Celebrating Five Years
of Inside New Orleans
Happy Birthday, Inside New Orleans!

The October-November 2018 issue is VOL. 5, NO. 5. We are beginning our 5th year in New Orleans! Woo Hoo! On a wall in my office, I have each cover of Inside New Orleans taped up in order, beginning with James Michalopoulos in October 2014 all the way to October 2018 with Carol Hallock. The stories, the artists, the people— each issue has its own personality.

This issue is definitely going to be a fan favorite. I have worked with our cover artist before, and I just love her work. I enjoyed telling her story (page 18). And Pontchartrain Beach? Shauna Grissett had a great time with Bryan Batt and Katy Danos learning all about their new book  Pontchartrain Beach: A Family Affair!   (page 28)

Leslie Cardé has contributed to several recent issues, and she always has something great to share. This time, she sat down with Angela Hill (page 36). And Karen Gibbs had a wonderful time learning about some of the heroic women in New Orleans’ past (page 42).

The 2018-19 Cultural Guide highlights the schedules from the theaters, the Opera, the LPO, the Ballet and the art world. Speaking of the LPO—please mark your calendars for a very special concert on Saturday, November 17, when our own Michael Harold and his partner, Quinn Peeper, will be performing with the LPO in  Rach and Bach . It promises to be a very entertaining evening. See page 62 for more details.

Twenty-five—25!—issues of Inside New Orleans to date, and we are just getting started! I hope you enjoy the magazine for many years to come!

Anne Honeywell, Editor-in-Chief
From the issue: The 2018-19 Cultural Guide and Angela Hill
photo: John Barrois
photo: Candra George
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