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

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First Fridays at the Tap Room

DATE
Fri, Dec 6, 2013
through Sat, Dec 27, 2014
DETAILS

This event occurs on the First Friday of every month starting at 3PM right after the free tour of the brewery.

Come on down to the NOLA Brewing Tap Room on the First Friday of every month and help your Land Trust for Louisiana protect the land you love! Check out the newest flavors available EXCLUSIVELY at the Tap Room:

Girl Stout Cookie, Hurricane Saison, and Vanilla Coffee Stout just to name a few...

The Tap Room donates 10% of all sales that day to Land Trust for Louisiana. WOW! Great locally-brewed beer AND karma points to kick-start your month?? Conservation has never been this tasty.

"Saving Louisiana...
For You, For Me, Forever."

LOCATION

Nola Brewing Tap Room
3001 Tchoupitoulas
New Orleans, LA

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Abita Creek Flatwoods Reserve
Your donations help protect areas like the one pictured here.
Nola Brewing Tap Room
Sponsored in part by Nola Brewing

Sarsaparilla Popup Tuesdays @ Dante's Kitchen

DATE
Tue, Jul 1, 2014
through Wed, Jul 1, 2015
DETAILS

Every Tuesday from 7pm-1:30am

This will be a once weekly event, every Tuesday. It is a pop up bar @ Dante's Kitchen. Features... live music throughout the summer and hopefully beyond. We feature weekly changes to both our craft cocktails, as well as seasonal and locally sourced small plate offerings. All weekly cocktails and plates are affordably priced at 7 $ each, allowing for a brief and inspired treat or an all evening affair with a date or friends. We are open every Tuesday from 7 pm until 1:30 am. We are as casual as you would like, and as playful as you might hope. Join us!

LOCATION

Sarsaparilla @ Dante's Kitchen
736 Dante St
New Orleans, LA 70118

EVENT WEBSITE

Sarsaparilla features locally sourced and playful bar-fare.
Bacon and goat cheese mousse stuffed beets with jicama and rosemary candy
Sarsaparilla... craft cocktails and craft aluminum can o' suds!
Just one weekly inspiration and an old standby if you can't seem to decide...

Spanish Movie Night - Five Decades of Spanish Cinema - Casa de Espana

DATE
Mon, Aug 4, 2014
through Mon, Dec 1, 2014
DETAILS

- First Monday of every month 7pm

Casa de Espana presents classics of Spaniard cinema on the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m.

8-4-14 Muerte de un ciclista (1955)
 
9-1-14 Viridiana (1961)
 
10-6-14 El verdugo (1963)
 
11-3-14 La escopeta nacional (1978)
 
12-1-14 Los santos inocentes (1984)

 

Full information at 

www.casanola.com

Email: info@casanola.com

(985) 664-9793

 

Free admission - donations encouraged

LOCATION

Cafe Istanbul @ The Healing Center
2372 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Casa De Espana
Spanish Movie Night
Schedule
Movie Schedule

James Michalopoulos: Rapt in Color Exhibition

DATE
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
through Sat, Nov 22, 2014
DETAILS

Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, and Saturday,10 am to 4 pm.

Captivated by the scenes of New Orleans and landscapes of France near his summer studio, James Michalopoulos evokes the spirit of the subject through beautifully layered, textured, and complex color compositions. The exhibition features original paintings from New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival posters, portraits, steel sculptures, and rarely seen works on paper, all enveloped in color by this celebrated New Orleans-based artist.

A self-guided iPad tour focuses on James Michalpoulos: Rapt in Color. It includes background information about the artist and gives participants the opportunity to engage in the art through a self-guided tour with questions and information for contemplation. FREE with museum admission! Check out an iPad at the reception desk and discover more about this amazing artist and his work.

LOCATION

Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Second Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
Passing Daze, James Michalopoulos

French Quarter Festival Call for Musicians

DATE
Wed, Sep 24, 2014
through Sat, Nov 1, 2014
DETAILS

Application deadline is November 1, 2014.

