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Apr 132017
 

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This Week at The Broad, we’ve got two new films and a slew of special events to go over so let’s get straight to the run down, shall we?

T2: TRAINSPOTTING is the long awaited sequel to one of the outright classic independent films of the 90’s. Rather than the typical overdue sequel that forgets what made the original so amazing, this is a mature sequel that brings back the characters you love (led by a still-mesmerizing Ewan McGregor) with something to say about the passage of time. 20 years may have passed, but Danny Boyle and crew still know how to crank out a classic. Continue reading »

Apr 062017
 

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In the somewhat lean film landscape in April, it is our mission to bring you the type of film screenings that you used to always read about happening in other cities. $2 Tuesday continues next week with the immortal martial arts classic BLOODSPORT. If you agree with us that all films are better with Jean-Claude Van Damme in them, then we expect to see you next Tuesday evening. $2 drink specials will be served as well for your responsible enjoyment.

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Mar 302017
 

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Every single week, we at The Broad work to bring you films that are a bit off the beaten path. We also believe wholeheartedly that you shouldn’t have to leave your neighborhood to see the big hits that are often the lifeblood of the suburban multiplex. This week, we are juggling things up with widely-anticipated major release followed by a film that we think is ripe to become a cult classic.

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Mar 232017
 

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This is the week in New Orleans where we all begin to start fiddling with our window AC units. Spring has arrived and with it comes new films and special events as we fill the gap between Oscar season and blockbuster season with some of our own home-grown programming.

This week’s new release is THE LAST WORD starring the legendary Shirley MacLaine. It is always a pleasure to a have a screen legend join a young cast and steal the show, and we think that this is a perfect example of that. Also starring Amanda Seyfried, this is a small film worthy of your attention.

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Mar 222017
 

(via gulfbank.com)

The Carrollton branch of Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company will host a free small business seminar on Wednesday, March 29 from 8:30 to 10 a.m.

The seminar will be hosted by Commercial Lender Eric Van Hoven and presented by small business advisors Danny Allday (CPA), Andrew Legrand (attorney), James C Hou (insurance). Continue reading »

Mar 162017
 

(via the Greater Mid-City Business Association)

The Greater Mid-City Business Association (GMCBA) will host their Annual State of Mid-City Luncheon on Tuesday, March 21 at The Cannery, located at 3803 Toulouse Street.

City officials scheduled to appear and/or speak include Councilwoman Susan Guidry, a representative from the office of Councilwoman Latoya Cantrell, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Continue reading »

Mar 092017
 

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On March 4, 2016 we didn’t cut any ribbons or launch any balloons. The day we opened our doors was focused squarely on hanging up the final signs and hardware needed to be ready for our opening lineup of films like WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT, MUSTANG, A WAR, and our double feature of GALAXY QUEST and SPACEBALLS. Those early days featured a heavy lineup of arthouse films as well as some screenings that were a bit ahead of their time (to the dozen or so people who saw 54, we love you). May rolled around and that’s when the major studios finally answered our calls and The Broad became the beautiful mix of big and small programming that you’ve all come to love.

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Mar 052017
 

(via Marché Creole Community Market)

After several weeks off, Marche Créole Community Market will host its Grand Reopening on Sunday, March 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the ArtEgg Studios, located at 1001 S. Broad Street.

To celebrate the market’s reopening, the Heritage Foundation for Arts and Cultural Sustainability will sponsor a complimentary Whole Pit Roasted Alligator which will be over five feet long and filled with a creole seafood stuffing. Continue reading »

Mar 032017
 

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This Week at The Broad brings two new films for your post-carnival enjoyment, and they are rather different from each other to say the least. LOGAN is being described as the last Wolverine film to star Hugh Jackman. But even more than a swan song for a superhero, this is a drama that deserves respect even for those who aren’t into tights and spandex.

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