Drew Brees and Saints agree to 5-year deal
Drew Brees and Saints agree to 5-year deal
I took this photo of the statue of Joan of Arc, Maid of Orleans, on a rainy June day in the French Quarter. Crepe Myrtle was so lovely, and great shelter from the downpour.
Klaus Weiland is the master German guitarist and composer of 'Das Loch in Der Banane', which is taught to new guitar players. The story behind the melody is just as interesting as the man himself! Read more about his life and performance at New Orleans Fair Grinds Coffee House.
Magnificent artwork created from Mardi Gras beads in the pointillist style is Stephan Wanger's way of giving back to New Orleans and humanity.
New York Times Bestselling Author Laurell K. Hamilton will appear as Special Guest Author during the Theatre of the Vampires Ball. The event takes place on Friday, October 29, 2011, at Republic Night Club in New Orleans. Laurell took some time from her busy schedule to answer a few questions for Examiner.com readers.
New Orleans' own Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc and the Joan of Arc Project are seeking the 2012 Maid of Orleans. Ladies ages 16-19 who can commute to New Orleans several times in 2011/2012, speak a little French and possess leadership qualities are welcome to contact the Joan of Arc Project per the article contacts.
The Southern Decadence Parade did not disappoint in its 40th year, even through Tropical Storm Lee. This New Orleans tradition is proof that tolerance for the rights of everyone is growing.
If you haven't heard the Amacker name by now, you'll want to read this article, follow the links, and present yourself at the door of the Hi-Ho Lounge at 2239 St. Claude Avenue on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 11 pm.
MechaCon is a growing Anime convention in New Orleans. Location is key for any convention, and MechaCon does not disappoint! This year's large venue is the Hilton New Orleans Riverside located at 2 Poydras St. in the French Quarter.
The photography of Jade Groves was quite the find in the courtyard of Finnegan's Easy, 717 St. Peter. Soon-to-be-21-year-old Jade has already had her work displayed at the Arts Market of New Orleans. "Cathedral at Midnight" by Groves was selected as the website background for Anne Rice's Vampire Lestat Fan Club (ARVLFC). When I asked Jade what her inspiration was for this Gothic rendering of the St. Louis Cathedral, she replied, "I was walking through the square last Halloween and looked up at the Cathedral. I took a photo and kept walking. I didn't think about it."
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Christopher Buehlman's debut novel is impressive enough to garner a cover quote from Charlaine Harris (The Southern Vampire Mysteries). Looking forward to reading the book!
Dirty Linen Night was magical! Three hues of the evening caught my eye, including Gallery Orange, the Blue Dog fan rush to George Rodrigue Studios, and a certain young photographer with a flair for the charm of visual eccentricity. http://exm.nr/DLNJade
Costumed as stormtroopers, Darth Vader, Boba Fett and other beloved Star Wars Imperially-allied characters, members of the 501st legion are making themselves known nationwide. In New Orleans, Bast Alpha Garrison--the 501st Louisiana contingent--is a Mardi Gras parade marching unit highly sought after by parade krewes. Come to the Dark Side. They have beads.
Step back into nature on the boardwalked and paved trail of Bayou Coquille.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Barataria Unit, Marrero, LA
Credit: Dionne Charlet
Anne Rice Fans Hold Annual Ball in New Orleans
The Anne Rice Vampire Lestat Fan Club tradition of hosting a Halloween Friday ball in New Orleans has made Republic New Orleans THE place to find the lushest of costumes. Famed vampire authors are present each year. Sherillyn Kenyon will make an appearance at the 2011 ball.
The Undead Con held Thurs, Fri and Sat will showcase authors Gabrielle Faust, Charles Gramlich, Lewis Aleman, and more.
Lost exec producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse reveal this 'deleted scene' and the sheer awesomeness must simply be viewed by Losties. Guaranteed to turn your OTHERwise random day into an outbursting of magnetic joy that could bring down a plane.
Adorable! Brilliant, sublime. Makes a statement and draws attention to areas elsewhere overlooked. Four paws up!
So unexpected to first notice the frog, then the light, then the text followed by the STRAND of lights. Gorgeous photo, awesome frog hero for saving him from the light, whether he liked it or not. LOL!!!
Blown away. Again. And again. And...whoa! Again. Fascinating.