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Wednesday Aug 27 | Star Tribune

Liv Warfield, Prince backup singer, adds second Dakota show

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | NOLA.com

Dr. John's Louis Armstrong tribute 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat' is both too much and too little

From his landmark 1972 New Orleans rhythm & blues treatise "Gumbo" through more recent tributes to Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer, Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack has often turned to outside sources for material.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Man accused of kidnapping, robbing, repeatedly raping 19-year-old woman

A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with kidnapping a 19-year-old woman in New Orleans, taking her to St. Charles Parish and raping and robbing her.

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The New Zealand Herald

Louisiana: On the Big Easy beat

It was a spur of the moment decision. I needed to go to Florida to take care of some family matters, but decided that I would spend a few days in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Jazz, New Orleans, LA, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Jelly Roll Morton, Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Goatwhore

A side of New Orleans not getting much play on Treme , Goatwhore channels every evil impulse of its blackened death thrash into Constricting Rage of the Merciless , sixth LP of ill intent.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Model D

Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge

Dameon Gabriel comes from New Orleans music royalty. His family can trace its music roots all the way back to 1850s New Orleans and the eventual beginnings of jazz.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Jazz, Life, Food, Dining, Detroit, MI

WGNO-TV New Orleans

Branford Marsalis Appreciates the Lessons New Orleans Taught Him

We got a real treat recently having Branford Marsalis in town. And while we often consider the Marsalis' the first family of Jazz, Branford said mastering his horn came by playing a variety of music.

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Best of New Orleans

Out now: new releases from Dr. John, Benjamin Booker

Lo-fi demos of chugging blues numbers gave Booker a chance to flex his newly discovered gift of a voice, a smoke-rattled, throaty, note-sensitive whisper-growl not unlike that of blues greats before him.

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Los Angeles Times

Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'

Dr. John, a.k.a. Mac Rebennack, says Louis Armstrong visited him in a dream. He's seen here playing in their shared hometown of New Orleans last year.

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WWOZ

Delfeayo Marsalis, "Sesame Street" and other selections from The Last Southern Gentlemen

Back to school special! NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis , along with his father Ellis, brother Jason, and bassist David Pulphus perform "Can You tell me how to get to Sesame Street?" and other selections from Delfeayo's upcoming release The Last Southern Gentlemen .

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KBCO.com

New Dr. John LP - The Spirit of Satch

Dr. John tributes another New Orleans legend on his new LP out today, Louis Armstrong .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Deadline

'Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker Rejoins Jazz Biopic 'Bolden'

EXCLUSIVE : Hot off his turn as the bounty hunter Yondu in Marvel's hit Guardians of the Galaxy , Michael Rooker is returning to Bolden .

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Guardians of the Galaxy, Crime Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Slither, Michael Rooker, Anthony Mackie, Music!, Drama Movies

The Winnipeg Free Press

PEOPLExpress, new discount airline with old name, to add New Orleans service on Aug. 28

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officials say they're welcoming a new low-cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia.

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WWOZ

Mia Borders, "Try Me On"

During Jam in the Van's Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with New Orleans singer/songwriter Mia Borders near Harrah's at the head of Canal Street .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sun., Aug. 17: The Hot 8 Brass Band

The Hot 8 Brass Band performs at the Only In Louisiana concert held at the Baton Rouge Magnet High School auditorium on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

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Star Tribune

Our five faves of the moment: "Rose," Dr. John's new Satchmo tribute album, Five Watt coffee, more

The one-woman play seems to lack major action as the title character sits on a bench for the duration of the show.

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Sunherald.com

New discount airline to add service to New Orleans

Officials say PEOPLExpress will begin flying from to New Orleans on Aug. 28. The airline will provide service three days a week to Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport in Virginia.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

L.A. Music Today: Danny Freyer

"One of the best jazz vocals CD's I've heard in a long time," says DJ Mark Landesman, at WWOZ New Orleans' Jazz station 90.7 FM.

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NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Sat., Aug. 16: Mannie Fresh

PETER FOREST PHOTO Mannie Fresh work the turntables at the Red Bulletin Stage during VooDoo Fest in New Orleans on Sunday, October 30, 2011.

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WWOZ

The Deslondes at Newport Folk Fest

Proud to share some good news from the continually up-and-coming New Orleans country-folk scene that's blossomed from the 9th Ward.

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Related Topix: Music!, Drama Movies, New Orleans, LA, Newport Folk Festival, Country, Dwight Yoakam

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Directed by Arthur Lubin

Starring Arturo de Cordova and Louis Armstrong

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