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1 hr ago | NOLA.com

Brazil spices New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 with music, art, parades and more

Giant Brazilian snake invades New Orleans Jazz Fest 2014 . That's the tabloid headline for the smart cultural exchange that will bring nearly 100 Brazilian musicians, dancers, puppeteers, artists, and cooks to the New Orleans Fairgrounds, April 25 - May 4. And don't let the big snake frighten you.

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2 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans

Murder-for-hire plot alleged in slaying of husband on Willow Street

A husband shot to death on Willow Street in west-Carrollton last summer was the victim of his estranged wife's plot to have him killed, New Orleans police allege in court documents and recent testimony, but defense attorneys are already questioning whether investigators identified the correct triggerman in the case.

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6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

St. Tammany Art Association hosts 'Get Fired Up!' to raise money for new kiln

That's the cost of one raffle ticket being sold as part of "Get Fired Up!," the St. Tammany Art Association 's current fundraiser for a new kiln for its ceramics studio.

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10 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

New Orleans Jazz Fest food, what's good, where to find it and what's missing in 2014

New Orleans Jazz Fest is host to more than 70 food vendors . It is almost as tough to decide where to eat as it is to decide which musical act to catch.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Mickey Easterling's wake

A celebration of the life of Mickey Easterling, a New Orleans philanthropist and party giver who died April 14, was held at the Saenger Theatre Tuesday evening April 22, 2014.

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The Times-Picayune

French Quarter T-shirt shop owners fight back against crackdown

Sadiq Khan, 70, wants people to know that he is a father of four and grandfather of seven; that he immigrated to the United States from Southeast Asia in 1973 and later became a naturalized citizen.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Star Tulane football recruit charged with rape

A recently enrolled Tulane University student who is regarded as one of the top newcomers to the Green Wave football team has been charged with rape, the WDSU I-Team has learned.

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NOLA.com

Best bets for the first weekend of the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest stretches over two weekends -- Friday, April 25, to Sunday, April 27; and Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4. The full schedule for all seven days of the New Orleans Jazz Fest of music may be too much of a good thing: How do you decide which acts to see? Here is a recap of Best Bets for the first weekend of the ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Welcome to the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest, which will be the same, but different

When the 2014 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 25th, it will look and feel much like last year's festival, and the one before that.

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NOLA.com

As New Orleans ranks among worst cities for bike deaths, can Jefferson Parish prevent similar accidents?

A map created by the Regional Planning Commission shows areas of concern for bikers in Jefferson Parish, based on traffic speed and density; previous crash locations; and difficult crossings on bridges and underpasses.

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The Times-Picayune

What's a great New Orleans building? See Richard Sexton's picks -- and add your list

Richard Sexton knows what he likes about New Orleans. Two decades ago, the acclaimed photographer and architectural thinker put a Bywater bathroom on the cover of his first book about the city, "New Orleans Elegance and Decadence."

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Sunherald.com

Hancock County sends case of dismembered woman to Louisiana

The unsolved killing of a dismembered New Orleans woman is being turned over to police in Kenner, La., and the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.

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Alabama Live

Landry's Seafood's Flavors of New Orleans appetizer menu contains some catches and some...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- If any of the seven offerings on Landry's Seafood House's new Flavors of New Orleans appetizer menu can stand up as an entree it's the Shrimp Clemenceau.

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The Times-Picayune

Fire breathers, sword swallowers and others perform at Freaksheaux to Geaux

All the world's a stage, but on Friday , circus-inspired, vaudeville acts harmonically converged at the AllWays Lounge and Theatre for "Freaksheaux to Geaux - Resurrect-Aversary."

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Sync Up

Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the seventh annual Sync Up conference hosts panel discussions and keynote interviews with music industry pros.

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The Times-Picayune

Bourbon Street noise ordinance heads to New Orleans City Council

The latest proposed revisions to New Orleans' loud-noise laws , a subject of negotiations that has bedeviled city officials, musicians and French Quarter residents for years, finally heads to the City Council this week.

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The Times-Picayune

New Orleans city employees rise up in defiance of Landrieu's Civil Service package

Dozens of New Orleans city employees, many of them first responders, descended on City Hall on Monday , united in opposition to his proposed civil service overhaul.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Saturday, April 26

Davell Crawford The piano-playing Prince of New Orleans released the critically acclaimed My Gift to You in 2013, his first in more than a decade.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Friday, April 25

Alexey Marti & Urban Mind Born and raised in Havana, Cuba, percussionist Alexey Marti moved to New Orleans in 2008 to study jazz at the University of New Orleans.

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Best of New Orleans

2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Performer's Picks: Bruce 'Sunpie' Barnes

Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes performed at the Banana Boat Gazebo, near what is now the Samsung Galaxy Stage, at his first Jazz Fest and has performed at 25 straight festivals since then.

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