New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby

Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at Palmer Park on Saturday, April 18th, 11 am to 7:30 pm!


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Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage schedule announced

Guardians of the Flame at Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage of New Orleans Earth Day 2013

Guardians of the Flame at New Orleans Earth Day Festival 2013. Photo by Kate Gilbert

Visit the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage for additional entertainment at the fest, featuring local performing artists, musicians, demonstrations, and community presentations in an intimate setting. This year’s performances and demos include storytelling, spoken word, theatre, music, aikido, and more.  Check out the schedule here!


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NOLA Aikido at Do Whatcha Wanna stage

NOLA Aikido will host a demonstration at 2014 New Orleans Earth Day Festival.

Learn to deflect attackers and promote peace with NOLA Aikido.

We’re very pleased to announce that NOLA Aikido “A Martial Art of Peace for Every Body” will be returning this year to do an interactive aikido demonstration at the Do Whatcha Wanna Stage!  Join the demo to get an introduction to aikido – an ancient Japanese martial art in which practitioners defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury.  This is done by turning and leading the attacker’s momentum into a throw or pin.

Stay tuned for the Do Whatcha Wanna stage schedule to learn when the demo will be performed!