Calendar Of Events

Happenings all around City Park

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8pm
    Music: The Pfister Sisters, 5:30-8:30pm
    Artist Perspective on Behind Closed Doors with Jim Richard, 6pm
    Artful Palate Cooking Demo: 6:30pm
    Film: La Perla, 7pm
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Bon Operatit

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    Consists of New Orleans opera singers Lauren Mouney Gisclair, Jesse Nolan, and Mary Penick Akin. From La Boheme to Phantom of the Opera, they perform a perfect pairing of opera and musical theatre hits that are sure to invigorate the senses.  For more information about the singer/band please visit www.bonoperatit.com.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8pm
    Music: Arpa Quartet, 5:30-8:30pm
    Lecture:  “Murals as Public Address: The Hale Woodruff Murals in Context,” by Rebecca Lee Reynolds, PhD, Asst. Professor of Fine Arts at UNO, 6pm
    Lecture “Influence of Hale Woodruff on African American Artists” by Dr. Sara Hollis, Professor M.A. Museum Studies Program Southern University at New Orleans, 7:30pm
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Lena Prima

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    To some performers, having a legendary father might be daunting. Not for Lena Prima. Born in show business and raised on the road with her famous dad, the singer/songwriter/artist has earned her own reputation around the country for her energetic charismatic performances. She will perform songs of her father as well as some of her original tunes. For more info please visit: www.lenaprimamusic.com.

    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8pm
    Music: Keith Burnstein, 5:30-8:30pm
    Film: Amistad, 6pm
    Artful Palate Cooking Demos 6:30pm
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Luke Winslow King

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    Luke Winslow-King, is a guitarist, singer, composer, and lyricist known for his slide guitar work, and interest in pre-war blues and traditional jazz. Winslow-King’s work consists of an eclectic mix, taking in delta-folk music, classical composition, ragtime, and rock and roll; juxtaposing original songs with those from a bygone era.    For more info please visit:  www.lukewinslowking.net.

    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Frida

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    Friday Nights at NOMA: Closing Celebration of Behind Closed Doors
    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8pm
    Lecture: “Reimagining Race, Class, and Identity in the New World” with Mia Bagneris, Assistant Professor, History of Art at Tulane University, 6 p.m.
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.
    Tonight the museum will be open till midnight.

  • WYES Beatles Tribute Featuring The Fab Four

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    It's the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles playing in City Park! Time to celebrate! 

    Get ready to “Twist N Shout” in your favorite ‘60s era attire while reliving the wildly popular, sold-out show from one of the greatest and most influential rock groups of all time – The Beatles!

    Fifty years ago to the day, thousands of frenzied fans experienced the concert of a lifetime at City Park Stadium (Tad Gormley) – WYES is thrilled to recreate those feelings with the help of The Fab Four.

    The Fab Four, a Beatles tribute band, was founded in 1997 in Southern California. The band has brought the music of The Beatles to many places including Japan, Malaysia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Mexico and Brazil. PBS stations nationwide, including WYES-TV, have included their concerts during special pledge times.

    “Come together” for this fun 50th anniversary tribute concert and sing along to your favorite Beatles tunes such as: I Want To Hold Your Hand, Hard Days Night, Eight Days A Week, Can’t Buy Me Love, Help, With a Little Help From My Friends, Penny Lane, Hey Jude and more!

    Click the tickets icon to the left of this paragraph or you can also purchase tickets by calling (504) 457-2934 or (855) 350-1522. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. This is an all ages show. 

  • Friday Nights at NOMA - Movie in the Garden

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    Friday Nights at NOMA: Movies in the Garden
    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot: 5-8 p.m.
    Discussion: Alexis Rockman with Brett Littman, Executive Director of the Drawing Center, 6 p.m. (in the auditorium)
    Artful Palate Cooking Demo: 6:30pm
    Film: Sunset Boulevard, at sundown
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Tanya and Dorise

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    Usually seen performing on the streets in the French Quarter, violinist Tanya and guitarist Dorise bring their musical talents indoors for our concert series. Music is what brought Tanya from Taiwan, and Dorise from Connecticut to New Orleans. Tanya and Dorise will perform a variety of music, including jazz, blues, rock, and soul. Don’t miss this concert.  It will be fun.  For more info please visit:  www.tanyandorise.com.

    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Ole Man River Band

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    Sherman Bernard, Recipient of OffBeat Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, leads this group of exceptional New Orleans musicians. They will perform an assortment of 1950’s, 60’s Rhythm and Blues and Rock and Roll. Nothing but New Orleans fun.
    The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Friday Nights at NOMA

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    This activity is at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
    Art on the Spot 5-8 pm
    Music: Cristina Perez, 5:30-8:30pm
    Every Friday night, visit NOMA from 5-9 pm for art activities and a variety of activities and performances which range from lectures, music performances, cooking demonstrations, art activities and films inspired by the current exhibitions.  Friday Nights at NOMA activities are free with museum admission.

  • DJ music in Carousel Gardens

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    Every Friday and Saturday night through 8/2/14 come to Carousel Gardens for rides and DJ music from 7 to 10pm! Bring your friends and don't miss out! While you’re here don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Summer Carousel Gardens Hours: June 3 - August 3 - Tuesdays through Thursdays: 10am to 5pm; Fridays: 10am to 10pm; Saturdays: 11am to 10pm; Sundays: 11am to 6pm
    Admission: $4/person; Kids 36” & under get admission free; $17 unlimited rides or $3/ride
    Buy your admission tickets by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragrah. Ride tickets and ride bands must be purchased inside Carousel Gardens.

  • A Fairytale Ball in Storyland

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    You are Invited to join us at the Castle in Storyland for a performance by Fairy Godmother Merrilypop  and The Storyland Theatrical Players. Come in costume for the Fairytale Ball! Get ready for magic, family activities, nursery rhyme karaoke, and stories. No registration needed but costumes are encouraged. Party/event is included in the price of admission to Storyland.
    Admission to Storyland is $4/person; Kids 36 inches and under get free admission; Friends of City Park get free admission.
    While you’re in Storyland don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Storyland Hours: Tuesdays -Friday: 10am to 5pm and Saturdays & Sundays: 10am to 6pm (Also Open on Labor Day.)

  • DJ music in Carousel Gardens

    ActivitiesFriends of City ParkKid FriendlyMusic

    Every Friday and Saturday night through 8/2/14 come to Carousel Gardens for rides and DJ music from 7 to 10pm! Bring your friends and don't miss out! While you’re here don’t forget to try the all new Parker’s Café in Carousel Gardens!
    Summer Carousel Gardens Hours: June 3 - August 3 - Tuesdays through Thursdays: 10am to 5pm; Fridays: 10am to 10pm; Saturdays: 11am to 10pm; Sundays: 11am to 6pm
    Admission: $4/person; Kids 36” & under get admission free; $17 unlimited rides or $3/ride
    Buy your admission tickets by clicking the ticket icon to the left of this paragrah. Ride tickets and ride bands must be purchased inside Carousel Gardens.