The New Orleans Misbelief Fruit also known as Chinese Plums or Loquats

I saw a Misbelief Tree on Marginy and St.Claude one day that had me wanting to knock on the door or climb the fence to get a few branches of the tasty sweet fruit. I’m sure the property owners had to be a transplant (someone who moved to New Orleans from another state) because no sane New Orleans person would ever have a tree bearing … Continue reading The New Orleans Misbelief Fruit also known as Chinese Plums or Loquats

Heard Dat Kitchen is making headlines

Heard Dat Kitchen lands on nationwide list of best fried chicken spots and named best fried chicken in every state, according to Yelp. The Black-owned restaurant, located at 2520 Felicity Street, has gained popularity since chef and owner Jeffery Heard launched the spot in 2015. Heard Dat Kitchen has even received recent shout-outs in national publications like the New York Times and Washington Post. https://www.nolaweekend.com/heard-dat-kitchen-lands-on-nationwide-list-of-best-fried-chicken-spots/ https://www.insider.com/best-fried-chicken-every-state-yelp-2020-7?amp Continue reading Heard Dat Kitchen is making headlines

Love During Lockdown: A story about Sex, Love, and COVID-19

I want to give in to the Love Spell that was influenced by this deadly disease, and thinking of it like that even makes me want him even more. We have grown closer and became a constant support to each other during this hard time. And it makes me wonder if true love can blossom during a pandemic? Continue reading Love During Lockdown: A story about Sex, Love, and COVID-19

SOUTHERN REP THEATRE PARTNERS WITH THE BREATH PROJECT: A CALL FOR ENTRIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAimée HayesProducing Artistic Director504-453-6581pr@southernrep.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SOUTHERN REP THEATRE PARTNERS WITH THE BREATH PROJECT: A CALL FOR ENTRIES NEW ORLEANS (July 17, 2020) –Southern Rep is participating with THE BREATH PROJECT, led by Artistic Director and Co-Founder, Gamal Abdel Chasten (founding member of the ensemble theater company UNIVERSES, co-creator of Southern Rep’s YONOLA in-school program), in partnership with theater companies across the country. … Continue reading SOUTHERN REP THEATRE PARTNERS WITH THE BREATH PROJECT: A CALL FOR ENTRIES

Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review

Last year the Essence Festival hosted several events to celebrate all things Blackness and Womanhood in New Orleans, and Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! It was a magnificent year for my brand and my life. I was home long enough to close … Continue reading Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review

Big Freedia “Freedia Got A Gun” Documentary

WORLD OF WONDER-PRODUCED DOCUMENTARY “FREEDIA GOT A GUN” DEBUTS OFFICIAL TRAILERTold Through the Eyes of Local Hero and International Bounce Legend Big Freedia, Documentary Produced by Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey, Directed By Chris McKim Depicts Gun Violence Epidemic in New Orleans New Orleans’s undisputed queen of bounce Big Freedia shines a spotlight on our country’s continuous struggle with gun violence in Chris McKim‘s unflinching documentary. In January 2018, Adam … Continue reading Big Freedia “Freedia Got A Gun” Documentary

New Orleans Youth signup to receive a Free StudioBE “Home is Where the Art is” Coloring Book & Activity Guide and “Stay at Home” Art Kit

Media Alert   For Release: Friday, April 17,2020 Peace Family, BMike of  StudioBE is giving New Orleans Youth the opptunity to release some of stressing nad worrying that has been brought on by the Coronavirusby equipping  them with the supplies to use their imagination to create life as they see it and desire it to be. to the images he created in a coloringbook and … Continue reading New Orleans Youth signup to receive a Free StudioBE “Home is Where the Art is” Coloring Book & Activity Guide and “Stay at Home” Art Kit

Local Nurse at UMC Shares Troubling Conditions During Covid-19 Pandemic – Big Easy Magazine

Local Nurse at UMC Shares Troubling Conditions During Covid-19 Pandemic – Big Easy Magazine — Read on http://www.bigeasymagazine.com/2020/03/26/local-nurse-at-umc-shares-troubling-conditions-during-covid-19-pandemic/ Continue reading Local Nurse at UMC Shares Troubling Conditions During Covid-19 Pandemic – Big Easy Magazine

A NOLA Chic Experience with the New Orleans Black Masking Indians-Mardi Gras Indians

Most of you have to wait until Mardi Gras Day, Super Sunday, Saint Joseph’s Day and Night, Secondline parades, and the New Orleans Jazz Festival to experience the beautiful sights and sounds of the New Orleans Black Masking Indians. But year-round, I am surrounded by native New Orleanians who ensure our treasured culture and tradition survive. With the recent cancellation of Super Sunday and the … Continue reading A NOLA Chic Experience with the New Orleans Black Masking Indians-Mardi Gras Indians