Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc and Loyola Medieval Studies present Salon 2014 Sept. 21 FREE 11-4, featuring Nancy Goldstone, author of The Maid and The Queen and dramatic performances by Loyola Theater and Porkchop Productions

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The Salon de Jeanne d'Arc, a full day conference about all things Joan, including panels, theatrical presentations, and a chance to meet the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc and learn all about the Joan of Arc Parade (and join the krewe!)--will be held Saturday, September 20th at Loyola University from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Learn about Joanie on the Pony, the iconic French Quarter statue, and how you can help with her much-needed repairs; find out about our new Joan of Arc Library Project, where you can find endless resources about the Maid; Understand the real story behind Joan's success (Queen Yolande of Aragon) from the author of the breakthrough book "The Maid and the Queen", learn about what a medieval Twelfth Night might have been like (compared to our current celebration in the French Quarter on Joan's Jan. 6th birthday) and see two wildly different theatrical presentations about Joan: Shakespeare's Henry VI's unflattering portrayal versus a new one-woman show about Joan's preparations for the Siege of Orleans. Grab your sword, your notebook, and your checkbook--if you want to join the krewe!--and head to this FREE gathering of fans of Joan. Full schedule at www.joanofarcparade.com. ... See MoreSee Less

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Jason de Alteriis and John Conner hard at work last weekend building The Gates of Orleans for the Joan of Arc parade! It will debut on Twelfth Night 2015...You have to see it to believe it!! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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