May 02

Audubon Zoo-to-Do

8 pm. Audubon Zoo, 6500 Magazine St., 504.5814629, www.auduboninstitute.org/ztd.

May 01

John Legend

8 pm. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0351; 800.745.3000; www.saengernola.com.

 

May 17

Make It Right Gala

Bruno Mars, Chris Rock and the Kings of Leon are just a few of the big-name acts attached to this big-ticket benefit for Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation at the Sugar Mill. 1021 Convention Center Blvd. For tickets and details, visit makeitright.org.

May 11

Mother's Day at Audubon Zoo

Grammy great Irma Thomas headlines this annual affair at the Audubon Zoo. Moms get in free, naturally. 6500 Magazine St., 504.581.4629, www.auduboninstitute.org.

May 10

Parsons Dance Company

Local music legend Allen Toussaint and the renowned New York-based troupe come together for the world premiere of a joint performance piece commissioned by the New Orleans Ballet Association. Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 N. Rampart St., 504.522.0996; 800.745.3000; www.mahaliajacksontheater.com.

May 09

Sippin' in Seersucker

Show your summer stripes while swilling cool cocktails and racking up hot retail bargains during this annual Ogden Museum fundraiser at the Shops at Canal Place. 6 pm. 333 Canal St., 504.539.9650, http://www.ogdenmuseum.org/events/sippin/index.html.

May 03

The Musical Mojo of Dr. John

The six-time Grammy winner and Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee is celebrated by the likes of Gregg Allman, Jimmie Vaughan, Lucinda Williams, the Blind Boys of Alabama and numerous others. 9 pm. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0351; 800.745.3000; www.saengernola.com.

May 01 - 04

Jazzfest

Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera and Alabama Shakes are just a few of the nationally known acts sharing stages with such local greats as Allen Toussaint, Theresa Andersson and Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews over the final weekend of the 45th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. New Orleans Fair Grounds, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., 800.745.3000, www.nojazzfest.com.

May 13 - 18

"War Horse"

Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0351; 800.745.3000, www.saengernola.com.

Central Park Happenings

By
Lois Levine
on
4/14/14

Now that the days are getting seriously sunny, we all start thinking about our awesome NYC parks to play in. Central Park is lining up some terrific events over the next couple of weeks worth checking out, both indoors and outdoors in the Park.

 

"Zoo Go Blue"...

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