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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 04/2010

Despite Governor's Warning, Bourbon Street Enjoyed

| Posted 04.10.2010 | Entertainment

I overheard a group of Republican conventioneers walking into the French Quarter complaining about Michael Steele's efforts at damage control -- they grew silent as a float full of men in kilts danced and pulled passers-by into their mayhem.

New Orleans Musicians in Their Own Words

| Posted 04.13.2010 | Entertainment

If the music moves you, buy the CD's, book the bands and fly down to hear more at the Jazz and Heritage Festival. Once you're there, the Wednesday bet...

Earth Day Endorsement from The Big Easy: Build it Back Green

| Posted 04.22.2010 | Green

Global Green's "Build it Back Green" Workshop series kicks off this Tuesday in New Orleans. In the first panel, speakers will discuss how to improve indoor air quality and save on utility bills with green materials.

Jazzfest Weekend One: David Simon & Garfunkel

| Posted 04.25.2010 | Entertainment

At New Orleans' Jazzfest, Dr. John let loose, and the Huffington Post's own Harry Shearer spoke about Treme, Spinal Tap, and moving on after the hurricane.

Call it a Sheen: Oil Hits Louisiana Coastline Today

| Posted 04.30.2010 | Politics

The sheen of the oil slick seems endless, and that's from someone who has flown over and seen it. No BP estimates are credible right now; their worst case scenario has already been surpassed several times.