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Join Slave Rebellion Reenactment on Friday, October 25, 6pm - 7:30pm at the Contemporary Arts Center, located at 900 Camp St. New Orleans for a discussion with New York-based visual and performance artist Dread Scott, about his artistic practice and his latest collaborative project Slave Rebellion Reenactment.
Slave Rebellion Reenactment is a large-scale, community-engaged art performance and film project reimagining the largest rebellion of enslaved people in the United States. The performance will take place upriver from New Orleans, November 8 -9, 2019.Read more →
In keeping with the CAC’s commitment to collaborate and support artists in the New Orleans community, join us for a celebration of New Orleans Airlift's 10th anniversary at the CAC!Read more →
An internationally-touring saxophonist, composer, bandleader, producer, and educator, Melissa Aldana connects her work to the legacy of Latina artists who have come before her, creating a pathway for her own expression. In her recently-released album Visions, Aldana draws inspiration from the life and works of female visual artist Frida Kahlo to create a parallel between her own experiences as a female musician in a male-dominated community and Kahlo’s experiences as a female visual artist working to assert herself in a landscape dominated by men.Read more →
In keeping with the CAC’s commitment to collaborate with and support artists in the New Orleans community, New Orleans School of Ballet comes to the CAC this holiday season with its original production of The Nutcracker in New Orleans: everyone's favorite holiday classic but staged with a New Orleans twist! Set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, the localized production includes the Flight of the Pelicans, a Mardi Gras Strut and dancing Who Dats in black and gold shaking pom-poms, and more!Read more →