Story by Jacklyn Leo, freshman at Lusher High School This weekend the Broadway show Rock of Ages stopped in New Orleans and played at the Mahalia Jackson theater on its 10th anniversary tour. The show was written by Chris D’Arienzo and follows the story of… Read More »Rock of Ages: The wittiest rock show on the scene
Arts and Entertainment
By Jacklyn Leo, freshman at Lusher Charter School “FRENCH”, originally titled “Les Blue Blanc Rouge de Mes Cheveux” (translated to the ‘blue white and red of my hair’) is a beautifully made film with an excellently expressed message that resonates with a lot of people.… Read More »FRENCH Film: Teenager’s struggle with identity crosses borders
By Jacklyn Leo and Taylor Pittman. With Guest Photographer Scott Anderson, www.anderson.camera Although it isn’t quite Mardi Gras yet, there are still plenty of events around New Orleans to hold you over. One of those events in particular was the Krewe of Jingle parade held… Read More »Krewe of Jingle rings in the holiday season
By Jacklyn Leo, freshman at Lusher Charter School; Mentored by Allison McCarroll For 300 years, New Orleans has been a city for the arts. It started with music and dance, but has now evolved into a place that not only accepts the arts as a… Read More »Art in New Orleans takes a new form…treasure hunting!
By Taylor Pittman, sophomore at McDonogh 35 Senior High School, mentored by Allison McCarroll How much do you think a freezing night, a long line and an hour registration is worth? To some people, it was apparently worth an 80 minute showtime of “The Price… Read More »Price is Right LIVE!: not worth the price of admission
The National Tour of the Tony-award winning Broadway musical “School Of Rock”, based on the hit 2003 film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Jack Black, entertained New Orleans audiences at the Saenger Theatre from October 30 to November 4. Dewey Finn, played by the energetic Merritt… Read More »“School of Rock” is Rock-Solid
By Jacklyn Leo Every Friday night, the Microsoft store at Lakeside mall hosts an event geared towards the youth of New Orleans. A group of kids ranging from 6-13 gather to participate in a relatively new trend called E-gaming tournaments. More specifically, a Fortnite tournament.… Read More »Fortnite Friday Round Up
This Book Should Not Be Judged By Its Cover: What Miss Louisiana USA Taught Me About Beauty Pageants
by Taylor Pittman, mentored by Janice McDonald When you walk backstage of any pageant, your senses will immediately kick in. The smell of Paul Mitchell hairspray and burning flat irons flow through the air, you can hear the coordinator of the pageant yelling each girl’s… Read More »This Book Should Not Be Judged By Its Cover: What Miss Louisiana USA Taught Me About Beauty Pageants
JRNOLA sportswriter Chris Taylor trying to compete with WWE’s New Day 6am energy at WrestleMania AXXESS last week, with mentors Olivia Acuña, Nick Boulet, Charlotte McLoughlin and WVUE Fox 8. Great team, and looking forward to more great partnership opportunities.