Turkey is emptying of its lifeblood

“What if it doesn’t work? », Öznur worries, reviewing the list of documents requested by the German consulate for the umpteenth time. In a few days, she will have to go to the consular services to submit her marriage file with her German spouse, living in Berlin. Purchasing power reduced by inflation and devaluation An … Read more

Want to write a cookbook? Food Writers’ Symposium at River Ridge Library will tell you how | Entertainment/Life

The Jefferson Parish Library will host its third Food Writers’ Symposium beginning at noon Saturday, June 25, at the River Ridge Library, 8825 Jefferson Highway, in River Ridge. The purpose of the free symposium is to encourage people to create cookbooks so that recipes will not be lost, and instead, will be collected and passed … Read more

Large print books, an underrated market with a bright future

Specialized ‘large print’ publishing houses print books in a font up to twice as big. Better comfort for seniors, visually impaired, dyslexic people. And a great idea for Mother’s Day. “It’s nice, because with age it became impossible to decipher the words. I got back to reading.” Huguette, octogenarian, with only 4/10 in one eye … Read more

Harborview kings, queens dance the night away at spring gala | News

Harborview Health Systems in Georgetown recently held a spring gala for its residents, who enjoyed steak dinners, an exclusive Elvis performance, a limo ride through downtown and a night dancing in their formal attire. For the last six or eight weeks, Harborview staff have been planning a prom-like event for its senior citizens. Danelle McCullough, … Read more

Kitchen Theatre’s artistic director reflects on first season | Traineeship

It’s June and Kitchen Theater has just debuted its fifth and final show of the 30th anniversary season. Madeline George’s “Hurricane Diane” runs Wednesdays- Sundays through June 26. It’s the first play for which the Kitchen’s new Artistic Director Rebecca Bradshaw is also taking the director’s chair. “A wild one to be introduced to me,” … Read more