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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 01/2008

NOLA Org Endorsement: John Edwards Will 'Kick Republicans In The Balls'

| Posted 01.07.2008 | Huffington Post

The mainstream media script this week is that Barack Obama won Iowa and Hillary Clinton lost, but not so much that John Edwards came in second. Spendi...

When Will New Orleans Sing Again?

| Posted 01.19.2008 | Huffington Post

The L.A. Times quoted a reviewer saying there were no good Katrina songs because there are no good 9/11 songs. With all due respect, jazz was not born in the Twin Towers.

Environmental Degradation, Katrina Form Backdrop For LA Contests

| Posted 01.21.2008 | Huffington Post

After last night's Congressional Black Caucus Debate, John Edwards told CNN that there was too much petty bickering and no mention of New Orleans. His...

Mardi Gras: In Which I Am Speared in the Head

| Posted 01.23.2008 | Entertainment

We're going to try to liveblog this year's Global Green / New Orleans Musicians Relief Fund / Saving NOLA Now Backstage at Mardi Gras Benefit which will be held safely indoors.

"Lies" by Abby Travis with the Bangles to Benefit New Orleans Musicians

| Posted 01.25.2008 | Politics

Just in time for Super Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday in New Orleans, Abby Travis featuring the Bangles has issued the i-tunes track Lies to ben...

A Refugee's Life in the Subprime Mortgage Market

| Posted 01.26.2008 | Business

If we have learned anything from James Bond movies, it's that anyone who can build an island out of sand with the best technology in the world is worth keeping an eye on.

State of the Union on a Clear September Day

| Posted 01.28.2008 | Huffington Post

Bush announced that people were reclaiming their communities. Rebuilding their lives. Sharing oil revenues. At that point he was not talking about New Orleans anymore.

Party Like a Rock Star With Rock Stars on Fat Tuesday

| Posted 01.30.2008 | Entertainment

Backstage at Mardi Gras Day is a celebration for local musicians as well as music lovers and relief workers from Global Green, the New Orleans Musicians Relief Fund and Saving NOLA Now right on the parade route.

Edwards Gets Off the Bus in the Crescent City (Video)

| Posted 01.30.2008 | Huffington Post

Since it's a rerun world, this my video of former candidate John Edwards in New Orleans last year. He spoke about his environmental concerns and marched in a second line to the Super Dome.