It says in big, bold letters on the front page of the website for Rebirth Brass Band: "A New Orleans institution since 1983," which reminds us the band is marking its 35th anniversary this year. The band's original members — including tuba player Phil Frazier, his brother Keith (on drums) an… Read more

Marc Broussard, Flow Tribe and Paul Varisco & the Milestones will perform at Gleason Gras, and some New Orleans Saints players will make appearances at the event Friday, Sept. 7 in Champions Square.  Read more

To take an RTA bus from Hollygrove to her old restaurant job in the Warehouse District, Amanda Soprano used to leave home an hour and a half before the start of her shift. Read more

The first act of the musical Ragtime, running through Sunday, July 15 at Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre, takes a grand look at early 20th century America and the aspirations of some of its influential figures. Harry Houdini (AJ Allegra) celebrates that an immigrant can become famous in the U.S.… Read more

Louisiana perpetually falls near the bottom of lists evaluating measures of public health and citizen welfare — in poverty, maternal mortality and hunger among children and adults, among other glum statistics. But one New Orleans economist says a simple solution could go a long way toward re… Read more