Promising Signs of Resurgence in New Orleans East

by Yasmin GaraadThe New Orleans Tribune Optimus Entertainment, a multimillion-dollar entertainment complex, opened in New Orleans East in early February. The indoor amusement center, located in a newly renovated outlet near New Orleans East Hospital and East New Orleans Regional Library, includes a 12-seat, 12-D interactive theater, virtual reality gaming,...

Junebug Productions Announces Fellowship for Five Local Artists

Junebug Productions, a 40-year-old local and national leader in performing arts, has announced the establishment of the John O’Neal Cultural Arts Fellowship. Through contributions from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew Mellon Foundation, five local artists – whose work is entrenched in the community – will be awarded...