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In New Orleans we've always got a reason to eat drink and be merry! New Orleans is home to hundreds of special events- large, small and in-between. We celebrate our food, our music, art, athletics and more. So whether you are a literary aficionado, a po boy addict or just looking to boogie to amazing live music in the Louisiana sunshine- there is a festival or event right up your alley.

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Friday Feb 27, 2015

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17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art Exhibition

February 27 – March 7, 2015
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art Exhibition. The theme this year is Nonviolence: The Only Road to Freedom. Artists were asked to create pieces that directly conn... more
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Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans

February 27 – March 29, 2015
  • Location: Historic New Orleans Collection, The
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Historic New Orleans Collection, The
  • Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday 10:30 am – 4:30 pm;
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality as a war hero and president, and also sheds light on some of the controversies-such as martial law and Indian removal-th... more
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Artist Spotlight presents Tom Dunne

February 27 – March 31, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Ogden Museum of Southern Art/University of New Orleans
  • Address: 925 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Ogden Museum of Southern Art/University of New Orleans
  • Time: Wednesday - Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm; Closed all major Holidays
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in the Ogden Museum Store and Center for Southern Craft & Design where his work will also be on sale.
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Ashe Cultural Arts Center Presents - A Grand Evening

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Ashe Powerhouse
  • Address: 1731 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Join us for a  stellar event, as we celebrate the opening of the Ashé Power House, another addition to the Ashé Cultural Arts Center's campus.   The exciting entertainment... more
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Ashé presents the Black History Month - The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Cohen College Prep
  • Address: 3520 Dryades St, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 10:00 am
Based on the book of the same name written by Dr. David A. Anderson. Adapted by New Orleans playwright and director Chakula cha Jua. Directed by Kesha McKey. Choreographed by Michelle Gibson. Executi... more
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BODY ELECTRIC Group Exhibition

February 27 – March 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this exhibition showcases work that celebrates both the tangible and the intangible electricity, mystery, and power the body, both huma... more
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Documentary ‘Big Charity' Special Two Night Screening At The Joy Theater

February 27 – 28, 2015
  • Location: Joy Theater
  • Address: 1200 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Venue: Joy Theater
  • Time: 7:30 pm
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Join us for the documentary film "Big Charity" at the Joy Theater. The film won the Jury Prize for Louisiana Feature and the Audience Award for Louisiana Feature at the 2014 New Orleans Fil... more
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8

Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist ; Works on paper by the Artist and His Circle

February 27 – May 24, 2015
  • Location: Woldenberg Art Center (bldg #81) - Tulane University
  • Address: 6823 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single private collection, the exhibition illuminates the background and personality of Degas the individual, as well as to present h... more
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Friday Nights at NOMA

February 27, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: 5:00 pm
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment. Every week is a little different, with something for every age and interest. All events are included with NOMA admission. ... more
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Jefferson Arts Society Presents - Sex Please, We're Sixty

February 27 – March 15, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Teatro Wego
  • Address: 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, LA 70001
  • Time: Friday's and Saturdays 7:30 pm; Sunday 3:00 pm
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Mrs. Stancliffe's Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years. Guest (nearly all women) return year after year. Her next-door neighbor, the silver-tongued Bud Davis believes th... more
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Jim Roche: Cultural Mechanic

February 27 – July 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961) and an MA and MFA from University of Dallas (1968 and 1970). He was Professor of Art at Florida State University from 1973 ... more
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12

Lauren Sturm - Bayou Bar

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Pontchartrain Hotel
  • Address: 2031 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
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Performs solo acoustic piano.
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13

Mark Steinmetz: South

February 27 – May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the traditional boundaries of documentary, street and fine art photography. Photographing almost exclusively in black and white, ... more
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14

Music at the Mint Presents - Diablo's Horns

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Louisiana State Museum at the Mint
  • Address: 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Diablos' Horns is a New Orleans brass supergroup with a guitar hero singing lead. If you haven't had a chance to hear them it's because the members are busy playing with many of the most active bands ... more
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Music at the Mint Presents- Twangorama 2.0

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Louisiana State Museum at the Mint
  • Address: 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Guitarists Jimmy Robinson and Cranston Clements have been playing together for many years. One of their projects together has been a guitar supergroup called Twangorama featuring as many as 4 guitaris... more
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16

New Orleans Celtic Festival 2015

February 27 – March 1, 2015
New Orleans Celtic Festival is an annual event dedicated to preserving and promoting the Celtic heritage & culture here in Louisiana through education, music, games, piping, dance and traditional ... more
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17

Octavia Art Gallery -Edward Bear Miller Grover Mouton

February 27 – 28, 2015
  • Location: Octavia Art Gallery
  • Address: 454 Julia Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Octavia Art Gallery
  • Time: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Edward Bear Miller's figurative, gestural, and bold representations of our contemporary surroundings are at once modern and timeless. Rooted in the tradition of plein-air realism, Miller applies his p... more
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18

Sonic Bloom featuring Eric "Benny" Bloom

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Maple Leaf Bar
  • Address: 8316 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Venue: Maple Leaf Bar
  • Time: 10:30pm
Join us for Sonic Bloom featuring Eric "Benny" Bloom.
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19

Stage Door Canteen Presents - "Always Patsy Cline"

February 27 – April 5, 2015
  • Location: National WWII Museum, The Stage Door Canteen
  • Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: National WWII Museum, The
  • Time: 11:00 am brunch seating; 1:00 pm showtime; Dinner and Show 6:00 pm Seating; 8:00 pm Show
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"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home country humor and true emotion, includes many of Cline's unforgettable hits such as "Crazy," "I Fall to Piece... more
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20

Tennessee Williams: The Playwright and the Painter

February 27 – May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century. While he wrote fiction and motion picture screenplays, Williams is best known for his plays, which are chiefly set in th... more
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21

The New Orleans Smoothie King Center Presents - Marvel Universe Live!

February 27 – November 18, 2015
  • Location: Smoothie King Center
  • Address: Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. The story is framed around the battle over t... more
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22

The Piano Professor Series featuring Tom Worrell and Leon "Kid Chocolate" Brown

February 27, 2015
  • Location: Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel
  • Address: 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 5:00pm The Piano Professor Series featuring Joe Krown , 8:00pm Leon “Kid Chocolate” Brown
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It's Playtime. Grammy and Billboard Award-winning Jazz trumpeter Irvin and Royal Sonesta Hotel proudly present Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse. The best jazz club in New Orleans showcases New ... more
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23

World of Wheels

February 27 – March 1, 2015
  • Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • Address: Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome
  • Time: Friday Doors open 3:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am
World of Wheels features a wide variety of cars, trucks and motorcycles as well as restored and antique vehicles, exhibitors, vendors and thousands of spectators that makes this annual show informativ... more
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Saturday Feb 28, 2015

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17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art Exhibition

February 28 – March 7, 2015
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art Exhibition. The theme this year is Nonviolence: The Only Road to Freedom. Artists were asked to create pieces that directly conn... more
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Andrew Jackson: Hero of New Orleans

February 28 – March 29, 2015
  • Location: Historic New Orleans Collection, The
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Historic New Orleans Collection, The
  • Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday 10:30 am – 4:30 pm;
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality as a war hero and president, and also sheds light on some of the controversies-such as martial law and Indian removal-th... more
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