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NFL Players Association Presents Smocks And Jocks Charity Auction Eiffel Society In New Orleans

Photo Credit: NFL Players Association

Photo Credit: NFL Players Association

The art scene meets the gridiron at the NFL Players Association’s Smocks and Jocks event on Saturday, February 2, 2o13 at the Eiffel Society.

Benefiting the Gene Upshaw Player Assistance Trust Fund and the Terence Blanchard & Robin Burgess Endowment for Jazz Studies at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), Smocks and Jocks will feature a full jazz brunch, art auction and a special musical performance by Terence Blanchard himself.

What makes this event so special is that every piece of art featured in the auction has actually been created by current and former NFL players! Mix and mingle with players as they showcase their talents off the fields and express their interest in the arts. According to Andre Collins, NFLPA Director of Former Players, “the NFLPA is proud to be a part of the enhancement of artists within the community of New Orleans. We understand the importance of helping extraordinary individuals pursue their dreams and their livelihoods, whether it is a first career or a passion discovered later in life.”

NOCCA is pre-professional arts conservatory for high school students offering training in the culinary arts, media arts, dance, theater and more. The NOCCA boasts graduates such as Anthony Mackie, Harry Connick, Jr and Winston Marsalis. 

WHEN: Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Eiffel Society
240 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
Ph. 504-525-2951

TICKETS: Please send a message to the official event email to purchase tickets.

DRESS: Business Casual

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