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Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

The Victory Belles…

Sep 02, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 3 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jazz in the Park

Sep 4 - Oct 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Open Mic Night at…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Come on down to 125 Bourbon Street and celebrate with good music, food and… more

Special Presentation…

Sep 4 - 4, 2014
Join us for a  Special Presentation - "Challenging Internment"… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… 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.