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  • PEOPLE

    Skylar Fein

    It’s been nearly 7 years since The New Orleans Museum of Art hosted a one man show featuring the work of artist Skylar Fein. I can admit, even years later, that show was one of the best and most memorable events I’d ever been to in the city to date.

    May 21, 2015
  • PEOPLE

    Alys Arden

    Native New Orleanian novelist and author of the wildly popular “The Casquette Girls”, Alys Arden, recently took time out to walk around her favorite part of the city, chat about her work, and pose for a few photos along the way.

    April 24, 2015
  • PEOPLE

    Rebecca Rebouche’s Dreamsicle

    “Hustle is the dark horse of creativity, the close cousin of grit and tenacity. Without the hustle, drive, and complete devotion to making things happen, you are average.” Artist and native New Orleanian Rebecca Rebouche’s quote above could not be anymore honest and inspiring. The moment I discovered this quote on the back of issue #2 of the magazine The Great Discontent, I was instantly reminded of why being a creative person is my crash course destiny.

    April 22, 2015
  • PEOPLE

    Abby Diamond

    I’m pretty sure the first time I heard Abby Diamond sing was from a late night Facebook session. Of course, if I remember correctly.

    February 24, 2015
  • Entertainment PEOPLE

    Boyfriend

    Enigmatic, clever, and chameleon-like rapper Boyfriend, couldn’t be any more fascinating. It’s been over a year since she’s dropped her extremely slick and well produced video “Yo Tengo Mucho Swag”, and Boyfriend has been uploading genre blasting videos and tracks on the regular. Her flow is as diverse as each track and it’s lyrics. All tracks and videos are produced by a small team of immensely creative folks and it shows.

    October 29, 2013
  • PEOPLE

    Martin Benson

    It was early and breezy Monday morning as I walked around the corner to meet up with artist Martin Benson at his uptown studio. Resting comfortably on his stoop enjoying some tea, Martin and I quickly dove right in to the importance of art in life especially in New Orleans.

    March 17, 2011
  • ART + CULTURE

    The Martine Chaisson Gallery

    I would like to believe that I’m a fan of art. I can be honest with you all and say that my knowledge of fine art needs a bit of touch up work since I graduated from college.The world of contemporary art has amassed a huge following, and a trend in which I want to grab a firm hold.

    August 6, 2010