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CAC Preps for White Linen Night

As the old saying goes, you can’t wear white after Labor Day. Luckily for you, you have one more chance to don your best white linen suit this year— the annual Whitney White Linen Night! This Saturday (8.1). the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, in conjunction with the Arts District of New Orleans, will host the annual art party. Many galleries around Julia Street will be open to the public as a part of the free block party, and both the CAC and Ogden Museum of Southern Art will premier new exhibitions of Louisiana art. 

City Council Roundup: Truck Parades, Police Pension, Biking for Gold

by Ashley Rouen

Even though New Orleans City Council deferred judgment on the Uber elephant in the room, they still had plenty of city business to handle. As always, Mardi Gras and White Linen Night were on the minds of the elected officials, as was firefighters' retirement fund and subdivision names.

Today in NOLA: 8.2.14

Saturday evening is White Linen Night in the Art District on Julia Street. Satchmo SummerFest plays on at the Old U.S. Mint, and the French Film Festival continues. Big History and I, Octopus each play a goodbye show, and Ex-Cult and Mykki Blanco cause a ruckus tonight. Learn how you could conceivably spend the entire afternoon, evening, night, and early morning seeing live music in New Orleans:

White Linen Night Guide

Galleries, Food, Drink and Fashion Take Julia St.

With August moving in, it’s time to unpack and brush off your whites for the annual White Linen Night on Julia Street. Starting at 6 p.m Saturday (8-1), tens of thousands of locals and tourists will descend into the Warehouse District for fine art, food and cocktails and the chance to see and been seen. 

Counting Galleries: White Linen Night (PHOTOS)

Photos by Bridget Dupuy 

Julia Street again became a sea of white linen this year, despite the August heat. Attendees batted their fans and strolled in and out of exhibitions, and some took the opportunity to mingle in the open air. Click through for pictures. 

Today in New Orleans: 8.3.13

The wine will surely be pouring tonight as the CAC’s biggest fundraiser and outdoor celebration, White Linen Night, swings into action. For those who don’t want to brave the heat with the high-brow crowd, you can still get some culture at the Allways Theatre or Café Istanbul. Here are some other events going on today.

Guide to White Linen Night 2013

The Art District's annual White Linen Night is back on August 3, offering guests a chance to fan themselves and mingle amongst some of the city's best art offerings. In addition to the annual parties at the CAC and Ogden, this year's 6 t' 9 strut features openings from Bruce Davenport, Gayle Madeira, Hannah Chalew, and dozens of other local artists. Check out NoDef's State of the Art for a complete rundown of openings.

White on Time

Artists Bruce Davenport & Gayle Madeira Discuss White Linen Night Shows

Saturday from 6pm-9pm, the Arts District will become a sea of white frocks and batting fans for this year’s White Linen Night. The unique fundraiser for the Contemporary Arts Center takes patrons up and down the 300 – 700 blocks of Julia Street, and throughout neighborhood galleries.

Fashion File: White Linen, Mr. Legs Hit Runways

New Orleanians with a passion for fashion, as well as a sense of humor, will find no lack of options this weekend. Whether looking to sample some White Linen Night duds, or crown this year's Mr. Legs, a palatable pair of runway struts awaits.

Today in New Orleans: 8.4.12

Today, we celebrate the birthday of New Orleans' foremost jazzman, Louis Armstrong with Satchmo Summer Fest at Old U.S. Mint. Elsewhere, White Linen Night steps out on Julia Street, the Lower 9th Ward Creative Arts Festival in Sam Bonart Park, and Ladies Arm Wrestling at One Eyed Jack’s. It's also the birthday of Frankie Ford (1939), and the day when Wynton Marsalis and Buckwheat Zydeco were among the performers at the closing ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Now for today's full rundown:

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