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Tribute to the Classical Arts


Feb. 16

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday

Hotel Monteleone, 214 Royal St., 483-3129;

The 15th annual Tribute to the Classical Arts luncheon honors achievement in classical music, opera and dance and features performances by nominated artists (including Uptown Brass, pictured). Special recognition includes a Lifetime Achievement Award for Jacqueline Fry of the New Orleans Dance Academy and an award to the New Orleans Friends of Music, honoring five decades of chamber music presentation. WWL-TV anchor Angela Hill is master of ceremonies and is joined by guest presenters including renowned ballet dancers Ian and Eleanor Carney. The Big Easy Entertainment Awards are sponsored by The Gambit, Hall Piano Company, the Burr family, Uptown Costume and Dancewear, Coleman E. Adler & Sons and WWNO 89.9 FM Radio. Tickets $40. — Coviello


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