From the zoo to the Orpheum to the Prytania and elsewhere, summer movie series are in full swing throughout the New Orleans area. They top this week’s survey of off-the-beaten-path film events on tap for local movie fans. LIMITED RUNS Dinner and a ZOOvie: ‘Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens’ Audubon Zoo. The … Continued
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Allen Toussaint’s blue Rolls-Royce leaves the Orpheum Theater, passing a second line led by members of Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Treme Brass Band following Toussaint’s memorial Nov. 20. (Photo by Cheryl Gerber)
Posted By Alex Woodward – Gambit Brian “Breeze” Cayolle removed his black cowboy hat before performing “Ave Maria” on clarinet. The room — full of hundreds of mourners at a tribute to Allen Toussaint — fell a beautiful kind of quiet after a powerful string of performances and shared memories from music luminaries, … Continued
3 / 16 The ground floor seats have been removed, but the old wood flooring is solid.(Photo by Dinah Rogers, NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune)
By Katherine Sayre, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Disgruntled investors in the long-shuttered Orpheum Theater have taken ownership of the historic property and put it up for sale for the third time in eight years. The 1921 beaux-arts theater, left largely untouched since Hurricane Katrina despite promises of renovation and revival, was listed on the … Continued