Europa My Mirror, Reading and Book signing with Quintron and Miss Pussycat

March 29, 2018

Join us for a reading and book signing of Europa My Mirror with author Quintron and illustrator Miss Pussycat. 

Europa My Mirror is the first book from New Orleans organist and inventor Quintron: a multi-layered tome that pays tribute to the perilous world of devoted musical road-dawgs. The setting is Europe, but the book is just as much about the myriad illusions of American identity. Renowned puppeteer Panacea Theriac aka Miss Pussycat has contributed drawings throughout. Foreword by novelist and psychoanalyst Timothy Lachin. Published by Goner Records.

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The Arts and City Resilience in New Orleans

April 4, 2018

With growing international interest in city resilience, we invite you to join us for a conversation on the ways in which the arts contribute to the resilience of New Orleans. How do artists in the city engage, implicitly or explicitly, in ideas and practices of resilience? What can the arts reveal about resilience in this city? Indeed, what do the arts reveal about the city and its cultures more broadly?

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SOUTHERN SONIC: A Sound Art and Experimental Music Festival

May 10, 2018 to May 13, 2018

Southern Sonic is a new festival at the CAC for audiences who seek new aural experiences. This weekend-long event will present local and regional artists working at the outer boundaries of experimental music, sound art, and sound-based visual art. With a host of world premiers and new collaborations, the festival will feature work that runs the gambit of the genre- from experimental hip hop to avant chamber music; from utopian installation environments to sonified architecture, and from remixes of vintage cinema to airborne music made by drones.

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Past Programs