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“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Break Science Live Band. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Jamie Mclean Band & Flow Tribe. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Robert Walter's 20th Congress! more

Backyard Grooves

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Big Easy Big Heart…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
5K road race more

City Park Presents -…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Join us in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park for City… more

DISNEY ON ICE…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100… more

Disney on Ice: 100…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! The monumental ice skating… more

Double Dose

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Free Movie Night -…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
The Big Lebowski starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman (RATED R - please… more

Irivin Mayfield Jazz…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mama's Music

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

MUSICIANS CLINIC WITH…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Soul-steeped folk singer Alynda Lee Segarra fronts local Americana heroes… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

New Orleans Photo…

Apr 30 - May 29, 2016
The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA), is proud to be the first venue to … more

Saenger Theatre…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
This all-star event pays tribute to The Band's milestone final concert through… more

The Historic New…

Apr 30 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Apr 30, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Irish House…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the Irish House for Crossing Canal. more

“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

THE ANNUAL RT BOOKLOVERS CONVENTION AND 700 AUTHORS BRING “THE BIG READ” TO THE BIG EASY!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Pat Simmons, media 314-630-5856, pat.simmons@rtconvention.com
Lissa Woodson, libraries and book clubs, 773-263-6512, lissa@rtconvention.com
Lisa Watson, social media requests, 919-412-1102, lisa@rtconvention.com


THE ANNUAL RT BOOKLOVERS CONVENTION AND 700 AUTHORS BRING "THE BIG READ" TO THE BIG EASY!

The 2014 RT Booklovers Convention kicks off at the Marriott Hotel on Canal Street on Tuesday, May 13 and ends on Sunday, May 18.

The big draw is FAN-tastic Day on Saturday, May 17th, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. FAN-tastic Day is all about readers with tons of giveaways - book addicts are encouraged to bring an empty suitcase for all the free books, purchased books and giveaways. The FAN-tastic Day pass is only $55.

More than 700 authors, representing 15 genres will sell and sign copies of their novels in two gigantic ballrooms. Meet New York Times bestselling authors like E L James (Fifty Shades of Grey), Veronica Roth (Divergent), Charlaine Harris (HBO's True Blood series) Heather Graham, Debbie Macomber, Francis Rivers, Brenda Jackson and dozens of local authors and hundreds more. This is New Orleanians' chance to mix and mingle with their favorite authors. The book fair is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost to the book fair is only $5 bucks, but all library patrons get in free by showing their current library cards to the book fair only.

Parents are invited to bring teens, between the ages 13 to 18, for the Teen Day program. It's packed with a day of games, plenty of prizes and book giveaways, is sponsored by HarperTeen and popular YA authors. Don't miss it! The Teen Day pass is only $30.

To request an author interview or a press badge, please contact Pat Simmons via email or cell. For more information about this not-to-be-missed book event, visit www.RTconvention.com.

The Annual RT BOOKLOVERS Convention is brought to you by RT BOOK REVIEWS the magazine for fiction lovers with more than 250 new books reviewed in every issue, author interviews, book news, gossip and more.