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Friday Nights at NOMA: Carlos Rolón Exhibition Tour | Music by Margie Perez and her Cosa Latina | Dance performance with Liquid Rhythm, Inc. | Queen Within Gallery Talk
Fri, March 16th, 2018 at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday Nights at NOMA opens the museum’s doors for many interesting activities throughout the year: live music, movies, children’s activities, and more. Regular admission prices apply—NOMA members are FREE—but there is no extra charge for programs or films. All galleries and Café NOMA remain open till 9 pm.
- 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
- 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Margie Perez and her Cosa Latina
- 6 – 8:30 pm: Dancers from Liquid Rhythm, Inc.
- 6 – 7 pm: Gallery Talk: A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes with Curator Mel Buchanan
- 7 – 8 pm: Tour of Carlos Rolón: Outside/In with artist Carlos Rolón and Curator Katie Pfohl
ABOUT MARGIE PEREZ AND HER COSA LATINA
Margie Perez is a vivacious singer and songwriter specializing in a versatile blend of blues, pop, and Latin with a New Orleans funky touch. Dubbed by Offbeat Magazine as “one of the hardest working musicians in New Orleans,” she performs in a wide range of musical acts, she frequently performs original music with her band Cosa Latina. She released her New Orleans debut CD, “Singing For My Supper,” on Threadhead Records in 2010.
ABOUT LIQUID RHYTHM, INC.
Liquid Rhythm Inc is New Orleans’ premier Salsa dance company specializing in dance performance and instruction. The dance company has been around since 2001 teaching, performing, and helping build New Orleans’ dance community. Liquid Rhythm will lead a series of Salsa dance lessons on Tuesday evenings beginning April 10 in NOMA’s Great Hall.
ABOUT CARLOS ROLÓN: OUTSIDE/IN
Join artist Carlos Rolón and Curator Katie Pfohl for a Gallery Talk upon the opening of Carlos Rolón: Outside/In, an exhibition that examines the kindred cultural landscape of New Orleans, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
ABOUT A QUEEN WITHIN: ADORNED ARCHETYPES
For the first time NOMA presents an exhibition devoted to fashion in A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes. Join Decorative Arts Curator Mel Buchanan for a Gallery Talk among more than one hundred experimental gowns, shoes, headpieces, and accessories from such designers as Alexander McQueen, Iris van Herpen, Gucci, and Comme des Garçons.
Friday Nights at NOMA is supported in part by grant funds from the Azby Fund; Ruby K. Worner Charitable Trust; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation; and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.