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2014-15 through 2018-19

         

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Hurricane Prepare Fair 2014

Museum historian Dr. Karen Leathem discusses notable Louisiana hurricanes including the highly destructive Isle Dernière storm in 1856, hurricanes Audrey (1957,) Betsy (1965) and Katrina (2005).

National Weather Service meteorologist Danielle Manning discusses the outlook for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. Other topics include hurricane safety and an introduction to new products from the National Hurricane Center, the 5 day tropical weather outlook and the Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map which will be used experimentally during the 2014 hurricane season.

The LSU Earth Scan Laboratory is a satellite receiving station. The Lab captures data and timely information about the ocean, atmosphere and environment. Join Computer Manager Alaric “Ric” Haag on a virtual tour of the facility and the images and information it offers.

As part of the team from the LSU School of the Coast and Environment, LSU entomologist Linda Hooper-Bui will talk about coastal insects and spiders, why they’re important and what they tell us—particularly in the context of large storms, such as hurricanes.

When: Saturday, June 21 - from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: The Presbytère, 751 Chartres St., New Orleans

Admission: free




Dominic Minix Quartet

The Dominic Minix Quartet is a group of young, progressive minded New Orleans musicians.  They play music that is improvised and promotes communication, therefore it is rooted in jazz. The music is also groove-based like R&B, hip hop, and funk.  Always eager to push the envelope, the Dominic Minix Quartet experiments with combining their more inherent influences like Jimi Hendrix with their modern jazz sound.

Dominic Minix on guitar
Xavier Molina on trumpet
Nic Lefevbre on bass
Michael Scott on drums

When: Friday, June 27 @ 2:00 p.m.

Where: The Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans

Admission: $5 at the door and are also available online.

More Information: https://soundcloud.com/the-dominic-minix-quartet