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Dec 082015
 

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On Thursday, December 10th, LCI Workers’ Comp and its Membership Arm, LCIA—along with the Urban Conservancy, Dana Brown & Associates, and the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative —will host “Stormwater Management: A Guide for Contractors” at the BioInnovation Center on Canal Street from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The six-hour class will introduce the concept of stormwater management, as well as its importance to Southeast Louisiana.

 

Presenters—who include a landscape architect, a city planner, and a representative from the New Orleans Sewage and Water Board—will also discuss green building materials, city regulations, and the business opportunities surrounding green construction.
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Dec 072015
 
(via New Orleans Ballet Association)

(via New Orleans Ballet Association)

The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) will host two youth holiday performances in Uptown this week. The events will feature students ages 6 to 18 performing dances learned throughout the semester, as well as excerpts from The Nutcracker Suite danced by pre-professional students of the nationally award-winning NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance.

Additionally, NOBA invites students ages 6 to 18 to register for free after-school dance classes for the spring semester.  Continue reading »

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(courtesy of Bounce Fitness)

Bounce + Belly Dance Fitness will hold a pop-up class on Freret Street this Saturday, Dec. 5. This one-hour pop-up dance/fitness collaboration merges the support for unique neighborhood business ventures in dance wellness/adult performance and creative real-estate buying. Continue reading »

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Nov 302015
 
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NOLA Brewery logoNOLA Brewing and The Roots of Music will host a happy hour on Tuesday, Dec. 1 for #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. The happy hour is free and will feature live performances by The Roots of Music
Marching Crusaders and Rebirth Brass Band.

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Nov 292015
 

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Can’t make it home before the delivery guy drops off your package? Don’t worry! You can have your items delivered to Parcels and Post, where it will be safe and sound. Call 504-891-8402 for details.

We offer a full range of postal options including super cool stamps, International Mail, Priority Mail and Priority Express. Continue reading »

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Nov 272015
 

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A history of fine dining and restaurants

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Racontours offers story-driven tours of New Orleans so that you truly explore the culture and history of the city. On the evening of Thursday, December 3, join us for a lavish six-course dinner at Commander’s Palace as we tell a story of the development of fine dining traditions and the history of restaurants as we recognize them today. Continue reading »

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Nov 242015
 
The  Holiday food and donation drive  is open to K-12 schools in New Orleans.

The Holiday food and donation drive is open to K-12 schools in New Orleans.

Carnival Cruise Line and the New Orleans Saints challenge area schools with Holiday Food & Fund Drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.

Project Will Culminate in Construction of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship Made of Canned Goods at the Saints vs. Lions Game on December 21

Carnival Cruise Line – the official cruise line of the New Orleans Saints – is partnering with the NFL franchise and Second Harvest Food Bank in New Orleans to fight hunger this holiday season through a contest for area schools that provides a fun array of prizes to encourage the collection of canned goods and donations. Continue reading »

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Nov 202015
 

The Quad 091

A history of fine dining and restaurants

Racontours offers story-driven tours of New Orleans so that you truly explore the culture and history of the city. On the evening of Thursday, December 3, join us for a lavish six-course dinner at Commander’s Palace as we tell a story of the development of fine dining traditions and the history of restaurants as we recognize them today. Continue reading »

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Nov 192015
 

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Fresh cut, Frasier fir Christmas trees (2 to 12 feet), wreaths and fresh garland arrive this week at First UU Church, located at 5212 Claiborne Ave. (at Jefferson). Get yours from our annual tree fundraiser, starting the Friday after Thanksgiving – doors open at 9am!

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Nov 182015
 

Get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping!

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Avenue Marketplace is a full day of shopping, festivities, food and music. Shop from an eclectic mix of handmade art, jewelry and glass, to home décor, furnishings, women and children’s apparel, and much more on the historic St. Charles Avenue. Continue reading »

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Nov 172015
 

Energy Wise demonstrates light bulb efficiency with bike generator. (via Alliance Française)

 

In light of the upcoming COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, Alliance Française and the World Trade Center of New Orleans will host an energy efficiency workshop and climate change documentary. This free event takes place this Wednesday, Nov. 18, and will include wine and cheese. Continue reading »

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Nov 162015
 

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) will host Dr. Jee-Yeoun Ko’s Coats for Kids Concert, an annual benefit concert featuring jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and more. Though the event is free and open to the public, attendees are encouraged to donate new or gently used winter coats. Continue reading »

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Nov 162015
 

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Alliance Française offers French classes for every skill level. Whether you’re new to the language or need better practice, we’re happy to have you.

Learn about our speed-dating style Speak Easy on Dec. 8, our phonetics workshop Dec. 12, and our mini session classes, which explore topics such as News in France with TV5 Monde. Continue reading »

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Nov 132015
 
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(via Bryan Brown)

 

 

The Axiom Artist Collective will host “Delivering Culture”, an art show featuring the Jazz Stork Series by artist Bryan Brown, this Saturday, Nov. 14. The series represents the birth of the culture and traditions of New Orleans. The event is free and open to the public.

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Nov 132015
 

St. Katharine Drexel Prep will host Prep Fest on Magazine this Saturday as part of their 100-year celebration. The fest will feature dance performances, musical performances, local cuisine and art, and games for children. Continue reading »

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Nov 112015
 
American-born Israeli author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi courtesy of New Orleans Jewish Community Center)

Author/Journalist Yossi Klein Halevi (Courtesy of New Orleans Jewish Community Center)

 

 

American-born Israeli author and journalist Yossi Klein Halevi will speak at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) Uptown tonight as part of the Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Month. He will discuss his book, “Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation”, and its themes. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading »

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Nov 112015
 

The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) will host its annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon this Thursday, Nov. 12. Honorees include David Fennelly for Outstanding Philanthropy and Fred H. Meyers for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser.

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Nov 112015
 

11947990_10153092667530233_7269681781419200435_oNow open for dinner every Wednesday thru Friday– BYOB!

Freret Street Poboys offers quality southern food and New Orleans classics right in the neighborhood. If you want the comfort of a home-cooked meal without the hassle of cooking it yourself, we’ve got you covered. We provide meal packs for families of four and dinner for all until 7 p.m. every Wednesday to Friday. Continue reading »

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Nov 092015
 
Admission Open House is this Wednesday, November 11, at 9 a.m.

TRANSITIONS
The period from infancy to high school is a crucial time of transition for every young person. It is a time when they come to own their personal values, to define their lives’ priorities, and to develop habits of hard work, resiliency, and integrity. It is, quite simply, when character is forged.

At Trinity Episcopal School, we take very seriously our role as mentors to children on the journey of growing up.

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