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MyNewOrleans: “‘Enrique Alférez: Sculptor’ Celebrates Noted New Orleans Public Artist”

For nearly 70 years, sculptor Enrique Alférez helped shape the visual landscape of New Orleans. His figurative sculptures, monuments, fountains and architectural friezes, bas-reliefs and carvings grace dozens of spaces and structures from City Park to the Central Business District, and from Algiers Point to Lakefront Airport.It’s difficult to drive even a few miles around the Crescent City without encountering Alférez’s striking creations…

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HoumaToday: “Louisiana Children’s Museum to reopen May 29 after closing last summer due to COVID”

After closing down almost entirely to the public last summer due to the pandemic, the Louisiana Children’s Museum will reopen May 29.

Julia Bland, the museum’s CEO, said in a statement that she is “counting down the days” until children and adults could once again gather together in the New Orleans City Park-based museum’s indoor and outdoor settings as the city and state continue to loosen gathering and capacity restrictions…

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