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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 02/2008

Thank You. Thank You Very Much.

| Posted 02.04.2008 | Entertainment

It's been great watching a friend -- Mike Mills of REM -- experience his first Mardi Gras, which will pull you into the city like nothing else.

Housing and the Obama Campaign in Louisiana (Video)

| Posted 02.07.2008 | Huffington Post

In this video Russell Henderson of Louisiana for Obama laid out his candidate's plan for New Orleans recovery in an exclusive OffTheBus interview.

Barack's Big Tent: Does the Right Miss Party Invitations?

| Posted 02.16.2008 | Huffington Post

Progressives can invite conservatives to parties again without fights breaking out over the dip. But do they want to?

The Kaiser Chiefs Rock Brit Awards and New Orleans Anthem

| Posted 02.20.2008 | Entertainment

The Kaiser Chiefs' song's chorus is a rallying cry against apathy for New Orleans musicians still coming home to a city with fewer gigs and higher rents.

Does the New York Times Have Mrs. Obama's Back?

| Posted 02.21.2008 | Huffington Post

One day after Cindy McCain stood beside her husband and interjected a comment questioning Michelle Obama's patriotism, the New York Times let its McCain-Iseman story run.

Free at Last: Second Liners Released From Charges

| Posted 02.21.2008 | Entertainment

How many New Orleans musicians have died of heartbreak before they had a chance to move back?

Interview Primer: Don't Come at Me With That Foolishness

| Posted 02.24.2008 | Media

USA Today just covered New Orleans Mayor's Ray Nagin's ire over the fact that a local anchor at WWL is running a story about his schedule last year.

I'm Still Not There

| Posted 02.25.2008 | Healthy Living

Any roundup article on New Orleans residents not back yet is challenging because each journey took its own unique turn over the years. We're like snowflakes that way. Angry, homesick snowflakes.

2008 Fashion Police at the Mardi Gras

| Posted 02.26.2008 | Entertainment

If this year's Oscar fashions were too tame for your taste, check out the Saving NOLA Mardi Gras Open House. Styles were more Bjork than Tilda Swinton, so mix up a Sazerac, crank some Subdudes and check it out.