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GoNOLA: Krewe du Vieux, Tet Fest, and More Weekend Picks

Krewe du Vieux parade

This weekend in New Orleans, we’re in full-fledged Carnival mode. Parades roll on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, but this isn’t even our biggest weekend yet. Enjoy a Front Porch Book Sale, a Mardi Gras Art Market, and a pop-up Roller Disco. The weekend will be here before you know it.

Crossroads – The Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present Melvin Edwards: Crossroads, an exhibition that explores the cross-cultural connections in the artist’s work from 1977 to the present. Opening Saturday, February 8 and on view through July 5, 2020, this exhibition of 22 sculptures and installations focuses on the ways in which Edward’s dynamic welded steel works have been influenced by his singular vision of abstraction and by his personal experiences—from growing up during the civil rights era in the U.S. to engaging with a variety of African cultures. The museum hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Read the full article on GoNOLA‘s website.


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