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"GIVE AND LIVE" BIKE…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
"GIVE AND LIVE" BIKE RIDE Saturday, April 22 9:00am-1:00pm Gernon… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

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

14th Annual Crawfish…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
The Hospice Foundation of the South’s signature event! This event is a… more

2017 New Orleans Air…

Apr 22 - 23, 2017
Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans in Belle Chasse, La., will… more

Annunciation Sale

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
Hello fabulous "modern family". We have news: Modern Market is… more

Backyard Grooves

Apr 22, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Brunch Fest NOLA

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
Join us for Brunch Fest NOLA, the second annual festival of its kind! Brunch… more

Cecilia Vicuña: About…

Apr 22 - Jun 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to… more

Chicken on the Bone…

Apr 22 - Dec 6, 2017
Want to enjoy some nightlife? No trip to New Orleans is complete if you have… more

Double Dose

Apr 22, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Guys and Dolls Jr.

Apr 22 - 23, 2017
Set in Damon Runyon's New York City, Guys and Dolls JR. follows gambler, Nathan… more

Hope Floats, A…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
Hope Floats is a benefit in memory of John Lee, Sr. to support cancer care at… more

Lake PontchARTrain…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
You won't want to miss this! The Lake PontchARTrain Craft Fair will be held… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
Led by former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater virtuosos and "So You… more

New Orleans Mini…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
Join us for a day of drone racing, robotics, arts and crafts, and so much more!… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Apr 22 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

New Orleans Museum of…

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

New Orleans Museum of…

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

New Orleans Museum of…

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

October @ The Front

Apr 22, 2017
Lemon Lovers features Alanah Luger-Guillaume and Rebecca Spangenthal as they… more

"GIVE AND LIVE" BIKE…

Apr 22 - 22, 2017
"GIVE AND LIVE" BIKE RIDE Saturday, April 22 9:00am-1:00pm Gernon… more

The Roosevelt New Orleans Toasts the Season with Festive Book Signing and Reading

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Brooks Horton
504.558.179
bhorton@theehrhardtgroup.com

The Roosevelt New Orleans Toasts the Season with Festive Book Signing and Reading

WHO: The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria hotel

WHAT: Book signing and children's book reading event series

WHEN: Throughout December (see specific dates below)

WHERE: Book signings in The Roosevelt's grand lobby, reading in the gift shop via Baronne Street entrance; all events are free and open to the public

Through a series of book signings and book reading, The Roosevelt New Orleans will showcase works by local authors as well as books that honor Southern culture, food and drink.

  • Thursday, Dec. 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Morgan Murphy, "Off the Eaten Path"
  • o Murphy, known as "America's funniest food critic," will sign his latest book, "Off the Eaten Path." Millions have read Murphy's trademark wit in Vanity Fair, Forbes, Esquire, Garden Design, Harper's Bazaar and New York Post, and in Southern Living, where he served as executive editor and food critic.
  • Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Troy Gilbert, author, with Jacques Soulas and Jerry Edgar, owners of Café Degas: "Café Degas Cookbook"
  • o A native and resident of New Orleans, Gilbert is an author and journalist. He has contributed articles to many national and regional publications, including the Food Network, New Orleans CityBusiness, Gambit Weekly, neworleans.com, a restaurant review program on WWNO-FM radio and more.
  • Saturday, Dec. 15, from noon. to 3 p.m. - Cornell Landry, "Goodnight NOLA"
  • o Landry and his work embody the city he has known and loved for 43 years. His first children's book, Goodnight NOLA, has more than 50,000 copies in print.
  • Sunday, Dec. 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Poppy Tooker, "Mme. Begue's Recipes of Old New Orleans Creole Cookery"
  • o A native of New Orleans, Tooker produces and hosts Louisiana Eats, the NPR-member-affiliated weekly radio show. She also contributes colorful food commentary on Steppin' Out, the weekly arts and entertainment show produced by WYES-TV. Tooker is an associate editor of Louisiana Kitchen & Culture magazine and has served as a contributing editor for Hallmark magazine.
  • Friday, Dec. 21, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Kit Wohl, "New Orleans Classic Cocktails"
  • o Wohl is a writer, photographer, graphics designer and artist. She also worked with chefs, restaurants and hotels across the U.S. as the CEO of Wohl & Company, a New Orleans-based advertising, public relations and marketing firm. Wohl draws from her passion for the culinary arts to produce her cookbooks.
  • Saturday, Dec. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. - Alex Beard, reading from a selection of his children's books
  • o Beard's critically-acclaimed, best-selling Tales From the Watering Hole collection of illustrated children's picture books and his series of impossible puzzles for adults have become the inspiration for a unique body of products that extend the dialogue between artist and consumer. He and his family live in his adopted home of New Orleans, where he operates the Alex Beard Studio in the French Quarter.
  • Friday, Dec. 28, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - David Spielman, "When Not Performing: Portraits of New Orleans Musicians"
  • o Spielman moved to New Orleans after college in hopes of starting a freelance career. Working independently from the beginning, he has traveled the world; assignments and personal work have taken him to six of the seven continents. He has published several books focusing on New Orleans and the Gulf South and sells the books out of his gallery located in the middle of the Garden District in a century old skating rink.