6751 Westbank Expressway
Marrero, LA 70072
Phone: (504) 267-0701
Fax: (504) 267-0706
Managed by the Westwego Performing Arts Theatre Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS), the Westwego Performing Arts Theatre is an intimate space with a seating capacity of 255. Boasting stylish amphitheater style seating, unobstructed views of the delightful artists are assured at all times. Their repertoire includes recitals, drama, Vaudeville shows, musicals, readings and other contemporary performing arts. Check website for a list of upcoming events.
Rosy's has had an interesting history to its name. It has been a residence property, also a grocery store, then a sports bar and now it has been renovated and contributed to the cultural heritage of New Orleans by becoming one of the most famous venues for events and catering. It is one of the most desired venues for holding weddings and receptions due to the sheer magnificence. The service is flawless. Whether it is a private party or a corporate function, Rosy's is always the right choice.
Tipitina's at 501 Napoleon Avenue was established in 1977 and has a rich history and the honor of having musical legends perform here over the years. This historical cultural landmark was created by performer, composer, and pianist Professor Longhair. The version at 233 North Peters is the offspring of the original and has its own charm. Modernized with best state-of-the-art sound and light money can buy and a 500 capacity and a private party room upstairs with gorgeous views of the Mississippi River. Check website for details on the latest events, performances and acts.
First opened in 1915, the Prytania Theatre is the oldest movie theatre in Louisiana, and also holds the distinction of being the only single-screen theatre in the state. Though it's been around for a while, the theatre's facilities are all top-notch, as the theatre recently underwent renovations. Prytania shows a mix of current releases and older releases. Check out their "midnite movies," with flicks ranging from old favorites to cult classics.
This 600 seater venue located in the premises of the Loyola University New Orleans, has played host to a number of events and shows. The Loyola University Symphony Orchestra on most occasions uses this facility for their performances. This venue was opened to promote dance and music to the community of New Orleans. With wonderful audio-visual systems, this place is well-equipped for audiences to enjoy musical and dance performances to the fullest.
Keep your creative side in tip-top shape with a work out session at Piece A Work. This "art gym" offers the creatively-inclined a place to practice their craft. Piece A Work provides studio space, art classes and gallery space to artists at any skill level. Schedule a spot in a structured class designed to improve already existent art skills, or in a beginners class dedicated to replicating a painting. On Tuesday and Thursday, Piece A Work offers kid-friendly classes. Check the website, or call the studio for hours and scheduled classes. - Bethany Culp
The Fine Arts Center boasts an old world charm that is hard to miss. Within such a beautiful ambiance, you can now host world-class events like reception, meetings, retreats, concerts, plays and other such programs. To know more about this venue, please check the website.
Tulane University believes in overall personality development of their students. For this reason, Fogelman Arena had been established in the premises of this university. The captivating aura of this 36000 seat arena makes it the most sought after venue for sports events and other activities. The students are always eager to watch the much-awaited mens and womens basketball and volleyball matches. Its truly a thrill to watch the players in action while the crowd cheers for their favorite teams.
Dixon Hall was completed in 1929 and was dedicated in 1979 to Dr.Brandt Van Blarcom Dixon, the first and only President of Newcomb College. The building architecture is Italian Renaissance style and houses the music faculty. It holds music classes, has music faculty offices, practice and listening rooms and an auditorium. It seats about 1000 guests and has been the venue for recitals by Emerson String Quartet and the Beaux Arts Trio. The music department here has their own band and orchestra and jazz ensembles. Dixon Hall is also home to Summer Lyric Theater and Friends of Music Concerts Series.
La Nuit Comedy Theater has climbed its way to the top of the list of New Orleans' premier comedy venues. This quaint 50-seat theater features a variety of acts guaranteed to provide something for everyone to laugh at. Types of shows include stand-up routines, open-mic nights, long form improv, and ComedySportz shows that feature two improv teams competing for laughs with short form skits. While some shows are aimed towards adult audiences, La Nuit also offers family friendly experiences. Those interested in pursuing their own career in comedy can sign up for one of the venues' improv workshops. Ticket prices and show times vary. Check their website for more details.
Located within the prestigious Tulane University, McAlister Auditorium is spread over 19,000 square feet. This concrete dome is self suspended and is supposed to be the largest in the world! Constructed in the 1940s, this auditorium is used as a popular concert and meeting venue. Students and outsiders alike can visit and also take part in discussions on important topics relating to both the community and the students.
Greer Field at Turchin Stadium is located in Tulane University. Named after Robert Turchin, a World War II veteran in 2008, the Greer Field was added to the name in honor of Phil Greer, the chair of the Board of Tulane. The home team has won 75% of all its games in Turchin. The stadium was renovated after Hurricane Katrina nearly destroyed it. The new field stadium seats 5000, has private suites, air conditioning and restrooms. All in all, making it a perfect venue to host city's happening events.