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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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Saturday Aug 27, 2016

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“The National WWII Museum Experience at The French Market"

August 27, 2016
  • Location: French Market Corporation
  • Address: Dutch Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Venue: French Market Corporation
  • Time: 1:00 pm
The French Market welcomes The National WWII Museum's Victory Belles back to the market this summer, with  music  performances at the Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion in the heart of the Fr... more
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29th Annual Fall Pontchartrain Home Show

August 27 – 28, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA 70065
  • Venue: Pontchartrain Center
  • Time: August 26 12pm-7pm, August 27 10am-7pm, August 28 10am-5pm
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This year’s show will feature exhibitors who have the latest products in kitchens, bathrooms, as well the latest trends in outdoor living, such as full outdoor kitchens, spas, landscaping and mo... more
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Abita Springs Opry at the French Market

August 27, 2016
The Abita Springs Opry returns to the French Market Farmers Market Every Saturday in August! August 6 Special Show for Satchmo Summer Fest! 12 noon to 1:30 pm  The Lucky Dogs:New Orleans Rh... more
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4

Alliance Française Open House

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Alliance Francaise de La Nouvelle-Orléans
  • Address: 1519 Jackson Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: 1pm to 3pm
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Join us for our annual Fall Open House on August 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm to meet our teachers, take a free trial class, learn about our cultural programs and enjoy some French wine & cheese!
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5

Backyard Grooves

August 27, 2016 – January 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.  
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6

COOLinary New Orleans Restaurant Month - Celebrating Dining in America's Most Delicious City!

August 27 – 31, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Restaurants across New Orleans
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It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy 2-3 course lunch menus for $20 or less, 3 course dinner menus at $39 or less and 3 course brunch menus at $39 or less at ... more
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Didn't Wash Us Away: Transformative Stories of Post Katrina Cultural Resilience

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join us for the Book Signing and Reception for Didn't Wash Us Away: Transformative Stories of Post-Katrina. Edited by Charlie T. Johnson and Louise Mouton Johnson,  this book highlights the resil... more
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8

Double Dose

August 27, 2016 – January 10, 2026
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: House of Blues
  • Address: 225 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: House of Blues
  • Time: 9 PM to 2 AM
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ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of your favorite songs. Whether you are coming to see a show or just looking for a Saturday night destination, we'll be party... more
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9

End of the Rainbow Art Exhibition

August 27 – September 26, 2016
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
Come join for the exhibition of  End of the Rainbow, which is an extension of the ongoing collaboration between Ashé and True Colors, exhibitions featuring works by LGBTQ and allied artist... more
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10

Entergy Giant Screen Theater Presents - Disney-Pixar's “Finding Dory”

August 27 – September 6, 2016
When Dory said "just keep swimming" in 2003's Oscar®-winning film "Finding Nemo," she could not have imagined what was in store for her. Ellen DeGeneres, voice of the friendly-... more
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11

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta featuring Leroy Jones Quintet

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans
  • Address: 300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Royal Sonesta New Orleans
  • Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Come join us at the Royal Sonesta for Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse featuring Leroy Jones Quintet.
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12

Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen

August 27, 2016
The Orpheum Theater will celebrate a full year since re-opening its doors to music, film, and art-loving patrons with a One-Year Anniversary show on Saturday, August 27. The Orpheum invites all to cel... more
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13

Louisiana Music Factory Cutting Edge Music Business Conference Live Showcases

August 27, 2016
  • Location: Louisiana Music Factory
  • Address: 421 Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Venue: Louisiana Music Factory
  • Time: Noon, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM & 4PM
Come and listen to music by Trouble In The Garden @ Noon Captain Ledge Band @ 1PM Lilli Lewis Project @ 2PM Jessie Campo @ 3PM Diane Cameron Elam @ 4PM
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Mama's Music

August 27, 2016 – January 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin Donovan and Jeff Jani play a mix of soul, blues and jazz music.  
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15

Modgun by Robert Tannen with Model for Frank Gehry's iteration of the Modgun

August 27 – December 18, 2016
  • Location: Crevasse 22 |River House
  • Address: 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras, LA
  • Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The public is invited to tour the newly installed ModGun by Robert Tannen, the latest addition to the Crevasse 22 Sculpture Garden in Poydras, Louisiana. The house is designed as alternative post dis... more
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16

Morris Bart Presents LIL' WeezyAna Fest: Lil Wayne and Friends!

August 27, 2016
Mark your calendars! Lil Wayne featuring Collegrove, 2ChainzX,  and special guests will be in Champions Square August 27. You won't want to miss this exciting event.
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17

New Orleans Museum Month

August 27 – 31, 2016
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its third year, is a collaboration between museums of all sizes across the greater New Orleans area. It offers museum members of participating institutions the opportu... more
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18

Nik Richard - A Dream for Sale Book Release and Signing

August 27, 2016
Local New Orleans author, Nik Richard, is having a book release this Saturday at the Market. 'A Dream For Sale' is Nik's second poem book and is the follow up to 'Love and Water'.
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19

Ogden Museum Presents - Louisiana Contemporary Presented by The Helis Foundation

August 27 – September 18, 2016
Join us at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art  for the exhibiition, Louisiana Contemporary. The annual, state-wide, juried exhibition was established in 2012 to promote contemporary art practices i... more
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20

The House of Groove

Starting August 27, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: The House of Groove
  • Address: 1927 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 9:00 pm until
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The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey featuring some of New Orleans most progressive musicians. DJ Kelly Fresh will be on the ones and twos! This week we are featu... more
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21

The New Movement Presents - Go Ahead Comedy Show

August 27, 2016 – May 23, 2026
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: The New Movement
  • Address: 2706 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Venue: The New Movement
  • Time: 7:30 pm
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Join us at the New Movement for  stand -up comedy show - Go Ahead. Each week three local or touring comics are spotlighted by our hosts Kaitlin Marone and Shawn Dugas. Also, enjoy a tasty dr... more
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22

The New Movement Presents - The Megaphone Show

August 27 – December 31, 2016
At each Megaphone Show, we invite a special guest/local celebrity/fun-person-about-town up on stage to share a few of their favorite true stories. A cast of TNM's finest improvisers use details &... more
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23

The New Movement Presents - Trew + 2

August 27 – December 31, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Location: The New Movement
  • Address: 2706 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Venue: The New Movement
  • Time: 9:00 pm
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Chris Trew is joined on stage by two audience members chosen at random who have never performed comedy in their lives. After a brief tutorial, the three embark on a full comedy set, lead by Trew. Also... more
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United States Marine Corps Presents - Vietnam Wall In City Park

August 27 – 28, 2016
  • Location: New Orleans City Park
  • Address: 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124
  • Venue: New Orleans City Park
Join us for Vietnam Wall in City Park. Veterans and active duty members of America's Armed Services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect freedom and liberty, the sc... more
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