Back to School Bash

On Tuesday, September 3, we are launching Raise It Up — a 12-day online campaign to raise $12,000.

To celebrate the end of this campaign, Upturn Arts will be hosting or first-ever Back to School Bash on #LiveCreativeDay — Saturday, September 14th from 6:00-9:00 pm at Nola Spaces in Central City. This family-friendly event will include a special guest appearance by Big Freedia, founder of Bounce UP, a charitable organization that supports local programs that directly improve the well-being of children in New Orleans.

The event is all ages and open to the public. RSVP* is not required, however, heavily encouraged.

$5 suggested donation for entry. All donations collected will go towards the Raise It Up campaign. Light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Jambalaya will be provided by Adolfo Garcia and bread pudding will be provided by Atchafalaya.

Additional activities include a dance party, face painting, photo booth, and crafts area.

*All RSVP’s (up to 4 people) will be added to the attendance list. Please note, admission is first-come, first-served based on Nola Spaces capacity. An RSVP does not guarantee admission.