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Upcoming Arts & Cultural Heritage Community Events in the New Orleans Area

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ARNO Adoptables at The Foundation Gallery

DATE
Sat, Aug 23, 2014
TIME
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us next Saturday to support Animal Rescue New Orleans and visit with some of their amazing Adoptables!

August 23 from 1 - 4pm
The Foundation Gallery - 1109 Royal Street, New Orleans LA
www.foundationgallerynola.com

Come meet your best friend and consider purchasing one of Jane Talton's beautiful paintings to help this no-kill shelter and keep the no-kill movement going!

25% of the proceeds from this exhibition will be donated to help A.R.N.O's noble cause!
www.animalrescueneworleans.org

LOCATION

The Foundation Gallery
1109 Royal Street #A United States
New Orleans, LA 70116

Compleat Stage presents An Evening of Short Stories and Sounds

DATE
Wed, Aug 27, 2014
TIME
8:00pm - 9:30pm

An Evening of Short Stories and Sounds will celebrate the simplicity and style of short-form storytelling. Compleat Stage company members will visit the worlds of 3 short stories, with musical explorations provided by the Incense Merchants.
This performance is the eighth and final episode of Compleat Stage’s inaugural season of ROOT Series. Reserve your tickets online at www.compleatstage.org in order to secure a seat. Admission is “pay-what-you-will” at the door

LOCATION

The Frenchmen Theatre
516 Frenchmen St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

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A Nola Love Story

DATE
Thu, Sep 4, 2014
TIME
11:30am - 1:00pm

Compleat Stage and SEED will collaborate to make an evening of storytelling come to life through music, acting and local food in A Nola Love Story. Doors open at 11:30pm, and the show begins at midnight. Beyond dinner theatre, A Nola Love Story is a unique experience that will engage all your senses and imagination.
Tickets are $38 per person or $60 per couple and must be purchased in advance. Each ticket reserves one seat for a five course, plant based meal to be eaten during the performance. A cash bar will be available before the show and after dessert. Tickets are available at www.compleatstage.org.
***Patrons with allergies should communicate to compleatstage@gmail.com no later than August 30th to be accommodated.

LOCATION

Seed
1330 Prytania St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Art on Oak

DATE
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
TIME
10:00am - 2:00pm

Good art can be affordable whether it's your home or your dormitory room. “Art on Oak,” a Symphony Volunteers, Inc. fundraiser, is offering posters, prints and paintings at ridiculously low prices starting at $1. Come to the Symphony Book Fair Warehouse, 8605 Oak Street on Saturday, September 13th from 10am-2pm for great bargains. Framed and unframed art is available; a half-price bin has been added; and admission is free. This year we are presenting the photographs of Johnny Donnells and the artwork of Phillip Sage, Robert Guthrie, Matt Rinard, and many others. All items have been donated and all sale proceeds benefit the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. For more information: 861-2004 or www.symphonyvolunteers.org.

LOCATION

Symphony Book Fair Warehouse
8605 Oak Street
New Orleans, , LA 70118

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Slow Burn Burlesque presents The Big Sleazy, a naughty tribute to New Orleans

DATE
Sat, Sep 13, 2014
10:00pm - 12:00am

New Orleans, It's the city we love and the reason that we're all here! On Saturday, September 13th, Slow Burn Burlesque brings you the "Big Sleazy", a hilarious, bawdy, and naughty tribute to the best city on earth! Join Slow Burn at the Howlin' Wolf, as we take you on a tour through the raucous hey day of the strip joints on Bourbon Street, venture into haunted grave yards and bayous, crawl through the seedy side of the French Quarter, and party like it's Mardi Gras with the hottest striptease in the world! Starring Nona Narcisse, Ginger Licious, Roxie le Rouge, Ruby Rage, The Lady Lucerne, Ben Wisdom and more to be announced!

LOCATION

Howlin' Wolf
907 South Peters St United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

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PEACE is POWER PARADE FREE FREE FREE FREE !!!!

DATE
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
TIME
12:30am - 5:00pm

SATURDAY SEP. 20, 2014 1:00pm - 5:00pm parade begins Shakespeare Park, 2445 D street & ends with a youth showcase @ Duncan Plaza, 343 Loyola ave. New Orleans
THIS IS A FREE PUBLIC EVENT FOR ALL AGES. go to this link to register.
http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50601/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_K...

LOCATION

Duncan Plaza
343-349 Loyola Ave
New Orleans 70112

Bridal Crawl

DATE
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
2:30pm - 12:00am

Join us for the second annual pub crawl through the French Quarter in wedding dresses—September 20. Party in style, help break the world record for the largest gathering of brides and raise money for Covenant House! The brides congregate at 2:30 p.m. for the official world record count. A referee and notary will officiate it while The Creativity Collective award the classiest, craziest and most creative ensembles and throw the bouquet. The pub-crawl will commence through the French Quarter stopping for drink and food specials as well as mechanical bull rides, dancing and Bourbon balcony access. This year, The Collective is adding The Bachelorette Party, a pre-registration event September 12th at the House of Broel. Help support Covenant House that serves at-risk and homeless teens and young adults. Tickets: www.creativitycollective.com/store.

LOCATION

Galvez
914 N Peters St
New Orleans, LA 70116

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Refrigerator Art Auction and Gala

DATE
Sat, Sep 27, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Refrigerator Art Auction and Gala
Presented By: International School of Louisiana
September 27, 2014 at Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Dr. New Orleans, LA 70130
6 p.m. Patron Party and 7-10 p.m. Gala
For more information email development@isl-edu.org
or call(504)229-4375
Sponsorship opportunities available

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Dr. United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Detective John Baptiste Jourdain: The First African American Sleuth

DATE
Fri, Oct 17, 2014
TIME
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Wayne & Janet Baquet, Owners of Lil' Dizzy's cafe and descendants of the Jourdain family, invite you to hear historian Michael Ross discuss the role Detective Jean Baptiste Jourdain (the first African-American detective ever to make national news) played in solving THE GREAT NEW ORLEANS KIDNAPPING CASE of 1870.

The event is free and open to the public.

LOCATION

Lil' Dizzy's Cafe
1500 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116

UMOJA Village at the Evening of African Elegance

DATE
Fri, Dec 26, 2014
7:00pm - 12:00am

UPDATED LOCATION AND DATE: The UMOJA Committee is a 25 year old community organization dedicated to the education and cultural development of the children of Greater New Orleans. Comprised of volunteers that are retired teachers, health care providers and parents, together we host the Celebration of the African American Child which creates the "UMOJA VILLAGE" and enhances children’s self-esteem and models positive parenting skills and youthful creativity. Everything about this event happens because of donations of time, talents and funding. Join us at our Night of African Elegance Fundraiser that supports the UMOJA Village (Silver) 25th Anniversary Celebration of the African American Child in 2014!

Tickets prices: $40 Ad and Family package 2-Ad & 2-Ch $100
Sponsorship Packages are also available and are tax deductible.

Online purchases: http://theumojacommittee.brownpapertickets.com
Contact UMOJA for more information at theumojacommittee@att.net or call 504-410-5194

LOCATION

The Regency Hall
7300 Downman Rd Corner of Morrison Rd.
New Orleans, LA 70126

EVENT WEBSITE

25th Anniversary Logo
25th Anniversary Celebration Fundraiser to benefit the children of our Village called New Orleans
The UMOJA Village
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