NBA All-Star Game, Fat Tuesday finery and booking it through the city's bars and brothels.
Charlotte’s loss is New Orleans’ gain Feb. 17-19 with the return of the NBA All-Star Weekend, which the city last hosted in 2014. The National Basketball Association’s top talents and biggest names come a-courtin’ for the 66th annual bigticket, big-league matchup at the Smoothie King Center, with Grammy winner John Legend thrown in for good half-time measure. Prior to the Jan. 19 East-West tip-off, you’ll find a number of parties and related events taking place citywide over the weekend. The fun tips off Feb. 17 with a Celebrity Game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the Rising Star Challenge at the Center, followed by the All-Star Saturday Night skills showcase Feb. 18. For a full lineup, visit all star week endnew orleans 2017. com
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