Located on the Lusher Fortier Campus at 5624 Freret St, this event helps the Lusher Charter School with their annual expenses. Lusher is a kindergarten through 12th grade New Orleans Public School located in Uptown New Orleans and operated by the non-profit Advocates for Arts-Based Education Corporation. Their motto is “Celebrating Cultural Diversity Through High Academics and the Arts.”
Only one measly dollar gains you entrance into not only a worthy cause, but food, music, art, and entertainment abound!
FOOD: Delicious New Food: Crawfish Monica, Kettle Corn, Reginelli’s Pizza.
Along with tons of boiled crawfish, grilled oysters, hot dogs, hamburgers, grilled chicken, red beans and rice, Caesar salad, and a bake sale.
MUSIC: 11:00 – Philip Manuel with Steve, Martin and Sasha Masokowski
and Johnny Vidacovich
11:45 – Cranston & Sons
1:00 – Char maine Neville Band
1:30 Davell Crawford with Yolanda Robinson and Topsy Chapman
2:00 – The Hons (Richard Bates from Young Audiences)
2:30 It’s Grits (Ben Kahn and.....NOCCA/Lusher Students)
3:00 – David Torkanowsky
3:30 – Hot 8 Brass Band (20 minutes on stage) then second line
4:00 – The Bruisers (Jason Goodman, David Olivier & Mary Tuminaro)
4:30 The Dads staring Anders Osborne, Steve Watson, Mark Hughes,
Doug Garrison, Derek Houston and....
ENTERTAINMENT: The Audubon Zoo's Bugmobile, Pony Rides, Body Shop Booth with custom made Lusher tattoos, and bindis from The India Dunk Booth
ART: Art Town - a kids based art making section with activities created by KidSMART, The Krewe of Muses, the Pussyfooters, Cathy Cooper, and Recycle for the Arts/Green Project… and THE BIG EASY ROLLERGIRLS.
Little Miss Ruffit will be decorating wheels with some of our newbies (aka Skater Tots) and vets: Love’n’blood, Cynthia, Chessa, Blaze, Squirtalicioius. Frida Pancakes, SmasHer & Sophie Nuke ‘Em will also stop by. They will also have tickets available for our Championship Bout on Sunday, April 22nd at Mardi Gras World.
There will also be a fantastic silent auction with a bevy of prizes ranging from restaurant gift certificate, lunch with Mitch Landrieu, jewelry, art, etc.
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