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New Orleans on JamBase
Jazz Fest 2013 proved as colorful and diverse as New Orleans itself- from the throngs of muddy, die-hard Dave Matthews Band fans slipping and sliding in front of the Acura stage to the hand-raising, hymn-belting Gospel Tent over to the two-stepping Cajun baby boomers catching their favorite Zydeco at the Fais Do Do stage, there was something for ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Cripple Creek Theatre Company makes 'Clybourne Park' an address to remember
It's hardly by chance that Cripple Creek Theatre Co. is staging "Clybourne Park" - Bruce Norris' Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning play about the shattering intergenerational shifts of a Chicago neighborhood - amid a New Orleans neighborhood that itself is grappling with social and economic upheaval.
New Orleans music 'Hot Picks' for Tuesday, May 21, 2013: Stanton Moore, Treme Brass Band
Even on a quiet Tuesday, you can savor top-shelf local music in New Orleans. Options for May 21, 2013 include: Stanton Moore is best known as the powerhouse drummer in Galactic, a player equally enamored of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham and the Meters' Zigaboo Modeliste.
Sun May 19, 2013
Dalai Lama talks globally, boogies locally at Tulane commencement
Like the 2,800 Tulane University graduates massed before him Saturday morning in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Dalai Lama was clearly ready to party.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ruppel Academy science teacher wins Jefferson Parish honors
Ruppel Academy for Advanced Studies' staff and students are celebrating because their very own science teacher Emily Miller has been awarded Jefferson Parish Middle School Teacher of the Year.
New Orleans says gunfire won't end 'second lines'
New Orleans officials and cultural advocates say the Mother's Day parade shootings that left 20 people injured won't spell the end of second-line parades, the local tradition that celebrates the city and its people.
Fri May 17, 2013
All Aboard Gala for Homer A. Plessy is June 7 in New Orleans: School News
The second annual All Aboard Gala will be held June 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Marigny Opera House, 725 St.
Second-line advocates, musicians worry about the tradition
The Original Big 7 Social Aid & Pleasure Club with the Original Big 7 Junior Steppers second-line with a brass band down Pauger Street as part of the 7th Ward Festival in celebration of Mother's Day in 2009.
Grammy Winner Delfeayo Marsalis, Performs at Raue Center
Grammy Award-winning producer and NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis brings "Sweet Thunder" to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake.
Joe's Pub Makes Brooklyn Debut at Great GoogaMooga Festival Today
Joe's Pub at The Public will make its debut in Brooklyn as a co-presenter at the second annual Great GoogaMooga Festival in Prospect Park.
Thu May 16, 2013
NOCCA cellist, 17, joins Carnegie Hall's prestigious National Youth Orchestra
The day I met Angelique Montes at the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts , she walked into her teacher's office carrying her cello in a backpack.
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New Orleans teen shooting suspect arrested
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Police have arrested Akein Scott, a 19-year-old suspect in the Mother's Day shooting in the US city of New Orleans that injured 19 people, including two 10-year-old kids.
Pianist Craig Taborn sounds ready for New Orleans Jazz Fest on acclaimed 'Chants' CD
Pianist Craig Taborn has captured the attention of music critics across the United States with "Chants," his grand new trio recording.
New Orleans music 'Hot Picks' for Sunday, May 19, 2013: Jason Marsalis and more
Jason Marsalis, the youngest of the brothers, cut his teeth on drums. He's still a first-rate jazz drummer, as evidenced by his work with the Marcus Roberts Trio and, at a recent awards banquet, the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra.
Jill McCorkle visits Garden District Book Shop, plus more Thursday in New Orleans
Jill McCorkle visits New Orleans' Garden District Book Shop to discuss and sign 'Life After Life,' her first published novel in 17 years, on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
New Orleans music 'Hot Picks' for Monday, May 20, 2013: Delta Rae and more
Delta Rae, seen here at the 2012 Voodoo Fest, returns to New Orleans to perform at The Parish of the House of Blues on Monday, May 20, 2013.
DiCaprio, Spielberg open a stormy Cannes
New Orleans police say the suspect in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded has been taken into custody.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Paramus Post
JD & The Straight Shot Perform Springsteen's 'Pink Cadillac' In-Studio for ARTISTdirect
JD & The Straight Shot gives ARTISTdirect an exclusive peek into the band's recent rehearsal at Sear Sound Studios in NYC! Watch JD & Straight Shot's bluesy/down-home rendition of "Pink Cadillac" by Bruce Springsteen, here: http://bit.ly/12mUuJm. Founded by frontman Jim Dolan, JD & The Straight released their fourth studio album Midnight Run last ... (more)
Bill Muter: Tubas Are Cool
The big bulky brass instrument conjures up images of lockstep marching bands, or smoky New Orleans jazz joints, but never anything remotely new or avant-garde. Set all you preconceived notions about the tuba aside, and get ready for Boca Raton born and bred musician Bill Muter to blow your mind with the beast of brass.