Quality Inn & Suites
100 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 366-2361
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AMC Westbank Palace 16 is a 16-screen multiplex for your viewing pleasure. The theatre has modern amenities like ATM machines, listening devices and Digital Surround Sound, so sit back and relax. And if you wish this theatre should be your next company meeting venue, just call them and book it. For film times, ticket prices and further information call or see their website.
Pick your kind of fun at this lively center, Twi Ro Pa. Housed in an old mill, its name is derived from the three materials that were once produced here—twine, rope and paper. Today, however, it's a whole new ball game. You can bogey away on the dance floors, relax at a bar, take in some fine art at the art galleries or catch a live gig at the concert venues. This 91-year old building even has convention spaces for meetings, shows and trade fairs. With such entertainment on offer, its no surprise that the place has become a haunt for celebrities as well.
Located at the Fountain Park Centre, the Royal Palm is a wonderful venue suitable for many kinds of events. Whether it is a wedding you wish to organize, or maybe a corporate affair, this venue can be counted on to make it a success. There are six discrete spaces that you can choose from, and you don't even have to worry about catering. This venue is equipped to handle events of upto 1000 people.
Tipitina's Ruins part of The 'Tip's' franchise is a private events facility and it isn't in ruins as the name suggests! It's a high capacity event venue that caters to shows and events that need a large capacity. It has enough room to accommodate 5000 people. Plenty of big names that needed big spaces have performed here before.
This events centre is conveniently located in the Warehouse District of New Orleans and offers guests a perfect venue for hosting corporate dinners and attending music concerts. The Sugar Mill has approximately 25,000 square feet of area and is designed in neutral tones, which provides one with a perfect canvas to create themes of one's choice. It is adjoined by a 15,000-square-foot beautifully landscaped courtyard and can accommodate over 3,000 people. This place has-state-of-the-art facilities and very friendly staff making it a perfect venue to host events.
Generations Hall at the Metropolitan is a good place to hold your meetings, conventions, events and concerts. They have a gamut of facilities available to make your meet a success. Located in the Warehouse District, it has a night club atmosphere with wooden beams, brass bars, band stage, and a dance floor. Being close to most hotels makes it a a very convenient venue. It accommodates 200 to 900 guests.
In walking-friendly New Orleans, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is literally just steps away from the Warehouse/Arts District and the historic French Quarter, where the old-world charm of fine restaurants, first-class hotel rooms and unique cultural experiences are around every corner. With 140 meeting rooms located directly above the 12 exhibit halls totaling 1.1 million square feet, a 4,000-seat conference auditorium/theater, two 30,000+ sq.ft. ballrooms, three restaurants and a VIP dining suite, every amenity is conveniently located under one roof. Recent improvements include a newly repainted exterior, lobby furniture, and a 10-GIG internet backbone.
Keep your creative side in tip-top shape with a work out session at Piece A Work. This "art gym" offers the creatively-inclined a place to practice their craft. Piece A Work provides studio space, art classes and gallery space to artists at any skill level. Schedule a spot in a structured class designed to improve already existent art skills, or in a beginners class dedicated to replicating a painting. On Tuesday and Thursday, Piece A Work offers kid-friendly classes. Check the website, or call the studio for hours and scheduled classes. - Bethany Culp
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art is a repository of many of the things that make this area of the United States great. Fine art, architecture, folk art and artifacts of the bygone Southern era can be found here. You also find unique exhibitions, such as Looking Back, Looking Forward, Becoming Ida Kohlmeyer, Walter Anderson and Friends, Clementine Hunter and Melrose, the Treme Storytelling Quilt Project, and The Jazz.
This modern art exhibit center, located in a renovated warehouse, is the heart of the New Orleans' art community. The Contemporary Arts Center offers a series of seasonally rotating exhibitions, classes, lectures, performances, screenings, and concerts every year. The exhibits waver between traditional and alternative art forms with works from both local and national artists. The center also serves gourmet coffees and specialty wines as well as a variety of pastries and sandwiches. Check website for upcoming events.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center works towards the dissemination of arts in the community through art presentation, production, encouraging artists and so on. This center is a creation of a non-profit organization that caters to doing social work. Events here include art exhibitions, music and dance shows and so on. The center provides creative space and freedom for emerging artists and helps them in art productions and collaborations. Post Hurricane Katrina, the center has worked even more for the welfare of the community.
The Theatres at Canal Place actually consists of five theaters screening Hollywood, Bollywood, independent, art and foreign films. Completely refurbished to include unsurpassed surround sound, cushy leather seats, in-seat service, new projectors and crystal clear images, watching movies will never be the same. Chef Adolfo Garcia pampers the audience's culinary buds with his delightful little Mediterranean plates; popcorn and Coke at the movies is passé! Check website for details on movies playing.