Wednesday, August 18, 2010

LA Fete Cultural 2010 “A Celebration of Culture”

LCEF Celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a Celebration of Louisiana Culture

Event raises funds to support Louisiana’s cultural producers and assist cultural workers affected by the oil spill

The Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF) presents the LA Fête Cultural 2010 "A Celebration of Culture," that will support its mission to address the challenges cultural workers face daily and the increasing challenges resulting from the oil spill. This exciting, two-part evening features world-class dining and entertainment, and honors those who make Louisiana rich in culture.

The night begins with a Patron Party with live entertainment by The Shannon Powell Trio, the jazz band which includes David Torkanowsky and Roland Guerin with special guest Carol Fran. Celebrity guests Michael Cerveris (from Fox's "Fringe") and Faith Ford will also be in attendance. A live and silent auction will take place while guests enjoy renowned cuisine from area restaurants.

The event transitions into a headline concert emceed by enthusiastic "Sex & the City" star Mario Cantone and features Louisiana entertainers including Tab Benoit’s Swampland Jam (Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, Jumpin' Johnny Sansone and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux), Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, Big Sam's Funky Nation and The Stooges Brass Band with Big Chief Little Charles Taylor.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Patron Party 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the CAC Atrium & Galleries

Concert 7:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. in the CAC Warehouse

WHERE: Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street, New Orleans

HOW: Purchase tickets:

- $150 - Patron Party and Concert ticket
- $35 - Concert only ticket
- $50 - at the door for Concert ticket



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