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Thursday January 9, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street Head Quarters, 3718 Saint Claude Avenue

Tod Seelie has been living and photographing in NYC since 1997. He recently published a book of these photographs, BRIGHT NIGHTS: Photographs of Another New York. His New York is not what you might expect, and it’s definitely not the one you see on postcards. To celebrate the publication of BRIGHT NIGHTS, Tod is taking [...]

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Wednesday January 11, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Have Fun!  Learn basic DJ skills and produce your own recorded mix!  Sign up for NOLA Mix Youth DJ Classes and learn how to mix, scratch, and perform music with new technology, and hands-on training.  Wednesdays from 6:00pm – 8:00pm / January 11th to February 15th (6 classes). Course Highlights: DJ History The Ins & Outs [...]

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Saturday January 11, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery: 3718 Saint Claude Avenue

For more of Pat Phillips’s work, please visit the artist’s website: http://patphillipsart.com/ Pat Phillips’s ROOTS Exhibition at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery,  January 11th, 2014 – February 2nd, 2014 Opening Reception: 6:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday, January 11th With Artist Talk and Walk-through from 5:00pm-6:00pm Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 12 [...]

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Saturday January 12, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Have Fun – Make Music!  Sign up for NOLA MIX Youth DJ Classes and learn how to mix, scratch, and perform music with new technology, and hands-on training.  Saturdays from 12:00pm – 1:30pm / January 12th to February 2nd (4 Classes – Space is limited). Course Highlights: DJ History The Ins & Outs of Equipment – [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday January 13, 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown twice at 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings.   Admission FREE. Dirty Rice by [...]

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Saturday January 14, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a Gallery Opening & Reception: EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE – A salon style group show curated by the members of Antenna and organized by James Goedert.  On view January 14 to February 5, 2012. Gallery Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, 12:00pm to 5:00pm, and by appointment.  For more information contact info@press-street.com.

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Film Screening: Monday January 14, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. YOJIMBO by Akira Kurosawa A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday January 15, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY CINEMA presents a FREE Screening of FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE by Jim Bigham For Once in My Life is the story of a unique band of singers and musicians, and their journey to show the world the greatness – and killer soundtrack – within each of them. The 28 band members [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday January 15, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a Film Screening: JEAN-MICHELE BASQUIAT – The Radiant Child Centered on a rare interview that director and friend Tamra Davis shot with Basquiat more than 20 years ago, this definitive documentary chronicles the meteoric rise and fall of the young artist. In the crime-ridden NYC of the 1970s, he covers the [...]

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Friday January 18, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us on Martin Luther King weekend to celebrate NOLA MIX’s one year anniversary.  We’re grateful for your continued support throughout the year, and would like to show our appreciation. We couldn’t have done it without you!  There will be food, refreshments, and of course music spun by our talented DJs.  Admission FREE.  For more [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday January 19, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 7011

Please join us for a free screening of TAPPED, by Stephanie Soechtig (2010) Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right, or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce? Stephanie Soechtig’s debut feature is an unflinching examination of the big business of bottled water. From the [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday January 20, 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown twice at 8:00 pm and 10:oo pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings.   Admission FREE. The Big Uneasy [...]

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Film Screening: Monday January 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. SANJURO by Akira Kurosawa A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by [...]

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Film Screening: Monday January 23, 2012 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Antenna Gallery celebrates the life and humor of one of the greatest comic minds of the 20th century, Jacques Tati. Through the week all of Tati’s feature length films will be presented along with shorts, two animated films inspired by Tati, as well as two documentaries. Curated By Wesley Stokes. SCREENING SCHEDULE: MONDAY, JANUARY 23rd [...]

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Thursday January 24, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude

On January 24th, 7-9pm Alison Pebworth will be showing images and talking about the evolution of the Beautiful Possibility Project, the exhibition currently on view at Antenna Gallery.  Alison will be offering a rare Elixir tasting as a digestible travelogue in conjunction with the presentation. The Beautiful Possibility Elixir is distilled from ingredients collected from [...]

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Film Screening: Friday January 24, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
@ 3718 St. Claude Avenue

in tandem, a new monthly series of Press Street’s MiniPlex program, invites individual artists and curators to select content for potluck film screenings and other multimedia events that create a dialogue with a current show at Antenna Gallery. This month, Press Street’s Gretchen Faust would like to invite you to a screening of Vigilante Vigilante [...]

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Thursday January 26, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

BOUND IN JAPAN: Activism for Diversity & Intercultural Exchange We learn from stories, and everyone has a story to share. Bound in Japan drew upon this simple idea to promote understanding and exchange among Japanese and non-Japanese residents in a society that is more diverse than the homogeneous image it projects. Through the experience of [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday January 27, 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown twice at 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings.   Admission FREE. American Creole by [...]

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Film Screening: Monday January 28, 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for a FREE film screening of BORROWED TIME by Thom Musso.  Co-presented by Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, Charitable Film Network, and Humidity Skate Shop.  Seating is Limited. Skateboarding is all about stolen moments.  Police, private security, the weather and the responsibilities of life all play their roles in determining where and when [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday January 29, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  STILL BILL by Damani Baker & Alex Vlack Still Bill is [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday February 5, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  FROM THE MOUTHPIECE ON BACK by Jason DaSilva & Colleen O’Halloran [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday February 10, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. ALL ON A MARDI GRAS DAY [...]

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Saturday February 11, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Antenna is pleased to present “monu_MENTAL,”  a group show proposing imaginative revisions to existing 19th and 20th century New Orleans monuments.  “monu_MENTAL” seeks to revise and revive one’s experience of local monuments.  Many a New Orleans monument has skidded out of sync with contemporary mores, if not out of the local consciousness.  Not content with [...]

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Friday February 15, 2013 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Featuring performative comic readings by Otto Splotch, Kira Mardikes, Amelie Ray, Caesar Meadows & DGW Hedges. This Friday!

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Film Screening: Sunday February 17, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. TOOTIE’S LAST SUIT by Lisa Katzman [...]

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Film Screening: Monday February 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. GANTZ II: PERFECT ANSWER by Shinsuke Sato After an accident on a train platform, recently deceased childhood friends Kei and Kato find themselves transported to [...]

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Saturday February 19, 2011 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Book Signing & Reception with New Orleans Political Cartoonist John Slade Please join us at Antenna for a special book signing and reception with award winning political cartoonist JOHN SLADE. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet John and purchase a copy of his highly collectible and entertaining comic AFRO BROTHER SPACEMEN. Afro Brother Spacemen is [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday February 19, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY CINEMA presents a free screening of: ME FACING LIFE: Cyntoia’s Story by Daniel Birman Cyntoia Brown was an average teenager in an American town. But a series of bad decisions led the 16-year-old into a situation that ended with her killing a man who had picked her up for sex. She was [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday February 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  LISTEN UP!: THE LIVES OF QUINCY JONES by Ellen Weissbrod Steering [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday February 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please Join us for the DEFEND THE GULF SHORT FILM SHOWCASE – A series of powerful, funny, and moving shorts like Vanishing Pearls: The Oystermen of Pointe a la Hache, excerpts from the Gulf Restoration Network’s issue-focused Gulf Tides series, spoofs from Second City, and GRN’s own PSA “Two Years Later” featuring Dr. John, Ani [...]

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Film Screening: Friday February 21, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 Saint Claude Avenue

Clarksdale: Conspiracy.  Terror.  Boston Dean, an impressionable university student, has gotten entangled with a revolutionary terrorist organization, which plans to assassinate a high government official with a time bomb.  The twist: the high government official happens to be Boston’s father, and that Boston himself is in charge of planting the bomb.  It is duly delivered [...]

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Film Screening: Friday February 24, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please Join Us for a Film Screening: A WALK INTO THE SEA – Danny Williams And The Warhol Factory Director Esther Robinson’s personal inquiry into the truth behind her Uncle Danny Williams’ mysterious 1966 disappearance. Virtually unknown today, Williams was Andy Warhol’s lover and a promising young filmmaker. The discovery of 20 never-before-seen films Williams [...]

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Sunday February 24, 2013 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

In case you haven’t heard, the fantastic after-school tutoring and youth writing workshop organization extraordinaire Big Class has moved its operations into the first floor of the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). Inspired by the 826 writing centers run across the country by folks involved with McSweeney’s, Big Class offers a fun and [...]

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Film Screening: Monday February 24, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:03pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude

in tandem, a new monthly series of Press Street’s MiniPlex program, invites individual artists and curators to select content for potluck film screenings and other multimedia events that create a dialogue with a current show at Antenna Gallery. This month we asked video artist Kurt Ralske to select a film to show in tandem with William Lamson’s interactions with [...]

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Saturday February 25, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Contemporary Arts Center - 900 Camp Street, New Orleans 70130

SPACES: Antenna, The Front, Good Children Gallery GALLERY OPENING: February 25, 2012 –6pm to 8pm (FREE) Curated by Amy Mackie, Director of Visual Arts with Angela Berry, Visual Arts Coordinator Spaces: Antenna, The Front, Good Children Gallery is the first exhibition to bring together these collectively organized, cooperatively run artist spaces located on or near [...]

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Sunday February 26, 2012 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Join SIFT at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery for a free, informal book arts workshop. Participants will select a non-traditional book structure and then create their own cut-up poem from found text. Using collage, rubber stamps, transfer type, and stencils, we will incorporate our cut-up poems into these one-of-a-kind artist’s books. All materials will be provided. [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday February 26, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  MY FIRST NAME IS MACEO by Markus Gruber One of the [...]

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Thursday February 28, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Please join Room 220 as we celebrate the release of the newest Press Street publication, We’re Pregnant, with a Happy Hour Salon from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). We’re Pregnant is a chapbook of short fiction by Room 220’s esteemed editor, Nathan C. [...]

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Thursday February 28, 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

In case you haven’t heard, the fantastic after-school tutoring and youth writing workshop organization extraordinaire Big Class has moved its operations into the first floor of the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). Inspired by the 826 writing centers run across the country by McSweeney’s, Big Class offers a fun and welcoming environment for [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday March 3, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. ALWAYS FOR PLEASURE by Les Blank [...]

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Film Screening: Monday March 4, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. OCCULT by Kôji Shiraishi Kôji Shiraishi is interested in strange indiscriminate murder at a sightseeing resort. He goes behind the camera to investigate the circumstances [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday March 5, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ. SPARKLE by Sam O’Steen Recently remade with Whitney Houston and released in 2012, this 1976 feature [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday March 7, 2012 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for LOVING YOU LOVING ME – a new Wednesday night film series curated by Donna Duplantier.  FREE Admission/Refreshments.  Seating is limited.  Some films contain nudity and violence.  For more information or to rsvp, contact info@press-street.com. SCREENING SCHEDULE: March 7, 2012 at 8:00 pm THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA, by Tran Anh Hung [...]

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Wednesday March 7, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA

Have Fun!  Learn basic DJ skills and produce your own recorded mix!  Sign up for NOLA Mix Youth DJ Classes and learn how to mix, scratch, and perform music with new technology, and hands-on training.  EARLY REGISTRATION starts Wednesday, February 29th from 6:00pm – 7:00pm at Antenna.  Classroom space is limited so don’t delay! Class Schedule:  [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday March 8, 2014 - 11:00pm to 1:30am
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please Join Us for the New Orleans Premiere of PUNK JEWS by Jesse Zook Mann, Saul Sudin & Evan Kleinman. Profiling Hassidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists and more, PUNK JEWS explores an emerging movement of provocateurs and committed Jews who are asking, each in his or her own way, what it [...]

