Improv Across The Arts, a Tricentennial Conference, will be taking place at venues across New Orleans starting Friday, November 30 and running through Sunday, December 1. This dynamic conference is bringing together internationally known performers, artists, and scholars in an exploration of improvisation across the arts: cuisine, music, literature, visual arts, politics and oral history.
Scheduled to participate are Zarouhie Abdalian, Courtney Bryan, Ben Burkett Mel Chin, Theo Eliezer, Randy Fertel, Ham Fish Paul Goussot, Chris Kaminstein, Richard McCarthy, Stephen Nachmanovitch, Davia Nelson Jenna Sherry, Gwen Thompkins, Rob Wallace, Alice Waters, and Matt Wuerker.
It all kicks off at the New Orleans Jazz Museum with a culinary event on Friday from 5:30-8:30p. Saturday features conference sessions at the Jazz Museum, plus a performance by the Courtney Bryan Quartet at the Jazz & Heritage Center in the evening. There will be a master class workshop at NOCCA on Sunday followed by a screening/concert of Snow White at the Historic New Orleans Collection.
For more details, see improvconferencenola.com.