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WBOK relaunch includes new station at Xavier University

Wendell Pierce and partners relaunch WBOK with new programming at new station location WBOK 1230 AM, Louisiana’s oldest African-American radio station, relaunched with a new brand, website, programming and more on Monday (Jan. 27). Under its new owners, Equity Media, WBOK has developed a partnership with Xavier University of Louisiana, its new station location. Equity Read More…

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The NOLA Project offers acting workshop for students between holidays

The NOLA Project will host a four-day workshop for students between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Winter Intensive, for ages 12 to 17, will focus on acting, writing, and stage combat. Through courses led by NOLA Project ensemble members, students will have the opportunity to brush up on technique, as well as learn Read More…

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What’s open and what’s closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

By Sue Strachan, Mid-City Messenger After the gift giving, feasting and family bonding – hopefully without a dose of politics over the dinner table – the stir crazy hours set in. To keep good tidings this holiday season, this list what is open and closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It includes major attractions, movie Read More…

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This Week at The Broad: Explore the World of Cinema, Two Blocks form Whole Foods

Sponsored by Halloween is just about a week away and we have lined up a collection of films that are designed to spook and delight you in very unconventional ways. From our two acclaimed new releases, to our two returning selections, to our two Halloween weekend classics.  PARASITE is Bong Joon-ho’s latest film, and Read More…

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New Orleans Film Fest: Native filmmakers, screenings at The Broad

The New Orleans Film Society kicks off the 30th New Orleans Film Festival at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Oct. 16) at the Orpheum Theater with the Opening Night Film Marriage Story. The festival runs until next Wednesday, Oct. 23, and Mid-City’s Broad Theater will screen over a dozen films and shorts from international and Louisiana-based filmmakers. Here Read More…

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Tonight: Wendell Pierce, media professionals to discuss importance of African-American representation

Five media professionals, including actor Wendell Pierce, will share their thoughts on the media’s portrayal of African-Americans in a panel discussion tonight, Aug. 15. The Urban League of Louisiana Young Professionals — Greater New Orleans Chapter  will host the discussion at its headquarters in Mid-City. Wendell Pierce and public relations consultant and CEO Cleveland Spears Read More…