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Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
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Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
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Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 17 - 24, 2014
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Lakefront Arena…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Demi Lovato's World Tour makes a stop at the Lakefront Arena - this will be one… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 17 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 17 - Oct 15, 2014
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Pat O'Brien's Halfway…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
The Leprechauns will make a mid-year appearance this year when Pat O'Brien's… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

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Sep 17 - Nov 19, 2014
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The Victory Belles…

Sep 17, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
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Tom Gibbs presents…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
Historian Tom Gibbs will examine the Battle of Peleliu and the toll it took on… more

True Colors Exhibition

Sep 17 - 18, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

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

Dillard University to…

Sep 17 - 17, 2014
MC Lyte will spend an evening discussing her new release "Dear John"… more

French Market's 30th Annual Mask Market and New "Mardi Gras Market" will be held February 8-11th, 2013 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Marketing Director
Amy Kirk Duvoisin
(504) 522-2621 ext. 205 
akirk@frenchmarket.org 

 

FRENCH MARKET'S 30TH ANNUAL MASK MARKET AND NEW "MARDI GRAS MARKET" WILL BE HELD FEB 8-11TH, 2013\ 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Event Overview:  Mask vendors from around the country will sell their wares in tents alongside the French Market, and local artists will sell costumes, masks, and handcrafted Mardi Gras items.  The Farmers and Flea Markets will be open for business as usual (with some specialty items), and the entire two block area will be a festival atmosphere, with live music on the Farmes Market Stage, additional  food vendors, and a special Lundi Gras celebration, "Fat Monday at the French Market", which will include secondlines and brass bands performing throughout the day plus special children's activities, in addition to the Mask Market and related Mardi Gras Market vending.

 

Musical Lineup:
Feb 9,   12 noon - 2 pm                  Joe Krown Trio  
2-4 pm                                  Russell Batiste and Friends  

Feb 10,  12 noon - 2 pm                New Orleans Moonshiners  
2 - 4 pm                               Kid Merv and All That Jazz

Feb 11, 12 noon-4 p.m.                  Brass Bands, TBA

 

Stay tuned for more information on specific vendors and other special activities. A full schedule will be published on our website http://www.frenchmarket.org/ on January 15th.

 

Amy A. Kirk Duvoisin
Marketing Director
The French Market Corporation
1008 North Peters Street 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-2621 ext 205 office (504) 289-0789 cell phone
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