Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around New Orleans this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from painting to comedy.

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Donna Perret Rosen Lecture featuring Fred Wilson with Ron Bechet

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From the event description:

Fred Wilson, an artist best known for his role in refiguring the representation of race in museums, will join New Orleans-based artist Ron Bechet at the 2019 Donna Perret Rosen Lecture. The event is free with museum admission.

When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle
Price: Free. Other ticket options are available.

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NOLA Paint Party-Create Vibrant Paintings with Local Artist Journey Allen

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From the event description:

Come join local artist Journey Allen and relax, unwind and paint. All painting supplies are provided. Guests, bring your own snacks, beverages and a friend.

When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Artist Journey Allen Gallery-Studio, 1474 N. Broad St.
Price: $25

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Comedy F#@k Yeah presents Chris Fairbanks

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From the event description:

Comedy F#@k Yeah presents Chris Fairbanks, with a fast paced, quirky and constantly improvised show. Chris currently headlines comedy venues internationally and has been showcased on Comedy Central, Conan, Last Comic Standing and Jimmy Kimmel Live. 

When: Friday, Oct. 25, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Dragon's Den, 435 Esplanade Ave.
Price: $15 (General Admission). Other ticket options are available.

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Crescent Fresh Stand-up Comedy

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From the event description:

Want to try your own comedy routine? Join the free comedy show downstairs at the Dragon's Den. Cheap drinks are available.

When: Thursday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 435 Esplanade Ave.

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