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30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Georga Porter Jr. &…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 18 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

The Contemporary Arts…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Join the CAC and Junebug Productions for an evening of poetry—during… more

Walter Wolfman…

Apr 18 - 18, 2014
Walter “Wolfman” Washington has been an icon on the New Orleans… more

"Run For It - Run For…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
“Run For It – Run for Spot!” Crescent City Classic… more

An Evening with Chita…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Chita Rivera is a living Broadway legend and a two-time Tony winner who… more

Crescent City Classic

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
With top runners from throughout the world participating in previous years, the… more

Earth Day Festival…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Join us in celebrating Earth Day with music, food, art, local green vendors,… more

Family Workshop:…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids and… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 19 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

Living History Corps

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living… more

LIVING LEGEND CHITA…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
***Two time Tony winner and Broadway’s original Anita in “West Side… more

Southern Rep, Stage…

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and… more

Victory Corps Saturday

Apr 19 - 19, 2014
During D-Day on June 6, 1944, the Naval Construction Battalions called… more

Double Violin Concert…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Performing Bach's violin concerto and Vivaldi's double violin concerti. more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 20 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

Easter Brunch at the…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
Join us on Easter Sunday, April 20th in the hotel's elegant Grand Ballroom for… more

Kirk Franklin…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
The new Gospel Brunch experience at House of Blues New Orleans features local… more

Kirk Franklin…

Apr 20 - 20, 2014
The new Gospel Brunch experience at House of Blues New Orleans features local… more

30 Americans

Apr 18 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Louisiana Museum Foundation Presents Louisiana Legends of Rock and Roll

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Louisiana Museum Foundation Presents Louisiana Legends of Rock and Roll

1950s themed gala rocks with the music of Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley, featuring stars from Tony-nominated Broadway Musical

WHO: The Louisiana Museum Foundation

WHAT: The Louisiana Legends of Rock and Roll Gala presented by the Louisiana Museum Foundation will transport attendees back to the late 1950s with electrifying concerts by two Broadway stars - Levi Kreis as a young, hip and happening Jerry Lee Lewis and Louisiana native Brandon Bennett impersonating Elvis Presley.

The Louisiana Legends of Rock and Roll Gala will feature food by New Orleans' finest restaurants and specialty 1950s era cocktails, along with an exclusive live auction with fantastic items, such as a Saints VIP Game Day Experience Package.

Additionally, Patron Party attendees will be treated to an exclusive "Legends Cocktail" party where they will have the opportunity to take photos with 1950s era celebrity impersonators, while enjoying live musical performances in the Old U.S. Mint's state-of-the-art third floor venue.

WHEN: Friday, October 5, 2012
6:30 - 8:00 PM Patron Party
8:00 - 11:00 PM Main Party

WHERE: Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70116

WHY: The Louisiana Museum Foundation is an independent, charitable nonprofit whose mission is to raise awareness and generate community support for the programs of the Louisiana State Museum.

HOW: Patron party tickets are available starting at $250 per person for Louisiana Museum Foundation Members and $300 per person for non-members.

Tickets to the main party start at $75 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please visit www.thelmf.org, email info@thelmf.org or call the Louisiana Museum Foundation at 504.558.0493.

Founded in 1981, the Louisiana Museum Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization whose mission is to preserve and promote Louisiana's history and culture by administering gifts, grants and contributions for the Louisiana State Museum, by assisting the Museum in raising funds, and by marketing the Museum's programs and services.

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