Congratulations to Amanda Brinkman and Cameron Shaw, the duo behind Pelican Bomb and The Drop, for winning the Downtown Development District’s arts-based business pitch contest. They will receive $5,000 to advance their project to use vacant downtown commercial spaces for temporary art exhibits, plus a package of donated professional services worth $20,000.
Mystikal performing in a Defend New Orleans shirt at a Seattle show (photo submitted by Leon’ Carter).
If you know a creative girl between the ages of 8 and 14, let them know about our awesome FREE Sunday workshop.
Dinah DiNova and the New Orleans Community Print Shop are offering an introductory workshop on Wet Plate Collodion Photography Saturday March 23rd from 9:30 am - 1 pm Sunday March 24th from 10:30 am - 5 pm. This two-day workshop will provide instruction and hands on experience with the history, chemistry and creation of Tintypes and black glass Ambrotypes. Each participant will shoot, develop, process, and walk away their own photographs as well as an introductory knowledge of this exquisite art form.
Price for 2 day workshop (all materials included) $200.00. Discounted price for printshop volunteers ($150) and key-members ($100)
Sophie T. Lvoff’s exhibition Hell’s Bells / Sulfur / Honey opens on Wednesday, March 6 at Tulane’s Carroll Gallery in the Woldenberg Art Center of the Uptown Campus.
Sophie T. Lvoff and Jonathan Traviesa will be giving individual artist lectures on Thursday, March 14 at 6pm with a small reception to follow and Closing reception for the exhibition with light food and drinks will be on Friday, March 15 5:30-7:30pm.
The Mystery in Old Bathbath will show at The Prytania Theatre in New Orleans! Quintron will serenade movie goers on the electric organ before the screening so get there early. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with Miss Pussycat.
5339 Prytania Street
Friday March 1st @ 10PM
Big Class is a New Orleans community-based program working with students after school in the literary arts. Their Spring Programs Open Houses begins on February 24 from 12-3 and February 28 from 5:30-8:30 at 3718 Saint Claude Avenue.
For more info, email— email@example.com
Experiencing the post-Mardi Gras blues? Well, Tulane University’s Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) preserves possibly the largest collection of New Orleans Carnival paper and ephemera, such as invitations, dance cards, call out cards, printed float plates and bulletins, and original float and costume designs.
above: Float design from Krewe of Proteus 1903 parade. Theme: Cleopatra.