When Jazz in the Park gets under way Thursday afternoon at Congo Square, the age span may skew a little younger than usual. For the first time, the weekly jazz concert series will feature an additional tier of ... Read More »
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 »
New Orleans has long had a history of producing talented musicians. More recently, as demonstrated by the 5,000-plus attendees at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, the city has started producing some talented entrepreneurs. Edward Anderson hopes to bring the ... Read More »
As part of a new collaboration with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, NolaVie will spotlight entries from KnowLA.org -- the Digital Encyclopedia of Louisiana, including unique events and people in our state’s history. This month, we commemorate ... Read More »
When Darren Hoffman heard the song "Discipline Strikes Again," by Jason Marsalis, something clicked in his mind.
“When I heard this, it was one of the first times in many years that I was inspired to create a music video,” said Hoffman. Read More »
Jazz pianist Brian Haas is in the midst of a “Louisiana Residency” to promote and perform, in full, his excellent new record, Frames. Joined by New Orleans’ all around favorite drummer, Jonny Vidacovich, Haas is taking the minimal, ... Read More »
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 »