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American Theater…

Sep 18 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

Dillard’s 2014 Brain…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
Dillard University's 2014 Brain Food Lecture Series promises to serve up a… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 18 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 18 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Le PETIT THEATRE…

Sep 18 - 20, 2014
In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 18 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Burlesque…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
The Opening Night of the 6th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival features… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 18 - Oct 15, 2014
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Open Mic Night at…

Sep 18 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

The Trio featuring…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
Join us for The Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich, Chris Severin, Nicholas… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 18 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 18, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Urban League Women's…

Sep 18 - 18, 2014
The Women's Business Resource Center of the Urban League presents "Women… more

"Thanks for the…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

Blue Nile Presents…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
Come join us for Mississippi Rail Company w/ special guests Johnny Sansone and… more

Champions Square…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
In support of his "True Believers Tour," Darius Rucker comes to Bold… more

Community Cinema…

Sep 19 - 19, 2014
MAKERS - Women in Comedyis one of a six-part PBS series profiling the impact… more

American Theater…

Sep 18 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

The Wild Magnolias Featuring Bo Dollis Play Jazz in the Park, May 24

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Media Contact:
Camille Patti
cpatti@pufap.org
617.504.9300
www.armstrongpark.org

The Wild Magnolias Ft Bo Dollis Play Jazz in the Park

People United for Armstrong Park's free Jazz in the Park concert series continues its run this Thursday, May 24, from 5-8pm with The Wild Magnolias ft Bo Dollis, To Be Continued Brass Band and DJ Quickie Mart.  The event kicks off with a second line by the New School Brass Band that starts at and returns to the park.  As always, admission to the event, which also features food and crafts from local vendors and family-oriented activities such as face-painting and a space walk, is entirely free.   

Created as a safe, family-friendly cultural experience for residents and tourists alike, in its inaugural run Jazz in the Park has truly brought the music and life back to its rightful home in Armstrong Park.  New Orleans greats The Meters Experience, Russell and David Baptiste, Glen David and James Andrews, Donald Harrison, Michael Baptiste, Kermit Ruffins, and Allen Toussaint have already graced the stage under the historic Municipal Auditorium.  Sponsored by Nola Brewery and NOSACONN, Jazz in the Park has already proven an overwhelming success, attracting crowds that top 3000 people per week.  This is particularly impressive considering the series is produced by an entirely grassroots, volunteer-based community organization, with all proceeds from the series benefit the park.

People United for Armstrong Park's primary work is coordinating and collaborating with individuals and institutions to make the park a nurturing environment for the arts and a premier hub of the city's cultural economy.  Like so much re-building, it's been a long time coming, but on Thursday nights it feels like we're already there.  For further information please contact cpatti@pufap.org or call 617.504.9300.