An Evening of Prospect.4 and Poetry

December 6, 2017

Join the CAC for a wine-and-cheese reception and special after-hours viewing of Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, followed by a one-night-only poetry reading by Russ M. Herman from his new book of poetry, “The Topography of Life, Love and Travel.”

Russ Herman, who is nationally recognized... Read more →

Urban Bush Women: Hair & Other Stories

January 24, 2018 to January 28, 2018

Founded in 1984 by choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Urban Bush Women (UBW) seeks to bring the untold and under-told histories and stories of disenfranchised people to light through dance from a woman-centered perspective and as members of the African Diaspora community. Their goal is to create a more equitable... Read more →

Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah: Stretch Music

February 21, 2018 to February 23, 2018

Christian Scott, also known as Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (born March 31, 1983, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a two-time Edison Award winning (2010 and 2012) and Grammy Award nominated trumpeter, composer, producer and music executive. Christian’s Grammy nominated international recording debut, Rewind That was called “arguably the most remarkable... Read more →

Past Shows

Second Thursdays @ the CAC

November 9, 2017

Join us on the Second Thursday of each month for an evening of programs designed to enhance your appreciation of contemporary art and artists.

November 9, 2017, 6–10pm

Happy Hour 6–8 PM

Music: DJ Chinua

Food Truck: Afrodisiac Nola

Young Professionals Happy Hour – 6-7pm, Cafe

Meet members from CAC’s Audience ... Read more

Moving Through, KM Dance Project

August 19, 2017 to August 20, 2017

KM Dance Project (KMDP) presents An Evening of Dance

Featuring the works of emerging New Orleans choreographers – Catherine Caldwell, Jeremy Guyton, Kehinde Ishangi, Kesha McKey and apprentice choreographer Ceylon Seiber.

These bodies of work encompass revealing the inner wounding and struggle to find humanity after war, the emotional connection/disparity ... Read more

Second Thursday – August 10

Thursday, August 10, 2017
August 10, 2017

Second Thursdays @ the CAC – Free & Open to all

6:00–9:00pm, Happy Hour 6:00-8:00pm

Join us every Second Thursday of the month for a free and open to all evening full of entertainment: artist talks, performances, live music, bar, food trucks and more! 


Talk – 7:30pm, Freeport Theatre
Join Laurie ... Read more

Southern Voices 9: Dance Out Loud

A Presentation of D’PROJECT
June 23, 2017 to June 25, 2017

D’PROJECT once again showcases the Best of Dance with Southern Voices: Dance Out Loud. This 9th Annual Dance Festival, brings to the stage 10 companies, featuring over 50 performing artists. 

Learn more about the choreographers, their inspiration and work through unique video interviews that precede each performance. For one weekend only, Southern Voices ... Read more

Foreign to Myself

Goat in the Road Productions
May 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017

“A fearless experimental theatre company.” —Culturebot

Foreign to Myself is the latest work from the critically-acclaimed New Orleans theater company, Goat in the Road Productions. Following research into the history and science of trauma, the company has created this richly-tapestried performance that explores the many ways veterans remember how to navigate the world, and the inherent difficulties of recovery. In ... Read more

An Evening with Shalita Grant

May 12, 2017

A live musical performance by the Juilliard-trained and Tony Award-nominated theater and television actress

This one-of-a-kind evening will benefit the CAC’s Performing Arts Season.
7pm         Hors d’oeuvres provided by Marcello's and cocktails
8pm         Performance by Shalita Grant