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The Bellydancing Kitties of Constantinople, Book Release/ Muid Eastern Music and Dance concert

Illustrated by Ayako Date Name of Artist/Company: Tamalyn Dallal, Ayako DAte, Amine Boucetta Date: Friday, April 19, 2019 Time: 7:30:00 PM Event Address: The Marigny Opera House l 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans “The Bellydancing Kitties of Constantinople” is a beautiful illustrated book for children, cat lovers and bellydance enthusiasts. Written by Tamalyn Dallal, a New Orleans based author, dancer, and filmmaker, the story follows the life of a cat named Pasha who lives on Constantinople Street in New Orleans. Each page of the book is hand painted by Ayako Date, an artist and dancer who lives in Kyoto, Japan. She will be coming from Japan for this event. Tamalyn Dallal and Ayako Date w

Last Stop: Desire

Name of Event: Last Stop: Desire Name of Artist/Company: Nicole Colbert Dance Date: Friday, March 29, 2019 Time: 8:00:00 PM Additional Dates and Times: Matinee 3/29/19 at 2:00pm Event Address: The George & Joyce Wein Jazz And Heritage Center 1225 N. Rampart St. Detailed description of the event: Nicole Colbert’s evocative dance/theatre adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, returns to the 2019 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. Choreographed, and directed by Colbert, Last Stop: Desire distills Williams’ text to its essence and uses dance, theatre, and music to extend the play’s consideration of class, gender, family, and the individual’s relationship with

Art Klub presents: The Elephants

Artivism Dance Theatre March 29-31, 2019 at 8 PM – 9 PM Art Klub l 1941 Arts Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117 Tickets Artivism Dance Theatre is a New Orleans based collective dedicated to bringing awareness of social issues to a wide range of audiences through dance theatre. Artivism aims to generate discussion amongst its audiences and open a dialogue around these important issues. We prioritize communication of social message over esoteric performance, often using multimedia techniques in our work. We believe that art, and specifically movement, can communicate perspective and experience across gaps in culture, language, and tradition that might otherwise remain un-breachable. Facebook

An Evening of Dance 35th Anniversary Concert

March 22, 2019 l 8 PM March 23, 2019 l 6 PM March 24, 2019 l 2 PM Dixon Hall, Tulane University l 33 Audubon Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118 This Spring marks the 35th anniversary of the Newcomb Dance Company. The company will celebrate with a concert of remounted pieces choreographed by returning guests artists, alumni and faculty spanning decades and generations. Newcomb Dance Company will perform An Evening of Dance at Dixon Hall March 22nd at 8pm, March 23rd at 6pm, and March 24th at 2pm. You can reserve your free ticket at newcombdance.ticketleap.com

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Master Class

Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:30 AM – 12 PM Lyons Recreation Center, 624 Louisiana Ave NOBA is excited to present a very special morning Horton Modern technique master class led by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dancer and New Orleans native Michael Jackson, Jr. (see bio below)! Class size is limited – register now at www.noba-ailey-masterclass.eventbrite.comto reserve your spot. This class will be taught at an intermediate/advanced level, and is open to adults and teens ages 14 and up. New participants to NOBA's programs must complete enrollment paperwork (available onsite) prior to participating. New participants under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present to sign all app

Marigny Opera Ballet presents... Book of Saints

TIMES: March 21, 2019 l 7PM March 22- 23, 2019 l 8PM March 24, 2019 l 7PM WHERE: Marigny Opera House l 725 Saint Ferdinand St, TICKETS: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4058829?fbclid=IwAR2cMmUBGPAvN8xLW3zaM5GMHHLw8vq0FyW-Yez7LQt4dPJE-lFRAUvpd70 Book of Saints returns to the Marigny Opera House after its sensational debut in 2017. Teresa Fellion's two-act ballet is an illumination of the lives of three beloved saints: Teresa of Avila, Sebastian Martyr and Francis of Assisi. The original score for orchestra and chorus by New Orleans-based composer Tucker Fuller merited a Gambit award. Accompanied live by the New Resonance Chamber Orchestra and Krewe de Voix Chamber Choir

Master Class with TYLER Mckenzie of Broadway's Hamilton

Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM The Studio-School of Dance l 3116 N Arnoult, Suite N, Metairie, Louisiana 70002 Simon and Thompson Entertainment and The Studio School of Dance are proud to announce a master class in New Orleans with Broadway National Tour Hamilton cast member, Tyler McKenzie! Students will have an unforgettable and inspiring experience taking their dance and performance skills to new heights. The class will end with a 30 minute Q&A where students are encouraged to ask Tyler about his career as a dancer, auditions, his jump to Broadway, and the excitement of performing every night! Parents are invited to join the classroom for the Q&A. The Studio School of Dance wi

Roughwrks: Polanco Jones Jr, Terreze Williams, and DG Uprising

March 16th 3705 St. Claude FREE! roughwrks is a salon style performance and feedback series for new works and works-in-process. organized by paris cian, in collaboration with Dancing Grounds, roughwrks serves as a creative space for local makers and creators, investigating movement based forms; roughwrks is rooted in harmonizing varied visibility + accessibility for the NOLA dance community. roughwrks will serve as a welcoming space, honoring the values and mission of Dancing Grounds. March roughwrks is part of the "In The Kitchen" series of the Dance For Social Change Festival. Artists will present work centered on the theme of gentrification and displacement. roughwrks march artists:

NOBA Presents... The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Friday, March 22, 8 pm - Program A Saturday, March 23, 8 pm - Program B Mahalia Jackson Theater Artistic Director Robert Battle Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya Returning for the first time in almost a decade, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrates 60 years as one of America’s most distinguished and famous companies bringing the African American experience and dance traditions to the world’s stages. Directed by the charismatic choreographer Robert Battle, these powerhouse “dancers will set the stage on fire” (Chicago Sun-Times) with two different programs of stunning new works and classics, including Ailey’s masterpiece, Revelations, performed on Friday night. “The irr

Art Klub presents: rj(c)- extraordinarily ordinary

Art Klub presents: extraordinarily ordinary reese johanson (collective) brings you: “extraordinarily ordinary” - exquisite day to day humdrum and drama presented as an immersive gallery of dance and physical theatre. March 16, April 20 and May 25, 8pm (doors at 7:30pm) Advance tix $12, $18 at the door NOTAFLOF artklub.eventbrite.com Choreographed by Reese Johanson with Alex Frosch, Sohalia Hussain, Reese Johanson, Mike Mito, Stella Peralta, Richard Siday, Emmalee Sutton, W.P: Victory, Kendra Unique Wells, Josie Ygnatowiz Music and sound design by Clifford McPeek and Patrick Driscoll Lighting Design by Phil Stalcup Artist statement: The exquisite day to day of life, our r

Dance For Social Change 2019: Reclaiming Our Home

Dance for Social Change 2019: March 18-31 Reclaiming Our Home: A Festival Centered on Gentrification and Displacement This year, our students have chosen to examine the impact of gentrification and displacement on our city. Due to the depth, breadth, and complexity of this theme, we will be using the March festival on the Saint Claude corridor as a launching pad for a full year of events, learning opportunities, and conversations, culminating with the DSC Festival in March 2020. As an organization situated in the rapidly gentrifying Bywater, we embrace the opportunity to think critically about our role in this shifting landscape in partnership with our young people. MAJOR FESTIVAL PERFO

BodyArt Dance Presents... Maison

WHO: BodyArt Dance WHEN: March 29-30,2019 TICKETS: $39-$150 Maison is a unique experience for the bold and curious. For two nights, guests are invited to spend an evening roaming a private New Orleans residence, tasting dance inspired dishes and experiencing immersive performance found in the the home’s unique nooks and crannies. "Act One: The Dinner" from 7:00PM - 8:30PM is an exclusive mobile dining experience for a bold few. An intimate group of 12 will enjoy a full dinner of curated dishes inspired by Maison's signature performances. Guests will be pulled into corners and cabinets, bedrooms and balconies to experience a new realm of delights and culinary curiosities. "Act Two: The Pa

Studio 504: Disco for Dance

Upturn Arts Annual Fundraiser! Date: Friday, April 5, 2019 Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Event Address: The New Orleans Jazz Market l 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd Event Website: http://upturnarts.org/studio504/ Ticket Pricing: $40.00 Join Upturn Arts for the 6th Annual Studio 504: Disco for Dance sponsored by Reasonover & Berg & NOLA Family. Friday, April 5, from 5:30-8:30pm at the New Orleans Jazz Market with emcee MC Sweet Tea and DJ Entice! This year’s event will feature a performance from the DISCOvery Camp Young Artists, both a silent and live auction with an Upturn Arts’ student auctioneer, and special guest Thomas Mann. New to the Disco this year is our first annual Dance-A-Thon! A

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