New Orleans Events – Friday, April 8, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, April 8, 2016.



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Friday, Apr. 8 – Sunday, Apr. 10 – French Quarter Festival runs through Sunday. French Quarter Festival After Party hosted by House of Blues pays tribute to musician Allen Toussaint tonight at 9:00 p.m. All proceeds from the event benefits New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness.

Location: New Orleans.

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Friday, Apr. 8 – Telemundo anchor Maria Celeste Arraras visits Loyola University New Orleans filming a segment for a future Telemundo special celebrating the anniversary of her 30 years in television. Arraras is a 1982 alumna.

Location: 6363 St Charles Ave., New Orleans.

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Friday, Apr. 8 – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise leads bipartisan Congressional delegations on second day of annual Offshore Energy Tour, with participants visiting a tour a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, participate in an aerial tour of Louisiana's coastline, take part in an energy roundtable discussion with local energy industry leaders, and visit Port Fourchon over two days. Tour concludes with press conference at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, 11:15 a.m. Participants include bipartisan Reps. Jeff Duncan, Gene Green, Jody Hice, Bill Johnson, Dan Newhouse, Tom Reed and Marc Veasey.

Location: Baton Rouge


Friday, Apr. 8 – New Orleans Mayor Landrieu, Democratic Rep. Cedric Richmond, and New Orleans City Council members discuss the benefits of the recently-released Federal Emergency Management Agency final Flood Insurance Rate Maps for New Orleans, 11:30 a.m.

Location: City Hall, New Orleans.


Friday, Apr. 8 – Sunday, Apr. 10 – Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival.

Location: Ponchatoula, LA.



Saturday, Apr. 9 – Tuesday, Apr. 12 – American Association of Neuroscience Nurses Annual Educational Meeting.

Location: Hyatt Regency, New Orleans.


Sunday, Apr. 10 – Wednesday, Apr. 13 – EEI Spring Transmission, Distribution and Metering Conference.

Location: Hyatt Regency, New Orleans.


Sunday, Apr. 10 – Wednesday, Apr. 13 – Gas Processors Association Annual Convention.

Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans.



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