The Loyola orchestra, chorale, chamber singers and brass ensemble will perform a free Christmas concert at 3 p.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 8) at Holy Name of Jesus Chuch, complete with a Christmas carol sing-along.
The new riverfront coastal-science lab planned by Tulane University will not displace Mardi Gras World from its current location, officials from both entities announced Tuesday.
Israeli and New Orleans experts are convening this week to discuss topics relating to disaster preparation and response, culminating in lectures open to the public Tuesday evening at Ochsner Medical Center and Wednesday evening at Tulane University.
The Loyola Symphony Orchestra will perform selections from the work of Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. today (Saturday, Nov. 23) at the university.
Comedian Bill Cosby and music groups En Vogue and The Commodores will all perform Friday evening at the Xavier University Convocation Center in support of the university’s scholarship fund.
The one-day “After Katrina: Transnational Perspectives on the Futures of the Gulf South” conference Friday at the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South at Tulane University will feature keynote presentations by Richard Campanella and Kalamu ya Salaam, as well as a range of other local cultural figures, neighborhood leaders, activists and academics.
A documentary about the effect of gun violence on New Orleans children will be screened in a free showing tonight (Monday, Nov. 11) at Tulane University, followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and other experts.
A recital at 2:30 p.m. today (Sunday, Nov. 10) in honor of the late faculty member Phil Frohnmeyer will continue the Montage and Performing Arts Series at Loyola University.
If you missed the premiere weekend of Loyola University’s production of Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice,” you have a few remaining chances to catch it through Saturday.
Loyola University has staked out a clear position on its St. Charles properties: “We are not tearing down any mansions.”
However, many local residents are less than sanguine regarding Loyola’s intentions. Loyola presently owns the Fabacher Mansion in the 7300 block of St. Charles Avenue. The proposed comprehensive zoning ordinance will change the zoning on this iconic property from RM-4 (moderate residential density) to EC (Educational Campus).
The latest installment of Tulane Hillel’s “The Big Issue” discussion series will focus on the murder rate in New Orleans on Tuesday evening.
Even Tulane alum Allan Katz thinks that Mike Perlstein of WWL and Gordon Russell of the Advocate certainly did a bang up job on their first-rate investigation regarding Tulane’s century-old scholarship program. Like many old habits in New Orleans, there is an aversion to change. But change is definitely necessary for this program.
Oh what a tangled web we weave…
This past week, a video was released of an encounter between former U.S. Attorney Jim Letten and provocateur James O’Keefe from this past July. The encounter took place on the sidewalk in front of Tulane Law School (my alma mater) where Letten is now an assistant dean.
“You went to my home, you terrorized my wife, you’re violating federal law, you’re violating state law, you’re trespassing, you’re a nasty cowardly little spud,” Letten shouted. He also called O’Keefe a “hobbit” for some reason.
As universities begin class again and campuses come to life, the Second District police commander is urging students to exercise caution in light recent robberies of two armed robberes on Wednesday on State and General Pershing Streets, and two carjackings this weekend on Spruce and Jeanette.
As Tulane senior Devon Walker finishes his degree in cell and molecular biology this year, Dat Dog held a fundraiser on the first day of classes to help with the ongoing medical expenses from his spinal-cord injury during a football game last year, according to a report by Paul Murphy and our partners at WWL-TV.