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Saturday March 10, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

OBJECT PLAY:  On view March 10 – April 8, 2012 Opening Reception: March 10, 2012, 6-9pm SGCI Conference Reception: March 16, 6:30-10pm – Empanada Intifada will be there selling empanadas during the reception! Object Play, curated by SIFT Co-founders Angela Driscoll and Yuka Petz, explores the relationships between text, image, and object. Artists Katie Murken, [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday March 10, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. BURY THE HATCHET by Aaron Walker [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday March 11, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a film screening: THE DESERT OF FORBIDDEN ART By Amanda Pope & Tchavdar Georgiev This incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars was stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression. [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday March 12, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. SONNY ROLLINS: Saxophone Collossus Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner Sonny Rollins has been called the greatest [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday March 14, 2012 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for LOVING YOU LOVING ME – a new Wednesday night film series curated by Donna Duplantier.  FREE Admission/Refreshments.  Seating is limited.  Some films contain nudity and violence.  For more information or to rsvp, contact info@press-street.com. March 14, 2012 at 8:00 pm CLAUDINE, by John Barry (1974) Claudine (Diahann Carol) tries to provide [...]

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Thursday March 14, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Kolaj is a quarterly, printed magazine about contemporary collage published by Maison Kasini in Montreal, Quebec. “We are interested in how collage is made, how collage is exhibited, and how collages is collected. We bring together critical reviews and essays with artist profiles, event highlights, and articles on collage collecting, exhibiting, and making.” Kolaj is [...]

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Tuesday March 15, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

MEENA : An Introduction to Arabic Culture Tuesdays , March 15th-April 19th @ Antenna Gallery 7:00 – 9:00 pm $80/ 6 week course, includes Egyptian feast during final class sponsored by Meena, the Zeitoun Foundation and Press Street/Room 220. Explore various aspects of Arabic culture—from faith, literature, music, and film to the alphabet and basic [...]

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Thursday March 15, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery – 3161 Burgundy St.

Read the Room 220 interview with Michael J. Lee by Nathan C. Martin. Read the Room 220 interview with Dean Paschal by Pia Z. Ehrhardt. Room 220‘s Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series is pleased to present the book launch for Michael Jeffrey Lee’s Something in My Eye, which was selected by Francine [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday March 15, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse - 3821 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free screening of THUNDER BAY, by Anthony Mann (1953) In 1946, ex-Navy engineer Steve Martin comes to a Louisiana town with a dream: to build a safe platform for offshore oil drilling. Having finessed financing from a big oil company, formerly penniless Steve and his partner Johnny are in business…and [...]

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Friday March 16, 2012 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

SGCI Conference Reception: March 16th from 6:30pm to 10:00pm at Antenna. Empanada Intifada will be there selling empanadas! ___ OBJECT PLAY – On view March 10-April 8, 2012 Curated by SIFT Co-founders Angela Driscoll and Yuka Petz. Object Play explores the relationships between text, image, and object. Artists Katie Murken, Christopher Michlig, and collaborators Tricia [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday March 17, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for “Sex on Saturday” at Antenna – A new film series about love and relationships.  Free Admission.  Seating is limited.  Contact info@press-street.com to rsvp or for more information. SCREENING SCHEDULE: March 17, 2012 at 6:00 pm LO QUE DARIA POR VOLVER by Sergio Carvajal (2008) Lo Que Daria Por Volver is a [...]

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Film Screening: Monday March 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. THE CAT RETURNS by Hiroyuki Morita After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday March 19, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

NEW ORLEANS COMMUNITY CINEMA presents a free screening of: PUSHING THE ELEPHANT by Beth Davenport & Elizabeth Mandel When civil war came to Rose’s Congolese village, she was separated from her five year old daughter, Nangabire. Rose managed to escape with nine of her 10 children and was eventually resettled in Phoenix, Arizona. More than [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday March 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. ONE NATION UNDER A GROOVE by Yvonne Smith This documentary follows one of the most [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday March 21, 2012 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for LOVING YOU LOVING ME – a new Wednesday night film series curated by Donna Duplantier.  FREE Admission/Refreshments.  Seating is limited.  Some films contain nudity and violence.  For more information or to rsvp, contact info@press-street.com. March 21, 2012 at 8:00 pm THE PIANO TEACHER, by Michael Haneke (2001) A young man romantically [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday March 21, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for harmony korine (a sort of retrospective), curated and hosted by Wesley Stokes, with support from Press Street and Charitable Film Network.  For more information contact youngisdumb@gmail.com. Harmony Korine (b. 1973) is an American filmmaker and writer whose work is some of the most imaginative and appalling in the canon of cinema [...]

The Green Screen

Film Screening: Thursday March 21, 2013 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please Join us for “THE GREEN SCREEN” a monthly environmental film series produced by the Charitable Film Network and The Green Project, with support from Press Street. BAG IT! By Susan Beraza In the film, viewers are challenged to try to go a day without single-use disposables. What are single-use disposables? They are items that [...]

mmxiiiposter

Film Screening: Friday March 21, 2014 - 7:30pm to 1:00am
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Presented by Cinema Reset TEASER HERE: http://incproductions.org/mmxiii/teaser/ Doors open at 7:00pm. Screening begins at 7:30. Snacks and drinks will be served. Ian Clark is an American artist whose work ranges from narrative cinema and photography to experimental lens and light-based projects. One of Filmmaker’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film, his work has shown atthe Portland Art [...]

trashhumpers

Film Screening: Friday March 22, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for harmony korine (a sort of retrospective), curated and hosted by Wesley Stokes, with support from Press Street and Charitable Film Network.  For more information contact youngisdumb@gmail.com. Harmony Korine (b. 1973) is an American filmmaker and writer whose work is some of the most imaginative and appalling in the canon of cinema [...]

bomb

Thursday March 24, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

This month we’re celebrating our fifth anniversary of making books by local artists that combine word and image by featuring Happy Hour Salons highlighting local art/writing endeavors. Join us for free drinks, presentation and dicusssion with Cameron Shaw and Rami Sharkey of Pelican Bomb. Pelican Bomb is New Orleans’ first online contemporary arts review and [...]

raisingvictorvargaslede

Film Screening: Saturday March 24, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Sex on Saturday @ Antenna – A new film series about love and relationships.  Free Admission – Seating is limited.  Co-presented by Press Street’s Antenna Gallery and Charitable Film Network.  Contact info@press-street.com to rsvp or for more information. SCREENING SCHEDULE: March 24, 2012 at 6:00 pm THE DOORMAN by Etienne Kallos [...]

Travels_with_Mae

Saturday March 26, 2011 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

With a series of lyrical vignettes Eileen M. Julien traces her life as an African American woman growing up in middle-class New Orleans in the 1950s and 1960s. Julien’s narratives focus on her relationship with her mother, family, community, and the city itself, while touching upon life after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday March 26, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, with support from Charitable Film Network, Press Street, and WWOZ.  FREE Admission and Refreshments.  Seating is limited.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. GINGER BAKER IN AFRICA In November 1971, Ginger Baker, the legendary [...]

LastTango

Film Screening: Wednesday March 28, 2012 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for LOVING YOU LOVING ME – a new Wednesday night film series curated by Donna Duplantier.  FREE Admission/Refreshments.  Seating is limited.  Some films contain nudity and violence.  For more information or to rsvp, contact info@press-street.com. LAST TANGO IN PARIS, by Bernardo Bertolucci (1972) A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with [...]

kenpark

Film Screening: Thursday March 28, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for harmony korine (a sort of retrospective), curated and hosted by Wesley Stokes, with support from Press Street and Charitable Film Network.  For more information contact youngisdumb@gmail.com. Harmony Korine (b. 1973) is an American filmmaker and writer whose work is some of the most imaginative and appalling in the canon of cinema [...]

citymythbygone

Film Screening: Friday March 28, 2014 - 7:30pm to 1:00am
@ Antenna Gallery- 3718 St. Claude

Press Street’s Monthly in tandem Series New this year, we’ve begun a screening series in which we ask an artist, filmmaker or cinephile to pair a film screening or multimedia event with the current exhibition at Antenna. This month, Press Street’s Gretchen Faust has conjured a collection of footage from digital archives to complement MRSA’s meandering through mythos. CITY MYTH [...]

gummo

Film Screening: Friday March 29, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for harmony korine (a sort of retrospective), curated and hosted by Wesley Stokes, with support from Press Street and Charitable Film Network.  For more information contact youngisdumb@gmail.com. Harmony Korine (b. 1973) is an American filmmaker and writer whose work is some of the most imaginative and appalling in the canon of cinema [...]

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Book Release: Thursday March 31, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

In both poetry and prose, Brad Richard explores the influence of his father’s work on his own, as well as the experience of growing up as the son of an artist while becoming an artist himself. Jim Richard is a professor of painting at the University of New Orleans and has exhibited at the Solomon [...]

ccstbcase

Film Screening: Sunday April 1, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free film screening of 5 YEARS OF CARING and a live music performance by David Leonard and Roselyn Lionheart!   We’re celebrating the Community Center of St. Bernard’s Anniversary. French Quarter musicians David Leonard and Roselyn Lionheart will perform live from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. David and Roselyn have been making music [...]

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Film Screening: Monday April 1, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. KAMIKAZE GIRLS by Tetsuya Nakashima Momoko, a strange and seemingly emotionless girl obsessed with 18th century France, befriends a Yanki biker and the two experience [...]

before the music dies

Film Screening: Tuesday April 2, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. Before the Music Dies by Andrew Shapter Featuring interviews [...]

Carlus Henderson and Ottessa Moshfegh are both more attractive and contemplative than you are.

Friday April 5, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Please join Room 220 as we host the season’s second Happy Hour Salon with authors Ottessa Moshfegh and Carlus Henderson from 6 – 8 p.m. on Friday, April 5, at the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). As always, this event is free and open to the public, and complimentary libations will be on hand [...]

McKinley Phippslg

Film Screening: Saturday April 7, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free film screening of THE CAMOUFLAGE TRUTH, directed by Michael Shahin. On September 21, 2001, platinum rap artist Mckinley “Mac” Phipps Jr. was convicted of killing a 19-year-old man during a club show he was headlining. Though another man confessed to the crime, Phipps remains in jail, serving a 30-year [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday April 7, 2013 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films are screened at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. LOUISIANA BOYS: Raised on Politics by Paul [...]

celia_the_queen

Film Screening: Tuesday April 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. CELIA THE QUEEN by Joe Cardona & Mario de [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday April 10, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Cultural Film Night, hosted and curated by Delia Tomino Nakayama with support from Press Street, Tulane University and Charitable Film Network. HOUSE OF SAND by Andrucha Waddington A woman is taken along with her mother in 1910 to a far-away desert by her husband, and after his passing, is forced to [...]

43, by Robin Price, Courtesy of the artist

Saturday April 12, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Parameters On View: April 12 – May 4, 2014 Opening Reception: April 12, 6-9pm Happy Hour Artist Salon with Gerald Cannon: May 1, 6pm Parameters features work from national and local artists who use chance experiments, media or process restrictions, and conceptual rules as boundaries or guidelines to form their work. The exhibition includes artist [...]

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Saturday April 13, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00am
@ Press street's Antenna Gallery

You are cordially invited to attend THE BANQUET hosted by and featuring the works of Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell. A (grand) banquet will be held in honor of itself, during which time piñatas will silently  joust each other and hors d’oeuvres will be served to a solitary guest.

Joe

Thursday April 14, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Traversing a Foreign Border Domestically with Joe Bigley This summer North Carolina based artist Joseph Bigley will be conducting a long term performance art project where he will be biking the length and shape of the border of Afghanistan inside of the U.S., called Traversing a Foreign Border Domestically. During the project he will be [...]

