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Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
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Art & Soul NOLA Vinyl

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Ashe Cultural Arts…

Nov 24 - Dec 31, 2015
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Black and White Krewe

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Canal Street Lighting…

Nov 24 - 24, 2015
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Clyde & Iggy

Nov 24 - Dec 31, 2015
Join us for the local musical duo Clyde & Iggy.  Their repertoire… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Nov 24, 2015
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Holiday Camp at NOMA

Nov 24 - 24, 2015
Explore your artistic side this holiday season! NOMA offers single-day Holiday… more

Jasper Johns:…

Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016
Prints from the Donna Perret Rosen and Benjamin M. Rosen Collection: Jasper… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Nov 24, 2015 - Sep 27, 2016
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Newcomb Art Museum of…

Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016
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Patriot, Planter,…

Nov 24, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016
NOMA will present the first exhibition to focus on the works of Pierre-Joseph… more

Saenger Theatre…

Nov 24 - 24, 2015
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The Historic New…

Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Photography of…

Nov 24, 2015 - Mar 01, 2016
The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition, a collection of over 50… more

Tim Youd: 100 Novels

Nov 24, 2015 - Feb 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based contemporary artist Tim Youd will visit NOMA to perform the… more


Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016
This exhibition features work by the Japanese artist Bidou Yamaquchi. Trained… more

Visions of US:…

Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 24, 2016
Visions of US explores evolving ideas about American cultural identity from the… more

Blaze Pizza's Wine…

Nov 25, 2015 - Feb 24, 2016
Join as at Blaze Pizza New Orleans for Wine Down Wednesday. Purchase a glass of… more

Lakefront Arena…

Nov 25 - 25, 2015
The Festival of Praise Tour is bigger and better than ever! The tour was an… more

America, Illustrated:…

Nov 24, 2015 - Jan 05, 2016
New Orleans based M.S. Rau Antiques will pay tribute to The Saturday Evening… more


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WHO:             The Roosevelt New Orleans, a Waldorf Astoria hotel

WHAT:           Mother's Day book signing with mother-daughter team, Author & Storyteller Dianne de Las Casas and Culinary Prodigy Kid Chef Eliana

WHEN:          May 12 from noon to 2 p.m.

WHERE:        The Roosevelt Hotel Lobby,123 Baronne St., New Orleans

The Roosevelt New Orleans will celebrate Mother's Day with a book signing by local authors and personalities-Dianne de Las Casas and her daughter, Kid Chef Eliana.

Dynamic mother-daughter team Dianne de Las Casas and Kid Chef Eliana are celebrated authors and personalities. De Las Casas is an award-winning author of more than 20 books, an internationally known storyteller, and founder of Picture Book Month. Her children's titles include The Cajun Cornbread Boy, Madame Poulet & Monsieur Roach, There's a Dragon in the Library, The House That Witchy Built, The Little "Read" Hen and more. Kid Chef Eliana is a rising culinary star. Her weekly radio show, "Cool Kids Cook," on the Voice America network has more than 100,000 monthly listeners. Her first cookbook, Eliana Cooks! Recipes for Creative Kids, was released in 2010; her second cookbook, Cool Kids Cook: Louisiana, debuted this spring.

The Roosevelt is also hosting a special Mother's Day brunch in the Waldorf Astoria Ballroom. Reservations are available May 12, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information on The Roosevelt New Orleans' Mother's Day offerings, visit