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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

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

The Foundation…

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

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

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

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

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

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Gospel Extravaganza at Audubon Zoo "Get Yah Praise On" February 25, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Sarah Burnette
sburnette@auduboninstitute.org

  Gospel Extravaganza at Audubon Zoo "Get Yah Praise On" February 25, 2012

Audubon Zoo in New Orleans presents its fourth annual "Get Yah Praise On". It's a hand clapping, foot stomping, spirit-filled gospel music experience, featuring the sounds of local artists Tara Alexander and Collage III. This gospel celebration includes a live concert by international gospel artist Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. The event takes place February 25, 2012, at Audubon Zoo's Capital One Stage, 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans. "Get Yah Praise On" is presented by The Bardell Company and Coaxum Enterprises, Incorporated, and is sponsored in part by Tabasco Brand Products.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
11:45 - New Orleans String Project
12:00 - Tara Alexander
12:45 - Collage III
1:15 - Greater St. Stephen Full Gospel Baptist Church
1:30 - Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr.

The New Orleans Hornets add to the buzz at Get Yah Praise On!

  • Hugo appearance: 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Honeybees appearance: 12pm - 2pm

Other Hornets activities include:

  • Contest to win tickets to an upcoming Hornets game
  • Hornets tattoo station
  • Black History Month coloring station

Black History Month Across Audubon
Every weekend in February visitors ages 5 - 17 can take part in a Black History Month scavenger hunt at Audubon Aquarium, Audubon Zoo, and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Participants seek out interesting facts about African American environmentalists, scientists and zoologists. Scavenger hunt sheets are available at each venue or can be downloaded at http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=c58e1d1fc0&e=4b237a8f3d. Those who submit a complete Black History Month scavenger hunt sheet are eligible for a drawing to fin a FREE Audubon family membership.

Audubon's Black History Month scavenger hunt is presented by The Bardell Company and Coaxum Enterprises, Incorporated, and is sponsored in part by Tabasco Brand Products.

Visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=1dbdba4228&e=4b237a8f3d for details.