Image courtesy Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell

Saturday April 14, 2012 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
@ Alvar Library Garden - 913 Alvar Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Join SIFT and the New Orleans Public Library for the Edible Book Festival. Register Edible Book Entries: 1:00-1:45 pm Community judging: 1:45 – 3:00 pm Eating: 3:00-4:00 pm The Edible Book Festival is an annual event held throughout the world in April. Join in the culinary, literary fun by creating an edible book entry that [...]

Spaceward-Ho

Saturday April 14, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

“Our primary mission at Antenna is to send and receive transmissions from within the city, state, the world and now the universe.”  We earthlings are creatures with an uncertain future. Where will we get fuel and food in the coming decades?  What will the next smart phone do?  Where will we throw it away when [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday April 14, 2013 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films are screened at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. GOOD FOR WHAT AILS YOU: Healing Secrets [...]

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Friday April 15, 2011 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

LIVE COMIX READING NIGHT Caesar Meadows, Will Frank, John Slade, Otto Splotch and more will present their works on Antenna’s big-screen at Comix Night.  For more information contact antenna.nola@gmail.com.

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Film Screening: Sunday April 15, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a film screening: EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP By Banksy This is the inside story of Street Art – a brutal and revealing account of what happens when fame, money and vandalism collide. Exit Through the Gift Shop follows an eccentric shop-keeper turned amateur film-maker as he attempts to capture many [...]

Big Man Japan 3

Film Screening: Monday April 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Location: Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. BIG MAN JAPAN by Hitoshi Matsumoto An eccentric 40 year old man lives alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo. He periodically transforms into a [...]

THE BARBARIANS

Film Screening: Monday April 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

We Are Winning, Don’t Forget: Short works by Jean-Gabriel Périot Jean-Gabriel Périot, born in France in 1974, has over the past fifteen years perfected an innovative filmmaking approach by focusing on archival editing. Moving image and photographic archives make up the raw material of his shorts, which are edited to create an impressionistic story or [...]

bhutto

Film Screening: Saturday April 16, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

New Orleans Community Cinema Presents a free screening of BHUTTO, a film by Duane Baughman. As the first woman to lead an Islamic nation, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions.  She evolved from pampered princess to polarizing politician in the most dangerous country on Earth. Accused [...]

the-five-heartbeats

Film Screening: Tuesday April 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, Cupcake Fairies, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. THE FIVE HEARTBEATS by Robert Townsend This [...]

From left: Jessica Henricksen with rooster, Andy Stallings squinting, Andy Young with backpack baby

Tuesday April 17, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery -- 3161 Burgundy St., NOLA

Andy Young and Jessica Henricksen celebrate the release of new books along with poet and THERMOS co-editor Andy Stallings! 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, at the Antenna Gallery (3161 Burgundy St.) Andy Young, author of The People is Singular (Press Street, 2012), will give an intimate presentation of poems to follow-up the multimedia performance extravaganza [...]

Antenna Gallery

Wednesday April 18, 2012 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

BYOBS is a New Orleans-based live storytelling event with a theme. No notes. Just a good old fashioned yarn spun in front of a crowd. 7 minute limit. Story volunteers will be taken at the beginning of the show, and if there are enough, names will be drawn out of a hat. There will be [...]

The Green Screen

Film Screening: Thursday April 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please Join us for “THE GREEN SCREEN” a monthly environmental film series produced by the Charitable Film Network and The Green Project, with support from Press Street. DIRTY ENERGY by Bryan D. Hopkins On April 20th, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven BP workers and spewing 200 [...]

TGS 2012

Film Screening: Thursday April 19, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse, 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free screening of 2012, by João Amorim (2010) “2012: Time for Change” presents an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom. Directed by Emmy Award nominee João Amorim, the film follows journalist Daniel Pinchbeck, author of the bestselling 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, on a quest for a new paradigm [...]

tarr

Friday April 20, 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us at Antenna for THE TROUBLE WITH LUCK – Featuring TARR Walking the line between heavy and soothing, Philip Kruse has performed under various monikers for the last ten years in the underground noise scene.  Kruse is the owner of industrial label THIRDSEX and co-owner of experimental label OMS-B. TARR – http://soundcloud.com/tarrtarr THIRD [...]

The Quorum Coffee House, New Orleans, LA

Film Screening: Saturday April 21, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a film screening of THE QUORUM by Maurice M. Martinez & Harriet J. Ottenheimer (2004) In the politically and racially charged atmosphere of the 1960s, The Quorum Coffee House created a successful model for multicultural exchange. Opened in 1963 to persons from all racial backgrounds, The Quorum became a frequent target [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday April 21, 2013 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films are screened at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. STREETCAR STORIES by Michael Mizell-Nelson and Matt [...]

SOTW

Film Screening: Sunday April 22, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a film screening: THE SONS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS by Tim Wolff Mardi Gras, drag royalty and a glittering civil rights revolution – where else could these elements come together but in New Orleans? Interweaving archival footage with contemporary interviews, The Sons of Tennessee Williams tells the story of New Orleans’ gay [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday April 23, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. SOUL TO SOUL by Denis Sanders On March 6, [...]

Crooked, by Kimberly Maher, Courtesy of the artist

Thursday April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ The Reading Room 220, 3718 St. Claude Ave.

  Freidrich Kerksieck & Luba Zygarewicz Juror Walkthrough The Reading Room 220 host a juror’s walkthrough of Diversions on Thursday, April 24 at 6pm. Friedrich Kerksieck and Luba Zygarewicz will each talk about a few of the pieces in the exhibition. Diversions is presented in partnership between SIFT and Press Street’s Reading Room 220.

Lazar and Castro

Thursday April 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Join Room 220 for a Happy Hour Salon with local authors Zachary Lazar and Daniel Castro from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, at the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). The event will celebrate the release of Lazar’s new novel, I Pity the Poor Immigrant. I Pity the Poor Immigrant is [...]

ccdbook

Thursday April 26, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE ILLNESS OF THE AUTHOR. Please join us for a special book event: COFFEE-COLORED DREAMS by Louisiana Native, Pamela Davis-Noland Author/Playwright, Pamela Davis-Noland will Sign and Read from her book, COFFEE-COLORED DREAMS as part of her Thursday Nights in April Book Crawl around the Crescent City.  As smooth and [...]

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Saturday April 27, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Please help support the printing of “FEAST yer eyes”, an annual free New Orleans Illustration and Comix Anthology, by buying an original themed drawing by a FEAST artist at this year’s auction. With your support, 2013 will be the fourth year we’ve been able to put an issue out on the streets of N’awlins and [...]

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Film Screening: Friday April 29, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free preview screening of HOMELESS, NOT HELPLESS “Homeless, Not Hopeless” is an intimate look into the lives of homeless people who were willing to share their experiences about being homeless in New Orleans.  A short discussion will follow the screening.  NOVV will also launch a new “Give Back with a [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday April 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. CHOPS by Bruce Broder Each year, Jazz at Lincoln [...]

The evening's poets (clockwise from top): Ed Skoog, Marlo Barrera, Geoff Munsterman, Lydia Cutrer, Blake W. Encalarde, Hallie Rundle, and Chanel Clarke.

Wednesday April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans)

Room 220 is pleased to present a Happy Hour Salon featuring readings by poet Ed Skoog and a cadre of his former students from NOCCA: Marlo Barerra, Chanel Clarke, Lydia Cutrer, Geoff Munsterman, Hallie Rundle, and Blake W. Encalarde. The event will take place from 7 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, at the [...]

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Tuesday May 1, 2012 - 12:00pm to 12:00am
@ The New Orleans Healing Center - 2172 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117 (Second Floor Gallery)

CALL TO ARTISTS for “MIXED MESSAGES.2 – Multiracial Identity Past & Present.” The New Orleans Loving Festival is seeking original artwork and films with themes concerning the multiracial experience for a June 9th – 30th group art show at the New Orleans Healing Center.  Please follow the guidelines below for consideration: Visual Art Submissions must [...]

DISPOSAL 6, by Gerald Cannon, Courtesy of the artist

Thursday May 1, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Gerald Cannon Artist Happy Hour Salon On Thursday, May 1, 6pm, Antenna Gallery will host a Happy Hour Artist Salon with Gerald Cannon. Cannon is a professor at Loyola University where he teaches Digital Arts. He will discuss and present his current work. Parameters is presented in partnership between SIFT and Press Street’s Antenna Gallery.

From top: Matt Sumell, Anne Gisleson, and Yuri Hererra (as if gender and ethnicity didn't already give away who's who)

Thursday May 3, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery Outdoor Auxiliary (2116 St. Claude Ave., at Frenchmen Street)

Room 220 is pleased to present an evening of live prose with three outstanding writers on Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m., at the Antenna Gallery Outdoor Auxiliary (2116 St. Claude Ave., at Frenchmen Street, next door to Melvin’s). Matt Sumell, Anne Gisleson, and Yuri Herrera will read, music will be played, and complimentary libations [...]

godzilla

Film Screening: Monday May 6, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. GODZILLA: King of the Monsters! by Ishiro Honda & Terry Morse A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese [...]

The thinkers, the writers, the poets of our time, all together now at the Community Book Center. Come on. Come on.

Tuesday May 8, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road)

Room 220 is pleased to present an evening of Live Thought with philosopher Tamler Sommers in conversation with attorney Billy Sothern at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at the Community Book Center (2523 Bayou Road). They will discuss the philosophy of punishment and related topics. Readings by authors Pia Z. Ehrhardt and Kristina Robinson [...]

Clockwise, from lower left: Zachary Lazar, Rachel Kushner, Nathaniel Rich, and their sexy book covers

Thursday May 9, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Join Room 220 for a Happy Hour Salon featuring readings by three exciting and celebrated novelists—Rachel Kushner, Nathaniel Rich, and Zachary Lazar—from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, at the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). Kushner, who will be visiting from Los Angeles, and New Orleans-based Rich both have new novels [...]

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Saturday May 10, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude Ave.

Under-sea-level Collaborative Comics Making in New Orleans CO-MIXing samples comics publications and events in New Orleans that have been brought about by collaborative efforts of some form: TURD (1990′s); dafa FUNGUS (early 2000′s); FUN FUN (2008); and the more recent FEAST yer Eyes; Ink Tank; Your Friends Make Comics, and Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf.  Participants [...]

BEFORE AFTER, Daniel Terna and Michael Kugler

Film Screening: Friday May 11, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
@ Contemporary Arts Center - 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70113

While producing and sharing video is becoming increasingly easier, we believe that truly exceptional video works still deserve to be presented and appreciated in the best possible way  Please join us for a special presentation of NURTUREart’s semi-annual video series, Videorover III – an ever-expanding forum for new and emerging video artists.   Co-presented by [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday May 12, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films are screened at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. TCHOUPITOULAS by Bill Ross IV and Turner [...]

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Sunday May 15, 2011 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

HISTORY OF THE FUTURE  -SALON / HAPPY HOUR Please join us for a Salon & Happy Hour with Michael Berman, Julián Cardona, Nancy Sutor and Charles Bowden.  This event is in conjunction with the exhibition History of the Future, featuring the photographs of Michael Berman and Julián Cardona, the Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University [...]

w misaka

Film Screening: Wednesday May 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Cultural Film Night, hosted by Delia Tomino Nakayama, with support from Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, Charitable Film Network, and the Japanese American Citizens League. TRANSCENDING: The Wat Misaka Story by Bruce Alan Johnson & Christine Toy Johnson Transcending is a documentary film about Wat Misaka, the first person to break the [...]

