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Happy Twerksgiving from Big Freedia!

NEW ORLEANS — The Queen of Bounce Big Freedia teamed up with Upturn Arts and the Positive Vibrations Foundation for today’s “Twerksgiving.” “Twerksgiving” gave kids who attend Upturn Arts the chance to learn how to twerk, move, and shake just like Big Freedia. “She’s awesome.

Tank and the Bangas turn up at Upturn Arts

NEW ORLEANS — What happens when the hottest new group to come out of New Orleans decides to stop home for a few days of giving back? Good times and beautiful sounds ensue! The Positive Vibrations Foundation made it possible for a group of kids to enjoy and experience Tank and the Bangas.

Local band The Tangle visits Upturn Arts Camp for hands-on music experience

Local musician gives kids a chance to mix the beats

Bo Dollis Jr. teaches campers Mardi Gras Indian traditions

Making a Difference: UpTurn Arts

Dance moves making a difference

Arts programs turn up the confidence and self-esteem in New Orleans children