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30 Americans

Apr 23 - Jun 15, 2014
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Kehinde Wiley: An…

Apr 23 - 23, 2014
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The Victory Bells -…

Apr 23 - 30, 2014
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White Glove…

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YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 23 - 23, 2014
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Zurich Classic

Apr 23 - 27, 2014
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Bootsy Collins

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
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Crescent City…

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Slightly Stoopid

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
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Slightly Stoopid with…

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The Andrews Brothers

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
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New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 25 - May 5, 2014
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PINTS & PLAYS

Apr 25 - Nov 25, 2014
PINTS & PLAYS is a monthly play reading in the true spirit of New Orleans. … more

Audubon Aquarium of…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
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Flowtribe

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
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Historic Saturday…

Apr 26 - Nov 22, 2014
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MOGWAI + Majeure

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
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Neighborhood Pet…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be… more

Shamarr Fest at…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
 A new and powerful addition to post-Jazz Fest revelry, Shamarr Fest… more

30 Americans

Apr 23 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

NOLA Pyrate Week Convenes in New Orleans March 26-April 4, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 25, 2010

NOLA Pyrate Week Convenes in New Orleans March 26-April 4, 2010
Pyrates partner with Lowernine.org to help rebuild New Orleans

WHAT: NOLA Pyrate Week

WHERE: Dutch Alley (French Market), Marigny, Lower Garden District
(NOLA Pyrate Week Official Map http://j.mp/b4nYU3)

WHEN: March 26-April 4, 2010

DETAILS:
NOLA Pyrate Week is 10 days of swashbuckling, art, music, food, events and general camaraderie among the Pyrates of New Orleans – past & present – and their mates from around the globe. During their visit, Pyrates commit their time and talents for three, eight-hour days, giving back to the city they love by volunteering with rebuilding projects like lowernine.org and raising funds for many others.

NOLA Pyrate Week’s mission is to promote awareness and attention to the city of New Orleans and was originally conceived and developed in the heart of New Orleans by a small group of like-minded “Pyrates of The New World.” Miz Mardi Claw (Bos'un), QM Seika Hellbound & Capt. John Swallow have been joined by many other Pyrates, artists, musicians, community/charitable organizations, Krewes, local businesses and other citizens who support the NOLA Pyrate creed: “Take what ye can…GIVE something back!”™

In keeping with this creed, NOLA Pyrate Week will auction off a one week stay in a Jamaican Pyrate Hideaway, with all proceeds supporting Goodchildren Social Aid & Pleasure Club, Dogs Of The 9th Ward, lowernine.org and Wetlands Preservation. This spectacular prize was generously donated by Stone Harbour Press. For more details on how to bid online, visit http://nolapyrateweek.com/wp/volunteers-donations/jamaican-pyrate-hideaway-auction.

MAJOR EVENTS:

  • Fri, March 26: Pyrate Parade through the French Quarter (Alex McMurray, King), Official Parade Route http://j.mp/d2llf4; 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Sat, March 27 & Sun, March 28: Land of NOD Experiment presents: "Dutch Alley Invasion" - A Wetlands awareness & fundraising event to kick off NOLA Pyrate Week; Dutch Alley of the French Market, Noon-9 p.m.
  • Mon, Mar. 29: Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World tour with Pyrates; 2 p.m.
  • Tues, Mar. 30-Thurs, Apr 1: Community Service projects with lowernine.org; 6018 El Dorado Street, 8a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sun, Apr. 4: Goodchildren Carnival Club Easter Parade – route along St. Claude Ave. from Poland Ave. to Elysian Fields; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

TO OBTAIN PRESS CREDENTIALS: Contact http://nolapyrateweek.com/contacts-maps or 504-708-2313.

MEDIA CONTACTS:
NOLA Pyrate Week: nolapyrateweek.com; 504-708-2313
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com; Mary Beth Romig, 504-606-8430, mbromig@neworleanscvb.com