10 Events That Celebrate and Elevate New Orleans 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina

Solange to perform at benefit concert and more.

Solange and Special Guests for Make It Right  - This year marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina changed New Orleans forever. Take a look at several events in the lead up to the anniversary.   New Orleans resident Solange will be performing at the Make It Right benefit concert. Make It Right was founded in 2007 by actor Brad Pitt. The organization helped to rebuild the Lower 9th Ward with affordable and sustainable housing. The concert will be held on Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. (Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

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Solange and Special Guests for Make It Right  - This year marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina changed New Orleans forever. Take a look at several events in the lead up to the anniversary.  New Orleans resident Solange will be performing at the Make It Right benefit concert. Make It Right was founded in 2007 by actor Brad Pitt. The organization helped to rebuild the Lower 9th Ward with affordable and sustainable housing. The concert will be held on Aug. 29 at 8 p.m. (Photo: Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

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The 10-Year Journey: Reflections of Family, Identity and New Orelans  - Photographer L. Kasimu Harris?s work will be displayed to celebrate the spirit of New Orleans. Harris's work focuses on the visual narrative of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Opening on Aug. 13, the exhibition will also include a performance by Grammy-nominated trumpeter Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah. Presented by the George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art, the exhibit closes on Oct. 10. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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The 10-Year Journey: Reflections of Family, Identity and New Orelans  - Photographer L. Kasimu Harris’s work will be displayed to celebrate the spirit of New Orleans. Harris's work focuses on the visual narrative of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Opening on Aug. 13, the exhibition will also include a performance by Grammy-nominated trumpeter Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah. Presented by the George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art, the exhibit closes on Oct. 10. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Katrina Movies: Double Feature No. 2 - Katrina?s Smallest Victims will be showing at Greenwell Springs Road Regional Library in Baton Rouge, La. This documentary follows the doctors, nurses and hospital crews that cared for babies during the storm and the recovery period. Surviving Katrina will also be shown during the event. This docudrama is inspired by eyewitness accounts recounting how local, state and federal responses failed the New Orleans community. The event will take place on Aug. 16 at 2:30 p.m. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Katrina Movies: Double Feature No. 2 - Katrina’s Smallest Victims will be showing at Greenwell Springs Road Regional Library in Baton Rouge, La. This documentary follows the doctors, nurses and hospital crews that cared for babies during the storm and the recovery period. Surviving Katrina will also be shown during the event. This docudrama is inspired by eyewitness accounts recounting how local, state and federal responses failed the New Orleans community. The event will take place on Aug. 16 at 2:30 p.m. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The Power of Women Luncheon  - The Power of Women Luncheon is being held to honor the extraordinary community of women leaders who helped to facilitate the recovery process after Hurricane Katrina. The luncheon’s keynote speaker will be Hoda Kotb of the TODAY Show. All proceeds collected at the event will be donated to American Red Cross branches in Louisiana. The event will take place on Aug. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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The Power of Women Luncheon  - The Power of Women Luncheon is being held to honor the extraordinary community of women leaders who helped to facilitate the recovery process after Hurricane Katrina. The luncheon’s keynote speaker will be Hoda Kotb of the TODAY Show. All proceeds collected at the event will be donated to American Red Cross branches in Louisiana. The event will take place on Aug. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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NOLA Youth Disaster Preparedness DoTank - Future engineers and disaster managers are invited to the NOLA Youth Disaster Preparedness DoTank. Industry experts are inviting young leaders to share their inspiring ideas regarding issues surrounding hurricane evacuation. This event is sponsored by Resilience Corps, Field Innovation Team, the city of New Orleans and LookFar and will take place on Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) 

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NOLA Youth Disaster Preparedness DoTank - Future engineers and disaster managers are invited to the NOLA Youth Disaster Preparedness DoTank. Industry experts are inviting young leaders to share their inspiring ideas regarding issues surrounding hurricane evacuation. This event is sponsored by Resilience Corps, Field Innovation Team, the city of New Orleans and LookFar and will take place on Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) 

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Katrina Commemorative Interfaith Prayer Service  - An interfaith prayer service will be held at New Orleans’ historical St. Louis Cathedral to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The service will be led by the Archdiocese of New Orleans and will take place on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. (Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images) 

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Katrina Commemorative Interfaith Prayer Service - An interfaith prayer service will be held at New Orleans’ historical St. Louis Cathedral to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The service will be led by the Archdiocese of New Orleans and will take place on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. (Photo: Sean Gardner/Getty Images) 

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Katrina@10: Recovery, Return, Resilience and Enduring Vulnerabilities  - This conference will focus on two health-related studies conducted through the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. This program is an interdisciplinary investigation of how Katrina flooding affected ecological and socioeconomic diversity. This study also focused on how these changes related to rodent-borne diseases and human health. This event will take place on Aug. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Katrina@10: Recovery, Return, Resilience and Enduring Vulnerabilities  - This conference will focus on two health-related studies conducted through the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. This program is an interdisciplinary investigation of how Katrina flooding affected ecological and socioeconomic diversity. This study also focused on how these changes related to rodent-borne diseases and human health. This event will take place on Aug. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State of Insurance Markets: 10 Years Post-Hurricane Katrina and Rita - The Louisiana Department of Insurance is hosting a summit on the insurance market a decade after Hurricane Katrina and Rita. The presentation will cover the property and casualty insurance market as well as how the National Flood Insurance Program has changed in the past 10 years. The event will take place on Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.(Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images) 

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State of Insurance Markets: 10 Years Post-Hurricane Katrina and Rita - The Louisiana Department of Insurance is hosting a summit on the insurance market a decade after Hurricane Katrina and Rita. The presentation will cover the property and casualty insurance market as well as how the National Flood Insurance Program has changed in the past 10 years. The event will take place on Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.(Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images) 

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The People's Murals  - The Creative Alliance of New Orleans and Alembic Community Development will be displaying an exhibition of murals painted by hundreds of people. Many of the artists have never painted before. The opening reception is on Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. The murals will be on exhibition through September.  (Photo: Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images)

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The People's Murals  - The Creative Alliance of New Orleans and Alembic Community Development will be displaying an exhibition of murals painted by hundreds of people. Many of the artists have never painted before. The opening reception is on Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. The murals will be on exhibition through September.  (Photo: Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images)

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The Morris F.X. Community Service Awards  - The African-American Leadership Project will be hosting its annual community service awards on Aug. 22. This year?s awards honor three remarkable people who have worked to help end racial injustice. In addition, these recipients have also contributed to improving public policy since Hurricane Katrina.  (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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The Morris F.X. Community Service Awards  - The African-American Leadership Project will be hosting its annual community service awards on Aug. 22. This year’s awards honor three remarkable people who have worked to help end racial injustice. In addition, these recipients have also contributed to improving public policy since Hurricane Katrina. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)