The Victory Belles perform patriotic tunes and music from the songbooks of George M. Cohan and Irving Berlin. Brunch show $55
The University of New Orleans Press and journalist Cynthia Joyce seek submissions and recommendations of the best online post-Hurricane Katrina writing for inclusion in an anthology. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for submissions and details. Deadline Aug. 29.
Mississippi Rail Company has been releasing singles on a monthly basis in 2014, most recently August’s “Three Little Girls.” The newfangled old-school New Orleans R&B band is joined by Johnny Sansone and Colin Lake at Wednesdays on the Point on the Algiers Point levee from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. | Wed. Aug. 20
Peoples Health hosts tai chi. Call (866) 220-0418 by Aug. 19 to make reservations.
Attendees create their own field guides and identify trees in the park.
Rick Jacobs gives a lecture about the battle for Normandy.
The Lens and the Mississippi River Delta Coalition host a panel discussion about financing Louisiana's $50 billion Gulf Coast master plan. Contact Anne Mueller at (504) 258-1624 or email@example.com for details.
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Erin M. Greenwald and Melissa Carrier discuss the historic connections between Louisiana and Senegal.
Chefs Aaron Burgaru, Slade Rushing, Tommy Cvitanovich and others prepare a five-course meal to benefit the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, which supports area education and community programs. $150http://www.louisianahospitalityfoundation.org