HelenHill

Film Screening: Friday May 16, 2014 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery

Happy Birthday, Helen Hill Join us to remember experimental filmmaker Helen Hill, whose birthday is in May, with a screening of selections from House of Sweet Magic and potluck. Tunnel of Love (1996) Madame Winger Makes a Film (2001) Scratch and Crow (1995) The World’s Smallest Fair (1995) Vessel (1992) Mouseholes (1999) Bohemian Town (2004) [...]

scrappers

Film Screening: Thursday May 17, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a film screening of SCRAPPERS by Brian Ashby, Ben Kolak, Courtney Prokopas, Aaron Wickenden & Frank Rosaly Set in Chicago’s labyrinth of alleys, SCRAPPERS is a revealing portrait of Oscar and Otis, two metal scavengers searching for a living with brains, brawn, and battered pickup trucks. Shot in vérité style, the [...]

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Film Screening: Friday May 17, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude Ave

“Do you see what I’m hearing?” An Evening of Film & Music with Gerry Fialka, Suzy Williams & Brad Kay 7pm- 10pm, free admission, donations appreciated 7:00pm – Pixelvision: Electronic Folk Art As McLuhan – GERRY FIALKA, director of the 22 year old film festival PXL THIS, presents a fun interactive films screening and workshop [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday May 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

VIDEOROVER: Season 5 – Curated by Rachel Steinberg Videorover is NURTUREart’s ever-expanding forum for local and international video artists, aiming to present a wide range of videos which are willing to extend the perceptual and conceptual limitations of their medium. NURTUREart is excited to announce a one-night screening event of Videorover: Season 5, and continued [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday May 19, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films are screened at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. CUTTING LOOSE by Susan Todd & Andrew [...]

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Monday May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Room 220 is pleased to host the highly prolific and widely celebrated Francine Prose for a Happy Hour Salon on the occasion of the publication of her new novel, Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932. Prose will be joined by local author Michael Jeffrey Lee, whose collection of short stories, Something in My Eye, [...]

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Film Screening: Monday May 20, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. TAMAMI: The Baby’s Curse by Yudai Yamaguchi As a teenager, Yoko discovers that she is not really an orphan when her wealthy but [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday May 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. CALLE 54 by Fernando Trueba Acclaimed as one of [...]

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Tuesday May 24, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for “ONE FAMILY AT A TIME” A new play by the Golden Heart Players – The Oldest Theatre Troupe in New Orleans One Family at a Time explores issues that may keep New Orleanians from returning home. Episodes cover crime, education, and healthcare. The play not only looks at the problems, it [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday May 26, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films are screened at 8:00pm and 10:00pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings. Admission FREE. NOLAsynchroniCITY SHORTS: YEAH, YOU RITE! by Louis Alvarez [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. THANK GOD IT’S FRIDAY by Robert Klane Set during [...]

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Friday May 30, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street Headquarters- 3718 Saint Claude Avenue

  Press Street welcomes Sandra Wang and Crockett Bodelson (aka SCUBA), collaborative artists from Sante Fe as they bring their ICESHELF Smile Tour to New Orleans for the weekend. ICESHELF is a 22 foot diesel truck converted into a mobile gallery, performance, and work/live space inspired by the contemporary research stations of Antarctica. Biodiesel compatible [...]

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Saturday May 31, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Join us for the FEAST yer eyes Comix/ Illustration Anthology release party and Cirkus Optikus Live Comix Reading! See some of your favorite local comic artists reading live on stage!

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Thursday June 2, 2011 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Interested in finding out more about a new media effort aimed at creating more openness and accountability in New Orleans government? Come meet the voices of The Lens. They are experienced investigative reporters and bloggers who creatively combine the old and the new. Merging the accuracy, fairness and thoroughness of traditional journalism with the speed, [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday June 4, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. Wild Combination: A Portrait of Arthur Russell Wild Combination [...]

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Monday June 6, 2011 - 8:00pm to 12:00am
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

$3 at the Door The revolution is upon us – join us for New Orleans’ ONLY Auto-Authoritarian Mind Control Experiment & Drinking Game! Write laws, win beer, and elect a new Charismatic leader via the emerging technologies of MASS SELF HYPNOSIS and TURBO ZEN! Bring your own lobby and YOU could become the NEXT CHARISMAT! [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday June 6, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Stella Jones Gallery - 201 Saint Charles Avenue, Suite 132, New Orleans, LA 70170

Please join the 3rd Annual New Orleans Loving Festival for a Gallery Opening & Reception. GREY VILLET: Loving Family Portraits Featuring photographs of Richard and Mildred Loving, the interracial couple who fought marriage discrimination in the American south. The exhibit includes photographs featured at New York’s International Center of Photography, and photos that have never [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday June 7, 2012 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
@ Ashé Cultural Arts Center - 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70113

Please join the NEW ORLEANS LOVING FESTIVAL for an Opening Reception & Film Screening. MULTIRACIAL IDENTITY by Brian Chinhema (2010) Multiracial people are the fastest growing demographic in America, yet there is no official political recognition for mixed-race people. Multiracial Identity explores the social, political, and religious impact of the multiracial movement. (82 minutes)  FREE [...]

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Thursday June 7, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
@ Ashé Cultural Arts Center, Café Istanbul and the New Orleans Healing Center

Please join us for the Second Annual NEW ORLEANS LOVING FESTIVAL – JUNE 7th to 12th, 2012. The New Orleans Loving Festival is a Multiracial Community Celebration and Film Festival that challenges racial discrimination through outreach and education. The New Orleans Loving Festival is an initiative of Charitable Film Network and Press Street. Festival programs are [...]

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Thursday June 7, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ Contemporary Arts Center - 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 (Freeport McMoRan Theater)

For “Notes On The Application of Magick To Visual Art,” ELIJAH BURGHER will discuss the history of magick as its related to the arts citing examples such as Brion Gysin and William Burroughs’ use of cut-ups to discover occult meaning. FREE Admission. This lecture is hosted by the Contemporary Arts Center in conjunction with Press [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 7, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a New Orleans Premiere Screening! HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan by Megumi Nishikura & Lara Perez Takagi The film follows the lives of five “hafus”–the Japanese term for people who are half-Japanese–as they explore what it means to be multiracial and multicultural in a nation that once proudly proclaimed itself [...]

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Saturday June 7, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70151

Please join Press Street and the New Orleans Loving Festival for MIXED MESSAGES.4 – a group art exhibition about race, racism and the multiracial experience. GALLERY OPENING & RECEPTION Saturday, June 7th Press Street’s Antenna Gallery 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm FEATURED ARTISTS James Edward Bates, Bottletree, Janet Boyd, Luisa Dantas, Jeri Hilt, Soraya Jean-Louis [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 8, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
@ Café Istanbul - 2172 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117 (In the New Orleans Healing Center.)

Please join the NEW ORLEANS LOVING FESTIVAL for a film screening. CROSSING THE LINE: Multiracial Comedians by Teja Arboleda & Darby Li Po Price (2008) This award winning documentary analyzes how mixed race comedians mediate multiracial identities and humor. Crossing lines of racial, ethnic, and cultural acceptability by their very existence, multiracial comedians reveal that [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 8, 2012 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
@ Café Istanbul - 2172 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117 - In the New Orleans Healing Center

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a Comedy Performance featuring New York based comedian, writer, lawyer, husband, and new dad – ALEX BARNETT Barnett has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, in CNN.com and on NYC-TV. He is the winner of the 12th Annual Gilda’s Club (Northern NJ) Laugh-Off, and placed 2nd [...]

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Saturday June 8, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

MIXED MESSAGES.3 – Multiracial Identity, Past & Present GALLERY OPENING & RECEPTION FEATURED ARTISTS: Beatriz “Soco” OCampo, Beryl Johns, Bottletree, Brian Cirmo, Carl Joe Williams, Donte K. Hayes, Ernest Littles, Haylee Anne, Heather Muntzer, Jenna Knoblach, Muffin Bernstein, Joseph Anthony Pearson, Marlena Smith, Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy, and Tasleem Khan. GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday through Friday 1:00pm [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday June 8, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a dialog on the Multiracial Experience with a lecture by local academic – DR. MORA BEAUCHAMP-BYRD, Asst. Professor of Art History/Curator of Univ. Art Collections at Xavier University will give a lecture on a local historic figure, Arthur Bedou (1882-1966) a  Creole photographer.   Admission Free.  Seating is limited.   For more information [...]

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Thursday June 9, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Two of America’s most exciting young fiction writers—Blake Butler and Michael Kimball—will read at Antenna Gallery on Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m., courtesy of Room 220. Both authors work at the forefront of contemporary literary art, and if you have any interest in such things this is an event not to be missed. Blake [...]

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Saturday June 9, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ New Orleans Healing Center - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join Press Street for a Gallery Opening & Reception for “MIXED MESSAGES.2 – Multiracial Identity Past and Present.” Featured Artists: Katrina Andry, Yvette Boteler, Keith Duncan, Horton Humble, E. Paul Julien, Elizabeth Kleinveld, Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy, Susan O’Connor, Aubrey Roemer, Paige Valente, and Christopher Porche West.  Curated by Jerald L. White and Beryl Johns.  Admission [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday June 9, 2013 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
@ New Orleans Healing Center - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a Community Celebration. Ice Cream Social, 2:00pm – 4:00pm Family fun, free ice cream and other treats!  We’ll have activities for kids – including face painting, storytelling, art projects, and more! The ice cream social will be held in the common area of The New Orleans Healing [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 10, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113

Please join Press Street / Antenna and the New Orleans Loving Festival for a special free film screening: ONE BIG HAPA FAMILY by Jeff Chiba Stearns After a realization at a family reunion, half Japanese-Canadian filmmaker, Jeff Chiba Stearns, embarks on a journey of self-discovery to find out why everyone in his Japanese-Canadian family married [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday June 10, 2012 - 1:30pm to 6:30pm
@ Café Istanbul - 2172 St. Claude Avenue – in the New Orleans Healing Center New Orleans, LA 70117 (In the New Orleans Healing Center.)

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a Film Screening & Discussion! HOW THE WORLD GOT MIXED UP by David Okuefuna (2011) This film will re-access the meaning of the great historic force that first brought the races together – imperialism.  The film examines the complex history of interracial relationships and chronicles the shifts [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday June 10, 2012 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
@ Café Istanbul - 2172 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117 (In the New Orleans Healing Center.)

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a Film Screening & Discussion. YELLING TO THE SKY by Victoria Mahoney (2011) 17-year-old Sweetness O’Hara (Zoe Kravitz)  has arrived at the first of several life changing forks in the road. Being the daughter of mixed race parents in a less than tolerant community, she lives with [...]

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Wednesday June 11, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70151

NATIVE. HOMELAND. EXILE. Five New Orleans Women of Color Writers Capture The Coming Of Age In America’s New South. “A thousand camera flashes light the way as Black Indians dance even to the grave.” – J. Hilt “Sometimes the only way to rid yourself of an abomination is to bury it.” – A. Citchens “Teeming [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday June 12, 2011 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Come celebrate LOVING DAY with us and commemorate Loving v. Virginia (1967), the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriages in America. Loving Day fights racial prejudice through education and builds multicultural community. It’s a global network of annual celebrations that you can host or attend. It’s also an educational campaign that you can be [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday June 12, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
@ Ashé Cultural Arts Center - 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70113

Celebrate LOVING DAY with the New Orleans Loving Festival.  Join us for a special film screening! THE LOVING STORY by Nancy Buirsky & Home Box Office A racially-charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story converge in this documentary about Richard and Mildred Loving, set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. Long Way Home: The [...]

