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Eugenia Uhl

It started with Biggie Smalls. On my Instagram feed, amid restaurant specials and pouting babies, I spied a work-in-progress needlepoint canvas portrait of the deceased rapper. more

Nov 22, 2017 2:46 PM House & Home

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Cheryl Gerber

Lilian Hovey-King kept her family going during the Depression by mixing and selling perfumes, at first from home and later from a shop in the French Quarter. more

Nov 22, 2017 11:45 AM People & Places

Author and journalist Walter Isaacson will teach at Tulane University more

Nov 22, 2017 9:32 AM Literature

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Horton Humble

We asked the curators of the state’s best-known art institutions to recommend the up-and-coming and less-well-known artists whose work thrills them. more

Oct 25, 2017 4:56 PM Visual & Performing Arts

A thriving, handmade subculture more

Oct 25, 2017 3:30 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

The dexterous improvisations of sculptor Martin Payton more

Oct 25, 2017 3:30 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

From Southern breakfast spreads to champagne dinners more

Oct 25, 2017 3:21 PM Foodways

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Alexandra Kennon

A field trip to Rosetree Blown Glass Studio and Gallery for a guided creation experience more

Oct 24, 2017 10:03 AM House & Home

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Loyola University New Orleans Photographer Kyle Encar

With foresight and empathy, Tony Kushner writes on tensions in his Lake Charles childhood more

Oct 23, 2017 12:41 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Gregory Theriot

Fresh Creole seafood in New Orleans' CBD more

Oct 6, 2017 3:38 PM Restaurants

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Courtesy of Ed Asner

The award-winning actor brings his one-man show to New Orleans more

Oct 6, 2017 2:49 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Courtesy New Orleans Opera Guild

Behind the iron fence stands a statue of Madame Butterfly; a plaque declares that you’ve arrived at the Opera Guild Home. more

Sep 26, 2017 4:43 PM History

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David Shipper/Audubon Photography Awards

The National Audubon Society has developed a national database of bird-friendly native plant species that attract, nourish and shelter winged visitors to backyards, wherever in the country they may be. more

Sep 26, 2017 12:42 PM Gardening

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Photo by Alexandra Kennon

In New Orleans' thriving burlesque scene, nudity is just a detail more

Aug 24, 2017 3:48 PM Visual & Performing Arts

Lakeview and Gentilly draw diners and chefs from throughout New Orleans—and beyond more

Aug 24, 2017 3:45 PM Restaurants

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Lucie Monk Carter

Lawson’s beaded piano Temptation is currently in residence at Cocha Restaurant in Baton Rouge. It’s been on the move for twenty years. more

Aug 24, 2017 3:06 PM People & Places

How the drum set was born in turn-of-the-century New Orleans more

Aug 24, 2017 3:05 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Brei Olivier

Beyoncé, The Beguiled, Birdfoot Festival, and the arts incubator that connects them. more

Aug 24, 2017 3:46 AM Getaways

Local arts organizations hit big birthdays more

Aug 23, 2017 3:03 PM Visual & Performing Arts

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Lucie Monk Carter

Could a return to natural infrastructure save South Louisiana? more

Jul 25, 2017 10:55 AM Knowing Nature