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Chocolate Kitty II – Party in the CityOn Friday, Feb. 16th, there will be a truly unique party at the Dragon’s Den. In full Mardi Gras spirit, guests are invited – until 4 a.m. – to join premier underground female…

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The 73rd Sugar Bowl Football Classic, LSU vs. Notre Dame, Jan. 3Sugar BowlThe 73rd Sugar Bowl Football Classic will be held this year Jan. 3, at 7 p.m in the Superdome. Though tickets have sold out, you can still watch…

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Locals Dancing Through the Season • Delta Festival Ballet of New Orleans will present The Nutcracker on Fri. and Sat., Dec. 22-23. Delta’s three performances will be held at Dixon Hall, located at Tulane University. The theater at Dixon will…

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 Celebrating our SwampsThe 22nd annual Swampfest at Audubon Zoo will host a cultural celebration of New Orleans and the swamps for which we are famous � with tickets no more than regular zoo admission. Nov. 4-5, Zydeco and Cajun music…

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SPOOKY FUN � Do you hunger for blood? Are your teeth sharper than everyone else�s? Those who have an interest in vampires should consider attending the Vampire Lestat Ball, which will be Fri., Oct. 27 at Rosy�s Jazz Hall. The…

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LIFE IMiTATES ART L’Imitation of Life – New Orleans-based Running With Scissors’ comical rendition of the 1959 Technicolor hit Imitation of Life, can be seen Sept. 8-Oct. 1. A group of five actors and one actress will take on the…

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Full of Hot Air Around the world in 80 days doesn’t seem so far fetched after you see what balloons can do at the Pennington National Hot Air Balloon Championship, Aug. 2 to 6, and the Louisiana State Championship, Aug.…

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The Curtain Calls Theater lights are shining brightly this month with plays and musicals to suit all tastes. • Tulane Summer Lyric is staging two musicals: “Bye Bye Birdie” and “Pippin.” “Bye Bye Birdie,” July 6 to 9, is about…

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Petal Pushers For thousands of years, orchids have lured men and women into obsession – with up to 35,000 species, the flower’s beauty and variety are unsurpassed; there is even one species found in the Arctic. To showcase this unique…

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AN ODYSSEY FULFILLED Where can you find ouzo, moussaka, roast lamb and dancing all in one place? If a trip to Greece is not in your immediate future, the Greek Festival, May 26-28, may be your best bet. A Memorial…

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Bouncing Back The New Orleans Hornets are creating a buzz with three games in the New Orleans Arena. On March 8, the Hornets play the Los Angeles Lakers; March 18, the Denver Nuggets; and on March 21, the Los Angeles…

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But can you buy beer there? The New Orleans Saints take on the Chicago Bears (Nov. 7) and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Dec. 4) in Tiger Stadium. That is, Death Valley. Home of 2004 SEC Champion LSU Tigers. Maybe the…

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Places to go, people to see, things to do. by HILLARY GOLDEN Tyner time Miss the soothing tones of John Coltrane from the 1960s? Fill the void with a concert by McCoy Tyner’s contemporary jazz trio Sept. 1. Tyner, who…

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Places to go, people to see, things to do. by HILLARY GOLDEN Home Front People often wonder what life was like during times of war. On July 23 and 24 at The National D-Day Museum, visitors can get a taste…

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Places to go, people to see, things to do by HILLARY GOLDEN Make the Connection Photographs taken by different artists, at different times and in various countries – but which still have a unifying concept or subject – assume new…

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Let’s Dance “Circle Dance,” a 40-year retrospective of the work of local contemporary artist John T. Scott, will feature 187 works in a range of media. The exhibit will run from May 7 through July 10 at the New Orleans…

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NATIVE SON The exhibit “Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See Is New and Strange” celebrates the many subjects and places the artist saw and experienced, including life in New Orleans. One hundred and forty-five works of art, formerly on view…

December Entertainment

CHRISTMAS WITH JPAS The Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents a number of shows this month at its new Westwego Performing Arts Theater. Information, 885-2000: Dec. 4-5, 10-12. “The Nutcracker,” Ballet Hysell’s award-winning production. Dec. 4-5, 11-12. Disney’s “Beauty and the…

November Entertainment

SHOW TOPPERS Nov. 5-21. “Biloxi Blues,” Rivertown Repertory Theater, 468-7221. Chapter two in the Tony Award-winning comedy about playwright Neil Simon’s alter-ego, Eugene Jerome, who is a young Brooklyn army recruit going through boot camp in Biloxi, Miss. Nov. 16-21.…