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Wednesday June 12, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Please join Room 220 for a special event as part of the New Orleans Loving Festival—Black Rabbits and White Indians: Racially Controversial Children’s Books—at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at the Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.). NOTE: Unlike most Room 220 events, this one will start (sort of) on time. It will be immediately followed [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday June 12, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a Poetic Gathering to Celebrate Mixedness and the 46th anniversary of LOVING DAY. We will have readings by local poets Travis Duc Tran, Rosana Cruz, Geryll Robinson and Delia Tomino Nakayama; and music performances by Miguel Alvarado, Kiyoko McCrae, Zuri McCormick, Abbey Justo, Peter Nu, Delia Tomino Nakayama, Rosana Cruz, Jamal [...]

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Thursday June 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please Join Us On LOVING DAY! We’re celebrating the diversity of families in our community with an ice cream social and gallery opening for the photography exhibit “Of Many Colors.” We’re also honoring and the legacy of RICHARD & MILDRED LOVING, the interracial couple whose 1967 landmark civil rights lawsuit “Loving v. Virginia” ended all [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 14, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join Press Street for a free community film screening of SHELL SHOCKED: A Documentary about Growing Up in the Murder Capital of America by John Richie. New Orleans, Louisiana is the murder capital of the United States. For the last decade, statistics have shown murder rates four to six times higher than the national [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 14, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center - 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA

Please Join us for “THE GREEN SCREEN” a monthly environmental film series produced by the Charitable Film Network and The Green Project, with support from Press Street. INGREDIENTS by Robert Bates American food is in a state of crisis. Obesity and diabetes are on the rise, food costs are skyrocketing, family farms are in decline [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday June 16, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us at THE GREEN SCREEN for an encore screening of HANDMADE NATION Starting in 2006, Handmade Nation director Faythe Levine traveled to 15 cities, logged over 19,000 miles and interviewed more than 80 individuals who are part of a tightly knit crafting community which exists both online through websites, blogs and online stores [...]

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Film Screening: Friday June 17, 2011 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a special screening of PINKY, by Elia Kazan Pinky (Jeanne Crain), a black woman who works as a nurse in Boston, finds she is able to “pass for white.” Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiancé (William Lundigan) and returns home to [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday June 18, 2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please come and join us for the last screening of Community Cinema Season:  “TWO SPIRITS” by Lydia Nibley. Filmmaker Lydia Nibley explores the cultural context behind a tragic and senseless murder. Fred Martinez was a Navajo youth slain at the age of 16. But Fred was part of an honored Navajo tradition – the nadleeh, [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday June 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. EL CANTANTE by Leo Ichaso Jennifer Lopez and Marc [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday June 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for CULTURAL FILM NIGHT, curated and hosted by Delia Tomino Nakayama, with support from Charitable Film Network and Press Street’s Antenna Gallery. PINA Filmmaker Wim Wenders takes the audience on a sensual, visually stunning journey of discovery into a new dimension: straight onto the stage with the legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday June 20, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117 (In the New Orleans Healing Center)

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a special film screening: WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE? by Catherine Gund & Tanya Selvaratnam What’s On Your Plate? is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics.  The film follows two eleven-year old multiracial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain. [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday June 21, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse, 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join Press Street for a free screening of TOXIC SOUP – The Politics of Pollution by Rory Owen Delaney (2010) “Toxic Soup” reveals pictures of environmental pollution throughout America. It’s the politics of pollution as giant corporations manipulate the system to delay environmental reform, endangering the lives of people all over the world for [...]

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Sunday June 22, 2014 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
@ Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

  Representatives from Press Street will be in Atlanta June 20-22nd for the 9/50 Southeast Arts Presenters Summit. If you are in the area swing by the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and check us out! Proximity does not always yield closeness: ACAC and co-organizers Seed Space (Nashville, TN) and Elsewhere (Greensboro, NC), have devised a [...]

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Saturday June 25, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Bay Area transmedia artist Jesús Ángel García will perform at the Antenna Gallery on Saturday, June 25, at 7 p.m. to celebrate the release of his debut novel, badbadbad. He will be joined by essayist and poet Hannah Miet. García’s work is an innovative and intense experience that combines a traditional print book, a soundtrack [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday June 25, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. SHINING STARS: The Story of Earth, Wind & Fire [...]

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Sunday June 26, 2011 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Come and witness Antenna Gallery Artists compete head to head against other artists and pastry professionals in the first annual: CUPCAKE SHOWDOWN & ARTIST CAKE WALK. The public is invited to purchase tasty treats by the contenders and enjoy the fun of competing with others in a $2 a ticket cake walk – where the contending artists and professional cakes are up for grabs!

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Film Screening: Thursday June 27, 2013 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Antenna Gallery is proud to host a free evening of short films on Thursday, June 27 at 8:00pm headlined by Jodie Mack’s mid-length film, Dusty Stacks of Mom: The Poster Project. Seth Gadsden, visiting artist, filmmaker, and Program Director of Indie Grits Film Festival , will present a small group of award winning short animated [...]

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Film Screening: Monday July 8, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from Press Street, NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul and Charitable Film Network. HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE by Sophie Ball A love story between an 18-year-old girl named Sofî, cursed by a witch into an old woman’s [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday July 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. THE CLASH: Westway to the World by Don Letts [...]

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Saturday July 12, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude Ave.

The Jung Hotel works by Susan Gisleson “The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.” — Elizabeth Bowen, Irish-born writer (1899-1973) The Jung Hotel is an [...]

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Saturday July 13, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Ave.

SLOW LIGHT New Work by Annie Laurie Erickson In this series of photographs, AnnieLaurie Erickson addresses the phenomenon of afterimages – the latent imagery that remains on our retinas after we look at the sun or bright objects in the dark. Using handmade artificial retinas that absorb and release the remains of light, Erickson simulates [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday July 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. STANDING IN THE SHADOWS OF MOWTOWN by Paul Justman [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday July 19, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:35pm
@ The Green Project - Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free screening of FOOD INC., by Robert Kenner (2008) Documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner uses reports by Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser and The Omnivore’s Dilemma author Michael Pollan as a springboard to exploring where the food we purchase at the grocery store really comes from, and what it means [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday July 21, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ The Green Project, 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a Free film screening of WASTE LAND by Lucy Walker Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday July 23, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. THELONIOUS MONK: Straight, No Chaser by Charlotte Zwering Expanding [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday July 26, 2011 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Contemporary Arts Center - 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Please join us for a special film screening of CON ARTIST by Michael Sladek From the beginning, Mark Kostabi openly pronounced his raison d’être as an artist: to take all the cash and all the glory. A superstar during the frantic glory of the 1980s New York art world, Kostabi has unapologetically signed and sold [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday July 28, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free Screening of SKIN by Anthony Fabian SKIN is one of the most moving stories to emerge from apartheid South Africa: Sandra Laing is a black child born in the 1950s to white Afrikaners, unaware of their black ancestry. Her parents are rural shopkeepers serving the local black community, who [...]

"PEPE KID" actors Ramon Maldonado, Abel Valdez and Guillermo Bermudez..  Photo courtesy Facundo International.

Film Screening: Saturday July 28, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Contemporary Arts Center - Freeport McMoRan Theater, 900 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

Please join Press Street for DEEP SOUTH BY SUROESTE – A New Orleans / Austin Film Exchange. Deep South by Suroeste (DSXSO) will host a FREE public screening of 7 Spanish and English language short films that focus on the Latino experience in the southwest.  The roster of award winning films includes two Cannes short [...]

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Saturday July 30, 2011 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm
@ The Good Children Gallery - 4037 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

The Good Children Gallery will host BYOB: NEW ORLEANS, a one-night exhibition featuring a number of local artists that use projectors in their work. A selection of that work will also be available for viewing on the following day during regular gallery hours (Sunday, July 31st from12p-5p). In Europe, projectors are often referred to as [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday July 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3718 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network.  Free Admission – SEATING IS LIMITED.  For more information, contact soulsister@post.com. FREESYTLE – The Art of Rhyme by Kevin Fitzgerald [...]

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Film Screening: Monday August 6, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117 (In the New Orleans Healing Center)

Please join Press Street for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. Mondays in August at 7:00pm Café Istanbul – in the New Orleans Healing Center 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117 FREE Admission/Refreshments. Cash bar.  Seating is limited. Co-presented with Press [...]

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Friday August 8, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Unknown

We would like to welcome our host committee members on Friday, August 8th from 6-9pm at the Press Street Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.) for a private preview of the True Colors Exhibition. This is a unique opportunity to meet the artists behind the show. Want an invitation to this excessive party? Become a [...]

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Saturday August 9, 2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Dancing Grounds (3705 St. Claude Ave)

Antenna Gallery’s “True Colors” exhibit is very excited to feature a performance by Atlanta-based artist, Hez Stalcup on August 9th from 7-11 pm at Dancing Grounds (3705 St. Claude Ave.) This event will be free and open to the public. Hez Stalcup works through collaboration that encourages the challenge of how to speak to life [...]

Butter on the Sidewalk. Photo: Natalie McLaurin.

Friday August 10, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ 2114 St. Claude. (St. Claude and Frenchmen, enter on Frenchmen)

Friday August 10, 2012 6pm-9pm ‘The Antenna Auxiliary’ 2114 St. Claude Avenue (Enter on Frenchman Street) A sweet and sticky one-night outdoor show celebrating the ephemeral. Featuring the work of: Kevin Baer David Hassel Sean Hernandez Georgia Kennedy Morgana King Nina Schwanse Paulina Sierra Organized by Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell and Natalie McLaurin

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Saturday August 10, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude Ave.

Cristobal Mendoza & Annica Cuppetelli Ashley John Pigford Greg Pond & Jesse Thompson Casey Reas Technology and new media is an ever-growing, expansive realm in contemporary art practice. void loop showcases six artists from around the country who merge art and technology in a myriad of ways, pushing the boundaries of computed visual and audible [...]

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Film Screening: Monday August 13, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - In the New Olreans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join Press Street for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. Mondays in August at 7:00pm Café Istanbul – in the New Orleans Healing Center 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117 FREE Admission/Refreshments. Cash bar.  Seating is limited. Co-presented with Press [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday August 16, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free screening of IF A TREE FALLS, by Marshall Curry (2011) If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front looks behind-the-curtain at the ELF and explores two pressing issues in America today — environmentalism and terrorism. Part coming-of-age tale, part cops-and-robbers thriller, the film interweaves a verite [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday August 18, 2011 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
@ The Green Project, 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join THE GREEN SCREEN for a selection of short environmental films co-presented by the Gulf Restoration Network.  Admission is FREE and open to the public.  Doors open at 6:30pm, film starts at 7:00pm.  Complementary Sailor Jerry “Stormy” Cocktails and food from Elizabeth’s Restaurant! FEATURED FILMS: Gulf Tides 11: Deepwater Deliberations by Gulf Restoration Network, [...]

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Thursday August 18, 2011 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
@ Lost Love Lounge, 2925 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA

Please join Press Street in supporting T-Lot’s fundraiser for their upcoming show “Range” which opens this October and will be on view until January 2012. Funds raised will help the group cover the costs of printing, installation staples, such as extension cords, lights, projector, etc… Special thanks to The Lost Love Lounge for providing the [...]

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Saturday August 18, 2012 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
@ St. Roch Community Church - 1738 Saint Roch Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us at Press Street’s Second Annual CUPCAKE THROWDOWN & ARTIST CAKE WALK!

We will have tasty treats made by home bakers and professional pastry chefs that you can purchase or win by competing in a $2 a ticket cake walk.  We will also have free cupcakes for kids in costumes (while they last), and a raffle for a Press Street tote bag filled with prizes.  Admission is FREE.  For more information contact info@press-street.com.

