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Comedy Night

DATE
Fri, Jan 30, 2015
TIME
8:30pm - 10:30pm

Come join us for a night of laughs! $10 at door.

LOCATION

The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

Mardi Gras Costume Sale!

DATE
Sat, Jan 31, 2015
TIME
12:00pm - 5:00pm

It's Carnival season, and that means that it's time to costume!

Come out to the Kingpin, and make it your one stop Carnival shop. We'll have costumes, headdresses, crowns, fancy hats, feather boa jackets, sparkly shoes, head pieces, weird accoutrements and many, many more things to assist you in your costume adventures. A variety of festive wear for all the fly ladies and dapper fellas.

Have a cocktail or two, browse our items, and plan your parade days and shenanigans this season. Carnival is here, y'all. Plan accordingly.

We'll see you on Krewe du Vieux Saturday, January 31st, from Noon-5pm at the Kingpin!

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WHAT: Mardi Gras Costume Sale!

WHERE: Kingpin Bar, 1307 Lyons
(at Prytania, behind the Zara's)

WHEN: Saturday, January 31, 2015 from Noon-5pm

Contact:

Marigold Pascual
marigoldpascual@gmail.com
504.864.3569

LOCATION

The Kingpin
1307 Lyons at Prytania, behind Zara's
New Orleans, LA 70115
Headdresses, Costumes, and Masks, oh my!
Mardi Gras Costume Sale at the Kingpin Bar, New Orleans. Taken 2014

Sunday Sound Meditation with Sarah Quintana

DATE
Sun, Feb 1, 2015
TIME
10:00am - 11:00am

Sarah Quintana returns to the Marigny Opera House to perform this week’s Sunday Sound Meditation. Free to all; donations gladly accepted.

LOCATION

Marigny Opera House
725 St. Ferdinand
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

PechaKucha Night NOLA Vol. 15 "The Power of Design"

DATE
Tue, Feb 3, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ever wonder how design can prepare students for life? How it is applied in the real world? Join us in the Idea Lab to hear the professionals below speak about how they utilize design principles in their work.

Come join us in the special event curated by the folks at Idea Lab at St. Martin's School and join in on the conversation of " The Power of Design"

LOCATION

Idea Lab @ St. Martin's Episcopal School
225 Green Acres
Metairie, LA 70003

EVENT WEBSITE

PechaKucha Night NOLA Vol. 15 "The Power of Design"

DATE
Tue, Feb 3, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ever wonder how design can prepare students for life? How it is applied in the real world? Join us in the Idea Lab to hear the professionals below speak about how they utilize design principles in their work.

Come join us in the special event curated by the folks at Idea Lab at St. Martin's School and join in on the conversation of " The Power of Design"

LOCATION

Idea Lab @ St. Martin's Episcopal School
225 Green Acres
Metairie, LA 70003

EVENT WEBSITE

Satire and New Orleans Carnival

DATE
Thu, Feb 5, 2015
TIME
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Louisiana State Museum historian Dr. Karen Leathem explores the tradition of satire in New Orleans carnival from the infamous Momus and Comus parades of the Reconstruction era to the antics of Krewe du Vieux today. Come discover how Mardi Gras has provided a stage for creative commentary related to politics, current events, and social change.

Image Caption: "Knights at the Bar" float, which satirized the women’s temperance movement. From the Phunny Phorty Phellows parade guide, 1881. Louisiana State Museum, 1996.001.01.24.

LOCATION

The Cabildo
701 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices at the Whitney Plantation

DATE
Fri, Feb 6, 2015
TIME
5:30pm - 7:30pm

On February 6, 2015, the Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices, a Denver- based group, will perform a selection of Negro spirituals in the historic Antioch Church on the grounds of the Whitney Plantation.
These songs arose out of communities of enslaved Africans in the 18th and 19th centuries. The BLW have performed this hauntingly beautiful music across the country to high acclaim.
Before the concert, Dr. Ibrahima Seck, author of Bouki Fait Gombo and Director of Research for the Whitney Plantation will speak on the enslaved community of Louisiana and the Whitney Plantation, illuminating the legacies that Africans left on the American landscape.
This event will begin at 5:30 PM with a light reception in the visitor center. The lecture and performance will follow at 6:00 PM.
There will be an opportunity after the performance to meet the choir and Dr. Seck.
Tickets are $40. Advance purchase recommended by calling 225 265 3300 or emailing Arogers@whitneyplantation.com

LOCATION

Whitney Plantation
5099 La Hwy 18 (River Road)
Wallace, LA 70049

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Bennie L. Williams Spiritual Voices
Whitney Plantation

Chewabacchanal

DATE
Sat, Feb 7, 2015
3:00pm - 2:00am

The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus will throw their annual Carnival Parade and Chewbacchanal on February 7th, 2015. The Parade rolls prompt at 6pm on an all new longer route through the Bywater and Marigny neighborhoods. The Science Fiction and Fantasy themed Krewe is doing a full-tilt religious parody theme this year… “Cult of the Sacred Drunken Wookiee”. The parade will feature an 11 foot tall golden wookiee effigy surrounded by a group of dancing devotees and over fifty sub-krewes rolling with their own satirical themes and group costumes.

