Sunday, January 28, 2007


New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Club Task Force - Annual Second Line Parade and March for Peace!

Sunday, January 28th, 2007
Start Time 12:00 p.m. Sharp!!

Start: Armstrong Park
Out S. Rampart Street to Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. to M. L. King, right on M.L, King to S. Liberty Street left on S. Liberty to Terpsichore Street

Stop: Dorothy’s Lounge
Continue out Liberty to St. Andrew, right on St. Andrew to S. Claiborne Ave., right on Claiborne to Felicity, right on Felicity to

Stop: Honey Bee's Lounge
Continue out Felicity to Simon Bolivar, right on Simon Bolivar to Jackson Ave., left on Jackson to Danneel Street

Stop: Club Dreamers
Continue out Jackson to O.C. Haley, right on O.C. Haley to St. Phillip street, right on St. Phillip to Baronne street, right on Baronne to Second Street, right on Second to Dryades Street

Stop: Sportman's Bar
Continue out Dryades to Danneel Street, left on Danneel to Foucher Street, right on Foucher to S. Saratoga Street

Stop: The Other Place Lounge
Continue out Saratoga to Washington Ave.

Stop: Purple Rain Bar
Left on Washington Ave. to


Please leave your Troubles, Attitudes, and Guns at Home.
Thank You

Wardell Lewis
Byron Vallery

Participating Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs :
Revolution, Dumaine Street Gang, Nine Times, New Generation, Bayou Steppers, Lady Buck Jumpers, Mahogany Ladies, VIP Ladies, Single Men, Undefeated Divas, Original Four, Lady Rulers, Prince of Wales, Single Ladies, Men of Class, Men Buck Jumpers, Keeping It Real, We Are One, Treme Sidewalk Steppers, Valley of the Silent Men, and Pigeon Town Steppers.

Participating Bands include:
The ReBirth Brass Band, the Hot 8 Brass Band and the Free Agents Brass Band.

Special thanks to the New Orleans Musician’s Hurricane Relief Fund, the members of the NO Social Aid and Pleasure Club Task Force for their hard work and dedication and endurance and the Task Force’s Board of Directors for together this event.

Saturday, January 27, 2007


First Annual Seventh Ward Road Race

The Porch 7th Ward Cultural Organization invites you to participate in the Seventh Ward Road Race!

Saturday, January 27th at 9:00 am
The event start
s at 1941 Pauger Street -- Corner
of Pauger & Urquhart.

Come on out to walk and meet your neighbors from this side of town or across town. On-site registration is available Saturday morning. The Race will be followed by music, food, drinks, and awards.


The Porch 7th Ward Cultural Organization works to promote and sustain the cultures of the neighborhood, city and region and to foster exchange between cultural groups.

Friday, January 26, 2007


Celebrating Human Greatness


January 26, 2007 from 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. at Ashé Cultural Arts Center

"Creating a positive future begins in
human conversation. The simplest and most powerful investment any member of a community or an organization may make in renewal is to begin talking with other people as though the answers mattered." -William Greider

The "
Celebrating Human Greatness" conversation is a starting point for creating a collective wisdom that transcends the mundane and makes us aware of qualities that are of eternal value in our lives and communities.

Keynote Interviewee: Lloyd Dennis, Columnist, Motivational
Speaker. Facilitator: Keith Woods, Dean of Faculty, the Poynter Institute

The conversation is convened by the Brahma Kumaris as a community service at no charge.

The conversation will highlight the many facts of human greatness that have taken place since Hurricane Katrina in the rebuilding of the city. A light vegetarian supper will be served. Space is limited, please RSVP by calling (504) 569-9070 or email

Look here for additional information about Celebrating Human Greatness, HumanGreatness.Org or Brahma Kumaris.




WHERE: 2020 JACKSON AVE. (Enter on Simon Bolivar)


For more information contact:
Audrey M. Browder, Chair
(504) 875-5140

Monday, January 22, 2007


ITVS Community Cinema Screening of TWISTED

Please Join Us for a Special Screening of TWISTED, by Laurel Chiten

Sunday, January 21, 2006 at 6:30 pm
Ash Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
Central City, New Orleans

Admission: FREE

TWISTED tells the stories of people who live with dystonia, a neurological disorder that forces muscles to twist into abnormal, often painful, movements or postures. Pat Brogan, a basketball coach and triathlete who developed dystonia after a bike accident; Shari Tritt, whose dystonia affects her whole body, and Remy Campbell, an artist who gambled on a radical form of brain surgery and won. Together, these individuals try to answer the question, when you are trapped inside your body, what will set you free?

Guest Speakers: Ochsner Clinic Neurologist, Dr. J. Rao and Don LeBlanc, Community Resident

ITVS Community Cinema features monthly community screenings of upcoming Independent Lens Films, co-presented with leading community organizations working on related issues. All screenings feature a panel discussion, guest speaker or other audience engagement component. Look here for PREVIEW, program descriptions, event locations and more information on ITVS COMMUNITY CINEMA.

ITVS Community Cinema is made possible with support from PBS, CPB, local Producing Partner the Charitable Film Network, and the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, Gambit Weekly, House of Lordes, and Ashé Cultural Arts Center.

For more information visit:

Saturday, January 20, 2007



SIDE BY SIDE Invites Artists & Culture Bearers to the Chill Zone

Friday, January 19, 2007

5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

Please join us for FREE Massage and Counseling Services, Music, Refreshments and more...

This event is made possible with support from Ashé Cultural Arts Center/Efforts of Grace Inc.,
and Side By Side --
Recrafting Our Lives and Our City Together.

For more information call: 504-569-9070

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