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

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The Country Club Introduces WEEKDAY Brunch & Late Night Grilled Cheese Awesomeness

DATE
Mon, Apr 20, 2015
through Mon, Apr 18, 2016
DETAILS

Everyday beginning this past Monday April 20, 2015

The Country Club, "gem of the Bywater," now shines even brighter. Chef Maryjane Rosas has provided New Orleanians with weekday Brunch! We can now all have BRUNCH for lunch. You no longer have to wait for the weekend to get your brunch on.
Finally! Now we’ll be serving brunch in addition to our usual lunch menu Monday through Friday 10am-4pm!
Check out the attached menu. We can't wait for everyone to come on in for a bloody mary or mimosa and a scrumptious meal!
And, what does everyone want to eat late at night? Grilled Cheese. Our new “LATE NIGHT CHEESE” menu is a thing of Country Club kitchen pride and joy. It's fully loaded with cheese every way you can eat it. Our late night menu continues to be served after restaurant dining hours: Sun.-Thurs beginning at 9pm, & Fri. & Sat. beginning at 10pm.
As usual we've also just released our latest spring/summer dinner & weekend brunch menus, which you can find on our website.

LOCATION

The Country Club
634 Louisa St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
Brunch for Lunch Served Every Mon-Fri 10am-4pm in addition to regular lunch menu.
Late Night (Grilled Cheese Awesomeness) Menu

Salu's 2nd Annual Mussel Fest

DATE
Sat, Aug 1, 2015
through Mon, Aug 31, 2015
DETAILS

Beginning August 1 and running through the month

Salu Bistro and Bar is excited for its 2nd Annual Mussel Fest, beginning this Saturday, August 1st and running throughout the month of August. Mussel Fest goes beyond the traditional mussel dish and highlights a special menu surrounding “all things mussels.” Salu’s everyday menu includes over eight types of mussels (more than any other New Orleans restaurant!), which have become a major staple and the inspiration behind Mussel Fest.

Executive Chef Dustin Brien’s Mussel Fest menu features two of last year’s customer favorites, the Smoked Mussels & Tomato Bisque and Mussels Cioppino with jumbo shrimp, bay scallops, drum, stewed tomatoes, red wine and grilled sourdough (photos below). The menu also includes a few additional new items: Mussel & Anchovy Escabeche with citrus, jalapeño, tarragon, radish and grilled sourdough; Warm Mussel Flatbread with pepperoncini, cherry tomato, feta and cucumber yogurt; and Mussels Carbonara with summer peas, pork belly, sheep’s milk cheese and bucatini. The menu is served a la carte, or can be served as a prefixe meal for $37.

LOCATION

Salu
3226 Magazine Street

Free Guitar Lessons

DATE
Mon, Aug 3, 2015
through Mon, Aug 31, 2015
DETAILS

Every Sunday in August at 1:00pm

Join us for FREE group guitar lessons every Sunday in August at 1:00pm! Bring your guitar, meet other guitarists, and learn some new licks and tricks. open to the public. Guitar Center is committed to being a part of the local music community.

LOCATION

Guitar Center New Orleans
1000 S. Clearview Pkwy Suite 1040
New Orleans, LA 70123

The Cradle Will Rock

DATE
Fri, Aug 7, 2015
through Sat, Aug 22, 2015
DETAILS

Aug. 7 - 9, 14 - 16, 20 - 22

Cripple Creek Theatre Company (CCTC) presents a production of Marc Blitzstein’s 1937 American opera "The Cradle Will Rock". The show follows a union strike in a fictitious town called Steeltown, USA. With musical direction by avant-garde composer, Tucker Fuller, CCTC’s production of "The Cradle Will Rock" will educate audience members on the necessity of collective organizing, showcase the play’s hilarious and brilliant script, and initiate discussion on its relevance to New Orleans today. As part of the CCTC’s belief that theatre is a vital act of community engagement that should be accessible to all people, all performances of "The Cradle Will Rock" will be FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The show features amazing local talent with a sixteen-person cast including Emilie Whelan, Ian Hoch, Clint Johnson, Sherri Marina, Amy Alvarez, Ashley Rose Butler, Monica Harris, and Francesca McKenzie.

LOCATION

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

Layla Messkoub: Botanical Explorations at The Foundation Gallery

DATE
Sat, Aug 8, 2015
through Mon, Aug 31, 2015
DETAILS

Gallery open 10 - 6pm daily, except Tuesdays

The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Botanical Explorations, new work by Layla Messkoub. The exhibition will open in celebration of Dirty Linen Night 2015 and will be up through August 31. 25% of proceeds from the show, as well as the gallery shop, will be donated to the Mini Art Center, a non-profit art space in Algiers Point offering affordable art classes, workshops, and open studio hours for children and their families.

LOCATION

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

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Mad Hatter Tea

DATE
Sat, Aug 15, 2015
through Sun, Aug 16, 2015
DETAILS

Saturday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 16 at 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

A very merry unBirthday to you! Head to Windsor Court for an afternoon dedicated to the imagination and wonder of Alice and her friends. Guests will enjoy the finest teas and Wonderland-themed treats. Children will love the chance to meet Alice herself and pose for a photo. Adults will choose from a selection of specialty cocktails, like the “Queen of Hearts,” a mixture of lemon juice, strawberry mint syrup, Hendrick’s Gin and Prosecco.

Pricing is $37 for adults and $27 for children, plus tax and gratuity.

Reservations are required. For reservations, call (504) 596-4773 or visit www.windsorcourthotel.com/le-salon.

LOCATION

Le Salon at Windsor Court
300 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Community Uprising: Katrina, Resilience, Resistance & Culture After 10 Years

DATE
Thu, Aug 20, 2015
through Fri, Aug 21, 2015
DETAILS

Day 1: August 20, 2015 9am-6pm
Rebel Music: August 20, 2015 6:45pm-8:45pm [Cafe Istanbul 2372 St. Claude Ave.]
Day 2: August 21, 2015 10am-7pm

The Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies is organizing a two-day conference to centralize the ongoing struggles and resiliency of communities of color in post-Katrina New Orleans. This conference coincides with the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and brings together international, national and local thought leaders to discuss recovery, community resilience and place. This concept of resilience will be problematized within the context of disaster in communities that struggle with chronic and toxic stress. A key component will be exploring the role of culture as a protective factor against chronic stress; and the potential for transformation through resilience.

LOCATION

Ellis Marsalis Center
1901 Bartholomew St.
New Orleans, LA 70117

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

5th Annual NOLA Horror Film Fest

DATE
Fri, Sep 25, 2015
through Sun, Sep 27, 2015
DETAILS

Fri at 5:30pm-12am
Sat and Sun at 12pm-12am

The NOLA Horror Film Fest is committed to celebrating the craft and advancing the art form of horror genre films. The films and shorts that are screened during the Festival are chosen by film critics and filmmakers by vote at the end of July. We will publicly announce the chosen films to be shown at this year’s Festival mid-August and will feature outstanding films of the genre by emerging filmmakers.

The NOHFF is open to the public and tickets will be available in advance (mid-August) thru our website or at door the day of Festival. Single screening tickets are $10 ($8 in advance), Day Passes will be available from $20 - $40, Weekend Passes for $75 or Weekend VIP passes for $150.

LOCATION

Rare Form
437 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116

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