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2015 AVP New Orleans…

May 22 - 24, 2015
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48th Annual Gonzales…

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Edgar Degas: The…

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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

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ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 22 - 31, 2015
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FOUR VOICES at the…

May 22 - 24, 2015
The Garden District Gallery is pleased to present FOUR VOICES featuring… more

Greek Festival

May 22 - 24, 2015
Every year descendents of one of the Western world's oldest cultures celebrate… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 22 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 22 - 23, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 22 - 22, 2015
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Purchased Lives: New…

May 22 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 22 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 22 - 22, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Ruby Ross. more

The New Orleans Wine…

May 22 - 23, 2015
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48th Annual Gonzales…

May 23 - 23, 2015
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Freret Street Publiq…

May 23 - 23, 2015
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Neighborhood Pet…

May 23 - 23, 2015
 Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the Louisiana… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 23 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 23 - 23, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

48th Annual Gonzales…

May 24 - 24, 2015
The festival features World Champion Jambalaya served daily, live music and… more

2015 AVP New Orleans…

May 22 - 24, 2015
The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to New Orleans this… more

Holiday Book Signings at The Roosevelt New Orleans Recognize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:

Carrie Devries
+1 504 558 1840
cdevries@theehrhardtgroup.com

Lisa Cole
+1 305 866 3646
Lisa.Cole@hilton.com

Holiday Book Signings at The Roosevelt New Orleans Recognize
Local Celebrity Authors

NEW ORLEANS, La. - (Nov. 3, 2011) - The Roosevelt New Orleans will recognize local authors and celebrities with three book-signing events in the hotel: Troy Gilbert and Kenneth Holditch, Dec. 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Peggy Scott Laborde and Tom Fitzmorris, Dec. 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and Bryan Batt, Dec. 10, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Laborde and Fitzmorris will be signing their latest book, "Lost Restaurants of New Orleans," a pictorial celebration of former eateries in New Orleans, complete with some of the recipes that made the restaurants famous. In addition to anecdotes by the authors, the book features glimpses into the city's rich culinary past from New Orleans notables such as JoAnn Clevenger of Upperline Restaurant, Batt and others. Laborde is producer and host of the WYES-TV program "Steppin' Out" and has achieved recognition for her extensive efforts in conserving the arts and history of New Orleans. Fitzmorris is a food writer and host of WWL-AM's "Food Show."

Batt, the actor best known for his role on the Emmy Award-winning drama "Mad Men," has authored "Big, Easy Style: Creating Rooms You Love to Live In." The book showcases rooms that make Batt smile, with pages of rich photography featuring the work of many designers framed by his own entertaining maxims on color, pattern and more. He also has performed in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including "Jeffrey," "Sunset Boulevard" and others and is owner, along with Tom Cianfichi, of Magazine Street's Hazelnut interior design shop.

Gilbert and Holditch, along with Greg Picolo, are authors of "Dinner With Tennessee Williams," which is part food memoir and part cookbook with a fresh look at the world of one of America's most notable writers. Gilbert is the author of the "Café Degas Cookbook" and co-author of "New Orleans Kitchens." Holditch is professor emeritus at the University of New Orleans, editor of the "Tennessee Williams Journal," co-author of "Tennessee Williams and the South" and co-editor of the Library of America edition of Williams' works. Picolo is the chef at Bistro Maison de Ville.

All three events will be held in the hotel's lobby near the world-famous Sazerac Bar.

For more information on The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel, visit http://www.therooseveltneworleans.com/.

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