‘Interview with the Vampire’ has an immortal legacy. Look into his TV rebirth

CNN — It’s been nearly half a century since “Interview with the Vampire” was published, leaving its mark on popular culture. The book, written by the late Anne Rice, became the first of the “Vampire Chronicles,” which contained 12 sequels. “Interview” itself was adapted into a 1994 feature film starring Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise, … Read more

Spotlight: Works by self-taught artist Roy Ferdinand offer an unvarnished look at life in New Orleans

Each month, hundreds of galleries add newly available works from thousands of artists to the Artnet Gallery Network – and each week we spotlight an artist or exhibition you should know. See what we have in store and ask for more with one simple click. About the artist: Roy Ferdinand (1959-2004) was a self-taught artist … Read more

NCIS: New Orleans Star Lucas Black Reveals ‘Destructive’ Reason He Quit Show

Lucas Black retired from NCIS: New Orleans in 2019 and hasn’t looked back since. The American actor, one of the original cast members of the NCIS spin-off, starred as agent Christopher LaSalle from 2014 until he was murdered in season 6. The 39-year-old also appeared on NCIS from 2014 to 2017. “I think going into … Read more

Matthew McConaughey movie Dallas Sting canned over ‘troubling allegations’

Matthew McConaughey’s new film was scrapped just weeks after production started. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dallas Sting is canned after the rise of “disturbing allegations” related to the true story on which the film is based. There is no clarity on what those allegations are, but it was enough for production company Skydance to … Read more

Matthew McConaughey movie Dallas Sting canned over ‘troubling allegations’

Matthew McConaughey’s new film was scrapped just weeks after production started. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dallas Sting is canned after the rise of “disturbing allegations” related to the true story on which the film is based. There is no clarity on what those allegations are, but it was enough for production company Skydance to … Read more

83-year-old Louisiana nun released 5 months after being kidnapped in Burkina Faso

An 83-year-old Louisiana missionary nun has been released for nearly five months after she was kidnapped from her bed in the West African country of Burkina Faso. “Yes, it’s true! Sister Suellen has been found!” wrote the Marianites of the Holy Cross in a Facebook post. “She is now safe and in US custody.” “We … Read more

DaBaby New Orleans Show Canceled After Less Than 500 Tickets Sold

Controversial rapper DaBaby will no longer perform at New Orleans’ Smoothie King Arena on Friday, presumably due to low ticket sales. Ticketmaster’s listing for the concert was deactivated on Tuesday and now reads: “Unfortunately, the event organizer had to cancel your event.” Before it was taken down, Nola.com reported that ticket sales were scarce — … Read more

What happened to Richard Simmons? Birth Defect Made Fitness Icon A Recluse

For over three decades, it seemed like you couldn’t go anywhere in America without seeing Richard Simmons. The flamboyant fitness guru was a ubiquitous force, presenting infomercials, publishing cookbooks and selling tens of millions of workout videos that forever revolutionized the workout industry. From 1980, the frizzy, gleefully eccentric entertainer was also a fixture on … Read more

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure: A New Orleans Artist’s Interpretation | Disney Parks – Disney Parks

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure: A New Orleans Artist’s Interpretation | Disney ParksDisney Parks The New Princess and the Frog attraction in Disney parks inspires beautiful artGizmodo A Look at Artistic Inspiration for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure – LaughingPlace.comsmiling place Imagineers draw inspiration from academics, musicians and artists in the New Orleans area to develop Tiana’s Bayou Adventurewdwmagic.com … Read more

Excessive Rain Causes Flash Flooding in Louisiana

The Louisiana coast braced for more flash flooding on Tuesday, Aug. 23, as storms with possible rainfall of three to four inches per hour threatened the area, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned. Scott Hernandez posted this footage Tuesday morning as water poured off a roof in Mandeville, north of New Orleans on the north … Read more