Tag Archives: New Orleans Events

Krew de Lune’s Lunar Lagniappe Party

22 Jan

Friday, January 27, 7pm-11pm

The Rusty Nail Map

This is Fundraiser for Eden House, a two-year residential program designed for women who have been commercially and sexually exploited. The fundraising goal for the second annual Lunar Lagniappe Party is $5,000.

There will be live music by Les Autres, DJ Ann Heatwave: New Orleans, as well as a performance by The Star-Steppin’ Cosmonaughties, and raffle prizes. Advance tickets are available for only $10. Get there early for some complimentary Moon shooters, the specialty mixed shots.

Tickets can be purchased via PayPal by sending $10.00 per ticket to the email krewedelunepayments@gmail.com. Please put your name for will call in the comment section.

Here’s the Facebook event page

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Forum for Equality Mardi Gras Masquerade

22 Jan

Thursday, January 23, 6pm – 9pm

2437 Jefferson Avenue, New Orleans, LA, United States Map

Hosted by Craig Magleby. Come join Forum for Equality for a fun night of masks, music and libations! Suggested membership donation $40 Drinks and light refreshments will be served! Come one, come all!

Facebook event info

Freret Street Oyster Jam Tomorrow

18 Jan

Sunday, January 19 at 11am

4528 Freret Street, Publiq House

Hosted by The Freret Market, Publiq House, Woody’s Tacos and Family Fish Production.

This oyster-centered all day event will feature a raw oyster bar, guest chefs creating oyster-based dishes, and live music provided by the Raw Oyster Cult, the New Orleans Suspects, the Mardi Gras Indian Orchestra among other special guests.

Pre-sale tickets for the celebration are $20, but are raised by $5 at the event. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased online at http://freretoysterjam.com.

New Orleans Free School Event: Imagine the (im)Possible: Gender in Science Fiction

18 Jan

Friday, January 24: 6pm – 7pm

Sycamore House @ 3111 Palmyra

In this class, we will explore and expand upon concepts of gender and feminism as seen through a literary lens. We will focus on (but are not limited to) science fiction, speculative fiction, magical realism, and fantasy. Some authors include Karen Joy Fowler, Nalo Hopkinson, Ruth Nestvold, Ursula LeGuin, James Tiptree Jr., and Octavia Butler. We will read and discuss one short story per week. All of the readings will be posted on genderscifi.blogspot.com. Although the class is informal, it is strongly recommend to do the reading before each class. Contact Ally: abruser@uno.edu

Roe v. Wade and the New Jane Crow: Reproductive Justice in the Age of Mass Incarceration

15 Jan

Another event that is sure to be informative, featuring Lynn Paltrow, executive director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Building: Woldenberg Art Center, Freeman
Location: uptown campus

Lynn Paltrow, JD, is the executive director and founder of the National Advocates for Pregnant Women. A graduate of Cornell University and New York University School of Law, she has worked on numerous cases challenging retrictions on the right to choose abortion as well as cases opposing the prosecution and punishment of pregnant women seeking to continue their pregnancies to term.

Ms. Paltrow has served as a senior staff attorney at the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project, as Director of Special Litigation at the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, and as Vice President for Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood of New York City. Ms. Paltrow conceived of and filed the first affirmative federal civil rights challenge to a hospital policy of searching pregnant women for evidence of drug use and turning that information over to police.

A reception will follow the talk.

Sponsored by: Newcomb College Institute as well as Vox: Voices of Planned Parenthood

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Laura Wolford via email to lwolford@tulane.edu

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Aimee Bender at Tulane Tonight

28 Jan

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Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence at Tulane, Aimee Bender is going to be reading tonight at 7pm in Freeman Auditorium. She is a pretty amazing writer and well worth listening to. I hope you check it out!

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