Marta Jewson

Dec 072012

The Jacques Thibaud String Trio (submitted photo)

Berlin’s Jacques Thibaud String Trio and flutist Eugenia Zukerman will perform works by Beethoven and Francaix, Mozart and Schubert at Tulane University in a Wednesday performance (Dec. 12) hosted by the New Orleans Friends of Music. Continue reading »

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Dec 042012

The Fleur de Lys Chamber Orchestra (submitted photo)

The Fleur de Lys Chamber Orchestra will hold its inaugural Christmas concert featuring works by Corelli, Bach and Holst and traditional carols on at 6 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 9) at the Norwegian Seaman’s Church at 1772 Prytania Street. Continue reading »

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Dec 042012

Holiday Lights on Neron Place. (photo by Marta Jewson for

With the holidays approaching, Lynda Bermuda has been knocking on doors in Central Carrollton, encouraging her neighbors to participate in a new festival that aims to light up the neighborhood this year. Continue reading »

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The Bridge House sign at Grace House, decked out for the holidays. ( file photo by Marta Jewson)

Bridge House / Grace House is seeking volunteers and supporters for its annual Christmas Dinner for people experiencing homelessness, as well as distribute clothing and toys for children. Continue reading »

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Nov 302012

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). Continue reading »

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Nov 282012

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”. Continue reading »

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Nov 282012

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. Continue reading »

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Nov 262012

Buddy Roemer

Melissa Harris-Perry

Tulane Hillel will host a debate between former Governor Buddy Roemer and Tulane Professor Melissa Harris-Perry, who also hosts her own MSNBC show, in a forum called “Is America Moving to The Left? Was This Election About Ideology at All?” on Tuesday evening (Nov. 27). Continue reading »

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