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.
New Orleans, LA – Community IMPACT Series: Broad Community Connections, Jan. 5, 2010
Take a spin around Broad Street, and it's impossible to miss the commercial corridor's mix of new business and lingering blight. But what the founders of Broad Community Connections see is vast potential. They see the nexus of several large projects poised to open new opportunities here.
New Orleans, LA – Discouraging financial news seemed inescapable last year as America's economy continued to limp along. But narrow the focus to the realm of New Orleans restaurants and you might have thought 2009 was a boom year.