Downtown in April
4.01.2012

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 April.

Festivals

French Quarter Festival
4/12/2012 – 4/15/2012

Jazz and Heritage Festival
4/27/2012 – 4/29/2012


Art & Exhibits

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

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

O-Mazing Race: The Ultimate New Orleans Scavenger Hunt
Sun, 4/1/2012
Ogden Museum

WWII in the Mediterranean: The Italian and French
4/1/2012 – 4/14/2012
National WWII Museum

Stephen Strickland
4/1/2012 – 4/29/2012
Cole Pratt Gallery

Farm Week Begins
Tues, 4/3/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Lunchbox Lecture – John Marchetti Jr. Presents “The Contribution of Allied RADAR during WWII”
Wed, 4/4/2012
National WWII Museum

Farm Fest
Sat, 4/7/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Joseph Havel
4/7/2012 – 5/19/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

David Bates: Down Highway 23
4/7/2012 – 5/19/2012
Arthur Roger Gallery

The Past Still Present: Photographs by David Halliday
Thru 4/8/2012
Ogden Museum

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

Thirty Years of LSU Printmaking
Thru 4/9/2012
Ogden Museum

Deedra Ludwig – “Primordial and Sacred”
Thru 4/14/2012
LeMieux Galleries

Knit-in at the Museum
Sat, 4/14/2012
National WII Museum

Family Workshop: Yearbooks
Sat, 4/14/2012
National WWII Museum

How to Build a Forest
4/14/2012 – 4/15/2012
Ogden Museum

Target Free Sunday
Sun, 4/15/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Book Club at the O – “Delta Wedding” by Eudora Welty
Tues, 4/17/2012
Ogden Museum

Earth Week Begins
Tues, 4/17/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Lunchbox Lecture – Charles Chamberlain presents “WWII and Jaxx”
Wed, 4/18/2012
National WWII Museum

Opening Reception for Exhibits
Thurs, 4/19/2012
Ogden Museum

Shifting: Photographs by Michel Varisco
4/19/2012 – 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Mark Messersmith: Maximalist and Naturalist
4/19/2012 – 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Alexa Kleinbard: Remedies
4/19/2012 – 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

CC Lockwood: Photographs from the Permanent Collection
4/19/2012 – 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Colleen Mullins: Elysium, Wood Woodroof: Field Work, Nell Campbell: Duck Blinds – Louisiana
4/19/2012 -7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Sally Chandler: The Lost World
4/19/2012 – 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Lee Deigaard, Plastic Gulf, 2012, single channel video
4/19/2012 – 7/23/2012
Ogden Museum

Fetch! Earth Day Celebration
Sat, 4/21/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Southern Art, Southern Stories (For Children)
Sat, 4/21/2012
Ogden Museum

How to Build a Forest
4/21/2012 – 4/22/2012
Ogden Museum

First Time Homebuyer Training
Mon, 4/23/2012
Preservation Resource Center

Pub Quiz
Wed, 4/25/2012
National WWII Museum

Play Day
Sat, 4/28/2012
LA Children’s Museum

Billy Hassel – New Prints
Thru 4/28/2012
LeMieux Gallery

 
Music and Performances

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

The Sunday Gospel Brunch
Every Sunday in April
House of Blues

A Streetcar Named Desire
Sun, 4/1/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

On the Air
Sun, 4/1/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Disney’s The Lion King
4/1/2012 – 4/15/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

City of Hope: NOLA Cares – A Benefit by the Cast of Disney’s Lion King
Mon, 4/2/2012
Joy Theater

Wednesday’s at the Square – Dirty dozen Brass Band plus Gravy
Wed, 4/4/2012
Lafayette Square

Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 4/4/2012
Stage Door Canteen

One the Air
4/4/2012 – 4/5/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Yonder Mountain String Band plus Brown Bird
Thurs, 4/5/2012
House of Blues

Ogden After Hours – Tao Seeger
Thurs, 4/5/2012
Ogden Museum

A Streetcar Named Desire
4/5/2012 – 4/8/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Eddie Griffin LIVE at Harrah’s
Fri, 4/6/2012
Harrah’s

PJ Morton plus Dawn Richard plus Aaron Camper
Fri, 4/6/2012
House of Blues

The Pallbearers with disappointed Parents, Before I hand and Indian Givers
Fri, 4/6/2012
One Eyed Jacks

