FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: MUSIC BY CRISTINA PEREZ5 - 9 p.m. August 1, 2014
Stop by NOMA this Friday night and enjoy the music of Cristina Perez. Stick around for a gallery talk on Alexis Rockman: Drawings from Life of Pi by Anne Roberts, Curatorial Assistant to the Deputy Director at 6 p.m.
As always, bring the family to our Art on the Spot table for some free art activities, then browse the galleries and see what’s on view.
- 5-8 p.m.: Art on the Spot
- 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Music by Cristina Perez
- 6 p.m.: Gallery talk by Anne Roberts on Alexis Rockman: Drawings from Life of Pi
- 7:30 p.m.: Film: Discovery of Art: Toulouse Lautrec
About Cristina Perez
You can catch New Orleans Native, Cristina Perez, performing with her self titled jazz ensemble in various venues throughout the city. In addition to her own band, Cristina has contributed her vocals to other local groups and is featured on Offbeat Magazine’s “Best Traditional Jazz Album of 2011” (New Orleans Moonshiners, “Frenchmen Street Parade”). Perez is excited to finally release her first album of completely original material! “The Sweetest Thing” is NOW AVAILABLE for digital downloads on iTunes and CD Baby! If you’d like to purchase a physical copy, you can do so through this very website! ?Cristina is also proud to work at the National World War II Museum, right here in New Orleans. She has received rave reviews for her leading roles in Big Easy Award winning “Jump, Jive, and Wail! The Music of Louis Prima” and “My Way, A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra”.
About Discovery of Art: Toulouse Lautrec
Toulouse Lautrec (1864 – 1901) was transformed by his discovery of the Montmartre section in Paris. He devoted his artistic talent to painting this unique microcosm, with its intriguing blend of the vulgar and the aristocratic, and his favorite haunts including the Moulin Rouge. It was in his portraits of the diverse variety of people in Montmartre that he could most freely express himself as a caricaturist, acclaimed in his lifetime as a poster designer and illustrator.