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Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Week

DATE
Mon, Aug 11, 2014
through Sun, Aug 17, 2014
DETAILS

August 11-August 17, 2014

2014 ~ Year of the Flag Boy and Gang Flag

 

The Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame will celebrate its 16th anniversary. 

Please plan to join us for 5 days of celebration.

 

Sunday, August 10

Hall of Fame Week Kick-Off

Introduction of 2014 Honorees

Congo Square

4 – 5 pm

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Monday, August 11

Blue Linen Monday @ Club Istanbul

2372 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117

Flag Boy and Gang Flag Photo Exhibition

6 - 8 pm

(Free and Open to the Public)

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Wednesday, August 13

Year of the Flag Boy and Gang Flag Yearbook Release and Book Signing

Community Book Center

2523 Bayou Rd, New Orleans, LA 70119

 

5 - 7 pm

(Free and Open to the Public)

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Friday, August 15

Honors Breakfast hosted by Ashe

Ashe Cultural Arts Center

1712 Oretha Castle Haley, New Orleans, LA 70113

9 - 11 am

(2014 Honorees and Mardi Gras Indians with RSVP)

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Saturday, August 16

Crystal Feather Honorees' Reception

Basin St. Station

501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112

6 - 8 pm

By admission - RSVP by August 8

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Sunday, August 17

16th Annual Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Awards and Memorial Ceremony

Ashe Cultural Arts Center

1712 Oretha Castle Haley, New Orleans, LA 70113

3 - 5 pm

(Free and Open to the Public)

 

2014 Honorees
 
Donald Harrison, Sr. Crystal Feather Honoree
Big Chief Carl Reed
 
Curator’s Choice Elder Statesman Award
Alvin Mutin, Sr.
 
Queens Choice Crystal Feather Honoree
Queen Wanda Womble – Cheyenne
 
Guardian of the Culture and Literary Arts
Mama Jennifer Turner (Community Book Center)
 
Legal Eagle
Spy Boy Dow Edwards
 
Music Heritage
Al “Carnival Time” Johnson
 
Scribe Award
Geraldine Wyckoff (Louisiana Weekly)
 
Freedom Fighter Award
Dodie Smith-Simmons
 
Nurse of the Nation
Jamilah Y. Muhammad
 
Outstanding Supporter
Evelyn Rodos and Boogie Rodos
 
Capturing the Flash
TBA
 
Capturing the Spirit
Gus Bennett

LOCATION

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