Aug 132018
 

Psychiatry – Massage – Counseling – Nutrition

Podesta Wellness is a multidisciplinary collaborative practice that aims to treat the mental and physical health goals of each individual client. As both a massage therapist and biochemist, Dr. Arwen Podesta merged her interests in mind-body wellness and biology by opening Podesta Psychiatry, LLC in 2012.

Now operating as Podesta Wellness, Dr. Podesta collaborates closely with a tremendous team of providers with experience and expertise in whole health.

The team includes experts in psychiatry, counseling, massage, and nutrition, leading to whole health results for patients experiencing anxiety, depression, addictions, eating disorders, grief, and other issues.

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Aug 082018
 

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This week is just chock full of information so we want to get you into the good stuff as soon as possible. This newsletter has SEVEN brand new film announcements so let’s get started, shall we?

BLACKkKLANSMAN is the latest Spike Lee Joint, a symbol of quality that defined 90’s cinema. His latest work brings back the energy of those early films with a message that is as timely as can be. Check it out starting this Friday.

EIGHTH GRADE, THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS, and SORRY TO BOTHER YOU all stay in the lineup for this week.

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Aug 072018
 

The Pitot House Life on the Bayou Heritage Fair will show what it might have been like to live in New Orleans’ earliest settlement on the banks of Bayou St. John 300 years ago, especially connections to Native Americans, with demonstrations, entertainment, storytelling, re-enactments, children’s activities and tours of the historic Pitot House, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday August 11.

Children of all ages, parents and adults are invited to experience this one-day special event featuring more than twenty local artisans and craftsmen at work using centuries-old techniques, including re-enactors in period costume.
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Jul 202018
 

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Before we begin with this week’s newsletter, we’d like to thank all of you for your understanding and patience over this past weekend. No movie theater wants to have a projector failure followed by a power outage, but any theater would want to have the support we received when it happened. If you got a rain check this weekend, please know that our rain checks have no expiration date as long as you hold onto the ticket stub. Now that we’ve said our peace, let’s talk about some movies!

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS is the rare documentary that comes with a spoiler warning. We suggest that you watch the trailer on our website and a few reviews, but do try to stay away from any independent research as you are going to want to be surprised by what this movie reveals. Catch it this week and tell your friends as little as possible. Continue reading »

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Jul 172018
 

Psychiatry – Massage – Counseling – Nutrition

Podesta Wellness is a multidisciplinary collaborative practice that aims to treat the mental and physical health goals of each individual client. As both a massage therapist and biochemist, Dr. Arwen Podesta merged her interests in mind-body wellness and biology by opening Podesta Psychiatry, LLC in 2012.

Now operating as Podesta Wellness, Dr. Podesta collaborates closely with a tremendous team of providers with experience and expertise in whole health.

The team includes experts in psychiatry, counseling, massage, and nutrition, leading to whole health results for patients experiencing anxiety, depression, addictions, eating disorders, grief, and other issues.

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Jul 122018
 

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You are feeling it right now. The sudden urge to take a break from the heat and relax. This weekend, we invite you to take that break with us and catch one (or both) of our two new releases. Each one promises to be completely divorced from the reality around you.

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is the directorial debut from Boots Riley, the rapper-turned-filmmaker who’s style is getting compared favorably to filmmakers like Spike Lee and Spike Jonze. We could tell you more about the movie but the fact of the matter is this movie deserves to be seen in full, on the big screen, with as little introduction as possible. It’s good, it’s unique, it’s here this Thursday night. See it. Continue reading »

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Jun 272018
 

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The Shard Shop is a friendly, make-your-own glass art boutique offering daily classes, birthday parties, and private events. We are pleased to offer a truly unique New Orleans experience that visitors won’t be able to find anywhere else.

To celebrate our one-year anniversary today (YAY US!), we’re offering $100 gift cards for only $50. No special code needed, but the deal will be active only for today. Just visit this link or come by the shop at 3138 Magazine Street where we’ll have treats and giveaways all day! Continue reading »

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Jun 212018
 

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It was an incredible weekend this past week (pun intended) as Incredibles 2 proved that maybe 14 years was just the right time for a sequel. With that big movie entering its second weekend, we are doubling down with two new movies that have been highly requested.

JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM is the fifth entry in the Jurassic Park/World franchise and by now you know the formula: man messes with nature and nature messes with man much harder. The reason why we’re excited for this one is simple, that formula works really really well. Most of the gang from Jurassic World returns, and one Dr. Ian Malcolm comes back to the franchise that made him the most memeable man in the world. We’ve got two sneak previews of this film coming this Thursday and tickets are still available. Continue reading »

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Jun 142018
 

The beloved characters from children’s author Mo Willems sing and dance their way through an hour-long vaudevillian romp suitable for the smallest theatre-goers and priced for families.

An elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie are best, best, “bestus” (a word Gerald and Piggie made up that means “very best”) friends, but Gerald worries that something could go wrong that would end their friendship. Piggie is not worried at all. She’s even happier and more excited than usual. That’s because she and Gerald are invited to a party hosted by the Squirrelles, three singing squirrels who love to have a good time.

And so begins a day when anything is possible. Pachydermal peril and swiney suspense ensue! Filled with beloved characters and lively songs, it’s a perfect way to introduce young people to theatre. Continue reading »

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Jun 072018
 

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Do you know what we do on slow Tuesday afternoons at The Broad? We like to tell scary stories around the daiquiri machine (did you know we have a new daiquiri machine?). This week’s new film is scarier than any story the bartenders have whipped up and that’s saying quite a lot.

HEREDITARY is getting lots of comparisons to The Exorcist, and that’s high praise for fans of scary movies. Toni Colette stars in this thriller about family secrets that were best left secret. Continue reading »

May 252018
 

Dominique McClellan (MLK) & Jason Kirkpatrick (LBJ) in Tony award-winning play ALL THE WAY presented by Southern Rep Theatre

The regional premiere of Tony Award-winning play ALL THE WAY by Robert Schenkkan is running now until June 3 at Loyola University Theatre with special events every day this weekend.

Presented by Southern Rep Theatre, the political drama follows Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and a huge cast of historical figures through the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Johnson’s re-election campaign.

ALL THE WAY received national acclaim in its 2014 run on Broadway, where it won the Tony Award for Best Play. Star Bryan Cranston—also a Tony Award winner—then reprised his role as LBJ in a 2016 HBO film adapted by playwright Robert Schenkkan.

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May 102018
 

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This week is devoted to a certain segment of our audience base that we love dearly. This week is for the ladies. We’ve got two new movies this weekend about women who refuse to lay down and accept the status quo. Whether it’s a mom trying to save her family or a judge trying to save the Constitution, you will find some great inspiration in our picks this week.

RBG is about the Supreme Court justice who is notorious for all the right reasons. We may all be aware of the power she wields with great responsibility on the court, but this movie tells us how she got there with great respect and honesty. Continue reading »

May 012018
 

If every community member bought just one cup of coffee at Stella’s each month, that $1.50 per person would be enough to sustain the Community Commitment Education Center.

The CCEC is founded on the premise of one neighbor helping another. Our primary goal is to connect the people of our community with the available resources: Community Advocacy, Communication/Literacy Skills, Social Skills Training, Emergency Financial Assistance.

We’ll be keeping busy with a health fair this month and summer camp starting in June, so here are some ways people like you can get involved and support: Continue reading »

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