Loyola University will premiere “El Nogalar,” a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” set in Mexico, Wednesday (Nov. 28) with five performances running through Dec. 2.
The state Department of Health and Hospitals, which has been trying to close the John J. Hainkel Jr. Home and Rehabilitation Center on Henry Clay Avenue, said it will appeal the decision to federal court, according to a report by WDSU.
The slaying of 5-year-old Briana Allen at a May 29 birthday party on Simon Bolivar Avenue may have been related to the activities of a gang known as the “One-Tenners … made up of three neighborhood groups from the same area: the St. Mary Mafia, the St. Thomas Young’ns and Skull Squad Mafia,” reports John Simerman of The Times-Picayune, following a hearing on perjury charges against a teen accused of conspiring with gang members to conceal their role in Allen’s death.
Part of the reason Brittany Brees chose the house she and Saints quarterback Drew Brees moved into and renovated in 2006 was because she “loved being by St. Charles and having the streetcar go up and down,” she tells CBS in a feature on their home.
The Chevron station at Carrollton and Willow was robbed at gunpoint on Thanksgiving evening during a holiday weekend that also saw another robbery in Gert Town, a shooting in west Carrollton and stabbings in Gert Town and the Lower Garden District, according to police reports.
The New Orleans Police Department recently announced that it will be dropping the use of pepper spray and using Taser devices exclusively. This reform came pursuant to the consent decree the city has entered into with the U.S. Justice Department, ostensibly over concerns of overuse of pepper spray and its greater potential for physical harm.
Sometimes, however, even good reforms can be a mixed bag.
The fire that destroyed almost the entire 3300 block of First Street in the Hoffman Triangle area of Central City is believed to have started in an abandoned building, according to a report by Monica Hernandez of our partners at WWL-TV.
A single-night photo and film exhibit Friday evening will focus on a remote region of Indonesia where a team of health care workers treated over 1,000 people this summer.
Five families were left without homes Saturday afternoon after fire consumed a block of First Street in the Hoffman Triangle area of Central City, destroying five homes and damaging five others, according to reporting from our partners at WWL-TV:
Tipitina’s Foundation is presenting three Sunday Youth Music Workshops in December.
Promethean Theatre Company will bring its inaugural production, a performance of Christopher Durang’s “Titanic” and “The Actor’s Nightmare,” to the stage this weekend at Tulane University.