Punch Brothers delivered a musical experience nothing short of transcendent to a packed crowd at The Civic Theatre Thursday evening (8/27). Although the band’s instrumentation consists of acoustic instruments typically associated with bluegrass (mandolin, banjo, fiddle. upright bass and ... Read More »
The New Orleans Film Festival continues its rise in prominence with its 26th edition. For the first time ever, the NOFF – to be held October 14 through 22 at several venues around the city – will be an Oscar®-qualifying ... Read More »
Ten years ago, Jennifer Shaw packed up and evacuated just like the rest of us; unlike the rest of us, she was 9 months pregnant. What came out of that year is a beautiful story told with film photography and toys, fitting mediums for ... Read More »
Ten years ago today, as Katrina was building strength in the Gulf, I was far away from my hometown, visiting family in Colorado. It was the summer before my senior year at college and I was enjoying a week ... Read More »
Roussell Family (Photo: Sydney Honore) Adam's story, as told to his 7-year-old daughter, Addison and 4-year-old son, Marshall. In May of 2005, mommy had just finished graduate school at Loyola. And she had just gotten a job ... Read More »
Q: What’s an emotion that is the most difficult to translate into a drawing?
A: Heartbreak. Legitimate heartbreak is too internal; you can’t just draw a sad face. It’s hard to get heartbreak into a drawing or a painting. The great masters have struggled with it. Read More »
Though rooted in a New Orleans suburb in the late '80s, I came to Memphis for leukemia treatments (which, thankfully, have proven successful) in the early '90s. So on August 29, 2005, I had to witness the devastation ... Read More »