Audiences Pick Their Rabbit Hole In Sculpture Garden’s ‘Wonderland’

By Jim Fitzmorris | The New Orleans Advocate This article originally appeared here Since he’s staging a wild theatrical party, director Andrew Larimer is counting on New Orleans audiences to be themselves. When he unleashes Peter McElligot’s “Adventures in Wonderland” across City Park’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden on Wednesday, the NOLA Project’s founder fully expects patrons… Read More

Adventures In Wonderland Goes Down The Rabbit Hole

Shelby Hartman on The NOLA Project’s Lewis Carroll-inspired performance at City Park By Shelby Hartman | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared here For the last three years, The NOLA Project has used the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden as a setting for Shakespeare productions. This spring, the company is using the twisting paths… Read More

18 Things To Do In New Orleans This Month

Our Top Picks of the Month’s Events By Lauren LaBorde, Read the complete article here Through The Looking Glass The NOLA Project is known for staging productions of Shakespeare plays in NOMA’s sculpture garden, but this May it stages an update on another familiar story. Andrew Larimer directs Pete McElligott’s Adventures in Wonderland, a… Read More

NOLA Project Conjures Theatrical ‘Alice In Wonderland’ In New Orleans Museum Of Art Sculpture Garden

By Chris Waddington, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here Alice chased the rabbit and I followed her through the sculpture garden at New Orleans City Park. That’s how it worked at an April 29 run-through of The NOLA Project’s “Adventures in Wonderland,” an immersive theatrical experience that draws from two childhood classics… Read More

Getting The Lead Out: Mel Chin

By Carol Strickland | Art in America This article originally appeared here At a 1993 conference at New York’s Dia Center for the Arts, artist Mel Chin took to the stage and pointed a rifle at the audience. The act deeply impressed Herb Tam, curator at New York’s Museum of Chinese in America, when he… Read More

Entrepreneur Week Spotlights New Orleans As A Hub For 3D Printing Art, Food, Ceramics, Oil Industry Parts, Biotissues

By Mark Waller, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here The emerging technology of 3D printing might take more forms than people widely understand. New Orleans native and technology executive Hugh Evans says the city could seize on the technology to become a hub for printing food, printing biological tissue for medical treatment,… Read More

Art In Bloom Speaker Danielle Rollins Puts The Fine Art Of Flower Arranging On Exhibit

By Susan Langenhennig, | The Times-Picayune This article originally appeared here Danielle Rollins is the author of “Soiree Entertaining with Style,” a gorgeous, photo-rich party-planning book filled with page after page of extravagant blooms— spiky orange protea arrangements the size of basketballs, red peonies and cream roses cascading across a dinner table, layers of… Read More

If You Drink Water (Or Want To In The Future) You Should See This Ed Burtynsky Photo Exhibit

By Jonathan Keats | Forbes This review originally appeared on As a student at Toronto’s Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in the ’80s, Edward Burtynsky got the assignment of a lifetime. “Go out and photograph evidence of man,” his instructor told him. Reflecting on the experience in a magazine interview thirty years later, Burtynsky observed that… Read More

Family Fun At NOMA {Worth The Drive}

Right before we launched Jefferson Parish Parent, I was asked by NOMA to become one of their blog ambassadors. I said yes and with everyone on a school break, it’s a great time to visitNOMA and explore all of their family fun activities! Studio Kids Art Classes for ages 5-10! The theme of the new… Read More

2013 Year In Review: Art

D. Eric Bookhardt on how New Orleans art built connections to the outside world this year By D. Eric Bookhardt | Gambit Weekly This article originally appeared on In the New Orleans art scene, as in the city itself, change is in the air. Drivers can’t help but notice the construction zones that have… Read More