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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 30 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 30 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

George Porter Jr. Trio

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for live entertainment  at the Maple Leaf Bar featuring George… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 30 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 30 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 30 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo, New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact:  Sarah Burnette
Office 504-212-5335
Cell 504-915-4298
sburnette@auduboninstitute.org
 
                   Celebración Latina  at Audubon Zoo, New Orleans
                                      More than a Festival - It's a Fiesta!

Saturday, October 15, 2011
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Join the fiesta at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans Saturday, October 15, 2011!

Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo's Capital One Stage and Field offers a true taste of Latin American culture with live music, children's activities and authentic Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans sell hand made crafts, and local social service, health and education organizations offer wellness, education and social service information. The event is presented by Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.
  • Announcements from Capital One Stage made in both English and Spanish
  • Some wildlife shows at the Shell Theater presented in Spanish

BP America, Incorporated, Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Jefferson Financial Credit Union and Wellcare are all sponsors for this exciting celebration! Wellness and community partners include Hispanic Apostalate, Latin American Civic Association of Louisiana,Office of Public Health, New Orleans Public Library Project Green and Habitat for Humanity.

West Jefferson Hospital will offer free blood pressure screening and other wellness information.
 
Entertainment Timeline:
Grupo Sensation
11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.                                  
 
DJ Sosa
12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
               
Vivaz
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
   
DJ Sosa 
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.                                     
                               
Latin Four
2:20p.m - 3:20 p.m.
 
DJ Sosa
3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.                                                      
 
OVI-G and the Froggies
3:50 p.m. 4:50 p.m.    

Irresistable treats from Brazilian Market and Cafe, Felipes Taqueria and Celina's Supermarket put the accent on deliciousness. Special Latina-themed arts and crafts keep the kids entertained.

While enjoying the fiesta, Zoo visitors may want to stroll to Jaguar Jungle, Audubon Zoo's Central America exhibit. Beautiful jaguars, spider monkeys, macaws and other iconic animals of the region are displayed in a breathtaking setting dotted with reproductions of ancient structures from Copan and Chichan Itza.   

Festival activities are included in regular admission to Audubon Zoo, which is $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for children 2-12, and $11.95 for seniors 65+. Audubon Nature Institute members are admitted free of charge. For information, visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=c816b823ae&e=4b237a8f3d or phone (504) 581-4629.
  
The not-for-profit Audubon Nature Institute operates parks and museums in New Orleans dedicated to Celebrating the Wonders of Nature: Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Wilderness Park, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Park and Audubon Insectarium.
  

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