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17th Annual Martin…

Feb 1 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Albinas Prizgintas…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for  Albinas Prizgintas organist/pianist/harpsichordist, Raul… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Feb 1 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Feb 1 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

House of Blues Gospel…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
Grammy award winning star Kirk Franklin is joining forces with the House of… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Marigny Opera House…

Feb 1 - 1, 2015
New Orleans Singer-Songwriter Sarah Quintana began her musical studies in high… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Feb 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

The Gasperi…

Feb 1 - 22, 2015
Richard Gasperi opened Gasperi Gallery in the French Quarter in 1980.… more

The New Orleans…

Feb 1 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
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Jon Cleary & the…

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen. more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Feb 2 - 2, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

"Annie"

Feb 3 - 8, 2015
It doesn’t get more Broadway than this, although this popular musical… more

"Organ and Labyrinth"…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Join us for  "Organ and Labyrinth" and Candlelight with Albinas… more

Baby Arts Play! at…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Instill a love of art at a young age through a guided, hands-on gallery… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Feb 3 - 24, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Music at the Mint…

Feb 3 - 3, 2015
Saxophonist Jerry Embree is one of the busiest musicians in New Orleans. He… more

17th Annual Martin…

Feb 1 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… 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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