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Back-to-Back Fashion Events on the Schedule this Weekend for American Prep Clothing Co.

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Back-to-Back Fashion Events on the Schedule this Weekend for American Prep Clothing Co.

Local fashion brand, American Prep Clothing Co., is ushering out summer with two, high-profile fashion events this weekend.   Starting with a Pop-up Shop at The Grove Street Press (GSP) this Saturday from 5-7p.m. at 521 St. Joseph Street to kickoff White Linen Night. The event will showcase the brand’s Summer 2014 collection as well as the specialty letterpress collections created by GSP. Guests will enjoy a Louisiana Sisters mini bloody mary and dirty martini bar and have the opportunity to shop both brands.   The following day,...

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Fashion Week New Orleans Closes Out Poolside Fashion Show Series with Two Events in August

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Fashion Week New Orleans Closes Out Poolside Fashion Show Series with Two Events in August

Local Designers and Boutiques Debut Latest Fashions and Trends WHO:  Fashion Week New Orleans and Hotel New Orleans Downtown.  This event is free and open to the public.   WHAT:  “Strut + Swim” – a poolside fashion presentation featuring local designers and boutiques as well as hair and make-up artists showing off their latest collections, trends, accessories and styles in summer and fall fashions.  Sponsored by Ciroc Vodka, the fashion shows include a live DJ, drink specials, door prizes, a pool party favor sponsored by Spiker and more....

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THNOC to offer free tours for inaugural New Orleans Museum Month

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THNOC to offer free tours for inaugural New Orleans Museum Month

The Historic New Orleans Collection is excited to participate in the inaugural New Orleans Museum Month. Throughout the month of August, members of one participating museum will receive free admission or tours at the 15 other participating museums across the metro area. THNOC will be offering free guided tours—simply present proof of membership to the front desk to receive two free tours per membership. THNOC currently offers two guided tours: the Williams Residence Tour showcases the elegant French Quarter residence of The Collection’s...

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Africa UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness: 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy Tour

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Africa UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness:  20 Years of Freedom and Democracy Tour

The award–winning South African musical show, “AFRICA UMOJA – 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy Tour” is coming to the US for its second Multi-City tour in North America, playing the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans Dec. 2 – 14, 2014.  Tickets on sale now. Traveling on the beats of drums, from the dusty streets of South Africa’s Townships to all the corners of the world’s best and biggest stages, AFRICA UMOJA tells the moving tale of indigenous South African music, its people and their song – from the earliest rhythms to Kwaito....

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Culture Collision 6: Save The Date, August 27th

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Culture Collision 6: Save The Date, August 27th

Culture Collision 6, the annual happy-hour to kick off New Orleans’ vibrant cultural season is excited to announce its new home for the 2014-15 event: The National WWII Museum’s U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center. On Wednesday, August 27, more than 60 local nonprofit visual and performing arts organizations will gather for a one-night-only event designed to encourage participation in the New Orleans art scene. The event is free and open to the public.   “The National WWII Museum is proud to have been associated with Culture...

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Tuition-Free Dance Classes Available For New Orleans Youth

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Tuition-Free Dance Classes Available For New Orleans Youth

The NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance, a cultural community partnership between the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) and the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA), as well as other NOBA partner programs, are holding ongoing registrations beginning August 18 for 2014-2015 academic year after-school dance classes throughout the Greater New Orleans area. Registration will remain open on a first come, first served basis through September 20, or until classes are filled. Academic year classes begin the week of September 1, 2014....

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Full Figured Fashion Show, NOLA CURVES Make New Orleans Debut

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Full Figured Fashion Show, NOLA CURVES Make New Orleans Debut

 NOLA CURVES is New Orleans’ first full-figured fashion show exclusively featuring Southern women, sizes 12 and above, modeling clothing and accessories from local designers, including: Full Blossom Chic Boutique, Miss Behavin Boutique, Dama Talya, M.V.C. by Misty Chanel and Plush Boutique. The event will be held at NOLA Space, 1719 Toledano Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115 on July 19, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. According to Daniela Zapata, owner of Full Blossom Chic Consignment Boutique, “The average dress size of American...

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GASA GASA One-Year Anniversary Weekend

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GASA GASA One-Year Anniversary Weekend

Uptown music and art venue, GASA GASA, celebrates one full year on the block (4920 Freret Street) with a three-day mini-fest of local music, art, food and drink at the intimate plumbing warehouse -turned- performance space and art gallery July 18 – 20. The GASA GASA One-Year Anniversary Weekender runs 5pm – 2am on Friday (July 18), 2pm – 2am on Saturday (July 19) and 2pm – 12am on Sunday (July 20). In addition to the jam-packed live music line-up (which features New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia on Saturday), the...

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American Cancer Society Belles & Beaus Kick Off Event

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American Cancer Society Belles & Beaus Kick Off Event

American Cancer Society invites you to join them at its kickoff event and patron party to celebrate the 14th Annual Belles & Beaus Ball New Orleans. The Patron Party and Ball are the perfect way for you to support ACS in its mission to save lives and create more birthdays by helping people stay well, get well, find cures and fight back. The American Cancer Society will announce the 20 honored Belles & Beaus at the kickoff event.  This year’s honorees are individuals who have made significant contributions in the fight against cancer...

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Friday Nights @ NOMA: Artist Perspective With Jessica Goldfinch

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Friday Nights @ NOMA: Artist Perspective With Jessica Goldfinch

This Friday night, artist Jessica Goldfinch will lead an Artist Perspective gallery talk on the newest exhibition Behind Closed Doors, Art in the Spanish-American Home, 1492-1898. After, stick around for a screening of the 2002 film Frida in the Stern Auditorium. 5-8 p.m.: Art on the Spot 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Music by Victor Andrada 6 p.m.: Artist perspective on Behind Closed Doors with Jessica Goldfinch, “The Familiar Unfamiliar” 7 p.m.: Film: Frida For More Information: NOMA.ORG       Photo Credit:...

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