New Orleans To Do: Ogden After Hours, goINVADE Field Trip, Play/Write Showcase

The Speakerbox Experiment

ENJOY ART & MUSIC AT OGDEN MUSEUM

May 7 – 28/6pm, Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Ogden After Hours returns with their May lineup, perfect for an after-work visit. Every Thursday, Ogden presents Southern musical acts paired with a music history lesson. This month’s performance schedule brings you The SpeakerBox Experiment, Andre Bohren, Susan Cowsill, and Mississippi Rail Company.

 

goINVADE Field Trip 

TAKE A GOINVADE FIELD TRIP TO BOLDEN BAR

May 8/5pm, New Orleans Jazz Market

You’ll be running out of work for this Happy Hour. Introducing goINVADE’s first local meet-up at the newly opened Bolden Bar at the New Orleans Jazz Market. Sip on The Invader while exploring a pop-up from our new store, The Shop Upstairs, featuring goINVADE, The Stacks, and Goods that Matter with a special selection from Shop Charlé.

 

Wetlands Art Tour

EXPLORE LOUISIANA’S COAST DURING THE WETLANDS ART TOUR

May 9/9am, Various Locations in Orleans and St. Bernard Parish

Engaging the community in the issues surrounding coastal land loss and wetlands restoration, Creative Alliance of New Orleans is bringing together over 100 artists, performers, scientists, and activists for the 2nd Annual Wetlands Art Tour. CANO uses art to to inspire meaningful discourse around critical issues.

 

Detangled

BE PART OF A LIVING SALON

Opening May 9/6pm, Runs through June 7, UNO St. Claude Gallery

Become part of (De)tangled, a multi-platform exhibition exploring historic and contemporary attitudes around beauty, attractiveness, and acceptability as they relate to hair and the politics of race, gender, and sexuality. On opening night, you become the work of art: a live cartoonist documents your hairdo after which you get to name your mane.

 

Playwrite

CELEBRATE YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS

May 11/ 7pm, Dillard University’s Cook Theatre

Enjoy original scripts written by young playwrights throughout the city. Ten students’ plays plus five theatre companies equals endless amounts of comedy and drama.

 

Pecha Kucha

LISTEN TO GREAT CONVERSATION

May 13/7pm, The Courtyard Brewery

PechaKucha returns with Volume 17 of its speaker series. Listen as New Orleans creatives present 20 slides each around the theme of “Lost & Found.”

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