French Quarter Festivals, Inc. is now accepting applications for local musicians interested in performing at the 32nd annual French Quarter Festival, to be held April 9-12, 2015. Louisiana musicians (both union and non-union), are encouraged to apply. To download an application, or for more information about the event, visit fqfi.org. To request an application by mail, contact Entertainment Manager Greg Schatz at 504-522-5730 or via email at greg@fqfi.org.

LOCATION

French Quarter Festivals, Inc.
400 N Peters STE 205
New Orleans, LA 70130
Photo Credit: Zack Smith

Alluvial Constructs

DATE
Sat, Oct 18, 2014
through Sat, Nov 29, 2014
DETAILS

Tue-Sat, 10am-6pm

Artists: Diana Al-Hadid, Wayne Amedee, Joseph Cohen, Simryn Gill, Anastasia Pelias, Simon Pyle, Regina Scully, Kianja Strobert, Michel Varisco, Letha Wilson

LOCATION

Octavia Art Gallery
454 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

EVENT WEBSITE

Prospect.3: Notes for Now

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
through Sun, Jan 25, 2015
DETAILS

Prospect New Orleans is an International Arts Biennial event that will take place from October 25, 2014 through January 25, 2015.

Prospect.3 opens to the public starting with a Ribbon Cutting and Second Line from Louis Armstrong Park to The African American Museum. 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

Louis Armstrong Park
701 N Rampart St United States
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

Le Salon at Windsor Court Hosts Creepy Crawly Tea

DATE
Sat, Oct 25, 2014
through Sun, Oct 26, 2014
DETAILS

Saturday October 25, 2014 at 11am and 2pm
Sunday October 26, 2014 at 11am and 2pm

The Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium will bring creepy and crawly visitors to Le Salon's Halloween Tea. During this three-course tea service, children and will enjoy Halloween-themed treats like ghostly tea sandwiches and pumpkin shaped cookies. Adults will relish seasonal offerings including a cocktail to start, autumn cran-apple harvest tea and pumpkin spice scones.

Each table will feature a creepy centerpiece from the Insectarium, and Audubon representatives will be present to explain all the creatures. Guests will also be entered to win two passes to the Audubon Zoo, Insectarium or Aquarium, raffled at each seating.

Costumes are encouraged for all.

LOCATION

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

Peter & The Starcatcher at Le Petit Theatre

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
through Sun, Nov 23, 2014
DETAILS

November 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 @ 7:30 pm and Nov. 16, 23 @ 3:00 pm

This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you and your family hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. A dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using only their talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination. Performances November 7 - 23 at the historic Le Petit Theatre, steps off Jackson Square.

LOCATION

Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
616 Saint Peter Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

EVENT WEBSITE

Numb

DATE
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
through Sat, Dec 6, 2014
DETAILS

Thursday – Saturday at 8 pm and Sundays at 7 pm. Numb will be part of the New Orleans Fringe from Nov. 20 – 22.

An original play by Goat in the Road Productions, Numb is presented in association with the Cachet Art and Culture Program and the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Numb explores the complicated history of anesthesiology and 19th century medicine, and looks at the ecstasy and intoxication of drugs that alter human consciousness in a quest for pain-free surgery, and the often forgotten human stories that accompany advancement.

Numb is written and directed by Chris Kaminstein and stars ensemble members Leslie Boles, Todd D’Amour, Shannon Flaherty, Ian Hoch, Dylan Hunter, and Francesca McKenzie.

LOCATION

The Ether Dome
3625 St. Claude Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117

Christmas in the District

DATE
Wed, Dec 3, 2014
through Wed, Dec 24, 2014
DETAILS

December 3 - December 24, 2014. Lights start at 5pm till 10pm nightly.

Celebrate the season in New Orleans' historic Warehouse District with dazzling lights along Convention Center Boulevard. Bring the family and dine, drive, and stroll while enjoying Santa, carolers, children’s activities, concerts, and more. Don’t miss the fun! For more details on events and entertainment please visit the website, christmasinthedistrict.com.

LOCATION

Convention Center Blvd
900 Convention Center Blvd. United States
New Orleans, LA 70130

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

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