Bring a picnic or purchase from the local truck vendors!
3:30 p.m. Second Line
4 p.m. The Original Hurricane Brass Band
4:30 p.m. Choral selections from Church of Peter Claver, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School, McDonough 35 College Preparatory High School, St. Anna’s Episcopal Church and All Souls Episcopal Church
5:30 p.m. New Orleans Opera sings highlights from Porgy and Bess featuring Dara Rahming (soprano), Terrance Brown (baritone), Valerie Jones Francis (soprano), and Eldric Bashful (tenor).
*Classic 9 was founded in July 2010 with the mission of bringing the classical arts to the residents of New Orleans’ Ninth Ward community. Producing dance, music, theater, visual arts and multi-media events, Classic 9 will both educate and entertain its audiences with the beauty of the classical arts.
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The Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans (PRC) was founded in 1974 as a membership organization to promote the preservation, restoration and revitalization of New Orleans’ historic architecture and neighborhoods. The not-for-profit organization has helped renovate hundreds of historic homes citywide by involving citizens in preservation projects and services that enhance living in New Orleans. PRC provides resources and education to convey the economic, cultural and aesthetic importance of historic preservation in New Orleans and throughout the world. For more information about the PRC’s hurricane recovery efforts, including the homeowner assistance program, call 504.581.7032 or visit www.prcno.org.