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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, comedy 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 May 26, 2017

1

“Giants of Jazz: Art Posters and Lithographs by Waldemar Swierzy from the Daguillard Collection”

May 26 – December 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its recent acquisition of art posters made by Polish artist Waldemar Świerzy (1931-2013) featuring music legends.... more
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BB's Stage Door Canteen Presents - Ain't Misbehavin" The Fats Waller Musical

May 26 – June 25, 2017
  • Location: The National WWII Museum- Stage Door Canteen
  • Address: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The National WWII Museum
  • Time: Friday and Saturday 6:00 pm; Dinner Seating 8:00 pm Sunday 11:00 am; Brunch Seating 1:00 pn
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The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in this three-time Tony Award-winning musical revue! Join five performers on a journey through the timeless music of Thomas "Fats"... more
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3

Beyond the Canvas: Contemporary Artists from Puerto Rico

May 26 – July 9, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: Woldenberg Art Center (Bldg #81), New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Venue: Newcomb Art Museum
  • Time: CLOSED MONDAYS, Tuesdays-Friday 10-5pm, Saturdays-Sundays 11-4pm
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Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia Sánchez (b.1926), Julio Suárez (b.1947), Arnaldo Roche Rabell (b.1955), Pédro Velez (b.1971), and Elsa Mar&iacut... more
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Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen Exhibit

May 26 – June 18, 2017
Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen traces the artist’s long career to stage a conversation about discarded and displaced people, places, and things in a time of global climate change. The fi... more
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5

Celebrate National Burger Month At Trinity

May 26 – 28, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 1117 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Venue: Trinity Restaurant
  • Time: 10:30 am to 3 pm
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Trinity, known for its imaginative cuisine, creative cocktails and bustling atmosphere, is inviting diners to celebrate National Burger Month in May during brunch on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays fro... more
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6

Chicken on the Bone Band on Bourbon St

May 26 – December 6, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Old Opera House
  • Address: 601 Bourbon St., NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130
  • Time: 7:00 pm
Want to enjoy some nightlife? No trip to New Orleans is complete if you have not seen the award winning Chicken on the Bone band st the Old Opera House, at 601 Bourbon St. The band will have you singi... more
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7

David Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio

Starting May 26, 2017
  • Location: Houston's Restaurant
  • Address: 1755 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Time: Mon-Thur 6:45 pm to 9:15 pm | Fri/Sat 6:45 pm to 9:45 pm | Sun 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at Houston's Restaurant located at 1755 St. Charles Ave. in New Orleans, LA. They are a sophisticated jazz ensemble performi... more
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8

Happier Hour Wine Tasting

May 26 – June 30, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
  • Location: Spirit Wine
  • Address: 3500 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Time: 5pm-7pm
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Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small bites, charcuterie, Bellegarde bread and St. James cheese for your after work socializing. Expand your palate while hearing a... more
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9

Mercedes Benz Superdome Presents - The Bayou Country Superfest

May 26 – 28, 2017
The  8th Annual  Bayou Country Super Fest is coming to the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans during the Memorial Day Weekend 2017! Get ready for a spectacular show!   The lineup fo... more
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10

New Orleans Greek Festival

May 26 – 28, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Mid-City
  • Address: Corner of Robert E. Lee Boulevard and St. Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70122
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Every year descendents of one of the Western world's oldest cultures celebrate their heritage on Bayou St. John with a festival celebrating all things pan-Hellenic.
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11

New Orleans Museum of Art Presents - Jim Steg: New Work

May 26 – October 8, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Cir., New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: Tuesday – Thursday 10 am-6 pm; Friday 10 am-9 pm;Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 11 am-5 pm;Closed Mondays
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Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based in New Orleans in the twentieth century. Steg arrived in New Orleans in the early 1950s to teach printmaking at Newcomb ... more
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New Orleans Museum of Art Presents - New at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Modern and Contemporary Art

