We've got your Weekend: From Latin America to the Bywater
Friday / Singing for Movement Workshop: The CAC, Junebug Productions and Soul Science Lab present Singing for Movement Building, a workshop focused on the historical role singing has played in social organization and movement building within African American American communities, specifically freedom songs during the Civil Rights Movement. The workshop (free with $10 admission to the museum) begins at 6:30 p.m. at the CAC (900 Camp) with refreshments at 6 p.m.
Friday - Sunday / "Ritual Murder": With Chakula Cha Jua Theatre Company, the Ashe Center (1712 OC Haley) presents the premiere of "Ritual Murder," a one-act play concerned with Black-on-Black violence. The show runs Friday through Sunday, through October 18, with Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday performances at 3 p.m. General admission tickets are $15.
Saturday / Bywater Biennial: From 6-9 p.m. at the New Orleans Art Center (3330 St. Claude) art exhibition Bywater Biennial, showcasing works depicting the Marigny and Bywater from over 75 emerging and established artists, will debut to the public. The show runs through November 8.
Saturday / FORESTival: Tulane's nature/science artist residency, A Studio in the Woods (13401 Patterson Street) presents its fifth annual FORESTival celebration, an event celebrating several residents' works set in the wetlands to live music, with food, workshops and scientist-led walks through the forest. The event (from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.) is free (with a $5 suggested donation) and open to the public.
Sunday / Celebracion Latina: In conjunction with Tulane's Stone Center for Latin American studies, Audubon Zoo invites the city to a day of Latin American culture at Celebracion Latino. The event will feature children’s activities, Latin cuisine prepared, local artisan stalls and a Capoiera demonstration. and sold by local restaurants. The event is free with zoo admission.