Story by Lana Lawson, Sophomore at International High School. On November 16 in Louis Armstrong Park, there was a little something for everyone—whether you came for food or just to sit and listen to music. That Saturday was the Treme Creole Gumbo Festival and Congo… Read More »Meet the Vendors of the Treme Gumbo and Rhythms Fest
Story by Evelynn Coffie, senior at Lusher High School. Audubon Zoo guests stood in front of the nature-themed entrance as they waited to be greeted by cheerful cashiers sweating beneath the mid-afternoon sun. Meanwhile, pink flamingos circled their pen, and a line of palm trees… Read More »Celebración Latina Thrives on 15th Anniversary
Celebration in the Oaks has been a tradition that visitors have brought their children to for 33 years. The tradition started in New Orleans in 1987, however, since City Park first opened Celebration in the Oaks, many changes have occurred within the attraction. For the… Read More »Celebration in the Oaks Displays 1 Million Lights for First Time This Year
At Dîner en Blanc (DEB) this year, October 20, it felt like two minutes couldn’t pass without someone stopping to take photos or ask about what a sea of people were doing dressed in white. If it seems like the event is a spectacle, that’s… Read More »New Orleans’ Dîner En Blanc Shone Brightly This Year
Story by Lana Lawson, Sophomore at International High School Back in July I attended the New Beginnings School Foundation meeting about the controversy of Kennedy High School editing students’ scores. I walked in and grabbed a chair and a bag of popcorn off of the… Read More »Investigating New Orleans’ Broken School System from the Inside-Out
Story by Hannah Darcey, junior at Mount Carmel Academy. It was the night of the Endymion parade. But five miles away from the bright colors, throws, and beads of Mardi Gras, David W. Hoover, theater director at the University of New Orleans, was building up… Read More »New Orleans Isn’t Known for Theater, But It’s Putting on Its Best Show
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!