Past policies, beyond bickering and right at the doorstep of our inner child, this is The Progressive’s Weekend! Almost everyone has had their eyes glued to C-SPAN and news channels following the conclusion and potential confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Buried beneath it all, including new-ish revelations of President Trump’s questionable tax history, has been this […]
The #MeToo movement has overcome a lot of challenges – the biggest of which was getting started to begin with. As more and more women have come forward to tell their stories, and as men like Bill Cosby have been held accountable for their pasts, it feels like change is finally in the air. Enter […]
Another day, another ordinance. It seems the laissez-faire attitude New Orleanians love to boast about is slowly chipped away daily, mainly by residents (new and old) who complain about one thing or another. The music is too loud. The parade grounds are too crowded. The bike lanes are a menace. The bar is too close […]
Women in the entertainment business are often dismissed as working on passion-filled projects instead of getting the same career validation as their male counterparts. The thing is, it takes passion for business to happen because motivation drives action. Especially when access to money is considered. The issues affecting sexism in the music industry are so […]
Saint Louis Cathedral stands as a proud icon at the heart of New Orleans. Every day, tourists and Catholics from around the globe come to visit its beautiful halls. It is the center of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, where Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond leads the parishes of the region in their spiritual practice. It’s […]
I’m very pleased with the direction Big Easy Magazine is going, and I’m very grateful for our talented writers, devoted readers and followers and to our sponsors who help to sustain our message. Within a span of only four months, we’ve garnered nearly 4,700 Facebook likes and followers. During that time, we’ve seen our monthly […]
The beauty of New Orleans’ music venues is that they aren’t concerts. Musicians don’t rely on lights or multi-million dollar sound equipment or stagehands to help them perform at their best. The singers, guitar players, piano soloists, and drummers hit all the right notes because they are enjoying the intimate proximity of patrons who love the feeling of being involved with the music.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
In June of 2014, as a part of their fact-finding tour of America and after coordinating with a political operative from Texas, Aleksandra Krylova and Anna Bogacheva, both Russian nationals, made a stop in Louisiana, according to the allegations listed in an indictment handed down by Special Counsel Robert Mueller this February.
Saturday night, I had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Drew Varick; a thespian/actor featured on American Horror Story’s “Freak Show.” When first encountering Drew; his appearance and stride gives off the impression of a classy entertainer who has his shit together.
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