Everyday. Mon-Sun 7pm- 10pm
Veterans housing Outreach provides safe drug free shared housing to veterans, homeless, seniors, disabled and PTSD (Post Tramatic Stress Disease).
The housing is located in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Charles Parishes. Veterans Housing is seeking sponsors for an Adopt A Disabled Homeless Veteran Program which includes a veteran's living expenses of $1000 per month (rent, deposit, lights, gas water, furnishing, bedding, personal items, washer and dryer, medical items and transportation and food, paper plates, cups, napkins etc.)
Every Monday from 7-8PM
The New Orleans Kinderchor, the New Orleans German-American Children's Chorus, is a music program celebrating German culture in the vibrant city of New Orleans, with a home at the Deutsches Haus. We meet every Monday evening from 7-8PM and offer a chance to learn traditional seasonal and holiday German children's songs, including translation, meaning, history, pronunciation and singing along with friends. Each season offers a new selection of music, with seasonal blocks from November-January, February-April, May-July and August-October, including seasonal performances. Membership is open and there is no fee to join and no need to have previous experience in singing or German - just bring your curiosity and spirit and contribute your unique voice to our chorus :)
This is an ongoing and flexible opportunity.
New Year’s resolutions typically focus on self-improvement. This year, why not resolve to do something even more lasting: improve the life of a child who’s been abused or neglected?
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Jefferson is a non-profit organization seeking volunteers. As a CASA, volunteers receive in-depth training to advocate in court and in the community for the needs and rights of children in foster care.
Currently in Jefferson Parish, there are 37 children waiting for an Advocate to step up and be their voice in court; these children are counting on you. CASA Jefferson is offering an in-person Advocate training for individuals who want to make a difference in a child's life.
Trainees will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays January 5 through February 2 from 6:30-9pm and Saturday January 31 from 9am-4:30pm. To register or for more information contact CASA Jefferson at 504-533-8757 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This class meets every Sunday from 5-6:15 pm
Black and Brown Bodies in Motion (BBM), is a collaboration with the Ohm Well’s Valerie McMillan and Wildseeds: The New Orleans Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective. It features curvy-body friendly yoga and meditation. This weekly class centralizes the complex identities of Black and Brown individuals and is open to self-identified persons of color only. BBM is a direct response to the marginalization and or invisibility of yogis of color in traditional yoga studios and classes. The first of its kind, the pilot BBM class will be held at Dancing Grounds, with the goal to create more BBM classes around the city.
Investment: $8 drop-in
Every Thursday, at 8 p.m. Except major holidays.
Location varies each week.
New Orleans, LA 2015
United Projects presents VENTILATION: an on-going public forum of inquiry into creative practices. VENTILATION is a discussion based platform in which individuals are able to explore and exchange creative ideas.
These conversations will be utilized to discuss topics of interest or concern, ideas-in-process and critique ongoing work. Topics will be generated from the group or from those deemed facilitators.
VENTILATION is a think-tank, where ideas are displaced from their internal shroud to a collective conscious, where they can be morphed and cultivated. Discussions convene weekly, hosted by a revolving door of organizations and spaces involved in visual art and other forms of creation.
Thursday, December 3rd @ 8 p.m. Hosted by:
FOUNDATION GALLERY ( 1109 Royal st. )
Meetings are free, all ages and open to the public. Wine and snacks will be provided.
or by appointment
Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO) is pleased to announce Honoring Willie White a solo exhibition featuring artwork by local gem and self-taught local artist, William “Willie” White at CANO’s Creative Space at the Myrtle Banks Building. This exhibition is believed to be the largest survey of White’s work presented, featuring 44 of his works from the 1980s. The exhibit opened on April 16th and will be on viewing from until June 26, 2016.
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Monday - Friday
Tujague’s, New Orleans’ second oldest dining institution, is celebrating its 160th anniversary. In honor of this significant milestone, the French Quarter restaurant will host a series of events and promotions throughout the year, designed to thank the community and patrons who have made the restaurant a culinary landmark in the Crescent City.
