NolaVie Presents : Hurricane Katrina

You've come a long way, crybaby


When the lovable Mrs. Muffin asked me a question on live television in 1952, I froze. When I was supposed to present something before not just the lower school but also the middle school, and I knew my cousin ... Read More »

VIDEO: "Bricks and Sticks: Public vs. Private"

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Is access to affordable housing a human right? In the years since Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has seen all of the “Big Four” public housing developments demolished and replaced by mixed-income developments, spearheaded by public/private partnerships. Read More »

AUDIO: "NOLA's Petals"


Storyville is a new collaboration between of the University of New Orleans and WWNO. These are true stories about New Orleans written by the students in the University’s Creative Writing Workshop — our next generation of writers. The stories are ... Read More »

Land of Opportunity: A multimedia look at post-Katrina rebuilding

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It’s a movie. A web site. A virtual salon; a public forum. It’s multilayered, tells personal stories and hopes to start conversations. There’s nothing quite like “Land of Opportunity” out there. “It’s daunting,” says Luisa Dantas of the ... Read More »

Five Days at Memorial


Author Sheri Fink will present her new book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Jewish Community Center (5342 St. Charles Ave.). Five Days at Memorial provides readers an exhaustively researched ... Read More »

Array of personalities, perspectives to debate ‘teachable moment’ of Katrina

Richard Campanella (top) and Kalamu ya Salaam (bottom)

Tulane University’s New Orleans Center for the Gulf South will bring together a motley crew of authors, artists, academics, activists, and others to hold forth on how the “lessons” of Katrina might be deployed to think about the future—not only ... Read More »

Arrivals: New Orleans newcomers aren't so new


The ebb and flow of the city’s population post-Katrina has sparked a lot of conversation in the eight years since the hurricane. And while early talk centered on all the people we lost because of the storm, the ... Read More »

Love NOLA: Coming home from Katrina


Editor's note: today we're rerunning a Love NOLA article from last August to observe the Katrina anniversary. To hear Brett Will Taylor's on WWNO, click here.  You know, sometimes I think we're only here, in this crazy love ... Read More »

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