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King Cake Festival 2018

Ochsner presented the 5th annual King Cake Festival at Champions Square in New Orleans. It was a celebration that benefited Ochsner Hospital for Children.

-Photographer: Theodore Robinson
-Animations: Nathaniel Colin, Jr.

By |January 28th, 2018|Latest Stories|0 Comments

King Cake Taste Tester

Which flavor do you like best?

It’s Mardi Gras time, and that means the good ‘ole ‘Nawlins King Cakes have begun to devour the mouths of New Orleanians as they gear up for the annual King Cake Festival at Champions Square.
But with so many flavors and variations of King Cakes, it’s hard to say which one […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Latest Stories|0 Comments

Leah Chase Turns 95

Watch how the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” Mrs. Leah Chase, celebrated her 95th birthday with family and friends from around the world.

-Producer: Casey Ferrand
-Photographer: Theodore Robinson

By |January 7th, 2018|Latest Stories|0 Comments

Carnival Kickoff 2018 in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish officially kicked off the 2018 Mardi Gras Season with a Royal Toast to the Carnival Kings, Queens, and Captains in the parish.

-Producer: Brandon C. Armant

By |January 6th, 2018|Latest Stories|0 Comments

Blue Bike Riding in NOLA

You’ve likely seen the new brightly colored blue bikes popping up around town. Here’s a look at how it works and details about how you can enter to win a free ride all year long.

-This video was submitted to TDN by Kennedi White, a student at Cabrini High School.

By |January 5th, 2018|Latest Stories|0 Comments

The ESSENCE of Fashion – Hair Glam Squad feature

#EssenceFest 2017 doesn’t only bring great music to New Orleans, but great fashion as well! We spoke with stylists Sabrina Blunt and Meme Kelly at the Hair Glam Squad Salon Experience to see what’s trending this ESSENCE Festival weekend. Whether it’s hair, makeup, barbering or, of course, shopping for the trendiest ensembles and accessories, the […]

By |July 1st, 2017|Latest Stories|0 Comments

The ESSENCE of Community – Celebrity Basketball Game feature

#EssenceFest 2017, Master P. and Team Hope NOLA are balling for a good cause! The Festival’s first-ever Celebrity Basketball Game helped to raise scholarship funds for New Orleans’ youth! Held at Xavier University’s Convocation Center, Romeo, Ray J., Kodak Black, and NBA player Greg Monroe were just a few of the celebrities to ball for […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Latest Stories|0 Comments

The ESSENCE of Hope – Master P., Robert Pack, and Team Hope Nola feature

ESSENCE Fest 2017 kicked off with a multitude of festivities in New Orleans, including an ESSENCE Day of Service, sponsored by Wal-Mart. Essence Festival, presented by Coca-Cola, partnered with New Orleans native Master P. and former NBA player Robert Pack, the founders of Team Hope NOLA, to give back to the citizens of New […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Latest Stories|0 Comments

The ESSENCE of Music – Dee 1 feature

Talk Dat NOLA’s Casey Ferrand talks with national recording artist Dee 1 as he prepares to several performances during the ESSENCE Festival 2017 festivities in New Orleans. The Nola native takes us back to his elementary school, in New Orleans, where he says his foundation began.

-Correspondent: Casey Ferrand
-Photographer/Editor: Christopher Breault

By |June 28th, 2017|Latest Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The ESSENCE of Art – Studio BE feature

Talk Dat NOLA’s Casey Ferrand interviews Brandan “BMike” Odums and goes inside “Studio Be” to see how Bmike is preparing for ESSENCE Festival 2017 in New Orleans.

-Correspondent: Casey Ferrand
-Producer: Nathaniel Colin, Jr.
-Photographer/Editor: Christopher Breault

By |June 27th, 2017|Latest Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments