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5 events to check out in New Orleans this week

5 events to check out in New Orleans this week
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By Hoodline - Published on October 14, 2019.

Looking for something to do this week? From a nonprofit bootcamp to a concert here's a lineup of options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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NOLA nonprofit bootcamp

From the event description:

Harbor Community Collective will host a two-day bootcamp designed to help nonprofit directors, board members, leaders and volunteers build solid foundations and address gaps in funding and other resources for their organization. Topics will be addressed through a combination of experienced speakers and panels, along with time for Q&A. Light food and drink will be provided. 

When: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 5:30-9 p.m.
Where: Harbor Community Collective, 6100 Canal Blvd.
Admission: $10
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

2019 Research for the Cure gala

From the event description:

We have a new look, but the same goals! Our new gala will still benefit the Louisiana Cancer Research Center and its consortium members. The event will be held in the entire Canal Place Shopping Center venue, as we enjoy our area's finest restaurants, caterers and local music. 

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Canal Place - Atrium, 333 Canal St.
Admission: $75 (General Admission Ticket); $150 (VIP Admission Ticket)
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Rizzuto's Ristorante and Prisoner Wine dinner

From the event description:

Join us for a five-course wine pairing dinner with The Prisoner Wine Company. The company is named after the flagship wine  originally produced in 2000, with a mere 385 cases. The Prisoner exists because of the collaboration of growers, many of whom started from the ground up with the company.

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Rizzuto's Ristorante and Chophouse, 6262 Fleur De Lis Drive
Admission: $123.75
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An evening with Sean Brock

From the event description:

New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute and Garden District Book Shop are thrilled to host James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock to celebrate the release of his new cookbook, "South." Brock will be joined in conversation by Chef Kelly Fields, a fellow James Beard Award recipient, chef-owner of Willa Jean in New Orleans and cookbook author. 

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 7-9 p.m.
Where: NOCHI, 725 Howard Ave.
Admission: $50 (Ticket for One); $60 (Ticket for Two)
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John-Allison 'A.W.' Weiss 10th anniversary tour

From the event description:

"Sad songs for fun times": That’s how songwriter John-Allison "A.W." Weiss describes the music they've been making for over a decade. From power-pop anthems to soft folky tear-jerkers, the genres shift, but Weiss’s core values — raw honesty, bubblegum hooks, and DIY ethos — run deep. 

When: Thursday, Oct. 17, 9-11:30 p.m.
Where: Gasa Gasa, 4920 Freret St.
Admission: $10
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