New Orleans Magazine - April 2018

How Bienville Got His Name

His name was Jean-Baptiste LeMoyne. His brother’s name was Pierre. Because of the intricacies of 17th century peerage and tradition, both would have extra words tagged to their name. Both would be more commonly known in history by names that…


Etre Cosmetic’s Dermatology & Laser Center Etre Cosmetic Dermatology & Laser Center, a state-of-the-art facility on St. Charles Avenue, offers advanced skin treatments by board certified Drs. Lisa Donofrio and Kyle Coleman. Every month the practice runs special events, such…


Ramen by the Bowl

Fest Dressed

Louisiana festivals celebrate alligator, boudin and rural life; crawfish, catfish, strawberry and rice. Get your party on and dance all day with music and food the heritage way.

Book Reviews

New Orleans Griot by Tom Dent, edited by Kalamu Ya Salaam UNO Press   Merriam Webster Dictionary defines the term griot as any of a class of musician-entertainers of western Africa whose performances include tribal histories and genealogies.” New Orleans…

Poster Rap

Breakout artist Kevin Brisco on The Queen of Bounce


Our top picks for this month’s events

Julia Street with Poydras the Parrot

Dear Julia, My grandfather was trying to tell me about the jail in Arabi, Louisiana but he didn’t know much about it. He seems to think it was the first jail in St. Bernard. I passed by to get some…

Bywater on the March

What does it say of a neighborhood that one of its most important locations is called The Healing Center? It could be that there are lots of health problems in the hood, or it could suggest healing as part of…