Author Archives: Anna Shults

New Orleans and the Kennedy Assassination

The house at 4907 Magazine where Oswald probably first met Cuban intelligence. Photo Credit: EB Held

It’s no secret that New Orleans is a city steeped in history. From the otherworldly architecture to the cracked streets, the past lives on every corner. This week, the country is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination ... Read More »

New Orleans Daiquiris: So much more than a bad hangover

Straws have it at Daiquiri Fest

Editor's Note: OK, here at NolaVie we missed it. National Daiquiri Day. Which was Friday, July 19. (While we're confessing, we might mention that we also neglected National Hug Day back in February and National FourSquare Day in ... Read More »

We Got Your Weekend: Shakin', Jigglin', Dancin', Eatin'


THURSDAY / Shake what your mama gave ya: Sistahs Making a Change is a bi-weekly program at the Ashe Cultural Arts Center dedicated to healthy living.Monday and Thursday evening, enjoy a dance class to get your heart pumping and hips moving. The series ... Read More »

We got your weekend: Beer Fests, Burlesque, Theater, Pride


SATURDAY / Booze and boobs: Join the Contemporary Arts Center this weekend for Bourbon and Burlesque. The CAC is known for throwing some impressive fundraisers, including the August tradition White Linen Night. Featuring creative cocktails and cuisine, the ... Read More »

We got your weekend: pub crawls, steamboats and swing


THURSDAY / Culture shock: Kick off your weekend with a panel presented by WWNO. New Orleans has received national attention for its emerging entrepreneurial community, but how does it affect the culture? Join Shamarr Allen, Richard Campanella, Ellis ... Read More »

Shipwrecked!: The Podcast

Shipwrecked!'s Sophie Johnson and James Hamilton, Photo Credit Bryan Tarnowski

Shipwrecked! is a monthly storytelling showcase headquartered at the New Movement Theater in Marigny. Enjoy the performance as a podcast from the comforts of your own home (or car, or iPod). The theme of the April show was "It's not what you ... Read More »

We got your weekend: Readings, Performances, Tastings

Press Street 220

THURSDAY / Dot your I’s: Start your weekend early at Press Street 220's Happy Hour Salon, featuring esteemed writers Nathan Rich, Zachary Lazar, and Rachel Kushner. From 6-9 PM at Press Street Headquarters, LA-based Kushner and New Orleans-based ... Read More »

We got your weekend: Comedic Journalism, Star Wars Parties, Puppetry

FRIDAY / Breaking!: Jazz Fest fever keeping you out of the loop? Go to the New Movement Theater Friday night for Press Pass, a night of improv and commentary on current events. At $5 a ticket, it’s cheaper ... Read More »

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