May 26 – October 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah Chase, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will premiere New at NOMA: Recent Acquisitions in Modern and Contemporary Art... more
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13

New Orleans Museum of Art Presents - Regina Scully - Japanese Landscape: Inner Journeys

May 26 – October 8, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: 1 Collins Diboll Cir., New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Venue: New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Time: Tuesday – Thursday 10 am-6 pm; Friday 10 am-9 pm;Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 11 am-5 pm;Closed Mondays
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Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of Japanese works from NOMA's renowned permanent collection, highlighting the apparent, yet unintentional, stylistic coincidenc... more
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14

Newcomb Art Museum - Beyond the Canvas: Contemporary Art from Puerto Rico

May 26 – July 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia Sánchez (b.1926), Julio Suárez (b.1947), Arnaldo Roche Rabell (b.1955), Pédro Velez (b.1971), and Elsa Mar&iacut... more
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15

Senga Nengudi: Improvisional Gestures Exhibit

May 26 – June 18, 2017
In 1975, artist Senga Nengudi began a series of sculptures, entitled R.S.V.P., which evoke the elasticity and durability of the human body. Made of everyday materials, such as pantyhose and sand, the ... more
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16

Stoned vs Drunk vs Sober - A Stand-up Comedy Challenge

May 26, 2017 – July 24, 2026
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 4th Friday
  • Location: The New Movement
  • Address: 2706 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117
  • Venue: The New Movement
  • Time: 10:30 pm
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Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy a tasty drink! Must be 21 years of age + ID in order to partake. Anyone 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or g... more
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17

The Georgian Collection at M.S. Rau Antiques

May 26 – October 16, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 630 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: M. S. Rau Antiques
  • Time: 9:00am - 5:15pm
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For more than a century, a King George sat on the British throne. The Georgian era was a period of innovation and growth, marked by extreme wealth and the expansion of the British Empire. With new pro... more
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The Historic New Orleans - Presents - A Most Significant Gift:The Laura Simon Nelson Collection”

May 26 – October 21, 2017
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Address: 533 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Time: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (Excluding Holidays)
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The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art are once again showcasing selections from the extensive collection of Louisiana art donated to THNOC by the galleri... more
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19

The Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans presents - Movie Nite

May 26, 2017 – January 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday night at 6pm for our Weekend Movie Nights! Every Friday we put on a different Irish or Celtic themed film ranging from docume... more
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20

The Maison presents - Soul Company + RNR Music Group

May 26, 2017
  • Location: Maison Bourbon
  • Address: 641 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: Maison Bourbon
  • Time: 10:00 pm
Join us for some live music featuring Soul Company + RNR Music Group!
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21

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Presents - The Throwback Party

May 26, 2017
Calling ALL grown and sexy high school alumni + greeks! This is NOT just another party, it's an event for diverse, upscale, urban professionals who LOVE classic Old School music- Hip Hop, R&B, Go-... more
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22

The New Orleans Wine and Food Experience

May 26 – 28, 2017
The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience is one of the premiere events in the Big Easy, showcasing what the city does best. In it's 25th year, our New Orleans Festival has become one of the most in... more
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Saturday May 27, 2017

23

“Giants of Jazz: Art Posters and Lithographs by Waldemar Swierzy from the Daguillard Collection”

May 27 – December 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection highlights its recent acquisition of art posters made by Polish artist Waldemar Świerzy (1931-2013) featuring music legends.... more
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24

Backyard Grooves

May 27, 2017 – January 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.  
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25

BB's Stage Door Canteen Presents - Ain't Misbehavin" The Fats Waller Musical

May 27 – June 25, 2017
  • Location: The National WWII Museum- Stage Door Canteen
  • Address: 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: The National WWII Museum
  • Time: Friday and Saturday 6:00 pm; Dinner Seating 8:00 pm Sunday 11:00 am; Brunch Seating 1:00 pn
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The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in this three-time Tony Award-winning musical revue! Join five performers on a journey through the timeless music of Thomas "Fats"... more
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