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December 2019

Place Over Time: Perspectives on the South Through Film Hands On a Hardbody

/// December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a film screening of "Hands on a Hardbody," the second event in a three part film series exploring the South over time. "Hands on a Hardbody" is a documentary about a competition to win a hardbody truck in a small Texas town. It is one of the most enduring and charming portraits of Southern life during the mid-90s and spawned a Broadway musical and a feature screenplay from acclaimed director Robert Altman. This event is free and open to…

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Extended at Ogden After Hours

/// December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vak-k4m9Wyk&feature=youtu.be The Ogden Museum is proud to be a drop-off site for the Toys for Tots program! Donate a new toy valued at $10 or more when you attend OAH on Dec. 12 and receive free admission for one!  Harbinger is the debut Origin release from Extended, one of New Orleans' brightest rising star ensembles. This sophomore outing improves upon the solid foundation set with 2016's eponymous debut, exhibiting a new attitude and focused maturity after three years of development. The…

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Mike Doussan at Ogden After Hours

/// December 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mike Doussan, a New Orleans native, started playing guitar at the age of eight and made his way into the New Orleans club scenes in 2004 at the age of 24. With guitar in hand he walked into different clubs with the intent of playing a couple of tunes with whomever was on stage. He then became a regular at The Apple Barrel playing blues with Mike Hood and the Frenchmen St. Delegation, at Banks St. Bar playing funk with…

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Valerie Sassyfras at Ogden After Hours

/// December 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Valerie Sassyfras is a one of a kind entertainer! She plays keyboard, accordion, mandolin and loves to make audiences go wild with her "wicked" choreography, often performed with accompanying visual projections. Valerie has been delighting audiences for more than 20 years! Even though she has strong roots in cajun and zydeco music, Sassyfras continues to surprise crowds with fresh and hip new sounds. Some of Valerie's songs deal with heavy topics such as heartbreak, hardships, and death, while others speak about roller coasters, living…

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January 2020

Roland Guerin At Ogden After Hours

/// January 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

With a new band and a new project entitled Grass Roots, New Orleans based producer, singer-songwriter-bassist Roland Guerin is starting a new musical chapter. Drawing from a wide spectrum of genres, including American folk, blues, zydeco, rock and jazz, Guerin creates a singular style at the heart of which are stories told through multi-layered melodies, rhythms and expressive lyrics in the range of Steely Dan, John Mayer, Sting and Peter Gabriel. Raised in a musical family – his father was a great lover of jazz and…

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Place Over Time: Perspectives on the South Through Film Sherman's March

/// January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a film screening of the 1985 documentary "Sherman's March," the third and final event in a film series exploring the South over time. This event will take place at the Contemporary Arts Center, located across the street from the Ogden Museum at 900 Camp Street. "Sherman's March" sets out to follow General William T. Sherman's infamous scorched-earth march through the Confederacy in the latter stages of the Civil War, but ends up finding something else. Time Out…

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Teacher Night at Ogden After Hours

/// January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This free evening for area educators will include a guided tour and art activity, plus lesson plans, resources and ideas to help incorporate works of art into your curriculum. Teacher Night is free, but registration is required.  About the Ogden After Hours Performers Opéra Nouvelle is a concept that was derived from the French spelling of opera (Opéra) plus the word “Nouvelle” from Nouvelle Orleans. The first Opéra Nouvelle concerts were presented in Fall, 2017, in conjunction with the New Orleans Opera productions of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci and…

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New Orleans Opera Association Opéra Nouvelle presents Joan of Arc at Ogden After Hours

/// January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Opéra Nouvelle is a concept that was derived from the French spelling of opera (Opéra) plus the word “Nouvelle” from Nouvelle Orleans. The first Opéra Nouvelle concerts were presented in Fall, 2017, in conjunction with the New Orleans Opera productions of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci and they were hosted by the Jewish Community Center as well as NOCCA.  In the beginning, the programs had lecture and performance components, and featured three solo singers and a pianist. Since that time, Opéra Nouvelle morphed into a multimedia performing group, and it regularly features…

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The Human Circuit At Ogden After Hours

/// January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hailing from Austin, TX, Pop-Rock band, The Human Circuit spent more than a third of 2018 touring self-released album, “Electric City” which gained national radio charting, loads of press, prime time slots in music festivals, and a growing desire to transform these inspirations into even more art. With catchy, orchestral, grooves ranging from the mystic vibes of David Bowie to the intricate arrangements of Arcade Fire, The Human Circuit is “guaranteed to get you on your feet (KUTX).” Currently, The…

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