First of two stories, which are part of an ongoing series on obesity in America. The first part begins in August as students start their weight-loss journey at Wellspring Academy, a boarding school in Brevard, N.C. The second checks in with the students a few months later.
New Orleans, La – Conversation with Hank Staples, producer of the 2011 Oak Street PoBoy Festival. The festival gets underway on Sunday, November 20th from 10am to 7pm...Oak Street at Carrollton Avenue.
Walk the aisles of the New Orleans Food Cooperative's gleaming new grocery store in the Faubourg Marigny, and it seems there's something different to catch the eye on every shelf and in every bin, from rare and colorful heirloom produce varieties to specialty meats to bulk grains and seeds. It turns out, there's also a mission and a community purpose behind them too.
New Orleans, LA – On this week's Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Robert Lyall, General Director of the New Orleans Opera, about why he's put a little purple, green, and blood red into one of grand opera's grandest operas!
To read a related article written by Ms. Litwin, visit Nolavie.com.