The red carpet rolled out in front of the Orpheum Theater on Oct. 11 could only mean one thing: the opening night of the 28th annual New Orleans Film Festival. Hosted by the New Orleans Film Society, the film festival features approximately 240 films over a week, and is one of the few film festivals that is Oscar qualifying in three Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences accredited categories: Narrative Short, Documentary Short, and Animated Short.
More than 80 members of the Louise S. McGehee School family gathered for a special dinner at Ralph's on the Park on Sept. 13, to celebrate Headmistress Eileen Power's 20th, and final, year at Louise S. McGehee School. Speeches from board Chair Richard Currence, Life Trustee Muffin Balart, '64, and Powers were highlights. In addition to honoring Powers, the event was a fundraiser for the renovation of McGehee's Science Wing.
As timing would have it, the end of principal photography of "Easy Does It" coincided with the New Orleans Film Festival (Oct. 11 to 19). But for the movie cast and crew - who were no doubt also attending festival films and fetes - the party on Oct. 14 at the home of movie executive producer Alexa Georges and Jerry Armatis was a relaxed, still festive way, to mark the occasion.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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