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Katrina Poetry Reading 0 Unverified

Aug 29, 2010

"Eight acclaimed poets, including Pulitzer Prize winner Yusef Komunyakaa, presented 'Remembering Katrina: A Commemorative Poetry Reading.'” Quoted from...

Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Community Worship Concert 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2010

"Several church groups were scheduled to perform. Sponsored by St. Bernard Parish government." Quoted from News Source (tense changed)

Sigur Civic Auditorium

Second-Line Parade 2 Unverified

Aug 29, 2010

"Second-line parade to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina." Quoted from News Source (tense changed)

Tennessee Avenue, New Orleans, LA

Mobile Art Exhibit 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2010

"Mobile Art Exhibit sponsored by A Community Voice with Make It Right." Quoted from News Source

Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans, LA

Katrina Artistically Revisited 3 Unverified

Aug 28, 2010

"A multimedia event produced by Patty Lee and Armand St. Martin featuring photographic, film, music and live performances." Quoted from News Source

Theatres at Canal Place, 333 Canal St, New Orleans, LA

Rebuilding Together's Fifity For Five - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 2 Unverified

Aug 28, 2010

"Rebuilding Together affiliates from across the country helped renovate 50 Gentilly homes in a week long anniversary event, culminating with a ribbon...

Lafayette Square, New Orleans, LA

"Heroes of the Storm" Gala 1 Unverified

Aug 28, 2010

"The American Red Cross recognized retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honore and other Katrina heroes at a gala featuring local dignitaries. Music by Delfeayo Marsalis...

The Roosevelt Hotel, 123 Baronne St., New Orleans, LA

Jefferson Parrish Ceremony of Remembrance 2 Unverified

Aug 28, 2010

"Parish officials and residents remembered those lost and displaced due to the storm and celebrated progress since then by cutting the ribbon for the...

Jefferson Playground

Celebration Softball Tournament 2 Unverified

Aug 28, 2010

"Government agencies and recovery partners competed." Quoted from News Source (tense changed)

Valriess Park, New Orleans, LA

St. Bernard School Board's Day of Reflection Breakfast 1 Unverified

Aug 27, 2010

"Breakfast at Chalmette High School, ninth-grade academy gym." Quoted from News Source

Chalmette High School

St. Bernard Book Signing and Discussion 1 Unverified

Aug 27, 2010

"Author Cary Black discussed his book “Katrina: A Freight Train Screamin’,” about the experiences of firefighters and other first responders during Katrina....

1107 LeBeau St., Arabi, LA

"Zeitoun" Author Talk 1 Unverified

Aug 26, 2010

"Tulane’s Reading Project presented a talk by Dave Eggers on his book about a Syrian-American contractor who stayed in New Orleans during Katrina and...

McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Rebuilding Together's Fifity For Five 2 Unverified

Aug 24, 2010

"Rebuilding Together affiliates from across the country helped renovate 50 Gentilly homes in a week long anniversary event, culminating with a ribbon...

Gentilly Neighborhood, New Orleans, LA

Historic Marker Dedication 1 Unverified

Aug 23, 2010

" leaders, City Council members and actor Harry Shearer dedicated a historical marker to designate the 17th Street Canal floodwall failure."...

6932 Bellaire Drive, New Orleans, LA

Bell Ringing for Forgotten Victims of Hurricane Katrina 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2008

Originally a traditional jazz funeral and candlelight vigil were planned, but due to Gustav, only the bell ringing service was held.


Charity Hospital Cemetery Memorial Ceremony 2 Unverified

Aug 29, 2008

"An official memorial to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The final unidentified victims were laid to rest during a ceremony held August 29, 2008."...


M.L. King Charter School ; Two-Year Anniversary Moment of Silence 1 Verified

Aug 29, 2007

"President and Mrs. Bush visited Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology, the first public school to reopen in New Orleans'...

M.L. King Charter School, New Orleans, LA

Dooky Chase Restaurant Dinner 1 Verified

Aug 28, 2007

"President and Mrs. Bush had dinner with cultural and community leaders at Dooky Chase, a famous New Orleans restaurant that had been closed since Hurricane...

2301 Orleans Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119-5025

President Bush Speech 1 Unverified

Aug 28, 2007

"The President and Mrs. Bush were briefed by State and local elected officials and community leaders on rebuilding efforts. The President then made a...

US 90 Bridge - Between Bay Saint Louis and Pass Christian, Mississippi

Flags - Lake Lawn Metarie Cemetery 0 Verified

Aug 24, 2007

"As the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina draws near, 1,464 white flags with the hand-printed names of Louisianans lost to the killer storm cover...

Lake Lawn Metarie Cemetery