New Orleans Magazine - February 2007

JULIA STREET

Dear Julia,My son recently did a research paper on New Orleans Statues. He gathered information on many of our beautiful landmarks, however he had difficulty obtaining any information on P.T.G. Beauregard who graces the entrance to City Park. I’m sure…

MARQUEE

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 28-April 1For the Love of LiteratureNow in its 21st year, the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival (March 28-Apr. 1) honors the legacy of a playwright who referred to New Orleans as his “spiritual home.”…

THE OLD LADY AND EFFINGHAM

Many years ago I was taking the train, The City of New Orleans, from Chicago back home. One of the passengers in the coach section was an elderly black lady whose gaunt frame suggested a life of hard work. Her…

ERROL LABORDE’S COMMENTARY:

 Saturday,  Feb. 17, Border’s, 11am to 1 at Borders 3131 Veterans Blvd.Sunday, Feb, 25, Barnes & Noble, Noon to 2, 3721 VeteransBooks can be ordered via e-mail at gdkrewe@aol.com or 895-2266Halloween and our Mardi Gras share more in common than…

ERROL LABORDE’S COMMENTARY: MOMUS AND THE RISE OF SATIRE

Errol Laborde will have a book signing tomorrow night, Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 6pm to 7:30 at Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St. (Corner of Laurel.) There will be a brief lecture beginning at 6:20.Saturday,  Feb. 17, Laborde will host a…

ERROL LABORDE’S COMMENTARY: KREWE- THE BOOK

My book and the city’s founders had one thing in common- they all arrived from Canada. But while the LeMoyne bothers, Iberville and Bienville, lifted anchor from the Canadian Atlantic shore, the book was shipped from a printer in the…