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"Thanks for the…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

A Better You

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Ashé Cultural Arts Center invites you to join UnitedHealthcare for an… more

American Theater…

Sep 20 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

ART GUMBO

Sep 20 - Dec 20, 2014
River Region Art Association presents THE ART GUMBO MARKET every third Saturday… more

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Come join us with live music from Big Sam's Funky Nation more

Family Art Day

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join the Newcomb Art Gallery for a kid-friendly tour and hands-on activities… more

Free Kinder Garden at…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Irvin Mayfild's Jazz…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 20 - 28, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting the Dr. Suess… more

Joy Theater Presents …

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Come and enjoy a special performance by Dr. John & The Nite Trippers with… more

Knit-in at the Museum

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
To kickoff our 9th year of Knit Your Bit, join area knitters and crocheters for… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Le PETIT THEATRE…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning… more

Living History Corps

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The Museum's World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living History… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 20 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Burlesque…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The closing night celebration follows the 2014 "Queen of Burlesque"… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 20 - Oct 15, 2014
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Nick Moss Band

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join us for Nick Moss Band. more

Rivertown Theaters…

Sep 20 - 28, 2014
Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the… more

"Thanks for the…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

The Second Annual 'NOLA Girl Jam' Honors Ladies of Jazz Music and Dance

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:

 Debbie Easley
(504) 292-1611
Email: nolagirljam@gmail.com

 

 The Second Annual 'NOLA Girl Jam' Honors Ladies of Jazz Music and Dance
Party with, learn from, and dance to the cream of the Crescent City

 Join the ladies of Nola Girl Jam 2013, Friday, March 1st to Sunday, March 3rd, as they transport you to a time of chorus girls, bawdy vocalists, and intoxicating hot jazz and dance, all to celebrate the artistic achievements of women in jazz history.

Working in conjunction with the Old US Mint and The New Orleans Jazz Historical National Park, Girl Jam will be hosting FREE classes, concerts, and presentations during the day on Saturday and Sunday: Visitors can learn how to be in a 1930's chorus line, flap a 1920's Charleston, study movement with a NOLA Burlesque dancer, and listen to the sweet sounds of Aurora Nealand's Royal Roses.

TWO NIGHTS of themed parties featuring live hot jazz led by Frenchmen Street's Ben Polcer - and showcasing the Muses of Girl Jam: Miss Sophie Lee, Debbie Davis, Margie Perez, Marla Dixon, Sarah Peterson, Sasha Masakowski, The Pfister Sisters, and Kristina Morales - will be accompanied by cocktails, costume contests, old timey photo stalls, vintage clothing booths, nails by Savage Beauty, old-fashioned dance battles, and chorus girl troupes from around the country.


New Orleans loves dressing up! Friday evening at 8pm on March 1st kicks the weekend off with costume-encouraged WELCOME TO THE JAZZ AGE, followed by RETURN TO STORYVILLE at 8pm on Saturday March 2nd.

And there will be an all girl jazz band on Sunday, March 3rd, sponsored by Three Muses.

For more info and to purchase tickets visit; http://www.nolagirljam.com

 

If you would like to interview Giselle Anguizola, Laura Manning or Amy Johnson of Nola Girl Jam 2013, please call as above, or email nolagirljam@gmail.com. More information at: www.nolagirljam.com