With live music performances completely shut down during the pandemic musicians face an enormous financial struggle. A new initiative focuses on making sure the New Orleans musical culture doesn't become another Covid-19 victim.
A living legend was evicted from his nursing home and his brothers in the beat are working to help him. At 92-year-old cornetist Jack Fine is one of a precious few original Jazzmen still with us. Fine said, "I didn't come to music. Music came to me."
Some families have spent decades loading up the camper and heading to the lakes and forests for a week or two of relaxation. But thanks to a drastic change in travel habits, some folks are now getting that first camper and discovering our state parks.
Self employed don’t give up on unemployment benefitsLouisiana is one of only two states providing Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. While the process may be frustrating state officials say many self-employed people will get help from pandemic unemployment funds it’s just taking time.
World War II veteran Leroy Poydras celebrated his 99th birthday with many friends and family members. Poydras says there are hidden secrets to his long life. Whatever it is, he is hopeful it takes him to see his next birthday.
As American troops stormed ashore and dropped behind German lines in the invasion of France, one of the many barriers they faced was language, being able to communicate with French villagers and resistance fighters.
With thanksgiving meals being served this week, there’s a good chance that a sweet potato casserole or pie is on the menu. in Louisiana, that sweet orange vegetable is called a ‘yam’. So, what’s the difference?
He’s considered a Louisiana musical treasure, a fiddler from Opelousas who some are calling the last of the creole fiddlers. He learned to play at creole house dances and he can still scratch out an old song on his violin.
It was a log jam hundreds of years in the making that blocked any boat traffic on Louisiana’s Red River and it wasn’t until the mid-19th century when a riverboat captain figured out how to clear the mess.
It’s a form of art that dates back more than 2,000 years, where molten glass is blown into different shapes of glassware. And you can watch how it’s done at a studio in Algiers called the Rosetree Blown Glass Studio.
Three people have been arrested after a dog was found with its back legs sawed off in Slidell. Now, a man who recently lost his dog in a tragic way is stepping up to help the abused dog, Buddy the dachsund.
With Drew Brees out with a thumb injury, Saints fans were skeptical at first about their backup quarterback ahead of their game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday (Sept. 22), but by the end of the game, fans said they were convinced Teddy Bridgewater could deliver.
On the outside, it just looks like an old house, well-worn but still livable. But, when you step inside, the aging structure is full of treasures that its owner, J.D. Soileau, chose to tell a story of how people lived a century ago
When a police officer loses their life in Louisiana, fellow officers pay tribute, usually at an annual memorial. But, one Jefferson Parish deputy decided to take it a step further, putting a photo of the fallen officer on the side windows of an old patrol unit car.