Confess Apparel (8227 Oak St., 272-7802; www.confessapparel.com) holds its inaugural Medium Stakes Dress-Up Contest from Tuesday, Aug. 3, to Sunday, Aug. 8. Contestants assemble an outfit from the shop and take a photo to be posted on the Confess Apparel blog (www.confessapparel.com). Determined by online comments and by owner Tiffani Sheriff, the winner will appear in a color ad in Gambit. One entry per person is permitted. In addition, college students receive 30 percent off store merchandise from Friday, Aug. 20, through Sunday, Aug. 22, and receive ongoing discounts of 15 percent.
The Ashe Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 569-9070) hosts Sistahs Making a Change on Mondays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Taught by local choreographer Giselle Nakhid, this exercise program is a way to dance your way to wellness. The event is free and open to the public, and a nutritious meal is served after each class. No dance experience is required. For more information, call 569-9070.
Become a fan of Hemline (605 Metairie Road, Metairie, 309-8778; 609 Chartres St., 592-0242; 3308 Magazine St., 269-4005; www.shophemline.com) on Facebook and receive a free pair of earrings. The offer is redeemable at all Hemline locations while supplies last.
At Tropical Beach Tanning Salon (8012 W. Metairie Ave., Metairie), buy three months of unlimited tanning for $99 and receive one month free. For more information, call 305-2766.