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Cultural Events in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city that is steeped in history. From famous museums to visual arts, the Crescent City has an event for every cultural connoisseur. We invite you to participate in one of our many activities on the calendar, strengthening your knowledge and appreciation for America's most authentic city...New Orleans.

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Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

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Kinder Garden: Back-to-School in the Garden

September 16 – 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for toddlers 18 months to 3 years and their accompanying adult. Guided by education staff, kids can get up close and personal... more
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Standing in the Shadows (no more) Workshops

September 16 – November 25, 2014
  • Location: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Venue: Ashe Cultural Arts Center
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
"Standing in the Shadows (no more)" is a series of narrative quilting workshops led by visual poet artist Jacquelyn Hughes Mooney. These workshops will provide participants with opportuniti... more
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Wednesday Sep 17, 2014

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Pat O'Brien's Halfway to Saint Patrick's Day

September 17, 2014
The Leprechauns will make a mid-year appearance this year when Pat O'Brien's hosts their annual Halfway to St. Patrick's Day party.  Pat O'Brien's will host the event to honor everyone's favorite... more
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Thursday Sep 18, 2014

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Jazz in the Park

September 18 – October 30, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
  • Location: Armstrong Park
  • Address: 701 N Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a stellar roster of New Orleans music that features Rebirth Brass Band, Kermit Ruffins, Los Hombres Caliente, Stephanie Jordan, ... more
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New Orleans Burlesque Festival: It's Burlesque

September 18, 2014
  • Location: House of Blues The Parish at House of Blues
  • Address: 225 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: House of Blues
  • Time: 9:00 pm
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The Opening Night of the 6th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival features beautiful and talented burlesque dancers from far and wide celebrating the art of the tease. The annual New Orleans Burlesq... more
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Friday Sep 19, 2014

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Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents - Blueberry Hill

September 19 – 28, 2014
  • Location: Teatro Wego
  • Address: 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, LA
  • Time: Friday and Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3:00 pm.
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The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an original New Orleans Jukebox Musical, Blueberry Hill. Written and Directed by Butch Caire. Featuring classic New Orleans... more
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New Orleans Burlesque Festival: Bad Girls of Burlesque!

September 19, 2014
Luscious and lascivious ladies of burlesque entertain you in this annual rowdy, standing-room-only show. It's a celebration of the wicked, the wayward, and the wanton. The annual New Orleans Burlesqu... more
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New Orleans Museum of Art Presents - Artful Palate- Free Summer Cooking Series from Ralph Brennan

September 19, 2014
  • Location: Café NOMA at the New Orleans Museum of Art
  • Address: One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park,, New Orleans,
  • Time: 6:30 pm
Chefs of the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group look forward to demonstrating their own culinary masterpieces at Café NOMA's "Artful Palate," the third annual summer cooking series at the... more
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Rivertown Theaters Presents - Shrek the Musical

September 19 – 28, 2014
  • Location: Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 325 Minor Street, Kenner, LA
  • Time: Friday - Saturday 8:00 pm; Sunday 2:00 pm
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Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling life on the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things... more
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The National WWII Museum Presents: Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour

September 19 – 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: National WWII Museum, The Stage Door Canteen
  • Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: National WWII Museum, The
  • Time: 6:00 pm Seating; Show 8:00 pm
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This incredible reenactment lets you take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage - just as he did in WWII to entertain the troops. With a cast of 14, the show is packed with comedy, music, a... more
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Saturday Sep 20, 2014

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A Better You

September 20, 2014
  • Location: Historic Carver Theater, The
  • Address: 2101 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116
  • Venue: Historic Carver Theater, The
  • Time: 3:00 p.m. (Registration, 2:30 p.m.)
Ashé Cultural Arts Center invites you to join UnitedHealthcare for an uplifting and free experience, featuring Jamilah Peters-Muhammad (Mama Jamilah), Dr. Norman Christopher Francis, Rita Tolbe... more
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12

ART GUMBO

September 20 – December 20, 2014
River Region Art Association presents THE ART GUMBO MARKET every third Saturday of the month under the trees at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens.  The  market will offer Louisiana Arts an... more
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13

Family Art Day

September 20, 2014
Join the Newcomb Art Gallery for a kid-friendly tour and hands-on activities inspired by our current exhibitions: Chakaia Booker's Eradication: A Form of Obsession and Katherine Taylor's One and Toget... more
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Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents - Blueberry Hill

September 20 – 28, 2014
  • Location: Teatro Wego
  • Address: 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, LA
  • Time: Friday and Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 3:00 pm.
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The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an original New Orleans Jukebox Musical, Blueberry Hill. Written and Directed by Butch Caire. Featuring classic New Orleans... more
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Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents - Dr. Seus Double Feature

September 20, 2014
  • Location: Jefferson Performing Arts Center
  • Address: 400 Phlox Ave., Metairie,
  • Time: 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
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The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting the Dr. Suess classics, Mr Brown Can Moo! Can you? & The Cat in the Hat. "Uncle" Wayne Daigrepont will be presenting a special ... more
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Joy Theater Presents Dr John & The Nite Trippers

September 20, 2014
  • Location: Joy Theater
  • Address: 1200 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Time: Doors 8:00 pm, Show 9:00 pm
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Come and enjoy a special performance by Dr. John & The Nite Trippers with songs that span across his entire illustrious career, with his highly anticipated new ablum release, a tribute to the New ... more
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New Orleans Burlesque Festival: Queen's Ball

September 20, 2014
The closing night celebration follows the 2014 "Queen of Burlesque" competition. The new Queen holds court as burlesque dancers from far and wide bump ‘n' grind on stage. Party among t... more
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Rivertown Theaters Presents - Shrek the Musical

September 20 – 28, 2014
  • Location: Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 325 Minor Street, Kenner, LA
  • Time: Friday - Saturday 8:00 pm; Sunday 2:00 pm
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Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling life on the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things... more
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The Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc with Loyola Medieval Studies Presents - Salon de Jeann d'Arc

September 20, 2014
  • Location: Loyola University New Orleans Danna Student Center, Audubon Room, second floor
  • Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join us for Salon de Jeanne d'Arc co-sponsored by the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc and Loyola Medieval Studies.  There will be free lectures and theater performances; pre-register to purchase a lunch. ... more
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The National WWII Museum Presents: Thanks for the Memories: Bob Hope and His All-Star Pacific Tour

September 20 – 21, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: National WWII Museum, The Stage Door Canteen
  • Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Venue: National WWII Museum, The
  • Time: 6:00 pm Seating; Show 8:00 pm
  • Visit Website
This incredible reenactment lets you take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage - just as he did in WWII to entertain the troops. With a cast of 14, the show is packed with comedy, music, a... more
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