New Orleans airport bucks air travel industry's recent declines
Despite the beating the air travel industry has suffered since the worldwide economic downturn began five years ago, one mid-sized airport appears to be bucking that trend.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Jambalaya Brass Band Returns To The Popular Mermaid Parade
In support of their latest CD release, On the Funky Side, Jambalaya Brass Band will be returning to march and perform at one of the most colorful events of the season in NYC, the 31st from 2-3pm.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
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Herman Leonard captured it all, but one wonders if he planned on capturing the viewer's presence as it's reflected in the glass.
Preservation Hall bringing the traditional sound of New Orleans to Power Center
The irony is multi-layered, considering the object of Jaffe's efforts was the New Orleans landmark of traditional jazz, Preservation Hall .
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Music Critic Jeff Spevak's jazz picks
The ponytailed, unassuming director of the Eastman School of Music's New Jazz Ensemble was Ryan Truesdell's right-hand man in developing Truesdell's Grammy-winning Gil Evans Centennial Project.
Big Easy offers perfect trio of food, drinks, music
NEW ORLEANS -- Think of New Orleans and flying beads and bare bosoms may come to mind.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Pam's Party Line for June 16, 2013
Downtown Baton Rouge was buzzing the night of June 8 as several hundred partygoers turned out for the Capitol Park Museum's annual fundraiser.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
A love supreme
"Passionate." "Emotional." "Devoted." Like a lot of jazz performers, saxophonist Sherman Irby tends to use the language of love when he discusses his music.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Louisiana Travels for June 9
The miniature golf complex offers two disabled-accessible 18-hole courses, and is located at 8 Victory Drive across from the park's Storyland.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Save the Ferry parade
To bring awareness for the need of the Algiers-Canal St. ferry dozens of people marched behind the Algier's Brass Band and a Mardi Gras float featuring Louis Armstrong as they rode across the Mississippi River from downtown New Orleans in support of the ferry.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Ruffins releases traditional jazz album
Trumpeter, singer and all-around New Orleans entertainer Kermit Ruffins realized a long-cherished dream with the production of We Partyin' Traditional Style! Featuring a bunch of his personal favorites from the traditional jazz canon, it's an album guaranteed to raise a smile.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Misty Blues Band recalls Billie Holiday and Big Mama Thornton
Gina Coleman and the Misty Blues Band have established a reputation as one of the best blues bands in Berkshire County, and probably beyond.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
"Through a Glass Darkly:" Jazz fills Mandeville shotgun
A Lake Pontchartrain breeze blew through the open windows and doors of the Dew Drop Social and Benevolent Hall Saturday.
New Orleans music 'Hot Picks' for Thursday, June 6: Jazz in the Park, a rare gig from the Happy Talk Band and more
Joe Krown, left, Walter 'Wolfman' Washington and Russell Batiste celebrity their new 'Soul Understanding' CD at the Maple Leaf on Sunday, May 12, 2013.
AOL City Guide
The Saint Hotel, Autograph Collection
Located in New Orleans city centre, the Saint Hotel and Autograph Collection is located less than 5 minutes' walk from the historic French Quarter.
Fri May 31, 2013
WGNO-TV New Orleans
Construction in New Orleans is a good thing
The amount of construction projects going on in New Orleans is nothing short of amazing.
Thu May 30, 2013
Dalai Lama gives WWII veteran and his son a memorable visit to New Orleans
Sidney Walton, left, traveled to New Orleans from San Diego to hear the Dalai Lama speak.
The Orlando Sentinel
Magic Treehouse author, Orlando Shakespeare Theater give away books
Osborne is author of the award-winning Magic Tree House series, and the Shakes will present the stage adaptation of "A Magic Tree House: A Night in New Orleans" this fall.
Weekender music reviews
With all due respect to Wynton Marsalis, an iconic jazz trumpeter known worldwide for his New Orleans roots, he's just about as much Big Apple as he is Big Easy these days.
All About Jazz
The Dixie Ticklers: Standing Pat
The revival of traditional jazz in Britain in the 1950s began in a blaze of idealism.