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On some upcoming NOLA events

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For all you NOLA Beastie fans out there, there are a few upcoming events (in April and May) that might tickle your fancy. It’s going to be an eventful spring! I hope to get to meet some of you there!

IMG_2441April 9, 2017 (Book Discussion & Author Q&A) – The Kwaidan Book Club (the Read Japan aspect of the Japan Society of New Orleans) has chosen The Butterfly Crest as their April read and will be discussing the book, and hosting an Author Q&A with yours truly, on April 9th!  If you’d like to know more about this Event, please visit the Facebook Event Page here.

May 14, 2017 – Kimono Pop-Up Shop & Book Release Party.  The Second Edition of The Butterfly Crest hit the local shelves recently and what better way to celebrate than with friends, readers and kimono?! So I’ve teamed up with Kawaii NOLA and JA&T Kimono on May 14th for a Kimono Pop-Up Shop and Book Release Party!! Come join us to celebrate! If you’d like to know more about this Event, please visit the Facebook Event Page here.

  • Date & Time: Sunday, May 14th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM
  • Location: Kawaii NOLA, 4826 Magazine St, NOLA

May 22, 2017 – Kimono and Kitsuke Workshop. For those of you who’ve read my book, you know I’m a little (a lot) obsessed with kimono. If you’ve ever wanted to learn about kimono and kitsuke (the art of wearing kimono), come join me and the Japan Society of New Orleans on May 22nd for a Kimono and Kitsuke Worksop and Demonstration!

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NOLA Cherry Blossom Festival

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Photo credit: Kawaii NOLA

Hi guys. Just a quick news flash/update!

Our friends at Kawaii NOLA will be hosting the NOLA Cherry Blossom Festival this Sunday, April 24th! If you’re in New Orleans this weekend, come celebrate spring at Kawaii NOLA from from 12 to 2 pm!

Hosted by Midori & Eureeka Starfish, the mini-festival will include performances by LibeRaunchy the BeauxQueenEureeka Starfish, Chelsea Chavis, & sora with tunes mixed by DJ BELLA! There will be 3 pop-up shops with handmade accessories by local shops DozidotesMintyMix, & T-Baby’s Cute n’ Fuzzies. There will also be a J-Fashion Contest with prizes from local New Orleans merchants and artists (including a copy of The Butterfly Crest), a special NOLA Lolitas Fashion Show, and treats by Nola Voodoo Cakes. A Sakura Petal Toss will conclude the event at 2 pm!

For more details, you can check out the Facebook Event Page.

For a quick peek at their cute inventory, check out Kawaii NOLA’s Instagram.

Kawaii NOLA
3512 Magazine Street
New Orleans, Louisiana