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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...

Does Post-Katrina New Orleans Fit the TV Screen?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

If Treme outwardly sent a strong message about New Orleans after Katrina, the Real World tries more implicitly to convey the "wet blanket over the Mardi Gras frivolity."

Call it a Sheen: Oil Hits Louisiana Coastline Today

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The sheen of the oil slick seems endless, and that's from someone who has flown over and seen it. No BP estimates are credible right now; their worst case scenario has already been surpassed several times.

Tribeca Film Festival Cast Interview: The Space Between Then and Now

Caitlin Colford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Caitlin Colford

Melissa Leo guides the cast of The Space Between through a heartbreaking tale of a Pakistani-American boy trying to reach his father, a World Trade Center worker, on September 11.

Yummy in my Treme

Jill Donenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jill Donenfeld

Just seeing the images -- though run down and tired -- of New Orleans makes my mouth water.

Jazzfest Weekend One: David Simon & Garfunkel

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

At New Orleans' Jazzfest, Dr. John let loose, and the Huffington Post's own Harry Shearer spoke about Treme, Spinal Tap, and moving on after the hurricane.

Treme and Danziger Bridge -- the Two Faces of New Orleans

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Harry Shearer

Treme seems to have come at the right moment. The city, nearly five years into a recovery many folks argued against or doubted would ever happen, has felt for much of this year as if it were almost levitating.

Based on a True Story: Treme Documents Work of the ACLU

Marjorie R. Esman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marjorie R. Esman

The HBO series Treme, set in post-Katrina New Orleans, is the most realistic portrait of that troublesome time that I've seen in the almost five year...

Living in the Imagination of the World: Treme, Cultural Diplomacy and the International Exhibition

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

Whether the trauma is caused by a war, a natural disaster, or an economic crisis, cultural outreach is a complementary tool to existing methodologies of social recuperation.

"Treme" Is Just as Good as Everybody Hoped

Jessica Loudis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Loudis

It's too early, and generally pointless, to speculate whether Treme will be better than The Wire, but for the time being, it's off to a great start.

New Orleans Musicians in Their Own Words

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

If the music moves you, buy the CD's, book the bands and fly down to hear more at the Jazz and Heritage Festival. Once you're there, the Wednesday bet...

Creighton Bernette is Not Alone

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sandy Rosenthal

HBO's new series called 'Treme' is getting a mountain of press with much of the focus on the character Creighton Bernette played by mega-star John Goo...

HBO's 'Treme' Renewed For Second Season After Just One Episode

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — HBO says its new drama "Treme" (truh-MAY') has been picked up for a second season just days after its series premiere. The show is s...

Treme: A Complex, Enthralling New Drama

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Treme, like a well-cooked meal, it reveals its pleasures gradually -- not all in the first bite. This isn't a hot dog -- it's a gumbo, with layers of flavor to surprise, delight and move you.

Step Up or Shut Up!

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

So yes, let's fix it all. Connect the dots, We the People. We have to step up or shut up, and let those who are stepping up get on with it.

NRO and Mother Jones Get Hurricane Katrina Wrong

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

The Deepwater Horizon disaster has put a renewed media and political focus on the significant government failures of Hurricane Katrina. But for some reason, a selective amnesia still dominates on this topic.

Gulf Aid and Concert for the Coast Rock for Cleanup This Weekend

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Looking to do your part in helping clean up the Gulf of Mexico post-BP Spill while festing?

Seen and Heard in New York: Wendell Pierce, Cory Booker, Alan Rickman

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Wendell Pierce, a star of HBO's Treme and host of "Jazz at Lincoln Center Radio," spoke at a recent benefit held by JALC.

Chefs Cameo On Treme: Colicchio, David Chang, Wylie Dufresne, Eric Ripert Dine At Patois On HBO Show

eater.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On last night's episode of Treme, David Simon's post-Katrina New Orleans-based HBO show, chefs David Chang, Tom Colicchio, Eric Ripert, and Wylie Dufr...

The Saints Have Won the Superbowl and I'm Moving Home

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Am I moving back to New Orleans because the Saints won the playoffs? No. That would be ridiculous. I'm moving back because the Saints have won the Superbowl.

Oscar-Nominated Song Caps New Orleans Winningest Week Ever

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Oscar-nominated "Down in New Orleans" written by Randy Newman for the Princess and the Frog rounds out what could turn out to be the winningest week in the history of the city of New Orleans.

"Treme": HBO Picks Up Post-Katrina Series From "Wire" Creator

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — HBO has given the go-ahead to a new series about New Orleans and its ongoing effort to recover from Hurricane Katrina. It's called "...