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Taylor Pittman posing with Fred Parker in 2011. Photo provided by Taylor Pittman

Yes, New Orleans, there is a Santa Claus — and his spirit lives on in the Seventh Ward

Story by Ravien Iris Burns, senior at L.W. Higgins High School This story was originally published in an ongoing partnership with The Gambit. The following is that article, verbatim. Editor’s note: Dear parents, please be advised, this story contains certain spoilers not suitable for anyone smart… Read More »Yes, New Orleans, there is a Santa Claus — and his spirit lives on in the Seventh Ward

Sweet Crude’s Alexis Marceaux on Everything from Voice Lessons to The Voice

Alexis Marceaux—singer for the Louisiana French / English bilingual band Sweet Crude— grew up in Chalmette, wanted to be a singer her whole life and thought that she would go to art school and then Loyola. But then Katrina came along and those plans changed.… Read More »Sweet Crude’s Alexis Marceaux on Everything from Voice Lessons to The Voice