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While many folks try to keep anything that creeps, crawls, or flies out of their lives, the Audubon Insectarium is working to bring visitors eye to eye with the creepy and crawly. Thousands of mounted specimens and live insects make up the collection of interactive exhibits that are housed in the largest freestanding museum of its kind in the United States. Audubon Insectarium exhibits include Butterflies in Flight which provides visitors with an up-close learning experience in a free-flying Japanese Garden style exhibit, Life Underground which shrinks visitors to the size of our six-legged friends with oversized props and animatronic insects, and the Cooking Show and Cultural Café which gives everyone the chance to experience the joy of cooking with insects!
The Audubon Nature Institute has a zoo, aquarium, insectarium and a theater and organizes educational and enjoyable events for children. All museums are available for hire for personal events. A great place not only for children, but also for adults to learn about nature, the Audubon Nature Institute is fun for the whole family.
Coyote Ugly Saloon isn't for the shy and conservative but the bold and beautiful. The place is all about having a hearty time watching beautiful girls dance atop the bar while equally attractive ones serve sparkling wines and beers. Don't be surprised by the impromptu dances or the deft movements of the bartender mixing your drink. With multiple locations across the US, this is probably the most sought after destination after a hard day at work. The weekly happy hour specials promise your tequila fix without putting a dent in your pocket. Brag to your friends with a photo session at Coyote Ugly or impress your boss by throwing a party here. This club also makes a hot venue to host your bachelor or bachelorette party.
The Manheim family has had a long intimate association with fine arts appreciation since 1919. Bernard Manheim fled Austria and set up an antique gallery and cabinet shop, which to this date serves as the Manheim Galleries. An eye for art is a skill that Ida Manheim has picked up from her famous art curator father, when she accompanied him on his world buying trips. The same skill and eye for detail is put to use when she works with a client. Her clientèle include famous celebrities, dignitaries and even art connoisseurs.
A place that serves all event needs and at the same time caters to all genres of events is Rex Room. Located in a Gothic architecture stretched across two floors, the Rex Room has been styled in the Greek fashion. The wrap-around balcony that can hold 100 people, is its unique feature. The venue reflects a wooden touch in its decor and can accommodate around 200 guests in total. Catering primarily to private functions and social gatherings like weddings and cocktail parties, the room is also a popular choice for festivities and celebrations like Halloween feasts. Besides, food and drink arrangements are also offered on request. Call for further information.
Established in the year 1918, the Orpheum Theater has been listed on the U.S National Register of Historic Places. It was built in the Beaux Arts Style of architecture under the guidance of the architect G.Albert Lansburgh. The property was damaged due to the Hurricane Katrina, however, it was re-built and re-opened in 2015 with a performance by Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.