New Orleans Events – Tuesday, Oct. 31

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Tuesday, Oct. 31.

 

 

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Tuesday, Oct. 31 – New Orleans Recreation Development Commission and Fit NOLA Annual 'Thriller' flash mob in front of City Hall, led by Fit NOLA dance instructor Kenneth Bryan, 12:00 p.m. The dance pays tribute to Michael Jackson's 1983 video, with this year's performance including a special tribute to the late Fats Domino, who died last week.

Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.

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Tuesday, Oct. 31 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu signs ordinance implementing a new pay plan and job classification structure for the New Orleans Police Department, 2:00 p.m.

Location: New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.

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Tuesday, Oct. 31 – Sunday, Nov. 5 – Kidney Week event – American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition.

Location: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA.

www.asn-online.org

 

Tuesday, Oct. 31 – Halloween, celebrated on the eve of the Christian festival of All Souls and historically viewed as a time when souls could wander freely across the earth and evil spirits, the devil and witches were at their most powerful. The word Hallowe'en is of Scottish origin, meaning 'Hallows Evening.' Tonight is also known as 'All Hallows Eve' and 'Trick or Treat night'

 

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Wednesday, Nov. 1 – New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation Stake Out for Justice, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA.

www.nopjf.org

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 – New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu's Office of Economic Development Business Information Session, featuring presentations by New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce and TruFund Financial Services, 1:30 p.m.

Location: Norman Mayer Library, 3001 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA.

www.nola.gov/home

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Trumpeter James Andrews leads a second-line parade through New Orleans dedicated to Antoine 'Fats' Domino following the musician's Oct. 25 death at the age of 89. The parade, 5:00 p.m., travels from Vaughan's Lounge to Domino's Lower 9th Ward home, which has become an impromptu street memorial since his death, and back again, and is followed by a tribute concert featuring baritone sax player Roger Lewis and tenor sax player Elliott 'Stackman' Callier.

Location: Vaughan's Lounge, 4229 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Court Watch NOLA Criminal Justice Reform Reception, including presentation of the Lynne and Jerome Goldman Criminal Justice Reform Awards to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Philanthropist and Community Advocate for Criminal Justice Susan Gundlach, 6:00 p.m.

Location: 1320 Valence St, New Orleans, LA.

www.courtwatchnola.org

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1 – Friday, Nov. 3 – TEDWomen conference, 'Bridges.'

Location: Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA.

www.ted.com/attend/conferences/special-events/tedwomen

 

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