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The Times-Picayune/Advocate: “Five new mod sculptures on Poydras Street are ‘greatest drive-by art exhibit'”

As Poydras Street commuters have surely noticed, five eye-catching new sculptures have appeared recently along the street’s neutral ground. One was created by an internationally renowned Louisiana artist, who also happens to be a 1970s feminist firebrand. Another was designed by one of the country’s best-known self-taught artists.

The artworks are the latest additions to “The Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition Presented by the Helis Foundation.” The ongoing exhibit of modern art on Poydras Street was begun by Michael Manjarris, co-founder of the Sculpture for New Orleans project that helped beautify the cityscape during the post-Katrina recovery period…

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“Evenings with Enrique” Returns October in The Helis Foundation Enrique Alférez Sculpture Garden

Event Series Features Extended Hours, Entertainment, and Free Admission on Wednesdays in October

WHAT: The New Orleans Botanical Garden will extend its hours to 8 p.m. every Wednesday during the month of October beginning Wednesday, October 2 to celebrate “Evenings with Enrique.” Throughout the year, each Wednesday is free to Louisiana residents, courtesy of The Helis Foundation.

Located inside New Orleans City Park, the New Orleans Botanical Garden is one of the few remaining examples of public garden design from the Works Progress Administration and showcases the Art Deco influences of three renowned talents of the era: architect Richard Koch, landscape architect William Wiedorn, and artist Enrique Alférez…

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Public Invited to Celebrate Newest Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition Installations Sept. 24

WHO:

Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition Artists Lonnie Holley, Earl Dismuke, Phil Proctor, and Kennedy Yanko
The Helis Foundation, Ogden Museum of Southern Art
General Public Invited

WHAT:

Meet the Artists’ public reception & free concert featuring PCSE artist Lonnie Holley.
To celebrate the installation of five new sculptures along the Poydras Corridor, The Helis Foundation and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art are hosting an artist meet and greet open to the public…

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New Sculptures Coming to New Orleans in September, Including Works by Internationally Renowned Artists Lynda Benglis and Lonnie Holley

New Sculptures Coming to New Orleans in September, Including Works by Internationally Renowned Artists Lynda Benglis and Lonnie Holley
Installations and Programming Slated for Sept. 24 Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art 

NEW ORLEANS—Five new sculptures will join the public art exhibition in downtown New Orleans, known as the Poydras Corridor Sculpture Exhibition presented by The Helis Foundation (PCSE), with installations during the week of September 23…

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WWNO Inside The Arts: “Culture Collision 11, NOLA Project 15th Anniversary Season, Art & A/C”

This week on Inside the Arts, an arts “happy hour” known as Culture Collision kicks off its 11th celebration in the Arts District. Spokeswoman and WWNO business manager Jametta Youngblood stops by for a chat.

Then, the NOLA Project Theatre Company announces its new season celebrating 15 years of bold, innovative productions. Artistic director A.J. Allegra joins us.

And, if you’re looking for a way to escape the dog days of summer, relief could be as close as a local art museum…

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