Arden Cahill Academy ‘s 50th Anniversary
Fifty years ago when Arden and Harry Cahill decided to open the Arden Cahill Academy, they had high hopes in creating a school focused on early childhood education. However, they might have struggled to believe that today the Academy is a Louisiana State Department of Education approved school for infants through eighth grade on a beautiful campus with a wide of facilities. These include state of the art classrooms, library, art studio, Olympic size swimming pool as well as science and computer labs. 3101 Wall Blvd, Gretna, 392-0902, ArdenCahillAcademy.com.
Opera Celebrates Jazz
In 2013 a new opera in jazz, Champion, debuted in St. Louis. It was an original creation by five-time Grammy award winner and New Orleans native son, Terence Blanchard. As part of the 75th birthday celebrations for the New Orleans Opera, the work is being reprised in March 2018 at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre for Performing Arts. Other productions in 2018 include Tabasco, a comic burlesque operetta, which can be caught in late January at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre in the heart of the French Quarter. NewOrleansOpera.com