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Miss Vesta’s Swamp Galaxy Gala: A Benefit Party for Prospect.3

DATE
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
TIME
7:30pm - 10:30pm

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.

LOCATION

Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

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Wonder Women!: A Burlesque Tribute to Our Favorite Strong Women (Proceeds to Local Women's Shelter)

DATE
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
TIME
9:00pm - 11:30pm

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!

LOCATION

Mag's 940
940 Elysian Fields
New Orleans, LA 70117

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

P.3 Exhibitions at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art open to the public

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
TIME
10:00am - 5:00pm

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.

LOCATION

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Prospect 3: Notes for Now

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
11:00am - 12:00am

- 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.

LOCATION

Washington Square Park
700 Elysian Fields Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Prospect.3: Performance at New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) – Andrea Fraser

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
TIME
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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.

LOCATION

New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Cir United States
New Orleans, LA 70124

EVENT WEBSITE

ARTS ON THE EDGE

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 10:00pm

We are excited to announce the launch of the Marigny Arts District. You can watch our progress at www.marignyartsdistrict.org

Hyph3n-Art, at 1901 Royal Street, along with 7 other businesses will be hosting our inaugural event, Arts on the Edge, this Saturday evening, October 25, 2014.

At Hyph3n-Art Gallery we will be highlighting works by four of our signed artist. Walker Babington and Charles Beau Hoffacker will also be bringing the artist’s studio to the public and creating pieces live on the 25th. Ceramic sculpture by artist Thomas Ashburn and figural metal sculptures by artist Garrett Haab will also be displayed for the first time.

The event will be from 6pm until 10pm. Complimentary drinks provided at each gallery, along with music & eats throughout the event.

LOCATION

Marigny Arts District
1901 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Slow Burn Burlesque presents "ShowGhouls"

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
10:00pm - 12:00am

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!

LOCATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

Notes for Now: A Panel Discussion

DATE
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
1:00pm - 12:00am

- 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.

LOCATION

Dillard University Professional School Building
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122

EVENT WEBSITE

In Search of the Living Dream

DATE
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
TIME
2:00pm - 7:30pm

“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.

LOCATION

The Old Firehouse
720 Mandeville Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Not Haunted

DATE
Mon, Oct 27, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 11:00pm

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).

LOCATION

Union Hotel
914 Union St.
New Orleans, LA 70112

EVENT WEBSITE

Cosmos Transition: Jon Coffelt

DATE
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Cosmos Transition
Jon Coffelt
www.joncoffelt.com

Opening Reception:
October 30, 2014
Exhibition up through December 23, 2014

Proceeds from this exhibition will benefit:
BreakOUT
www.youthbreakout.org

LOCATION

The Foundation Gallery
1109 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Tulane University's Stone Center for Latin American Studies present Day of the Dead Celebration with music by Rumba Buena

DATE
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

LOCATION

Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

The Yen Ve Lou Hallow's Eve Voodoo Ball

DATE
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 9:30pm

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

LOCATION

Voodoo Spiritual Temple
828 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

VOODOOFEST - FREE ANNUAL FESTIVAL EVERY HALLOWEEN

DATE
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
TIME
1:00pm - 7:00pm

VOODOOFEST is our FREE annual festival, held EVERY Halloween, which celebrates the Voodoo religion's many important contributions to New Orleans' traditions. VOODOOFEST’s primary goals are to honor the Ancestors, educate the public about this widely misunderstood religion & to preserve and celebrate the unique Spiritual & Cultural Heritage of New Orleans.

Featuring Haitian Vodou Priestess, MAMA LOLA, New Orleans’ own Voodoo Priest Elmer T. Glover, Marie Laveau researcher Dr. Ina Fandrich, acclaimed local musician Sunpie Barnes, Voodoo Queen Kalindah Laveaux, Amzie Adams and the Voodoo Authentica Ritual Troupe! www.voodoofest.com

LOCATION

Voodoo Authentica of New Orleans Cultural Center & Collection
612 rue Dumaine French Quarter
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

VOODOOFEST
Voodoofest is our Free Annual Festival held every Halloween
VOODOOFEST
From Left: Mambo Maggie, Coco Robicheaux, Mama Lola

K.L. Bone featured at UndeadCon author panel discussion

DATE
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
TIME
2:00pm - 3:30pm

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.

LOCATION

Marriott Hotel at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70130

ALEX AND ALLYSON GREY AND THIRD EYE PRODUCTIONS PRESENT THE DEITIES AND DEMONS BALL NOLA; A CELESTIAL CIRCUS

DATE
Sat, Nov 1, 2014
10:30pm - 4:00am

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.

