SEP 2013

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34 EW AAO PREVIEW September 2013 November 16-19, 2013 New Orleans arts and events Located just over 20 minutes from New Orleans is Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Harvey will be playing from November 1 to 16, with various matinee and night performances. The play tells the story of Elwood P. Dowd, his imaginary friend, Harvey, and the comedy that ensues when his sister tries to commit him to a sanitarium. Ticket prices range from $27 to $32. Source: NewOrleansOnline.com W hile in New Orleans, you may want to take advantage of some of the arts and events that the city has to offer. See a play, concert, or other musical performance at one of the many theaters or music venues, or stop in to cheer on one of New Orleans' home teams at a basketball or football game. Concerts An Evening with Steve Vai House of Blues New Orleans 225 Decatur St. 504-310-4999 www.houseofblues.com Come out to the House of Blues New Orleans for a concert on Friday, November 15. The concert starts at 9 p.m., with doors opening at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $30 to $55. Steve Vai is a guitarist, songwriter, and producer, whose career has spanned numerous decades. Celtic Thunder Saenger Theatre 1111 Canal St. 504-525-1052 www.saengernola.com Celtic Thunder will be performing on Sunday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre. Tickets range from $30 to $80. The widely known Irish group combines folk, Irish, contemporary, and other musical styles to create entertaining shows that also feature enticing lighting and choreography. Mike Doughty Tipitina's 501 Napoleon Ave. 504-895-8477 www.tipitinas.com Mike Doughty will be performing on Friday, November 15. The concert starts at 9 p.m., and tickets are $18 (or $20 if you purchase the day of the show). Mike Doughty boasts a number of talents, including singer, songwriter, guitar player, and poet. He has five solo albums and a number of other EPs and live albums. Rihanna New Orleans Arena 1501 Girod St. 504-587-3663 www.neworleansarena.com If you want to check out the popular songstress on her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna is performing at the New Orleans Arena on Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m. The singer has become popular worldwide with hits like "Umbrella," "Don't Stop the Music," "S.O.S," "We Found Love," and many more. She has won numerous Grammys and other music awards. Ticket prices range from $50 to $150. Theater Ghost the Musical Saenger Theatre 1111 Canal St. 504-525-1052 www.saengernola.com Take advantage of the city's Broadway in New Orleans schedule and get tickets to Ghost the Musical, which is playing from November 19–24. The musical is adapted from the well-known film and features music from Grammy Award winners Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard. It tells the story of the love between two characters, Sam and Molly, and Sam's struggle as a ghost after he dies to aid Molly with the help of a psychic. Harvey Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts 325 Minor St. Kenner, LA 70062 504-461-9475 www.rivertowntheaters.com Menopause: The Musical Harrah's Casino 228 Poydras St. 504-533-6000 www.harrahsneworleans.com For two nights only, you can see Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Casino on Friday, November 15 or Saturday, November 16. Performances start at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $50 to $75. The musical features music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s, and chronicles the story of four women who meet and come together in a department store. Sporting events New Orleans Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome 1500 Poydras St. 504-587-3663 www.superdome.com www.neworleanssaints.com If you have the chance, you may want to catch the Saints in action at home on Sunday, November 17, as they take on the 49ers at 3:25 p.m. New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans Arena 1501 Girod St. 504-587-3663 www.neworleansarena.com www.nba.com/pelicans The New Orleans Pelicans basketball team plays at home at the New Orleans Arena on Saturday, November 16 at 7 p.m., when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers. EW Source: NewOrleansOnline.com

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