The Irish House will host the fifth annual “Side Splitting Sleigh Ride of Insanity” Friday (Dec. 5) with local comedians in an effort to collect for Toys for Tots.
A holiday toy drive hosted by Tulane staff members is entering its final week, but there is still time to send gifts for abused or neglected children and to enter a drawing for prizes that include original art and Saints tickets.
With food, art and music, Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will host its second annual winter market fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 8.
Andrew H. Wilson Charter School in Broadmoor will host its third annual High School Fair on Tuesday (Dec. 4), inviting seventh- and eighth-grade students from around the city to meet with representatives of several Orleans Parish high schools.
The Loyola Opera Theatre, backed by the largest orchestra ever used in a Loyola opera, will perform Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ Friday (Jan. 18) and Sunday (Jan. 20).
Snow will cover the Marquette Horseshoe lawn at Loyola University, along with a visit from Santa and other holiday festivities on Wednesday evening (Dec. 5).
Police hope that surveillance video from a nearby business will lead to arrests in the violent robbery of a college student earlier this week, investigators said Wednesday at their weekly internal leadership meeting.
A panel of prosecutors, federal officials, Loyola University professors and social-justice advocates will discuss the United States immigration detention system at Loyola University in an all-day symposium Friday (Nov. 30) called “Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System”.
PhotoNOLA, the seventh annual citywide festival of photography, kicks off Thursday (Nov. 29) with opening weekend events through Sunday. More than 40 exhibitions will run throughout December, including openings Saturday in several Uptown galleries.
Tulane University will host a free family concert of “Peter and the Wolf” next week.
Loyola University will premiere “El Nogalar,” a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” set in Mexico, Wednesday (Nov. 28) with five performances running through Dec. 2.
A single-night photo and film exhibit Friday evening will focus on a remote region of Indonesia where a team of health care workers treated over 1,000 people this summer.
Tipitina’s Foundation is presenting three Sunday Youth Music Workshops in December.
Promethean Theatre Company will bring its inaugural production, a performance of Christopher Durang’s “Titanic” and “The Actor’s Nightmare,” to the stage this weekend at Tulane University.
As they handed out hundreds of turkey plates, each with all the fixings, volunteers at the annual Bridge House / Grace House Thanksgiving dinner described Thursday morning as their chance to give back.
“I’ve done this for a few years,” said volunteer Dat Nguyen from the serving line. He added, “My family lives all over the country, so this is my time to help out.”
The Bouligny Improvement Association will host a neighborhood watch refresher course next week that will include a presentation from Project NOLA about home surveillance cameras.
Bridge House and Grace House will host a Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22, for New Orleans’ homeless population.