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New Orleans to host a variety of performing and visual arts events this week

New Orleans to host a variety of performing and visual arts events this week
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By Hoodline - Published on August 27, 2019.

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: There's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in New Orleans this week, from a craft happy hour to a comic open mic night.

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Craft Happy Hour

From the event description:

Learn to make strong, useful and decorative rope from plastic bags. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with a handmade rope-making device, with the option to turn the rope into a hanging potholder or jumprope. Please bring plastic grocery bags from home to contribute. Help bring awareness to the environmental impact of single-use plastics while engaging in this fun craft project.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 6–8 p.m.
Where: Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St.
Price: $20-$25
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Crescent Fresh Stand-up Comedy

From the event description:

Totally free comedy show downstairs. Want to give it a shot and go onstage? Sign up at 7 p.m. Cheap drinks all night.

When: Thursday, Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dragon's Den, 435 Esplanade Ave.
Admission: Free  
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Up to 18% off Mardi Gras Tour

From the Mardi Gras World deal description:

Guests can experience how the amazing Mardi Gras parade floats are built and decorated. What’s included: one-hour Mardi Gras tour with a guide. Mardi Gras features the oldest and biggest parade floats and attractions for each Mardi Gras season, with over 500 floats built and decorated each year.

Where: Mardi Gras World, 1380 Port of New Orleans Place
Price: $19 for adults (14% discount off regular price); $14 for children and seniors (18% discount off regular price)
Click here for more details, and to take advantage of this deal


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