Friday, September 11, 2020
Join us live on Zoom for Delfeayo & Friends, the CAC’s live bi-weekly happy hour with trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis, featuring musical friends from around the world. In our next episode, Delfeayo will welcome special guest Tarriona “Tank” Ball , leader of New Orleans-based, GRAMMY-nominated band Tank and the Bangas ! From allmusic.com: Tank and the Bangas are a New Orleans-based R...Read more
Friday, August 14, 2020
Join us live on Zoom for Delfeayo & Friends, the CAC’s bi-weekly happy hour with trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis, featuring conversation and music with friends around the world. On Friday, August 14, Delfeayo will be joined by Ron Carter , one of the most prolific and influential bassists in jazz history! A member of the legendary Miles Davis Quintet from 1963-1968, Carter has...Read more
Friday, May 8, 2020
The CAC is excited to present Inter[SECTOR] , online conversations bringing together artists, activists, and policy-makers to discuss critical issues facing society today. Inter[SECTOR] begins with Decarceration and the Arts , a four-part series with San Francisco-based artist Jo Kreiter, Artist Director of Flyaway Productions and creator of the "The Wait Room", a spectacular aerial work that...Read more
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 to Friday, April 17, 2020
March 20, 2020 Update: In an effort to reduce the impact and spread of COVID-19, the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans announced today the cancellation of its Spring 2020 performing arts season including Aurora Nealand and Goat in the Road’s KindHumanKind. In consultation with its Board of Directors, key stakeholders, and artists, the safety and health of the CAC’s guests, staff, artists,...Read more
CAC ArtOrbit is your online universe for all things CAC, contemporary art, and community! As New Orleans gradually re-opens in the wake of COVID-19, we invite you to explore our online galleries and uplifting art resources from our community and around the world. You will also find a list of vital resources for artists who art struggling during this incredibly difficult time. Subscribe to the CAC...Read more
CAC Cancels Spring Performing Arts Season, Turns Focus Towards Supporting Local Artists & Cultural Sector - March 20, 2020 In an effort to reduce the impact and spread of COVID-19, the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans announced today the cancellation of its Spring 2020 performing arts season including Aurora Nealand and Goat in the Road’s KindHumanKind (April 8, 9, 10, 11, 15 & 17);...Read more
In Part one of Behind The Curtain: Desinging KindHumanKind , CAC Technical Director Jo Nazro sits down with KindHumanKind set designer Jebney Lewis about his vital role in the creation of the piece and the inter-weavings of various designs as the artists worked to create the visual magic behind KindHumanKind . Jebney served as Technical Director at the CAC from 2013-2016 and is both a multi-...Read more
In Part II of Behind The Curtain: Designing KindHumanKind , CAC Technical Director Jo Nazro chats with Kourtney Keller, Projection Designer on KindHumanKind . Kourtney is a mother, daughter, comrade, artist, teacher, karaoke singer, wife and human (most of the time). Over the years her sketchbooks have turned into hard drives and her paintings have become MP4’s. She builds things out of Legos and...Read more