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Comedian Mike Birbiglia is slated to perform at the Civic Theatre in New Orleans on April 18, 2014.
Author Angela Carll will sign her book, "Where Writers Wrote in New Orleans" - an exploration of how New Orleans attracted creative minds throughout history - at the Tulane University Book Store at 29 McAlister Drive from noon to 2 p.m. Friday .
University President Scott Cowen made the announcement in an email message to university staff Friday.
David Shirk of San Rafael and his team won the Academy Award and the BAFTA award in the category of visual effects for their work on the film "Gravity."
Finally, sunshine and warmer temperatures are creating the energy flow needed for the flurry of meetings and events being planned this spring.
Wynton Marsalis , the nine-time Grammy winner and Pulitzer Prize recipient, will be keynote speaker at Tulane University 's commencement this spring, university President Scott Cowen announced Friday.
Hannah Udren, who will attend Tulane University in the fall, tweeted a selfie moments after a tire blew on her plane during takeoff, sending the nose into the ground.
The University of Kansas will host a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in The Commons at Spooner Hall to address "Data & Democracy: What is Free Speech in the Age of Social Media?" This event is hosted by The Commons, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Office of the Provost.
A dinner to honor retiring Tulane University President Scott Cowen and raise money for scholarships will be held March 20 at 6:30 p.m. on the Goldring/Woldenberg Great Lawn in City Park .
"All of the materials that are utilized in this building, some of them are old ships, and rafts and things that were deconstructed here, because they couldn't go back up the river," said Louisiana State Museums Executive Director Mark Tullos.
Sen. Mary Landrieu , D-La., the new chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee , has named her key staffers for the panel.
Mobile has had its share of small vinyl record shows and swap meets in recent years, but organizers have higher goals for a downtown Mobile event planned for Sunday, March 30. Called "Getta LoDa Records," the event will give casual and serious collectors the chance to "buy, sell, trade and simply talk about the obsessive hobby of record collecting" ... (more)
A Hollywood producer and entertainment lawyer and a Tulane University Law School graduate who is also an actor and producer have been federally indicted, accused of submitting fraudulent documentation to obtain Louisiana tax credits under a program that is intended to encourage the film industry in the state.