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"Prospect.3: Notes…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

17th Annual Martin…

Jan 25 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Jan 25 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Jan 25 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Jan 25 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

House of Blues Gospel…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Grammy award winning star Kirk Franklin is joining forces with the House of… more

King Cake Festival

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Ochsner presents the second annual King Cake Festival - a celebration… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Broadway's first rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice illuminates the… more

Marigny Opera House…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Program 2 of the Inaugural Season of the Marigny Opera House Dance Company will… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Jan 25 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Ogden Museum Free Day!

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Presented by The Helis Foundation. more

Prospect.3 - Basquiat…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Curated by Franklin Sirmans, the Artistic Director for P.3: Notes for Now,… more

Prospect.3 - Keith…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
A selection of images from Calhoun and McCormick's extensive body of work on… more

Prospect.3 – Herbert…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Drawing upon the Ogden Museum's own collection in addition to a loan from his… more

Prospect.3 – Keith…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
A selection of images from Calhoun and McCormick's extensive body of work on… more

Rock 'n' Roll New…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Join the Rockingest Run with Carnival Fun! Party through a 10K, 1/2 marathon or… more

The Gasperi…

Jan 25 - Feb 22, 2015
Richard Gasperi opened Gasperi Gallery in the French Quarter in 1980.… more

The New Orleans…

Jan 25 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Trinity Artist Series…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Join us for  Ivan Griffin, bass/baritone with Michael Borowitz, pianist.… more

Alliance Francaise

Jan 26 - 31, 2015
Learn French with the Alliance Française- now in METAIRIE! Our next… more

"Prospect.3: Notes…

Jan 25 - 25, 2015
Prospect New Orleans, the International Contemporary Art Biennial,  will… more

MAISON DE VILLE TO HOST INTERACTIVE, GHOST HUNTER SUMMER CAMP- FOR ADULTS!

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Cassie Holman
Telephone: (504) 941-0339
Email: cassieh@maisondeville.com

Ghostly experiences are to be expected in the French Quarter and the Hotel Maison de Ville is no exception.  Hotel owner Richard Poe II reached out to the Ghosts of Louisiana Paranormal Society (GOLAPS) to launch a full-scale investigation of his and guests' haunted experiences on the grounds and the Ghost Hunting team had positive results.  The GOLAPS team found evidence of spirit life, guests continue to report stories of exciting encounters and the public has expressed enough curiosity to inspire a new, interactive ghost hunter camp to be offered this summer.  Over the course of three days and nights camp-goers will be given a comprehensive guide to paranormal investigation that will include two hands-on ghost hunts, one of which will be on the hotel's premises.

On the first day of summer camp the rich history the Hotel Maison de Ville, once home to such famous individuals as Antoine Amede Peychaud (of Peychaud's bitters) and playwright Tennessee Williams the property, will be presented to the public in a seminar aimed to prepare the audience for what they may encounter.  GOLAPS founder Brent Solieau will also discuss the differences between orbs, specters, full-body apparitions and other anomalies that may present themselves.  Along with being included in camp tuition this first seminar will also be open to members of the general public at a fee.  The following days will enmesh students of the paranormal in all things ghost hunter.  The GOLAPS team will present detailed instructions on the use of their highly sensitive technical equipment, will walk camp attendees through the entire ghost hunt process, and will teach how to review gathered evidence with a healthy level of skepticism.  The Court of Two Sisters will cater a special dinner for the camp via the adjacent courtyard entry between the two businesses.

According to the GOLAPS website, their "team members are professionals, each with long-standing interests in paranormal and supernatural phenomena.  We have over 100 years combined experience in working with such phenomena, and we offer out investigative services for little or no monetary compensation.  We each have a passion for this and are always seeking new sites to investigate.  Although we most often investigate benign hauntings (which can certainly be frightening for the client), we are fearless and will not hesitate to investigate malevolent hauntings and suspected demonic activity."

Anyone with an interest in New Orleans history and the paranormal, be they well versed in all things haunted or not, is encouraged to attend.  This is not just another New Orleans ghost tour!

For more information or to make reservations: contact 504-324-4888 or visit www.maisondeville.com