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Girls on the Run Celebrates 5 Years in New Orleans with Record Participation

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Girls on the Run Celebrates 5 Years in New Orleans with Record Participation

  Girls on the Run of New Orleans (GOTR NOLA), a 501 (c) non-profit organization, is celebrating its five-year anniversary this fall with over 250 girls participating in the international program that teaches young girls to be healthy and confident through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. GOTR NOLA will begin the 10-week character-building program on September 15 and it will culminate with a celebratory 5k event (where all the girls wear the race number 1) on December 6 in Audubon Park. “In 2010, GOTR NOLA launched...

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MOMIX opens NOBA’s 2014-2015 Season with stunning new show – Oct. 17

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MOMIX opens NOBA’s 2014-2015 Season with stunning new show – Oct. 17

Back by popular demand, the New Orleans Ballet Association is thrilled to open the 2014-15 season with one of the most requested and popular companies, MOMIX, in its stunning new production Alchemia on Friday, October 17 at 8 pm at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. A multimedia spectacle, Alchemia is a brand new creation by the irrepressible artistic director Moses Pendleton and is bursting with the company’s trademarks of whimsical invention, wild illusion, enchanting beauty, daredevil thrills and playful humor. Inspired by the four classic...

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Arum Rae (w/ Generationals) live at One Eyed Jack’s on October 17th

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Arum Rae (w/ Generationals) live at One Eyed Jack’s on October 17th

Arum Rae is heading our way, bringing her full live show to One Eyed Jack’s on October 17th, opening for Generationals. Arum is touring in support of her entrancing Warranted Queen EP (EP stream) that came out in April, and spawned two great singles, “Warranted Queen” (soundcloud) and “2001” (soundcloud), which SPIN succinctly dubbed “sultry cyber-soul.”...

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Preservation Hall Ball: October 3rd

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Preservation Hall Ball: October 3rd

Preservation Hall Foundation has announced the Preservation Hall Ball Benefit  at the Civic Theater in News Orleans on Friday, October 3rd.  It is a one night extravaganza featuring The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and special guests, Allen Toussaint, Ani DiFranco, Beats Antique, and Alexander (of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros).  Tickets are on-sale! All proceeds from the Preservation Hall Ball will directly benefit The Preservation Hall Foundation. The...

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Nola TimeBank + Freret Neighborhood Center Launch Uptown Tool Library with Happy Hour Fundraiser on September 8

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Nola TimeBank + Freret Neighborhood Center Launch Uptown Tool Library with Happy Hour Fundraiser on September 8

The Freret Neighborhood Center and NOLA TimeBank are partnering to create the New Orleans Uptown Tool Lending Library with an eye towards equipping New Orleanians with the supplies they need to fix their homes, yards, and more. Through a partnership with ioby.org and The Center for the New American Dream, they are coordinating a fundraising campaign in which donations to the New Orleans Tool Lending Library will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $4,000. Similar to online crowd-funding platforms like Kickstarter, Uptown Tools will need to...

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Meshell Ndegeocello @ Contemporary Arts Center, 10/10

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Meshell Ndegeocello @ Contemporary Arts Center, 10/10

Meshell Ndegeocello will be performing at the Contemporary Arts Center on October 10th as a part of her tour supporting the new album, “Comet, Come To Me” (released on June 3rd).  Her 11th release, “Comet, Come To Me” is possibly a culmination of all of Meshell’s previous work: lush, vocal, seeking, wise, collaborative, and driven by the signature bounce and precise pocket of Ndegeocello on bass.    Buy Tickets:...

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SOUTHERN COALITION OF FASHION AND DESIGN ANNOUNCES SS 2015 SOUTHERN DESIGN WEEK

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SOUTHERN COALITION OF FASHION AND DESIGN ANNOUNCES SS 2015 SOUTHERN DESIGN WEEK

With regional fashion weeks popping up all over the country,the Southern Coalition of Fashion and Design (SCFD) is launching a newly branded event, “Southern Design Week.” Spring/Summer 2015 collections will distinctly focus on both established and emerging designers based across the Southern region NOVEMBER 03 – 09, 2014. Founder Andi Eaton spearheads SCFD as the New Orleans realm of fashion week expands across the Southern states with a new name and a fresh brand. With high priority on both the individual as a designer and the process...

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The Historic New Orleans Collection to screen “Blaze,” starring Paul Newman, Sept. 27

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The Historic New Orleans Collection to screen “Blaze,” starring Paul Newman, Sept. 27

In conjunction with the current exhibition “From Cameo to Close-up: Louisiana in Film,” THNOC is presenting a free seven-part film series one Saturday each month through November. The fifth film, “Blaze” (1989), starring Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich and Jerry Hardin, will be shown Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. Based on the 1974 memoir “Blaze Starr: My Life as Told to Huey Perry,” this fictionalized film chronicles the romance between a young burlesque dancer and eccentric Louisiana governor Earl K. Long. Lolita...

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New Orleans’ Only All African-American Burlesque Show Debuts September 12

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New Orleans’ Only All African-American Burlesque Show Debuts September 12

On Friday, September 12, New Orleans’ newest burlesque show makes its debut at Cafe Istanbul (2372 St. Claude Ave.) at 8 p.m. “The Roux” is not just any burlesque show modeled after the city’s Storyville lore though. This “Spicy Brown Burlesque Show” is presently New Orleans’ only burlesque show featuring a cast comprised entirely of African-American artists. While we cannot be sure exactly when the last all African-American burlesque series existed in the Crescent City, as many of these shows were...

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YO GABBA GABBA live on stage!

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YO GABBA GABBA live on stage!

All new spectacular, Yo Gabba Gabba! LIVE! Music is Awesome! will rock the Saenger Theatre on December 2nd, with shows at 3 and 6pm. The state-of-the-art live show production features music, singing, dancing and animation.  Fan favorite Leslie Hall will join the cast on stage along with hip-hop legend Biz Markie who will teach kids how to beat box with “Biz’s Beat of the Day.”  Special guests are invited to join the party on stage in each city for the “Dancey Dance” and “Super Music Friends Show”...

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