New Orleans – Crescent City writer Nevada Barr is known - and widely admired - for her best-selling Anna Pigeon mystery series - but in her latest novel - "13 1/2" - she steps out of the series to deliver a stand-alone psychological thriller set largely in post-Katrina New Orleans. WWNO's Fred Kasten has more...
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New Orleans, LA – Who would have thought that without the Society of Jesus, we'd probably not be enjoying satsumas in Greater New Orleans? Let me explain, when the Jesuits arrived here at the start of the 18th century, they also brought with them citrus plants from Asia - including the iconic, loose skinned, seedless tangerine from Satsuma in Japan us locals adore - the Satsuma. Jesuits planted orchards along the banks of the Mississippi River - a practice that continues in Plaquemines Parish (and near Jesuit Bend).
New Orleans, La. – New Orleans' Visual Arts Season Comes Alive With Gallery Openings Citywide. It Also Marks A Milestone For Artist Jose Torres Tama And His Exploration Of New Orleans Free People Of Color AT The Ogden Museum.