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  1. Mardi Gras spotlights family valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Shorthorn

    The Straub family has always celebrated the tradition of Mardi Gras together near New Orleans. Since the journalism junior was a child, she has experienced Mardi Gras from different perspectives.

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  2. Grammy Awards countdown: Tony Bennett vs. Bob Dylan for trad pop album?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | USA Today

    Grammy Awards countdown: Tony Bennett vs. Bob Dylan for trad pop album? Could Bob Dylan take home a Grammy Award this year, for an album inspired by Sinatra? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1XejfSG Tony Bennett, performing at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April 2015, is once again a contender for a traditional pop Grammy. To absolutely no one's surprise, Tony Bennett is once again a contender at next Monday's Grammy Awards, in the category of best traditional pop vocal album.

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  3. Mardi Gras 2016: Staten Island restaurants make Fat Tuesday big & easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | SILive.com

    Chef Julian Gaxholli, owner of Bayou restaurant, whips up his signature seafood jambalaya - just in time for Mardis Gras. Video by Anthony DePrimo STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - It's the annual symbol of New Orleans' unstoppable spirit we here at SILive like to refer to as "Party Gras" Mardi Gras, aka Fat Tuesday, traditionally drops the day before Ash Wednesday.

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  4. Super Bowl 50: Beyonce's politicized halftime show draws cheers, jeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Inside Bay Area

    ... San Francisco police. The performance came a day after Beyonce, not usually known for her politics, released a New Orleans-set video for "Formation," which includes references to Black Lives Matter, Katrina and other hot-button issues. The Super ...

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  5. Mardi Gras in Miami: Celebrate with Crawfish, Beer, and King CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Miami New Times

    ... around the globe with music, parades, dancing in the street, food, and drink. Though most people think of New Orleans' famous parades and celebrations, there are planty of ways to get your party on in Miami. So grab some beads and a mask and drink, ...

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  6. Cultural appeal of jazz and poetry expand across the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... notable works in the genre as well. Although less lionized, as it were, than many of his contemporaries, New Orleans native Bob Kaufman (1925-1986) is often cited as one of the founding fathers of the Beat Movement. In addition, he is credited with ...

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  7. Heritage Blues Orchestra to Perform in Park City, 2/27Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Junior Mack (guitar and vocals) delivers a blend of genres spanning the grit of low-down country and blues, New Orleans brass, gospel and fiery postmodern jazz as well as the haunting cries of work songs and pulsating drums. For the Park City ...

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  8. The Northern Southerner: There's a Plastic Baby in My CakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Southern Living

    ... jambalaya, red beans and rice, and shrimp. Pretty much any dish that people in Arizona thought constituted as New Orleans food. So I was eating my king cake and almost swallowed the tiny baby whole, but I spit it out just in time. What is this? ...

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  9. Live Music EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Best of New Orleans

    ... enjoyed dabbing on the parade route, viral progenitors Migos also perform at 8 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre. New Orleans punk trio Trampoline Team's 2015 full-length Make It Faster (Pelican Pow Wow) is a 20-minute blast to the gut - a perfect Mardi ...

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  10. Que la fete commence! A sneak peek at the new Crawdaddy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | OnMilwaukee

    ... than the old restaurant) and sports a combination of rich red walls donning black and white music-themed prints, New Orleans jazz festival posters, musical instruments and exposed brick. Crawdaddy's has a long history of creating cajun fusion dishes ...

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  11. Ultimate Excursions Reviews Music Lovers' Vacation DestinationsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | KXVO

    ... experience, Frenchmen Street is off the beaten path and offers venues like the Spotted Cat or Snug Harbor. New Orleans ranks the number one city for festivals and is a must see for music lovers. has influences derived from a variety of cultures ...

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  12. The New Mastersounds on Playing New Orleans Funk in Denver's Thin AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Denver Westword

    The New Mastersounds play eight Colorado shows, including Thursday, February 11 at Ophelia's Electrc Soapbox, and Friday, February 12 and Saturday, February 13 at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom. As a teenager growing up in Wales, Eddie Roberts, guitarist and founder of the New Mastersounds , started immersing himself in faraway influences: jazz and New Orleans funk.

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  13. Holidays for daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NewsReview.com

    ... will be decidedly less family-friendly. It'll take the form of a bar hop, with drink specials, live jazz and New Orleans-inspired food across eight venues starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Don't miss the po'boys at River City Saloon (916 Second ...

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  14. The joint was jumpin' as jazz band jams at senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Westport News

    ... of a series of Sunday indoor concerts. The seven-member band, which performs at jazz festivals from Maine to New Orleans and Europe, played jazz, Dixieland, blues, rags, swing, spirituals and more. Cornet player Fred Vigorito has led the band since ...

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  15. American Queen touts themed cruises along the MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Examiner.com

    ... showcase the diversity and drama of the mighty Mississippi River as the river ship American Queen travels from New Orleans to Memphis beginning this spring. "We are thrilled to offer these highly-anticipated themed cruises which celebrate the lively ...

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  16. Hometown guitar hero Jimmie Vaughan riffs, rides in Mardi Gras Oak Cliff paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Dallas Morning News

    Mardi Gras celebrations nationwide try to capture the spirit of New Orleans. For North Texas' largest parade honoring the season, the flavor remained distinctly Oak Cliff.

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  17. Where To Celebrate Mardi Gras in New York CityRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | DNAInfo.com

    ... "Funky Fat Tuesday" celebration. Tickets are $39.50 in advance; $45 day of show. If you're craving some good New Orleans grub, come to French Roast for a delicious offering of classic dishes such as blackened catfish, chicken and sausage gumbo, and ...

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  18. 2/7/16: Today's Top Tips: Puppy Bowl SundayRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Nippertown!

    ... All, More Than Human and I Glow in the Dark . 7pm. MUSIC : The Crick Diefendorf Band @ Reel Seafood , Colonie. New Orleans jazz for a special Mardi Gras brunch. 11:30am-2pm. THEATER : "Freedom Train" @ the Palace Theatre , Albany. Park Playhouse ...

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  19. Things to Do Sunday, February 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Post and Courier

    ... classic that deals with a culture clash between two symbolic characters. In the play, Blanche DuBois moves to New Orleans to live with her sister Stella and brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski. While Blanche is a pretentious, fading Southern belle, ...

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  20. VIDEO / DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Branford Marsalis, in the TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | All About Jazz

    Although he's known as a thoroughly modern musician, saxophonist Branford Marsalis also is the second-eldest son of one of New Orleans' most famous musical families. So it's no surprise that he's demonstrated an affinity for classic jazz tunes throughout his career, mixing interpretations of well-known standards with his own original compositions both on stage and on record.

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