Cancellation of Mardi Gras leads to uncertainty for businesses.

by: Brendan Adams The coronavirus is forcing the cancellation of Mardi Gras parades for the first time since 1979. While the coronavirus is still affecting millions of people throughout the U.S., Mayor LaToya Cantrell of New Orleans has cancelled all parades this year, forcing a big tourism dilemma. Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is a
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French festival kicks off this weekend in New Orleans

[New Orleans, LA]- The annual Fête Française, a celebration of French culture and influence in New Orleans, will hold its 18th anniversary celebration this weekend. The festival will take place at Ecole Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans, a private French school located on General Pershing Street. Admission into the festival is free, and it runs from
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Endymion rolls through New Orleans

On Saturday, Feb. 25, one of the most popular parades rolled through Mid-City and Downtown New Orleans. Endymion began at 4:15 p.m.. Emerging in 1967, Endymion quickly became a “Super Krewe” by 1974, along with Orpheus and Bacchus. These parades are defined by their use of spectacular visuals and celebrity grand marshals. It’s the largest
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Big band with a big sound

Modest musicians create an extended play album with a mammoth sound to go with their colossal heads. It was a small world type of thing when local New Orleans progressive rock-trio, The Colossal Heads, met. All in different bands with a different musical sound, until Tony Italiano glued everything together in May of 2013. Each member brings
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The Frenchman Street Art Market

The Frenchman Street Art Market is a hub for all things artistic. The market is an area in the French Quarter that can attract every kind of person. There is always a crowd on Frenchman Street. There are bright bulbs lining the fences and walkways. It almost looks like there are chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. The
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Personal Reflection: 10 Years Post Hurricane Katrina

Ten years ago, Cheryl Schemanski left her home in Lacombe, Louisiana, in order to evacuate from the impending storm, Hurricane Katrina. This storm, now a household name, damaged not only the city of New Orleans, but also many surrounding areas just like the town of Lacombe. When news of the storm broke, Cheryl and her
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