April 2nd, 2012
WHAT: The 12th annual Ladies in Red Gala will honor New Orleans jazz musicians and the institutions that support them while raising funds for AAHP (African American Heritage Preservation Program) programming. Honorees are Charlie Gabriel, Tom Sancton, Gregg Stafford, Allen Toussaint, Palm Court Jazz Cafe and Sweet Lorraine’s Jazz Club. Event chairs are Alva and Edgar Chase and Christel and Keene Kelley. Honorary chairs are Quint Davis and David Torkanowsky. Event moderator is Nancy Parker. Music will be provided by the George French Band. Guests will enjoy the best of New Orleans cuisine and an open bar.
WHEN: June 8, 2012—Patron Party from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., Gala
from 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Awards Presentation at 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, New
HOW: Reserve tickets by
calling 504.581.7032 or visiting prcno.org. Tickets begin at $150 for the
patron party and are $75 for the gala.
WHO: The African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHP) at the PRC identifies and places
plaques on former homes of jazz musicians, generating awareness of the cultural
significance of the city’s older neighborhoods. The AAHP’s My City, My Home
program teaches schoolchildren the importance of our architecture, culture and
cityscape while they learn valuable life skills. Ladies in Red is not only a
great party and honors our jazz musicians, but it makes these programs
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