We've got your weekend: Seuss, satsumas and Stanton Moore
Wednesday / Pickling demo : As part of SOFAB and The French Market's weekly cooking series, Made from the Market, local pickle and preserve company The French Pickl'er will be discussing the pickling process and demonstrating how to make dill and satsuma beurre blanc from seasonal produce. The demo will be held from 2:30 - 3 p.m. at French Market's stage between Ursulines and Governor Nicholls Streets. The event is free and open to the public.
Thursday / Stanton Moore improvisations : At the Ogden's weekly After Hours series, the Stanton Moore Trio -- with David Torkanowsky on piano, James Singleton on bass and Stanton Moore on drums -- will perform musical improvisations inspired by several works by neo-expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose work is currently featured in the Prospect.3 exhibition Basquiat and the Bayou, exhibited in the Ogden. As always, food from Miss Linda's Yakamein and drinks will be available for purchase, as well as a children's activity table. The event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. on the main floor of Goldring Hall at the Ogden Museum (925 Camp Street). $10 at the door for non-members/ free for Ogden members.
Friday - Thursday, January 22 / Concerning Violence screening : O.C. Haley multi-disciplinary arts center Zeitgeist (1618 O.C. Haley Blvd.) hosts a screening of Concerning Violence, filmmaker Goran Olsson’s 2014 documentary about the struggle against colonial rule in Africa during the 1960s and ‘70s Africa, narrated by actress and singer Lauryn Hill. The screenings start at 7:30 p.m. each day / 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 22. Tickets are $8 general admission.
Saturday / Hats off to Dr. Seuss : In celebration of the 57th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ second book, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, the Angela King Gallery (716 Bienvenille) will host Hats off to Dr. Seuss, an exhibit featuring the beloved author’s never-before-seen hat collection, which will be on display January 15 - February 14, 2015. On Saturday, the gallery will host an opening reception, with the exhibit curator on hand, as well as Dr. Seuss's little-known Secret Art Collection, a series of Estate authorized works adapted from Ted Geisel's original drawings, paintings, and sculpture (which will also be available for acquisition). Exhibit viewings and the opening reception are free and open to the public.
Shane's shout out / Saturday : Galactic, Dumpstaphunk and Soul Rebels at One Eyed Jack's, 9:00 p.m., tickets $45
A triumvirate of funk barrels into the French Quarter for a rare show benefiting former Galactic frontman Theryl "Houseman" DeClouet. Since being displaced by Katrina, DeClouet has been struggling with medical bills as he tries to return back to his native New Orleans. This extravaganza will feature plenty of classic Galactic tunes as the world-famous band reunites with their old friend on the intimate stage of Jack's.