Join us for a glass of bubbly and treat yourself to one (or more!) of over 50 artful creations. As a special treat this year, we have oodles of vintage hats, fresh from Claudia's trip to Ohio and Western New York. Big hats, small hats, crazy hats, pretty hats in all price ranges. Pick out something new to wear for the parade (or to church, or to the opera, or for Hallowe'en!). All proceeds help keep the St. Catherine's Day Hat Parade FREE by raising $$$ for LIVE MUSIC and other parade expenses.
Figure Drawing Session with a Professional Nude Model, $10 fee. Non-instructional. Moderated Sessions. Long and Short Poses. Bring your own drawing supplies or purchase them from us. Must be 18 or over. Please call 504-866-4278 to register
Prepare to be immersed in the raw authenticity, beauty, and artistry of the Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan, a vibrant evening of live music and dance with a world-renowned group of five outstanding folk musicians and dancer who will perform the traditional arts from the desert of Rajasthan, India-- the gateway of the gypsies and the beginning of the Romany Trail. This is their first US tour and will be a performance like no other!
PLUS We will heat up the night with numerous fire performance artists & renowned gypsy dancers representing a variety of styles from all along the Gypsy Trail! Fire! Flamenco! ATS! Balkan! Classical Indian! all coming your way in ONE GREAT EVENING! Don't miss it, Get more info including line-up and Save five bucks by getting your presale ticket through eventbrite NOW:
Doors Open and Fire Pre-Show begins at 8:30 pm
VIsit the Rajasthani's Caravan to learn more about this amazing tour!
Dancing Grounds welcomes the Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan from India, touring through Louisiana for one-week only! The Caravan will offer a Rajasthani Folk Dance Master Class from 6-7:45 pm, followed by a complimentary vegetarian Indian dinner from 7:45-8:30 pm. The Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan is a star-studded group of professional caste musicians, dancer gypsies and nomads from Rajasthan, India. The Caravan is lead by Suva Devi, of the award-winning Tony Gatliff documentary "LATCHO DROM," along with an all-star band of Rajasthani musicians, the “Ustad Arba Music Group.” Class dance topics include the Kalbelia dance and the Tera Tali dance of Suva's nomadic tribe
$35 pre-sale tickets include the master class and dinner reception. Purchase your tickets online:
Check out the national tour website at www.rajasthanigypsy.org
Featuring 40+ local New Orleans artists from film, fashion, music, preforming art, visual art, photography and hair & makeup artistry! This one night event will touch all of your senses, and inspire your creative side. Come out and support your favorite local artists, and experience a night that you will never forget.
Come celebrate the work of Pablove Shutterbugs, The Pablove Foundation's program to teach children living with cancer to express their creative voice through the art of photography. Photography by 26 kids and teens with cancer in Southeastern Louisiana will be on display and available for purchase to keep the program going in New Orleans. A silent auction of fine art and photography by the likes of Herb Ritts, Lauren Greenfield, and more will round out the complimentary, family-friendly event.
Cirque d'Licious is a sexy circus variety show that graces New Orleans with vaudevillian circus arts, burlesque, fire, stilting, acrobatics and sideshow.
The Spooky Circus October 23rd edition will bring out Halloween horror, strange and sexy, along with gore and grace. Hosted by the handsome Chris Lane. Produced by stilting and sassing Lady Ginger Licious. Aerial arts by Elizabeth Rose, Amazing acrobatics by Aaron Lind. Bellydances of danger by Krys Sta. Fire and sexiness by Natasha Fiore'. And juggling blades with David Chervony.
October 23rd, 2014 Thursday
HI HO LOUNGE, 2239 St. Claude Street
Doors 9pm, Show 10pm
Tickets $10 General Admission, $15 reserved seating
Advance Tickets available http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/880384
CIRCUS! VAUDEVILLE!! BURLESQUE!!! SIDESHOW!!!!
Join us for AN ADVENTURE INTO THE ABSURD.
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Miss Vesta’s Swamp Galaxy Gala is a benefit party for the International Arts Biennial Prospect New Orleans. The event will feature cocktails, dinner and dancing at the Contemporary Arts Center. The benefit will celebrate the opening of the biennial’s third iteration, “Prospect.3: Notes for Now,” which will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. The exhibition will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans. For more information, please visit www.prospectneworleans.org.
