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Joanna Ballard ~ Louisiana Storyteller

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Bio: "Well, now we have seen each other," said the unicorn "if you'll believe in me, I'll believe in you. Is that a bargain?" Lewis Carroll

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  • 2011

    Oct 14

    Baton Rouge, LA, US | 7:00pm
    Ephemeral Gallery
    Baton Rouge, LA, US
    Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:00pm


    Baton Rouge Community Radio 96.9 WHYR PRESENTS NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD ARTISTS! Live Art Battle! Costume Contest! DJ Battle! Food Trucks!! ART SHOW! FREE BEER until 10PM* *21 + $10.00 until 10PM *Under 21 $5 ALL NIGHT!

  • 2011

    Oct 1

    New Orleans, LA, US | 4:00pm
    Algiers Folk Art Zone Museum
    New Orleans, LA, US
    Sat Oct 01, 2011 4:00pm


    ALGIERS FOLK ART ZONE PRESENTS “ART IN THE YARD” EVENT TO RAISE THE ROOF FOR LOCAL CULTURAL INSTITUTION (New Orleans, LA: September 2, 2011­) On Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 4 to 7 pm, the Algiers Folk Art Zone presents “Art in the Yard,” a fundraising event featuring live music, a silent auction of locally made art work, and interactive presentations by area artists. Free and open to the public, the event will be emceed by Nick Spitzer, host of NPR's "American Routes,” and raise monies to repair the Katrina-damaged roof of the Folk Art Zone museum. Founded in 2000, the museum is a community center operated by Charles Gillam, a Louisiana-born self-taught artist who works in salvaged wood to depict the musicians and musical heritage of New Orleans. The Zone regularly offered free arts programming to area at-risk youth prior to Katrina with the mission of perpetuating the region’s vernacular culture. Since that time, Gillam has continued to create art work that he displays publicly in his yard as well as at local fairs and events including the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. “The event is meant to make the community aware of the many artists working locally,” says Gillam. “They have so many talents that need to be explored and appreciated by the public.” With the repair of the Folk Art Zone roof, the museum will showcase these and other artists through art events and related educational programming. In addition to generating funds for a new museum roof, the event is intended to raise awareness of the significant art work being created locally. Featured artists at the event include self-taught painter Dr. Charles Smith, jewelry maker Bridgeja' Baker, walking stick carver Nathan Scott, ceramist Joy Gauss, muralist Jamar Pierre, illustrator and author Tracey “Tangerine” Davis, quilter Cecelia Pedesclaux, and found-object artist Christopher Kirsch. Artists will have works for sale and be present to discuss their methods and materials with the public. The Folk Art Zone faces the levee and is less than one mile from the West Bank terminal of the Algiers Ferry, which traverses the Mississippi River every fifteen minutes. The ride is free for pedestrians and $1 for cars making a roundtrip. The Algiers Folk Art Zone Museum is located at 207 Le Bouef Street, facing Patterson Street, and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit “Art in the Yard” or “Friends of Charles Gillam and Algiers Folk Art Zone Museum” on Facebook.

  • 2010

    Dec 4

    Baton Rouge, LA, US | 2:00pm

    Baton Rouge, LA, US
    Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:00pm
  • 2010

    Dec 2

    Baton Rouge, LA, US | 3:00pm
    Shop Hop at the Over Pass
    Baton Rouge, LA, US
    Thu Dec 02, 2010 3:00pm


    Join us on Thursday, December 2, 2010 3p-9p for our annual winter shop hop (formerly Night of the Stars) Shop Hop at the Overpass. Visit participating merchants to enjoy live music, food & drink, art, special discounts, raffles, and more! Ride free transportation provided by CATS, or stroll along Perkins Road and enjoy the sights and sounds of our Holiday event kick-off. Participating merchants include: Beehive Salon, Beauvoir Pa...rk, Bella Bella, Billy Heroman's, Bolton Health Mart, Cangelosi Dance Project, Coyote Moon, Duvic's, The Foyer, Gourmet Girls (out of Stella Boutique), hSoft-Perkins Computer Center, LOFT 3H-A clothing boutique, Look Studios & Gallery, Overpass Cleaners, Pinetta's European Restaurant, Perkins Road Parlour, The Royal Standard, Rock and Sake, Schlitz and Giggles, Shea Dentistry, Stella Boutique, Tres Bien, and Varsity Sports. Sponsored by Town Favorites, Chelsea's Cafe, and Smile Booth. Found out I am for sure blessed to have art there no word on whether or not I will have jewelry or if it is a location I will be able to storytell will update you as more info comes in ... so keep your hats on *impish grin*

  • 2010

    Dec 1

    Baton Rouge, LA, US | 10:00am
    Baton Rouge Favorite Finds...
    Baton Rouge, LA, US
    Wed Dec 01, 2010 10:00am


    Baton Rouge Favorite Finds HTTP://WWW.BRFAVORITEFINDS.COM/ Holiday Open House 'A Boutique Holiday Shopping Experience" Featuring local small businesses in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas Refreshments catered by Highland Porch I am honored and blessed to be a part of the Vintage Kitty Booth, which is also located in the Foyer in Baton Rouge, and will have some jewelry and art available for sale as well! Look forward to meeting you there!

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  • Jess J (Artist) Jess J
    I'm Jess J from DBBS Ent. The 5th annual "Get Money Stop Hatin" Tour is officially kicking off October 25th. We’ll be in Baton Rouge November 16th at DJ’s Club Elite....
  • Kia Muze (Artist) Kia Muze
    thanks for linking with KIA MUZE and the 1 Nation Under a Groove movement. I enjoy your music, keep pushing positive and climbing the charts! Bless, KIA MUZE :-)
  • HFclevo (Artist) HFclevo
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Hi Joanna, I love the mix of music and your story telling skills on "I Am Here" Very nice!!
  • Verbalskillz (Artist) Verbalskillz
    wow *impish grin*..you are the queen and i now became part of your lyrical concubine...fantastic and wonderfully unique...salutes...
  • Twisted Tom (Artist) Twisted Tom
    Now ...this is different.....cool! :)
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