On the Air
4/6/2012 -4/8/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Who’s Bad- The Ultimate Tribute to Michael Jackson
Sat, 4/7/2012
House of Blues

Jagermiester Music Tour featuring Portugal, The Man with special guest The Lonely Forest
Mon, 4/9/2012
House of Blues

WTUL presents Delta Spirit with Waters plus KG Accidental
Tues, 4/10/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Wednesday’s at the Square – Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk plus Brass-A-Holics “Gogo Brass Funk” Band
Wed, 4/11/2012
Lafayette Square

An Evening with Red Elvises
Wed, 4/11/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 4/11/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Ogden After Hours – Dr. Jee Yeoun Ko
Thurs, 4/12/2012
Ogden Museum

A Streetcar Named Desire
4/12/2012 – 4/15/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Tab Benoit and Royal Southern Brotherhood featuring Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, Mike Zito, Charlie Wooton and Tonrico Scott
Fri, 4/13/2012
House of Blues

One the Air
4/13/2012 – 4/15/2012
Stage Door Canteen

An Evening with Umphrey’s McGee
Sat, 4/14/2012
House of Blues

Lost Bayou Ramblers Record Release Show plus King James and The Special Man
Sat, 4/14/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Fleur de Lindy
Sun, 4/15/2012
One Eyed Jacks

The Ting Tings plus MNDR
Wed, 4/18/2012
House of Blues

Wednesday’s at the Square – Theresa Anderson plus Mia Borders
Wed, 4/18/2012
Lafayette Square

WTUL presents Chairlift with Nite Jewel
Wed, 4/18/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 4/18/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Debauchery
Wed, 4/18/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Ogden After Hours – Johnny Sansone
Thurs, 4/19/2012
Ogden Museum

Curren$y Jet Life Tour 2012: Direct Flight with special guests The Jets, Smoke DZA, Fiend 4 Da Money, Corner Boy P, Trademark, Young Roddy, Styles P
Fri, 4/20/2012
House of Blues

Cage the Elephant
Fri, 4/20/2012
House of Blues

Bustout Burlesque
Sat, 4/21/2012
House of Blues

Complexions Contemporary Ballet: Mixed Program
Sat, 4/21/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

A Streetcar Named Desire
4/12/2012 – 4/15/2012
Southern Repertory Theater

Wednesday’s at the Square - Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam plus Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys
Wed, 4/25/2012
Lafayette Square

Victory Belles “Lullaby of Broadway”
Wed, 4/25/2012
Stage Door Canteen

6X6
Wed, 4/25/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Ogden After Hours – Honey Island Swamp Trio
Thurs, 4/26/2012
Ogden Museum

Robert Randolph & The Family Band
Fri, 4/27/2012
House of Blues

Pagliacci & Carmina Burana
Fri, 4/27/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

One Eyed Jacks and SimplePlay presents Givers
Fri, 4/27/2012
One Eyed Jacks

The Greyboy Allstars (late show)
Fri, 4/27/2012
One Eyed Jacks

On the Air
Fri, 4/27/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Sat, 4/28/2012
House of Blues

Beats Antique plus Laura Low (Late Night Event)
Sat, 4/28/2012
House of Blues

Aquarium Drunkard presents Lee Fields and The Expressions
Sat, 4/28/2012
One Eyed Jacks

The Prophulactics (late show)
Sat, 4/28/2012
One Eyed Jacks

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Sun, 4/29/2012
House of Blues

Pagliacci & Carmina Burana
Sun, 4/29/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater

On the Air
Sun, 4/29/2012
Stage Door Canteen

Piano Night – A Benefit for WWOZ
Mon, 4/30/2012
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

2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship
Mon, 4/2/2012
Superdome

Hornets vs. Denver Nuggets
Wed, 4/4/2012
New Orleans Arena

VooDoo vs. Tampa Bay Storm
Fri, 4/6/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Sat, 4/7/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. LA Lakers
Mon, 4/9/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Sacramento Kings
Wed, 4/11/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Utah Jazz
Fri, 4/13/2012
New Orleans Arena

Monster Energy AMA Supercross
Sat, 4/14/2012
Superdome

Hornets vs. Memphis Grizzlies
Sun, 4/15/2012
New Orleans Arena

Hornets vs. Houston Rockets
Thurs, 4/19/2012
New Orleans Arena

VooDoo vs. Orlando Predators
Fri, 4/20/2012
New Orleans  



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