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Upcoming Events

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Hillbilly Jigs…

Jun 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Hillbilly Jigs Bluegrass Jam. more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jun 30 - Jul 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 30 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jun 30 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Remembering Jeffrey…

Jun 30 - 30, 2015
Join Carol Bebelle, Ron Bechet, Stella Jones, Margaret Slade Kelly, Martin… more

The Foundation…

Jul 1 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

ESSENCE Festival…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
The 2015 #BRINGTHELOVE Citywide Day of Service in New Orleans! Join… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 2 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Ogden After Hours…

Jul 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Alvin Youngblood Hart. more

Yappy Hour in the…

Jul 2 - 30, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

San Fermin in Nueva…

Jul 9 - 12, 2015
The 9th Annual Running of the Bulls at San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) is… more

Hillbilly Jigs…

Jun 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Hillbilly Jigs Bluegrass Jam. more

Idea Village is Seeking Entrepreneurs

Friends,

Happy New Year! That’s right - The Idea Village is launching its action-packed 2012 Entrepreneur Season and looking for the next crop of high-growth local entrepreneurs to receive free, world-class consulting, mentorship and capital. Help us continue our city’s entrepreneurial momentum and join the movement!

Not sure if you’re a good fit?
The Idea Village will be holding 4 information sessions at our offices. Criteria for participation are also listed on our website.

When:
Every Thursday from 5:30-6:30

Dates:
Thursday, July 14
Thursday, July 21
Thursday, July 28
Thursday, August 4

Where:
The Idea Village
515 Girod Street
Click here to RSVP.

Do you have the next BIG idea coming out of New Orleans?
The Idea Village is seeking its next class of dedicated, high-growth entrepreneurs to participate in the 3rd annual Idea Village Entrepreneur Challenge (IVEC), our central entrepreneur accelerator program. Join the ranks of Naked Pizza, Cordina Mar-Go-rita’s, NOLA Brewing Company and Drop the Chalk and receive six-months of free:

Mentorship & Support: Executives-in-Residence [EIRs] are seasoned entrepreneurs and experienced executives who act as the advisors for IDEAxcelerator ventures, providing mentorship, guidance, strategy and connections.

Access to Networks: The Idea Village provides access to a network of local and national investors, mentors and professional service providers through over 75 events during the season, including The Big Idea Showcase, NOEW Preview, and New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

Access to Capital: The Idea Village provides entrepreneurs access to local lending institutions, angel investor networks and venture capital investors through one on one meetings and competitive challenges. Select entrepreneurs will be chosen to present at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, March 10-16, 2012.

Exposure: The Idea Village has secured media coverage for entrepreneurs in Inc.com, Entrepreneur Magazine, Financial Times, The Daily Beast, Times Picayune, CNBC, NPR and Bloomberg TV and others.

Education: Targeted training in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship through IDEAinstitute.