Downtown in January
1.01.2012

There is always something exciting happening in downtown New Orleans. From world famous dining, music and nightlife to exciting sporting events, one-of-a-kind cultural exhibits and art galleries; check out what's happening downtown in January.

Art & Exhibits

Toddler Time
Tues/Thurs 10:30 am
LA Children’s Museum

Story Time
Mon-Sat, 11:00am
LA Children’s Museum

Denyce Celentano
1/1/2012 – 1/29/2012
Cole Pratt Gallery

Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Art Contest and Exhibition
1/5/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

Knit In at the Museum
1/7/2012, Sat
National WWII Museum

Gallery Walk – Through and Tour with Ersy
1/7/2012, Sat
Ogden Museum

Play Day
1/7/2012, Sat
LA Children’s Museum

Kids Camp: Rock Candy Lab
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Jazzmen Rice Demo
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Food & Beverage Museum

Panel: New Orleans Masters
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Aspects of a New Kind of Realism – Group Exhibition
1/7/2012 – 2/18/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Luis Cruz Azaceta
1/7/2012 – 2/18/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

Thomas Mann: Mann’s Mind
1/7/2012 – 2/25/2012
LeMieux Galleries

Olivia Hill: American Ghost
1/7/2012 – 2/25/2012
LeMieux Galleries

Historic House Workshop: “Five Ways to Buy a House”
1/10/2012, Tues
Preservation Resource Center

Advanced Renovation Workshop Series
1/11/2012, Wed
Preservation Resource Center

Looking to Learn: Ursuline Academy
1/12/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

Visiting Artists Exhibit
1/12/2012 – 2/24/2012
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1/14/2012, Thurs
LA Children’s Museum

Target Fee Sunday
1/15/2012, Sun
LA Children’s Museum

Book Club @ the O: “The Awakenings"
1/17/2012, Tues
Ogden Museum

Film Screening: “Forgotten Soldiers” Documentary
1/18/2012, Wed
National WWII Museum

Lunchbox Lecture: The Looting and Destruction of Art in Italy”
1/18/2012, Wed
National WWII Museum

The Creative World of Enrique Alferez
1/19/2012 – 4/2/2012
Ogden Museum

The Past Still Present: Photographs of David Halliday
1/19/2012 – 4/8/2012
Ogden Museum

Jimmy Descant: The Shape of Louisiana Commenting on the Shape of Louisiana
1/19/2012 – 4/8/2012
Ogden Museum

Living History Corps
1/21/2012, Sat
National WWII Museum

Southern Art, Southern Stories (For Children)
1/21/2012, Sat
Ogden Museum

Fetch! Financial Literacy Day
1/21/2012, Sat
LA Children’s Museum

Open Studio
1/21/2012, Sat
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Film Screening: “Wake Island”
1/24/2012, Tues
National WWII Museum

Spring Production: Drama (Blackbox)
1/25/2012 – 1/28/2012
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Keysook Geum – Moving in Colors
Thru 1/26/2012
Gallery Bienvenu

Painting After Hours
1/26/2012 – 3/8/2012
Ogden Museum

Play Day
1/28/2012, Sat
LA Children’s Museum

Audition Workshop
1/28/2012, Sat
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

Prospect.2 Biennial
Thru 1/29/2012
City of New Orleans

Mac Ball
1/29/2012 – 2/26/2012
Cole Pratt Gallery

Chocolate Sunday
1/30/2012, Sun
Harrah’s Theater

Music and Performances

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band Featuring special guests
Every night in January
Preservation Hall

The Sunday Gospel Brunch
Every Sunday in January  
House of Blues

Ring in the Holidays with The Victory Belles
1/1/2012, Sun
Stage Door Canteen

Marilyn/God will Marilyn Monroe get into Heaven?
1/4/2012, Wed
Southern Repertory Theater

Ring in the Holidays with The Victory Belles
1/4/2012, Wed
Stage Door Canteen

Gemma & Jack
1/4/2012 – 1/6/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Ogden After Hours – Leroy Jones
1/5/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

Kathy Griffin
1/5/2012, Thurs
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Panel: Mash Up?
1/5/2012, Thurs
Southern Repertory Theater

“The Rat Pack Now” Tribute Show
1/6/2012 - 1/9/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Live and Let Die, The Music of Paul McCartney
1/6/2012, Fri
Mahalia Jackson Theater

You for Me for You
1/6/2012, Fri 
Southern Repertory Theater

YO NOLA Students present: Works in Progress
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Takarazuka
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Merit
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Heal Me Television
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Alterna-Ending Play Slam
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Toga Party
1/7/2012, Sat
Southern Repertory Theater

Championship Weekend Showdown ft. Honey Island Swamp Band & Dash Tip Rock
1/7/2012, Sat
House of Blues

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
1/11/2012, Wed
Stage Door Canteen

