New Orleans, LA – Cocktails for KID smART is Thursday, November 4, at the home of Vincent Saia and Glynn Stephens on Audubon Park. The event begins with a reception for sponsors and patrons at 6:00 p.m. The cocktail party is from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn more by visiting their website.
New Orleans, La. – Each autumn around this time, the Voodoo Music Experience provides yet another example of how hard it is to keep our great New Orleans parties hemmed in. Naturally, food is a big part of the reason why.
New Orleans, La. – GNO president Michael Hecht says about half as many permits are being issued by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for shallow-water drilling. Those rigs were not included in the drilling moratorium for deepwater operations, but are lagging behind numbers issued for the same time last year, and that's a concern.
Melissa Sawyer came to New Orleans from her native Canada through "Teach for America" in 1998, and was assigned special education students at Booker T. Washington High School. She later discovered that she didn't really like the classroom-teaching part of the job. She was much more successful in after-class contacts and activities. She often made home visits and took her students on field trips, forming strong emotional ties that she cherished.
New Orleans, La. – A royal visit from the United Kingdom kicks off a celebration honoring the 200th Anniversary of classical pianist and composer Frederic Chopin at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Avenue. Pianist Lady Rose Cholmondeley performs Chopin in London, a piano concert of all Chopin music. She is joined by English multi-media actor Charles Grant who will read Chopin's letters. Tonight, 7pm.