Recovery School District officials will hold an informational session for parents about the LEAP test Thursday evening at an Uptown charter school, the district announced.
Fresh off a successful recent “Edible Evening” fundraiser for the schoolyard garden, Samuel Green Charter School will be hosting a plant sale Saturday to benefit gardens at all five sister campuses around the city.
The shadow is cast by sunlight on a chandelier, but the Ursulines sisters say it has never before been noticed, and the archibishop says it illustrates the ways that simple things can bring hope, according to reporting by Karen Swensen of our partners at WWL-TV.
The NOPD Second District will revive its monthly marches against crime Wednesday evening in Hollygrove, and police and community members have chosen to start the parade at the bar state agents suspended after a raid in early February.
The founding principal of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans will leave the school at year’s end, board members said Monday night in an announcement that raised questions from several audience members.
A driver at a South Claiborne Avenue intersection near Jefferson Parish had his car stolen from him at gunpoint early Monday morning, police said.
City Councilwoman Stacy Head will give hens and hams to residents at two facilities for senior citizens Tuesday in celebration of the Easter Holiday, her office said.
A wave of rampant break-ins around the Carrollton area that began around Mardi Gras has finally come to an apparent end after dozens of burglary arrests, Uptown-based police detectives said.
“I knew we’d break this eventually, but it took a little longer than I thought it would,” said Commander Paul Noel at the most recent weekly meeting of the NOPD Second District leadership.
A teenager had his Spider-Man backpack stolen from him at a gunpoint in a Sunday evening robbery in the Fontainebleau area, police said.
Let me tell you, having your finger slammed in a locker — snapping your fingernail clean off — is not something you quickly forget. I was in seventh grade and somewhat socially awkward, so I was picked on a bit. It would be difficult to identify a single reason why I was targeted, but suffice to say that the bullying was incessant.
New Orleans School of GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio offers a summer workshop for young adults, which covers glassblowing, metal sculpture, scientific glass torch-working, stained glass, copper enameling, paper engineering, printmaking and book-binding. Students gain artistic, technical knowledge and oral competency in all studios they choose to study.
Our Young Adult Program consists of a truly unique, one-of-a-kind curriculum that offers a hands-on experience in a variety of working studios. Young artists, ages 9 to 17, learn a wide array of innovative techniques and skills, utilizing a combination of the various working artist studios.
Our Summer Art Workshop begins June 4th – June 22nd, with a 3-week session. This session includes full instruction in glassblowing as well as metal sculpture, stained glass, illuminated sculpture, glass torchworking & printmaking. Each student designs and executes projects that generally take 3 weeks to complete. With the close guidance of master faculty, multimedia projects are encouraged.
AFTER THE THREE WEEK SESSION, weekly sessions start on Monday, June 25th and continue through Friday, August 17th. STUDENTS CAN SIGN UP FOR ONE OR MORE WEEKS. They do not have to be consecutive. Studios included in the weekly sessions are: metal sculpture, glass torchworking, stained glass, illuminated sculpture, copper enameling and printmaking. Technically and artistic skills will advance with each week of attendance.
Upon completion of the workshop, young adults are encouraged to continue studying in one or more studios, as well as to attend future art workshops, such as our young adult program during winter break or on Saturdays as their school schedule permits.
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A man walking home from a bar in Gert Town on Friday evening was injured by gunfire, police said.
“I forgot my glasses.” When’s the last time you heard a friend or family member say this? When they were asked to fill out a form, or look at a bus timetable, or find a number in the phone book? Next time you hear these four magic words, listen closely: nine times out of ten, they mean far more than meets the eye.
Here’s the thing: you’re reading this column right now, but in all likelihood, you know someone who can’t. You just may not realize it. Illiteracy among adults is rampant in our society, and particularly so in New Orleans, but thankfully, we can do something about it. Each of us.
Tulane anthropologist Dr. John Verano and Egyptologist Dr. Melinda Nelson-Hurst of the University of Pennsylvania will discuss “The Tulane Mummies” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 4) at 103 Dinwiddie Hall at Tulane University.
The auditions for “First Child”, a play with a range of adult roles, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at La Nuit Theatre on Freret.