NOLA Bluedoo is a festival-style celebration of prostate cancer survivorship – with great food, drink, music, costuming, a kids’ tent, a survivors’ tent, a two-mile walk/run and MORE. It’s also a fundraiser – the ONLY prostate cancer event of its kind in our area – benefiting Dr. Oliver Sartor’s Prostate Cancer Research Program at Tulane Cancer Center. Proceeds from donations, sponsorships, auctions/parade of prizes, raffles and festival passes benefit research.
Tickets are Required
Festival passes – which provide access to food, drink and music – are $25 each or $15 each for students. Those purchasing passes in advance should report to the Festival Pass Tent at the venue to pick up your festival pass bracelet. Students must present a valid student ID. Festival passes are also available for purchase for the same price via cash, check or credit card (VISA, MC and Discover only) on race day. Proceeds from festival passes benefit Dr. Oliver Sartor’s Prostate Cancer Research Fund.
Those who want to participate in the two-mile NOLA Bluedoo walk/run should register at www.runNOTC.org. Race registration fees vary and are listed on the registration website. Please note, proceeds from walk/run registration fees benefit the New Orleans Track Club.
The fourth annual Beignet Fest presented by French Market®Coffee is set for Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10AM – 6PM at the Festival Grounds in New Orleans City Park. To continue to grow and fulfill its mission, Beignet Fest will introduce a $5 general admission, which benefits the Tres Doux Foundation, a nonprofit with a mission to serve children with autism and related developmental differences. For more information about Beignet Fest, visit www.beignetfest.com or connect with Beignet Fest on Facebook and Instagram (@BeignetFest) (#BeignestFest).
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The festival, produced since 1989 by the New Orleans Film Society, screens all sorts of local and global voices while providing an opportunity for new and established storytellers to premiere their latest works.
Attended by thousands of producers, directors, writers, actors and industry professionals, the 10-day event also attracts film fanatics keen to see movies like “12 Years a Slave,” “Carol” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild” before their general release. And besides the industry networking, seminars and screenings, fest-goers are treated to a blockbuster list of events, parties and even a second line or two in true New Orleans style.
The films are shown at various venues throughout the city. There are admissions charges to the various productions and the public is invited.
Sponsor: New Orleans Film Society