LOCATION

The Carver Theatre
2101 Orleans Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Hemingbough Blues Festival

DATE
Sun, Nov 2, 2014
TIME
12:30pm - 6:30pm

2014 Hemingbough Blues Festival

Sunday, November 2, 2014
Hemingbough Plantation
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)

Lineup:
“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

LOCATION

Hemingbough Plantation
10101 Hwy 965
St. Francisville, LA 70775

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Debauche with guest Slow Burn Burlesque at Carrollton Station

DATE
Sun, Nov 2, 2014
TIME
9:00pm - 11:30pm

Join, Debauche and Slow Burn Burlesque at Carrollton Station on Sunday November 2nd for a night of excessive partying, dancing, rocking, and taking off clothes! Debauche is going to keep the Voodoo party going with their high energy, gypsy, Russian mafia, punk rock! Come hear new songs from their their brand new CD. And, opening will be the award winning Slow Burn Burlesque. Slow Burn is gonna crank up the heat with the sexiest burlesque show in New Orleans. It's Voodoo and you never know who's gonna show up. Don't miss the best party in the Big Easy. Debauche is the foremost world music band in New Orleans specializing in raucous and rowdy Gypsy Punk Rock. Slow Burn Burlesque is New Orleans' premiere burlesque show. Always sexy, always over the top, and also outrageously hilarious.

LOCATION

Carrollton Station
8140 Willow Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

EVENT WEBSITE

Musician Dinerral Shavers' Legacy Lives On Through a Foundation and a Film

DATE
Thu, Nov 6, 2014
TIME
7:00pm - 10:00pm

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:
http://www.tugg.com/events/10961
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.

LOCATION

AMC Theatres, Elmwood Plaza
1200 Elmwood Park Blvd
Harahan, LA 70123

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

“Raise The Roof For Roots” – Celebrate The Roots Of Music

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
TIME
7:00pm - 11:00pm

On Friday, November 7th at 7 p.m., The Roots of Music will celebrate six years of success with “Raise the Roof for Roots” – a festive evening of live entertainment, tantalizing food, craft beers and open bar taking place at NOLA Brewing. Hosted by Fleurty Girl’s Lauren Thom, the evening promises lots of fun, funk and food. Priced at $85 per person, guests will enjoy savory eats and sweet treats from award-winning Chef Dave Gotter of GG’s Dine-O-Rama, while imbibing on creative cocktails, wine, champagne and a selection of craft beers from NOLA Brewing. A live performance by Big Sam’s Funky Nation is certain to ‘raise the roof’ and a silent auction and special guest appearances will round out the celebratory evening.

LOCATION

NOLA Brewing
3001 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70115

EVENT WEBSITE

Sam Green & Yo La Tengo: The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
TIME
7:30pm - 9:00pm

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.

LOCATION

Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

R. Buckminster Fuller
Sam Green & Yo La Tengo
Sam Green narrates as Yo La Tengo accompanies.

The Moteaux Show

DATE
Sat, Nov 8, 2014
TIME
3:00pm - 8:00pm

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.

LOCATION

The Bomb Factory
4537 N Robertson St
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Art of the Cup of Tea at Le Salon

DATE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
TIME
11:00am - 4:00pm

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.
$37

LOCATION

Le Salon at Windsor Court Hotel
300 Gravier St. United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

Central City Festival

DATE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
TIME
11:00am - 6:00pm

Live music, dance performances, second line, food, art, kid's activities and health fair.

LOCATION

1600 & 1700 blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70113

6th Annual Bye Bye Hurricane Season Celebration

DATE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
TIME
12:00pm - 6:00pm

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!

LOCATION

Armstrong Park
701 N Rampart
New Orleans 70116

Dorothy's Adventures in Oz

DATE
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 9:00pm

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
Staring
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
Munchkins:
Rosa Incer
Jaida Moore
Kailey Hall
Margaret Murden
Gabe Murden
Hernan Incer
Ryan Carroll

LOCATION

Belle Chasse High School Auditorium
Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

MODERN INSTINCTS

DATE
Mon, Nov 17, 2014
TIME
9:00pm - 10:30pm

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 allen.russel.hall@gmail.com

LOCATION

Cafe Istanbul
2372 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
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Schmancy!

DATE
Thu, Nov 20, 2014
TIME
6:30pm - 10:00pm

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
Attire: Schmancy!
“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!

LOCATION

The Mintz Center
912 Broadway Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

EVENT WEBSITE

The Unholy Roller Revival Burlesque Show

DATE
Sun, Nov 23, 2014
TIME
9:00pm - 11:00pm

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.

LOCATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

Running of the Santas New Orleans 2014

DATE
Sat, Dec 13, 2014
TIME
3:00pm - 11:30pm

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.

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Drive
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

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

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