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Week in review

Your week got the best 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.

Artists in their own words: Fernando Lima

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NOLA-based composer, pianist and drummer Fernando Lima talks construction, ghosts and food trucks.

 

The road to NOEW: Cameron Cantrelle

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What do entrepreneurs keep in their backpacks? Co-founder of Plantbid and featured New Orleans Entrepreneur Week 'trep Cameron Cantrelle reveals his pack staples.

 

Maker movement kids week: Brainy is beautiful

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Mobile science lab Thinkerella gets kids interested in being future makers and builders through hands-on, interactive experiments.

 

Kongo across the waters : The connection

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The New Orleans Museum of Art's newest exhibition explores the connections between the art and civilization of the African Kongo people with that of African American art and culture in the United States.

 

The Road to NOEW: Handbags designed to inspire

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Local designer, VetLaunch.org fellow, and contender in the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week The Big Idea pitch contest Charlotte Henry literally builds positivity in to her handbags.

 

Keeping it upbeat with a new kind of music education

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Local rappers and producers educate at-risk teens about music production in after-school program Upbeat Academy.