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Friday August 19, 2011 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Join us for the second Comix Reading Night to see cartoonists and comic book artists read their work aloud while video is projected on the big screen!  Featuring Caesar Meadows, John Slade, Kelly Stiles w/ April Gilmore, and Otto Splotch.  FREE Admission!  Please note that some of the material contains adult content.

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Film Screening: Monday August 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street and Charitable Film Network. ORIGIN: SPIRITS OF THE PAST by Keiichi Sugiyama Origin: Spirits of the Past, known in Japan as Gin-iro no kami no Agito, [...]

Wild Style

Film Screening: Monday August 20, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - In the New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. Mondays in August at 7:00pm Café Istanbul – in the New Orleans Healing Center 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117 FREE Admission/Refreshments. Cash bar.  Seating is limited. Co-presented with [...]

The Green Screen

Film Screening: Thursday August 22, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please Join us for “THE GREEN SCREEN” a monthly environmental film series produced by the Charitable Film Network and The Green Project, with support from Press Street. PARADISE FADED: The Fight for Louisiana by Jared Arsement The Fight for Louisiana is an excellent film that analyzes the causes, effects, and solutions to wetland loss in [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday August 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
@ Press Street Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude)

Please join us on August 23rd from 2-5 pm at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery (3718 St.Claude Ave.) as journalist/ activist Billy Manes presents the documentary “Billy & Alan.” The documentary will be followed by a panel discussion on marriage quality and with Forum for Equality. This event is free and open to the public This [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday August 23, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude)

Please join us on Saturday, August 23rd from 6-8pm at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.) for a presentation of short films by film maker Gabrielle Pescador and writers Nancylee Myatt and Paige Bernhardt of MyHardt Productions, & Producer/Director/Owner of tellofilms.com Christin Baker. This Event is free and open to the public This [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday August 24, 2013 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for the New Orleans Premiere of REWIND THIS! by Josh Johnson.  Admission FREE – Seating is limited. Home video changed the way the world consumed films. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. REWIND THIS! is a documentary that traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday August 26, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a free film screening of “THE LOVING PROJECT: E-RACE” a dynamic dance/theater/music performance that explores interracial marriages and nontraditional partnerships through historical and present-day perspectives. This timely and relevant work offers reflections on racism, sexism, and gender bias, and highlights aspects of union that make partnership between [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday August 27, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
@ Louisiana Humanities Center, 938 Lafayette Street, Suite 300 New Orleans, LA 70113

Please join us for a FREE Film Presentation & Screening with FACUNDO INTERNATIONAL 6:00 PM, El Gallo Reception – Free parking available behind the Louisiana Humanities Center. 6:30 PM, Facundo International film presentation & Panel Discussion – “How Community Cinema Killed Hollywood” Let’s face it, things are not going to be changing drastically in Hollywood [...]

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Film Screening: Monday August 27, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - In the New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join Press Street for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. Mondays, August 27th at 7:00pm Café Istanbul – in the New Orleans Healing Center 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117 DOWN THE RHODES: THE FENDER RHODES STORY by Benjamin Bove [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday August 27, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, La 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network. THE WIZ by Sidney Lument Celebrate Michael Jackson’s birthday week with the film named by ‘Entertainment Weekly’ as #28 of [...]

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Friday August 29, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Ashe CAC (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd)

Unfortunately, all good things must end! Please join us for the closing reception of True Colors at Ashe CAC (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd) on August 29th from 6- 9 pm. This event is free and open to the public This event would not be possible without the John Burton Harter Charitable Trust (http://www.jbharter.org/info/trust.html). Thank [...]

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Saturday August 30, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Lucky Pierre's (735 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70116)

Please join us from August 30th to the 31st from 6pm to 9pm at Lucky Pierre’s for a photo shoot to further the Gay Face photo project. For more information please visit their website at http://www.gayface1stclass.com/about/. This event is free and open to the public. This event would not be possible without the John Burton Harter [...]

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Saturday August 9, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude)

True Colors focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) experiences. Founded and curated by Holis Hannan, True Colors features prominent and emerging LGBTQ and allied artists alongside community events. Featured artists: J.B. Harter, David Hockney, George Dureau, Skylar Fein, Jack Balas, Sarah Sole, John Paradiso, Lovie Olivia, Stephen Honicki, Zoe-Perry Wood, Tyrus Clutter, Keith Perelli, [...]

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Film Screening: Monday September 1, 2014 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Ave.

Heroes A Labor Day Screening Program Program (3pm-9pm): 3PM Union Maids (51 min) 4PM Maquilapolis: City of Factories (60 min) 5:30PM Open Screen, New Orleans 7PM American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (82 min) Labor Day is a chance to reflect on the spirit of America’s workforce and acknowledge the importance that each [...]

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Film Screening: Monday September 2, 2013 - 6:30pm to 1:00am
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

FILMS ABOUT WORKERS Free Labor Day screening & discussion program. Films About Workers will feature a slue of… well, films about workers. The program will begin at 6:30 PM with past & abstract films about workers–a melange of 9 short pieces that deal with the worker in unique & historically significant topics. Featured filmmakers/artists include [...]

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Wednesday September 3, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Ashe CAC (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd)

Please join us on September 3rd from 6-9pm at Ashe CAC (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd) for an award winning performance by Scott Turner Schofield. “Debutante Balls” is a theatrical stand-up comedy dance through the fascinating culture of the Southern Debutante Ball. Schofield’s wicked sense of self-aware humor and poetic sensibility guide us gently (or is [...]

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Thursday September 4, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude)

Please join us and Scott Turner Schofield at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery on September 4th from 6-9pm for a happy hour and talk with the artist about his life and work. Expect a lively Q and A! A man who was a woman, a lesbian turned (kind of) straight guy – who most people assume [...]

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Wednesday September 5, 2012 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
@ Generations Hall - 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, New Orleans, LA 70130

Join Press Street’s Antenna Gallery at The Fourth Annual Culture Collision- A City-Wide Celebration to Kick-Off the Cultural Season in New Orleans! 5:30 – 8:00PM:  Network with over 50 Performing and Visual Arts organizations – including Antenna, ROOM 220 and NOLA MIX Youth DJ Program!  All participating organizations will be prepared to sell you tickets [...]

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Saturday September 6, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Dancing Grounds (3705 St. Claude Ave)

Please join us on September 6th from 7-9pm at Dancing Grounds (3705 St. Claude Ave) for a new performance by the award winning Scott Turner Schofield. “365 Days of Crazy (AlaskaAtlantaAvignon)” is the autobiographical journey of Schofield’s suicide attempt on a dark night in Alaska to his survival and recovery at home in Atlanta, and [...]

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Film Screening: Monday September 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street and Charitable Film Network. A BOY AND HIS SAMURAI (Chonmage Purin) by Yoshihiro Nakamura Kijima Yasube (Ryo Nishikido), a samurai from the Edo Period, travels through [...]

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Film Screening: Monday September 10, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Café Istanbul – 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. Icons Among Us: Jazz in the Present Tense by Lars Larson, Michael Rivoira & Pete J. Vogt This movie has been hailed as “the most significant jazz documentary in recent decades,” [...]

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Thursday September 13, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Lipstick & Lingerie Boutique (7011 St. Claude Ave.)

Room 220 is pleased to present the book launch for Carolyn Hembree’s Skinny, a collection of her poetry published by Kore Press. The event will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Lipstick & Lingerie Boutique in Arabi (7011 St. Claude Ave., just past Jackson Barracks; entrance on Friscoville Avenue). Copies of [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday September 15, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a Free film screening of DIRT! THE MOVIE by Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow and Laurie Benenson DIRT! the Movie – brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impact that the soil has. It shares the stories of experts from all over the world who study and are able to [...]

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Film Screening: Monday September 17, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Café Istanbul – 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. Wattstax by Mel Stuart Wattstax, also known as “Black Woodstock,” is Mel Stuart’s documentary of the epochal 1972 concert hosted by Stax Records at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which drew [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday September 17, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for Musically Speaking with DJ Soul Sister – A series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Press Street, WWOZ and Charitable Film Network. “ROCKERS” by Theodoros Bafaloukos Originally intended to be a documentary, Rockers is a full-length feature film which authentically showcases the [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday September 20, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free screening of GASLAND, by Josh Fox (2010) In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his home in the Delaware River Basin was on top of the Marcellus Shale, a rock formation containing natural gas that stretches across New York, Pennsylvania and huge stretches of the Northeast. He was offered $100,000 [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday September 22, 2011 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

A would-be racist named Ned is locked up in a mental institution because he thinks he murdered an African-American woman. During his stay, he becomes involved with a beautiful African-American patient who believes she is the reincarnation of Hitler. They escape the institution together, but life on the outside proves to be tougher than they ever imagined.

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Film Screening: Monday September 23, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street, JETAA NOLA and Charitable Film Network. LIVE YOUR DREAM: The Taylor Anderson Story by Reggie Life LIVE YOUR DREAM is a story about Taylor Anderson and [...]

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Film Screening: Monday September 24, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Café Istanbul – 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister. WTF: An Okaymentary by Tim Atkins, Leslye James, Dominic Del Bene, and Chris & Lamont Peoples This film tells the story of how one online community – the users of okayplayer.com [...]

The Green Screen

Film Screening: Thursday September 26, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please Join us for “THE GREEN SCREEN”a monthly environmental film series produced by the Charitable Film Network and The Green Project, with support from Press Street. MINE by Geralyn Pezanoski MINE is a documentary about the essential bond between humans and animals, set against the backdrop of one of the worst disasters in modern U.S. [...]

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Thursday September 27, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Melvin's -- 2112 St. Claude Ave.

Room 220 is pleased to present the first installation of this fall’s LIVE PROSE reading series with T. Geronimo Johnson, Khaled al-Berry, and Lucy Fricke at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 at Melvin’s (2112 St. Claude Ave.). T. Geronimo Johnson is a New Orleans native and author of the novel Hold It ‘Til It Hurts, [...]

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Film Screening: Friday September 27, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118

Please join us for the New Orleans premiere of WAITED FOR by Nerina Penzhorn. WAITED FOR interweaves three stories of South African lesbians who adopt across racial lines. The documentary explores the ways in which these queer families challenge and are challenged by the traditional hierarchies of race and heterosexism that are still deeply entrenched [...]

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Film Screening: Monday October 1, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ CAFE ISTANBUL - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister.  Co-presented with Press Street, Cafe Istanbul,  WWOZ, and Charitable Film Network. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  Admission Free – Cash Bar. Monday, October 1st DOWN THE RHODES: The Fender Rhodes Story by [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday October 2, 2012 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street and Charitable Film Network.   Organized by Michelle Hansen, Lancelot Jean Mallia, Delia Tomino Nakayama and Jerald White. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  Admission Free – Cash Bar. SCHEDULE: October [...]

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Thursday October 3, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Please join Room 220 for the first installment of our Fall 2013 series of Happy Hour Salons as we host a delegation of esteemed authors and poets from around the world, courtesy of the University of Iowa International Writing Program. The salon takes place from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday October 5, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

SICK! Twisted! DIRTY! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the new Scumbag Cinema Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  Admission [...]

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Friday October 5, 2012 - 10:00pm to 3:00am
@ The Dragon's Den - 435 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116

Jump Start your weekend at the NOLA MIX Fundraiser Party to benefit Press Street’s Youth DJ Programs at Antenna Gallery, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, and the Freret Neighborhood Center.  We will have performances by local DJs: Brice Nice, DJ Proppa Bear, DJ Pr_ck, DJ DubLa, DJ Yamin , DJ Tony Skratchere, DJ BeesKnees, Slangston Hughes [...]

