What does Bloody Mary think you should do in New Orleans for Halloween? Go to the Anba Dlo event! October 15th at the New Orleans Healing center at 2372 St. Claude Avenue. Start off  your Halloween season right with this early happening party. Art, music, dance and trance with a touch of Voodoo (and more) make the annual fundraiser Anba Dlo party at the New Orleans Healing Center one of  the parties of the season! Hosted by the New Orleans Healing Center under the art director Sallie Ann Glassman & company; come for the 9th annual Halloween Costume party and fundraiser. It offers it all.

In their own words The Anba Dlo Halloween Festival and Water Symposium is “FREE and open to the general public. Now in its 9th year, Anba Dlo, in partnership with A Studio In the Woods, a program of Tulane University, and Mama Maji is unique as a one-of-a-kind, costumed, interactive community festival that celebrates the multicultural and artistic heritage of New Orleans. It is a wonderful kick-off event to the upcoming Halloween celebrations across New Orleans.”

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Come foe an auction! Items will help support the New Orleans Healing Center, including my own book: Bloody Marys Guide to Hauntings Horrors and Dancing with the Dead, published by Weiser Publishing ©2016. Also included are hundreds of dollars worth of gift certificates for Bloody Mary’s famous walking Tours and Bloody Mary’s City and cemetery VIP tours in each. But Bloody Mary’s book and tours are not the only things up for auction! They are surrounded with other wonderful auction items like a fabulous original art portrait by Mambo Sallie Ann Glassman herself, tickets to VIP parties and more. That is all just lagniappe! The main entertainment consists of art and music! A parade kicks things off 5:30 PM at the corner of Franklin & Royal streets with fabulous bands throughout the night. There will be a costume contest at 11 PM, a midnight Voudou ritual by La Source Ancienne Ounfu and even more.

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Maybe Bloody Mary will see you there after the tours. Happy Halloween!

 

by Bloody Mary NOLA October 5. 2016