Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Culture Collision this Wednesday at NOMA!

Wednesday, September 2
6-8 p.m.

Find out everything you need to know about the fall cultural season and score specially discounted tickets at this meet-up of local arts organizations sponsored by WWNO, with complimentary bites by Café Degas and mojitos by Old New Orleans Rum. Organized by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, New Orleans Ballet Association, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans Opera Association and Southern Rep, additional partners include Arts Council of New Orleans, Contemporary Arts Center, FourFront Theatre, Friends of the Cabildo, Friends of Music, The Historic New Orleans Collection, Jefferson Performing Arts Society, Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, Louisiana ArtWorks, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, Louisiana State Museum, The National World War II Museum, New Orleans Film Society, New Orleans Photo Alliance, NOMA Volunteer Committee, Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Southern Food and Beverage Museum. Operatic trio Bon Operatit will perform in between sets by DJ Matty (of Saturn Bar Mod Dance Party fame) and prizes donated by participating arts organizations-including memberships, free tickets, books, gift bags and more-will be raffled off throughout the evening. Regular Museum admission rates apply, which means this event is FREE to Louisiana residents through the generosity of The Helis Foundation.

Visit the New Orleans Museum of Art table in the Great Hall to meet New Orleans-based artist Skylar Fein, who will be on hand to tell visitors about his first solo museum exhibition, Youth Manifesto, opening September 12, and to learn about the upcoming major exhibition, Dreams Come True: Classic Fairy Tales from the Walt Disney Studio, opening November 15. Visit the NOMA Volunteer Committee table, also in the Great Hall, to find out about Love in the Garden and other NVC events.

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