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Friday October 7, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

SLIDE SHOW / ARTIST TALK & BOOK SIGNING Friday, October 7th, 6:00pm at Antenna Artist Lynda Frese will give an artist talk followed by a book signing for her new publication Pacha Mama: earth realm. The artist will share recent images from the Peruvian Amazon and other off-the-grid experiences that helped shape the environmental themes of her work. [...]

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Film Screening: Monday October 7, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street, JETAA NOLA and Charitable Film Network. UZUMAKI by Higuchinsky The inhabitants of a small Japanese town become increasingly obsessed and tormented by spirals.  Horror  (2000, 90 [...]

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Film Screening: Monday October 8, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ CAFE ISTANBUL - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister.  Co-presented with Press Street, Cafe Istanbul,  WWOZ, Whole Foods Market, and Charitable Film Network. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  Admission Free – Cash Bar. Monday, October 8th SOUL POWER by Jeffrey Levy-Hinte [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday October 12, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  Admission [...]

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Saturday October 12, 2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery 3718 St. Claude Ave.

The soul silently fidgets new sculpture by Christopher Deris Deris’ three-dimensional constructions often involve simple mechanical movements; fantastical creations that act as surrogates or metaphors for humanity. Each piece is an experiment in capturing, visually, a genuine feeling within the confines of a crafted environment. Born in New Orleans and raised in Slidell, Louisiana, Deris [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday October 13, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ 3817 St. Claude Avenue

Cinema Reset will present three screenings of experimental videos, art, and cinema during the New Orleans Film Festival.   Videorover: Season 6 Videorover, NURTUREart’s dedicated video program, is an ever-expanding forum for emerging and underrepresented artists working in video. While producing and sharing video is becoming increasingly easier, truly exceptional video works still deserve to [...]

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Film Screening: Monday October 14, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ 3718 St. Claude Avenue

Cinema Reset will present three screenings of experimental videos, art, and cinema during the New Orleans Film Festival. “Monkey”: A Journey West “I have to render myself to what surrounds me. I have to morph into a union with the clouds and the rocks, in order to be what I am.” –Werner Herzog In both [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday October 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ 3718 St. Claude Avenue

Cinema Reset will present three screenings of experimental videos, art, and cinema during the New Orleans Film Festival. Impakt Abroad: Wholesome Visions from Europe Joris Lindhout, video programmer for the Impakt Organization, presents a selection of recent European videos. The works hold a wide range of concerns, from political currents in the Balkan to post-colonialism [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday October 16, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St. Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street and Charitable Film Network.   Organized by Michelle Hansen, Lancelot Jean Mallia, Delia Tomino Nakayama and Jerald White. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  Admission Free -  Cash Bar. SCHEDULE: October [...]

The Green Screen

Film Screening: Thursday October 18, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project Warehouse - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join Press Street for a free screening of BLUE VINYL by Daniel B. Gold & Judith Helfand With a lighthearted tone, Blue Vinyl follows one woman’s quest for an environmentally sound cladding for her parents’ house in Merrick, Long Island, New York. The film also investigates the many negative health effects of polyvinyl chloride [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday October 19, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery – 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  Admission [...]

The Green Screen

Film Screening: Thursday October 20, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please join us for a free screening of THE BIG UNEASY by Harry Shearer. In his feature-length documentary The Big Uneasy, humorist and New Orleans resident Harry Shearer gets the inside story of a disaster that could have been prevented from the people who were there. Shearer speaks to the tireless investigators and experts who [...]

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Film Screening: Monday October 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street, JETAA NOLA and Charitable Film Network. HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan by Megumi Nishikura & Lara Perez Takagi The film follows the lives of five [...]

The Upsetter

Film Screening: Monday October 22, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Location to be announced

This Screening Has Been Postponed And Will Be Rescheduled At A Later Date.Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister.  Co-presented with Press Street, Cafe Istanbul,  WWOZ, Whole Foods Market, and Charitable Film Network. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  Admission [...]

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Monday October 22, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ 725 St. Ferdinand St.

The fall 2012 season of Room 220 ‘s LIVE PROSE reading series continues in October with a double dose of darkness. Adam Parfrey and Joseph Scott Morgan will present their new books—which deal with the seriously mysterious and macabre—at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, at 725 St. Ferdinand St. (between Dauphine and Royal Streets, [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3718 St. Claude Avenue

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Tuesday October 22, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ The Saturn Bar (3067 St. Claude Ave.)

Join Room 220 as we host the venerable Oxford American for a Happy Hour Salon featuring local contributors to the current issue. The salon will take place from 7 – 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Saturn Bar (3067 St. Claude Ave.) and will feature readings and live music. Copies of the new [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday October 26, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  Admission [...]

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Thursday October 27, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery -- 3161 Burgundy St., NOLA

Mark Yakich will celebrate the launch of his novel A Meaning for Wife as part of Room 220’s Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, along with Ig Publishing press-mate Laura Ellen Scott, author of Death Wishing. Mark Yakich is a poet and an associate professor of [...]

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Film Screening: Monday October 29, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ CAFE ISTANBUL - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for MUSICALLY SPEAKING – A new series of music-themed movies and documentaries on Mondays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister.  Co-presented with Press Street, Cafe Istanbul,  WWOZ, Whole Foods Market, and Charitable Film Network. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  Admission Free – Cash Bar. Monday, October 29 ROUND MIDNIGHT by Bertrand Tavernier [...]

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Film Screening: Tuesday October 30, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street and Charitable Film Network.   Organized by Michelle Hansen, Lancelot Jean Mallia, Delia Tomino Nakayama and Jerald White. For more information contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  FREE Admission -  Cash Bar. BATTLE ROYALE [...]

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Friday November 2, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ -- 3817 St. Claude Ave.

Join Room 220 for an evening of discussion between media theorists Joy Fuqua and Michele White at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 at the brand new Press Street Headquarters (3817 St. Claude Ave., at Pauline). Both authors have recently released books via Duke University Press that examine, respectively, the history of hospital televisions and [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday November 4, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Mimi's in the Marigny (upstairs) – 2601 Royal St. New Orleans.

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, Mimi’s in the Marigny, and WWOZ.  FREE Admission! Cash bar, featuring drink specials. Tapas menu served.  For more information, contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org.  [...]

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Film Screening: Monday November 4, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street, JETAA NOLA and Charitable Film Network. RAN by Akira Kurosawa A story of greed, a lust for power, and ultimate revenge.  An elderly warlord abdicates as [...]

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Film Screening: Monday November 5, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street, and Charitable Film Network.   TAMPOPO by Jûzô Itami A truck driver stops at a small family run noodle shop and decides to help their fledgling business. The story is [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday November 9, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  Admission [...]

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Saturday November 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
@ The Candle Factory, 4537 N. Robertson Street (at Japonica)

As part of the Memory Project exhibition, we invite you to join a sensory interactive performance, a possible meeting of somebody else’s memories and stories of your own. This New Orleans adaptation of Sense-Action is a piece created by Polish artist Tomek Ciesielski with music composed by Kuba Pa?ys, and will be an extension of the [...]

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Friday November 11, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Room 220 is pleased to host an evening of live poetry at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at the Antenna Gallery. Joshua Edwards is director and co-editor of Canarium Books, an esteemed publisher of poetry that has released books by Ish Klein, John Beer, Paul Killebrew, and Robert Fernandez, among others. Edwards is the [...]

The Upsetter

Film Screening: Sunday November 11, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Mimi's in the Marigny (upstairs) – 2601 Royal St. New Orleans.

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, Mimi’s in the Marigny, and WWOZ.  FREE Admission! Cash bar, featuring drink specials. Tapas menu served.  For more information contact: mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org, [...]

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24hrs: 6:30am Saturday November 12, 2011 - 6:30am November 13
@ The Old Ironworks at 612 Piety Street (near the corner of Piety and Chartre Street)

crowdsourced animation from the 2011 Draw-a-thon from C.Egan on Vimeo. November 12-13 at the Old Iron Works – Located at 612 Piety Street (New Location!!!) This year it is important that you back our Draw-a-thon kickstarter Campaign! Draw-a-thon is an expensive enterprise and it won’t be possible this year without generous support from folks like [...]

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Film Screening: Thursday November 15, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ The Green Project - 2831 Marais Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Please Join us for a free screening of URBANIZED by Gary Hurstwit Urbanized is a documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.  (85 minutes, 2011)  Admission Free.  Seating is limited.  Doors open at [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday November 16, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Double Feature Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to [...]

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Friday November 18, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Room 220 is pleased to host a group of writers brought to New Orleans by PANK Magazine at 7 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 18, at the Antenna Gallery. PANK is an literary undertaking that includes periodicals both print and online, as well as a chapbook imprint. Its editors occasionally muster PANK‘s national network of writers [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday November 18, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Mimi's in the Marigny (upstairs) – 2601 Royal St. New Orleans.

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries on selected Sundays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, and WWOZ. Please Note NEW TIME AND LOCATION for November: 6:00 p.m. Sundays at Mimi’s in the Marigny (upstairs) – 2601 Royal [...]

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Film Screening: Monday November 19, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul – 2372 St Claude Avenue, NOLA 70117

Please join us for NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – A new monthly film series co-presented by the Japan Society of New Orleans, Cafe Istanbul, Press Street, and Charitable Film Network.   DEPARTURES by Yôjirô Takita When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi moves back to his hometown and takes a job preparing corpses for burial. Too embarrassed [...]

Photography: John Jeremiah Sullivan by Harry Taylor; Nathaniel Rich by Hannah Welling.

Monday November 21, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

The final installment of the fall season of Room 220‘s Live Prose at the Antenna Gallery reading series, November’s event is not to be missed. Read the Room 220 interview with John Jeremiah Sullivan. John Jeremiah Sullivan, Southern editor of The Paris Review, will celebrate the launch of his new book of essays, Pulphead, which [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday November 23, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Double Feature Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to [...]

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Saturday November 23, 2013 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
@ All-Ways Lounge (2240 St. Claude Ave.)

Room 220 is pleased to present a Happy Hour Salon to celebrate the local launch of Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, edited by Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker, from 4 – 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, at the All Ways Lounge (2240 St. Claude Ave). Maple Street Book Shop will be on hand [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday November 25, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
@ Mimi's in the Marigny (upstairs) – 2601 Royal St. New Orleans.

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries on selected Sundays, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, and WWOZ. Please Note NEW TIME AND LOCATION for November: 6:00 p.m. Sundays at Mimi’s in the Marigny (upstairs) – 2601 Royal [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday November 28, 2012 - 12:00pm to 12:00pm
@ To Be Announced

SAVE THE DATE! 2nd Annual Social Change Film Festival & Institute, New Orleans – 2012 Wednesday, November 28 – Sunday, December 2 Film Selections & Workshop Program Schedule to be announced. REGISTER NOW! – www.socialchangefilmfestival.org The mission of the Social Change Film Festival & Institute is to support filmmakers to be effective social activists and [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday November 30, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates! Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  Admission [...]

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Friday November 30, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ (3718 St. Claude Ave.)

Room 220 is excited to present an evening with photographer Barbara Nitke, who will be on hand at the Press Street Headquarters (3718 St. Claude Ave.) during a happy hour salon from 6 – 9 p.m. on Friday, November 30, in conjunction with PhotoNOLA. Nitke will give a presentation of her new monograph, American Ecstasy, at [...]

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24hrs: 6:00am Saturday November 30, 2013 - 6:00am December 1
@ Marigny Opera House

The 8TH ANNUAL 24 HR DRAW-A-THON will begin 6am November 30th, 2013 at the Marigny Opera House! Press Street’s 24-hour Draw-a-thon is the only event of its kind in the city of New Orleans. It is an art experience in which people are active participants– not spectators; where the entire premise is to encourage creating [...]

