New Orleans Events – Wednesday, September 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, September 2.



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Sept. 2 – CIVIL SERVICE — The State Civil Service Commission meets, 9:00 a.m. Location: Claiborne Building, Louisiana Purchase Room, First Floor, 1201 North 3rd St., Baton Rouge.


Sept. 2 – BILL CASSIDY — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy will participate in two North Louisiana events.

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— 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Lincoln Parish Town Hall. Location: Ruston Civic Center, 401 North Trenton Street, Ruston.


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— 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Address the Union Parish Chamber of Commerce. Location: Claiborne Electric Meeting Room, 301 East Franklin St., Farmerville.


Sept. 2 – BATTLE OF LIBERTY PLACE MONUMENT — The Vieux Carre Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss the removal of the Battle of Liberty Place obelisk monument, one of four monuments dedicated to Confederate history New Orleans is considering to remove, 1:30 p.m. Location: City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans.


Sept. 2 – CULTURE COLLISION — Culture Collision 7, the annual kick off to New Orleans' cultural season, is held featuring 70 area nonprofit visual and performing arts organizations. Free to the public, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: National WWII Museum, U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, 1043 Magazine St., New Orleans.


Sept. 2 – SCALISE – TOWN HALL — U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise will host a town hall to discuss the Iran nuclear agreement, 6:00 p.m. Location: Jefferson Parish East Bank Council Chamber, Joseph Yenni Building, 1211 Elmwood Park Blvd., Jefferson.


Sept. 2 – MUSICIANS HONORED — Legendary Musicians Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew to be honored with Musical Tribute. Bartholomew and members of his family have confirmed attendance. Domino's family members have confirmed, 7:00 p.m. Location: Carver Theatre, 2101 Orleans Ave., New Orleans.


Sept. 2 – CANDLELIGHT VIGIL — Candlelight vigil to remember SUNO student Davon Leggett, who was shot and killed early Saturday, August 29. He was entering his fourth year as an education major, 7:00 p.m. Location: Southern University at New Orleans, quad (in front of the Knight Dining Hall), 6400 Press Dr., New Orleans.


Sept. 2 – GUBERNATORIAL FORUM — The 2015 Northshore Gubernatorial Forum is scheduled. The four leading candidates will participate, 8:00 p.m. Location: Southeastern Louisiana University, Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Hammond.




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