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ICYMI: Week in Review

In case you missed it ... catch a few editorial highlights from the week past at NolaVie.

ALB

“The best part about recording in New Orleans was people would just wander into the studio, add a horn part or some pedal steel, and just wander out," says Aaron Lopez Barrantes in an interview with NolaVie music writer Shane Colman about his debut album, ALB. The guitarist and vocalist moved here after graduating from the University of Vermont in 2010. “I wasn’t crazy about NYC or LA, and I knew NOLA had a great live music scene, so I took a chance and moved down here.”

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We don't know quite how she does it. Something to do with high-end software, computer modeling and liquid porcelain. But artist Justine Holzman shares her secrets (Cone 10 reduction? Really?) in visual arts writer Carol Pulitzer's latest "From the Studio of."

Lee Harvey Oswald, taken at Dallas Police Headquarters November 23, 1963.

Lee Harvey Oswald, taken at Dallas Police Headquarters November 23, 1963.

Lee Harvey Oswald stormed the offices of the States-Item here barely a month before that fateful day in Dallas in 1963. Few places in America are as intricately wound into the JFK assassination story as New Orleans. On the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's murder, Culture Watch columnist Sharon Litwin talks to journalists of the era about what -- and who -- they covered half a century ago.

 

Renee Peck is editor of NolaVie. Email her at [email protected]