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Hogs for the Cause

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Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

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Jim Roche: Cultural…

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Kikuo Saito at…

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Kinder Garden - Play,…

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Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

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Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

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Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

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Join us for live entertainment featuring Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes. … more

Mark Steinmetz: South

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Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

N'Kafu Traditional…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
N'Kafu Traditional African Dance Company presents its annual concert, M'Batle… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

NOMA Egg Hunt and…

Mar 28 - 28, 2015
Mark your calendars for the NOMA Egg Hunt in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 28 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

REDD LINEN NIGHT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: 
Viola T. Johnson, Communications/Public Relations, Ashé Cultural Arts Center
(504) 813-9008; violatjohnson@gmail.com

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Saturday, February 23, 2013 | 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

         Ashé Cultural Arts Center (Ashé) is thrilled to present its second annual Redd Linen Night, a fundraiser.  The event takes place on Saturday, February 23, 2013, from 6-10 p.m., at 1724 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard in New Orleans.   Named for Ashé's cofounder, Douglas Redd (1947-2007), Redd Linen Night is a celebration of his visual artistry.  His work has been described as the pivotal graphic influence for many of the African, African American and Caribbean programs and events held in New Orleans, as far back as the 1970s. 

           The show features prominent and emerging artists, some who were mentees, contemporaries or protégés of Redd.  This affair, which is more than just an art exhibit, will pair stunning live, performances with amazing art pieces.

            Redd Linen Night will feature Redd's work and that of artists Gus Bennett, Eric Waters, Lidya Araya, Dr. Foots, Cfreedom, Tevis Jones, Big Chief Darryl Montana, Karel Sloane Boekbinder, Sheila Phipps, Sandra Blakely, Ayo Scott, Shakor, Victor G. Robinson and Wanda Wiggins and students from the Kuumba Institute

            Performing artists who will be paired with select art pieces are Troi Bechet, Gailynn Edgerson, Don Lewis, Stephanie McKee, John O'Neal, Valentine Pierce, Asia Rainey, Roscoe Reddix, Mona Lisa Saloy, and Chris Williams.

Select artwork will be for sale at the event.

            Ticket prices:    General admission - $20 in advance, $25 at the door.  Students 12 and under, $10.  Tickets are available at Ashé Cultural Arts Center or online. 

            For more information, call (504) 569-9070 or http://www.ashecac.org/.

      To schedule an interview or for images, call Viola T. Johnson at (504) 813-9008 or email violatjohnson@gmail.com.