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An Urban Farm Puts New Orleans Teens to Work (The Atlantic)

theatlanticcities.com - In a city that is perhaps the country’s most culturally rich, it is a bit surprising that the large city park in its heart is called, well, City Park. But don’t mistake the generic name for a place devoid of special activity.Indeed, at the…

Zack Kopplin wins "Troublemaker of the Year" award (The Gambit)

bestofneworleans.com - By Kevin Allman - Zack Kopplin, the 19-year-old Rice University student and Louisiana native who's spent the last two years advocating for repeal of…

 

Visitors Make Great Volunteers And So Do You

In town for Mardi Gras? Looking to take a break from the party and aid in the City's recovery? Join lowernine.org in rebuilding homes in the city's Lower…

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Mayor Landrieu Accepts World Tourism Award for New Orleans

On Monday, November 5 2012, New Orleans received the 2012 World Tourism Award. Here is Mayor Landrieu's acceptance speech. The annual World Tourism Award is…

Fat Tuesdays w/ The Most Wanted & 21st Century Brass Bands

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Hi-Ho Lounge // The Most Wanted Brass Band A new grown and sexy Brass Band in New Orleans comprised of the city's most wanted players. The Most Wanted Brass Band, formed in 2013, is a group of “seasoned” musicians that simply wants to… View Details

The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse at Royal Sonesta

Traditional New Orleans "Jass" for the contemporary listener. The Swamp Donkeys play jazz standards, traditional…

Congo Square Preservation Society presents Sunday Drum Circle

Congo Square @ Louis Armstrong Park

We ARE Saving A Place for YOU in Congo Square! CONGO SQUARE SUNDAYS (approximately) 3PM…

"A Night with Nina, Vol. 2" - Nina Simone Tribute

Cafe Istanbul

“A Night with Nina, Vol. 2”- Nina Simone Tribute with Tank and the Bangas, Mykia…