Sep 302015
 
(via Junior League of New Orleans)

(via Junior League of New Orleans)

 

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) will host their third annual Freret 5K & Half Mile Fun Run, promoting family fun and fitness in Uptown New Orleans this October. Race day festivities include a 5K run/walk, a half-mile fun run, musical entertainment from the Tulane Jazz Band, post-race refreshments, awards and raffles.

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Sep 292015
 

(via Tipitina’s Foundation)

 

Tipitina’s Foundation announces their Sunday youth music workshops for October. The workshops will take place this Sunday, Oct. 4, and next Sunday, Oct. 11. These youth music workshops are free and open to parents and students of all ages, but recommended for middle school and high school students. Continue reading »

Sep 252015
 
New Orleans Chess Fest

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The New Orleans Chess Fest is an all day free event open to the public at Rosa Keller Library to promote the playing and learning of chess. The event is seeking donations on Kickstarter to pay for special guest seven-time US Women’s Chess Champion Irina Kush and US blitz chess champ and Chess Fest favorite Robbie Rasmussen. Last year, more than 250 kids and adults attended. Continue reading »

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Sep 242015
 

Oak wine bar

An Evening of Cabaret is a fundraising event being held this Monday, Sept. 28 to benefit The Kristin Brooks Hopeline and its program VET2VET, a veteran crisis hotline that puts veterans in touch with trained veteran peer counselors to help them obtain mental health support and navigate the V.A. system.

The event will feature performances by actors such as Kerry Cahill, Leslie Castay, Mandi Zirkenback, John Biguenet, and more. There will also be hors d’oeuvres in addition to a silent auction and raffle drawing.  Continue reading »

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Sep 232015
 
Tipitina's 4th annual Rhythm & Blues 5k

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Tipitina’s Foundation will host its 4th annual Rhythm & Blues 5k run this Saturday, September 26. The event will feature five school marching bands performing for race participants and a post-run festival outside Tipitina’s. Proceeds from the run will benefit Tipitina’s Foundation. Continue reading »

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Sep 152015
 

Sixth Annual Salon de Jeanne d'Arc

The Sixth Annual Salon Jeanne d’Arc will feature two free workshops led by guest author and arts therapist Dr. Janet Lynn Roseman, along with Dr. Amanda Helm, an Assistant Professor of Sales and Marketing at Xavier University , and Lori Walsh-Van Wey, an editor and designer for the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. A slideshow of Alex Labry’s photography book Personal Reflections of Joan of Arc and a networking reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading »

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Sep 152015
 
The Wild Magnolias play at Bayou Boogaloo 2015 (Photo courtesy of Karen Lozinski)

The Wild Magnolias play at Bayou Boogaloo 2015 (Photo courtesy of Karen Lozinski)

The 6th Annual Black and Gold Kickoff Party event serves to raise money for the Bo Dollis, Sr. Memorial Fund and will feature the following performers and special guests: The Wild Magnolias, The 79rs Gang, The Creole Hunters, Mystikal, Kermit Ruffins, “Big Sam” Williams, Mia X, and The Pinettess Brass Band. The event, scheduled for this Saturday, September 19, will also feature a silent auction. Continue reading »

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Sep 102015
 
(via www.southernrep.com)

(via www.southernrep.com)

Southern Rep Theatre’s “Stage Kiss” is a romantic comedy by playwright Sarah Ruhl about how love can happen on and off stage. “Stage Kiss” will be performed from Sept. 16 to Oct. 10 at Ashé Power House and will offer a variety of ticket prices and special events. Continue reading »

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Sep 092015
 
Nola BlueDoo Run

(via Tulane Cancer Center)

 

Tulane’s Second Annual NOLA Bluedoo Party/Walk/Run is a 2-mile run that will be held this Saturday, September 12 at Tulane’s campus and will feature “The Young & the Restless” star and Tulane alumnus Christian LeBlanc. Participants are encouraged to costume in blue, the official color of prostate cancer awareness. Continue reading »

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Sep 022015
 
Welcome Table New Orleans

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Welcome Table New Orleans is a citywide initiative that focuses on race, reconciliation, and community. The initiative will hold an information session at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church this Wednesday, September 2, in preparation for the next round of city circles. Those who attend the session can learn more about the initative, meet current Welcome Table New Orleans participants, and find out how to sign up for a city circle. Continue reading »

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Aug 292015
 
Deb Cotton accepts Rising Tide's annual Ashley Morris award. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Deb Cotton accepts Rising Tide’s annual Ashley Morris award. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

Rising Tide X, the tenth annual new-media conference on New Orleans, took place at Xavier University this morning. See below for live coverage. Continue reading »

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Aug 282015
 

St. Katharine Drexel Prep

The St. Katharine Drexel Prep School is hosting a program to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this Saturday, August 29. The event will feature a gospel extravaganza following the commemoration.  Continue reading »

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