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Ogden After Hours Presents June Victory and the Bayou Renegades on October 2

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art will present June Victory and the Bayou Renegades at their Ogden After Hours event on Thursday, October 2. June Victory and the Bayou Renegades are an Indian/Funk group dedicated to spreading the music and culture of New Orleans throughout the world. The band is composed of June Victory of [...]

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Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s 10th Annual Boudin Bourbon & Beer Fest November 7

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s 10th annual fundraising weekend will take place on November 7-8. The Boudin, Bourbon & Beer Festival, which is only half of the excitement, will be held at Champion Square on Friday, November 7. The Boudin, Bourbon & Beer Festival is a great opportunity to experience some of the finest flavors in [...]

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Video: The Roux – A Spicy Brown Burlesque Show

OffBeat Videographer JonGunnar Gylfason sat down with Blu Reine, the producer of The Roux: A Spicy Brown Burlesque Show, for the latest exclusive OffBeat video. Blu Reine started The Roux as a way to promote diversity within the burgeoning burlesque community by highlighting a variety of performers of color. Reine’s show pays homage to African-American [...]

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Jim Monaghan’s 19th Annual Halloween Parade Set to Roll October 31

Molly’s at the Market has announced the return of Jim Monaghan’s Halloween Parade on Friday, October 31, at 6 p.m. Since its establishment in 1995, this parade has come to be a cornerstone of the holiday New Orleanians consider to be “Mardi Gras for the locals.” Expect horsedrawn carriages carrying costumed riders who’ll toss Halloween-themed [...]

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Mini Greek Festival to Celebrate 150 Years of Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Greek community is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Holy Trinity Cathedral with a weekend of events that begins with the “An Evening on the Bayou” mini Greek Festival on Friday, October 10. Holy Trinity, overlooking Bayou St. John, is the oldest Greek Orthodox Church in the Americas. Its annual spring Greek Festival is a [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Galactic at Kress Live on September 27

We’re giving away five pairs of tickets to see Galactic at Kress Live in Biloxi, Mississippi, on September 27. Kress Live, a new venue along the Gulf Coast, has already attracted a host of New Orleans and national artists. Brooklyn based electronic duo Break Science will open for Galactic, and the show starts at 9 [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Crimestoppers Costume Gala September 27

We’re giving away two tickets to the Crimestoppers Heroes and Hooligans Costume Gala on Saturday, September 27. The costume party, which will feature silent and live auctions, a costume contest, great food, and live music by the Wise Guys. Doors open at 8 p.m., and costumes are strongly encouraged, but dressy casual attire is also [...]

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Prospect New Orleans “Shooting From the Hip: Mexico” Photo Exhibit Opening October 2

On October 2, Prospect New Orleans satellite program P.3+ will be hosting the opening reception of Michael Alford’s photographic exhibition “Shooting From The Hip: Mexico,” at the Art Gallery of the Consulate in partnership with The Consulate of Mexico in New Orleans. Michael Alford is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist. His work covers several mediums including [...]

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“Neutral Ground” Tap and Jazz Show set for October 9-12 at NOCCA

Gulf Coast Theatre on Tap’s original production, “Neutral Ground,” will run October 9-12 at NOCCA, the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. The production consists of compositions from various local legends including Louis Prima, Kermit Ruffins, Allen Toussaint, and Galactic performed live by a seven piece band including vocalist Arséne DeLay. There will also be [...]

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“O What A Night!” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will host its annual “O What A Night!” fundraising gala. The evening’s activities begin at 6 p.m. with a silent auction put on by New Orleans Auction Galleries. Bidders will be able to enjoy specialty cocktails by Sazerac and hors d’oeuvres by Chef Justin [...]

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