Wendell Pierce and Partners to Relaunch WBOK Radio

NEW ORLEANS- Louisiana's oldest African American-focused radio station, WBOK 1230 AM, is relaunching on Jan. 27 with a new brand, website and programming. The stations news owners are actor/producer Wendell Pierce, Spears Group President/CEO Cleveland Spears, III, Henry Consulting Managing…

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  Chants of “M-V-P! M-V-P! M-V-P!” echoed among the rafters of the Smoothie King Center Wednesday night as New Orleans Pelicans’ 19-year old, rookie superstar Zion Williamson made his long-awaited NBA debut nearly half way into the 2019-2020 season. The…

Can a Stork Carry a Lion Cub?

With all the talk of tigers this month for the NCAA College Football Playoff National Championship game (Geaux LSU!), we almost forgot about the very important feline residents of New Orleans. Not to be outdone by striped mascots, the Audubon…

Victory for LSU!

  Congratulations, LSU Tigers! You are college football’s national champions. It was a magical season that fans will talk about for generations. This squad – that seemingly came out of nowhere – is being called the greatest college football team…

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Six years ago, Outlet Collection at Riverwalk became a downtown destination for first-to-market outlet shopping, as well as a popular lunch spot for locals working nearby. Since then, it has welcomed more than 18 million shoppers and touts more than $500…

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Jan
28
Tue
Biz Night at The Higgins Hotel @ The Higgins Hotel New Orleans, Curio Collection by Hilton
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking to promote your business and network with local professionals around New Orleans? Register today for Biz New Orleans’ next Biz Night held on Tuesday, January 28! Join the Biz New Orleans team at Higgins hotel New Orleans (1000 Magazine Street) to swap business cards while enjoying complimentary appetizers, a cash bar and live entertainment by The Rosies “Riveters”. Reservations and payment are required in advance and space is limited. All admissions benefit Dress for Success New Orleans.

*Must be 21 to attend*

Jan
31
Fri
Deutsches Haus Social @ Deutsches Haus
Jan 31 @ 7:00 pm

The Deutsches Haus Social on Friday, January 31, 2020 will feature cellist Juliana Soltis performing selections from her new album, Going Off-Script: The Ornamented Suites for Cello, a tour-de-force exploration of the lost tradition of ornamentation in Johann Sebastian Bach’s beloved solo cello works.
Before Ms Soltis’ performance there will be sing along with the Liederkranz Chor starting at 7:00 pm, with Ms Soltis performing at 8:00 pm.
An expanded food service will begin at 6:00 pm
This is free and open to the public with ample parking in the rear of the building. The Deutsches Haus is located at 1700 Moss St., New Orleans, LA 70119

Feb
1
Sat
Immigration and Refugee Services College and Career Fair @ Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans - Hispanic Apostolate Community Services
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Immigration and Refugee Services program is hosting a College and Career Fair on Saturday, Feb. 1 from 1-4 p.m. with Puentes NOLA. Anyone in the community is welcome to attend to learn about applying to college, paying for college and other work options post-high school. Representatives from local colleges will be in attendance as well as representatives from different industries and career paths. Resources will be available in multiple languages.

Feb
4
Tue
Deutsches Haus Kulturabend @ Deutsches Haus
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm

The Deutsches Haus Kulturabend will present Anthony Bultman doing a talk on his father Fritz Bultman, an American Abstract Expressionist painter, sculptor and collagist on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Presenting with him will be Emily Siekkinen and Kristina Larson of Octavia Gallery. Fritz Bultman, while born in New Orleans, was one of the New York School of artists known as the “Irascibles“. He is considered a very important artist who helped to change the American cultural landscape, according to David Houston, curator of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.
Doors open at 3:00 pm with food and drink service available.
The Deutsches Haus is located at 1700 Moss St., New Orleans, LA 70119
The event is free and open to the public with ample parking in the rear of the building.

Feb
9
Sun
Recycled Fashion Show @ Rock 'n' Bowl
Feb 9 all-day

Join Bridge House Grace House this February for the 11th Annual Recycled Fashion Show Presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust! The Recycled Fashion Show highlights what the Bridge House / Grace House Thrift Stores have to offer, inviting designers to display their creative spins on the recycled clothing and other treasures found in our stores. At this one of a kind fashion show, you have a chance to bid on the outfits featured in the show (plus additional items) in the Silent Auction! The event also features complimentary food from local restaurants, a cash bar, and a raffle to win a week stay in Navarre Beach.

General Admission Tickets are $25 in advance ($40 at the door) & VIP Tickets are $50. (VIP Tickets include access to VIP seating area and 2 drink tickets.)