- Photo by Zack Smith
A Very Electric Christmas
Thu. Dec. 28 | Max tries to find his way home for Christmas in Lightwire Theater's holiday tale featuring lighted birds, toy soldiers and other figures dancing to a score ranging from The Nutcracker Suite to "Jingle Bell Rock." At 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Jefferson Performing Arts Center.
- Photo by Mindy Tucker
Fri. Dec. 29 | The explosive, unpredictable New Orleans-bred comedian — who has appeared on CONAN, Comedy Central's Half Hour and This is not Happening, among others — headlines at home for the holidays. James Goodreau, Laura Sanders, Cassidy Henehan and Mary-Devon Dupuy also are on the bill with host Vincent Zambon. At 8:30 p.m. at Dragon's Den.
Spectaculaire New Orleans
Fri.-Sat. Dec. 29-30 | Vinsantos, LadyBEAST, Sarah Stardust, GoGo McGregor and others present a vaudeville-style variety show including drag, burlesque, acrobatics, circus acts and more. At 10 p.m. at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre.