A year ago this week, the City of New Orleans was reeling — at a second line, on Mother’s Day, shots were fired into the crowd, striking 19 people. Another was trampled in the chaos.
Today on All Things New Orleans, we explore some issues brought about by the Mother’s Day shooting. We hear from one person shot at the second line, and his thoughts on any type of justice that might come from such an event.
New Orleans District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro explains a new approach to prosecuting violent crime.
On Wednesday, Prospect New Orleans announced the details of its third biennial exhibition of international contemporary art, “Prospect.3”.
The three-month exhibition opens in October with about 60 artists from around the globe. The first Prospect international art show in 2007 brought art-world stars and collectors to the city, and at least one critic called it “the greatest art exhibit in New Orleans history.”