Freret Clay Center hosts opening reception for “Angels and Rats” exhibit

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The Freret Clay Center will hold an opening reception Saturday evening for the “Angels and Rats” exhibits of ceramic works and paintings by Jodie Flowers and Tim Ferguson. The reception will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Freret Clay Center, 2525 Jena Street. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call [...]

Fiya Fest Lineup Released

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As Jazz Fest crowds flock to the Fair Grounds, a mini festival is popping up for the second year along the river. Fiya Fest, a benefit for the Roots of Music, announced their lineup today. The festival is scheduled for Friday, May 2, from 12- 8 p.m. at Mardi Gras World (1380 Port of New Orleans Pl.).  

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Green Scene: Earth Day Fest at Armstrong Park

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by Jessica Placzek 

This Sunday, at Armstrong Park, the Bucket Brigade is hosting an Earth Day celebration to move towards a more eco-friendly future; one, organizers hope, with less oil industry accidents. The importance of this year’s event is emphasized by the Tuesday announcement by BP that it will be ceasing its “active cleanup” in the Gulf area.

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Today in New Orleans 4.17.14

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Today, Jazz in the Park kicks off with Fifth Ward Weebie, the Landry Walker Marching Band, and Glen David Andrews. In the Warehouse District, Tuba Skinny is performing for this evening’s Ogden After Hours. On this day in 1811, Attakapas Country was abolished and established as St. Martin and St. Mary Parishes. Now, more to do this Thursday. 

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