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New Orleans Magazine April 2018

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Two Fests and the Rest

A Great Month for Music

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 the spiritual renewal of everyday life. In the case of the multi-use facility of St. […]


What To Tell The Child

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 information on it, but it seems like it’s abandoned. It’s located in an area not […]


Our top picks for this month’s events

Poster Rap

Breakout artist Kevin Brisco on The Queen of Bounce

A Bounce Star is Born

Big Freedia, Queen Diva

Feeling the Pulse

Better future for Big Charity?

Teaching the Teachers

Brian Riedlinger, Pursuing Change

Dermatologically Speaking

The skinny on creams, lotions, ointments and other concoctions

On Your Toes

Ballet in New Orleans

Not Complaining

He’s Just Driving

Pregnant Pause

Controlling the Arrival

Working Mom Life

Take your daughter to work day

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 had nothing to do with how they were baptized. Landmarks in their honor, which would […]

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 writer, poet, activist, journalist and philosopher, among other noted work, Tom Dent transformed this definition […]

Beauty And The Bead

Indians of Two Nations

Family First

New Life for an Uptown Cottage

Bywater Bounce

what to do and where to go

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.

Bienville's Tattoos

For the founder of New Orleans, some beliefs were skin deep


Ramen by the Bowl

News From the Kitchen

Gogi Korean, Landry’s Seafood, Jayne Bistro

Crawfish Bread

The Marksville creation popularized by Jazz Fest

Go for Refreshing!

Pearl’s Patio-Tini


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 as “Beach Ready” where patients can save up to $1350 on CoolSculpting packages. Etre also […]

Counter Service

Up close with the Chef

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