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

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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...

Figure Drawing Sessions at Forstall Art Supplies

DATE
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
through Tue, Feb 24, 2015
DETAILS

Every Tuesday at 7:00 pm-9:00pm

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 If you pay for 10 sessions in advance you get the 11th for free.

LOCATION

Forstall Art Supplies
3135 Calhoun Street
New Orleans , LA 70125

EVENT WEBSITE

Drowning In Blue presents "Danny and the Deep Blue Sea" a play by John Patrick Shanley

DATE
Wed, Jan 14, 2015
through Fri, Jan 30, 2015
DETAILS

Wednesday - Saturday evenings , January 14-30th at 7PM at Café Istanbul

"Danny and the Deep Blue Sea"
a play by John Patrick Shanley

presented by Drowning In Blue
Drowning In Blue is a New Orleans & New York based production collective of filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, playwrights and producers. www.drowninginblue.com

directed by Peter Jensen
starring Joshua Mark Sienkiewicz and Jamie Neumann

ABOUT THE PLAY:
An explosive, deeply affecting study of alienation and the redemptive power of love. "a wrenching love story that swept through the downtown Circle in the Square last night like a tidal wave." NY Daily News. "the play is the equivalent of sitting at ringside watching a prize fight that concludes in a loving embrace." NY Times. "a funny, frightening, hypnotically fascinating evening of theatre" Drama-Logue.

LOCATION

Cafe Istanbul
2372 St. Claude behind the N.O. Healing Center
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

Jesus Christ Superstar at Le Petit Theatre

DATE
Fri, Jan 16, 2015
through Fri, Jan 30, 2015
DETAILS

January 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, @ 7:30 pm; Jan. 25 @ 3:00 pm

Broadway’s first rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart. Jesus' meteor-like rise provides a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. Performances January 16 – 30 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

Only on Oak Dishcrawl

DATE
Tue, Jan 27, 2015
through Wed, Jan 28, 2015
DETAILS

Event is Tues., Jan. 27th and Wed., Jan 28th, 7pm-9:30pm.

Aside from great food and great people, New Orleans has great neighborhoods. Experience all three at the first Dishcrawl of 2015 on Oak Street! TUESDAY, JAN. 27TH and WEDNESDAY JANUARY 28TH, 7pm-9:30pm. Along with a group of your fellow foodies, we'll visit three eclectic restaurants, meet the chefs and owners, and try three special prix fixe dishes at each stop. It's a great night to get out and have fun with friends while you try new food and find new favorites. Vegetarians & some allergies can be accommodated! TICKETS: www.dishcrawl.com/neworleans

Where to Meet Us: All ticket holders will be notified of meeting location via email, 48 hours prior to the event. Follow us on Twitter @Dishcrawlnola or on Facebook and be the first to know!

LOCATION

Mellow Mushroom
8227 Oak St
New Orleans, LA 70118

EVENT WEBSITE

AMERICANA: Different Voices

DATE
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
through Sat, Jan 31, 2015
DETAILS

Fri, Sat, Sun at 8pm and 9:30pm

AMERICANA is a trilogy of performances presented by Compleat Stage, a New Orleans-based, 501(c)3 non-profit professional performing ensemble.

Episode 1, entitled Different Voices, takes an intimate look into the private moments and public tasks that make up the experience of being or becoming an American. The show examines the heritage, history and challenges that affect our pursuit of happiness, chasing our dreams, and finding a home.

Follow the ensemble of musicians and actors as they navigate the patch work of cultures, rules, procedures and traditions that make up “America.”

LOCATION

The Tigermen Den
3113 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands

DATE
Thu, Feb 12, 2015
through Tue, Feb 17, 2015
DETAILS

During every Mardi Gras parade beginning with Muses on Thursday, February 12, 2015 and ending on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Come experience the best of Mardi Gras with Tipitina's Foundation! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the most spectacular floats, the most impressive marching bands, and enjoy it all from a comfortable, one-of-a-kind vantage point.

Our grandstands are adjacent to a luxurious hospitality suite where guests can enjoy a fresh buffet, fine beverages, and clean restrooms while taking a break from the action. Once recuperated, it's only a few short steps back to the heart of it all!

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, please contact Marissa Allweiss (marissa@tipitinas.com) or Nathan Wendte (nathan@tipitinas.com); 504-309-7934.

Ticket purchases are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands are sponsored by New Belgium Brewing, WWLTV, and supported by Cook Me Somethin' Mister and Marcello's.

LOCATION

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
828 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
Bands marching past the Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands.

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands

DATE
Thu, Feb 12, 2015
through Tue, Feb 17, 2015
DETAILS

During every Mardi Gras parade beginning with Muses on Thursday, February 12, 2015 and ending on Mardi Gras Day, Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Come experience the best of Mardi Gras with Tipitina's Foundation! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the most spectacular floats, the most impressive marching bands, and enjoy it all from a comfortable, one-of-a-kind vantage point.

Our grandstands are adjacent to a luxurious hospitality suite where guests can enjoy a fresh buffet, fine beverages, and clean restrooms while taking a break from the action. Once recuperated, it's only a few short steps back to the heart of it all!

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, please contact Marissa Allweiss (marissa@tipitinas.com) or Nathan Wendte (nathan@tipitinas.com); 504-309-7934.

Ticket purchases are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands are sponsored by New Belgium Brewing, WWLTV, and supported by Cook Me Somethin' Mister and Marcello's.

LOCATION

Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
828 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
Stand eye-level with impressive floats!
Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands
Bands marching past the Tipitina's Foundation Mardi Gras Grandstands.

Barbie's Dream Funeral, a Benefit for LGBTQ Youth

DATE
Fri, Feb 13, 2015
through Sun, Feb 15, 2015
DETAILS

There will be three shows, all at 8pm on Friday Feb 13, Saturday Feb 14 and Sunday Feb 15

An evening of laughter, Barbie's Dream Funeral is Michael McNight's acclaimed comedy show with all three performances benefiting LGBTQ youth in New Orleans. Mr.McNight is the author of "This Splendid Day" and the subject of the internationally award winning documentary "They Glow in the Dark," and was a long time New Orleans resident

LOCATION

Marigny Theater
2240 St Claude, Ave around corner from AllWays
New Orleans, LA 70117

EVENT WEBSITE

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

New Orleans Celtic Festival

DATE
Fri, Feb 27, 2015
through Sun, Mar 1, 2015
DETAILS

Musical & Dance performances Friday - Sunday

New Orleans Celtic Festival is an annual event dedicated to preserving and promoting the Celtic heritage & culture here in Louisiana through education, music, games, piping, dance and traditional activities part of our culture.

Check out the Celtic Fest website for event details.

LOCATION

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

Irish Week

DATE
Mon, Mar 9, 2015
through Tue, Mar 17, 2015
DETAILS

Monday - Friday 11am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday 9am - 10pm
St. Patrick's Day 8am - 10pm

Activities every day leading up to the St. Patrick's Day BlowOut. Check The Irish House website for more event details.

LOCATION

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

EVENT WEBSITE

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