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Lower Ninth Ward Memorial Commemoration 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2010

"U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., was the keynote speaker at a 'Bravery, Strength, Resilience' commemoration sponsored by the Lower 9th Ward Katrina...

Lower Ninth Ward

"Commemoration and Determination: Katrina V" 1 Unverified

Aug 29, 2010

"Mayor Mitch Landrieu lead a memorial for the lives lost and a celebration of the city’s determination and resiliency." Quoted from News Source (tense...

Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA

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

"Levees.org 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

NOLA Rising Digital Graffiti 1 Unverified

Apr 30, 2010

Digital Graffiti by Jen LeBlanc

LSU

"Displaced" by Franco Alessandrini 2 Unverified

Oct 24, 2009

Artist's Statement: "The wind starts to blow and the rain beats down on her deck. The waves begin to rock her gently at first then become huge swells...

813 Howard Ave New Orleans, LA 70113

Student Dispersion Memorial 0 Verified

Aug 29, 2009

A hurricane shaped sculpture that lists all the schools students from Loyola University attended post-Katrina. Tags: Students, Loyola University, Sculpture

Loyola University

"Scrap House" by Sally Heller 2 Verified

Aug 25, 2009

Art work from old shotgun house debris. The artist, Sally Heller, provides a memorial to nature's unpredictable power. Artist Website

Convention Center Blvd