Apr 24

Slightly Stoopid

8 pm. Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 504.528.9569, http://www.thejoytheater.com

Apr 24

Steven Forster Exhibit

Angela King Gallery, 241 Royal St., 504.524.8211, http://angelakinggallery.com

Apr 23 - 27

Festival International de Louisiane

Downtown Lafayette in the heart of Cajun country morphs into a global village with more than 100 Francophone acts from around the world performing on numerous stages. Free. https://www.festivalinternational.com

Apr 23

Theresa Andersson

Wednesday at the Square concert series. Lafayette Square (Lafayette Street and St. Charles Avenue), beginning at 5 pm. Free. http://wednesdayatthesquare.com

Apr 23

RuPaul’s Drag Race

9 pm. Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., 504.272.0865, http://www.civicnola.com

Apr 22

Shotgun Jazz Band

10 pm. Spotted Cat, 623 Frenchmen St., http://www.spottedcatmusicclub.com

Apr 20

Easter parades

A trio of egg-cellent parades hops around the French Quarter each Easter. The Historic French Quarter Easter Parade kicks off at 10:30 am from Arnaud’s (813 Bienville St.), followed Chris Owens’ French Quarter Easter Parade at 1 pm (from the corner of Canal and Bourbon streets) and the Gay Easter Parade at 4:30 pm (from Rampart Street across from Armstrong Park).

Apr 19

“Hoppin’ Down the River” cruise

2 pm. Aboard the Creole Queen paddlewheeler. Spanish Plaza, 1 Poydras St., 504.529.4567, http://www.creolequeen.com

Apr 19

Chita Rivera

6:30 and 8:30 pm. Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., 504.522.2081, http://www.lepetittheatre.com

Apr 18

Mike Birbiglia

9 pm. Civic Theatre, 510 O’Keefe Ave., 504.272.0865, http://www.civicnola.com