The Lady Rollers will take a long lap Saturday up Tchoupitoulas and around Louisiana Avenue, starting the second-line at Tipitina’s at noon and ending there four hours later. The One Mind Brass Band will provide music, and the the Partyline Steppers, the Camel Toe Steppers and the Pussyfooters will all be participating.
New Orleans School of GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio offers classes and demonstrations in glassblowing, scientific glass torch-working, stained glass, copper enameling, metal sculpture, printmaking, book-binding, and paper engineering. Students gain skilled, artistic knowledge and oral competency in all studios they choose to study.
Our Young Adult Program is a one-of-a-kind curriculum offering a hands-on experience in a variety of studios. Young artists, ages 10 to 17, learn a wide array of innovative techniques and skills, utilizing a combination of the various studio areas available. GlassWorks offers young adult workshops throughout the year.
The Winter Art Workshop is scheduled to take place during school break, Wednesday, December 28th, Thursday, December 29th & Friday, December 30th, 2011. This three-day workshop offers instruction in glassblowing, metal sculpture and reverse painting on glass. Each student designs and executes their own projects with the assistance of master faculty. Upon completion of the workshop, young adults are encouraged to continue studying in one or more studios, as well as attend future art workshops, specifically our young adult program during the summer.
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A 44-year-old man was arrested last weekend and charged with an armed robbery in the Riverbend area as what had been a relentless series of daily muggings in the area around South Claiborne Avenue appears to have subsided somewhat.
The creation of a school library and the possibility of a new environmental and nature curriculum represent two of the latest endeavors by Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orléans, as the new French-immersion charter school also begins recruiting new students for its second year.
A discarded gun was found earlier this month in the parking lot of the Popeye’s restaurant on St. Charles Avenue after reports of shots fired in the area, next door to a Wendy’s restaurant where a man was severely injured in a shooting Wednesday night, police said.
A man was critically injured late Wednesday after being shot while sitting in the parking lot of the Wendy’s restaurant on St. Charles Avenue, police said.
If the financiers behind the New Orleans Hyatt Hotel are optimistic enough to pour $250 million into the rebuilding of their facility on Loyola Avenue, they must surely be filled with confidence that this city is going to be great again.
Tonight Friday, December 15th Build Now will ring in the holiday season by hosting a gingerbread house making challenge at Tracey’s bar at 2604 Magazine Street in New Orleans. Build Now will supply the materials, you bring the creativity, and Tracey’s will provide the drink specials! Winners will receive prizes and bragging rights for the next year. Admission is free for Building Krewe members and $10 for non-members. You can RSVP by phone at (504) 324-3964 or by email at email@example.com.
Build Now enables displaced New Orleans residents to return to new, high-quality, elevated homes, site-built on their property.
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A patient suffering from schizophrenia who has a history of violent behavior went missing from a psychiatric hospital near Touro Infirmary Wednesday evening, and police are seeking the public’s help in finding him.
Two men were shot to death Wednesday night on a small stretch of Annunciation Street plagued with a persistent gun violence that has defied any efforts by police or residents to control it.
Because of scheduling difficulties during the holidays, the weekly internal meetings of the NOPD Second District leadership will be canceled for the remainder of December and the first week of January, officials said.
I live and work in the Freret corridor, and for many moons now promises of a new streetscape have been on the horizon. Most recently, the collective residents and business owners were informed by the city just weeks ago the start date would be some time in early November. Look at your calendar. It’s the middle of December, and not a bit of concrete has been disturbed.
A human-sized halo of bells. A fifteen-foot tall stairstep organ, whose pipes blow under the feet of men and women walking up and down. A bass-line driven by a stethoscope, held to the human heart. A house whose boards and windows and rafters serve as pure percussion, played by a musician whose sole purpose is to tap out a beat on every surface that it offers. A weathervane whose funnels play chords in major keys. Such are a few of the delights of the Dithyrambalina, otherwise known as the Music Box House, on Piety Street in the Bywater.
The closing night’s performance lasted just under an hour: too short. Too short by far.
A swath of central Uptown with some of the most active neighborhood groups in the city will be patrolled by a completely different set of police officers after the first of the year, when the New Orleans Police Department shifts part of the boundary line between the Sixth and Second districts from Louisiana Avenue to Napoleon Avenue.
An allegedly intoxicated off-duty detective with the NOPD First District crashed his personal vehicle into two cars parked on Pitt Street and a third on Milan Street before he was pulled over, arrested and suspended, authorities said Monday.