Jun 232017

Via the Power Coalition

A Power Coalition of community organizations will hold a listening session in Central City about issues facing the community. The Power Coalition session will take place on Saturday, June 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ashé Cultural Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Continue reading »

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Jun 172017

The Victorian coffeehouse on Nashville and Magazine Street predates the nearby chains by over twenty-five years. Café Luna is more than a neighborhood hangout; it’s become an Uptown fixture. Well known for its hip vibe, superior coffee, and Eastlake corner porch, it’s also a restaurant.

Strawberry Peach Muffins (Kristine Froeba)

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Jun 162017

Unity Church


The Rev. Myron Jones, O.M.C, an ordained minister who facilitates a weekly study group in Lake Charles, La., and lectures widely about the landmark tome, “A Course in Miracles,” will conduct an afternoon workshop, “The Three Steps to Awakening,” on Saturday, June 17.

The workshop will take place from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at Unity of New Orleans Spiritual Center, located at 3722 St. Charles Ave. The fee is $75. Continue reading »

May 312017
Unity of New Orleans Spiritual Center is offering an ongoing, weekly class to study the teachings of Yogananda, an Indian yogi and guru born in 1893 who introduced millions of Westerners to the practices of meditation and Kriya yoga.
The class, which is held 9:45-10:45 a.m. on Sundays, is free and open to all. Unity is located at 3722 St. Charles Ave.

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May 192017

Local rapper Mike Hazel sports a “Coolest Wans” shirt while riding his bike. (Courtesy of Elijah LeNoir)

“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. Continue reading »

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May 162017

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. Continue reading »

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May 122017

On the Saturday before Mother’s Day, come out to do your last-minute shopping or just enjoy the fabulous Magazine Street! Businesses along the street will be open until 9 p.m. and will offer music, bites, special sales, and of course lots of bubbly. Continue reading »

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May 112017

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! Continue reading »

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May 092017

New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra will present their last concert of the season, “The Dark Side”, featuring the 70-piece orchestra performing music from Star Wars and Fantasia, as well as two special guest soloists.

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May 052017

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. Continue reading »

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May 052017

(via Casa Borrega on Facebook)

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. Continue reading »

May 032017

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. Continue reading »

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May 012017

Onlookers watch as the St. Augustine Marching 100 assembles and begins to perform on Napoleon Avenue in 2013. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

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. Continue reading »

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