As New Orleans gets ready for the New Orleans Book Festival and NolaVie kicks off "Book Fest Week," Renee Peck talks with Henrietta Harris about the presence of African-American authors and characters in children's books. Read More »
Editor's Note: In honor and memory of Sharon Litwin, The Queen here at NolaVie, we will be publishing a piece from her every day for the next month. Sharon was an advocate and spokeswoman for arts, culture, people, and policies ... Read More »
Writer and producer Christy George has been covering climate change in the environment for 15 years. She’s in New Orleans as a 2016 Flint and Steel Cross-disciplinary Combustion Resident at A Studio in the Woods. With the help ... Read More »
Q: What’s an emotion that is the most difficult to translate into a drawing?
A: Heartbreak. Legitimate heartbreak is too internal; you can’t just draw a sad face. It’s hard to get heartbreak into a drawing or a painting. The great masters have struggled with it. Read More »
Day and night we read and write on shiny, flat screens. It's inevitable; so who even considers the contrast to printing as it used to be, 500 years ago, metal type, handset, pressed into soft fibrous handmade paper ... Read More »
At NolaVie, we focus on the moments. We look for the local angle; gravitate toward passionate, neighborhood conversations; highlight the quirky happenings; and give you the stories that might otherwise fall by the wayside. Keep us quirking by participating in the second annual GiveNOLA Day on Tuesday, May 5. Read More »
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 »