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Today we embark on the first installment of 60-Second Weekend — some under-the-radar events in and around New Orleans. It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to chin up and start planning your weekend. If you’ve been outside in the past few days, you’ve felt the humidity (don’t deny it) — but with this heat comes flowers in bloom and other festivities to enjoy over the next few days. We Got Your Weekend:
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The performance life of a symphony musician requires complete professional perfection. Their rigorous days are spent responding to the singular interpretation of conductors and music directors, so when it's time to unwind many choose leisurely hobbies.
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Practicing two disciplines can exhaust even the most regimented of us. Throw in a third pursuit and things feel like a juggling act that could splatter without the utmost attention.
On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin introduces us to Elizabeth Shannon, a New Orleans artist who's balanced sculpture, photography and fashion all the way from the Atchafalaya River to the catwalk.
New Orleans prides itself on being different from the rest of the nation. Our food‘s different, our music’s different... even our humidity is different.
On top of 'dat, we tend to talk different, too. On today's Love NOLA, Brett Will Taylor weighs in on the New Orleans vernacular and suggests that, maybe, the way we talk reflects nothing more than the love for our city, and the secret code that goes with it.
Gentrification: a welcome concept to some; a fighting word to others. And because one of New Orleans' neighborhoods, the Bywater, is undergoing this change, it should come as no surprise that the cultural shift received some attention in an article posted on New Geography.com.