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Oct 21 - 21, 2016
Artist Thomas Mann will don his chef's hat to host a private… more

Annual ‘Up on the…

Oct 21 - 21, 2016
The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital – a not-for-profit… more

Art is the Driving…

Oct 21 - Dec 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Oct 21 - 22, 2016
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Boo at the Zoo

Oct 21 - 29, 2016
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Concerts in the…

Oct 21 - 21, 2016
Now in its ninth year, The Historic New Orleans Collection's Concerts in the… more

Danse Macabre- The…

Oct 21 - 30, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection will be offering a special Halloween-themed… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 21, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dragon Eye Moon

Oct 21 - 21, 2016
This band plays all the mixtures of Rock-N-Roll music. more

Education Gallery…

Oct 21 - Nov 27, 2016
Artists and Sense of Place Residency Show featuring artwork created by students… more

Ghosts in the Oaks

Oct 21 - 23, 2016
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Historic New Orleans…

Oct 21, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
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House of Blues…

Oct 21 - Dec 30, 2016
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New Orleans Secrets…

Oct 21 - 22, 2016
Part ghost hunt, part séance...there's nothing else in New Orleans like… more

Ogden Museum of…

Oct 21 - Nov 8, 2016
Each year, the Ogden Museum celebrates Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead),… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 21 - 22, 2016
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Spooky Tour for Kids

Oct 21, 2016 - Sep 21, 2026
On this tour for kids, we will search for and possibly find these playful and… more

The Franchise

Oct 21 - Dec 30, 2016
The best of the cream of the crop. A showcase of the heavyweights. The… more

Wheel Fun Rentals…

Oct 21 - 23, 2016
Located at New Orleans City Park, Wheel Fun Rentals Pumpkin Patch is the place… more

" Enduring Legacy,…

Oct 22 - 22, 2016
The Louisiana Creole Research Association presents a special collaboration of… more


Oct 21 - 21, 2016
Artist Thomas Mann will don his chef's hat to host a private… more

HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

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Paulina Trujillo

HELL YES FEST to take New Orleans by its WITS

NOVEMBER 7-11, 2012, New Orleans, LA- Hell Yes Fest, the annual comedy festival held each November in New Orleans curated by Chris Trew, co-founder and Creative Director of The New Movement and co-owner of, returns for a hilarious week of Film, Improv, Standup and Sketch Comedy!

After years of performing at comedy festivals of many shapes and sizes, Trew decided to produce his own. Trew continues his mission of trailblazing the way for a comedy community in New Orleans. Hell Yes Fest takes place from November 7-11, 2012 at venues in New Orleans including: Republic, The Shadowbox Theater, The New Movement Theater, Cafe Istanbul, Siberia, and The Hi Ho Lounge.

Headliners Include:
Christian Finnegan, Joey Greco, Theo Von, Duncan Trussell, Rory Scovel, and many more will travel to New Orleans to take part in this event.

8:00p - Republic - Joey Greco keynote + Christian Finnegan + Cameron Buchholtz + Andrew Polk

7:30p - Shadowbox - Personality Plus
9:00p - Shadowbox - Handbomb + The Language

8:00p - The New Movement - Duncan Trussell
9:30p - The New Movement - Duncan Trussell podcast recording (one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes - The Duncan Trussell Family Hour)

7:30p - Shadowbox - Deans List + Checkbook
9:00p- Shadowbox - Claws with Fangs + Water Park
10:30p - Shadowbox - Cardboard Becky + Nola Musical Improv

8:00p - The New Movement - Theo Von
10:30p - The New Movement - Stupid Time Machine

7:00p - Istanbul - Shipwrecked! (immensely popular local storytelling showcase)
8:30p - Istanbul - Austin, Texas Invasion (a group of awesome up and coming standups)
10:00p - Istanbul - The Friday 40 (a drinking game/quiz show from Los Angeles featuring Dave Holmes former MTV VJ)

9:00p - Siberia - Nola Comedy Hour - (only FREE show of the fest + location of after party)

6:00p - Shadowbox - Green Team
7:30p - Shadowbox - Blink + Super Computer
9:00p- Shadowbox - Snow Cobra + Richmond Comedy Coalition
10:30p - Shadowbox - Art Camp + improv Olympic West All-Stars

8:00p - The New Movement - Theo Von - 40
10:30p - The New Movement - The Megaphone Show w/ Joey Greco (host of Cheaters)
7:00p - Istanbul - You Don't Know the Half Of It
8:30p - Istanbul - Rory Skovel - 40
10:00p - Istanbul - Sean Patton - 30

9:00p - Hi-Ho Lounge - Altercation Punk Comedy
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