Author Archives: Kelley Crawford

Kelley Crawford

About Kelley Crawford

Kelley Crawford is a professor of composition at Bard Early College New Orleans, a columnist and writer for NolaVie, as well as a freelance radio host for WWNO. She also spends her professional time as the president of Shotgun Cinema and as a Senior Coach and Mentor for Pearson, with a focus on academically assisting prisoners and adults through college courses. When she isn't being all professional, you can find her dancing in parades with the dance krewe, Cosmonaughties, traveling while writing young adult books, and volunteering at WRBH, Reading Radio for the Blind and Print Impaired. She has a weekly column entitled "Artists in Their Own Words," where she asks a-typical questions to artists around New Orleans. To contact Kelley, you can email her at

UNO Documentary: Curation at the New Orleans Museum of Art


In partnership with UNO, NolaVie places film students and community organizations and members together in order to help create short documentaries about life and culture here in New Orleans. This week, student Christian Breaux talks with NOMA curator Katie Pfohl. Read More »

Iris and the Goddesses of Carnival takes up residency at the Louisiana State Museum


The Louisiana State Museum is housing the exhibit Iris and the Goddesses of Carnival as part of the Women of New Orleans: Builders and Rebuilders exhibition initiative of the nonprofit Nola4Women, launched in honor of New Orleans’ tricentennial. Writer Paula DeReuli has the history and good fortune these ladies bring to Mardi Gras every year. Read More »

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