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New Orleans Magazine June 2017

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Mourning a Friend, Losing a Hero

Remembering Lolis Edward Elie

James Rivers and the ’Pipes

James Rivers already excels with the tenor saxophone and the clarinet, so you wouldn’t think that he would need to add to his repertoire by playing, of all instruments, the bagpipe. Yet Rivers, who jokes about the rareness of a black man playing an instrument for which the most famous tune is “Scotland the Brave,” became intrigued. As he tells the story, one day he […]



June Events

New Orleans Oyster Festival   Celebrate the versatility of our region’s favorite bivalve at the New Orleans Oyster Festival on June 3-4 at Woldenberg Riverfront Park. You can taste the oyster creations from over 20 restaurants, as well as enjoy competitions in oyster shucking, oyster eating and the largest oyster. Live music will be provided […]

The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane

Clare Moncrief, managing director of The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, discusses this year’s event.

David Bernard

Chief Meteorologist, WVUE Fox 8 News

Click and Spend

Will e-commerce dictate the future of malls?

Swimming with Bacteria

How safe is the water?

Aching In The Rain

Weather-related joint pain

A Judge’s DWI Arrest

What the cameras tell

Stitches in Time

Tailoring in New Orleans

Summer Living

Chill out and embrace the heat

The Price of Fear

Nauseated pelican phobias and more

Jacques Chirac in New Orleans

Now that France has elected a new President, Emmanuel Macron, I have been thinking that there have been two French Presidents who have set foot in New Orleans. One was Charles DeGaulle, whose post-war celebrity status was so high in 1960 that the city even named a West Bank road after him. The other was […]


JAZZ/HIP-HOP: Parking Lot Symphony, by Trombone Shorty.  A powerful album filled with echoing horns and vocals from celebrity New Orleanian Trombone Shorty, Parking Lot Symphony has a great balance of smooth and slow jazz, booming brass, hip-hop, blues and upbeat funky tracks. It’s mixed with a few covers from some of the city’s most influential […]

Storyville in Time

The Song and the Place


Our Guide to Local Live Music

Top Female Achievers

Each year in this section we profile a selection of notable women in our community. What is most difficult about the selection process is not so much finding worthy contenders but narrowing the list. As always we feel enriched by those who have been selected and encouraged by knowing there are so many others to […]

Charter-ing a New Course

Einstein Group Providing for the city’s newest populations

MY TOUGHEST CASE: Dr. Kellie Axelrad, D.D.S.

Coordinating the needs of the most special patients

Variety on Piety

But in the same building

News From the Kitchens

MCP, Dunbar’s Creole Cuisine and Bearcat Café

Summer Kitchen

Grilling up the season’s best

Pop the corks!

Rampart Street revival is fulfilled

Archers Make Ready

Straight As An Arrow

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