New Orleans, LA – When Debra Oppenheim and Rick Fifield bought their Marigny home and work space in 2004, it came with a badly faded mural on the outside wall. Brooklyn-based artist Jonathan Blum painted that mural in 1994 on what was then his friend's photography studio. Jonathan recently returned to New Orleans to repaint the mural. Eve Abrams brings us this story.
Restaurant kitchen staff have to be on task to produce great dishes, and there's a discipline to following even basic house recipes. In the dining room, the social interactions come fast and furious, from greeting and serving customers to working with colleagues and managers.
New Orleans – A national invitation to the 2009 Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina kept young performers with the NORD-NOBA Center for Dance on their toes. Now, back in town, these young dancers are ready to dazzle local audiences in a special concert at NOCCA.