City officials are stubbornly proceeding with Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s proposal to relocate City Hall to the old Municipal Auditorium despite fierce opposition from residents in Treme and other community advocates. Cantrell first suggested the proposal shortly after being elected. In 2019, the administration commissioned a study that found the existing City Hall was … Continue Reading Article about Congo Square, City Hall, & the Municipal Auditorium
Songs for a New World at the New Orleans Jazz Museum Hallelujah! Live musical theater performances have returned to New Orleans! Under its “Lyric Lagniappe” banner, Summer Lyric Theatre at Tulane University (SLT) recently presented Songs for a New World at the New Orleans Jazz Museum. And the only question I have is “Why did it take so long for anyone to do a show there?” … Continue Reading Article about Trodding the Boards June 15, 2021
· Was Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville gay? · Was New Orleans named after a cross-dresser? · Did the Catholic Church let the French Quarter burn down in 1788? · Did a gay Jewish man save St. Louis Cathedral from destruction? · … Continue Reading Article about How Well Do You Know French Quarter History?