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Event: 'Art In Bloom 2009 '

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Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 At 06:00 PM
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For more information on anything related to Art in Bloom, contact the NOMA Volunteer Committee at (504) 658-4141
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Art in Bloom 2009 is so close you can almost smell the thousands of fresh flowers arranged to complement some of the Museum's finest artworks from March 11-15. The festivities kick off Wednesday, March 11 at the annual Patron Party (6-7 p.m.) and Preview Party (7-10 p.m.) with music by Anais St. John and Harry Mayronne, the live and silent auctions, plus cuisine and libations from more than 25 of the city's finest restaurants, markets, bars, caterers and distributors. Thursday's happenings include seminars by New Orleans-based artist Tim Trapolin (9:30 a.m.) and popular author Julia Reed (11 a.m.), followed by a Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show and Luncheon featuring jewelry designer Joan Hornig at City Park's Pavilion of the Two Sisters (12:30 p.m.). All of the Art in Bloom floral arrangements will remain on view to the public through Sunday.

For more information on anything related to
Art in Bloom, contact the NOMA Volunteer Committee at (504) 658-4141.




CUISINE AND LIBATIONS

Bayona
Bon Ton Café
Café Degas
Chez Nous
Connie Capdeboscq Catering, Inc.
Dooky Chase
Five Happiness
Galatoire's Restaurant
The Grill Room
Highlights Catering
JCB Creations
Langenstein's of Uptown and Old Metairie
Louisiana Coca Cola Bottling Co., Ltd.
Louisiana Culinary Institute
My Kitchen, LLC
New Orleans Catering
Nirvana/Taj Mahal
NOLA Bean
Palate New Orleans
Pelican Club
Pigeon Caterers
Ralph's on the Park
Republic National Distributing Co.
Restaurant Cuvee
Ristorante del Porto
Sun Ray Grill
Sucre
Whole Foods Market

Wednesday evening, during the Patron Party and Preview Party, jewelry designer Joan Hornig will sell accessories designed expressly to benefit Art in Bloom causes, including the necklace and bookmark seen above.

Also Wednesday, the silent auction will feature original artworks by many of the state's most renowned artist, including White Empress, an original oil painting created especially for Art in Bloom 2009 by
New Orleans-based artist Auseklis Ozols.