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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 Feb 28, 2015

1

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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3

Artist Spotlight presents Tom Dunne

February 28 – 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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4

Ashe Showcase – Bless This House

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Ashe Powerhouse
  • Address: 1731 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Celebrate with us, as we showcase everything Ashé. Tour the Power House, have fun, and enjoy light refreshments. Come for an hour or stay all day. We look forward to seeing you.
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BODY ELECTRIC Group Exhibition

February 28 – 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 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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Edgar Degas: The Private Impressionist ; Works on paper by the Artist and His Circle

February 28 – 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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8

Freret Street Puliq House presents Desert Noises with Sol Cat

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Freret Street Puliq House
  • Address: 4528 Freret St, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Time: 9:00 pm
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Come and enjoy live music.
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Jefferson Arts Society Presents - Sex Please, We're Sixty

February 28 – 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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10

Jim Roche: Cultural Mechanic

February 28 – 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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11

Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Maple Leaf Bar
  • Address: 8316 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Venue: Maple Leaf Bar
  • Time: 10:30pm
Join us for Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen.
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12

Lauren Sturm

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Red Bastille
  • Address: 4740 Rye Street, Metairie, LA 70001
  • Time: 10pm
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A spirited performer who can be seen regularly in venues of New Orleans, as well as performing on the streets of the French Quarter. Vocalist, pianist, and guitar player, her compositions are describe... more
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13

Mark Steinmetz: South

February 28 – 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

Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Clearview Mall
  • Address: 4436 Veterans Blvd, Metairie,
  • Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
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Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be held at Clearview Mall. LA/SPCA adoption counselors and volunteers will be on hand to help you select the right pet for you... more
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15

New Orleans Celtic Festival 2015

February 28 – 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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16

New Zealand's - Black Grace

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Mahalia Jackson Theater
  • Address: 801 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Venue: Mahalia Jackson Theater
  • Time: 8:00 pm
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) presents New Zealand's premier contemporary dance company, Black Grace, making its New Orleans debut for one performance only at the Mahalia Jackson Theater o... more
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17

Octavia Art Gallery -Edward Bear Miller Grover Mouton

February 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

Pilates in the Sculpture Garden

February 28, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Join us for Pilates in the Sculpture Garden, among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. 
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19

Stage Door Canteen Presents - "Always Patsy Cline"

February 28 – 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

StoryQuest “Backyard,”

February 28, 2015
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: 11:30 am
Spark imagination, creativity, and a love of reading. Professional authors, actors and artists are bringing the world of children's literature to NOMA in this family program. Family activities are off... more
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21

Tennessee Williams: The Playwright and the Painter

February 28 – 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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22

The Al Briede Gold Cup Race

February 28, 2015
  • Location: Lake Pontchartrain Lakefront
  • Time: 8:00am
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The Al Briede Gold Cup Race will be held  at Lake Pontchartrain Lakefront. The 48th annual race is a 10k, 3 mile, and 1 mile - an NOTC Grand Prix Series Race (CCC qualifier) benefiting the LA/SP... more
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23

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

February 28 – 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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24

The Saenger Theatre Proudly Presents Legendary - " Diana Ross In the Name of Love Tour"

February 28, 2015
Diana Ross has had a profound influence on American popular culture and has become an icon in the entertainment industry. She is an Academy Award nominated actress for her unforgettable role as Billi... more
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Uptown Saturday Night Party "Lyrics, Beats and Brushstrokes"

February 28, 2015
  • Location: The Ashé Power House
  • Address: 1731 Baronne Street, New Orleans, LA
  • Time: 9:00 pm
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We invite you to experience the UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT PARTY featuring TANK AND THE BANGAS, Offbeat Magazine's 2014 Emerging Artist of the Year, and DJ CHRIS STYLEZ on the ones and twos. The list of... more
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