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Brad Pitt Jams On Tambourine With Bruno Mars, And His Cameo Isn't Even The Best Part

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact

At 50, Brad Pitt is still a sex machine and he gave us another reason to think so on Saturday night. The "12 Years a Slave" actor joined Bruno Mars...

Making Things Right Is in Tom Darden's Blood

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
Rick Fedrizzi

What can I say? Watching Tom Darden work in his adoptive hometown of New Orleans seems to be like watching a man who is to his field what Paul McCartney is to music. In other words, when it comes to sustainable building, the man is a natural.

LOOK: This NY Home Can Survive A Hurricane And Only Costs $50K

Posted 12.10.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's been nearly a year since Superstorm Sandy ravaged parts of the northeast, and some families are still struggling to pick up the pieces. In New Y...

2008 Fashion Police at the Mardi Gras

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

If this year's Oscar fashions were too tame for your taste, check out the Saving NOLA Mardi Gras Open House. Styles were more Bjork than Tilda Swinton, so mix up a Sazerac, crank some Subdudes and check it out.

Brad Pitt To Turn Vacant 103-Year-Old School Into Affordable Housing Complex

Posted 02.22.2012 | Impact

Since Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt's charity has been focused on building sustainable homes in New Orleans. But, now the generous star is branching ou...

Brad Pitt and the Business of Making It Right (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 03.29.2012 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

It was 2007 and the 9th Ward still looked like an overgrown prairie strewn with concrete slabs. In the years since then, Make It Right NOLA has assembled a living study in sustainable architecture for returning residents.

How Much Will Brad Pitt's Green Home Tour Earn For Charity?

Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact

One lucky eBay bidder will win a chance to meet Brad Pitt -- and all for a good cause. But the clock is ticking! The bidding closes tonight, with t...

Changing The World One Commitment At A Time

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

When you walk through the doors of the Clinton Global Initiative, it's like you've landed on another planet where barriers are dissolved, opportunities are seized, and cooperation is prized.

Hollywood's New Brat Pack Redefines Giving Back

The New York Times | Stephanie Strom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

THE telephone connection was fuzzy, ruffled around the edges by Hurricane Tomas, bearing down on Haiti, where Sean Penn had agreed to an interview fro...

Redefine 8/29: 10 Images of New Orleans Recovery

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

If you've been following this five-part series on my journey post-Katrina, you're as ready to move on to another topic as I am, so I'll wrap it up quickly and move on to 10 pictures of rebirth and recovery.

With A Little Help From Our Friends: A 5 Year Katrina Evacuation

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

When you've lived through it, hearing anyone call a disaster someone's Katrina is like hearing a pundit speculate on Obama's That Time Your House Burned Down when you're the one whose house burned down.

Sweet Update: New Orleans' Own Mr. Okra Gets a New Veggie Truck

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Tonight's d.b.a. event will have Mr. Okra back on the streets hawking his wares. The surprise of the evening will include an unveiling of a new truck for Mr. Okra.

Brad Pitt's New Orleans Project: Mixed Reaction

nytimes.com | FRED A. BERNSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In 2007, frustrated by the slow pace of rebuilding in the Lower Ninth, Brad Pitt set up a foundation called Make It Right; the foundation then commiss...

Brad Pitt Attends Clinton Global Initiative To Talk New Orleans (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

(AP Text, Scroll for Photos) NEW YORK - The average electric bill for one of the energy-efficient homes built in New Orleans by Brad Pitt's Make It Ri...

Thanks to Brad Pitt, One Homecoming, One Reunion in New Orleans

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christina Bellantoni

This weekend, Robert Green slept in his own home in the Lower 9th Ward for the first time since Hurricane Katrina flattened his neighborhood and killed his mother and infant granddaughter.

Brad Pitt's Foundation Seeks Stimulus Funds

Ted Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ted Johnson

Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation is among a consortium applying for federal stimulus money that could expand his effort to rebuild homes in New Orleans.

Brad Pitt Goes To Washington (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt was in DC on Thursday to meet with Nancy Pelosi and President Obama for his Make It Right foundation. Pitt, dressed in a three-piece suit wi...

Sam Stein

Obama Meets Brad Pitt

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama met on Thursday with Hollywood star Brad Pitt, the White House confirms. The actor also met that day with Democratic congressio...

At The Apex Of Politics And Entertainment

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paige Donner

Chad Griffin, partner at Griffin:Schake, was just named one of the Top 20 People of The Year by the Advocate. Chad Griffin, the Advocate's Top 20 ...

Brad Pitt "High" From New Orleans Project

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Actor Brad Pitt fell in love with New Orleans in the early 1990's while filming Interview with the Vampire. "New Orleans has its own mind...its own th...

Brad Pitt's First "Make It Right" Homes Completed

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — The first homes in Brad Pitt's Make It Right rebuilding project are complete, and some three years after Hurricane Katrina devasta...

Greening Hollywood: Sen. John Edwards Gets His Green On

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Former Presidential candidate and Democrat from North Carolina, Senator John Edwards joined Santa Monica based Global Green USA Friday as a co-chairma...

Brad & Pax 4x4 New Orleans New Years

Just Jared, Us | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The father-son tag team of Brad Pitt and Pax Jolie-Pitt spent part of New Year's Eve racing around the Make It Right building project on a 4 x 4, with...

Brad Pitt's Pink Pledge For 150 New Orleans Homes, Maddox In Tow

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt appeared on the "Today" show this morning to announce plans to build 150 homes in New Orleans' Ninth Ward. Also showing their support were p...