New Orleans – Dr. Patricia Brady discusses her new book, "A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson." Fred Kasten interviews Richard Campanella about his new book about Abraham Lincoln's flatboat voyages on the Mississippi, and James Nolan reads a poem about a perfect day in New Orleans.
New Orleans, La. – Only two of the seven panelists panel managed to attend the first session. Co-chairmen William Reilly and former Senator Bob Graham were stuck in the aftermath of an East Coast snowstorm. Panel members Don Boesch (bawhsh) and Frances Beinecke (BYE-neh-kee) presided at a forum in a downtown New Orleans hotel. Boesch started off with an overview of the major questions, and what the panel has determined.
It's become increasingly common for menus to tout a restaurant's array of house-made or homemade ingredients these days. Such terms crop up a lot at Liberty's Kitchen too, though here they promise more than just a flavorful meal.
New Orleans, La. – Resounding, a Prospect 1.5 art exhibit, challenges music fans in a unique way. Resounding, curated by Dan Cameron is on view at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400a Julia Street through February 1st.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott - "American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare - the Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee"...
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