Monthly Archive : 2015 March


April Toole's Day at Irish House

As Americans read fewer and fewer books and feel generally more isolated in the technological age, there has emerged a response among lovers of literature that seems to address both issues — mass public book readings that engage attendees both literarily ... Read More »

VISUAL RECAP: Hogs for the Cause 2015

This past weekend, 82 teams showed off their best barbecue skills at City Park's festival grounds to raise more than $700,000(!) for pediatric brain cancer at Hogs for the Cause.  In addition to the staggering variety of pork ... Read More »

Portrait of NOLA Pyrate Week

Captain John Swallow is standing outside of Pirate's Alley Cafe. We’ve already been chatting for an hour and I haven’t yet touched my camera. Captain John is regaling me with the history of NOLA Pyrate Week, how a ... Read More »

Concert recap: LOLAWOLF, Twin Shadow

Winter Circle Presents brought two amazing acts to the Republic on Tuesday night, both fresh from appearances at Austin’s SXSW. Twin Shadow and LOLAWOLF seem to be hitting their strides musically and made for a perfect pairing. Each used the ... Read More »

NOLAbeings

Multimedia artist Claire Bangser created NOLAbeings as a portrait-based story project that marries image and text. Inspired by the Humans of NY project, it stems from the belief that we can all learn from one anothers' stories. Primarily ... Read More »

Artists in Their Own Words: Elli Diaz

Who: Elli Diaz What: Artist, jewelry designer and maker, photographer Where: Mid-City Artist’s chosen location for interview: Her kitchen (where she prepared homemade lemonade pops for her son, gave her assistant instructions for a photo shoot, and fed ... Read More »

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