Ashé Cultural Arts Center is an initiative of Efforts of Grace, Inc., a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3), organization that creates and supports programs, activities, and creative works emphasizing the contributions of people of African descent. Located in Central City New Orleans, the Center provides opportunities for art presentations, community development, artist support, and the creation of partnerships that amplify outreach and support efforts. 




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November 12-14 and 19-20, 2016

Fri. & Sat. at 7:30 PM, Sun. @ 4:30 PM


Ashé Power House Theater

1731 Baronne Street, NOLA

$30, $40 VIP, $25 Groups of 10 or more 

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Harold Ellis Clark's Tour Detour hits the stage, starring Harold Sylvester and Kenneth Brown Jr.  Prior to embarking on his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, a U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance technician visits his father who's serving a life sentence at a central Louisiana prison.  It's the first time they've seen each other in more than 20 years.   


Book Signing & Reception

Didn’t Wash Us Away: Transformative

Stories of Post Katrina Cultural Resilience

Saturday, August 27, 2016 | 02:00pm

Free and open to the public. 

Edited by Charlie T. Johnson and Louise Mouton Johnson, this book is a compilation of personal stories by people who returned to rebuild New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The book highlights the determination and resilience people showed before and during their displacement from New Orleans, as a result of Hurricane Katrina, and their experiences after returning home to New Orleans.  

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