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Pyrate Week 2010

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Set yer bearings and mark yer maps, NOLA Pyrate Week is coming Fri. Mar. 26 thru Sun. Apr. 4, 2010...As always, volunteer opportunities with lowernine.org (Tues/Wed/Thurs), fundraisers, live entertainment, art, fantastic food and drink and a celebration of New Orleans Pyrates & culture!

Featured musical performers are PYRATES! (what else?) The UK's #1 Pyrate band!

Land Of Nod & NOLA Pyrate Week "Dutch Alley Invasion": Sat. Mar. 27 & Sun Mar. 28 (noon-9pm ) FREE TO ATTEND - live performances, art, guest speakers & Merchant's Market with Pyrate goods and other hand crafted treasures!

2 Parades for 2010 Friday March 26 Pyrate Parade thru the French Quarter Sunday April 4 Pyrates join The Good Children Easter Parade

Merchant & Volunteer Applications available on the NOLA Pyrate Week website

Come learn about the WGL initiative - save the Wetlands, save the Gators, save Louisiana (because if we lose the first two, the third is already gone!)

Visit our site for the latest info: NOLA Pyrate Week

or check our calendar online for event updates, times and locations

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Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World

Mon., Mar. 29, 2010: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Come see where Mardi Gras is made! Since 1947, Blaine Kern Studios has been as much a part of Carnival as the parades New Orleans loves. They create most of those parades, from concept through completion. They are the world’s leading makers of floats, sculpture and props.

Special discounted ticket price (advance only): $12.50 (+$1 service charge)

Reservations must be made by Monday, Mar. 22 2010

This rate is exclusive to participants of NOLA PYyrate Week.

MARDI GRAS WORLD Reservation

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Latests Updates for NOLA Pyrate Week 2010....

There are still a couple of spots available for merchants in the French Market for NOLA Pyrate Week Dutch Alley Invasion March 27 & 28 (noon to 9pm) The cost is $100 for the weekend and this gives you exposure to all Pyrate Week attendees as well as the general public. The Dutch Alley spans a 2 block length along lower Decatur St from Cafe Du Monde to WWOZ.

Just added to the Land Of NOD - NOLA Pyrate Week kick off weekend

Dutch Alley Invasion (Sat. Mar. 27, Sun. Mar. 28, noon-9pm FREE)

These amazing acts: Latest act to sign on "Debauche"... Russian Hooligan Gypsy Band...

Pyrates UK, the legendary Coco Robicheaux, Ratty Scurvics & The Black Market Butchers, My Graveyard Jaw, Margie Perez, Lord David, The White Bitch, Ray Bong, Happy Talk Band, Won Ton Lust, Sons Of Payne, DJ Proppa Bear, Death By Arrow, MaryGoRound...

Remember this is an awareness and fundraising event for the WGL Initiative - Save the WETLANDS, Save the GATORS, Save LOUISIANA! There will be speakers/educators at the event to explain how you can help.

There will also be much treasure on hand with Merchants and artisans of varied talents including No Quarter Given Magazine, Lizard King Sculptures, Brethren Of The Dark Coast, Mardi Claw Art & Ya-Ya, Dante's Masquerade, The Scarlet Scarab, Suzanne Saunders Artworks...more to come

Author Pamela Johnson will be there with copies of her new book "Heart Of A Pirate: A Novel Of Anne Bonny". A few copies will be donated to support local charities.

There will be a number of fashion shows as well featuring Pyrate fashion, recycled fashions and more...

A Pyratical Party at the Avenue Pub on Saturday April 3 upstairs. This is No Quarter Given Magazine's annual ANNIVERSARY PARTY featured musical guests Pyrates UK

Pyrates UK will be playing all week long at The Funky Pyrate.

Keep a weather eye on the horizon for more details soon!!!!

NOLA Pyrate Week

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Captain Sandy (aka Alex McMurray) named

King Of NOLA Pyrate Week Parade

NOLA Pyrate Week will be participating in two parades in 2010:

* Our annual French Quarter Pyrate Parade “It Takes A Pillage” – Fri. Mar. 26 (line up aprox. 6pm): featuring our mates The Krewe of Pyrates, Noisician Coalition and many more!

* Goodchildren SAPC Annual Easter Parade – Sun. Apr. 4 (line up aprox. 1pm): brass bands & bunnies & Pyrates, oh my!

There is a cost to roll in the parade (covers permits, etc.):

* Adults: $16/ea. for either parade – only $21/ea. for both parades!

* Kids (under 16 yrs.): $6/ea. for either parade or $11/ea. for both (keep in mind there is a fair bit o’ walking involved)

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