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12th Annual Saints…

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

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 29 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 29 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Le Petit Theatre…

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

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 29 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 29 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

NOLA Food Fest

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

PALM SUNDAY RABIES…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA and the Southeast Louisiana Veterinary… more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy a delightful self-guided tour of seven charming shotgun homes in the… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

Spring Fiesta

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The highlight of the Spring Festival is a daylong series of events designed to… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 29 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 29 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

12th Annual Saints…

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

The Only French Festival in New Orleans is Planned for March

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Jeffrey Ory, ABC, APR
(504) 458-5866
jeffrey@jeffreyory.com

The Only French Festival in New Orleans is Planned for March

The 14th Annual Fête Française is to be held on March 23

 

WHAT: Fête Française
Fête Française, an annual event organized by Ecole Bilingue, carries the distinction of being the only French Festival in New Orleans. It is a unique opportunity to celebrate the French heritage of the city and showcase all things French: language, cuisine, art and music.

The 14th Annual Fête Française theme is "Bleu, Blanc, Rouge."

This fun-filled event celebrates all things uniquely French and helps to keep the Francophone heritage alive and well in New Orleans and Louisiana through a variety of food, entertainment, children's activities and cultural demonstrations.

WHEN:  Saturday, March 23, 2013; 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: 821 General Pershing Street (between Magazine and Constance streets)
Event includes the 800 block of General Pershing and the 4300 block of Constance

ADMISSION: Admission is free

WHO: Founded in 1998, Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans (www.ebnola.com) serves over 190 students from 18 months of age through 5th grade. Ecole Bilingue follows the French National Curriculum and is one of only two French immersion schools in New Orleans that is accredited by the French Ministry of Education. The school's experienced teachers come from France, Canada, Africa, and the United States. Ecole Bilingue has a proud tradition of providing students with an education that is distinguished by its unique academic approach and supported by a robust and richly diverse student body.

Katrina Greer, the wife of New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer, is the chairperson of the 14th Annual Fête Française. She can be followed on Twitter @MrsKatrinaGreer.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  
Website:              www.fetefrancaise.com
Facebook:          Fête Française NOLA
Twitter:               @FêteFrançaise
Phone:                 (504) 896-4500

 

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