Kicking things off May 1st, Tujague’s will offer an $18.56 three-course prix fixe lunch, a tip of the hat to the year its doors first opened. Available Monday – Friday, diners can choose from a selection of starters including a bowl of hearty seafood gumbo and an oyster wedge – fried oysters, bleu cheese, red onion, cherry tomatoes, bacon, and herbs with a sweet onion-buttermilk dressing. Also launching in May will be a special Tujague’s exhibit at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) which will feature artifacts and memorabilia from the 160 year history.
10am-11am on May 8, 15, 22 & 29. Register for 1 or more dates.
Musicollaborative's FamJams are designed for young music lovers and a primary caretaker to explore singing, moving, playing and creating together in a small group setting. All sessions integrate hand percussion and time is allowed for exploration and Q&A. Selected repertoire emphasizes positive vibrations drawn from the Crescent City soundscape, the African diaspora and other global soundstreams. We strive to make these offerings as engaging for the wee ones as for the grown folks. Come prepared to participate actively with your child, laugh, learn and meet other parents finding new ways to bring music making into family life. You are also invited to visit www.MusicLabNOLA.org for more details. You can also visit facebook.com/musicollaborative to view photos from recent sessions. Please contact us at email@example.com or call 504-942-7606 if you have any questions.
May 19 - 11am - 1pm
May 27 - 11am - 1pm
June 1st 11am - 1pm
June 7th 11am - 1pm
Free business advice from local business-to-business (B2B) experts! This May & June, StayLocal will host office hours where industry professionals offer individual 20 minute consultations to independent business owners. RSVP to create a schedule.
Friday, May 20th-Friday, June 26th
Songs of Home Songs of Change is a cartographic audio installation piece collaboratively created by sculptor, Jebney Lewis, composer and electronic music artist, Rick Snow, writer, Christopher Staudinger, and a host of New Orleans high school students from Big Class, Si Academy, The Net Charter High School, Bard Early College of New Orleans, and Lusher Charter School.
This installation features a map of the wards of New Orleans, rendered in steel plates and sonified by electric transducers. The plates play fundamental resonant tones and an array of field recordings. These recordings, and the writings that accompany them, have been gathered and written by over 40 area high¬-school students in response to the prompt: “What does home sound like, and what are the sounds of its changing?”
The show will be in conjunction with CANO'S exhibit Honoring Willie White
Anniversary brunch on Saturday, June 4, 2016
Since opening in June 2015 Compère Lapin, Chef Nina Compton’s beloved New Orleans restaurant in the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery, has received critical. In celebration of its first year in business, Compère Lapin will host a special Anniversary prix fixe dinner on Wednesday, June 1st and a festive Anniversary brunch on Saturday, June 4, 2016.
On Wednesday, June 1st, Compton will offer a special four course prix fixe dinner, available from 5:30PM – 7:30PM only. Priced at $65 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the menu will feature Compère Lapin favorites. Optional wine pairing will be available for only $30.
Guests can also enjoy a special a la carte brunch on Saturday, June 4th. Available from 10:30AM – 2:30PM, diners can feast on dishes such as coconut French toast and housemade beignets. For imbibers, savvy bar manager Abigail Gullo will whip up a boozy anniversary punch.
Opening Reception June 3rd 6 to 9pm
June 4 through June 26 10am to 6pm, closed Tuesdays
BOOKS/CATALYSTS: A book arts survey curated by Jon Coffelt
Pinky Bass, Doug Boulas, Dana Jo Cooley, Wayne McNeil, Buzz Spector, and Travis Childers
Including a selection from the Private Book Arts Collection
Ed Ruscha, Yoko Ono, Marcel Broodthaers, Joan Lyons, Mare Blocker, Charles Ray, Donald Baechler, Dieter Roth, Davi Det Hompson, David Sandlin, Denise Carbone, Susan E King, Mary Ann Sampson, Lew Thomas, Miranda Maher, and more
Opening Reception: June 3, 2016 6 – 9pm
Exhibition Dates: June 3 – 26, 2016
Gallery Location: 1109 Royal Street, New Orleans LA 70116
25% of proceeds to benefit Literacy Alliance of Greater New Orleans
The opening will include a curatorial talk and walk through at 7pm with Jon Coffelt and a presentation from @Petrice Sams-Abiodun about the Literacy Alliance.
