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30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Bootsy Collins

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Founding father of funk Bootsy Collins funks up The Joy Theater during… more

Crescent City…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014

Jazz in the Park

Apr 24 - Jun 5, 2014
The People United for Armstrong Park (PUfAP) is thrilled to unveil the lineup… more

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

Slightly Stoopid

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Slightly Stoopid will be bringing their signature San Diego vibe to New… more

Slightly Stoopid with…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
While it’s a rare commodity for a band to tour as consistently as… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Zurich Classic

Apr 24 - 27, 2014
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 25 - May 5, 2014
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

PINTS & PLAYS

Apr 25 - Nov 25, 2014
PINTS & PLAYS is a monthly play reading in the true spirit of New Orleans. … more

Audubon Aquarium of…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Audubon Aquarium will host Party for the Planet, with events including live… more

Flowtribe

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Straight out of New Orleans and into your ear-holes, Flow Tribe brings the… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 26 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

MOGWAI + Majeure

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Must be 18 or older with Proper ID MOGWAI plus Majeure DATE: Saturday, April… more

Neighborhood Pet…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be… more

Shamarr Fest at…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
 A new and powerful addition to post-Jazz Fest revelry, Shamarr Fest… more

An Evening with The…

Apr 27 - 27, 2014
Gospel/Blues/Rock supergroup The Word features John Medeski (Medeski Martin… more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 27 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

Kirk Franklin…

Apr 27 - 27, 2014
The new Gospel Brunch experience at House of Blues New Orleans features local… more

30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

THNOC’s 2013 Francisco Bouligny Lecture to feature early Spanish music

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Media Contacts:
Anne Robichaux
The Historic New Orleans Collection
(504) 598-7137 | anner@hnoc.org

Vicki Voelker
Gambel Communications
(504) 324-4242 | vicki@gambelpr.com

 

THNOC's 2013 Francisco Bouligny Lecture to feature early Spanish music

Spanish baroque group La Folía to perform using period instruments

WHO: The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) and Acción Cultual Española
with support from the Consulate General of Spain - Houston, Gobierno de España and Spain: Arts & Culture

WHAT: Francisco Boulingy Lecture

"The Fountains of Bimini" presented by La Folía

WHEN: Thursday, July 11, 2013 • 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., French Quarter, New Orleans, La.

HOW: Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; for reservations, call (504) 523-4662 or email wrc@hnoc.org. For more information, visit www.hnoc.org. Reservations will be held until 6:20 p.m. Any unclaimed seats will be released to the public at that time.

WHY: The Spanish baroque ensemble La Folía was founded in 1977 in Madrid with the aim of interpreting the musical repertoire of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries using period instruments. The group brings its talents to New Orleans for a one-night-only concert of early works hearkening back to the age of European discovery, exploration and colonization of North America.

The program, which will take place on Thursday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. at THNOC's Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres St., is open to the public. Seating is limited; for reservations call (504) 523-4662 or email wrc@hnoc.org.

Established by the Bouligny Foundation, the Bouligny Lecture Series examines Louisiana under Spanish rule and honors Francisco Bouligny, an important military and political figure in Spanish Louisiana. This year's event is presented by THNOC and Acción Cultual Española with support from the Consulate General of Spain - Houston, Gobierno de España and Spain: Arts & Culture.

 

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