: Without Fear Tour, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Alan Jackson, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Amour Et Mardi Gras with Keith Sweat and Friends, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
311, The Fillmore, Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Silversun Pickups, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra: Nature’s Awakening with Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Bon Iver & TU Dance: Come Through, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.