NEW ORLEANS (press release) –
Friday, July 12, 5 – 9 p.m.:
Friday Nights at NOMA takes on a Gallic theme with French Fête
, featuring music by Susanne Ortner’s Ambiance Française, a cooking demonstration by Café NOMA’s culinary curator Chris Montero, a movie, puppet show, and tours of the French collection, along with other programming for visitors of all ages.
Saturday, July 13, 2 p.m.:
As part of an ongoing Artist’s Choice Film Series
in conjunction with Bodies of Knowledge
, artist Garrett Bradley will introduceSidewalk Stories
, a largely silent movie from 1989 that tells the story of a young African American man raising an orphaned girl after her father is murdered. The film is a modern adaptation of Charlie Chaplin’s The Little Tramp
Friday, July 19, 5 – 9 p.m.:
Iraqi artist Wafaa Bilal will deliver a lecture during Friday Nights at NOMA
about his interactive installation 168:01
, on view inBodies of Knowledge
, which invites visitors to stock an austere white bookshelf of blank books with published works that will replenish a destroyed university library in Baghdad.