Events

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The Lens aims to engage with our readers both on and offline. With a goal of a deeper level of understanding, we host a number of in-person events throughout the year. We invite you to attend one or all of them.

Events are free for members. To become a Lens member, please visit our membership page or call our Development Director, Anne Mueller, at 504.258.1624.

You can find our past events here, including some video coverage.

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Screen Shot 2016-01-27 at 5.00.27 PM JANUARY
21 (Thursday): Breakfast with the Newsmakers featuring Mike Park from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

6th-birthday-party-invite-FINAL MARCH
24 (Thursday): Annual anniversary party

  • Read more about our anniversary event here.
  • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at The Lens office
Join us in person or online Thursday morning for a conversation with Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard. APRIL
21 (Thursday): Breakfast with the Newsmakers

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3 (Tuesday): Give NOLA Day, the community’s online giving event hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation
JUNE
23 – 25 (Thursday – Saturday): Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference
News-n-Brews-July-21 JULY
21 (Thursday): News ‘n’ Brews

  • 5:00 p.m. at Juan’s Flying Burrito CBD
Join us in person or online Thursday morning for a conversation with Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard. AUGUST
 18 (Thursday): Breakfast with the Newsmakers

Join us in person or online Thursday morning for a conversation with Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard. NOVEMBER
 17 (Thursday): Breakfast with the Newsmakers

  • 8:00am at Basin St. Station