New Orleans Events – Friday, June 5

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Friday, June 5.


POLE CONVENTION — The Fifth Annual International Pole Convention convenes in New Orleans, drawing an estimated 1,000 pole dance and pole fitness enthusiasts, 9:00 a.m. Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans.

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SISTER CITY — Michèle Tabarot, mayor of Le Cannet, France, visits the office of Lafayette City – Parish President Joey Durel, 9:30 a.m. Lafayette and Le Cannet have been twin cities since 1988. Location: City Hall, 705 W. University, Lafayette.


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CASSIDY — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy holds a news conference after a strategic petroleum reserve briefing and tour, 3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Location: Hampton Inn and Suites, 5150 Mounes St., Harahan.


TRAVIS HILL TRIBUTE — A tribute will be held for Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill, who died May 4 at 28. He is the cousin of Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, James Andrews and Glen David Andrews, 8:00 p.m. Location: House of Blues, 225 Decatur St., New Orleans.

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June 6 – HURRICANE EXPO — GNO Property Management, American Red Cross, Inside Northside Magazine and St. Tammany Parish government hold expo about emergency preparedness for hurricane season, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Fontainebleau High School, 100 Bulldog Dr., Mandeville.


June 6 – 7 – PARADE OF HOMES — The Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans and home builders showcase 18 new homes in neighborhoods throughout the New Orleans metro area, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.




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