Ogden After Hours – Roman Street
1/12/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

Jazzed in January: New Yorkers and New Orleanians Working for Preservation
1/12/2012, Thurs
Preservation Resource Center

Willie Nelson plus Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real           
1/12/2012, Thurs
House of Blues

Styx
1/13/2012, Fri
House of Blues

The Victory Big Band presents “Sentimental Journey”
1/13/2012 – 1/15/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Spring Awakenings
1/13/2012 – 1/29/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

All Mozart
1/14/2012, Sat
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Marc Broussard 30th Birthday Bash featuring Joe Stark & Baby Bee plus Ted & the Turkeys
1/14/2012, Sat
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Debauche with Los Skarnales
1/14/2012, Sat
One Eyed Jacks

Scarface
1/15/2012, Sun
House of Blues

Cass McCombs with Frank Fairfield
1/16/2012, Mon
One Eyed Jacks

B.B. King
1/17/2012, Tues
Mahalia Jackson Theater

One Eyed Jacks and SimplePlay present STRFKR with Painted Palms plus Alexico
1/17/2012, Tues
One Eyed Jacks

The Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
1/18/2012, Wed
Stage Door Canteen

Debauchery
1/18/2012, Wed
Southern Repertory Theater

Ogden After Hours – Louisiana Hellbenders
1/19/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

Rise Against plus The Lollies
1/19/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

Aquarium Drunkard presents Alabama Shakes with Hurry for the Riff Raff and Tumbleweeds
1/19/2012, Thurs
One Eyed Jacks

“The Rat Pack Now” Tribute Show
1/20/2012 – 1/22/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Shen Wei Dance Arts
1/21/2012, Sat
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Bustout Burlesque
1/21/2012, Sat
House of Blues

WTUL presents Rotary Downs with R. Scully’s Rough 7
1/21/2012, Sat
One Eyed Jacks

Led Zeppelin 2 – The Live Experience
1/22/2012, Sun
House of Blues

Louisiana Cuisine
1/23/2012, Mon
Southern Repertory Theater

6X6
1/25/2012, Wed
Southern Repertory Theater

SimplePlay & Skully’z Recordz presents The Features with Coyotes and Girl in a Coma
1/25/2012, Wed
One Eyed Jacks

Jeff Dunham
1/26/2012, Thurs
New Orleans Arena

Ogden After Hours – Dave Jordan and Friends
1/26/2012, Thurs
Ogden Museum

The Kills plus JEFF the Brotherhood plus Hunters
1/26/2012, Thurs
House of Blues

The Wintertime Showcase featuring L.O.U and Jas
1/27/2012, Fri
House of Blues

WTUL presents Twin Sister with Ava Luna
1/27/2012, Fri
House of Blues

“Salute to Satchmo”
1/27/2012 – 1/29/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Prokofiev Symphony No. 8
1/28/2012, Sat
Mahalia Jackson Theater

NOJO Presents: A Hometown Concert Ft. Irvan Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
1/28/2012, Sat
House of Blues

Brooklyn Vega and Hails & Horns present Slow Southern Steel (movie) and the Hail!Hornet with Zoraster
1/28/2012, Sat
One Eyed Jacks

House of Blues Anniversary Bash featuring Keb’Mo’ Band plus special guest Anders Osbourne
1/29/2012, Sun
House of Blues

Blue Man Group
1/31/2012, Tues
Mahalia Jackson Theater

Mat Kearney
1/31/2012, Tues
House of Blues

Markets

Crescent City Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am-12pm
Magazine St and Girod St

ArtWorks Market Place
Saturdays, 11am-5pm
Louisiana ArtWorks

Sports

Saints vs. Carolina Panthers
1/1/2012, Sun
Superdome

Allstate Sugar Bowl (Michigan vs. Virginia Tech)
1/3/2012, Tues
Superdome

Hornets vs. Philadelphia 76ers
1/4/2012, Wed
New Orleans Arena

First Thursdays Wargames
1/5/2012, Thurs
National WWII Museum

Hornets vs. Denver Nuggets
1/6/2012, Fri
Superdome

Saints vs. Detriot Lions 
1/7/2012, Sat
Superdome

Allstate BCS National Championship (LSU vs. Alabama)
1/9/2012, Mon
Superdome

Hornets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder
1/11/2012, Wed
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
1/13/2012, Fri
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Portland Trailblazers
1/16/2012, Mon
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies
1/18/2012, Wed
New Orleans Arena

The Harlem Globetrotters
1/20/2012, Fri
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Dallas Mavericks
1/21/2012, Sat
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. San Antonio Spurs
1/23/2012, Mon
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Orlando Magic
1/27/2012, Fri
New Orleans Arena

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam
1/28/2012, Sat
Superdome

Hornets vs. Atlanta Hawks
1/29/2012, Sun
New Orleans Arena  



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