Art Collective Hool Studios Embodies the Collaborative Spirit of New Orleans

By Adin Charasz Jack “Dutch” Allen Jr., Sam Davis, and Gabe Cohen set up their instruments in a small room. Amplifier cables and guitar picks clutter the floor. Cohen sits at the drum set in the corner of the room. The three twenty-one-year-old men are members of New Orleans art collective Hool Studios. The group… Read More Art Collective Hool Studios Embodies the Collaborative Spirit of New Orleans

We’re Going Down: Coping With Louisiana’s Land Loss

By Andy Swicord Josh Fox is a longtime consumer and player of music. A devout fan of the electronic band LCD Soundsystem, he shows up early for their set two nights in a row. At the first set, where the band headlines Halloween’s famed Voodoo Festival in New Orleans, Fox waits patiently, donning an inconspicuous cap… Read More We’re Going Down: Coping With Louisiana’s Land Loss

Stay Awhile: Running a Bookstore in the Digital Age

By Faye Daigle On a crisp Tuesday afternoon, a couple approach Tubby and Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop and pause before its steps. It looks inoffensively residential with a small white porch and green glass windows. Brushing his fingers across his girlfriend’s tattooed back, the post-collegiate presses his other hand over his moustache in contemplation. “Are you… Read More Stay Awhile: Running a Bookstore in the Digital Age