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24hrs: 6:30am Saturday December 1, 2012 - 6:30am December 2
@ Marigny Opera House 725 Saint Ferdinand St.

Draw-a-thon is once again at a new location, this year at the amazing Marigny Opera House. Thanks for making this year’s Draw-a-thon happen by backing the Kickstarter! Press Street’s 24-hour Draw-a-thon is the only event of its kind in the city of New Orleans. It is an art experience in which people are active participants– [...]

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Film Screening: Monday December 3, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ New Orleans African American Museum - 1418 Governor Nicholls Street, New Orleans, LA

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  FREE Admission and Refreshments! Cash bar.  For more information, contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org. [...]

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Film Screening: Wednesday December 7, 2011 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery - 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Sick! Twisted! Dirty! Repulsive! Calling all degenerates!Come out for the Scumbag Cinema Double Feature Series! Get out of the flop house, crack house, or from under that bridge and come by for some of the weirdest films you’ve never seen! This stuff’ll stain your mind and be sure to send your soul straight to hell!  [...]

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Film Screening: Monday December 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Cafe Istanbul - 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street, JETAA NOLA and Charitable Film Network. RENT A CAT by Naoko Ogigami Sayoko rents out cats. Every day she walks along the banks of the river [...]

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Film Screening: Monday December 10, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ New Orleans African American Museum - 1418 Governor Nicholls Street, New Orleans, LA

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  FREE Admission and Refreshments! Cash bar.  For more information, contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org. [...]

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Monday December 10, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ -- 3817 St. Claude Ave.

As those of us in the know are all too acutely aware, the end of the world is going to take place on December 21, 2012. We are not sure what will happen–will the universe simply implode in God’s hands? will a terrible virus spread like lightning, driving man and beast alike mad?–but we at [...]

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Tuesday December 11, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans

Cocktail reception and visit with Prospect.3 Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, Prospect.3 Curatorial Advisor Rita Gonzalez, and visiting artists Mary Ellen Carroll and Theaster Gates. Tuesday December 11, 2012 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Press Street’s Antenna Gallery 3718 Saint Claude Avenue We hope very much that you can join us! Prospect.3 will open to the public October 25, [...]

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Wednesday December 12, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ, 3718 St Claude Ave, New Orleans LA 70117

As part of Press Street’s Impending Apocalypse series we are proud to present these two workshops for your eschatonic preparations. Fashions for a Post Apocalypse Era with Natalie McLaurin and Ryn Wilson Worried about the decline of your closet after the end of days? Look no further, we’ll show you how to turn your old scraps [...]

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Thursday December 13, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ, 3718 St Claude Ave, New Orleans LA 70117

7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, New Orleans author Moira Crone will present a reading of her new novel, The Not Yet, which takes place in the near future, in a post-apocalyptic Mississippi Delta in which resources are slim, society is radically stratified, the elites are hellbent on living forever, and one young hero is left to piece [...]

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Thursday December 13, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ -- 3718 St. Claude Ave.

By Ari Braverman In Moira Crone’s new sci-fi parable, The Not Yet, coastal flooding has turned the Gulf South into a wild archipelago. The New Orleans Islands are mostly a playground for Heirs, the decadent ruling class whose lives have been artificially extended for centuries and revolve around entertainment and vapid ritual.  Naturals—or “Nats,” the [...]

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Film Screening: Friday December 14, 2012 - 6:00pm to 12:00am
@ Press Street HQ, 3718 St Claude Ave, New Orleans LA 70117

Wesley Stokes presents this two day movie marathon in anticipation of the end of days. 6 pm - Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985) At the end of the world, Mel Gibson rages on as Mad Max! After a few years of fighting on the road against weirdo future punks with battle-ready vehicles, Mad Max re-emerges at a [...]

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Saturday December 14, 2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Avenue

Opening Reception: 6:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday, December 14th Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans Gallery Hours: 12-5pm Tues-Sun through January 4th   Carlie Trosclair’s (un)dwelling Exhibition at Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, 12/14/13- 1/5/14 Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 12 P.M. to 5 P.M. (if you are visiting on a weekday please call ahead to insure [...]

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Film Screening: Saturday December 15, 2012 - 6:00pm to 12:00am
@ Press Street HQ, 3718 St Claude Ave, New Orleans LA 70117

Wesley Stokes presents this two day movie marathon in anticipation of the end of days. 6 pm - The Omega Man (1971) Charlton Heston tries to keep his sanity and as always, his guns in the future where humanity has become extinct. Based on the book, I Am Legend, this story has been adapted to film previously [...]

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Film Screening: Sunday December 16, 2012 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
@ Buffa's Bar & Restaurant - 1001 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116

Please join us for NOLAsynchroniCITY, a new monthly film series featuring the extraordinary culture of New Orleans and our Louisiana heritage. The films will be shown twice at 8pm and 10pm on Sunday nights at Buffa’s Bar & Restaurant. Filmmakers will be available for questions in between screenings.   Admission FREE. FLOOD STREETS by Helen Krieger [...]

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Saturday December 17, 2011 - 11:00am to 6:00pm
@ The Joan Mitchell Center, 2275 Bayou Road, New Orleans, LA 7011

Purchase limited edition Press Street publications for the holidays! Join us at AVANT GARDEN – a new semi-annual curated arts market hosted by Constance, a local arts organization.  Avant Garden features artists, designers, makers and taste-makers from the New Orleans community, as well as PECHA KUCHA – a place for young artists and thinkers to [...]

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Film Screening: Monday December 17, 2012 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ New Orleans African American Museum - 1418 Governor Nicholls Street, New Orleans, LA

Please join us for “Musically Speaking” with DJ Soul Sister – A weekly series of music-themed movies and documentaries, curated and hosted by DJ Soul Sister, and co-presented by Charitable Film Network, Press Street, New Orleans African American Museum, Whole Foods Market, and WWOZ.  FREE Admission and Refreshments! Cash bar.  For more information, contact mail@charitablefilmnetwork.org. [...]

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Saturday December 8, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Press Street HQ, 3718 St Claude Ave, New Orleans LA 70117

Press Street is excited to present this week long series of events in our new home at 3718 St Claude Ave, December 8 – December 15 in anticipation of the end of the world! See below for event details. Antenna Presents END OF DAYS (as seen on TV) Press Street’s Antenna Gallery, 3718 St Claude Ave Opening [...]

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Thursday September 29, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
@ Antenna Gallery, 3161 Burgundy Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Michael Martone—author of twelve books of fiction and nonfiction and contributor to Harper’s, Esquire, The Best American Essays and The Best American Short Stories—will celebrate the release of a new book of short stories along with two of his former students, Michael J. Lee and Christopher Hellwig on Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. at the Antenna Gallery.

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Opening Reception: 6:00pm-10:00pm, Sat Aug 9
Press Street Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude)
Gallery Hours: 12-5pm Tues-Sun through Aug 29

True Colors focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) experiences. Founded and curated by Holis Hannan, True Colors features prominent and emerging LGBTQ and allied artists alongside community events. Featured artists: J.B. Harter, David Hockney, George Dureau, Skylar Fein, Jack Balas, Sarah Sole, John Paradiso, Lovie Olivia, Stephen Honicki, Zoe-Perry Wood, Tyrus Clutter, Keith Perelli, [...]

NOLA BOOK AND LITERARY NEWS

from Nathan C. Martin and Friends.
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The Waves, a new quarterly LGBTQ reading series, will hold its inaugural reading at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 28, at Antenna Gallery (3718 St. Claude Ave.)  The series will present local and visiting writers alongside emerging and student voices to encompass a multigenerational LGBTQ perspective.

This edition of The Waves will present an all-local cast of writers featuring Chanel Clarke, Tyler Gillespie, Elizabeth Gross, Megan McHugh, Kay Murphy, Brad Richard, Anne Marie Rooney, Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Spencer Silverthorne, and Madeleine LeCesne.

The Waves is also accepting submissions from writers interested in reading at future events.  You can find info and submission guidelines at their website.

As always, this Room 220 event is free and open to the public.

About the authors:

Anne Marie Rooney is the author of Spitshine, as well as two chapbooks.

Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers was born in a hailstorm, is the author of the poetry collection Chord Box, and lives on a street named Desire.

Tyler Gillespie is a pale Floridian whose writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Rolling Stone, Salon, NPR, and PANK, among other places.

Madeleine LeCesne is a senior at Lusher School and a writer in the Certificate of Artistry Program, directed by Brad Richard.

Elizabeth Gross throws her poems around and recently some have landed in LEVELER, Painted Bride Quarterly, B O D Y, and the upcoming Queer South anthology from Sibling Rivalry Press.

Spencer Silverthorne is a MFA candidate in poetry at the University of New Orleans.

Chanel Clarke is a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers and has had poems published in Anti-, Flag and Void, Smoking Glue Gun, and Hayden’s Ferry Review.

Brad Richard directs the creative writing program at Lusher Charter School, has published three books and two chapbooks, and is working on, among other things, a manuscript titled Reconstructions.

Megan Mchugh, who recently completed her MFA at UNO, is a garden teacher with the Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, and also grows/designs flowers at the flower farm and design studio, Pistil and Stamen.

Kay Murphy is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Orleans. Her poetry and essays have been published far and wide.

Hand-in-Glove Conference Guide

Hand in Glove Conference Guide
Essay by Amy Mackie, edited by Bob Snead, designed by Erik Keisewetter

This beautiful book, designed and printed by Erik Kiesewetter of Constance for the Hand-in-Glove Conference, includes a guide to all of the conference happenings Oct 17-20, 2013, an informative map of the artist run spaces on and around St. Claude Ave, and an extensive essay by Amy Mackie about the history of self organized contemporary art [...]

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We’re Pregnant
Words by Nathan Martin. Photography by Akasha Rabut, Sophie T. Lvoff, and Grissel Giuliano.

We’re Pregnant is a chapbook of short fiction by Room 220 editor Nathan C. Martin along with photography by Akasha Rabut, Sophie T. Lvoff, and Grissel Giuliano. The book contains three of Martin’s short stories—which explore in morbid fashion anxieties related to sex, disease, marriage, and childbirth—with images inspired by the stories from each of the photographers.

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The People Is Singular
Poems by Andy Young and Photographs by Salwa Rashad

The People Is Singular, by local poet Andy Young and Egyptian photographer Salwa Rashad, is a personal response to the Egyptian Revolution. Rashad’s vision includes everyday people—Muslims and Christians, young and old, the foregrounded and the peripheral. Her perspective is from inside the events as they unfolded. Andy Young, a New Orleans poet married to [...]

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Curtain Optional
by Brad and Jim Richard

In both poetry and prose, Brad Richard explores the influence of his father’s work on his own, as well as the experience of growing up as the son of an artist while becoming an artist himself. Jim Richard is a professor of painting at the University of New Orleans and has exhibited at the Solomon [...]

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How to Rebuild a City
Edited by Anne Gisleson & Tristan Thompson w/ design and artistic direction by Catherine Burke

Beautifully designed, sometimes fun, always informative, How to Rebuild a City: Field Guide from a work in Progress, is a reflection of the many ways that New Orleanians have realized our way towards recovery, actively and creatively engaging with our communities.

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Bitter Ink
by Brian Zeigler & Raymond “Moose” Jackson

BBoth originally from Detroit, cousins Brian Zeigler and Raymond “Moose” Jackson began collaborating while Brian was harboring Moose in Vermont during Katrina evacuation. While their doodling proclivities may have made them rustbelt exiles from the rest of their autoworker family, together they produce seductive aphorisms of wit and weirdness that provoke, confound and celebrate a [...]