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Artist Spotlight…

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

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 31 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… 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

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 31 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… 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

The New Orleans…

Mar 31 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

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

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… 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

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… 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

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Artist Spotlight…

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

New Orleans Spring Fiesta 76th Anniversary March 23rd - April 1st, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Tara C. Doskey
Phone: 504 988-5347
Email: tdoskey@tulane.edu
 

 New Orleans Spring Fiesta 76th Anniversary March 23rd - April 1st, 2012
Festival Activities and Home Tours in French Quarter, Garden District and Uptown

New Orleans Spring Fiesta Association celebrates the cultural heritage and architecture of the city with its 76h annual Spring Fiesta March 23 - April 1, 2012.  The festivities get under way with French Quarter Home Tour I beginning at the historic Spring Fiesta House, 826 St. Ann. On Saturday, March 24st at 10:00 a.m. the Spring Fiesta Housie will be the start of a French Quarter Walking Tour. The walking tours are available on Saturday and Sunday of both weekends from 10:00 until 4:00. Saturday's festivities feature a Promenade through Jackson Square preceding the presentation of the Spring Fiesta Queen and her Court (adorned in antebellum attire) at 12:45 p.m... Following the presentation at 3:30 p.m., the Queen and her court parade through the Vieux Carre in "A Night in Old New Orleans" parade in horse drawn carriages showering her subjects with the season's bounty. Sunday tours of the elegant Uptown homes run from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Activities on Weekend II begin with an optional brunch Jazz Brunch (reservations require followed by tours of the fabulous Garden District homes. On Sunday,  Home Tours start at 1:00 p.m. Please see http://www.springfiesta.com/ for advance ticket sales, information and reservations.  Advance tickets may be purchased online at http://www.ticketweb.com/ or  locally March 19, 2012 until the day of the event.