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Friday Arts: New Orleans goes to the Oscars

January 23, 2009 - The Academy Awards gave a nod to Louisiana Thursday when "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," which was shot in New Orleans and is considered the state's biggest project to date, earned the most nominations with 13. The movie stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.

Welcome and thank you, readers

November 8, 2008 - A quick welcome to the 20,000+ new readers who have come to Facing South this week for our special Voting Rights and Election 2008 coverage. And to you regulars who keep coming back for more -- thanks to you, too.