The Society of Sin, the troupe that brought you Arkham ASSylum: A Batman Burlesque Play by Xena Zeit-Geist, It's Always Sunny in Burlesque, and A Thong of Ice & Fire presents Wonder Women!, a burlesque and variety show, dedicated to our favorite strong women. Proceeds from this event will be donated to a local women's shelter. Join us for our first big charity event — a night of spectacular stripteases, kooky comedy acts, dazzling dance numbers, plus prizes galore! And, it's all for a good cause!
Featuring performances by: Reverend Spooky Le Strange, Xena Zeit-Geist, May Hemmer, Honey Tangerine, Cherry Bombshell, J Alfred Potter, and more!
Prospect.3 will feature three different exhibitions at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. The exhibitions are “Basquiat and the Bayou”, featuring works by abstract artist Jean-Michel Basquiat; the work of self-taught artist Herbert Singleton; and Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick "Slavery: The Prison Industrial Complex." In addition, a selection of works from the Museum collection by Georgia-born Benny Andrews will be highlighted during Prospect.3.
These exhibitions will officially open to the public on Saturday, October 25th at 10:00am.
- On Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m., “Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will officially open to the public with a ribbon cutting and second line parade in Washington Square Park, located at 700 Elysian Fields Avenue. Immediately following, Mrs. Leah Chase, Prospect New Orleans board member, and owner of Dooky Chase’s Restaurant will host a luncheon for all attendees in the park.
Andrea Fraser is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work has been identified with performance, feminism, context art and institutional critique. She has used a site-specific and research-based approach to explore the motivations that drive artists, collectors, dealers, corporate sponsors, museum trustees and museum visitors to engage with art, from the pursuit of prestige to financial investment to sexual fantasy to self-realization. Her performance is part of the opening weekend of events for Prospect.3: Notes for Now.
Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015. “Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will present the work of more than 50 artists selected by Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, in more than 15 locations, including museums, community centers and independent sites throughout neighborhoods across New Orleans.
Slow Burn Burlesque is deviantly delighted to bring you “Showghouls”, our Halloween, striptease, horror extravaganza! This October 25th at the Howlin’ Wolf, we’ll be raising the dead and a whole lot more with daring and sexy feats of depravity, danger, and dementia, all for your wicked entertainment. This year we’re taking terrifying temptation to the next level with our devilish special guests, the very beautiful and naughty, Nona Narcisse and the sexy striptease story telling skills of the burlesque barber, Little Luna with more to be announced! In addition, the Slow Burn temptresses, Ginger Licious, Roxie le Rouge, Ruby Rage, and Lady Lucerne with host Ben Wisdom will be haunting the house with unhinged and unbridled acts of deviance to scare the pants off of you and ourselves! Beware the Babes who go bump in the night!
- The grand opening festivities will conclude on Sunday, October 26 at 1 p.m. with Notes for Now: A Panel Discussion, featuring contributors to the Prospect.3 catalogue. The panel will be co-moderated by Sirmans and Prospect New Orleans Development Manager Elizabeth Baribeau. The event is free, open to the public, and will take place at Dillard University in the Professional School Building, located at 2601 Gentilly Boulevard.
“In Search of the Living Dream” is a first-of-its kind symposium exploring dreams as a wellspring of healing, creativity and community. Participants are invited to bring a dream and receive free one-on-one consultations offered all day by a “Dream Team” of experienced dream practitioners. Renowned New Orleans author, teacher and dream practitioner Rodger Kamenetz, author of The History of Last Night’s Dream and The Jew in the Lotus, as well as dream practitioner and popular local teacher Kezia Kamenetz, and award-winning novelist and short story writer Moira Crone, author of The Not Yet and The Ice Garden, will be among those offering workshops and panel discussions. The cost is $10 per workshop or $25 for all day. To register visit DreamItOut.com.
NOspace in association with Peyroux Realty LLC presents an evening of dinner and theater inspired by the defunct Union Hotel’s sinister history. For one night only on October 27th with two seatings at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. The event features an open house, live performance, and a seasonal five-course dinner, complete with drink pairings, prepared by chef Matt Heroman of Dinner Lab. Vegetarian options available upon request prior to the event. Must be 21 or older. Tickets: $20 (very limited).
Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the “O” with Rumba Buena! Specializing in salsa and meringue as well as bachata rhythms, this band is made up of musicians who, pre-Katrina, played in groups like Los Babies and Los Sagitarios. It is the brainchild of percussionist Johnny Marcia who was born in New Orleans of Honduran parents. At Ogden After Hours, visitors can enjoy live music while touring the Ogden Museum’s exhibitions, which will include a Day of the Dead altar on display. This family friendly event also features a cash bar, food for sale and a kids’ activity table that will incorporate Day of the Dead traditions. For more information, visit ogdenmuseum.org.
Admission: Free to Members; $10 Non-Members
October 30, 2014
Exhibition up through December 23, 2014
Proceeds from this exhibition will benefit:
Come Yen Ve Lou with us for our Yen Ve Lou Hallow's Eve Voodoo Ball... Come dressed as your favorite Goddess or God. Cost is $50
Celebrating everything from vampires to fantasy, the New Orleans UndeadCon is known as a historic event. K.L. Bone, noted author of young adult fantasy, will be featured on the 2014 schedule. During the week, Bone will be a featured speaker and will participate in the Halloween author panel from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Marriot, where fans and aspiring writers can ask questions about her books.
No city more embodies the spirit of Halloween and the Day of the Dead than the mystical voodoo soaked culture of New Orleans. This November 1st join Alex and Allyson Grey and Third Eye Productions as we present a visionary twist on one of New Orleans most revered traditions; The Masquerade Ball. Third Eye Productions proudly presents The First Annual Deities and Demons Ball NOLA – A Celestial Circus, Saturday, November 1st 2104, All Saints Day, 10:30 pm at the Historic Carver Theater, 2101 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans. Limited Advance Tickets are $35, General Admission Tickets are $45 and a special limited Inner Sanctum-VIP are $75. Tickets are on-sale and are available at http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/669919. For more information visit www.dadsballnola.com.
2014 Hemingbough Blues Festival
Sunday, November 2, 2014
10101 Hwy 965 St. Francisville, LA 70775
$20 in advance - $25 at the gate
Music from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM - Rain or shine (Indoor venue available)
“Jumpin” Johnny Sansone, Luther Kent, Gregg Wright, Chris LeBlanc, Eden Brent, Delta Drifters, Frederick Neal, Bryan Romano, Bobby Campo, and Chris Belleau
Tickets at Phil Brady’s or Elizabethan Gallery in Baton Rouge
Please no coolers – food and drinks available on the grounds
Produced by the Baton Rouge Blues Society
Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund (DSEF) is pleased to announce plans for its upcoming screening of THE WHOLE GRITTY CITY.
The feature documentary will be shown in a special one-time screening at AMC Elmwood Palace Theatre on November 6th at 7:30pm. The Chosen Ones Brass Band, special guests, and a Q&A with filmmakers Richard Barber and Andre Lambertson will make the evening really memorable.
Tickets must be purchased in advance, and can ONLY be purchased at:
DSEF is a 501(c)3 organization, founded in March of 2007, in memory of Dinerral Shavers, educator, musician, entrepreneur, and New Orleans Civil Sheriff, murdered at 23. DSEF hosts programs that promote youth empowerment, community development, and educational opportunities in New Orleans. Gifts may be made on the DSEF website: http://www.dsefnola.org.
Tugg.com is a platform for individuals and organizations to host screenings in local theaters.
The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is pleased to announce its one-night-only performance of The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller. Accompanied live by legendary indie rock band Yo La Tengo, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green narrates this live documentary on the life of R. Buckminster Fuller—neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor, who is most well-known for his creation of the geodesic dome.
This live documentary, created and narrated by Sam Green, tells the story of Fuller, the prolific creative genius, as he may have liked to have had it told, with the film’s images flashing before the crowd in the vast CAC Warehouse on November 7, 2014 at 7:30pm.
The Moteaux Show will be featuring local motorcycle builds from New Orleans and the surrounding areas focusing on garage and small shop built choppers, bobbers, vintage, race, and custom motorcycles. If you built it, we want to see it!
There will be a motorcycle art show and auction, prizes for attendee judged motorcycle entrees, raffles, and food and drinks available.
20% of the proceeds from the service will be donated to the
Ogden Museum of Southern Art. In addition, Ogden representatives will be present to showcase and sell pieces from the “Art of The Cup” Exhibit.
Traditional English Tea--
A glass of sherry, sparkling wine, chardonnay, specialty cocktail or nonalcoholic cocktail.
