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It's the first ever workshop like it in the lake area. Young jazz enthusiasts had the opportunity to learn from some of New Orleans' pros in a unique atmosphere.
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It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.
Stimulating in its willingness to try new things, yet reassuring that the Last Hombres - who'd somehow remained silent for some 10 years - remain as standard bearers for the Band's rootsy brand of mythmaking.
New Orleans funk rockers Dumpstaphunk brought their high energy show to the Rev Room in Little Rock on Friday, July 11, 2014.
Born in New Orleans in 1891, he spent most of his life in Chicago, growing up black in a predominantly white neighborhood, the son of a Pullman porter and an educator turned housewife.
The epic road trip that brought Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters to Preservation Hall in May for a blowout concert that closed down St. Peter Street is headed for an October premiere date on HBO .
The Velvet Lounge music series at Rock City CafA©, 316 Main St., will present live music Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. On Friday, the Velvet Lounge will present B. Singer, who splits his time between the coastal mountains of Maine and the sweet and gritty city of New Orleans.
Louis Misko, a Biloxi native and San Diego resident with terminal cancer who threw a wake for himself in New Orleans in April, has died.
In the heat of a Louisiana July, the cool breezes of autumn seem a long way away indeed.
Open a copy of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire and you will find the playwright's lyrical description of the 1940s New Orleans in which it is set: a poor quarter with "raffish charm", houses with rickety galleries and "quaintly ornamented gables".
Among the great American capitals of black culture, the Magic City has always been a beacon of music, art, and hope.
If you are someone who loves visiting New Orleans for the great food, terrific jazz, and unparalleled nightlife, or for the unique history and architecture, and you don't want that idyllic image complicated in any way, you should probably avoid the film.
Hits from the musical genre known as ragtime -- which was popular back in the late 1800s through the early 1900s, especially in St. Louis and New Orleans -- will be played throughout Greenfield Village at the Ragtime Street Fair.
The expert baritone and car-chase specialist is such a resourceful, multidimensional performer that he hardly needs to anchor himself to a conceit like a Ratpack tribute.
Photo by CORD MCPHAIL -- Rotary Downs members are, back row from left, Zack Smith, James Marler and Jason Rhein; front row, Chris Colombo, Alex Smith and Anthony Cuccia.
Stolen hearts are all the rage. Director Tony Simotes, with a genial stroke of genius, has stolen all our hearts as he transplants Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" into New Orleans in the heart of its own jazz age.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 08:18 pm
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