Arlene Schulman

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Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans (Besides Mardi Gras)

New Orleans is more than parades and parties. Here are ten of its best offerings besides the annual festivities of Mardi Gras.<p><b>Jackson Square</b><br>The French Quarter’s heart and soul is a must-see, boasting a statue of Andrew Jackson at its center and a ragtag collection of artists and fortune-tellers …

Travel

New Orleans Marks Hurricane Katrina Anniversary With Defiant Celebration

On Saturday, residents marked 10 years since the infamous storm devastated their city by holding festive and proud celebrations of just how far they've come.<p>Part elaborate funeral procession and part moving block party, many in the Crescent City worried that in the storm's aftermath these marches, …

Giffiti Jazzes Up Photos With GIFs

In the ever-escalating social media arms race, GIFs are the best way to get attention. Static photos are so 2013. But a new app called Giffiti (like graffiti with GIFs) lets you enhance your pics by overlaying animations.<p>Announced by Nalin Mittal this month with a simple post on Reddit, Giffiti …

Apps

Shakespeare's inspirations go on show at British Museum

Rare artefacts that inspired some of the greatest work by Shakespeare are to go on display in a major new exhibition at the British Museum.<p>The blockbuster show will feature 190 exhibits, including important paintings from national and private collections, rare jewels and manuscripts including a …

Read All of Shakespeare’s Plays Free Online, Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Just a few short years ago, the world of digital scholarly texts was in its primordial stages, and it is still the case that most online editions are …

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, The First Black Actor To Play Jean Valjean In ‘Les Miserables,’ Dies At 21

In some truly tragic news from the Broadway world, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the youngest actor to ever play the iconic lead role of Jean Valjean in <i>Les Misérables</i> and the first black actor to do so, died in a fall on Friday night. At just 21 years old, he was originally cast as Courfeyrac when he joined …

African-American News

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

After Katrina, New Artists Found Inspiration In A Recovering City

Skylar Fein had only lived in New Orleans for a week before Hurricane Katrina nearly tore it apart. He'd moved there to go to medical school, and found himself wandering around a wrecked city. "It's really hard to describe to someone who hadn't seen it what the streets looked like after the storm," …

New Orleans Marks 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Mississippi

Hurricane Katrina Was a Nightmare for Inmates in New Orleans

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, we revisited the horrific story of the inmates who were stuck in the hellish Orleans Parish Prison.<p>On Saturday, August 27, 2005, two days before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, Dan Bright was locked inside Orleans Parish Prison (OPP) on what he calls …