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Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 4 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 4 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 4 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 4 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 4 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… 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

2015 Francisco…

Jul 9 - 9, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's 2015 Francisco Bouligny Lecture will… more

Langlois Girls Night…

Jul 9 - Sep 3, 2015
Bring your friends to Langlois on Thursdays or Fridays this summer for girls'… more

LIVE IMPROV WITH NOLA…

Jul 9 - 30, 2015
Improv Comedy with NOLA ComedySportz is great for all ages. The audience of a… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Frank Donze
504-212-5335 (o)
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fdonze@auduboninstitute.org

Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo
More than a Festival - It's a Fiesta!

Join the fiesta at Audubon Zoo in New Orleans Sunday, October 14, 2012!
(New Orleans, La.) - Celebración Latina at Audubon Zoo's Capital One Stage and Field offers a genuine taste of Latin American culture with live music, children's activities and Latin cuisine prepared and sold by local restaurants. Local artisans sell handmade crafts, and local social service and education organizations offer wellness, education and social service information. The event is presented by Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

Entertainment Timeline:
Vivaz
11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

DJ Sosa
12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

AsheSon
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

DJ Sosa
2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Sensación
2:20p.m - 3:20 p.m.

DJ Sosa
3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

OVI-G and the Froggies
3:50 p.m. 4:50 p.m.

Brazilian Market and Cafe, Felipes Taqueria and Celina's will serve up signature dishes while special Latina-themed arts and crafts keep the kids entertained.

While enjoying the fiesta, Zoo visitors can stroll to Jaguar Jungle, Audubon Zoo's Central America exhibit. Jaguars, spider monkeys, macaws and other animals from the region are displayed in a setting dotted with reproductions of ancient structures from Copan and Chichan Itza.

Festival activities are included in regular admission to Audubon Zoo, which is $16 for adults, $11 for children 2-12, and $13 for seniors 65+. Audubon Nature Institute members are admitted free of charge. For information, visit http://auduboninstitute.us2.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=58440837dab4d883e3efe0453&id=2b352f8ac6&e=df5ee0077c.

BP America, Incorporated, Pan-American Life Insurance Group, Jefferson Financial Credit Union and Amerigroup are all sponsors for this exciting celebration! Community partners include Hispanic Apostolate, Latin American Civic Association of Louisiana, LaRaza, Latino Farmers Cooperative, Second Harvest Food Bank, New Orleans Public Library and Habitat for Humanity.

The not-for-profit Audubon Nature Institute operates parks and museums in New Orleans dedicated to Celebrating the Wonders of Nature: Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Wilderness Park, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Park and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.


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