Monthly Archive : Features


From Charlie Brown to the cha-cha

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Editor's Note: In honor and memory of Sharon Litwin, The Queen here at NolaVie, we will be publishing a piece from her every day for the next month. Sharon was an advocate and spokeswoman for arts, culture, people, and policies ... Read More »

Culture Watch: Art from the heart

Sister Gertrude Morgan's 'Let's Make a Record' is available for purchase online at preservationhallmerch.com.

For Throwback Thursday, we revisit a piece first published in October 2011 about primitive artist Sister Gertrude Morgan, a now-renowned folk artist who came to New Orleans in the 1930s, preached on the streets of the city she called “the headquarters of sin,” and established her missionary headquarters in a small house in the Lower Nine. NOMA's William Fagaly recalls the woman and her art. Read More »

NOLAbeings

Photo: Claire Bangser

In this week's edition of NOLAbeings, photo journalist Claire Bangser meets a couple of Carnival kids, a costumed grandmother and an ophthalmologist with a statement hat. Read More »

'Downton Abbey' returns Sunday

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Season four of PBS' most-watched drama, Downton Abbey, premieres this Sunday, January 5, at 8 p.m. on WYES-TV/Channel 12. The action opens six months after Matthew's death, as family and servants try to cure Mary and Isobel of ... Read More »

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