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AMC Elmwood Palace 20
1200 Elmwood Park Blvd
Elmwood, LA 70123
(504) 733-2029
AMC Elmwood Palace 20 Movie Theater Featuring IMAX, Digital Projection & Sound
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Anthony Bean Community Theater
1333 S. Carrollton
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-862-7529
Anthony Bean Community Theater and Acting School was established the Spring of 2000 to meet the demands of New Orleans area residents interested in learning and participating in dramatic art. Other than ABCT, professional theater companies that provide an open enrollment school for children and adults are a non-existent breed in the Southern Region. We offer a fully operational day and evening school in dramatic arts, including both acting, stage design and management. Hurricane Katrina has given our theater and school a challenge to serve our community. We will meet…
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Art Klub
1941 Arts St
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 583-8232
Art Klub is artist inc.‘s home base, artist residencies and Arts and Culture Community Center located in the St. Roch neighborhood, in the 8th Ward, NOLA.
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Cafe Istanbul
2372 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 975-0286
Café Istanbul is a 3,800 square feet performance hall with a mission of fostering, encouraging and promoting performance art in New Orleans. The line up of events will include live music, dance, theatre, poetry, comedy, film and visual arts. Located at 2372 St Claude Ave, in the New Orleans Healing Center, a 55,000 square feet building formerly Universal Furniture, Cafe Istanbul joins the St Claude arts district as it latest partner providing coveted and needed space for the ever burgeoning NOLA theatre and performance community. From its inception, Café Istanbul…
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Carver Theater
2101 Orleans Ave
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 304-0460
Carver Theater is located at 2101 Orleans Ave. in the Treme neighborhood, less than 10 blocks from the Vieux Carre. Proximity to the interstate and all major thoroughfares makes Carver Theater easily accessible. Re-designed as a live performance entertainment venue primarily focused on jazz, big band ensembles, chamber music, operetta, musicals, stage plays, dance recitals, and other shows; the fully renovated 16,000-square-foot theater has the “finest amenities” and is always a great time.
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Castle Theatre
501 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 287-4707
Small theatre specializing in comedy located in Historic Rivertown in Kenner.
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Creative Alliance of New Orleans
2326 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA
504-218-4807
Mission The Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO) was founded in 2008 as a network of cultural and creative producers, professionals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations based in New Orleans, Louisiana, whose mission is to provide training, education, and information for creative artists, cultural producers, and the community; to protect our cultural legacy; and to promote the revitalization of the city as a cultural and economic center. CANO provides numerous resources for creative professionals across a variety of industries, including: visual, performing, design, media, literary and culinary arts. Services include professional…
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Dance Quarter
1719 Toledano St
New Orleans, LA 70115
(504) 897-0327
Dance Quarter was founded by 3-time World Champion swing dancer, Nathalie Gomes, who has more than 20 years experience teaching dance to a variety of age and skill levels. Our mission at DANCE QUARTER is to share the fun and wellness benefits of social dancing and dance fitness with everyone regardless of age, size, shape and skill level. Whether your goal is to learn how to social dance, meet new people, connect with friends and family, get a fun workout, prepare for your wedding dance, or entertain guests at your…
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Dillard University's Cook Theatre
2601 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 816-4857
Built in 1993 and named for Dillard’s sixth president, the Samuel DuBois Cook Fine Arts Center houses the Department of Humanities. The 50,000-square foot complex contains the facilities for art, music, drama and communications, including the Cook Theatre, the campus’ premiere performing arts space, which features 250 seats, a fly loft and an orchestra pit. The Cook Center also houses art studios and galleries, a TV studio, a radio station, classrooms, seminar rooms and faculty offices.
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Entergy IMAX® Theatre
1 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-581-4629
Entergy IMAX® Theatre is home to the “Largest IMAX® screen in the Gulf South.” Located next door to the Aquarium, Entergy IMAX® Theatre combines the visual power of a five-and-a-half story screen with dynamic sound to put you in the middle of the action. Explore the wonders of nature through a variety of IMAX® features!
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Happyland Theater
3126 Burgundy St
New Orleans, LA 70117
Happyland Theater is a performance venue located in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Harrah's Casino Theater
8 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 533-6000
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Jefferson Performing Arts Center
6400 Airline Dr
Metairie, Louisiana 70003
502-731-4700
With state-of-the-art acoustics, this 1,050 seat theatrical venue is designed to host grand operas, musicals, symphonies, choral concerts, ballet and more.
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Joy Theater
1200 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-528-9569
The Joy Theater was once one of four original movie theaters to grace downtown New Orleans alongside the Orpheum (1921), State Palace Theater (1926) and the Saenger Theatre (1927). The Joy Theater opened its doors on February 7, 1947 and was viewed as a “modern” movie house with its iconic neon marquee and art deco architecture. Opening night’s feature film was “Lover Come Back,” starring Lucille Ball and George Brent, while one of the longest running films was the 1975 film “Jaws,” which ran for more than 20 weeks. In…
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La Nuit Comedy Theater
5039 Freret St
New Orleans, LA 70115
+1 504-231-7011
Corporate Training Let our corporate trainers and speakers help your company to soar. We can coordinate, stress-free: teambuilding, events, and speakers, for almost any event and on many topics. Call Yvonne for a quote. Our extensive list of clients available upon request. Got an idea for an event? Do you need a flash mob? Maybe your CEO is retiring and you want to send him off with a series of sketches about his career? We can customize events for you, with our professional team of actors and writers. Private Parties…
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Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
616 St Peter St
New Orleans, LA 70116
504-522-2081
The mission of Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré is to provide a wide range of quality theatrical productions and programming to entertain, enrich and educate the diverse population of our region and enhance the economic vitality of the city of New Orleans. Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré has been a vital part of the New Orleans community and cultural fabric since its inception in 1916 by a group of prominent New Orleans civic leaders, educators, writers and businessmen, who, as amateur theatre-lovers, began putting on plays in the…
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Loyola University - Lower Depth Theatre
6363 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Lupin Theatre at Tulane University
16 Newcomb Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-5105
The Albert Lupin Memorial Theater—The Lupin Theater, located in the Dixon Annex, is a black box performance space with adjustable seating. The Lupin is the primary production space for Tulane Univeristy Theater.
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Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts
1419 Basin St
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 525-1052
New Orleans’ premiere performing arts facility presenting the best in concerts, comedy, Broadway series, and other live shows. Originally named the New Orleans Theater of the Performing Arts, the venue opened in January 1973 to an operatic performance of Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa di Requiem. The theater was envisioned as something of a replacement for the old French Opera House, which had burned down in 1919. In 1993, it was renamed after the beloved gospel singer from New Orleans. It has since been the home of the New Orleans Opera Association,…
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Mid-City Theatre
3540 Toulouse St
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 488-1460
NEW ORLEANS’ NEWEST NEIGHBORHOOD THEATRE Comedy, Drama, Cabaret and Music
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NOCCA | Riverfront Campus - Nims Black Box Theatre
2800 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70117
(504) 940-ARTS
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Pre-professional arts training center for young Louisianans, also has live performances.
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Old Marquer Theatre
2400 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
504-298-8676
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WWNO, the NPR member station for New Orleans, serves southeast Louisiana and parts of southwest Mississippi by broadcasting balanced news, thought provoking analysis, classical music, jazz and other musical styles, intelligent entertainment, and unique local content. We broadcast on 89.9 FM, and KTLN 90.5 FM in the Houma-Thibodaux area as a public service of the University of New Orleans. All of WWNO’s programs, including its growing local news coverage, are available online at WWNO.org.

