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  1. Ivar Wigan's best photograph: Star's crumbling house in New OrleansRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    I went to America last year and made friends with Star, a tall, twee elderly guy with an afro. This is his house in New Orleans: such crumbling, 1920s architecture is typical of the south.


  2. JoAnna Garcia Swisher fondly recalls filming 'Astronaut Wives Club' in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The women who portray " The Astronaut Wives Club " got to live in several centuries at once during the New Orleans filming of the ABC docudrama miniseries, a new episode of which airs at 7 p.m. Thursday on WGNO : This one, the last one , and the past couple before that . "We were all very enchanted by being in New Orleans and being together," said JoAnna Garcia Swisher, whose character, Betty Grissom, has entered a challenging character arc at this point in the season.


  3. Magazine Street restaurant The Standard now openRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    Whenever Lana Banks and Ali Wild would come into New Orleans for a weekend, they would eye a tiny shop on Magazine near Milan Street. "We'd always walk by and think, 'What a great spot for a restaurant,'" Banks says.


  4. Elliott Smith, Martin Denny tribute coming to Preservation Hall on Aug. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Martin Denny and Elliott Smith are the inspirations for Preservation Hall 's latest midnight concert, which joins some of New Orleans' most interesting and innovative players onstage on Thursday, Aug. 20. Virtuoso percussionist Mike Dillon has pressed keyboard player Brian Coogan, bassist James Singleton, vibraphonist Jason Marsalis, and singer and sax player Clint Maedgen, of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the New Orleans Bingo! Show, into service for an eclectic program of music by the exotica master and the late singer-songwriter, as well as others.


  5. Self-described 'amateur' Woody Allen talks about jazz band, Minneapolis showRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Allan Stewart Konigsberg's dreams of artistic glory didn't pan out the way he expected. As a teenager in 1950s Brooklyn, he was bitten by the music bug, lingering beside the record player in his bedroom as it played vibrant New Orleans jazz.


  6. Aggressive No BS! Brass Band plays Sunday in ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... four trumpeters and four trombonists, No BS! definitely has a muscular, powerful sound. It's informed by the New Orleans brass band tradition, but with a kit drummer -- co-founder Lance Koehler -- No BS! doesn't march. Virginia is a center of the ...


  7. Nina on Netflix Simone leads a chorus of music docs streaming onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

    ... hoped to become the nation's first black champion of Bach and his ilk. Like Georgian Ray Charles (1930-2004) and New Orleans' James Booker (1939-1983), whose doc Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker premiered at SXSW 2013 and deserves ...


  8. Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival coming to Court SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Event: Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival When: Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 11 a.m. Where: Court Square, Springfield Cost: Free admission For more info: Visit Fun, danceable Latin music, soulful blues, funky New Orleans infused jazz, uplifting gospel and the sounds of smooth jazz will fill the air surrounding Court Square in Springfield on Aug. 8 as people join together to share their love for music and art at the second Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival. "We were very happy with last year's festival.


  9. Satchmo SummerFest 2015: Dates, lineup and New Orleans extrasRead the original story

    17 hrs ago |

    Satchmo Summerfest 2015 tends the flame of a New Orleans cultural icon: trumpeter Louis Armstrong . It's also a fun party if you want to dance.


  10. Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns, "'Lectric Chair Blues"Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WWOZ

    ... features local music with a focus on contemporary and traditional jazz and brass bands. The festival happens in New Orleans the first weekend of each August, coinciding with the anniversary of Louis Armstrong's birthday (August 4). This year, the ...


  11. Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith, Catherine Russell to perform Aug. 5 in WeehawkenRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith, with special guest Catherine Russell , will perform as part of Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center's "Summer Concerts on the Hudson" on Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith combines the repertoire of late organist Jimmy Smith with the rhythms of New Orleans. The band takes original Smith songs and adds their own personal touch with sousaphones, organs, guitars, and more.


  12. Bude's all set for jazz festival ... and beerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Cornish Guardian

    ... Tribute ale, welcomes over 40 local and national acts to the North Cornwall town for a mix of traditional and New Orleans jazz. One of the highlights of the festival, British jazz musician Digby Fairweather will be taking to the stage with his band ...


  13. Satchmo Fest Photo PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WWOZ

    Doreen's Jazz: performing at the Cornet Chop Suey Stage 7/31 at 3:30p [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee] Satchmo SummerFest features local music with a focus on contemporary and traditional jazz and brass bands. The festival happens in New Orleans the first weekend of each August, coinciding with the anniversary of Louis Armstrong's birthday .


  14. New Orleans saintRead the original story

    22 hrs ago |

    The spirit of New Orleans rolls into town on Monday, Aug. 3 when Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue perform their jubilant fusion of funk, jazz, rock and hip-hop beats at the River Run Lodge in Ketchum as part of the Sun Valley Center for the Arts' Summer Concert Series. provides this article only as a news aggregator, NOT as the publisher or as the author.


  15. Shot glasses and Batman figures: A look at the collections of agency creativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DigiDay

    ... shot glasses for over 10 years, and has amassed more than a 100 of them from London to San Francisco to New Orleans and Detroit. He is, he said, "terrified" of flying, and believes they have served as his "lucky amulets." Rizuto has relocated to ...


  16. Quick Bites, July 29, 2105: Roux Dat Cajun Creole adds beer and wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Chad Glassley opened Roux Dat last Memorial Day weekend. A year later, the New Orleans-inspired quick-service restaurant has added beer and wine to its menu, chef and owner Chad Glassley, above, has announced.


  17. Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron Celebrates with Three Full...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Satchmo SummerFest includes Deacon John's festival debut; Katrina Anniversary Panel: Musical First Responders; Satchmo: His Life in New Orleans; Spirit of Satch Awards; Pops' Playhouse for Kids; Jazz Mass at St. Augustine Church; and more. "In 2015, FQFI will implement a nominal $5 daily admission fee but kids under 12 are free," said Marci Schramm, FQFI Director.


  18. Stony Creek Celebrates Summer and Sun Juice in Sizziling Louisiana StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    ... muggy (yet pleasantly breezy) weather, and made complete by the music stylings of the Funky Dawgz Brass Band (a New Orleans-style jazz band) and the pungent, delicious smell of boiling crawfish. This is the first big summer event in the life of the ...


  19. Revered trauma physician Dr. Norman McSwain dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Dr. Norman McSwain, a New Orleans physician revered for establishing New Orleans' emergency medical services system, died Tuesday, according to the NOPD. He was 78. , according to the New Orleans Police Department.


  20. Sounds of summer continue in Kent | ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kent Reporter

    ... 30. Band consistently delivers a high energy show, engaging audiences with its innovative blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds, contemporary jazz and hip-hop beats. Joy Mills Band: Aug. 6. Seattle-based band delivers a well-grooved blend of ...