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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 07/2011

Independence Day

| Posted 07.04.2011 | Entertainment

What struck me about Treme's finale was how many characters talked about coming home when they have stayed so strongly rooted in New Orleans, it's easy to forget they were not truly back.

So Much Pretty: If Things Are This Bad, Why Wouldn't You Tell Me?

| Posted 07.09.2011 | Books

The way investigative reporter Hoffman navigates the line between what is spoken and unspoken, and portrays a community's desire to address any crisis but the one next door make So Much Pretty a staggering read.

Steve Earle: America's Hardcore Troubadour

| Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment

Steve Earle played "This City" for a New Orleans audience last night, telling us a song is done when you play it for the people you wrote it for. "Now...

Mother Falling

| Posted 07.17.2011 | Women

My mother has fallen and is in the hospital again, mostly because she has forgotten how to sit. Late stage Alzheimer's Disease has made any extreme me...