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Shay Kun

Shay Kun’s Thousand Word Paintings at NOLA’s Martine Chaisson Gallery

In Shay Kun’s painted world the onlooker is forced to see pure, delicate environments invaded by their human counterparts. ...more...

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Raw Talent at NOLA’s Homespace Gallery

In the new exhibit, Raw, at Homespace Gallery, emerging and accomplished artists are one in the same sharing a platform amazing art in its rawest form. Organized by art veterans Luis Cruz Azaceta and Sharon Jacques, it seems every visual sense is put to the test. From sculptures from the less well-known but superbly talented Monica Zeringue, to photo portraits and installations, to imagery by art veteran Peter Saul, the …more…

Skin Horse Theater, Sarah

The NOLA Holiday Theatre Wrap Up.

Tis absolutely the season to have been seeing theatre in New Orleans.

The month of December had many amazing things to offer to people in town for the holidays.
Over at the newest venue in town, Mid City Theatre, run by Mr. Fred Nuccio, they had two holiday shows to offer.  A.J. Allegra had brought back his perennial favorite, The Santaland Diaries.  Allegra had done the show once already at the now, …more…

Vezzoli's Sophia Loren

Art is Woman

Francesco Vezzoli’s sculpture of Sophia Loren is part of the amazing visual art project in New Orleans, Prospect.2.
It’s displayed in the Piazza d’italia, a prime example of postmodern architecture nestled in the Warehouse District, honoring the New Orleans’ Italian community and the cinematic bombshell of the 60′s and 70′s. ...more...

expose

Expose at NOLA’s Contemporary Arts Center

The Contemporary Arts Center project Expose is a must see for any aspiring artist who stomps the ground in The Big Easy. Curated by a group of interns in the Visual Arts Department and overseen by the director of Visual Arts, Expose is a work of art that is the result of many conversations about the limitations and possibilities of curatorial practice. The role of the curator often isn’t seen, …more…

NOLA fringe

The Fringe is Upon Us!

This month, the New Orleans 2011 Fringe Festival will commence.

The NOLA Fringe is in its third year of operation and this year’s festival is offering the city nothing short of awesome greatness.
The festival is housing 70 different performance groups with over 200 shows at a multitude of venues across the city.

The Fringe Festival chooses 24 performances to showcase at 6 different spaces around town. In addition to the …more…