Katrina Commemoration Events, Performances, &c


Wrecked house
Felicity St at Chestnut, Lower Garden District

August 11 - August 25 (occasional)
Perfomance: Teatro Sin Fronteras No. 5 Arts Estuary 1024
1024 Elysian Fields Ave.
Free. 504.232.2968.

August 13 - October 10
Photos: The 10-Year Journey: Reflections of Family, Identity and New Orleans
The George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art
2003 Carondelet St.
Thursdays through Saturdays from 11a - 4p
$7 adults; $5 students and seniors; $3 children; free for members and children 4 or younger.

August 15 - September 30
The People's Murals
Myrtle Banks Building, 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Mondays through Fridays from 9a - 5p
Free. Use the Erato Street entrance and proceed to the third floor.
504.218.4807 or email info@cano-la.org.

August 16 - 30
Homage: New Orleans photos by Leon Morris
New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave.
Free. 504.940.1130.

August 18
Film: City of Memory
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Patrick F. Taylor Library, 925 Camp St.
6 - 9p
$12.50 adults, $10 seniors, students and teachers, $6.25 children age 5 to 17. Free for members, children younger than 5, UNO students, faculty and staff.

August 20 - November 8
Exhibit Katrina and Beyond: Looking Back, Moving Forward
James Lounge in Tulane University's Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, 6823 St. Charles Ave.
8a - 8p
Free. 504.865.5229 or email khobgood@tulane.edu.

August 22 - January 9
Exhibit  The Katrina Decade: Images of an Altered City
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art, 400 Chartres St.
Tuesdays through Saturdays from 9:30a - 4:30p
Free. 504.523.4662.

August 24
Katrina Commemorative Interfaith Prayer Service
St. Louis Cathedral, 615 Pere Antoine Alley
Free. 504.525.9585.

August 25
Performance Teatro Sin Fronteras No. 6
Old Marquer Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave.
Free. 504.232.2968.

August 26 - September 30
The Spirit of the People of St. Bernard: Portraits and Videos
The Riverhouse at Crevasse 22, 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras.
Opening reception, August 26 from 4 - 7p. Continues through September; days and hours may vary.
504.218.4807 or email info@cano-la.org for details.

August 27
NASA Michoud Katrina Remembrance
NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, 13800 Old Gentilly Road.
10a to noon.
Free. 504.257.3311.

August 27
Dillard University Commemorative Convocation
Lawless Memorial Chapel, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.
Free. 504.816.4620.

August 27
Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series: Songs of Katrina (Paul Soniat)
Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park, One Palm Drive.
Doors open at 5p. No outside food or drink. No pets.
Admission: $10. Call 504.483.9488.

August 27
Film screening Big Charity: The Death of America's Oldest Hospital
Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St.
6p and at 8:30p
Admission: $15, $25 for VIP seating.

August 27
Dillard University Spoken Word Poetry Session
Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.

August 27
The 9th Ward Improv Opera
St. Maurice Church, 605 St. Maurice Ave.
Admission: To be announced.
504.218.4807 or email info@cano-la.org.

August 27 - October 11
K10: Reflections on Renewal Through Art and Community
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road.
Free reception August 27 from 5 to 7p. Continues through October 11. Regular hours are Mondays through Saturdays from 10a - 5p and Sundays from 1 to 5p.
Closed on holidays. Hours may vary; call before you go.
$5-$12; free for members. 504.488.5488.

August 28
Katrina+10 Youth Rise Rally
UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave.

August 28
Dillard University Jazz Funeral: Burying the Past
Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd.
Free. 504.816.4857.

August 28
Music: Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Concert, including Treme Brass Band
St. Augustine Catholic Church, 1210 Gov. Nicholls St.

August 28
Music: The 9th Ward Improv Opera
Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave.
Admission: To be announced.
504.218.4807 or email info@cano-la.org.

August 28 - 29
Performance: Katrina: Mother-in-Law of 'Em All
Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St.
3 performances: Aug. 28 at 8p, and Aug. 29 at 2p and 8p
$25-$35. Call 504.208.1180.

August 29
Lakeview Hurricane Katrina 10-Year Anniversary Parade
Lakeview Neighborhood, Harrison Avenue at Fleur-de-Lis Drive.
opening ceremony at 7:30a at the corner of Fleur-de-Lis Drive and Old Hammond Highway followed at 8:30a by the Red, White and Blue Parade.
Free. Call 504.233.0124.

August 29
Run: Folgers Resilience Run/Walk
Redhaus New Orleans, 2820 St. Claude Ave.
Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens at 7a
Registration: $15 ($30 family registration for New Orleans Track Club members).

August 29
Reading: Katrina: A 10-Year Anniversary Reading
Freeman Auditorium in the Woldenberg Art Center at Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave.

August 29
Music: Gracias Latinos Fiesta
Casa Borrega, 1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
3 - 11p
Free. Call 210.392.9365 or 504.292.3705.

August 29
Music: Solange and Special Guests for Make It Right
House of Blues, 225 Decatur St.
$112.50, through Live Nation. Call 504.310.4999.

August 29
Theater: Broken Levees, Broken Hearts
Cafe Istanbul Performance Theater, 2372 St. Claude Ave.
$15, $25 for VIP seating. Must be 18 or older.

August 30
Music: Choral Evensong
Christ Church Cathedral, 2919 St. Charles Ave.
Free. 504.895.6602.


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