Tag Archives: Y Teens Rebuild New Orleans

VIDEO: Laissez les bons temps rouler (Let the good times roll) it’s Mardi Gras!

Well, here in frosty New England, it used to be just another Tuesday in the dead of winter.  But once Henri Smith moved to Gloucester (after Katrina blew is house down — see short bio here) we started celebrating Mardi Gras and now … Continue reading

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Rick Doucette and Christian O’Donnell Podcast ~ Listen here

If you were in church at 9am on Easter Sunday instead of listening to the radio, your reward is below: listen to a podcast of Aurelia Nelson’s interview, on her North Shore 104.9 show Curtain Up, with YMCA Teen & … Continue reading

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What are your kids doing this April Vacation?

For the fourth year, Gloucester’s Rick Doucette, YMCA Teen & Camping Services director, is taking teens and chaperons from North Shore YMCAs to New Orleans during April Vacation to help people rebuild the City and even the Bayou — they plant trees as … Continue reading

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TICKET UPDATE: Big Band Sold Out, Few left for Chelsea Berry, David Maxwell, Brendan James, Henri Smith & Charles Neville, Livingston Taylor

The season is heating up and you just can’t wait until the last minute to get tickets any more.  Here’s the scoop. Cape Ann Big Band’s Friday concert @ Shalin Liu is already sold out, but you can still get … Continue reading

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How to catch up on everything you missed — or thought you missed

For all of you who missed recent TV & Radio premieres and shows, here’s how you can catch up: Henley Douglas premiered on Meg Griffin’s Sirius Radio show last Friday (see details in this post).  Catch it again tomorrow (Sat) … Continue reading

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Come to Mardi Gras at Minglewood for a good cause

This is a fund raiser for the Y Teens to help rebuild New Orleans.

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It’s not just another Tuesday in the dead of winter ~ It’s MARDI GRAS ~

Today is MARDI GRAS.  Check out what’s going on in New Orleans here. Until four years ago, Mardi Gras in Gloucester was, for most of us, little more than another Tuesday in the dead of Winter.  But when local YMCAs … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: YMCA Mardi Gras Concert Rescheduled

You heard it on GMG First! The Mardi Gras YMCA Benefit Concert with Henri Smith featuring Charles Neville originally scheduled for tomorrow, Friday, February 8 has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 6, 2013.  All tickets and VIP Packages purchased for … Continue reading

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Leading up to Mardi Gras weekend, you can catch Henri Smith on Radio & TV tomorrow

As you can see in the picture, when Aurelia Nelson and Henri Smith get together everybody has fun. Aurelia decided to reprise last week’s Curtain Up again tomorrow SUN at 9am.  Don’t miss it this time.  Set your alarm and … Continue reading

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Globe Covers YMCA Benefit

    Globe North ~ Page 3 Above the Fold ~ Get tickets here!

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Gloucester Music has Mardi Gras Tickets

Susan Emerson, owner of Gloucester Music at 210 Main Street has generously agreed to help promote the Y TEENS REBUILD NEW ORLEANS Benefit Concert on Fri 8 Feb by selling tickets in her excellent music store.  This is one of … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Charles Neville & Henri Smith Back in Beverly Fri, Feb 8 for a Mardi Gras Concert to benefit Y TEENS

JUST ANNOUNCED: YOU HEARD IT FIRST ON GMG A rare opportunity to see Grammy-winning Charles Neville with Henri Smith and an 8 piece band at the historic Larcom Theatre.  With its elegant horseshoe balcony, antique pressed tin ceilings and original … Continue reading

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Local Music Seen ~ first ever show on location!

On Mardi Gras, Local Music Seen with Allen Estes went to Minglewood to shoot the sold out Mardi Gras on Rogers Street benefit for Y Teens Rebuild New Orleans.  It took some time to edit all the footage and create … Continue reading

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Celebrate “Fat Tuesday” & Help Y Teens Rebuild New Orleans

This year, Mardi Gras happens to be during School Vacation Week, so Lat43, Minglewood  & YMCA have cooked up a grand family party and concert to benefit the Y Teens trip to New Orleans in April. The fun begins at … Continue reading

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