NolaVie Presents : Entertainment

Stories about New Orleans events and other entertainment features.

Versipel New Music presents visiting pianist Mabel Kwan

Pianis Mabel Kwan plays Friday night.

Currently in its inaugural season, Versipel New Music is a budding classical music organization that aims to take on audience engagement in new and contemporary music in different ways. Dedicated to presenting works from the late 20th and ... Read More »

Weekend: Literature and lots of drama


Shane's shout-out: Friday Derrick Freeman's Smokers World Hi-Ho Lounge, 10 PM Derrick Freeman swept the hip-hop categories at the 2014 Best of the Beat awards, adding yet another accolade to the celebrated percussionist, vocalist, actor, and all around ... Read More »

April Toole's Day at Irish House


As Americans read fewer and fewer books and feel generally more isolated in the technological age, there has emerged a response among lovers of literature that seems to address both issues — mass public book readings that engage attendees both literarily ... Read More »

Portrait of NOLA Pyrate Week

NOLA Pyrate Week (Photos: Robert Warren)

Captain John Swallow is standing outside of Pirate's Alley Cafe. We’ve already been chatting for an hour and I haven’t yet touched my camera. Captain John is regaling me with the history of NOLA Pyrate Week, how a ... Read More »

Weekend: Flag-waving, tattoo art and NOEW

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Wednesday-Saturday / Fashion forward: Southern Design Week continues all week, with runway offerings, studios, a vintage flea market, artisan wares and more at various spots around town. The fashion happening, sponsored by the Southern Coalition for Fashion and Design, also ... Read More »

Character actor is 'King of New Orleans'

David Jensen stars as a United cabbie in 'The King of New Orleans.'

David Jensen’s face is probably a familiar one. He’s the doctor who brings an elderly Brad Pitt into the world in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. The eye-in-sky-casino tech in Oceans Eleven. And, one of his favorites, ... Read More »

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