Did last weekend’s 24-hour Shudder marathon not wet your whistle? How about our column on FILMTOPIA for this weekend? Not enough? Well not to worry, for there are plenty of flicks to pick from in New Orleans! Three Identical Strangers at The Broad As a fraternal twin AND a panicky paranoid, the idea of doppelgangers […]
There is so much going on in NOLA this weekend (of 07/13/18) that it can seem nearly impossible to decide what to do. This is the seventh edition of a weekly series in which we here at Big Easy Magazine give suggestions on fun ways to spend a day, evening or afternoon in our beloved […]
Our Things to Do piece for this weekend includes new showtimes at The Broad and The Prytania. But, what if you don’t want to travel anywhere? What if you just want to crash on the couch and absorb some on-demand cinema or television? For those so inclined, we have you covered. Below are our snack […]
Normally, Big Easy Magazine’s weekly rundown features the goings-on all over town. For this week, however, we have chosen to report solely on Essence Fest 2018! As always, when Essence comes to town, it takes over in a big way (as seen in Girls Trip). And this year is no exception.
What’s a good way to spend a weekend in New Orleans? Don’t miss out on Essence Festival.
Charter Schools: Championed as Improving Schools in New Orleans But at What Cost to the Black Community?July 1, 2018
In African-American neighborhoods of New Orleans, there is no question that schools anchor communities. This is a no-doubt-about-it fact of NOLA life. Schools are the polling places during political season. Schools are the festival grounds for celebrations. Schools house the legacies of progress and pride for many generations of local residents! Celebrities and powerful people […]
It seemed more like a party, people bringing grills and alcohol, setting up tailgates to peacefully protest the hateful and bigoted rhetoric from the Westboro Baptist Church. The methodology of the counter protests was very successful, resulting in the church leaving their protest only about 25 minutes after it started when people started singing “Na […]
Despite the heat, there are many events worth checking out this weekend in our great city. Although we can’t list them all here, we do have a few suggestions on what to do this weekend of June 29th – July 1st in New Orleans. There are movies, like the cute looking musical Hearts Beat Loud […]
Euphorbia Kava Bar 8714 Oak St (504) 655-5406 https://www.facebook.com/euphorbiakavabar/ Nestled at the end of Oak Street in the Uptown Carrollton neighborhood lies a true gem, Euphorbia Kava Bar. Euphorbia is a small, woman-owned café specializing in in-house brewed kava & kratom, teas, and raw desserts, as well as boasting a carefully grown & curated selection […]
Within minutes of setting foot in New Orleans, it becomes clear that this city is different. There’s an atmosphere here that you won’t find anywhere else in the mainland United States. Many have said that New Orleans is the U.S.’ most Caribbean city – even more than Miami. But that’s not entirely correct. While New […]
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