Thursday, October 19, 2017
Monday, October 16, 2017
The New Orleans Film Festival, which continues through Thursday at venues throughout New Orleans, announced its 2017 Jury Award Winners.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Josh Freund and Sam Radutzky fell hard for Papa Grows Funk. Newly minted Northwestern University graduates, they moved to New Orleans in the summer of 2012 and soon discovered the band’s weekly Monday night gig at the Maple Leaf Bar.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
A film festival favorite since it screened at Sundance in January, “Mudbound” tells a sweeping story about two families: one black, one white, both dwelling in the Mississippi Delta in the 1940s.
Notwithstanding its premiere on Friday the 13th, Louisiana has favorable luck going into the debut season of "Top Chef Jr.," the kids' version of the popular Bravo TV cooking competition series, "Top Chef."
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The 28th New Orleans Film Festival is upon us, presenting nine days of movies, parties and special guests at locations around the city. Screening more than 230 films, the festival runs Oct. 11-19 throughout the city.
Monday, October 09, 2017
Colleen Keeley visited New Orleans last year, researching a feature film set in the historic, family-owned Hotel Monteleone. The New York-based director changed course after she met Aldon Barras, the hotel’s gregarious, then 79-year-old bellman.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Filmmaker and New Orleans native Tyler Perry presented a screening of his new movie, "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween," on Tuesday at AMC Palace Elmwood 20 in New Orleans.
It's a time of transition for the New Orleans Film Society and its annual film festival. The society has a new executive director, artistic director, board president, mission statement and office.
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017
New Orleans natives Patricia Clarkson and Jason Mitchell and Oscar-nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe are among the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival’s special guests.
Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown says he's hopeful that there will be a role for him in the upcoming season of FX's American Crime Story that will be based on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Baton Rouge native and actor Louis Herthum will guest-star on Tuesday night's premiere of NBC's "Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" at 9 p.m.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
“The Florida Project,” a drama about a 6-year-old girl and her rebellious, struggling mother, will open the 28th New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society announced Thursday.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
In 2011, two out of state filmmakers, J.T. Seaton and Ryan Blake George, were scouring the nation for the perfect venue for a new horror film festival.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Like a proud father, Baton Rouge native and "Westworld" actor Louis Herthum will be watching the Emmys on Sunday night, hoping for a win for his on-screen daughter, Evan Rachel Wood.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
A smartly attired middle-age woman paused outside the downtown Ace Hotel on Tuesday evening to ponder a poster of New Orleans bounce rapper/reality TV star/twerk pioneer Big Freedia.
Monday, September 11, 2017
If you're auditioning Thursday in New Orleans for ABC's reboot of "American Idol," take some advice: Don't be afraid.
Saturday, September 09, 2017
Most know the story of Garland Robinette, the Louisiana boy who grew up in the swamps and went from janitor to iconic New Orleans anchorman almost overnight.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Thursday, August 24, 2017
SEATTLE — Jimi Hendrix thought New Orleans food was just okay. Former New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham boasts a wing span of 7 feet. Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen may be the most deep-pocketed Trekkie of them all.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
“Mudbound,” a Louisiana-filmed drama set in Mississippi during the 1940s, is the centerpiece film for the 2017 New Orleans Film Festival, festival officials announced Tuesday.
Even though “Patti Cake$” is set in a small town in New Jersey, the underdog tale about a white female rapper began its 10-year voyage to movie theaters in New Orleans.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Could Ashley and Barrett Gilbreath be the next Chip and Joanna Gaines?The Gaineses are the Texas twosome who host the popular HGTV series "Fixer Upper," renovating homes side by side while raising four kids in a huge farmhouse in the Waco suburb o…
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
FX's "American Crime Story: Katrina" is back on track, according to a report by the Hollywood Reporter.
Monday, August 14, 2017
Stand-up comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias takes his Fuse series, "Fluffy’s Food Adventures" to New Orleans for an episode airing at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
The mostly New Orleans area-shot TNT drama "Claws" closes it first season tonight, while "Food Network Star's" next winner, also announced tonight, could be a Louisiana native.
Friday, August 04, 2017
Halle Berry’s locally filmed thriller, “Kidnap,” arrives in theaters Friday. The Oscar-winning actress spends much of the movie’s brisk 82 minutes behind the wheel of a red minivan as single-mom Karla Dyson, racing over New Orleans area roads and …
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
City Park, the Huey P. Long Bridge, Slidell and the Nine Mile Point neighborhood on the West Bank serve as backdrops for Halle Berry’s fast and furious “Kidnap,” opening Friday in New Orleans.
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Peggy stood outside of Hall J at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on Saturday. In her right hand, she held a cane, while her left steadied an enormous painting in the cart next to her.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Monday, July 24, 2017
A woman named Peggy stood outside of Hall J at the Convention Center on Saturday. In her right hand, she held a cane, while her left steadied an enormous painting in the cart next to her.