Articles with keyword "New Orleans"

Buildings in New Orleans, LA, demolished by Hurricane Katrina

50 States of Preservation: Tulane University and the New Orleans Alliance for Response in New Orleans, Louisiana

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps New Orleans libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies plan to save historical and cultural treasures when disaster strikes.

Wynton Marsalis

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Wynton Marsalis

A musician and composer spreads the gospel of jazz.

Dancers at the Spotted Cat

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What It Means That We Are Lindy Hopping Again

Yes, the younger generation loves that old time jazz, but why?

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The Armstrong Collection

Candid backstage recordings and a gold-plated trumpet from a king share the space at the Louis Armstrong house.

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Preparing for the Worst

An emergency guide helps save historical collections from the elements.

cover of Unique Slant of Light

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Southern Imagination

A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

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Muscle Memory

The choreography of Ulysses Dove lives on in New Orleans.

The White Pelican

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The White Pelican

Laurent Verdin Sr. of Crooked Bayou Blue spent a lifetime carving the birds of his native Louisiana. Most of the thousands he made were functional duck decoys for hunters.

Natalie Scott: A Magnificent Life

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Great Scott!

In an “abandoned tramp’s hotel that had become too filthy even for the tramps,” a bohemian circle of actors, writers, and society figures founded Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in 1919, one of the fi