For a full listing of activities in the Big Apple focused on helping the people of New Orleans visit http://www.nolareliefnyc.com/
When the Saints Go Marching In
From September 11-18, participating bars and clubs throughout New York City have agreed to donate portions of their sales to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. Visit http://www.allaboutjazz.com/ for details.
Wednesday, September 14, 7pm. The New York City location of New Orleans’s famous restaurant will be holding a benefit event. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Includes food, open bar, entertainment and an auction. All proceeds will go to the relief effort in New Orleans. 212-799-0150 http://www.jacquesimosnyc.com/
Terence Blanchard Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert
Sunday September 18, 9:30 pm. Grammy Award winner and New Orleans native Terence Blanchard is easily one of the best trumpeters jazz has ever known. A portion of proceeds from this concert benefit the Recording Academy’s MusiCares Foundation, which provides a safety net of critical services for music people in crisis. $20. http://www.joespub.com/
New Chefs for a “New” New Orleans
Tuesday, October 11, 7-9pm New Chefs for a “New” New Orleans will showcase next generation talent including NYC Chefs Galen Zamarra of Mas and Sue Torres of Sueños and New Orleans Chefs Bob Iacovone of Cuvée and Chuck Subra of La Côte Brasserie. Chefs will design signature inspired New Orleans fare. In addition to the signature fare, beverages, and entertainment, there will be a silent auction.
All event proceeds will benefit New Orleans tourism efforts through the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. $175 per person. http://www.newchefs4neworleans.org/
[from Wanda Mann’s Mann About Town Event Calendar ]