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Jan 162017
 
Keith Duncan, lead artist, explains to dozens of volunteers how to coat the Lemann Pool murals with varnish over the MLK Weekend. (Claire Byun/cbyun@nolamessenger.com)

Keith Duncan, lead artist, explains to dozens of volunteers how to coat the Lemann Pool murals with varnish over the MLK Weekend.

Dozens of community members turned out over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend to finish a community-based art project on the Lafitte Greenway. Continue reading »

Jan 132017
 

folg-logoFriends of Lafitte Greenway, in partnership with Young Artists Movement (YAM), Welcome Table New Orleans Mid-City Circle, and Prospect New Orleans, will host two volunteer projects for MLK Weekend.

Volunteers will paint the top coat of varnish on new murals and pick up litter on the Lafitte Greenway on Saturday, January 14 and Monday, January 16. Continue reading »

Dec 082016
 

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The holiday season has arrived, and Magazine Street has all that you need for decorating, shopping, pampering and entertaining. From the CBD to Audubon Park, New Orleans’ historic Magazine Street offers six miles of shopping, dining, art, activities and entertainment for all ages!

This year, Merriment on Magazine runs from the day after Thanksgiving and Small Business Saturday through Christmas Eve and includes special activities for the season:

  • Santa’s coming to town for the FREE Santa photo booth for kids, pets or adults visiting Magazine Street! Continue reading »
Dec 012016
 

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ArtEgg Studios, located at 1001 S. Broad Street, will open its weekly community market called “Marche Créole” this Sunday, December 4. The grand opening event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature “farm to table produce, locally produced food products, artistic works, and culturally interesting goods”. Continue reading »

Nov 202016
 
Angel Dabon and Daryl Dabon Jarvis, both of New Orleans, read beside the Big Lake at City Park. Thousands came to The New Orleans Book Festival on Nov. 12, 2016. (Photo by Alliciyia George)

Angel Dabon and Daryl Dabon Jarvis, both of New Orleans, read beside the Big Lake at City Park. Thousands came to The New Orleans Book Festival on Nov. 12, 2016. (Photo by Alliciyia George)

By Alliciyia George, Loyola Student News Service

The New Orleans Book Festival attracts thousands of people who are passionate about books especially children and aspiring writers. They came to meet authors, listen to music, eat food and participate in the activities — and, of course, to get the free books. Continue reading »

Nov 142016
 

by Stephanie Standige
Special to Mid-City Messenger

Paul Varisco, father-in-law to Steave Gleason, introduces the 'Gleason' DVD at its premiere event at The Cannery in Mid-City, Nov. 2 (Stephanie Standige)

Paul Varisco, father-in-law to Steve Gleason, introduces the ‘Gleason’ DVD at its premiere event at The Cannery in Mid-City, Nov. 2 (Stephanie Standige)

The Gleason DVD premiere was held in Mid-City at The Cannery on Wednesday, November 2. Attendees mingled as they awaited raffle drawings, a speech from Steve Gleason’s father-in-law, Paul Varisco, and the debut of the documentary, Gleason. Guests enjoyed refreshments, elegant scenery, and Pearl Jam (Gleason’s favorite band) background music prior to the viewing of the film. Continue reading »

Nov 102016
 

vodb-2016-logoMid-City will be stomping the grapes to prepare for the holiday season. Join us from 2 to 5pm this Saturday at Pearl Wine Co. (3700 Orleans Ave.) as we delight in wine from small production wineries for tasting and purchasing in this casual, outdoor setting near Bayou St. John. The Whitney Bank VIP Tasting Room will offer premium wine tastings and catering as a live band serenades the guests, and every ticket includes a souvenir plastic wine glass. Continue reading »

Nov 082016
 
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(via uselectionday2016.com)

With today’s election being such a spectacle for the past few months, and a race that is reportedly very close, America’s next four years will be decided and revealed tonight. With such angst and uncertainty across the nation, local businesses and others are coming together to watch the election results, mostly over drinks and more drinks. Here’s a quick list of places having Election Watch Parties in Mid-City. Continue reading »