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Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
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Sunday March 23 at 6:30 PM
Sunday March 23 at 10:30 PM
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Sunday March 23 at 11:00 AM
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Bamboula 2000 at Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival 2013. Photo by Melanie Merz.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation celebrates the music and culture of the African diaspora at the seventh annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival, March 22-23, in Armstrong Park. This free event celebrates the cultural diversity of New Orleans and the melting pot of traditions that gave rise to our unique music. We feature the music and dance of Africa, the Caribbean, the American Gulf South and beyond in this two-day, family-friendly festival.

Music Schedule for Saturday, March 22:

11:00 am to 11:40 am     Latin Drum Circle - bring your drum and join in
11:40 am to 12:00 pm     Bombazo Dance Co.
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm     Zion Trinity
12:45 pm to 1:00 pm      Culu & N'Kafu Traditional African Dance
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm        Buku Broux
2:00 pm to 2:15 pm        Tekrema Dance Theater
2:15 pm to 3:15 pm        Los Caballeros del Son
3:15 pm to 4:00 pm        Kokanko Sata
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm        Boukman Eksperyans from Haiti
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm        Battle of the Mardi Gras Indians
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm        Red Baraat

Music Schedule for Sunday, March 23:

11:00 am to 11:40 am     African Drum Circle – bring your drum and join in
11:40 am to 12:00 pm     Bombazo Dance Co.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm      Bamboula 2000
1:00 pm to 1:15 pm        N'Fungola Sibo Dance Theater
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm        NationBeat plus Cha Wa
2:15 pm to 2:45 pm        Kokanko Sata from Mali
2:45 pm to 3:00 pm        Kumbuka African Dance Ensemble
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm        CLASS GOT BRASS contest of student brass bands and Trombone Shorty Horn Give-Away
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm        Hot 8 Brass Band
6:00 pm to 6:30 pm        3D Na’Tee
6:30 p.m. to 7:00 pm      Dee-1
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm        DJ Mannie Fresh with special guests

Click here for more information about the festival.

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:00 AM
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Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 12:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
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Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
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MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 3:00 PM
Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 7:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 AM
Repeats every day until Tue Apr 01 2014 except Wed Mar 19 2014, Mon Mar 24 2014, Wed Mar 26 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014 except Sun Mar 09 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:00 AM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014 except Sun Mar 02 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 2:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
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The Congo Square Preservation Society hosts African Drumming every Sunday in Congo Square/Armstrong Park from 2 pm - 5 pm.

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014 except Sun Mar 30 2014.
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:00 AM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 7:30 PM
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Live Nation Presents The 10th Annual Green 17 Tour With Flogging Molly plus Drowning Men

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
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Lu and Charlie’s Revisited featuring Germaine Bazzle + Peter Harris

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 5:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Apr 28 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 AM
Repeats every week until Tue Apr 01 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 4:00 PM
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NICKEL A DANCE is a free series of Sunday afternoon jazz concerts each spring and fall that is a hit with children, families, seniors and the general dancing public that don’t tend to go to night clubs.  It attracts a diverse group of fans that meet on Frenchmen Street to celebrate jazz as America’s original dance music while listening to the best of today’s classic jazz bands.

 

 

 

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 3:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
Sunday March 23 at 7:30 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 AM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 12:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Apr 28 2014.
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Apr 28 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 3:30 PM
Sunday March 23 at 7:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
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MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:30 AM
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SING ME A STORY, TELL ME A SONG: WHEN WRITING DEMANDS MELODY

There’s a reason why some of the best writing is easy on the ears. Language began as an aural tradition. In Western literature, the relationship between storytelling and melody dates back to the lyric poems of antiquity. That may be why Bob Dylan — who has won nearly every music award on the planet — appears to have a chance to win a Nobel Prize for Literature. But when do popular songs rate as literature? Storytellers David Simon, Tom Piazza and Luke Winslow-King consider the literary power of songwriting with journalist and host of WWNO's "Music Inside Out," Gwen Thompkins.

Palm Court Jazz Café, 1204 Decatur Street. Free admission with Festival Panel Pass or $10 at the door.

Sunday March 23 at 1:00 PM
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“ROLL WITH IT: INTEGRATING WORDS, ART, AND MUSIC” featuring Matt Sakakeeny, Willie Birch, and the Hot 8 Brass Band.

In the public mind, the musical traditions of New Orleans have long overshadowed literature and visual art. Author Matt Sakakeeny and artist Willie Birch insist that these three artistic realms are inseparable. Discussing their book Roll With It: Brass Bands in the Streets of New Orleans, they argue that the methods for making literature and visual art complement one another and are directly related to the process of making music. Joining members of the Hot 8 Brass Band in a discussion about creative artistry, Sakakeeny and Birch will show how jazz funerals, second line parades, Mardi Gras Indian ceremonies and other local cultural forms are models for creating literature, visual art, and music. The Hot 8 will perform selections throughout the presentation.

Palm Court Jazz Café, 1204 Decatur Street. Free admission with Festival Panel Pass or $10 at the door.

