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Jamal Melancon

Sep 092016
 
(via noma.org)

(via noma.org)

The New Orleans Museum of Art is wrapping up the final weekend of the exhibition “The Essence of Things: Design and the Art of Reduction” with a program featuring guests Ammar Eloueini, Emily Baker, Gerald Billes, and J. Abbott Miller, who will discuss architecture and design. A screening of “Urbanized” will be shown, following the panel.

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Jul 222016
 
There are a few Pokestops listed as near the Cabrini bridge at Bayou St. John (Jamal Melancon, Gentilly Messenger)

There are a few Pokestops listed as “Ceramic Poles” near the Cabrini bridge at Bayou St. John (Jamal Melancon, Gentilly Messenger)

For Pokemon Go players looking where to capitalize on capturing a bulk of the water-type fictional creatures, the Bayou St. John waterway is ideal.

This weekend, trainers can then head over to City Park, which is hosting another Pokemon party event this weekend at the Carousel Gardens Amusement Park.

City Park is currently a hot target for lure modules, given the abundance of Pokestops in the park. Continue reading »

Jul 142016
 
(Jamal Melancon, Mid City Messenger)

(Jamal Melancon, Mid City Messenger.com)

Representatives from The New Orleans Museum of Art have asked the city to foot the bill for new air conditioning units so the building’s art can better be protected from sudden temperature and humidity changes.

As part of a capital funding request for improvement projects slated through 2021, officials have also asked for money for bathroom renovations, repairs to infrastructure in the auditorium, replacements for lighting control and security system upgrades.

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Jun 292016
 
Photos of Tad Gormley Stadium. The left photo shows post Katrina damage, the right shows the area in its present state. (photo by Alicia Serrano, MidCityMessenger.com)

Photos of Tad Gormley Stadium. The left photo shows post Katrina damage, the right shows the area in its present state. (photo by Alicia Serrano, MidCityMessenger.com)

The City Park staff announced at their board meeting on Tuesday, June 28, that they are looking into ways to celebrate the Tad Gormley Stadium’s 80th Anniversary in 2017 and considering ideas to further use the space. The New Orleans stadium opened in 1937, and repairs made to the stadium are deteriorating after its renovation in 2006. Continue reading »

Jun 062016
 
(via noma.org)

(via noma.org)

Tonight’s Friday Night at NOMA will feature an artist perspective talk with Annie Laurie Erickson, director of photography at Tulane University. Erickson will discuss  and reflect on her own work of creating alternative modes of photographic production in the exhibition Vera Lutter: Inverted Worlds. Continue reading »

Apr 052016
 
Edible Book Day NOMA 2016

(via New Orleans Museum of Art)

NOMA will be hosting an annual Edible Book Day competition and a docent or tour volunteer open house this Friday, April 8. The Edible Book Day competition will feature contestants creating cakes inspired by books, and NOMA will host art activities, live music, and a lecture on self-taught art this night as well. Continue reading »

Apr 012016
 
Morris Jeff Community School (Alicia Serrano, Mid-City Messenger.com)

Morris Jeff Community School (Alicia Serrano, Mid-City Messenger.com)

Morris Jeff Community School has a newly improved parent complain policy, thanks to an effort spearheaded by the president of the school’s board, Heather Schwartz.

At the monthly Morris Jeff Community School Board of Directors meeting that took place in late March, the board  unanimously approved the revised policy, which involves which school leaders are responsible for taking up a new complaint.

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