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Parade schedule will affect THNOC's hours this week

Carnival season is upon us, and the parade schedule and street closures will affect The Historic New Orleans Collection's hours of operation. A complete schedule is listed below:

Tuesday, February 26 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 27 - Thursday, February 28* 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

*The Williams Research Center Reading Room will admit researchers until 2:45 p.m. Friday, March 1* 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

*The Williams Research Center Reading Room will admit researchers until 1:15 p.m. Saturday, March 2 - Tuesday, March 5 All properties will be closed.

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Margarita Day at Felipe's Taqueria

Friday, February 22nd is National Margarita Day! To celebrate, Felipe's Taqueria is offering 2 for 1 margaritas. It calls for fresh-squeezed key limes, 100% blue agave tequila, orange liqueur and simple syrup. So mark your calendar, grab some friends, and join Felipe's to celebrate! More info

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Spring 2019 Fine Art Auctions at Martin Lawrence Galleries

FINE ART AUCTIONS Welcome to the Spring 2019 art auctions from Martin Lawrence Galleries. We invite you to explore a singularly remarkable collection of fine art from over forty of the world’s finest 20th and 21st century artists, each presented at exceptional values. This is a superb opportunity for seasoned collectors and novices alike to acquire at levels significantly below gallery prices, with the choice of securing the art immediately or by bidding at the live auctions themselves.

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Sound Collage at the Jazz Museum: A LUNA Fête Celebration of Light & Music

December 5-7 @New Orleans Jazz Museum: the New Orleans Jazz Museum and Arts Council of New Orleans present Sound Collage at the Jazz Museum: A LUNA Fête Celebration of Light and Music. Across several nights, Sound Collage and LUNA Fête will transform The New Orleans Jazz Museum's historic architecture into a playground of light, art, and music. More info

Reserve your seat: Free screening of silent film "Snow White" on December 2

On Sunday, December 2, The Historic New Orleans Collection will screen the silent-era classic Snow White (1916) at the Williams Research Center at 4 p.m. Pianist Paul Goussot will improvise a live score along with the film. Starring Marguerite Clark, Snow White was written by and based on Winthrop Ames’s play, which was inspired by the Grimm Brothers 19th-century fairy tale. The story centers on an evil queen and her young stepdaughter, involving familiar elements like the magic mirror, a poisoned apple, the Seven Dwarves, and finally, a handsome prince.