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December 31 is the deadline for gifts to qualify for a 2013 tax deduction. Gifts made online with a credit card are eligible through 11:59 p.m. December 31. Gifts made by check and sent via US Mail must be postmarked December 31 under IRS regulations.
Dining trends and new concepts can be exciting, but for some New Orleans expats the food priorities are all from the past. The holiday season is their time to reconvene with familiar flavors, and that time is limited. Don't get in their way.
For those interested in the latest from the realm of food and restaurants, these have been exciting times around New Orleans. There have been so many new eateries, new flavors and hot trends turning up, it’s been hard just to keep track of them, never mind try them all.
THIS JUST IN: Upper Balcony seats now available to see On Point Live!, a special show to benefit WWNO at Le Petit Théâtre. These seats have just been released and are for face value only — $35 each. These seats will sell fast!
On Point Live! with Tom Ashbrook
January 23, 2014 Le Petit Théâtre, 616 Saint Peter Street
7-9 p.m.: Live audience recording 9-10 p.m.: Reception at Tableau at Le Petit Théâtre
This week on Inside the Arts, a yuletide celebration with Ellis Marsalis and the Lula Elzy New Orleans Dance Theatre as The Nutcracker Swings into town. We'll talk with local entrepreneur and FestiGalsfounder Diane Lyons, who is being tapped for a national honor.
Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Each month, seven storytellers have 7 minutes to respond to a theme. BYO airs on All Things New Orleans and is a biweekly podcast on wwno.org.
Monday marks the first deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Throughout the country, health care navigators are helping people with the enrollment process. In New Orleans, they're working hard to reach as many people as possible, spending time outside shopping malls, corner stores... even the airport.