Sep 12, 2015

Saints Kickoff Run

7:30 am. Champions Square, Lasalle St., saints5k.com

Sep 11, 2015

Scales and Ales

8 pm. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, 1 Canal St., 504.861.5107, auduboninstitute.org

Sep 17-20, 2015

New Orleans Burlesque Festival

Various times. Harrah's Casino, 8 Canal St.; House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., neworleansburlesquefest.com

Aug 17-31, 2015

Paint Nite at Artegon Marketplace

On Monday, August 17 and 31, enjoy a crisp glass of wine and learn how to paint along with your friends and an instructor.

Visit Paint Nite’s website at http://bit.ly/1DdyC8w to purchase tickets. Enter the coupon code “Artegon20” at checkout and save $20 off your ticket price. Only 50 seats available per night.

Aug 09 - Oct 11, 2015

Color Therapy Yoga

Occuring every second from August through October from 11am-noon, Yogart Color Therapy Yoga invites you to stretch, relax and awaken your visual senses. Each donation-based class is held in the community room and led by various Orlando-area certified yoga instructors.

Aug 24, 2015

Hurricane Katrina Fundraising Dinner at La Petite Grocery

"Top Chef" contender Justin Devillier of La Petite Grocery and guest chef Justin Girouard of the Lafayette-based French Press join culinary forces to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the city's resilience. A fundraiser for the St. Bernard Project, which has helped rebuild homes for more than 600 families since the 2005 storm, the event kicks off with a an opening reception at 6 pm, followed by a four-course dinner.

Sep 22, 2015

Fanfaraï

Local music presenter World Music/CRASHarts brings this 11-member Franco-Algerian brass band to Somerville for its Boston debut. Horns and percussion, North African raï, Balkan beats, Afro-Cuban swing, and jazz all come together at this concert that boasts and intimate, party-night vibe. 8 pm. $25. Johnny D's, 17 Holland St., Somerville, Mass., 617.876.4275, www.worldmusic.org

Sep 17-19, 2015

OperaHub presents La Hija de Rappaccini

With a fun, innovative and daringly nontraditional approach to opera, OperaHub’s resident company creates and develops its own contemporary works. This fall, catch a new production of Daniel Catán's 1991 mad-scientist opera about Béatriz and her overly over-protective father. 8 pm. Free, but reserved tickets are required. Plaza Theater at Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St., Boston, Mass., www.operahub.org

Sep 29 - Oct 11, 2015

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

Presented by Broadway in Boston, this favorite fairy tale comes to life on stage, featuring classic elements and others that surprise, like, that she's a realist. Based on the 1957 television special with music and lyrics by Rodgers and Hammerstein, this production debuted on Broadway in 2013 with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane. Boston Opera House, 539 Wasington St., Boston, Mass., 800.982.2787

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