Wednesday, February 14, 2018

In a contest to raise money for childhood cancer research, Tulane's School of Medicine is leading the pack of 93 U.S. colleges, raising $46,000. As part of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation Battle of the Bald, students came out Feb. 2 to have their he…

A Special Olympics Louisiana Unified Field Day on Feb. 2 brought together athletes with intellectual disabilities and 100 Einstein Charter School students from all four campuses — Village de l’Est Elementary, Sherwood Forest Elementary, Einstein C…

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The Newcomb Art Museum at Tulane University hosted a two-part shoe-decorating workshop inspired by the Krewe of Muses' iconic parade throws. Shown here on Jan. 25, the first workshop session focused on participants wielding brushes dipped in glue …

The Jewish Community Day School of Greater New Orleans on Jan. 28 celebrated Tu b'Shevat, a holiday meaning 'New Year of the Trees,' with planting demonstrations, sign making and ecological awareness activities. The school is in Metairie.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Monday, February 05, 2018
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Carnival season technically began on Twelfth Night, Jan. 6, but the real evidence that Mardi Gras is drawing near arrives here this weekend, with the first of the parades. Here's a look at what's rolling this week:

The Mardi Gras Mitzvah Makers second-lined through an in-rehabilitation wing at Touro Infirmary on Jan. 21, bringing a taste of Carnival to those who otherwise might not experience it. Patients and staff were treated to music by the Second Line Ba…

Kingsley House combined a health check with a resource fair Jan. 13, offering free blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, vision, hearing and bone tests along with presenting vendors that provide community resources. 

Monday, January 29, 2018

Cherice Harrison-Nelson, Big Queen of the Guardians of the Flame Mardi Gras Indians and founder of the Mardi Gras Indians Hall of Fame, took a taste of Carnival to the New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter on Jan. 27. She chose that day becau…

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Piety Street Art Market in the Bywater neighborhood is held the second Saturday of every month. On Jan. 13, the focus was on getting costumes ready for Carnival with locally made crafts, costumes, masks and art.