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WILMINGTON, N.C., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Horns singing a sweet soulful song, the taunting smells of New Orleans cuisine and joyous sounds of celebration in the air; for the closing of the Cameron Art Museum's exhibition WELL SUITED The Costumes of Alonzo V. Wilson for HBO's Treme, a one-day celebration would not be enough. So save the weekend dates of November 1-3 and be prepared for a stellar send-off as the Cameron Art Museum Celebrates New Orleans. Events are scheduled all weekend starting with the "Celebrate New Orleans" closing exhibition celebration with HBO cast and crew on November 1 from 7:00 to 11:00 pm. The season premiere of episode 1, season 4 of HBO's Treme will be on November 2 at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington North Carolina. Early Bird combo tickets are available for both November 1 and 2 events at a discount rate of $135. Availability for this combo ticket ends on October 18. For additional information and to purchase tickets: http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/neworleans
Executive producer of Treme Nina K. Noble says of "Celebrate New Orleans" weekend,
The Cameron Art Museum has been a wonderful home for the Well Suited exhibit. I've got my Mardi Gras gown ready, and I'm looking forward to the closing weekend festivities and the opportunity to tour the exhibit with Alonzo Wilson one last time!
About the HBO Series Treme
The HBO series Treme (pronounced Truh-may) depicts post-Katrina New Orleans with a specific focus on one of the city's oldest neighborhoods named for the series, Treme--an important nexus of African-American history, music and culture. Treme the series is from David Simon (also created The Wire) and Eric Overmyer (writer-producer of Homicide and Law & Order). For more information on Treme the series and a teaser for the upcoming fourth season: http://www.hbo.com/treme#/treme/about/video/tease.html/eNrjcmbO0CzLTEnNd8xLzKksyUx2zs8rSa0oUc-PSYEJBSSmp-ol5qYy5zMXsjGyMXIyMrJJJ5aW5BfkJFbalhSVpgIAXbkXOA==
"Celebrate New Orleans"
Closing Exhibition Celebration with HBO
Friday, Nov 1, 7-11 | Tickets $100
With celebrities and crew from the HBO series Treme, Mardi Gras Indians, noted live music from some of the Big Easy's musical favorites such as Doreen's Jazz New Orleans Band and Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen along with Mardi Gras-inspired decorations and amazing New Orleans food--this celebration event will be one to remember. http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/neworleans
"Celebrate New Orleans" Saturday Events
Saturday, Nov 2 | Tickets $50
Saturday offers a panel discussion with executive producer Nina K. Noble, costume designer Alonzo V. Wilson, executive producer/writer Eric Overmyer and actor/specialty casting Karen Livers from the HBO series Treme and wraps with the season premiere of episode 1, season 4 of HBO's Treme. Limited seating for this one-time, premiere showing at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, North Carolina. In addition, the evening will feature a live music performance. The CAM Cafe has extended hours of operation during the celebration and events. http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/neworleans
"Celebrate New Orleans" Sunday Events
Sunday, Nov 3
"Celebrate New Orleans" wraps up with Sunday Brunch in the CAM Cafe along with New Orleans specials. It's also the last chance for a final guided exhibition tour of WELL SUITED The Costumes of Alonzo V. Wilson for HBO's Treme led by Treme and The Wire costume designer Alonzo V. Wilson, and others from the series. http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/neworleans
Keep up on the latest of "Celebrate New Orleans" on Cameron Art Museum website: www.cameronartmuseum.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CameronArtMuseum and Twitter: https://twitter.com/camartmuseum.
About Cameron Art Museum
The Cameron Art Museum presents 6-8 changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children's programs; The Museum School classes for adult and youth education; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); Clay Studio with resident, master artist Hiroshi Sueyoshi. Cameron Art Museum is located at 3201 South 17th Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28412. www.cameronartmuseum.com.
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