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WWOZ 90.7 FM is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station offering listener-supported, volunteer-programmed community radio. WWOZ covers many events live in and around the city and across the United States, and broadcasts live from the famed New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival annually. WWOZ’s mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage.

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Preservation Resource Center (PRC) has been preserving, restoring, and revitalizing New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods since 1974. Throughout its history, PRC has acted as an advocacy agent on a local, regional, and national scale, spreading the word about the city’s rich architectural heritage and the economic importance of preserving this heritage. PRC also takes a hands-on approach to preservation, with a history of successfully restoring over 1,400 properties. The center strengthens and revitalizes New Orleans in a way that is forward-looking and sustainable, yet sensitive to the city’s past and its heritage.

NOMA

As a nexus for the arts in New Orleans, NOMA is committed to preserving, interpreting, and enriching its collections and renowned sculpture garden; offering innovative experiences for learning and interpretation; and uniting, inspiring, and engaging diverse communities and cultures.

The Historic New Orleans Collection

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South. Its holdings comprise more than one million items from more than three centuries, documenting moments both major and minor. Its four exhibition spaces–the Williams Gallery, the Louisiana History Galleries, the Boyd Cruise Gallery, and the Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art–faithfully depict the multicultural stories of the region, from permanent displays exploring the evolution of Louisiana to rotating exhibitions showcasing history and fine art.

Southern Food

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is a nonprofit living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South. While based in New Orleans, the Museum examines and celebrates all the cultures that have come together through the centuries to create the South’s unique culinary heritage. The Museum is also home to the collections of the Museum of the American Cocktail, the Galerie d’Absinthe, and a demonstration kitchen.

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all Louisianans.

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ mission is to provide all Louisianans with access to and an appreciation of their own rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.

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