Upcoming

KM Dance Project

presents choreographers Kesha McKey, Jarrell Hamilton, and Catherine Caldwell September 12, 2015 to September 13, 2015

KM Dance Project presents evening of dance featuring the works of three emerging New Orleans choreographers—Kesha McKey, Jarrell Hamilton, and Catherine Caldwell. 

Saturday, September 12 at 8pm

Sunday, September 13 at 5pm

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HOME GROWN: Journeys of Euphoria

September 19, 2015

Whole Heart Productions presents HOME GROWN: Journeys of Euphoria, with support from the Contemporary Arts Center's Performance Support Program.

HOME GROWN: Journeys of Euphoria is a dance production highlighting the persistence and dedication of New Orleans native performing artists.  It’s a celebration of the people and culture that define a city. A true artist loves to master their craft and pursue their dreams, and for New Orleans natives, whether they choose to stay or relocate, the culture of their hometown will remain a part of all they do.

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FIELDWORK

featuring Vijay Iyer, Steve Lehman, and Tyshawn Sorey September 23, 2015

If the Downbeat Magazine critics poll is to be trusted, then Fieldwork should be the hottest band in the world right now.

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ETHEL's Documerica

October 2, 2015

ETHEL’s Documerica is a multimedia interweaving of music and life that uses Documerica—the landmark visual and musical snapshot of America in the tumultuous 1970’s that was commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency—as inspiration.

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How to Build a Forest

October 23, 2015 to October 29, 2015

How to Build a Forest is a polysynthetic, interdisciplinary hybrid of a project. Part visual art installation and part theater performance, this durational event unfolds over eight hours.

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Tennessee Williams’ The Mutilated

November 19, 2015 to November 21, 2015

Written in 1966 and labeled as part of a double-bill of one-act plays entitled Slapstick Tragedy, this later play by Tennessee Williams takes place in the New Orleans French Quarter on Christmas Eve 1948.

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The Grey Automobile Live Score by Troker

December 11, 2015

The Grey Automobile Live Score by Troker

The Grey Automobile is considered one of the most important cinematic works in silent film history. First seen in 1919, it tells the tale of police and outlaws in a tumultuous action film. With a musical score by one of Guadalajara’s most eclectic and adventurous groups, Troker—a jazz, rock, and world music band from Jalisco, Mexico—The Grey Automobile arrives in New Orleans for the first time with this extraordinary live soundtrack performance.
 
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Troker In Concert

December 12, 2015
Arturo “Tiburón” Santillanes, Saxophone; Gilberto Cervantes, Trumpet; Christian Jiménez, Piano; Samo González, Bass and Contrabass; Frankie Mares, Drums; Humberto “DJ Zero” López, Turntables
 
Troker shifts gears for a live set of original music in a performance that merges avant-garde jazz, prog rock, and hip hop, with elements of cumbia, mariachi, and funk.
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Soundtrack '63

January 16, 2016 to January 18, 2016

Soundtrack ‘63 is a multi-media, live music performance that takes the audience back in time with a cultural and artistic retrospective of the Civil Rights Movement from 1963 to the Black Lives Matter Movement.

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Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

March 11, 2016

“Southern Comfort is as likely to be savored by Americana acolytes as by Carter’s existing jazz audience, but she’s unafraid to play fast and loose with any notion of what exactly Americana is."                                                                                                                                                                     —JazzTimes

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Past Events

AN ILIAD

September 27, 2014 to September 28, 2014