Cheap, amateurish and sometimes just plain hard to watch, Beasts enjoyed a wave of overwrought critical hosannas, going all the way back to when the film first was shown more than a year ago at the Sundance Film Festival.
There is no question that sustainable recovery from disasters -- particularly moving out of harm's way -- can be a slow, frustrating, arduous process. More enlightened federal funding policies and programs would make it easier and more common.
How did Isaac stack up against past hurricanes? The slow-moving storm, with its rain and strong winds, damaged power grids across Louisiana, according to Entergy. Hall said "for New Orleans, Isaac was the second biggest storm in terms of customer outages after Katrina."
Started simply as an idea for an 'Experimental Hands-On School,' Our School at Blair Grocery provides a place for young people in the Lower Ninth Ward to learn, as well as a space to explore their interests.
Fans of dance and house music won't want to miss my backstage footage from the recent GIRLS4BOYS Tour, when rising dance music acts Kwanza Jones, Liz Primo and Katrina hit LGBT night clubs along the West Coast.