Sunday Special Event 3

1 – 2:15 PM—Special Event TENNESSEE 101 Tennessee 101 is a fast-paced, fun, and informative introduction to Tennessee Williams! It’s focused on Williams’ unique relationship to New Orleans, as well as various bits of trivia and lore relating to the theatre offerings at the Festival this year. Come prepared to learn something new, whether you’re…

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Sunday Special Event 4

4:15 – 5:30 PM—Special Event STELLA AND STANLEY SHOUTING CONTEST Contestants vie to rival Stanley Kowalski’s shout for “STELLAAAAA!!!” in the unforgettable scene from A Streetcar Named Desire. Women are welcome to join in and yell for Stanley (or Stella) as the NOLA Project’s Cecile Monteyne provides inspiration on the Jackson Square balcony as our…

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Sunday Special Event 1

10 – 11:15 AM—Special Event POPPY TOOKER AT DICKIE BRENNAN’S BOURBON HOUSE Join Poppy Tooker for a spirited discussion of Sicilian Creole life in New Orleans, uncovered during the writing of her recent book, the Pascal’s Manale Cookbook. Manale’s, the second oldest continuously operated family-owned restaurant in New Orleans, is also the place BBQ Shrimp…

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Sunday Special Event 2

11:30 AM – 3:15 PM—Special Event DRUMMER AND SMOKE: MUSIC EVENTS AT THE PALM COURT JAZZ CAFÉ Sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation Community Partnership Grants Palm Court Jazz Café, $10 per session or VIP Pass

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Sunday Special Event 5

12:30 – 2:00—Special Event NEW ORLEANS RUM: A DECADENT HISTORY WITH MIKKO MACCHIONE Like a drunken Mardi Gras parade, the history of New Orleans lurches from electrifying highs to heart-rending lows. Through it all, good drink has been a constant—especially rum. Join us in one of New Orleans’ loveliest and most historic spots, Napoleon House,…

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Saturday Special Event

8 – 9:15 AM—Special Event BOOKS AND BEIGNETS Few novels have captured the exuberance, excesses, and idiosyncrasies of New Orleans as John Kennedy Toole’s rollicking Pulitzer Prize-winning A Confederacy of Dunces. As we look forward to the 40th anniversary of its publication in 2020, the reading group will take up this modern classic, eyeing it…

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