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August 30, 2017 ~ Cultural Collision 9

Learn more about LA Creole at Cultural Collision 9, an event fostering all of the non-profit performing and visual arts organizations in the New Orleans metro-area. The event kicks off the cultural season with a unique happy hour involving close to 70 organizations. Its goal is to introduce potential members, volunteers, patrons and artists to…
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July 14, 2017 ~ Bastille Day Wreath Laying

Le Conseil des Sociétés Françaises de La Nouvelle-Orléans Council of French Societies of Greater New Orleans   Will commemorate the French National Holiday, Bastille Day, at our Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony   Statue of Jeanne d’Arc, Decatur Street ~ 10:00 am– Friday , July 14, 2017 ~ Free and open to the public.   The wreath will be…
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2015 LA Creole Art Contest

Are you a visual artist, or do you know one, whose work captures an aspect or reflection of this year’s conference theme, “Music Transcends?”  We are seeking entrant to LA Creole’s annual art contest, with exciting prizes! The announcement flyer for the contest is below, followed by the online application, which you can submit via…
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A Creole Christmas, December 9 and 10

It’s that wonderful time of year again! Please join OperaCréole on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 (both at 8pm) as we present the magic and majesty of the holiday season in “A Creole Christmas,” a tribute to the Advent and Christmas traditions of Creoles of color from years past. Featuring the music of…
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A.P. Tureaud, Sr. Portrait Presentation

Announcement: An invitation to the presentation and installation of the portrait of the late New Orleans civil rights attorney, Alexander Pierre “A.P.” Tureaud, Sr., which will be held: Thursday, March 13th 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Louisiana Supreme Court 400 Royal Street New Orleans, Louisiana The portrait was painted by Haitian artist and New Orleans…
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Amistad Research Center Book Sale, Nov. 13-14

New Orleans’ own Amistad Research Center, the nation’s largest independent archive specializing in the histories of people of color, will be selling books, posters and magazines relating to a number of subjects ranging from the Civil Rights Movement to Slavery and Abolition, Religion, Art, Poetry and Drama, Reference, Music, Africa, Biographies and more. The sale…
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