NolaVie Presents : Literature

Taymika G. Byrd presents Crescent City Connection

crescent city connection

Taymika G. Byrd presents Crescent City Connection at the Community Book Center April 19 Local author Taymika G. Byrd will present and sign copies of her new book, Crescent City Connection, during an event from 4 – 8 p.m. on ... Read More »

Long live the Neighborhood Story Project

neighborhood story project

The Neighborhood Story Project, a collaborative community publishing endeavor that uses oral histories, photography, and storytelling to create books that document facets of New Orleans’ civic and cultural tapestry, was recently awardeda $240,000 grant from the Surdna Foundation to continue ... Read More »

Parameters & Divisions

Natural Order: A Game of Pairs, by Anne Covell, Courtesy of the artist.

EVENT: Saturday April 12, 6:00pm - 10:00pm @ Press Street's Antenna Gallery, 3718 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans Parameters On View: April 12 – May 4, 2014 Opening Reception: April 12, 6-9pm Happy Hour Artist Salon with Gerald Cannon: May 1, ... Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Louisiana's ultimate librarian

The Milton H. Latter Memorial Branch Library, located at 5120 St. Charles Avenue.

Editor’s note: In anticipatory acknowledgement of National Library Week (April 13-19), for Throwback Thursday, NolaVie rerunning Sharon Litwin’s 2013 interview with the at-the-time newly appointed Executive Director of the New Orleans Public Library, Charles Brown, about historic holdings, ... Read More »

Audio: 'A Moveable Race'

Cartoon, "The Mascot", New Orleans, 27 July 1891. "Scenes and Incidents - A Lady Bicyclist Creates a Sensation on St. Charles Avenue".

Canal Street was unusually quiet for a Thursday. Along the broad thoroughfare that divides the city between Downtown and Uptown, Old and New, American and Creole, only a few mule-drawn omnibuses ambled. The offices and fashionable shops were ... Read More »

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