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"Organ & Labyrinth"-…

Aug 22 - 22, 2017
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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Aug 22 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Aug 22, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 22 - 31, 2017
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 22, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Aug 22 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

FestiGals

Aug 22, 2017
FestiGals hosts New Orleans Women's Weekend Experience - a celebration of women… more

Helen Brett Jewelry…

Aug 22 - 22, 2017
The oldest and largest premier jewelry, accessories and merchandise trade show… more

House of Blues…

Aug 22 - 22, 2017
If you haven't been to Songwriter Sessions at The Foundation Room at the House… more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 22 - 31, 2017
Returning this summer is New Orleans Museum Month, August 1-31, where being a… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 22 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 22 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 22 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 22 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Aug 22, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

Storyville: Madams…

Aug 22 - Dec 9, 2017
Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans's… more

The Historic New…

Aug 22 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

Trinity Kicks Off…

Aug 22 - Sep 3, 2017
To help beath the New Orleans' heat, Trinity is introducing new daily Happy… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Aug 23 - Nov 1, 2017
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

House of Blues…

Aug 23 - Sep 27, 2017
Join us at the  Foundation Room at the House of Blues every Wednesday for… more

"Organ & Labyrinth"-…

Aug 22 - 22, 2017
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New Orleans Arts District Association Answers Demand for Spring Festival Equal to White Linen Night: Jammin On Julia'

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Marigold Pascual
marigold@cathedralnola.com
504-864-3569
http://JamminOnJulia.net

New Orleans Arts District Association Answers Demand for Spring Festival Equal to White Linen Night: Jammin On Julia'
Festival is a fundraiser for the New Orleans Arts District Association

New Orleans, LA (March 21, 2012) - The New Orleans Arts District Association (NOAD) started the now legendary White Linen Night in the summer of 1994 as a way to bring the crowds back to the Downtown Arts District galleries during the slow summer months. This event proved so popular, Jammin' on Julia was created for the spring, and became a street party in 2006.

Says Jean Bragg, Treasurer of the New Orleans Arts District, "We wanted to kick off the spring festival season with a street party to equall our popular Whitney White Linen Night. This year's exciting multi-media production of Jammin' On Julia - Social a Go-Go - will be presented by the Downtown Development District (DDD) in the 300-600 blocks of Julia Street. This is the New Orleans Arts District's only fundraiser for the year to promote the Arts District and its vibrant, world-class art scene."

NOAD gave Cathedral Creative Studios the opportunity to produce this festival, and they plan to make it a bigger event - extending the festival six hours, and closing off the street for a block party. With two stages, the music lineup features: Terrance Simien, Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs, The Marc Stone Band, Royal Teeth, The Tin Men, Luke Wilson King, Chegadao, J. the Savage, African Brass, and more. In addition to the expanding list of music acts and galleries on Julia Street showing art, there will be numerous food vendors, two full bars and beer tents, the artist vendors at festival will focus specifically on the emerging fashion industry here in New Orleans. Says Loc Pham, Creative Director at Cathedral Creative Studios. There will also be cocktail demonstration/presentations including food historian Elizabeth Pearce's "History in a Glass: The Story of New Orleans in the Sazerac." Other activities include children's events provided by the Louisiana Children's Museum and Southern Food & Beverage Museum, making Jammin' on Julia a tremendous family event.

Jammin' on Julia - Social a Go-Go! is a festival presented by the Downtown Development District and Cathedral Creative Studios, as a fundraiser for the New Orleans Arts District Association (NOAD). The purpose is to raise money for NOAD, a non-profit, volunteer-run organization whose mission is to promote the city as a visual arts destination; all profits will go to NOAD. The goal of this festival is to bring together New Orleans' finest musicians, artists, cuisine, and fashion designers to create a social media festival that engages the entire city. The free festival runs from Noon - 9pm, with an after party at Cathedral Creative Studios from 9pm - 12am. For updated information: http://www.jamminonjulia.net/ and www.facebook.com/JamminOnJulia

ABOUT NOAD
The New Orleans Arts District Association is an association of business entities within the designated New Orleans Arts District who have joined together to promote and market the area as a visual arts destination, and to develop a local, regional,national, and international audience through coordinated gallery openings, special events, educational programs, and advertising.

ABOUT THE DDD
Commissioned by the State Legislature in 1974, the Downtown Development District (DDD) is America's oldest Business Improvement District. Funded by a specialty property tax, the DDD provides enhanced services in economic development, cleaning, and public safety. The DDD is bounded by Claiborne, the Mississippi River, the Pontchartrain Expressway, and Iberville Street. For more information, visit www.downtownnola.com.

ABOUT CATHEDRAL
Cathedral Creative Studios is a creative marketing and photography studio dedicated to producing work that is innovative, arresting and effective. We help clients craft marketing strategies that foster business growth and build strong brand identities through dynamic print, outdoor and interactive media; our client list ranges from small local businesses to
multinational organizations. Cathedral Creative Studios resides in the heart of the New Orleans Art District.