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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 02/2010

New Orleans Mayoral Candidate Blocks Streetcar Line With Wheelchair

| Posted 02.01.2010 | Politics

"Who Dat say Dey Can't Ride Dem Cars", "Let My People Ride" and "Paint a Red One Green" were the chants as New Orleans mayoral candidate Jonah Bascle...

Oscar-Nominated Song Caps New Orleans Winningest Week Ever

| Posted 02.04.2010 | Entertainment

The Oscar-nominated "Down in New Orleans" written by Randy Newman for the Princess and the Frog rounds out what could turn out to be the winningest week in the history of the city of New Orleans.

Who Dat Man Style! Stats: Crawfish Claws, Flies on Humidity

| Posted 02.05.2010 | Style

Just when you recovered from our Jackson Squared, New Orleans Artist L. Steve Williams, Jr. has designed Who Dat Man to benefit the New Orleans Music...

Landrieu Continues New Orleans Family's Mayoral Dynasty

| Posted 02.07.2010 | Politics

National headlines already reflect that Landrieu is the city's first white mayor since his father's tenure ended in 1979.

Green Dat: Causecast and Impact Team up for Global Green

| Posted 02.07.2010 | Impact

Texting Green Dat to 85944 by the end of the first quarter of the Superbowl will give $10 to Global Green's rebuilding efforts in New Orleans.

The Saints Have Won the Superbowl and I'm Moving Home

| Posted 02.08.2010 | Sports

Am I moving back to New Orleans because the Saints won the playoffs? No. That would be ridiculous. I'm moving back because the Saints have won the Superbowl.

Moving Pictures: Images Without Borders for Haitian Relief

| Posted 02.11.2010 | Impact

Images Without Borders is a collaboration of 125 photographers from seven countries collaborating to offer more than 400 fine art prints to benefit Doctors Without Borders.

Of Muses, Maddox and the Goodbye Girl

| Posted 02.13.2010 | Books

Tonight in New Orleans the all-female Krewe of Muses rolled, resplendent with their decorated shoes. Ten years after being founded by Staci Rosenberg...

An Image of of Pure Love in Everybody Hurts Benefit Video

| Posted 02.14.2010 | Entertainment

When Simon Cowell brings in all-stars to sing R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" for Haitian relief, you know the song will be heart-rending. But it becomes more than that. It becomes an image of pure love.

Carville CNN Post: New Orleans is "Storming Back"

| Posted 02.15.2010 | Politics

Political pundit and professor James Carville has posted an editorial on titled, "New Orleans is Storming Back." Carville lists what he sees...

Pirates and Bead Bombs: Images of Mardi Gras Day

| Posted 02.18.2010 | Style

Mardi Gras Day images are so inexplicable, there's not much here by way of captions. Happily, it was one of the best attended Mardi Gras on record wi...

All that Jazz: Bandleader Speaks Out

| Posted 02.23.2010 | Politics

During the Presidential primaries I interviewed Habitat for Humanity Musicians Village resident Bob French for Jay Rosen's Off the Bus project, since...