ALL THINGS NEW ORLEANS
On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans , we'll chat a bit about Super Sunday with Bertrand Butler, director of the Mardi Gras Indian Council . Then, a local event leads the city's youth to dance for social change . And, we'll share another story from Bring Your own; a live story telling series.
Updated at 3:20 p.m. ET Hundreds of thousands of students, teachers, parents and victims rallied in Washington, D.C., and across the country on Saturday to demand tougher gun control measures, part of a wave of political activism among students and others impacted by school shootings. The "March for Our Lives" protest in the nation's capital was organized by students after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., last month. The...
THE READING LIFE
This week on The Reading Life: Time to celebrate the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival with Thomas Keith, co-editor with Peggy L. Fox of "The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin." In addition to being author and publisher, the two men shared a 40-year friendship.
FOOD & DINING
Gumbo is famous. Po-boys get plenty of press and king cake is now a seasonal sensation, splayed across social media for all the hungry world to crave.