Archive for the ‘New Orleans’ category

(PSA) New Orleans Readers Only (PSA)

October 2, 2007

Its time again for the annual banned books celebration at House of Blues!

PARTICIPANTS:  Authors include Josh Clark, Julie Smith, Ted O’Brien, Patty Friedmann, Kay Murphy, Greg Herren, and more…..

MUSIC & TRIVIA:  This year’s music is provided by New Orleans’s own latin funk band 

Los Poboycitos: listen here 

Sponsored by:  ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, Friends of the New Orleans Public Library, House of Blues, Jefferson Parish Library, New Orleans Gulf South Independent Booksellers Association, and New Orleans Public Library

 FREE ADMISSION Wed, October 3rd 6:00 – 9:00pm
House of Blues – Parish

225 Decatur, NOLA 

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New Orleans Now (part VI)

September 25, 2006

The crew sent to New Orleans found out a lot of interesting things. The following interview was held with gentleman who, for obvious reasons wanted to remain anonymous.

It will sound completely unbelievable (it was when I was originally told about it) but we stand by it and managed to verify the major parts.

This is part one of the interview. It was directed by Loren Feldman.

[Youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEEdp0SIMMA]

New Orleans Now (part V)

September 22, 2006

Since we are at the halfway point, and because it’s the weekend, we thought it would be cool to spotlight a piece on the music of New Orleans.

The Rebirth Brass Band is a New Orleans brass band. Rebirth’s longstanding regular Tuesday night gig at the Maple Leaf Bar in New Orleans is one of the pillars of the New Orleans music scene, and has served as a reliable introduction to the city’s nightlife for many newly arrived college students.

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New Orleans Now (part IV)

September 21, 2006

Community Activist Sally Glassman. Edited by Loren Feldman