Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Tickets are selling fast for The Company’s upcoming musical production of "Sister Act," which will be performed March 10-12 and March 17-19 at the newly refurbished Valiant Lounge and Theater, 6621 St. Claude Ave., in Arabi. Performances will be a…

The kids' Krewe of Little Rascals hit the streets in Metairie on Feb. 11 with fun for all ages. Founded in 1983 to help keep the Mardi Gras tradition alive, the krewe has members ranging in age from 4 to 19. The popular family event last year attr…

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

While the Monster Jam trucks were in New Orleans recently, its promoters teamed up with Son of a Saint to treat boys without fathers in their lives and their mentors to a special preview. They got to see the larger-than-life trucks rev up before t…

The marching club Krewedelusion put its own style of politics front and center in its parade through the Faubourg Marigny on Feb. 11. The theme was ‘Rise UP!’

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

BLUE MASS: Archbishop Gregory Aymond was the celebrant for a Blue Mass that drew officers with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office and St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and other first responders to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Chu…

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

PLAYGROUND PARADE: The Mothers' Club at St. Pius X School is organizing the school's Mardi Gras parade, which will be at 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at the school, 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans. Students in grades two through four will tak…

LOYOLA BIOLOGY: Michael Pashkevich, of Mandeville, a senior biology major at Loyola University of New Orleans, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to support his doctoral work at the University of Cambridge, starting fall 2017. Only 95 people fr…

TORNADO RELIEF: Through March 4, the Algiers Neighborhood Presidents Council is collecting new clothes, nonperishable food and toiletries for people affected by the Feb. 7 tornado in eastern New Orleans. Items can be dropped off at Chase Bank, 440…

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Teen Tech Day will provide workshops on web design, game development, social media, digital fabrication, podcasting and design thinking for ages 13-17 on Saturday, March 18, at Delgado Community College. To register, visit teentechday.com.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Kids learned to make the traditional egg bread for the Jewish Sabbath on Jan. 29 at the Mega Challah Bake at the Torah Academy in Metairie. Camp Gan Israel and PJ Library sponsored the event, which featured children making challah from scratch, cr…

This weekend kicks off the first big batch of parades for the 2017 Carnival season. Although you might love Mardi Gras and look forward to the festivities, this isn't an outing in which pets should tag along.

LSU Health New Orleans held a pajama party Jan. 25 at its Pediatric Dental Clinic, complete with games, check-ups for kids and an appearance from the Tooth Fairy.

GARDENING TALK: Jeanne Rudzki, president of the Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans, will present "Super Plants for Your Louisiana Landscape," at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. The free pr…

PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP: Mike Casso will give a presentation on nutritionals and pharmaceuticals when the Big Easy Fleur de Lis Parkinson’s Support Group meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, in the Esplanade I room in the first-floor con…

'SONGS FOR THE JOURNEY': The choir and musicians of the Rising Star Baptist Church of LaPlace will perform during a "Songs for the Journey" Black History Month program at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the St. Charles Parish East Regional Librar…

ST. JOHN SCHOOLS: The students of the year for the St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District are 12th-grader Paige Edler, of East St. John High School; eighth-grader Christopher Taylor, of John L. Ory Communication Arts Magnet School; and…

CLASSICAL STRINGS: Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, together with Loyola faculty and friends, will perform Mendelssohn's Octet and other classics at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Nunemaker Auditorium in Monroe Hall at Loyola University, 6363 …

Jack Gonzales was recently elected president of Deutsches Haus, a cultural nonprofit with the mission of preserving and fostering Germanic heritage and culture throughout the Gulf South.

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

The arrival of the Vietnamese Year of the Rooster was celebrated at the International High School New Orleans on Jan. 25. The festival of the new year, or Tet, marks the arrival of spring based on the Vietnamese calendar. Tet is usually celebrated…