The Orleans Public Education Network will host a networking night for young professionals at Oak Wine Bar on Sunday evening (Feb. 24) that will also include a presentation to Leona Tate, who in 1960 was one of four African-American schoolgirls to integrate a previously all-white New Orleans school.
The “Step Up, Reach Out!” anti-bullying summit will be held at Loyola University Saturday (Feb. 19) for students and educators from several New Orleans schools.
Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton Avenue campus relocation to McDonogh No. 7 would require a variance from the city according to Operations Manager Alisa Dupre.
Dupre said the move would require four modular classrooms to be placed at the McDonogh No. 7 site, which would require a city variance. Dupre said the Orleans Parish School Board is currently working with the city on the variance while simultaneously doing repair work on the building.
Rev. Arturo Sosa Abascal, president of a Catholic university in Venezuela, will present a lecture on “Political Implications of a Humanizing Globalization” tonight (Thursday, Jan. 31) at Loyola University.
Author Aimee Bender, Tulane’s Zale-Kimmerling Writer in Residence this year, will give a public reading and interview followed by a book-signing and reception on Monday (Jan. 28).
McKeown’s Books will host another “Evening of Difficult Music” on Saturday (Jan. 19) with jazz by Bodhi 3.
Cult classic “The Room” Live with writer/director Tommy Wiseau and actor Greg Sestero will run back-to-back shows at Prytania Theatre both Friday (Jan. 18) and Saturday (Jan. 19).
The Gillespie Memorial Community Breakfast series will present a discussion of “Uncharitable Behavior: The Dismantling of Louisiana’s Charity Hospital and Public Mental Health Safety Net” on Saturday (Jan. 12).
The Freret Market will feature 90 local vendors selling food, produce, art, jewelry and gifts on Saturday (Jan. 5).
The anarchist approach to spirituality, Tolstoy, poster design, prison policy, hurricane response and numerous other topics will be discussed at the Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Center on O.C. Haley Boulevard this weekend as the North American Anarchist Studies Network holds its fourth annual conference in New Orleans.
The Maple Leaf Bar will mark the end of the current era of the Mayan calendar Friday (Dec. 21) with a block party featuring the Galactic Alignment Band and New Orleans FUNK Allstars.
After a smash-and-grab auto burglary at an Uptown home was caught on security video last week, police are reminding New Orleans residents not only keep their cars locked, but their valuables out of sight.
More than 200 students from the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission and the New Orleans Ballet Association Center for Dance will perform The Nutcracker Suite twice on Sunday afternoon (Dec. 16) at Tulane University.
A white Christmas is planned this weekend at the Prytania Theatre, with family movies on the big screen, hot chocolate and cookies and crafts activities for kids at an all-day holiday event Saturday (Dec. 15).