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Friday Nights at NOMA: Music by Lynn Drury | A Passion for Collecting: A Conversation with Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Yelen-Gitter
February 2, 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.
- 5 – 8 pm: Art on the Spot family activity table
- 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Music by Lynn Drury
- 6 – 7:30 pm: A Passion for Collecting: A Conversation with Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Yelen-Gitter, moderated by Curator Lisa Rotondo-McCord
ABOUT LYNN DRURY
Lynn Drury has been an integral part of the New Orleans music scene for more than fifteen years. She was recently nominated “Songwriter of the Year” from Offbeat Magazine (2015), Best Female Performer by Gambit Weekly (2015), and has been featured at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for over ten years. She plays a style called “Mississippi Grit/New Orleans Groove.” Her song City Life was featured on ESPN’s ten-year Hurricane Katrina anniversary video. Her most recent album, Come to My House, was produced by John Porter, who has produced thirteen Grammy-winning albums.
ABOUT DR. KURT GITTER AND ALICE YELEN-GITTER
Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Yelen-Gitter’s collection of contemporary Japanese pottery forms the exhibition New Forms, New Voices, on view through May 13. Join Asian-art Curator Lisa Rotondo-McCord as she moderates a conversation that will engage the couple in stories about their passion for Japan and its art, and the friendships they have formed with many of the ceramicists.
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.