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Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

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Jim Roche: Cultural…

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Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Apr 1 - 4, 2015
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M.S. Rau Antiques…

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

Mark Steinmetz: South

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

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Apr 1 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

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

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Longvue House and…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Dine at the magnificent estate of Longue Vue House and Gardens while brushing… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for The Trio featuring the Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

 

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Second NOLA Bike to Work Day Presented by Entergy and Bike Easy

WHO:  Greater New Orleans residents, Entergy Corporation and Bike Easy 

WHAT: Bicyclists from all over New Orleans will commemorate the 2nd NOLA Bike to Work Day by biking to work

WHEN/WHERE:        Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Scheduled NOLA Bike to Work Day events include the following:

7:00 - 7:30 AM:             Meet up at Bike Convoy(s) Hub Stations

Those who work in the CBD can join experienced riders at dozens of Hub Stations throughout Orleans Parish to ride together downtown. Official rider rangers will depart at 7:30 AM. Select hub stations will be offering free coffee or snacks for riders. Visit http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/929/ for a complete list of Hub stations open for morning meet ups.  

 

8:00 - 10:00 AM:            Morning Meet Up For All Riders

Duncan Plaza (On Loyola Avenue between Gravier and Perdido Streets; across from City Hall)

Stop by Duncan Plaza on your way to work for complimentary snacks, giveaways and to take a group photo on the steps of City Hall.

 

5:00 - 8:00 PM:             Bike to Work Day After Party

American Sector at the National WWII Museum (945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130)

Stop by American Sector for an extended celebration with exclusive food and beverage specials for Bike to Work Day participants.       

HOW:                           This event is free and anyone with a bike can participate. Register as an individual, create a group to ride with or volunteer as a ride ranger online at http://bikeeasy.org/events/archives/929/Pre-register as an individual rider today and be entered to win a bicycle and other great prizes.

Free New Orleans Bike Maps will be available at all New Orleans Public Library branches throughout the day. Select local bike shops will be offering free bicycle tune-ups throughout the day.

WHY:                           NOLA Bike to Work Day will raise awareness about the benefits of biking and regional developments that are making biking easier and safer for all.

Before Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans had approximately 11 miles of bicycle paths. Thanks to a grant from Entergy Corporation and a partnership between the City of New Orleans and the Louisiana Public Health Institute, the city now boasts over 50 miles with more planned or under construction.

For its efforts, the City of New Orleans has been designated a Bronze Level Bike Friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists - joining other cities such as Portland, Boulder and Austin who are designated bike-friendly cities. In 2012, the Alliance for Bicycling and Walking Benchmarking Reported ranked New Orleans tenth nationwide for the highest number of workers commuting by bike.

Entergy Corporation, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year, is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation's leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

 

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