NolaVie Presents : Entertainment

Stories about New Orleans events and other entertainment features.

'Airline Highway' meets Broadway

K. Todd Freeman as Sissy Na Na and the cast of Airline Highway, a New Orleans-set play currently on Broadway Photo: Joan Marcus,

A recent weekend getaway to New York City included a stop at Airline Highway: The gritty NOLA thoroughfare of cheap hotel fame has taken up temporary residence on Broadway. Its Big Apple credentials are more compelling than its ... Read More »

Cab Rides: Music writer Keith Spera

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Take a Cab Ride with us! NolaVie gets up-close and personal with local notables in this new series of back-seat video interviews sponsored by TaxiCabApp. Ride along and eavesdrop as New Orleanians talk about the city they love ... Read More »

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 »

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