In & Around The Roosevelt, New Orlenas
Events for March“Memphis” at The Saenger Theatre | March 11 – March 16
www.saengernola.com/ TURN UP THAT DIAL…From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, MEMPHIS is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves — filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, MEMPHIS , which played pre-Broadway at the La Jolla Playhouse, features a Tony®-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) and a Tony®-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan. Directing is Tony® nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu), and choreography is by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys). Get ready to experience Broadway’s most exciting new destination what AP calls “The very essence of what a Broadway musical should be.”
Renew Your Mind. Body. Spirit. | March 13 | 4:00PM – 6:00PM (504) 335-3190 Join the Waldorf Astoria Spa for a special detox event featuring OSEA and Raw Republic products. Take a tour of the spa, sample our new products and enjoy a complimentary chair massage. RSVP to attend and for a chance to win a Detoxifying Seaweed Polish & Wrap and Raw Republic juice delivery a value of $450.
Irish Channel Parade | March 15 | 1:00PM http://www.stpatricksdayneworleans.com/
The Irish Channel St. Patrick’s Day Club will hold its 66th Annual Mass and Parade celebration on Saturday, March 15th, 12:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Assumption Church (corner of Constance and Josephine Streets) followed by the parade (corner of Felicity and Magazine) at 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday in the Square | March 19 – June 4 | 5:30PM – 8:00PM http://wednesdayatthesquare.com/ YLC Wednesday at the Square is a free, 12-week spring concert series with food and drink for sale to benefit the Young Leadership Council.
Events for AprilFrench Quarter Festival | April 10 – April 13 http://www.fqfi.org/frenchquarterfest/ The largest FREE music festival in the South! French Quarter Festival will feature over 800 local musicians, more than 65 of New Orleans’ finest restaurants, free special events, and family fun with two exciting kids areas.
Easter Day Brunch | April 20 | Seating from 10:30AM – 2:30PM To make a reservation for this most legendary of Easter Day brunches, call (504) 648-1200 Brunch will be served in the Waldorf Astoria Ballroom located on the Mezzanine floor of The Roosevelt Hotel with special performance by Antoine Diel 10:30AM-2:30PM. Easter Day Brunch includes free flowing champagne and complimentary valet parking. Pricing is $79 per adult and $29 for children 10 and under. These prices include parking but do not include taxes and gratuity, nor do t hey include alcoholic beverages with the exception of champagne.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival | April 25 – May 4 http://www.nojazzfest.com/ From country to gospel to blues to zydeco to R&B to good old rock and roll, this year’s 45th annual JazzFest has something for everyone. And, of course the festival’s namesake – jazz.