By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer To have work displayed at the distinguished Smithsonian is a dream for any artist. This accomplishment is a reality for
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Renowned video, performance, and collage artist Rashaad Newsome returned to his native New Orleans for the opening of Rashaad Newsome:
The New Orleans Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th birth anniversary this week, and it's doing so by opening its doors for 31 continuous hours. Native artisan to show at NOMA with a collection celebrating the 90th birthday of Chef Leah Chase
By Kelly Parker The Louisiana Weekly The relationship between native artist Gustave Blache III and the legendary queen of Creole cuisine Leah Chase is that of two old friends; despite their (50-plus) ... Xavier is host to Mardi Gras Indian Arts Summer Camp 2011 Exhibition
The Community Arts Program (CAP), part of the Xavier University Department of Art, recently unveiled “Mardi Gras Indian Arts: Summer Camp 2011,” an exhibition that represents the culmination of an ... Big Chief Monk Boudreaux – Won’t Bow Down
By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer Mardi Gras Indian chants often tell the history of the gangs and their experiences, encounters and battles on the streets. On Monk Boudreaux’s latest album, Won’t Bow ...