Monthly Archive : Photo Gallery


NOLA Snapshot: Summer slithers

(Photo by: Hanna Rasanen)

As a former northerner, there are three wailing sirens that accompany summer in New Orleans. Number one is, of course, the heat/humidity; a close second belongs to the surprisingly consistent 2 p.m. thunderstorms, which roll around just in time for ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: Mardi Gras

(Photo by: Hanna Rasanen)

Mardi Gras has always been — and is increasingly becoming — a festival of contrast. It is an event that is uniquely lived by every person in New Orleans along with thousands of visitors, resulting in a holiday that truly ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: Le Petit Noel

New Orleans vocalist Erica Falls. (Photo: Hanna Rasanen)

Last Saturday, Le Petit Theatre welcomed the holiday season with Le Petit Noel, a concert featuring a 7-player jazz band and vocals so confidently strong, they could nearly knock a man to his knees. Host Jay Galle guided ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: Inside the Podesta studio

Entrance to Alex Podesta's Studio. (Photo: Hanna Rasanen)

At first glance, artist Alex Podesta's studio appears to be arranged in no methodic fashion. Tubes and tools and drills and jars are strewn about from top to bottom, wall to wall. Old works, new works, molds and plastic composites are spread ... Read More »

Virtual gallery: alt-J at The Civic

alt-J at The Civic Theatre (Photo: Steven Hatley)

Indie rock band alt-J, from Leeds, England, brought their eclectic magic to a sold out show at The Civic this past Monday night. In the performance, the quartet managed to merge a slew of different musical styles, creating a unique, ... Read More »

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