Author Archives: NolaVie


The rotisserie pork Doner Kebab sandwich and beet fries.

New Orleans is a city that beckons creative versatility and innovation, and the creators of Pizza Speakeasy, Benjamin Harlow and Walker Reisman, certainly play to this feature. The entrepreneurial duo will soon launch their newest eatery Kebab, featuring ... Read More »

Last Call: Jazz Fest week 1 edition

Stirling Barrett - St. Louis Cathedral

The artists and craftsmen of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival may not generate enough anticipation to warrant their own cubes, and, let’s face it, no one is losing sleep trying to make their ideal route through the tents to hit up certain booths. Read More »

Review: Mike Birbiglia at The Civic


Comedian Mike Birbiglia has accomplished an impressive amount in his thirteen years as a comedian. He has three Comedy Central stand-up specials, has written and starred in two solo off-Broadway productions (including one that was recognized by Time ... Read More »

Oops ... We meant donate!


But, since we already mentioned donuts … Make a tax-deductible donation of $25 or more to NolaVie and we will send you a gift certificate for a dozen donuts. That way we can continue offering quirky, between-the-cracks stories about New ... Read More »

Alternative cinema


Your movie-going does not always (key word: always)  have to consist of your sweatpants, a half-drunk bottle (yeah, all right, a bottle) of wine, and a mediocre Netflix film you've selected out of pure desperation. Experimental film initiative Cinema ... Read More »

Taymika G. Byrd presents Crescent City Connection

crescent city connection

Taymika G. Byrd presents Crescent City Connection at the Community Book Center April 19 Local author Taymika G. Byrd will present and sign copies of her new book, Crescent City Connection, during an event from 4 – 8 p.m. on ... Read More »

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