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“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for the Break Science Live Band. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Jamie Mclean Band & Flow Tribe. more

Backbeat Jazzfest…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us for Robert Walter's 20th Congress! more

Backyard Grooves

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Big Easy Big Heart…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
5K road race more

City Park Presents -…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Join us in the New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park for City… more

DISNEY ON ICE…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
The celebration of the century comes alive in Disney On Ice celebrates 100… more

Disney on Ice: 100…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! The monumental ice skating… more

Double Dose

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
ActionActionReaction and friends keep the dance floor energized with mixes of… more

Free Movie Night -…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
The Big Lebowski starring Jeff Bridges and John Goodman (RATED R - please… more

Irivin Mayfield Jazz…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mama's Music

Apr 30, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In Big Mama's Lounge. 21+ with valid photo I.D. 7-string guitarist Justin… more

MUSICIANS CLINIC WITH…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Soul-steeped folk singer Alynda Lee Segarra fronts local Americana heroes… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 30 - May 1, 2016
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

New Orleans Photo…

Apr 30 - May 29, 2016
The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA), is proud to be the first venue to … more

Saenger Theatre…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
This all-star event pays tribute to The Band's milestone final concert through… more

The Historic New…

Apr 30 - May 7, 2016
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I, The Historic New… more

The House of Groove

Apr 30, 2016
The House of Groove is a House Party and a live improvised musical journey… more

The Irish House…

Apr 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the Irish House for Crossing Canal. more

“Awash with Color:…

Apr 30 - May 21, 2016
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the new exhibition… more

Bal Des Artistes II: "Making New Orleans

February 20, 2014
  • Location: Morning Call Coffee House, City Park
  • Address: 56 Dreyfous Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124
  • Times: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Admission: $100 General Admission, $85 Presale, Discounts available for artists and students
  • Phone: 504-218-4807
  • Email: info@cano-la.org
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Extending its growing tradition of presenting the work of current artists of all disciplines in a fantasy setting for the benefit of its programs, CANO rethinks the creative spirit of the city's carnival traditions with new musical, theatrical, visual, and media elements that celebrate both the city's bacchanalian spirit and newly innovative drive.


The ball's theme this year, "Making New Orleans" was inspired by the just published book of the same name by graphic artist Phillip Collier. Collier's book illustratesNew Orleans' historic and current producers, manufacturers and artisans. Bal des Artistes will similarly present the work of artists, artisans and manufacturers in a unique Design Salon, in a creative silent auction, and in performances by new and recognized talent.

The evening of food, fun, and fantasy will be capped off by an after party Upstairs at the City Park Casino which will feature dancing to live and D.J. music and specially selected "Nightcaps".


CANO will use funds raised at Bal des Artistes to support its Creative Futures program that helps high school students learn about and pursue creative careers; to showcase work of New Orleans artists of all disciplines in its "Artists on View" online video directory; to promote collaboration and business opportunities for artists with its CANOpener networking meetings and forums; and to advocate for greater investment in the creative economy from public, business and non-profit sources.

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