LOCATION

Chewbacchanal
4300 Saint Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Krewe of Barkus | Bark Wars: Return of the K-9

DATE
Sun, Feb 8, 2015
TIME
2:00pm - 5:00pm

A short time from now in a parallel dimension not so far, the Mystic Krewe of Barkus will host its’ annual carnival parade on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 2pm. The theme is set for Bark Wars: Return of the K-9.

Dogs who want to be members of the krewe should get their humans to register at
www.barkus.org. The pre-pawty parade at Louis Armstrong Park will start at 10:30am and the
23rd Annual Krewe of Barkus parade starts promptly at 2pm and follows a 15-block route
through the Vieux Carré, stopping at the VIP Reviewing Stand at Good Friends Bar, corner
Dauphine and St. Ann, where VIPs (and those who desire to be VIPs) will toast the Royal Court.

May the Bones be with us all.

EVENT WEBSITE

Bacchus Bash 2015

DATE
Sun, Feb 15, 2015
TIME
12:00pm - 8:00pm

Bacchus Bash is a day-long party that precedes the renowned Bacchus parade. The popular Mardi Gras tradition is an indoor/outdoor party showcasing several stages, some of the city’s best local bands and great drink specials. This year the extravaganza starts at noon on February 15 and features the bands Flow Tribe, Category 6, and the Top Cats. Bacchus Bash offers free live music as well as food and full service bars at the outdoor block party. VIP tickets are available with grandstand access outside, open bar, free food, private restrooms, and inside balcony access for $200. For VIP tickets, please visit metronightclubneworleans.com.

LOCATION

Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Drive
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sea Shanty Night

DATE
Thu, Feb 19, 2015
TIME
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for a night of nautical merriment! The New Orleans Sea Shanty Krewe will be performing sea shanties and other maritime songs at the pub.

LOCATION

The Irish House
1432 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sunday Musical Meditation with Amelia Clingman, violin and viola

DATE
Sun, Feb 22, 2015
TIME
5:00pm - 6:00pm

New Orleans violinist and violist Amelia Clingman will perform this week’s Sunday Musical Meditation. Amelia will be playing selections from J.S. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitias for Solo Violin and the Six Suites for Violoncello (played on the viola). Other solo works and improvisations may be included in the program. Free to all; donations gladly accepted.

LOCATION

Marigny Opera House
725 St. Ferdinand
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Leprechaun Pub Crawl: LEPRECRAWL

DATE
Sat, Mar 7, 2015
TIME
3:00pm - 10:00pm

Leprecrawl brings a St Patrick's holiday pub-crawl party to Faubourg St John and Mid-City with music, costume contests, discounts, and specials. Wristbands are $10 to raise funds for Gradeuxity, a positive reinforcement education initiative that awards graduating seniors a check of $50 in a booklet of life skills at a college/career expo in May.

• 3:00 – 4:30 – NONNA MIA & CAFE DEGAS & HALF SHELL & SWIRL
• 4:30 – 6:00 – PALS
• 6:00 – 7:30 – PARKWAY BAKERY
• 7:30 – 9:00 – BAYOU BEER GARDEN
• 9:00 – tbd – HOLY GROUND

Leprecrawl and Gradeuxity are the projects of The Creativity Collective. www.facebook.com/events/749024295163442. Purchase wristband at www.creativitycollective.com/store. Tickets are $15 at the door. Twenty-one and older. ID required.

LOCATION

Cafe Degas
3127 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

The Flesh Art Show

DATE
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
7:00pm - 12:00am

A fine art body paint cabaret featuring Gravity A as the live musical backdrop. Body painters and performers from all over the country will participate in this one of a kind event. One Night and 2 shows only! 8 and 10:30 pm

LOCATION

One Eyed Jacks
615 Toulouse St
New Orleans, GA 30662

EVENT WEBSITE

Body Painting flesh art show
Body Painting- Rosemary Kimble, Model-Kim Nicole, Photo-Awalt Art Images
Body Painting/Photo- Craig Tracy, Model- Trixie Minx

Soirée of Feathers

DATE
Sat, Mar 21, 2015
6:00pm - 3:00am

 New Orleans Black Indians Alliance (NOBIA) and Friends of NOBIA are hosting the inaugural Black Masking Indians Soirée. The evening is titled a “Soirée of Feathers”. This will definitely be a night of colors, to live, laugh, and remember.

The following information is provided for your review:
Who:         New Orleans Black Indians Alliance (NOBIA)
What:       "Soiree of Feathers", Bury the Hatchet, Raise the Flag
When:       Saturday, March 21, 2015 Patron party 6-7 pm,
            Dinner/Ceremony 7:30-10:00pm, Entertainment 10:00-3 am
Where:      Sheraton New Orleans Hotel 500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130
Why:         To celebrate a rich and storied New Orleans Culture and Tradition
How:         Single Vision, Collective Work, Self-determination, Creativity, and Purpose
Proceeds:   To fund our high quality program services and activism and other
            charitable organizations in support of our community
RSVP:      NLT February 14, 2015

 

 

LOCATION

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street
New Orleans , LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

Mardi Gras Indians
A Night of Colors, A Time, To Live, Laugh, & Remember
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