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Tremé

A Blue Note Gospel

Rev. Otis Moss III | Posted 02.01.2012 | Black Voices
Rev. Otis Moss III

Many times God will bring out new colors when we experience the blues of a storm -- we must allow, the tears of God to beat across the canvas of our soul and God will paint a new picture in our spirit.

Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rodgers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Steve Earle: Still Singing, and Acting, Against the Death Penalty

Greg Mitchell | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

It was hardly a surprise that my favorite songwriter/actor/novelist Steve Earle got involved in activism surrounding the execution of Troy Davis by the state of Georgia last week.

'Treme' Creator: Show Will Address BP Disaster, If It Lasts

loop21.com | Brentin Mock | Posted 10.29.2011 | Black Voices

David Simon, creator of "The Wire," the HBO series considered by many to be the best television show ever, and "Treme," also on HBO, which chronicles ...

Treme's Michael Cerveris To Join Evita Cast On Broadway

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Michael Cerveris will be joining Ricky Martin and Elena Roger in the Broadway revival of "Evita." Producers announced Monday that Cerveri...

Why The BBC Should Welcome Sky Atlantic's Spending Power

Andy Welch | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK Entertainment
Andy Welch

Another day, another press release announcing a new series heading to Sky Atlantic. Last month the channel announced they were taking cult favourite Nurse Jackie off BBC Four's hands. It's the latest in a longish list of acquisitions from other channels, Sky's wallet proving too big for the rest of the UK terrestrial broadcasters to compete with. And I say let Sky have them.

Shannon McNally Celebrates Her Spirit of Independence Days

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Shannon McNally could be like one of those characters in Treme, the critically acclaimed HBO series about New Orleans musicians surviving in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She already knows the part by heart.

Did Treme's Emmy Nod Get Lost In The Mail?

AP | By FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 09.15.2011 | Home

NEW YORK -- Problem solved? It would've been embarrassing to overlook Melissa Leo when handing out the Emmy nominations this year. After all, just fi...

Steve Earle: America's Hardcore Troubadour

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

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...

Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, Sarah McLachlan Go to Telluride Bluegrass Heaven (Day 1)

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.20.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"The first time I played here, which was about 15 years ago I guess, I looked up during the set and saw the waterfall and forgot the entire second verse of the song I was playing."

Imitation of Life: Fact Versus Fiction

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts
Karen Dalton-Beninato

With musicians and other locals often playing themselves, Treme runs through real-life New Orleans, splashing onto everyone eventually.

Is Teach for America Becoming 'Too Big to Fail?'

Sam Chaltain | Posted 07.31.2011 | Education
Sam Chaltain

Some hail it as the solution to our need for highly qualified teachers in every classroom. Others define it as a stopgap measure based on a model so transitory to make it dangerous at best, and racist at worst.

Eric Ripert, Tom Colicchio Appear On 'Treme' Again

Eater National | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home

On last night's episode of Treme, Tom Colicchio and Eric Ripert had their very own cameos, with multiple lines and everything. ...

Alan Richman Gets A Sazerac Thrown In His Face On 'Treme

Eater National | Posted 07.16.2011 | Home

Back in February it was announced that Anthony Bourdain was going to be writing scenes for Treme and that restaurant critic Alan Richman had agreed to...

New Orleans Jazz Fest Honors 100 Years of Soulitude (PHOTOS)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 07.06.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

It's impossible to decide which was the biggest love-in of the day: 99-year-old Lionel Ferbos singing "When You're Smiling" or John Boutte who wrote HBO's Treme theme song.

Treme & Beyond: Conversations with Steve Earle, The Belle Brigade and Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Earle spoke to me from Liuzza's in New Orleans, where he had just ordered a Po Boy, and where he is currently filming the second season of HBO's Treme.

Lucia Micarelli Separates Fact From Fiction Before Season 2 of Treme

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The up-and-coming performer took some extra time to dispel rumors, debunk myths and separate fact from fiction (with mild spoiler alerts).

River of Love: Susan Cowsill at French Quarter Fest

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.10.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

This is a hard story to put into words since it's not mine to tell, but Susan Cowsill has a way of giving you a window into the heart of what she's li...

Melissa Leo -- She's a Fighter

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

She's been a working actor for almost 30 years - having dropped out of Purchase College of the State University of New York to take a role on All My C...

Boob-Tube: Best Television Of 2010

Jake Arky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jake Arky

Now that Snooki's ball has dropped and The Twilight Zone marathon on SyFy is coming to a close, let's look back on the year in television that was 201...

Long Strange Trip: 10 New Orleans Posts From 2010

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Throwing my hat into the ring for the ubiquitous list article, it's not hard to find 10 stories I covered from New Orleans that stuck with me in 2010 either because they went viral or because they're simply still wedged into my head.

School'ed: The 2010 Fall TV Line-Up

Jake Arky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jake Arky

Last fall, I was excited for a line-up of new shows to add to my old favorites, and this season I only have one that made the cut. So what happened?

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.

On the Fifth Anniversary of Katrina, Displacement Continues

Jordan Flaherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jordan Flaherty

Poet Sunni Patterson is one of New Orleans' most beloved artists. She has performed in nearly every venue in the city, toured the US, and frequently a...

The Threadheads, Nine Lives, and Doing Good For The Gulf

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

One must be made of stone to not feel for the great people of New Orleans, as well as everyone along the Gulf Coast. People like singer-songwriter Pau...