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  1. After the Fire: Listening to 'Dixieland' jazz, and thinking about drinking a beer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | The Potable Curmudgeon

    ... Chicago brashly copied what they heard being played by others, both black and white, many of whom came from New Orleans. In the process of creating a "new" amalgam of older forms, they soon experienced a predictable arc: First rejection, then ...

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  2. Travel Top 10: Best hotel barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Redwood Room at San Francisco's The Clift was just rated the fifth best hotel bar in the nation by USA Today. The votes are in, say the folks at USA Today's 10Best, and the best hotel bars in the nation include a luxurious top 10 sampling of sipping spots, from New Orleans' swanky Sazerac Bar to San Francisco's sleek and sophisticated Redwood Room, pictured, at The Clift Hotel.

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  3. Raiders' Karl Joseph happy with progress on defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    ... as another step in the process of getting Joseph ready to play on Sept. 11, when the regular season opens in New Orleans against the Saints. It's been a marathon of sorts, which began when the Raiders drafted Joseph, with the regular season opener ...

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  4. Barbara Dane, 89, an unchanging voice in activism, musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | SFGate

    Barbara Dane moved to Berkeley in the late 1940s and started out as a folkie, but before long she was hanging out with blues musicians and jazz players devoted to the early New Orleans sound. Barbara Dane moved to Berkeley in the late 1940s and started out as a folkie, but before long she was hanging out with blues musicians and jazz players devoted to the early New Orleans sound.

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  5. Cecile SavageRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2016 | WWOZ

    ... "Back O' Town" neighborhood that borders the infamous Storyville red-light district. As Jazz became one of New Orleans' greatest exports, this block of South Rampart, also known as "The Ramp," was a teeming commercial district that included the ...

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  6. The National Park Service celebrates America's jazz music in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Deseret News

    ... park visitor center in the Old Mint. The piano is hand-painted with scenes from Louisiana's national parks. In New Orleans, a National Park Service site celebrates the long history of jazz. Guided walks, concerts and exhibits tell the long history ...

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  7. Name isna t the only funky thing about Miami-roots band PicadilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Miami native Sol Ruiz, one of the lead singers of the Spanglish-speaking fusion band Picadillo, was just a kid fresh out of New World School of the Arts when she moved to New Orleans to surround herself with her beloved jazz and blues. She rode a bike around the city with a banjo on her back, stopping wherever crowds gathered to improvise ditties and pick up a little cash.

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  8. Reporter surprised to find jazz 'dignified' in 1920Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    There was plenty of competition among entertainment venues in New Orleans in 1919. There were vaudeville shows, moving pictures and concerts large and small.

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  9. Cast Set for Magic Tree House: a Night in New Orleans at Stages Theatre CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Stages Theatre Company presents Magic Tree House: A Night in New Orleans, directed by Jamil Jude. With the musical director J.D. Steele, and choreographer Michael Matthew Ferrell, the stage is set on this magical musical.

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  10. Nayo Jones ExperienceRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | WWOZ

    ... "Back O' Town" neighborhood that borders the infamous Storyville red-light district. As Jazz became one of New Orleans' greatest exports, this block of South Rampart, also known as "The Ramp," was a teeming commercial district that included the ...

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  11. Cupertino: Sunny View seniors help $11,000 for seniors in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Cupertino Courier

    ... York and Nchii have toured the United States over the last few weeks, giving presentations and making stops in New Orleans, Las Vegas and the Bay Area. At press time, they were scheduled to travel to Colorado, Washington D.C. and New York. Nchii has ...

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  12. Can eating champ Joey Chestnut beat Matt Stonie's record of 103 tacos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    ... will want to arrive early for the 4:30 p.m. eat-off featuring 10 competitors from as far away as New Jersey and New Orleans. The event is sanctioned by Major League Eating. The number to beat is 103. And although the contestants probably will be ...

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  13. 'Jelly' musical makes regional debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Washington Blade

    ... (Cleavant Derricks), a top-hatted spiritual guide, is on hand to help him review his life. The journey begins in New Orleans, where Young Jelly (Elijah Mayo), born Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe around 1890, strays from his respectable Creole family to ...

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  14. 'Wire' actor Wendell Pierce loses Baton Rouge homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    ... generosity given to my family during Katrina." Pierce's parents' home was damaged when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005. The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and ...

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  15. Family, friends, music community say good bye to music legend Pete FountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    New Orleans music legend Pete Fountain was laid to rest Wednesday. The Clarinetist died on Aug. 6 at the age of 86. A funeral mass inside St. Louis Cathedral was standing room only as people gathered to remember his legacy.

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  16. Barbara Dane shows her mellower side in new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | SFGate

    ... " Trouble in Mind " - and her rousing performances with San Francisco trombonist Turk Murphy and other New Orleans jazz devotees - made a big impression on musicians and audiences. (Jazz critic Leonard Feather memorably called her " Bessie Smith in ...

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  17. Hell Is Hot: How Squirrel Nut Zippers Accidentally Sold a Million RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... of October and beginning of November 1995, Squirrel Nut Zippers posted up at Daniel Lanois's Kingsway Studios in New Orleans to record its second album, Hot, which would propel the band to its strange national stardom. The Zippers never planned on ...

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  18. Brazilian exchange student in Slidell filled with wonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    ... still soaking in the nuances of her new environment several weeks into the school year. "When I arrived in the New Orleans airport, I didn't imagine there would be people with flowers and a banner with my name. I was scared on the plane, because I ...

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  19. Commentary: A closer walk with PeteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    Even more than music, Pete Fountain's gift to the world was New Orleans' sense of fun, celebration and joie de vivre. Pete Fountain, who died Aug. 6 at 86, wasn't just a New Orleans musician.

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  20. Pizarro: San Jose Jazz Summer Fest was electric, inside and outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    ... to see but didn't get the chance because I was having such a blast watching someone else on another stage. New Orleans band Galactic's late-night set on the main stage was the high-energy closer that "Friday Funkday" needed. Vocalist Erica Falls did ...

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