The South Broad Community Health clinic — the new healthcare facility opening next year at Washington and Broad — will host a “sneak peek” of their renovated building during a fundraiser Thursday evening.
It’s time again to sample open-faced sandwiches and other delicacies at the annual Scandinavian Festival and Christmas sale this weekend at the Norwegian church in the Garden District in New Orleans.
Poydras Home will hold its 19th annual art show this weekend, with a patron party Friday evening followed by an array of artwork in a historic setting Saturday and Sunday.
Alternative pop sensation The Ready Set will be performing at the Civic Theater Saturday, November 2, 2013, and Uptown Messenger is giving away pairs of tickets! Join the party at the Civic Theatre to benefit Ochsner Pediatric programs.
Graphic artist legend Emory Douglas — whose work is on display now at the McKenna Museum in New Orleans — is responsible for crafting the Black Panther Party’s iconic visual identity, capturing the era’s intensity through fiery artwork that rose above the rhetoric and subterfuge of the day to reach an embattled community in ways words were unable to articulate.
The latest installment of Tulane Hillel’s “The Big Issue” discussion series will focus on the murder rate in New Orleans on Tuesday evening.
Dress your dog up for a Halloween parade, participate in a pet blessing, and learn about the city’s new pet laws Saturday at Coliseum Square park’s “Dog Bowl,” presented by City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell.
After a successful first year in 2012, the Irish Film Festival will return this weekend to the Prytania Theatre, with a gala Friday night and films throughout Saturday and Sunday.
Residents will gather in neighborhoods around Uptown New Orleans on Tuesday evening for the annual “National Night Out Against Crime” with food, music, raffles, an outdoor movie screening — and an instruction in how to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”
The Prince of Wales/Lady Wales 85th annual second line will roll Sunday afternoon down Magazine Street, through Central City and into the Garden District, according to a post by Big Red Cotton for Gambit. The second line will start at 1 p.m. at its usual spot, the Rock Bottom Lounge at 3801 Tchoupitoulas, and end there at 5 p.m.
Freret Clay Center, a new nonprofit promoting ceramics art and education, will hold its grand opening at 2525 Jena Street with a group exhibition from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Six artists will participate in the exhibition. For more information, see the Freret Clay Center website.
Despite apparent challenges from man and nature, the monthly Freret market will take place Saturday afternoon as planned, organizers said.
Shoppers at Bloomin’ Deals thrift shop on Freret Street can take home everything they can fit in a 33-gallon trash bag on Saturday in the Junior League of New Orleans’ semiannual “Bag Day” clearance sale.
The Prytania Theatre will host a free screening at 8 p.m. tonight (Monday, Sept. 30) of “Gasland II,” a documentary about “the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil,” followed by a question-and-answer session with the director.
Tipitina’s will hold its second annual Rhythm and Blues 5K Run today (Saturday, Sept. 28) to benefit local school music programs, and the event will feature live music, $1 beer, a costume contest and possibly some running.