May 28 – 31/5pm, Ibis Conservation Room
A four-day celebration of the creative praxis of artists, writers, and cultural workers of color in New Orleans. Works will engage you around issues of Afrofuturism, Black Science Fiction, and the Black radical and speculative imagination.
May 28/6pm, Eiffel Society
For Show NOLA returns with a part 2 and a great line-up of local artists. Make sure you bring extra cash because there will be some incredible art for sale. Snack on treats from We’ve Got Soul while watching live painting demonstrations.
May 28/6pm, Bellocq
Surround yourself with local creatives at the May’s Made in Mind Social. Death to Stock Photo is making a stop on their road trip to join in the fun. Make sure to RSVP!
May 28/7pm, The Building at 1427 O.C. Haley
Imagine a Hawaiian vacation without setting foot in Hawaii. Big Class, a youth writing non-profit is bringing a fun-filled luau to the streets of New Orleans to help raise funds for a new youth writing center. Costumes are highly encouraged!
May 30 – May 31/12pm, Woldenburg Park
Dine on oyster creations from over 20 of the best New Orleans restaurants all while movin’ and shakin’ to live local music.
May 30 – June 30/Various Locations
For the month of June challenge yourself to eat only food grown, caught, or raised within 200 miles of New Orleans. Let’s raise awareness for all of the benefits of locally sourced foods. Kick off the month of eating local on Saturday, May 30th at Zeitgeist starting at 6pm.
May 30/7pm, TBA
Celebrate the release of Cashew Co.’s newest edition featuring New Orleans heavy hitters in art, music, and culture. Check back on Cashew Co. for the location.
June 3 – June 21/8pm (3pm on Sundays) Ashe Powerhouse Theater
Join Ben, Mary, Shannon and Kenny on a hilarious journey at a quintessential American barbeque. Be sure to arrive early for the Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Susan Smith Blackburn Award-nominated DETROIT.
June 3/9pm, Gravier Street Social
Couches returns to Gravier Street Social for a relaxing Wednesday evening. This month featuring laid back vibes from RQ Away and an all instrumental set from Harbinger Project with special guest Baron Amato.
June 4/6:30pm, W French Quarter
Just as the temperature is rising, the W French Quarter invites you to take a dive in their pool while enjoying a throwback movie. Small bites and cocktails will be included. Arrive early for a guaranteed seat in the pool.