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The International Longshoremen's Association in New Orleans is an active association that represents longshoremen and related workers in New Orleans. Their union holds a monthly meeting in the ILA Hall. The hall is available for dance and musical performances. It also hosts gospel concerts and other shows featuring local talent.
The Conference Centre at the New Orleans Marriott has a large and flexible floor space suitable for any important meeting or conference. With brilliant business services along with a really good menu devised specially for grand events, this conference centre is one of the best in town.
Enter The Parish which is next door to the House of Blues through a brick alleyway with a large fountain depicting Atlas shouldering the globe. 5,000 square foot of event space with a state-of-the-art sound system, The Parish is very flexible and a versatile event and concert place, along with anything else you can think of that needs that kind of space. Designed after a cathedral and featuring stained glass, hand painted murals, it's certainly a sight to behold.
Located in the French Quarter, steps from Canal Street, The Hookah offers a full late night club experience. The Hookah's hookah lounge provides patrons a place to smoke one of the many fruit-flavored tobaccos available for purchase. Two fully-stocked bars manned by skilled bartenders who mix up specialty cocktails made with premium liquor. Live performers and deejays are scheduled nightly. Check the venue's website for a full calendar of upcoming performances. This 6000-square-foot (557-square-meter) venue is also available for private party rental. -Bethany Culp
Coyote Ugly Saloon isn't for the shy and conservative but the bold and beautiful. The place is all about having a hearty time watching beautiful girls dance atop the bar while equally attractive ones serve sparkling wines and beers. Don't be surprised by the impromptu dances or the deft movements of the bartender mixing your drink. With multiple locations across the US, this is probably the most sought after destination after a hard day at work. The weekly happy hour specials promise your tequila fix without putting a dent in your pocket. Brag to your friends with a photo session at Coyote Ugly or impress your boss by throwing a party here. This club also makes a hot venue to host your bachelor or bachelorette party.
Respect for the traditions of the past and appreciation for the cutting edge are evident in the New Orleans Ballet Association's venue. Classics such as Alice in Wonderland and Swan Lake share a season with modern works including a multi-media piece Still/Here by Bill T. Jones. Regular performances include the Paul Taylor Pace Company, Dance Theatre of Harlem and Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. All performances are held at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre of the Performing Arts in Louis Armstrong Park. After each performance, artistic directors and company members discuss their work with audience members. This is a worth while experience!
A place that serves all event needs and at the same time caters to all genres of events is Rex Room. Located in a Gothic architecture stretched across two floors, the Rex Room has been styled in the Greek fashion. The wrap-around balcony that can hold 100 people, is its unique feature. The venue reflects a wooden touch in its decor and can accommodate around 200 guests in total. Catering primarily to private functions and social gatherings like weddings and cocktail parties, the room is also a popular choice for festivities and celebrations like Halloween feasts. Besides, food and drink arrangements are also offered on request. Call for further information.
If you're craving for some cultural action while in the city, head straight to the Southern Rep. Theater. A wide ranging gamut of eclectic theatrical events, thought provoking plays, comic interludes and brilliant compositions make up for an eventful cultural experience. Simplicity of plot, clarity of ideas and ease of delivery are what distinguish their productions from the others. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
The neon sign that hangs over the stone sidewalk is a beacon in the night to die hard club goers looking for blues. If you find yourself peering through one of the always open French doors, go on in. Should you wish to entertain with a private party of say 200-700 of your closest friends, it provides a courtyard for such occasions. The flaming fountain creates a beautiful backdrop for group pictures. Music entertainment choices include: live music, DJ or karaoke. Three-drinks-for-the-price-of-one specials that include a souvenir cup are offered around the clock. It is open from Monday to Friday 4pm onwards and Saturday and Sunday from 12p.