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The 23rd an­nual "party with a pur­pose," ABBA alert, gen­der­bent opera and 22 other en­ter­tain­ment ideas to en­ter­tain.

1 JAZZ IN THE PARK > JUNE 1 The free concert se­ries closes out with per­for­mances by Grammy win­ner Jon Cleary and the Ab­so­lute Mon­ster Gen­tle­men and Robin Barnes be­gin­ning at 5 pm at Arm­strong Park. N. Rampart and St. Ann streets; pu­

2 AS ONE > JUNE 24 The New Or­leans Opera mounts this crit­i­cally ac­claimed cham­ber piece, in which a bari­tone and a mezzo-so­prano play the sole main char­ac­ter … a trans­gen­der woman. Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Fer­di­nand St., 504.529.3000

3 DIN­NER & A ZOOVIE > JUNE 2, 16 & 30 Gather the kids, grab a blan­ket and head to the Audubon Zoo for a fun twist on the

drive-in movie. Screen­ings start at 8 pm; check aubudonin­sti­ for lineup. 6500 Mag­a­zine St., 504.581.4629

4 MAMMA MIA! > JUNE 611 ABBA ad­dicts get their fix with this trav­el­ing pro­duc­tion of the Broad­way smash, which has played to more than 54 mil­lion fans in 40-plus coun­tries. Saenger The­atre, 1111 Canal St., 800.745.3000

5 WWE SMACK­DOWN LIVE > JUNE 13 Ready to rum­ble? World Wrestling En­ter­tain­ment su­per­stars duke it out at the Smoothie King Cen­ter. 1501 Dave Dixon Dr., 800.745.3000

6 FESTIGALS > JUNE 2224 Where con­trib­u­tors Lorin Gaudin and Nora McGun­nigle join Colorado Rock­ies team owner Linda Alvarado and dozens of other speak­ers for this an­nual women’s lead­er­ship con­fer­ence at the JW Mar­riott. 614 Canal St.;

"Mamma Mia!"

WWE Smack­down

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