August 28 event at Canal Place-FREE

Admission is free; activities start at noon.

Programming includes screenings of several documentaries, highlighted by Alexander Glustrom’s “Big Charity: The Death of America’s Oldest Hospital” and Harry Shearer’s “The Big Uneasy.” There will also be live music from Armand St. Martin, Steve Allen and Hannah Schulingkamp, several short films, and a slideshow of images courtesy of the New Orleans Kids’ Camera Project. food editor Judy Walker will be on hand to discuss and sign “Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found From The Times-Picayune of New Orleans,” newly released in a hardback edition to mark Katrina’s 10th anniversary. (Walker speaks at 4 p.m. and signs until 6.)

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