NolaVie Presents : Jazz

The mayor at French Quarter Festival


Ron Roberts is the mayor of DeRidder, La., a small town in the southwestern corner of the state. But for 31 years, he’s had a love affair with New Orleans and its music, ever since a spring day in 1984 when he and his wife, Martha Lou Roberts, stumbled onto the inaugural French Quarter Festival. Read More »

How's Bayou? Survival on Canal Street

Postcard of Warren Easton school, c. 1918

Actress Sandra Bullock is bullish on New Orleans' Warren Easton Charter High School, whose roots date to 1843, when its predecessor opened as the first public high school for boys in the state. After mergers and name changes ... Read More »

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