Sunday March 23 at 2:30 PM
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THE JAZZ REVIVAL REVISTED

Two leading exponents of the traditional New Orleans clarinet style, Tom Sancton and Dr. Michael White, celebrate the so-called jazz revival that began in the 1950s and ’60s. Sancton learned at the feet of George Lewis and other traditional greats at Preservation Hall and was a member of the Olympia Brass Band; White cut his teeth with the Doc Paulin Brass Band, later played at Preservation Hall, and went on to international fame leading his own group and recording with Wynton Marsalis and other latter day jazz stars. The two clarinetists will discuss the jazz revival and play musical tribute to some of its leading figures—including George Lewis, Papa Celestin, Sweet Emma Barrett, and Kid Thomas Valentine.

Palm Court Jazz Café, 1204 Decatur Street. Free admission with Festival Panel Pass or $10 at the door.

Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014 except Sun Feb 16 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 7:00 PM
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MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:00 AM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 2:00 PM
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The New Orleans/Louisiana premiere of "Zanna, Don't! (A Musical Fairy Tale)" will open at The Shadowbox Theatre, located at 2400 St. Claude Avenue-New Orleans, LA-70117, on March 14 and run March 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, and 30. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night performances will begin at 8pm and Sunday matinee performances will begin at 2pm
 
"Zanna, Don't" is a critically-acclaimed, award-winning 2003 off-Broadway musical written by Tim Acito with additional lyrics and material by Alexander Dinelaris. The show is set in a parallel magical universe where homosexuality is the norm and heterosexuality is taboo. Set in a mid-western all-American type town, the action takes place at heterophobic Heartsville High. Zanna, the school matchmaker (think Dolly Levi with more flair), brings together happy same-sex couples until the football team's handsome quarterback and the lovely captain of the Girls' Intramural Mechanical Bull-Riding Team begin to discover their feelings for each other.  
 
In addition to receiving several 2003 Drama Desk and Outer Critic Circle award nominations, the original production of "Zanna, Don't" won the Lucille Lortel award for best choreography as well as the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater Production and was voted Favorite Off-Broadway Musical in the Broadway.com Audience Awards. 
 
Following the sold out run of the Big Easy Award nominated "Evil Dead the Musical", "Zanna Don't" will be quite a change of pace; going from the world of blood, dismemberment, and evil Candarian demons to a celebration of love and diversity! "See 'Em On Stage: A Production Company" is proud to continue its mission of bringing musicals to the New Orleans theater community that are brand new to local audiences. 
 
"Zanna, Don't!" is produced and directed by Christopher Bentivegna. Choreography and assistant direction is provided by Lindsey Romig. Natalie True is the music director (leading a live rock band). 
 
Ariel Schwab will serve as production manager. Caroline St. Amant is the stage manager and Michelle deMontluzin is the production designer. Elizabeth Corley will contribute to special effects. 
 
Joshua Brewer will play the title role of Zanna. Larry Johnson will play the role of Mike. Janie Heck will play the role of Kate. Allee Peck will play the role of Roberta. Kali Russell will play the role of Candi. Lloyd Meekins will play the role of Tank. Brian-Eric Lugo will play the role of Arvin. Price Provenzano will play the role of Steve and Elyse McDaniel will play various roles. 
 
For tickets, patrons can call The Shadowbox Theatre box office: 504-298-8676.

 

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
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Two shows, at 8pm & 10pm.

 

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 2:00 PM
Repeats every 2 weeks until Mon Mar 24 2014.
Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
Repeats every 2 weeks until Mon Mar 24 2014.
Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Mar 31 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:30 AM
Repeats every day until Tue Apr 01 2014 except Thu Mar 13 2014.
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Two shows, at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Sunday March 23 at 6:00 PM
Repeats every day until Tue Apr 01 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 11:30 AM
Sunday March 23 at 5:30 PM
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 1:00 PM
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Free and open to music students of all ages and their parents (recommended for middle & high school students).

Sunday March 23 at 5:30 PM
Repeats every week until Mon Apr 07 2014.
MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 2:00 PM
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World renowned Harpists Emily Mitchell and Jaymee Haefner perform as a Harp Duo for their first appearance in New Orleans.

 

Sunday March 23 at 5:00 PM
Sunday March 23 at 9:00 PM
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JAZZ Vespers with popular trumpeter/singer WENDELL BRUNIOUS and Amasa Miller on piano.

The 30 minutes program features musical selections by accomplished Jazz artists and scriptural readings 

 

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 3:00 PM
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The New Orleans Concert Band will be performing their annual “Mid-Spring Concert” this Sunday, March 23 at UNO Performing Arts Center’s Recital Hall. The concert begins at 3pm, is free and open to the public. The NOCB’s website is http://www.neworleansconcertband.org and Facebook is http://www.facebook.com/NewOrleansConcertBand
 
The NOCB’s Mid-Spring concert program is based upon fantasy and features an original symphony that was composed in 1988, based upon Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” stories. While the piece has been performed many times worldwide, the NOCB’s March performance will be the first time the symphony has been performed in New Orleans. The performance will also feature other marches and band compilations, including selections from Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.” 

 

MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 4:00 PM
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Sunday March 23 at 7:00 PM
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Sunday March 23 at 10:00 PM
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MAR 23
Sunday March 23 at 8:00 PM
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