UNPRISONED

Cheryl Gerber

This 'Bad Child' Became A Judge With A Passion For Justice

If there’s one person in New Orleans – in the world of criminal justice – that you really ought to meet, it’s this guy.

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CAPITOL ACCESS

Lawmakers Focus On One Bill To Address Sexual Harassment

Lawmakers have agreed on moving one bill forward to address sexual harassment in state government. As it stands now, Louisiana doesn’t have a standard sexual harassment policy on the books.

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Report Says Sean Hannity Linked To Other Trump-Connected Attorneys, Besides Cohen

Days after it was revealed that Fox News host Sean Hannity was a client of President Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, The Atlantic reports that the political commentator has employed at least two other lawyers with links to the president and who are also frequent guests on his show. According to the magazine, attorneys Jay Sekulow and Victoria Toensing sent a cease-and-desist letter on behalf of Hannity to an Oklahoma radio station responding to an accusation against the host made on...

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Ribs off the smoker for a backyard barbcue.
Ian McNulty

There's more barbecue around New Orleans these days. But it's not just a case of more barbecue restaurants, and that's where things get interesting. Roll up your sleeves New Orleans, it looks like our town is finally building its own barbecue culture.

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This week on Inside the Arts, the internationally acclaimed Miro Quartet is gearing up for an evening of masterworks in a performance that returns former New Orleans Symphony/LPO principal clarinetist Steven Cohen to town. 

Listening To Locals: Vox And The Hound

Apr 5, 2018
Vox and the Hound

Here's another installment of NolaVie's Listening to Locals series, a spotlight on New Orleans musical talent. This week, David Benedetto sat down with Leo DeJesus and Andrew Jarman of the band, Vox and the Hound, who are playing shows in support of their latest album, Aloha Shores.  

Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by David Benedetto.

Fifteen-year-old Zianca Bailey wants to change gun laws to reduce gun deaths. She helped organize the March for Our Lives to end gun violence.
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Pastor Lisa Fitzpatrick spends every weeknight at an old Catholic school building in Central City. Tonight she’s sliding slices of pizza onto paper plates for about a dozen hungry teenagers.

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Coastal scientists are almost finished rebuilding a barrier island that has been washing away for years. It’s one of several island projects in the state’s Coastal Master Plan. They’re big projects that state officials have planned for a long time, but only recently got money for.

A Senate committee gave the first stamp of approval to a bill that would raise the purchasing age for assault rifles in Louisiana. 

Cheryl Gerber

Dominique Newton is a college sophomore. She’s only 20, but she’s already been through a lot. These days, she’s majoring in political science, with a minor in creative writing. Last time we got together, she was in the middle of writing a 10-page play, and also toting around some comic books.

Photo Credit: Todd Rosenberg

This week on Inside the Arts, the New Orleans Ballet Association journeys back in time with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in a special 40th Anniversary program. We catch up with artistic director Glenn Edgerton.

The full House has approved a bill making hazing a felony in Louisiana when it results in serious bodily injury or death.

Right now, hazing is only a misdemeanor. 

This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with architectural historians Karen Kingsley and Lake Douglas about their new book, "Buildings of New Orleans," the most recent volume in the series of the Society of Architectural Historians Buildings of the U.S. City Guides. 

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Le Show For the Week of April 15, 2018

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer interviews Homer Venters, MD from Physicians for Human Rights, plus a song of Scooter's scooting past the clink, The Apologies of the Week , News of the Warm , and more!

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THE READING LIFE

The Reading Life With Bryan Camp And Iris Cohen

This week on The Reading Life: Debut novelists make a splash with two very different books. Bryan Camp creates a fantastic version of the Crescent City with a magician named Jude Dubuisson in “The City of Lost Fortunes," a nd Iris Cohen, author of “The Little Clan,” takes on high and low literary culture in her New York-set story of a bookish young woman's coming of age.

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Louisiana Eats: Toasting The Tricentennial

This year marks the 300th anniversary of the city of New Orleans. On this week's show, we toast the Crescent City with local culture bearers and historians.

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