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Blush Ball 2014 In New Orleans

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Blush Ball 2014 (Photo Credit: www.pussyfooters.org)

One of New Orleans‘ most anticipated events, the PussyfootersBlush Ball 2014 will be held on Saturday, January 18. Taking place at The Cannery in the CBD, this “party with a purpose” will benefit the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children through ticket sales, as well as auction and raffle proceeds.

In addition to special performances by the Pussyfooters, live music will be provided by local favorites – Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Wild Magnolias, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, and Quickie Mart. Libations will be available from cash bars across the venue, while food trucks will be on hand with a range of menu options.

While the main event will take place from 9p.m. to 2a.m., a special Patron party will be held at 8p.m. Along with complimentary champagne and hors d’oeuvres, VIP attendees will have the opportunity to bid on exclusive “premium” auction items.

The Blush Ball is a very special event, so be sure to wear your best. Per the Pussyfooters’ website, “sequins and glitter are always a good thing,” with costumes encouraged.

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Pussyfooters’ Blush Ball 2011 (Photo Credit: Steven Forster / The Times-Picayune)

Founded in 2001, the Pussyfooters are dedicated to “the values of service and empowerment.” Hosting and supporting a multitude of events throughout the year, the organization has raised funds for countless charitable groups, including the LA/SPCA, Bridge House | Grace House, and Lighthouse Louisiana.

Upon opening in 1986, the Metropolitan Center for Women and Children became “the first transitional shelter for battered women in the state of Louisiana. The non-profit utilizes “advocacy, intervention, empowerment and transformation” to “aid survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.”

WHEN: Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 9p.m.-2a.m.

WHERE:
The Cannery
3803 Toulouse St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
Ph. 504-486-8351

TICKETS: $45/ticket
Please click here to purchase.

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