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New Orleans Magazine April 2017

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That’s a Wrap

Powering through Carnival season

The Monuments

A failure to understand

JULIA STREET WITH POYDRAS THE PARROT

THE PURSUIT TO ANSWER ETERNAL QUESTIONS

French Quarter Festival

French Quarter Festival Board President Jeremy Thibodeaux discusses this year’s fest.

April Events

YLC Wednesday at the Square Spring is here and with it comes the return of the popular outdoor concert series, YLC Wednesday at the Square, to Lafayette Square. It is free and open to the public. Proceeds from food and drink sales benefit the Young Leadership Council’s community service projects. It runs through May 24, […]

Brain Gain

Business groups in the hunt for next big idea

Remaking Public Schools

What Betsy DeVos stands for

Melodies in the Mind

The control and eradication of “earworms”

Skin Deep

Exfoliation exultation

Spinning Platters

The record shop hop

Dancing in the Field

And standing in line, too

Lessons From a Streetcar

A discovery was imminent. On a rainy, cold night I happened to be standing up front near the driver as the vintage streetcar made its way along St. Charles Avenue toward the business district. The streetcars (not to be confused with the red ones, which are a totally different machine) are known by the manufacturer […]

Music's Best Month

April is showered with legacies

READ+SPIN

ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY: One of the greatest disappearing acts recorded during the history of humankind, the southern coastal wetlands along Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida are being swallowed up and washed away into the Gulf of Mexico. The economic prosperity along the southern Gulf Coast of the United States has come at a high price. The […]

The Uptown Experience

A Guide to Life Along The River’s Big Curve

Fest Forward

From Congo Square to Fais Do-Do, hit the high note this festival season with shoulder-baring halters, crafts-style accessories and tropical prints in breezy fabrics that beat the heat on or off stage.

Counter Culture

Big things in small packages

News From the Kitchens

Poke Loa, Lula Restaurant-Distillery & Saffron Nola

First the Vegetables

Great Dishes From the Garden

Spring Goes Fancy

Margarita Magic

Lured to New Orleans

Lars Edegran’s Swedish jazz

Say Hay!

Tails of a Northshore horse trail

Summer Bridal Show – June 14, 5-8 PM