The Tremé Culture Fest Offers a Weekend of Food, Music, Education and Community Activities

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The New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network presents the 2013 Tremé Culture Fest.

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The Tremé Culture Fest offers a weekend of food, music, education and community activities.

WHO: The New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network presents the 2013 Tremé Culture Fest.

WHAT: Tremé Culture Fest — Celebrating the Soul of New Orleans, the Tremé Culture Fest will highlight the culture and history of Faubourg Tremé, the neighborhood that gave rise to jazz, brass bands, incredible architecture, Mardi Gras Indians, and several pioneers of the civil rights movement. Had it not been for Tremé, our world would look and sound a lot different today.

WHEN/WHERE:    

Friday, October 18

Tremé Gumbo Battle, hosted by NOMTN & WWL-TV
Time TBD
New Orleans School of Cooking

Tremé Culture Fest Lecture Series — Part I
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Perseverance Hall in Armstrong Park

Neighborhood Stroll & Bar Hop
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 Midnight
Kickoff: Little People's Place at 6:00 pm - 6:35 pm
226 Barracks Street

Saturday, October 19

Tremé Culture Fest Lecture Series — Part II
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Perseverance Hall in Armstrong Park

Pop of Gallery/Exhibits and Music from the Streets – gallery showings and musical performances will be held in designated areas and local businesses
11:00 am –6:00 pm
Various Locations throughout Tremé

Tremé Culture Fest Day of Service Activities
Health Fair & Kid's Zone - with Louisiana & New Orleans Department of Health
11:00 a.m.–6:00 pm
1225 St. Phillip Street

CULINARY & Arts Market - with Greater Tremé Consortium
11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
1229 St. Phillip Street

Pete Pritchett Home Rejuvenation – with Black Catholics Association
8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
1011 Tremé Street

Tremé Community Garden - with Sankore Arts & Trades and LSU Master Gardners
8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
926 Villere Street

Clark High School Beautification Project - with Joseph S. Clark Alumni Association, Class of 1973
8:00 a.m.–12:00 Noon
1302 N. Derbigny Street

Hunters Field Mural Project - with Artist Lionel Milton and Tambourine & Fan
8:00 a.m.–12:00 Noon
1600 N. Claiborne Avenue

Sunday, October 20

Traditional Jazz Mass
10:00 am –12:00 Noon
St. Augustine Church

Tremé United All-Woman Second Line
12:00 Noon–2:00 pm

To see the full event schedule, visit http://tremeculturefest.com.

Our mailing address is:
New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network
2020 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
http://www.soulofneworleans.com

CONTACTS:

Toni Rice
New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network
504-460-0411
trice(at)soulofneworleans(dot)com

Glenda English
GMc+Company Advertising
504-915-1552
glenda(at)gmcadvertising(dot)com

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