March Events

“A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s”
You can experience the grandeur of Venice without the eight to 10 hour plane ride with “A Life Of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s” at the New Orleans Museum of Art now through May 21. New Orleans is the only American stop for this exhibit depicting the pageantry, ceremony and extravagance of Venetian life in the 1700s. Three hundred year old carnival masks, costumes and exquisite paintings are just some of the objects on hand. Information,

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
This jukebox musical, playing at the Saenger Theatre March 7-12, tells the story of singer Carole King. It features King’s own songs as well as other popular tunes from the era (mostly the 1950s and ’60s). Acclaimed playwright and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Douglas McGrath wrote the play’s book. Information and ticketing,

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
Start prepping your vocal chords: the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival is back for its 31st year and with it comes the annual “Stella!” shouting contest. Of course, there’s more to the festival than that. This year’s event is March 22-26 and will feature a number of fascinating panels, master classes and discussions. Guests will include actor Bryan Batt (Mad Men), as well as acclaimed authors like Pulitzer Prize-winner Rick Bragg, mystery novelist Bill Loehfelm, retired talk show host Dick Cavett and our very own Errol and Peggy Scott Laborde! Information,



March 1-Apr 9 Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, Historic New Orleans Collection. Information,

March 1-July 16 Waltzing the Muse: The Paintings of James Michalopoulos,

March 1-May 21 “A Life Of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s,”

March 3 The Lumineers, Lakefront Arena. Information,

March 4 Norah Jones, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 7-12 Beautiful – the Carole King Musical, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 14 The Price Is Right Live, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 14 Ryan Adams, Orpheum Theater. Information,

March 15 Steve Nicks with Pretenders, Smoothie King Center. Information,

March 16 Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5, Orpheum Theater. Information,

March 18 Bill Maher, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 18 John Waters: This Filthy World, Joy Theater. Information,

March 18 Stars of American Ballet, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information,

March 21 Chicago Live in Concert, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 22 Brain Candy Live!, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 24 10th Annual Big Easy Blues Festival, Lakefront Arena. Information,

March 25-27 Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour 2017, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 29 Brian Wilson Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary Tour, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 30 The Avett Brothers, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 31 Distant Worlds: Music from FINALFANTASY, Saenger Theater. Information,

March 31 Hogs for the Cause, Lakefront Arena. Information,

March 31 Faust, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information,

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