A properly brewed pot of tea. English tea sandwiches: truffle egg salad, cucumber, smoked salmon, smoked turkey, curry chicken salad, & lobster salad. Black currant and walnut scones
with raspberry preserves, Devonshire cream, lemon curd, & vanilla bean whipped cream. A miniature cake, tartlet, chocolate covered strawberry, & truffle.
Live music, dance performances, second line, food, art, kid's activities and health fair.
In a City that celebrates everything, we say lets celebrate the end of hurricane season. And by celebrating, we contribute to the future preparedness of our city by raising awareness for evacuteer.org and the countless volunteers and community organizations who support our mission.
This year, 2014, we have even more to celebrate. The quietest hurricane season since 1982. The installation of EvacuSpots around New Orleans that now creatively mark evacuation pick-up points. Media coverage from around the country and the globe. The largest number of trained and specialized Evacuteers. And #ByeBye6 in a new, bigger venue, with bigger entertainment: Big Sam's Funky Nation, Wild Magnolias Mardi Gras Indians, Flow Tribe, To Be Continued Brass Band, Walker Landry Marching Band with performances by the Cherry Bombs and the Organ Ginders!
TROUPE LAYAYA PRESENTS ~ Dorothy's Adventures in OZ!
Come along as we follow Dorothy on her adventures in the land of Oz! This classic tale picks up when Dorothy steps from her farmhouse into Munchkinland and follows along as she meets new friends along the way, braves the Wicked Witch of the West, faces the mysterious Wizard of Oz and learns the lessons that she must know to get safely back home.
Saturday Nov. 15 doors 630pm - show 7pm.
Belle Chasse High School Auditorium
Ticket info: (504) 345-YAYA or www.Layaya.org
$5 Advance - $7 at Door
Shelby Bergeron - Dorothy
Sarah Hotard - Wicked Witch of the West
Alex Murden - Glinda the Good
Jackson Catron - The Scarecrow
John St Claire - The Tin Man
Peyton Pipher - The Lion
Blaine Mack - The Flying Monkey
Special Guest Star - Bart Pittari - The Wizard of Oz
A night of original ballet, short opera and music composed by Allen Hall.
On November 17th, Allen Hall will present a ballet and three short operas all composed this year and exposing the audience to see how they really feel about situations that just seem normal. He is proud to be featuring many local talented dancers and musicians such as Christine Johnson, Alex Richardson, Max Welch, and Jonathon Dacula, as well as many others.
The show will be at 9pm at Café Istanbul on St Claude. Ticket prices tba. Any questions, please contact Allen Hall at email@example.com
A zany evening of whimsical wonder featuring engaging entertainment and delightful delectables to benefit Tulane Hillel!
Valet parking provided.
Patron Reception: 6:30pm - Party 7:30
“Schmancy” is a fundraising gala that will take place at the Goldie & Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life on Thursday, November 20th. The event will feature delicious food catered by Harveen Khera of Hillel’s Kitchen, drinks, entertainment in the style of a 1920’s Speak Easy, and presentation of the first “Big Pastrami” award, honoring a young Tulane alumnus making an impact on the local community.
Tickets go on sale Sept. 18, 2014!
Snake Oil is proud to bring you the Unholy Roller Revival, a burlesque variety show with the fire and brimstone of an old time Pentecostal tent revival, but with no pesky damnation & judgment. If you grew up religious, like to laugh when Jimmy Swaggart sleeps with hookers, or if you love music and burlesque, then this is the show for you! The Unholy Roller Revival takes you on a journey to a bygone era when dancing ladies, musicians, and sideshows traveled with religious revivals to towns far and wide, to entertain and save the public, while relieving them of a few dollars. This event pays homage to that era by rolling all of the music, dancing, sideshow, and gospel into one hilarious show that lampoons religion & is guaranteed to have you in the aisles, jumping up & down, and screaming, "HALLELUJAH"! With, St. Cecelia's Asylum Chorus, Dr. Sick's Sacred Sextette, Pastor Ben Wisdom, Little Luna, Ginger Licious, GoGo McGregor, & Lady Lucerne.
New Orleans largest costumed wintertime festival kicks off the holiday spirit on December 13! Live Music by Category 6 and Big Sam's Funky Nation, several drink specials, and thousands of people!
Running of the Santas is the hottest costumed holiday tradition in the country where thousands of participants dress in their favorite Christmastime costumes to partake in revelry and merrymaking. The event starts at 3 pm at Barcadia at 601 Tchoupitoulas Street and moves to Generations Hall at 6 pm which is when the "fun run" occurs.
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.