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17th Annual Martin…

Feb 28 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Feb 28 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Feb 28 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Ashe Showcase – Bless…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Celebrate with us, as we showcase everything Ashé. Tour the Power… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

Documentary ‘Big…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for the documentary film "Big Charity" at the Joy Theater.… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Feb 28 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Freret Street Puliq…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Come and enjoy live music. more

Jefferson Arts…

Feb 28 - Mar 15, 2015
Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Feb 28 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Jon Cleary & the…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen. more

Lauren Sturm

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
A spirited performer who can be seen regularly in venues of New Orleans, as… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Feb 28 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Neighborhood Pet…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be… more

New Orleans Celtic…

Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2015
New Orleans Celtic Festival is an annual event dedicated to preserving and… more

New Zealand's - Black…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents New Zealand's premier… more

Octavia Art Gallery…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Edward Bear Miller's figurative, gestural, and bold representations of our… more

Pilates in the…

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for Pilates in the Sculpture Garden, among NOMA's outstanding… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Feb 28 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

StoryQuest “Backyard,”

Feb 28 - 28, 2015
Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors,… more

17th Annual Martin…

Feb 28 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo, New Orleans

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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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