Friday, September 28, 2007


Central City Partnership - General Meeting

Friday, September 28, 2007
2020 Jackson Ave
1:00 PM

lunch will be served

Audrey M. Browder, Chair
Central City Partnership
2020 Jackson Ave.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113
(504) 875-5140



In partnership with the Ashé Cultural Arts Center and the Charitable Film
, we would like to invite you to an exclusive screening, Q&A and
informal pitch session where Current TV producers and creative executives
will be on hand to take questions, listen to your ideas and provide

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
Central City, New Orleans


Current TV is about what's going on: stories from the real world, told by
you. Now is the time to pick up a camera, jump in, and participate in an
expanding global dialogue! We slice our schedule into short segments ‹
"pods" ‹ each just a few minutes long. You'll see profiles of interesting
people on the rise, intelligence on trends as they spring up around us, and
international news from new perspectives. And much of it comes straight from
our viewers, through our VC2 (viewer created content) programming.

Join us for the special screening of the following Current TV pods!

by David Redmon
This pod follows the "bead trail" from the factory in China to Bourbon
Street during Mardi Gras, poignantly exposing the inequities of

by Jared Arsement
After Hurricane Katrina flooded the city of New Orleans, VC2 Producer Jared
Arsement was one of the first to lend a hand in the rescue efforts. Now, a
year later Jared travels back into the Crescent City to show what¹s changed
along his route...and what hasn't.

by Jeff Zimbalist
Rio is a city of extremes. From the beach to the favela, beauty and
violence, glamour and gore are side by side.

by Jake Futernick
Four inmate cowboys sit at a table in the middle of the arena playing a
friendly game of poker. Suddenly, a wild bull is released with the sole
purpose of unseating the poker players. The last man remaining seated is
the winner. This is just one of the events at the Angola Prison Rodeo.

by John Carluccio
Hip-hop and art history collide on Kehinde Wiley's canvases, where
contemporary urban black men pose as angels, prophets, and saints set
against richly colored swirls of ornate and rococo ornamentation.

by Danielle Laudise
Do citizens respond when they hear a car alarm go off? These three girls
sure do.

For more information about Current TV, and to view some of our programming
guidelines, visit

For more information on the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, please visit

Wednesday, September 26, 2007


Students at the Center -- FREE Film Screening at Ashé

Please Join Us for the Film Screening of BABY LOVE,
A 75-minute drama about high school seniors forced to make adult decisions.

Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30PM

1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
New Orleans LA 70113

Admission FREE

For more information call (504) 569-9070.

Thursday, September 20, 2007


The Origins of Life on Earth -- See it at JPAS!

Sunday, September 23, 2007 at 2:00 pm

Jefferson Performing Arts Center
400 Phlox Street
Metairie , LA 70001
(504) 885-2000

Tickets $12 and up

Please join us for a unique multi-disciplinary performance of the West African myth of Obatala, the Yoruba creator of the earth, and Orunmila, the Yoruba god of divination. This performance event highlights the cultural contributions the Yoruba people have made to New Orleans and the Mississippi River Delta region.

JPAS Arts Adventure Series Shows (For students Groups only)
Thursday, September 20th, Friday, September 21st at 9:45 am

For more information visit or
Event fee:

In Partnership with the Jefferson Performing Arts Society and Ashé Cultural Arts Center

Saturday, September 15, 2007


The International Arts Foundation Presents:

The 3rd Annual Cultural Diversity Day!

Saturday, September 15, 2007
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Marconi Meadow City Park

General Admission Tickets:
Early Bird $20 until Sept 1st, $25 after Sept. 1st

Tickets available at Ashé Cultural Arts Center
Free Parking, Free Admission for Children Under 12

Performances by
Arrow from Montserrar
Bamboula 2000
Higher Heights
Cyrill Neville & the Uptown Allstars
The Revealers featuring DeRoc and More...

For more information visit:

Sunday, September 2, 2007


ITVS Community Cinema FREE Screening

Ashé Invites you to join us for the screening of
PLEASE VOTE FOR ME, by Weijun Chen

Sunday, September 2, 2007 at 6:30 pm
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

FREE Admission Discussion
Facilitator - Actor and Poet, Chris Williams
Speakers to be announced

In an elementary school in the city of Wuhan in central China, three eight-year-old students campaign for the coveted position of class monitor. This is the first election for a class leader to be held in China. The three candidates hold debates, campaign tirelessly and show their intellectual and artistic skills, until one is voted the winner. (60 minutes)

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. For additional information or a film PREVIEW please visit:

ITVS Community Cinema is made possible with support from PBS, CPB, Ashé Cultural Arts Center and Local Producing Partner the CHARITABLE FILM NETWORK. For more information contact: Jerald L. White at (504) 569-9070.

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