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Essence Fest 2014

by Susan Ross

Tomorrow, Essence is back, bringing Prince, Mary J. Blige, Lionel Richie and more with it. Held every year over the Fourth of July weekend every year New Orleans, Essence Fest brings some of the best acts in the world to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and surrounding area in the heart of the summer heat. On Friday, […]

TRAILER: Dominic West Has ‘Pride’

by Arthur Vandelay

A group of gay and lesbian activists set out to help raise money for the families of miners on strike in the upcoming film Pride. Set in the UK in 1984, the group is far from ordinary, facing many challenges on their quest. The Union is ashamed to accept their donation, so the group road trips […]

New Orleans Fashion Week – Schedule of Events

by Catie Ragusa

The countdown to New Orleans Fashions week has begun! Saturday, September 28 through Friday, October 4 will be filled with fashion shows, workshops and other social events, highlighting the upcoming seasons’ top trends. Here is a schedule of NOLAFW’s 2013 events! Saturday, September 28: 10am – 12pm – Workshop: Basic Pattern Making International House Hotel: Teutonia […]

“Live Original”

by Ainsley Beeman

Waterfowl, ducks in particular, have always been a topic of conversation in the bayous of Louisiana but now the verbiage has migrated from coast to coast! Thanks to Duck Dynasty’s Robertson family, bandanas and unruly facial hair has become a trend accepted in places as prestigious as the White House. Camouflage has indeed made a […]

‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’ cast speak up about their characters

by Catie Ragusa

Inspired by the true story of a White House butler named Eugene Allen, Lee Daniels’ The Butler is backed by a star-studded cast. Allen served eight US presidents over the course of more than thirty years. Among the film’s cast members are Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carrey and Robin Williams. The clip above offers a glimpse into […]

Los Angeles Film Festival 2012 Winners

by Morgan Charlesworth

Film Independent is the non-profit arts organization that presents the Los Angeles Film Festival and Spirit Awards.  This year’s festival ran from June 14-June 24. The winners were announced this past Sunday. In the category of Best Performance in the Narrative Competition the award went to Wendell Pierce, Emory Cohen, E.J. Bonilla and Aja Naomi King for their performances in […]

Photos from the ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ New Orleans Premiere

by Elizabeth Glauser

Take a look at photos from the Beasts of the Southern Wild New Orleans premiere. Photos by Kelli Binnings. Click below to see more photos from the premiere of Beasts of the Southern Wild…

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ premieres in New Orleans

by Elizabeth Glauser

Congratulations to Beasts of the Southern Wild for their successful New Orleans premiere. The Scene Team was very proud to be a part of Monday night’s premiere, which garnered tons of local and national press for the Southern fairy tale film. Cast and crew, the majority of which were Louisiana natives, gathered at the historic Joy Theater, walking the […]

New clip from ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’

by Morgan Charlesworth

Scene Magazine will be hosting the premiere for Beasts of the Southern Wild in New Orleans next week. “Stay Right Here” is a clip from the film that was shot in Louisiana. It was directed by Benh Zeitlin and stars  Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry and Levy Easterly.  Quvenzhané Wallis stars as Hushpuppy, a six year old girl, who prepares for the […]