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Amanda Shires

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for singer/violinist Amanda Shires. more

Closing Reception: …

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
You are invited to join us for the closing reception for the True Colors… more

Closing Reception:…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
You are invited to join us for the closing reception for the True Colors… more

COOLinary New…

Aug 29 - 31, 2014
It is going to be a delicious summer!  Throughout the whole month of… more

Hotel New Orleans…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for the Strut + Swim poolside fashion show with Fashion Week New… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Le Petit Theatre's new season gets off to a whirlwind start with "Nine… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring Chris Mule and the Perpetrators. more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring Jon Cleary and the Monster Gentlemen. more

Mark of the Feminine

Aug 29 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Southern Decadence…

Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

The Historic Carver…

Aug 29 - 31, 2014
Come out this Labor Day weekend for a night of fun, laughther, and good old… more

The Roosevelt New…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, will feature the life and… more

The Saenger Theatre…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Cresent City get ready for a Night of Euphoria with the one and only Will… more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Debi and the Deacons. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Jay B. Elston Duo. more

Tropical Isle…

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us at the Tropical Isle for a performance featuring Way Too Early. more

True Colors Exhibition

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
This exhibition aims to represent people of all sexualities, genders, races and… more

Abita Springs Opry at…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Two bands - Three Hours - Five Saturdays First band plays approx 12 noon… more

Abita Springs Opry in…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
Join us every Saturday in August for The Abita Springs Opry concert… more

Dinneral Shavers…

Aug 30 - 30, 2014
This annual event is a free school supply giveaway targeted towards all New… more

Amanda Shires

Aug 29 - 29, 2014
Join us for singer/violinist Amanda Shires. more

Annual Ladies in Red Gala Honors Cultural Legacy of Jazz Musicians

June 14, 2013
  • Location: Cannery, The
  • Address: 3803 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
  • Times: Patron Party 7:00 pm-8:00 pm, Gala 8:00 pm-11:00 pm, Awards Presentation 8:30 pm
  • Admission: $150 for Patron Party, $75 for the gala
  • Contact: Suzanne Blaum,
  • Phone: 504-636-3399
  • Email: sblaum@prcno.org
  • Venue: Cannery, The

The 13th annual Ladies in Red Gala will honor New Orleans jazz musicians and the institutions that support them while raising funds for heritage preservation programming. Honorees are Lucien Barbarin, Leah Chase, Benny Jones, Freddie Lonzo, Herlin Riley, and the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, Educational Institution.

The event chairs are Nicole Blackmon Lewis and Anna & Adam Breaux. Honorary chairs are writer Michael Lewis and trumpeter Irvin Mayfield. The African American Heritage Preservation Program chair is Edgar Chase, III. NOCCA Jazz Ensemble will provide music for the Patron Party, and Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs will perform for the Gala. Guests will enjoy New Orleans cuisine and an open bar, including specialty cocktails by artisan spirit Smooth Ambler.

The African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHP) at the PRC identifies and places plaques on former homes of jazz musicians, generating awareness of the cultural significance of the city’s older neighborhoods. The heritage education program My City, My Home teaches schoolchildren the importance of our architecture, culture and cityscape while they learn valuable life skills. Ladies in Red is not only a great party and honors our jazz musicians, but it makes these programs possible.