A new play from the local nonprofit Junebug Productions is called "Trying to Find My Way Back Home," and it's ostensibly about the story of modern Haiti, the struggles of everyday people there and the way this relates to the African American experience closer to home. Deeper though, this play, staged at the Ash Cultural Arts Center in Central City, takes on themes of brotherhood, the power of community and, ultimately, love. Actor Kwame Ross explains:
New Orleans, La. – There's been quite a buzz about Pizza Delicious, a pop-up restaurant in the Bywater serving thin-crust, New York-style pizzas. The format is take-out only, they're only available two nights a week, and yet the place caught on so fast there's often a line out the door.
New Orleans, LA – Irvin Mayfield talks about his upcoming charitable concerts, Peter Ricchuiti discusses a new start-up company called Bideo, and John Burnett reports about the NOPD. Plus the Farmer's Market Minute.
New Orleans, LA – The Reading Life this week features John Swenson, who will talk about his book, "New Atlantis: Musicians Battle for the Survival of New Orleans." Then we hear from poet Dennis Formento, talking about his new collection "Looking for an Out Place.'