New Orleans, La. – The Vice President said New Orleans and other cities and agencies will soon have an opportunity to shed some crushing debt. He said communities must show they still need help to have those loans forgiven.
He made the announcement at the St. Bernard Community Center. Senator Mary Landrieu joined Biden at the event attended by about 300 people. She also arranged for him to visit southwest Louisiana communities still recovering from hurricanes of 2005.
New Orleans, La. – While revelers are gearing up for Mardi Gras parades, a "second line" of Carnival themed art is dancing on the walls of a new Uptown gallery. Posters by Proclaimation artists of Rex - King of Carnival, are on view at Garden District Gallery through February 28th.
New Orleans – This morning marks the beginning of Fred Kasten's new Wednesday morning series, "The Sound of Books" - conversations with the authors - and occasionally editors - of new and recently published books of interest - and note. Today - on "The Sound of Books" - a visit with Chicago-based photographer and writer Jane Fulton Alt - whose critically-acclaimed new book is "Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories From New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward"...
New Orleans, La. – Internationally acclaimed violinist Midori gives young musicians with the Greater New Orleans Youth Orcheatra, GNOYO, the opportunity of a lifetime in concert at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.