Monday, November 23, 2009


NEW ACTS ADDED - Tenth Annual Holiday on the Boulevard!

WHEN: December 5, 2009 – 11:00 a.m.—10:00 p.m. and
December 6, 2009 – 1:00–8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Ashé Cultural Arts Center - 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. and
GoodWork Network - 1824 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.


CONCERT: Tommy the Clown and His Krump Dancers from the Movie “Rize”
Gen. Admission for concert only - $10; VIP Seating $20-$25.
Tickets are available by visiting

INFO: (504) 569-9070 or (504) 309-2073

For the tenth consecutive year, the Boulevard comes alive as Ashé Cultural Arts Center and GoodWork Network join with musicians, actors, merchants, and the community to create an amazingly entertaining holiday festival and marketplace in Central City New Orleans. The festival brings together a mix of jazz, hip-hop, r&b, gospel, folk, reggae, along with theater and dance. Holiday on the Boulevard’s events will occur on Saturday, December 5, and Sunday, December 6, 2009 at Ashé which is located at 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., and at GoodWork Network, 1824 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

One of the highlights of the festival is when Ashé’s holiday icons, Mama YeYe & Baba Kwanzaa, meet Santa & Mrs. Claus. Led by a brass band, the couples second line from GoodWork Network to Ashé where they are met by festival participants who join in the second line.

Voices Not Forgotten, another feature not to be missed, spotlights the senior citizens (ages 62 to 94) from the Central City Senior Center. These ladies and gentlemen infuse oral histories, backed by videography, into their song-and-dance routines and are known for not only packing the house, but “bringing it down” with a foot-stomping audience that always begs for more. They offer gospel, R&B, and humorous testimonies.

The festival also includes a marketplace which gives festival-goers the opportunity to purchase gifts from local merchants and artisans, and enjoy food prepared by local vendors.

Good Work Network’s Youth Marketplace will feature youth, ages 7-21, who have participated in entrepreneurship training provided by GoodWork Network. The training culminates with “real-world” selling on December 5, at Holiday on the Blvd. Along with other young people, they will sell affordable food items and hand-made holiday gifts. Participating youth groups include LA Green Corps, Alpha Coffee House, Sojourner Truth Community Center, and Café Reconcile.
Festival hours and activities follow:

Ashé Cultural Arts Center – 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Noon – 10:00 p.m. – Ashé Marketplace
Noon Truth Universal
12:30p Kuumba Institute Showcase
1:00p Voices Not Forgotten/Movers and Groovers (Dance & Oral Histories, Seniors Ages 62-94)
2:00p NOCCA Vocal Ensemble
2:30p Monica Pierre
2:45p Phillip Manuel
3:45p Rudy Mills & the Caribbean Funk Band
4:50p Baby Boyz Brass Band & Young Guardians of the Flame Mardi Gras Indians Second Line
5:45p Bamboula 2000
7:00p Concert: Tommy the Clown and his Krump Dancers from Los Angeles
(General Admission $10; VIP Seating $20-$25)
Thomas “Tommy the Clown” Johnson ( and his dancers appeared in the movie “Rize,” as well as in numerous videos. “Krumping is an urban street dance form characterized by free, expressive, exaggerated, and highly energetic moves involving the arms, head, legs, chest, and feet. The root word, Krump, is an acronym for Kingdom Radically Uplifted Mighty Praise” (Wikipedia). Tickets are available at

GoodWork Network Celebration – 1824 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – GoodWork Youth Marketplace
11:00a Esquizito
11:30a Dorice & Tanya
12:30p Red Admiral Dance Academy
12:45p India McDougle’s Dance Troupe
1:15p Creative Forces from New Orleans Science & Math High School
1:30p Positive Image Entertainment
2:00p Dee-1 (Hip-Hop)
2:45p The Silhouette Dance Ensemble
3:30p Joe Marcelino & Jam Tight Entertainment
4:00p Annie Christmas (Kaia Livers) Historic Character Strolling
4:30p Young Guardians of the Flame Mardi Gras Indians & Baby Boyz Brass Band
Brass Band and Mardi Gras Indians Second Line from
GoodWork Network to Ashé Cultural Arts Center where Baba Kwanzaa & Mama YeYe
meet Santa & Mrs. Claus

Ashé Cultural Arts Center – 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
1:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Ashé Marketplace
1:00p John Mosely & Friends
1:30p Wade Barnes Quintet (Jazz)
2:15p Rev. Lois Dejean (Gospel)
2:30p Jo “Cool” Davis (Gospel)
3:15p Lloyd Daly
4:15p Sharon Martin (Jazz)
5:15p Amusing (Theater)
6:00p Spoken Word Allstars featuring Hollywood, Peaches, Asia & Chris
6:30p Michaela Harrison & Marcio
7:00p Zion Trinity (Reggae)

SPONSORS: Ashé Cultural Arts Center, GoodWork Network, Office of the Lieutenant Governor/Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism/Office of Tourism; New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, Oretha Castle Haley Merchants Association, Hope Community Credit Union, Central City Renaissance Alliance, Brown’s Dairy, Renaissance Project, Arts Council of New Orleans, City of New Orleans, Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, La. Disaster Recovery Foundation, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA), Jazz Foundation of America, The Brooklyn Four Plus One, Inc., La. State Civil Rights Institute.

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