New Orleans, La. – The parables of Jesus come to life in a fresh production of the musical Godspell as Loyola University's Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series kicks off the month of November with a number of offerings. Godspell runs Novenber 4-12 in Loyola's Marquette Theater.
New Orleans, LA – Gill Pratt was convicted of racketeering. U-S Attorney Jim Letten says he hopes the sentence will deter further corruption. "Once again, we have a betrayal of public trust by an elected official, theft of public money, denial of services to individuals who so badly in our community needed those." Those charities were controlled by relatives of former U-S Congressman William Jefferson. She was also ordered to pay more than $1 million-dollars in restitution.
New Orleans, LA – This week on Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Vadim Gluzman, one of the most dazzling, young violin virtuosos performing today.
Vadim Gluzman will perform the stunning Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2 with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra on Friday, November 4th at 7:30pm at First Baptist Covington and on Saturday, November 5th at 8pm at First Baptist New Orleans. More information can be found on the LPO's website.
New Orleans, LA – Frank Pizzalato is the new executive director of the oldest public market in the nation, Eve Abrams follows a Marigny parade full of original art and music while the parables of Jesus produce the musical 'Godspell.'
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New Orleans, LA – This week on the Reading Life: scientist and science fiction writer David Brin, who will be a special guest at the fan convention, Contraflow, this weekend in Gretna. Also, James Nolan discusses his new novel, "Higher Ground."