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"Mysterious…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Nov 23, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Nov 23, 2014 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Boesman and Lena

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans returns to Ashé Cultural Arts… more

Celebration in the…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
Kids get the royal holiday treatment at their own Celebration in the Oaks… more

Kirk Franklin…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
Raise the roof Sunday mornings with brunch featuring the explosive energy of… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you and your family hooked… more

Mistletoe Marketplace…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
Kickoff Mistletoe Marketplace in the French Quarter at 4 p.m. on Thursday,… more

New Orleans Poboy…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
Come join us for the New Orleans Poboy Festival. The New Orleans Po-Boy… more

Smoothie King Center…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world… more

THE GUANTÁNAMO PUBLIC…

Nov 23 - 26, 2014
This traveling exhibit examines the history of the U.S. naval base in… more

The Mysterious…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

The New Orleans…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
The New Orleans Fringe has become known for its offbeat and sometimes crazy… more

The Victory Belles…

Nov 23, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

CELEBRATE THE BLACK…

Nov 24 - 24, 2014
Get your fix of Emeril's famed contemporary New Orleans cuisine at the flagship… more

CELEBRATE THE BLACK…

Nov 24 - 24, 2014
Make a pit-stop on the way to the Superdome at the iconic Emeril's Delmonico in… more

CELEBRATE THE BLACK…

Nov 24 - 24, 2014
NOLA, the casual, funky eatery located in the heart of the French Quarter, is a… more

New Orleans Saints…

Nov 24 - 24, 2014
The New Orleans Saints & Baltimore Ravens kick-off at 7:30 pm more

ThinkerKids Holiday…

Nov 24 - 26, 2014
Come explore science, technology, art and math with us at ThinkerKids Holiday… more

Canal Street Lighting…

Nov 25 - 25, 2014
Stroll along Canal Street and watch as the Downtown Development District and… more

"Mysterious…

Nov 23 - 23, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

TICKETS FOR 2008 NBA ALL-STAR JAM SESSION

TICKETS FOR 2008 NBA ALL-STAR JAM SESSION PRESENTED BY ADIDAS ON SALE JAN. 17

– Hornets’ Chris Paul to Donate 100 Tickets to Recovery School District Students –

– First 50 Fans in Line to Receive a Free Ticket –

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2008 - Tickets for the 2008 NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas will go on sale Thursday, Jan. 17 at 1:00pm CST/2:00pm EST. Jam Session Spokesperson and New Orleans Hornets Point Guard Chris Paul will be at the New Orleans Arena to donate 100 Jam Session tickets to local children from the Recovery School District as part of NBA Cares. In addition, the first 50 fans in line at the New Orleans Arena box office beginning at 1:00pm will receive a free ticket to Jam Session from Chris Paul.

”NBA All-Star Jam Session is one of my favorite events during All-Star. It is an experience of a lifetime for kids and fans of all ages. Jam Session is a great way for fans to get close to the NBA and join in the excitement of All-Star in New Orleans,” said Paul. “I’m excited to be in a position where I can give back to the community and give kids the chance to have a lot of fun.”

NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas provides fans the once in a lifetime experience of participating in the NBA All-Star excitement. Fans have the opportunity to meet and collect free autographs from NBA Players and Legends and see some of their favorite NBA players, mascots, dance teams, and celebrities as they hit Center Court in a variety of basketball competitions, including the Legends Shootout, Celebrity Slam Dunk contest, and Mascot Skills Challenge. Young fans can hang out at Kids Zone - with hoops and interactive activities that are the perfect size for kid’s slam dunks, three-pointers and jump shots. Jam Session is non-stop basketball action where fans can shoot, slam, dribble and drive all day, compete against their friends in skills challenges, or get basketball tips from NBA Players and Legends.

Jam Session has become one of the league’s premier events at All-Star, with tickets selling out in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Philadelphia.

Located at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Jam Session dates and times are:

Thursday, February 14 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Friday, February 15 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday, February 16 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Sunday, February 17 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Tickets are available at 800-4-NBA-TIX, Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets or the New Orleans Arena Box Office. Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults…..……………………………………….$20 Children (ages 3 –12)………………$12

Senior Citizens/Military (w/valid ID) ……….$12 Children ages 2 and under………...FREE

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NBA All-Star Jam Session features:

AUTOGRAPH STAGE

NBA and WNBA Players and Legends meet and greet fans and provide free autographs.

SLAM DUNK COURTS

Fans show off their style and skill with gravity-defying, acrobatic dunks on seven- eight- or nine-foot baskets.

CENTER COURT

Jam Session Center Court is a mini-NBA arena complete with a regulation-size hardwood basketball court featuring non-stop NBA style entertainment where fans can get up close and personal to NBA stars and celebrities on hand to take part in basketball games and skills contests.

NBA STORE

The NBA Store is where fans can purchase their official NBA and NBA All-Star apparel and souvenirs.

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Fans can call 1-866-NBA-JAMS or log on to NBA.com/jamsession for more information on NBA All-Star Jam Session presented by adidas.

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