The Plum Magnetic's most recent record, Terra Animata, sounds larger than their four members. Infusing sonic sounds of classical Hindustani with American roots music, their vibe has a calming effect. They have weaved a tapestry together of classical tracks.
One of the worst moves in American judicial history was Judge Lance Ito's decision to allow the OJ Simpson murder trial in 1995 to be televised. Making a bad idea worse, Ito went on entertainment programs like a small-time comic trying to work his way to Vegas. The OJ Simpson trial was the precursor of the modern reality television series.
By Beverly Bell March 4, 2014 Today, as on every Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans is in the midst of full-on mayhem. Depending on when on Fat Tuesday you ...
Music legend Dr. John, also known as New Orleans native son Mac Rebennack, Jr., probably gets more phone calls on Mardi Gras Day than the whole rest of the year so I got mine in early.
Okay, I'll admit it. When I first came to New Orleans back in the '80s, I didn't know much. In the 30 years since that conversation, I have leaned much. Now I live on the parade route. This week, I have seen some amazing Mardi Gras parades, including last week's Krewe Of Muses
But what is the exact nature of this festival, and how best can you enjoy it? We checked in with a couple of the most informed Mardi Gras sources.
Great to eat while you're watching the Mardi Gras parades.
This cocktail is a New Orleans tradition, an eye-opener that provides much-needed stamina for Mardi Gras festivities.
Mardi Gras is the end all-be all of parties, and some students, like myself, are fortunate enough to live here for four years to experience it. For those visiting, you're in for one hell of a ride.
New Orleans is one big, beautiful rag-tag gang of party people. It's the one place in America where it's always time to eat a great meal, join a band, booze on the street, start a parade, and wear a feather boa.
During these troubled times, Tina Turner isn't the only one who needs a hero. Many of America's greatest cities are at risk of becoming modern-day Gothams.
What's a company to do to steward a vigorous work ethic while valuing the culture that makes its city unique? Apply these tenets to your respective "distraction" and get down to business.
With so many great bars to visit in the area, both on and off of Bourbon St., we've made a list of some of our favorites for you to try this year.
With roots in the Christian celebrations leading up to Lent, a time of fasting and restraint, this is the time of year to let loose.
Some travelers will be so seduced they will want a deeper understanding and appreciation of this singular place. Here with 11 books as colorful as the city they spring from: some you want to read before (especially Eat Dat!), some after.
Written by Julia Rocchi Heart bombing the Sattler Theatre in Buffalo ...