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Just another day in the life of a NOLA Street Preformer

I had a full evening in the French Quarter's last weekend and I will blog about my experience in a separate blog. In searching for a photo I was surprised to find that I have 60K+ photos since 2011 of all things New Orleans as well as my many vacations, not saying I'm gonna go … Continue reading Just another day in the life of a NOLA Street Preformer

NOLA Kitchen Talk with Neauxla Chic: Cooking Pecan Candy & Spilling the Tea

Hello everyone it's ya girl, well woman Neauxla Chic and I decided to switch it up a bit and make a video, well actually it started out as a Facebook Live stream which includes talk about pecan candy, breaking down the lyrics to I.N.D.E.P.E.N.D.E.N.T by Weebie, and announcing my friend Polo NOLA's exciting news, which … Continue reading NOLA Kitchen Talk with Neauxla Chic: Cooking Pecan Candy & Spilling the Tea

NOLA Chic’s Saturday in Treme Photos

I was so proud seeing my friend Katherine in action at the Tricentennial Treme Neighborhood Cleanup. She's very passionate about children and our community giving her all to her organization High Voltage. High Voltage is a Louisiana based non-profit organization that provides educational as well as recreational programs and opportunities for youth to realize their … Continue reading NOLA Chic’s Saturday in Treme Photos

NOLA Chic’s Saturday at the Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival

ttps://www.facebook.com/MsCakes74/videos/10212036587649517/ After I walked through the Lafitte Greenway, heading to the Treme 7th Ward Cultural Festival I could hear the beat of beautiful drumming, which I thought was coming from the festival. As I crossed Claiborne to the bridge I could see a lone red tin shipping container with the words "Veggie Nola" written in … Continue reading NOLA Chic’s Saturday at the Treme 7th Ward Arts & Cultural Festival

  Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival  May 25-27

Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival When: May 25-27 There are neighborhood tours, a Baby Doll bar crawl, community art projects, youth activities, food and music by Shannon Powell, Treme Brass Band, Kermit Ruffins and others at the fest under the Claiborne Avenue overpass. Visit www.treme7thwardcd.org for details. 9:30 a.m. Friday, noon Saturday-Sunday.  About Long known … Continue reading   Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival  May 25-27

Come boogie at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo

"Come boogie at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, New Orleans’ best free festival that’s put together by its community, for its community." About This Festival Come by the Bayou Every year, tens of thousands of people gather at Bayou St. John in New Orleans for one of the city’s most highly anticipated events, the Mid-City Bayou … Continue reading Come boogie at the Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo

Cannes doc: Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick

CANNES, France (AP) — Friends of Whitney Houston allege the singer was molested as a child by her cousin Dee Dee Warwick in a documentary that premiered Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival. Houston’s longtime assistant Mary Jones tells filmmaker Kevin Macdonald that the late singer told her that Warwick, the sister of Dionne Warwick, … Continue reading Cannes doc: Whitney Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick

NOLA Chic’s Essence Festival Tips

Its that time of year once again in New Orleans, no its not Carnival Time, better known as Mardi Gras, but it's festival time! New Orleans has 130 festivals per year, with an average of 1 festivals every 3 days per the New Orleans Tourism Official guide website. Out of all the festivals one of … Continue reading NOLA Chic’s Essence Festival Tips

My star studded fabulous night at the Big Easy Entertainment Awards

Last night I had the opportunity to work and attend the Big Easy Entertainment Awards and it was fabulous! All who were in attendance had personalities that reflected our New Orleans spirit, very kind, outgoing, beautiful people. The entertainers I met were awesome, they are like.. ya know regular people lol. I found that the … Continue reading My star studded fabulous night at the Big Easy Entertainment Awards

ARTIST Mykia Jovan Essence Festival Superlounge

Mykia Jovan is a vocalist and songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana and she just so happens to be my cousin! We are elated, proud and ohh so happy for Mykia! Her unique voice has drawn natural comparisons to the great Billie Holiday and Erykah Badu, while her original compositions and live performances have established her … Continue reading ARTIST Mykia Jovan Essence Festival Superlounge

NOLA Girl Street Drummer

As I was walking to the Dome this young girl was drumming on her buckets with so much passion that I can not believe a child could have. I was stuck in my tracks, unable to move, because of her performance and mannerism. The sounds she made from a bucket was astonishing, pure magic! She … Continue reading NOLA Girl Street Drummer

NOLA Graffiti Art: Poor Boys Bar-Bathroom Graffiti

While attending the Tamale Festival at Poor Boys Bar in New Orleans Treme Area with my cousin, Eric and I spent more time reading the walls in the bathrooms. It was actually entertaining and resembled graffiti art. Poor Boys Bar is a really cool diverse dive bar with a calendar full of all type of … Continue reading NOLA Graffiti Art: Poor Boys Bar-Bathroom Graffiti