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Week in review

Your week got the better of you and you missed a beat or two on NolaVie. You can catch up on local cultural arts news in NolaVie’s Week in Review, featuring a snapshot of the week’s features, published every Saturday.

Street art: A P.3+ neighborhood triumph

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As part of Prospect 3 Plus artist Brandan Odums has transformed a blighted building into a street art masterpiece.

 

'Shellshocked' director continues the conversation

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Filmmaker John Richie -- of award-winning documentary about New Orleans gun violence and teens "Shellshocked" -- works on a new project focused on gun sales and background checks.

 

Sweet Crude infuses Louisiana tradition into their music 

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New Orleans-based band Sweet Crude says the ensemble’s shared experiences of growing up in New Orleans have influenced their “celebratory parade music” and the bilingual nature of their sound.

 

VIDEO: Jazz Funeral: A celebration of life

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Ukrainian documentarists discuss jazz funerals as a New Orleans tradition and the impact of the experience of filming one had upon a current film project.

 

Silver Threads: No place to retire like New Orleans

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New Orleans isn't justa  city for millennials.

 

#TheEarlyDraft: Episode 1

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In the debut episode of comedian CJ Hunt's new podcast series, fellow comedian Vanessa Gonzalez talks about writing a solo show, her involvement in Emmy-nominated Latino Comedy Project and cookies.