8 week session. 8 Fridays in June and July (excupet July 1). Pre-registration by June 3rd is required.
WeeJam Playgroup empowers children who are between the ages of 30 months and 5 years old to sing, move, play and create together in a small group mixed-age setting independent from their caregivers and under the guidance of an experienced music educator. This drop off class is ideal for 2.5-3 year olds who have outgrown the FamJam but are not quite ready for the Music Foundations Playgroup or for 4-5 year olds who enjoy play-based learning. While prior experience in Musicollaborative's FamJams or other courses is helpful, it is not required. All sessions integrate vocal music, hand percussion and movement. In addition to group music making, time is allowed for instrumental exploration on the keyboard, drum set and miscellaneous percussion. The only prerequisite requirement for this course is restroom independence.
11am and 2pm
Experience the fundamentals of a traditional afternoon tea service along with a brief glimpse into the history of tea. Etiquette tea is a delightful and delicious, hands-on how-to of everything tea that is enjoyable for any age or experience level.
8 week session. 8 Saturdays in June and July. No class July 2. Pre-registration by June 4 is required.
Music FUNdamentals is designed for 6- to 9-year olds to enjoy weekly opportunities to sing, move, play and create together in a small, mixed-age group setting. All sessions integrate vocal music, hand percussion and mallet percussion, movement and basic music literacy. In addition to group music making facilitated by a certified music educator, time is allowed for instrumental exploration and music theory game play. Diverse repertoire will be selected from world music as well as the Crescent City soundtrack.
8 week session. 8 Wednesdays in June and July. Pre-registration by June 8th is required.
Roots&Wings is designed for Musicians ages 10+ to enjoy weekly vocal and instrumental ensemble music making in a fun, challenging mixed-age setting. Included are vocal music, hand percussion, mallet percussion, and basic music theory, and we have a piano, bass and guitar available on site. Horn or string players who have studied for a year or more are welcome to bring their instruments as well. The weekly rehearsals will build technical facility and augment musicianship while emphasizing creativity, improvisation and collaboration. Repertoire draws from blues, jazz, world music and pop favorites as well as original student compositions.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 9:00p.m.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Welcome to the second annual Snake Oil Festival! Snake Oil is the premier event in the South dedicated to preserving the art forms of the the traveling medicine shows of the 19th and 20th Centuries! SOF takes you on a journey back in time to an era when traveling carnivals crisscrossed the United States bringing joy to the masses by exposing them to circus arts, sideshows, freak shows, burlesque, comedy, vaudeville and music.
Saturday and Sunday from 12:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Snake Oil Festival brings some of the brightest luminaries from the variety arts scene to New Orleans to offer workshops on everything from burlesque, glass walking, belly dancing, stage craft, show production, New Orlean's bounce dancing a lecture on novelty and variety entertainment and more. Featuring James Taylor, Mab Just Mab, Marlo Marquisé, Karolina Lux, Vinsantos, Heather Loop and Angela Eve! Check www.snakeoilfestival.com for info and tickets.
Thu, Fri, Sat 10 am-11:30 pm
FestiGals is the Ultimate New Orleans Girlfriend Getaway. Created by women for women, it includes a New Orleans Women’s Conference with inspirational seminars and workshops led by top-notch speakers, coupled with fabulous networking and social events. The Bodacious Bras for a Cause Brunch features a live auction of bra-art, a “thriver” fashion show, and bodacious fun to benefit the Cancer Association of Greater NO and Breastoration. The annual Stiletto Stroll offers women the chance to be part of the New Orleans second-line parade tradition, along with local dance troupes, musicians and entertainers. Flip-flops, sneakers and ballet slippers are perfect for sashaying to a fabulous After-Glow Party with local favorite, Rockin’ Dopsie, at Mardi Gras World. This event serves as a fundraiser for the New Orleans Family Justice Center to help domestic violence survivors.
July 28-30. Details and event pricing are available online at www.FestiGals.org.