"Memory as Medicine," Radcliffe Bailey. Photo: Courtesy of the High Museum of Art

CAC launches guild to honor legacy of John T. Scott

New Orleans, LA – The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) has launched a new donor support committee named in honor of late New Orleans artist John

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111 arrested in ‘Wild, Wild East’ drug roundup

In the wake of a steep hike in shootings and homicides in eastern New Orleans, police have made 111 arrests in a massive drug roundup,

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Local legislator says there will be hard choices in the upcoming session
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Will they hike cigarette taxes or close SUNO? The Pelican State’s fiscal situation is so bad that the House Speaker Pro Tem Walt Leger III believes there ...
RTA to continue to add services demanded by its riders
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Residents at an event organized last month by advocacy group Ride New Orleans discussed bus and streetcar service while the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority outlined what ...
OPSO honors 39 local youth for completing Young Marines mentoring program
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman presided over the graduation of 39 local youth who have participated in the OPSO’s award-winning Young Marines Program. In 2014, the program celebrated its 49th year ...
Federal judge cuts at least $240 million from state’s BP fine
By Bob Marshall The Lens The windfall in coastal-restoration money Louisiana hopes to gain from the Deepwater Horizon disaster took at least a $240 million hit last week when a federal judge ...
Crime is on minds of residents this Carnival season
New Orleans, La. State Police officials reach agreement on trooper support Drastic times call for drastic measures. Like posting signs throughout the French Quarter that remind residents, workers and tourists to be ...
Local actress adds Black or White to résumé
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer With countless productions of movies and television shows taking place on our streets, the emergence of Hollywood South has made dreams of becoming a film star within ...
Police departments lack racial diversity
NOPD is racially balanced but lacks cultural sensitivity and constitutional policing In the early 1970s, as white flight to the surrounding suburbs continued to transform the Big Easy into a majority-Black ...
La. budget woes could pit SUNO against Hollywood South
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In 2015, Louisiana faces a looming $1 billion deficit. With a budgetary situation this bad, fiscal reform advocates wonder if the window has finally opened to radically ...

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