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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
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America's Hometown…

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Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 27 - 31, 2015
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Edgar Degas: The…

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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
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Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 27 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
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Concerts in the Courtyard ft. Singer/Cellist Helen Gillet

June 21, 2013
  • Location: Historic New Orleans Collection, The
  • Address: 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Times: Doors Open at 5:30 pm, Music 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Admission: $10, free for THNOC members and includes three complimentary beverages. Guests must be 21 or older to enter.
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The Historic New Orleans Collection’s spring Concerts in the Courtyard series concludes Friday, June 21, with singer and cellist Helen Gillet.

Raised in Belgium, Singapore, Illinois and Wisconsin, Helen Gillet arrived in New Orleans in 2003, where she has studied and performed with members of the Sun Ra Arkestra, Astral Project, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Mardi Gras Indians and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. Her training is rooted in western classical cello, North Indian Hindustani vocal ragas, free improvisation, New Orleans jazz, funk, country rock and French chansons. Gillet has two self-released albums: “Newton Circus” (2009)—by her French chansons band Wazozo, and her latest instrumental album, “Running of the Bells” (2011) by the Helen Gillet Trio, which received a four-star review in the October 2011 issue of Downbeat magazine.

In addition to the performance, the June concert will feature Praline Bourbon Milk Punch provided by the Sazerac Company family of brands—a leading U.S. spirits supplier, with the world’s most decorated distillery and a portfolio of award-winning brands. Three complimentary drinks are included with admission. The locally based office supplier Associated Office Systems, or AOS, is the event sponsor for the spring 2013 series.

Gulf Coast native F.J. Wilson, author of the newly released “The Hornet Slayer,” will be signing copies of the book in The Shop at The Collection during the event, as well.

The Historic New Orleans Collection is proud to present its sixth season of Concerts in the Courtyard. Since 2008, these events have offered a fun, casual way to kick off the weekend. Each show features live outdoor performances by Louisiana musicians, cocktails and extended hours to visit the shop and the first floor of the current exhibition.

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