Saturday, August 24, 2019

Fall 2019 Life & Legacy Tour

Announcing the Life & Legacy Fall Tour, celebrating the life and art of George Rodrigue!  Please join me on a journey of ‘slow art,’ as we use George's inspiring story and original paintings to explore the mysterious and mystical, the intuitive and emotional, and always, the beauty and joy of this precious life.

-pictured:  at Loranger Elementary School in Loranger, LA, 2019; photograph by Connor Raborn for the Hammond Daily-Star

Sept. 5 and 6
River Middle School, Napa, California

Sept. 20
Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, Livingston, LA
Women's Leadership Event
Headline Speaker
Tickets and info here.

Thank you to Polly Johnson and the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters and Mississippi Association of Broadcasters for opening these doors!

-pictured:  sharing Life & Legacy at the LAB/MAB Convention, May 2019




Sept. 23
Courtney Christian School, Hammond, LA

Sept. 25
Ursuline Academy, New Orleans, LA
Focus:  High School

A return to this historic school for girls!  Read the story and see photos from last spring’s Ursuline adventure, linked here.

Or in the Ursu.Lines Spring/Summer 2019 Magazine (p. 14-15), linked here.

-pictured:  Life & Legacy at Ursuline Academy, Spring 2019; photographs by Douglas Magnus



Sept. 26
Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Belle Chasse, LA

Sept. 27
Lusher Charter School, New Orleans, LA
Focus:  High School

Wow, Lusher- Thank you for the return invitation!

-pictured:  at Lusher Charter School, Spring 2019; photographs by Douglas Magnus; click to enlarge-




Sept. 30



Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans, New Orleans, LA

French immersion (gotta learn French, quick....)


-pictured:  George Rodrigue's He-bert, Yes, A Bear, No from his Saga of the Acadians, 1985-89; learn more here-

Oct. 2, 2:00 p.m.
NOLA Famous Podcast
Listen here: https://www.nolafamous.com/


-pictured: discussing George Rodrigue, Life & Legacy, and more with Betsie Gambel on "In the NOLA," May 2019; tune in to this podcast and more here. Photo by Douglas Magnus.


Oct. 7-8
Wilkerson Intermediate School, The Woodlands, TX

Oct. 26-27
Mattie Kelly Festival for the Arts, Destin, FL
Sharing original George Rodrigue paintings from our private collection throughout the weekend in the Special Exhibit Space on the first row of the festival grounds.  Plus, join me at the Art Stop for “Blue Dog Storytime”:

Saturday 11:30 – 12:00 & 2:00 – 2:30
Sunday 11:00 – 1:30 & 1:300 – 2:00

-pictured:  George Rodrigue at Edwins Elementary School, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 2011; my photo. George made magic happen. -don't miss out... click the photo to enlarge-


Oct. 28-30
Education Outreach in Okaloosa and Walton Counties, Florida, in partnership with the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation. Details posting soon.

Nov. 4-6
The Greene School, West Palm Beach, Florida

Nov. 8
Women of the Year Luncheon, New Orleans City Business.
Learn more and purchase tickets here


-pictured:  at Mooringsport Elementary School, Mooringsport, LA; photograph by Douglas Magnus.

Don’t be scared to forge a new path, to follow your dreams, and to make a difference in this world.

Enjoy life!
Wendy

p.s.  To those of you taking a chance on me, I'll do my best to come through with an awesome Rodrigue/art/life experience; and to those of you who invited me back, I'm looking forward to seeing you again... And Thanks, I needed that :)

p.p.s. To see photos from the tour, Life & Legacy now has its own FB here:  https://www.facebook.com/lifeandlegacytour/
And IG here:  https://www.instagram.com/life.and.legacy/


-pictured, at George's alma mater, Catholic High School, New Iberia, LA, Spring 2019; photograph by Douglas Magnus



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