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April 2, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
April 2, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
April 2, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Collin Makamson presents "The Art of "Grunt & Groan:" Professional
Wresting in WWII"

Though the action was largely fake, the contributions of professional
wrestling and professional wrestlers in WWII were very real. Wrestlers
in the US toured and starred at...
April 2, 2014 12:00 PM
April 4, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 4, 2014 6:00 PM
April 5, 2014
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
April 5, 2014 10:00 AM
Open Weekend Wargame: Sapun Mountain, Crimea

The Crimea has been considered one of the most strategic locations in
the world since ancient times. From there, during WWII, Soviet and then
German forces launched air and naval attacks to support their
operations. The Battle for Sapun Mountain closed out the final battles
for Sevastopol, Crime...
April 5, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 5, 2014 6:00 PM
April 6, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

11:30 am brunch seating

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak quarantines the girls, stage...
April 6, 2014 11:30 AM
April 8, 2014
RSVP Book Club - "Snow Falling on Cedars" by David Guterson
Stage Door Canteen

Discuss with fellow readers the story the Los Angeles Times called
"Haunting...A whodunit complete with courtroom maneuvering and
surprising turns of evidence and at the same time a mystery, something
altogether richer and deeper." In 1954, a local fisherman is found
suspiciou...
April 8, 2014 6:00 PM
April 9, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
April 9, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
April 9, 2014 11:45 AM
RSVP Lagniappe Lecture - "Sicily 1943: Coalition Warfare Patton vs. Montgomery vs. the Wehrmacht" by Captain Rick Jacobs
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

In July 1943 a three-sided battle took place in Sicily between the US
Seventh Army, British Eighth Army and the XIV Panzer Corps. The failure
of Allied high command foreshadowed the difficulties that blossomed in
Normandy a year later. On Sicily it allowed 6...
April 9, 2014 12:00 PM
April 11, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 11, 2014 6:00 PM
April 12, 2014
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
April 12, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 12, 2014 6:00 PM
April 13, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

11:30 am brunch seating

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak quarantines the girls, stage...
April 13, 2014 11:30 AM
April 16, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
April 16, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
April 16, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Charles Chamberlain presents "Creating for the Arsenal of Democracy:
Mobilizing Defense Industries for WWII"

At the beginning of World War II, the US had to mobilize defense
industries quickly. Dr. Charles Chamberlain will present on the federal
government'...
April 16, 2014 12:00 PM
April 18, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 18, 2014 6:00 PM
April 19, 2014
Ticketed Family Workshop: Radio Sound Effects
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Don’t touch that dial! In this fun-filled family workshop, kids
and parents will explore the medium of radio by providing the voices
and sounds effects in a WWII radio play. Games and activities include
learning how to make real radio sound effects and listening...
April 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Recurring Victory Corps Saturday

Most museums state loudly "Hands-Off!", but with The National WWII
Museum's teen Victory Corps program, it's HANDS-ON. Explore and learn
about WWII history in an exciting, new way — through touching
actual artifacts from the war that changed the world. At stations
placed strategically thro...
April 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Open City-wide Audition for Souther Rep, Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum and Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
Stage Door Canteen

Southern Rep, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum and
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts will host a city-wide open
audition for actors, singers and actor-musicians on April 19, 2014.

AUDITION AGENDA:

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Actors’ Equity Asso...
April 19, 2014 11:00 AM
Recurring Living History Corps

The Museum’s World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the
Living History Corps, are local volunteers who enrich the
visitor’s Museum experience with their wealth of information and
stories. Wearing the uniforms and carrying the equipment of both the
Allied and Axis forces, the...
April 19, 2014 11:00 AM
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 19, 2014 6:00 PM
April 20, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

11:30 am brunch seating

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak quarantines the girls, stage...
April 20, 2014 11:30 AM
April 23, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
April 23, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
April 23, 2014 11:45 AM
April 25, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 25, 2014 6:00 PM
April 26, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak qua...
April 26, 2014 6:00 PM
April 27, 2014
Recurring The Andrews Brothers
Stage Door Canteen

11:30 am brunch seating

Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and musical treasures fill
this sweet and hilarious show. It’s 1943 in the South Pacific
and, tonight, The Andrews Sisters headline the big USO show. But when a
flu outbreak quarantines the girls, stage...
April 27, 2014 11:30 AM
April 29, 2014
Open Dinner with a Curator - "Chow Time: Feeding an Army in World War II"

Kim Guise presents "Chow Time: Feeding an Army in Word World II"

Come and get it! Ever have corn willie or bacon ducks prepared by
greasepots and doughpunchers and washed down by bamboo juice or cat
beer? Hear about the task
April 29, 2014 6:30 PM
April 30, 2014
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday morning in the
Louisiana Mem...
April 30, 2014 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Come salute the USA with the Victory Belles' newest red, white and blue
celebration! Featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American
Song Book written by Great American composers, including Hoagy
Carmichael’s Heart & Soul, Jerome Kern&rsqu...
April 30, 2014 11:45 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Stan Chiocchio presents "B-17’s over Germany in 1914"

For more information call 504-528-1944 x 229.

April 30, 2014 12:00 PM
Recurring Pub Quiz
Stage Door Canteen

Test your knowledge of an array of topics, including World War II, at
the Museum’s Pub Quiz. Play one round, or all six. The American
Sector restaurant’s Happy Hour specials will be extended to
players, who can also order off the restaurant menu.
April 30, 2014 6:00 PM

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April 18, 2014
The Andrews Brothers
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

April 19, 2014
The Andrews Brothers
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

April 19, 2014
Living History Corps
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

April 19, 2014
Family Workshop: Radio Sound Effects
10:00 am – 11:30 am

April 19, 2014
Victory Corps Saturday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

April 20, 2014
The Andrews Brothers
11:30 am brunch seating
Stage Door Canteen

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