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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.

New Orleans, nine years later

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Out in the Great Elsewhere, people ask me all the time: “How is New Orleans doing? Is it back?” And the answer is: yes and no.

 

Yes, there are entrepreneurs in Lower Nine

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There’s a new barber shop down in Lower Nine; actually, it’s the only barber shop in Lower Nine. It’s one part of a project-in-the-making that already contains a sweet shop with sno-balls and candy and, one day soon, will also include a small food market.

 

The HUB: Bikers call for zero tolerance for bike fatalities

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Local bicycle advocacy organization Bike Easy is calling for a Vision Zero policy, aimed at eliminating preventable traffic tragedies -- to be enacted by the New Orleans mayor and City Council.

 

Culture Collision 6: Pictures with the Queen

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If it's good enough for Her Majesty...

 

CLUB SPOTLIGHT: The BEATnik

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The third installment of a series spotlighting some of the best places to hear live music around New Orleans.

 

Films put the labor back into Labor Day

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Cinema Reset brings the message of labor back to Labor Day with three thought-provoking documentaries plus a special Open Screen, New Orleans showing of original shorts.