“The Coolest Wans: Spun by Chuck Inglish”, a hip hop show full of local performers, will feature rapper Chuck Inglish DJ’ing at the Howlin’ Wolf.
YAYA Arts Center will host Brass ‘N Glass, a free event that will showcase student work and feature live music by the Panorama Brass Band and art for sale.
A group of citizen activists wijl lead a walking tour of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard on Saturday morning, relating stories about the history and culture of the corridor in the spirit of urban activist Jane Jacobs, who is also the subject of a documentary with a free opening-night screening this week.
The Broadmoor Improvement Association’s annual
fundraiser Metamorphosis is back this weekend!
On Saturday, May 13th at the Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center, enjoy a silent auction, live music, an interactive art project, food and drinks for this year’s celebration!
Crescent City Comics will be giving away special issues of Guardians of the Galaxy, Dr. Who, the Legend of Zelda, Archie Comics, and many more at its Calhoun Street location on Saturday as part of the national Free Comic Books Day promotion, and Mid-City Pizza’s new Uptown expansion will be joining the party with discounted slices.
Casa Borrega restaurant will start its annual Cinco de Mayo block party on O.C. Haley at 4 p.m. today with Latin-influenced electronic music, followed by Fredy Omar later in the evening. The restaurant’s owners also took the opportunity to remind party-goers of the celebration’s roots in Mexican history.
For its monthly Wellness Forum, Unity of New Orleans Spiritual Center will present Clinical Thermographer Carolyn Olson to talk about Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging (DITI).
The free one-hour presentation, which is open to the public, begins at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 7. Unity is located at 3722 St. Charles Ave.
Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging is a painless, non-invasive diagnosis technique that can spot a number of bodily diseases and injuries by detecting the source of inflammation.
Tipitina’s will hold their annual “Instruments A Comin'” fundraiser and outdoor festival tonight (Monday, May 1) with an outdoor battle of the marching bands and an indoor benefit concert to help provide musical instruments to New Orleans public schools.
Why is Frank Luntz so darkly pessimistic about the future of American democracy?
“I’m afraid that this is the election cycle that kills our democracy,” the nationally known pollster and commentator said at Loyola University on Thursday night.
Luntz is so pessimistic because he is paid to listen to people, and what he hears is an America that has become completely unable to listen to one another.
Frank Luntz, a nationally-known pollster and political commentator, will speak about the 2016 Presidential election Thursday night at the Loyola University Institute of Politics for the annual Ed Renwick lecture.
Holocaust survivor Martin Weiss will share his story at the Yom HaShoah community-wide Holocaust Memorial Program on Sunday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the New Orleans Jewish Community Center, 5342 St. Charles Avenue. The annual memorial program remembers and honors local survivors while educating the public about the horrors of the Nazi regime and teaching the importance of tolerance.
Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of several organizations, will present “Concert for the Coast” to help raise awareness about Louisiana’s coastal land loss crisis and the critical projects available to restore the coast.
The Gulf Coast Center for Law and Policy, in partnership with the New Orleans Health Department, will host community conversations on climate change, where public health advocates and educators will talk about the negative impacts of climate change in the community and discuss solutions and prevention techniques.